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Flight information Sydney to Apia

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Average flight time, total distance 4340 kilometres

5h 15min

Apia Faleolo and Apia Fagali I

2 airports

Which airlines fly from Sydney to Apia?

All flights from Sydney to Apia arrive at Apia Faleolo Airport. Direct flights are available with:

Many more airlines fly this route with 1 stop on the way. Compare airfare from:

Other airlines have 2 or more layovers.

Is there a time difference between Sydney and Apia?

Apia is 3 hours ahead of Sydney all year round.

What is the weather like in Apia?

Apia is much warmer than Sydney, with average temperatures from 26°C to 28°C across the year. The seasons are divided into wet (November to April) and dry (March to October), with March being the wettest month.

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Essential travel information for Apia

  • Australian passport holders receive an entry permit on arrival in Samoa that's valid for 60 days.
  • If it's your first trip, read Skyscanner's first-timers guide to visiting Samoa for inspiration.

Departing from Sydney

Sydney Airport (SYD) is 10km from the city centre. Trains, buses and taxis go to the airport 24 hours a day, or you can use on-site parking. For international flights to Apia, you need the International Terminal (Terminal 1). This has its own metro station for convenience.

On entering the terminal, check the information screens to find out where you need to check in and drop your bags. You can then head through the security checks any time before your flight is called. It's advised that you arrive at Sydney Airport no later than 3 hours before international departures.

Arriving in Apia

Apia has 2 airports. Flights from Sydney arrive at the larger of the pair, Apia Faleolo Airport (APW). The single terminal has limited facilities for arriving travellers, including ATMs and foreign exchange where you can get local currency, a souvenir shop and a snack bar.

The airport is 40km from Apia itself. If you're staying in the city or nearby, expect to pay around WS$12 by public bus or WS$80 by taxi. You can also hire a car inside the terminal if you want to explore Samoa on your own terms.

Return flights from Apia to Sydney

Make sure you check your flight booking and go to the right airport for your return flight to Sydney. Apia has 2 airports:

Most airlines use Faleolo Airport. Read more about flights from Apia to Sydney.

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Please note: all information is correct as of January 2019.

Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.