Cheap flights to Apia

Flights to Apia in 2022

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 14% potential price rise
Cheapest inMarchBest time to find cheap flights, 5% potential price drop
Average price$837Average for return flights in January 2022
Return from$1,051From Sydney Kingsford Smith to Apia Faleolo
One-way from$1,153One-way flight from Sydney Kingsford Smith (SYD) to Apia Faleolo (APW)

Apia 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Apia found for this year
4 Jul. - 11 Jul.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

APW

Apia Faleolo

1 stop

15h 15m
APW

Apia Faleolo

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

14h 00m
$1,051

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 19/1/22

20 Oct. - 27 Oct.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

APW

Apia Faleolo

1 stop

22h 25m
APW

Apia Faleolo

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

30h 10m
$1,105

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 19/1/22

4 Jul. - 11 Jul.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

APW

Apia Faleolo

2 stops

44h 45m
APW

Apia Faleolo

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

21h 50m
$1,159

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 19/1/22

Can I fly to Apia Faleolo from Australia right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Australia to Apia Faleolo

Most visitors from Australia will not be allowed to enter Apia Faleolo.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Australia must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Apia Faleolo.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Australia are not required to quarantine after entering Apia Faleolo.

Documents
Health Declaration Form - Must be completed 72 hours before departure to Samoa.


Can I fly back to Australia from Apia Faleolo?

Returning to Australia from Apia Faleolo

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Apia Faleolo must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Australia.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Apia Faleolo are not required to quarantine after entering Australia.

What is the cheapest month to fly to Apia?

The cheapest ticket to Apia found for each month in 2022 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.

January

$786

February

$645

March

$657

April

$772

May

$744

June

$813

July

$801

August

$811

September

$812

October

$595

November

$653

December

$862

At the present moment the cheapest month to fly to Apia is currently October; with December being the most expensive. Prices will vary depending on multiple factors such as booking in advance, airline and departure airports and times.

When is the best time to fly to Apia?

Average Apia flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2022 and 2023 by month

SYD - APW

Price

$595 - $1,403

APW

Temperature

25 - 26 °C

APW

Precipitation

80 - 450 mm

Whilst there are several times of the year to choose from, April is seen as the time to fly to Apia, however, it is possible to get good deals throughout the year. If weather is an important factor for you when considering when to fly to Apia, the warmest period tends to be January, with the wettest being January.

When is the best time to book a flight to Apia?

Booking 49 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights to Apia. The general trend is that the closer you book to the departure date, the more expensive your flight will be.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Apia?

At the moment, Friday is the most economical day to take a flight to Apia. Sunday is likely to be the most costly.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Apia?

At the moment, flights at midday are likely to offer the best value for money for your Apia trip. A flight in the afternoon will more often than not be of higher cost.

When to fly

Apia has a tropical rainforest climate with little variation in temperature throughout the year. Temperatures are usually between 23 and 30 degrees Celsius. Although rain falls during most months, June to August is the driest period.  In comparison, December to March is the wettest time and flights to Apia can get cheaper, whilst January and March are also the months which sometimes see cyclones hit the Samoan capital.

Apia has a number of events throughout the year which attract numerous tourists to the area. The biggest example of this is the Teuila Festival. This has become one of Samoa’s most celebrated annual events and one of the South Pacific’s biggest cultural festivals, since it was established in 1991. Throughout a week in September, Apia plays host to a number of cultural activities, including fire knife dancing, wood carving, traditional dance performances, cuisine displays, choral exhibitions, tattooing demonstrations and canoe races. If you’re looking to explore the Samoan culture, book your flights to Apia during that time but make sure you take into consideration that festivals, such as this one, may affect flight prices and accommodation rates.

Why visit

Apia is the capital of Samoa and its second largest city. Founded in 1850, this charming destination is known for its famous stand-off in 1889 at its harbour. Old meets new in Apia and traditional Samoan structures stand alongside 19th century colonial styled churches, government buildings and 20th century architectural structures. The renowned writer, Robert Louis Stevenson’s final resting place was in Apia and the museum in his name honours his memory with an amazing tour of the property that he called home. The architecture on these grounds is striking and his burial site, on Mount Vaea, is open to visitors. A walk up the summit takes around 45 minutes. The artefacts are intriguing and the tour guide provides excellent information, detailing Stevenson’s life. If you are planning to book flights to Apia, make sure to visit the Samoan Cultural village as it is a must-see show. It highlights the cultural activities of Samoan people, such as tapa cloth making, carving, weaving and traditional Samoan dance. During the show, guests are treated to a delicious Samoan lunch and are invited to offer a donation, upon the show’s completion. Lalumanu Beach is ideal for relaxation and Vaiala Beach is a good place to come to for snorkelling activities. The waterfalls in Apia are stunning and Papaseea Sliding Rock is no exception. The children will have hours of fun sliding down the rocks here. This site consists of 3 small waterfalls, which are all very safe. Palolo Deep Marine Reserve, is popular with locals and tourists, who visit to enjoy picnics and snorkelling.   

Getting around Apia

Public buses are plentiful in the city and can be flagged down anywhere in the street. If you are planning on renting a car, you’ll need a temporary Samoan driving licence. Most rental companies issue these out.

Getting downtown from the airport

Faleolo Airport (APW) has a host of airport taxis available. However, they are unmetered, so to get the cheapest available fare be sure to agree a figure with your driver before accepting. Major hotels provide shuttle bus services and public buses run from the airport too. The bus stop is in close proximity to the airport’s terminal.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Apia?

Booking a flight to Apia Faleolo (APW) is your only option if you intend on flying to Apia. It is only a 24.9 km journey from Faleolo to Apia’s city center.

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