Cheap flights from Brisbane to Apia

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The best prices from Brisbane to Apia Faleolo are usually found in August or March, booked 24 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Saturday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from Brisbane to Apia

All the information you need to plan the best BNE to APW flight in 2022: compare Brisbane to Apia flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Apia.



$461 - $852



25 - 26 °C



80 - 450 mm

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From Brisbane to Apia Faleolo

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Brisbane to Apia?

Departing on a Monday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 27% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Brisbane to Apia?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 22 days in advance, which can save you up to 28% on flights from Brisbane to Apia compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 22 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $796. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $1,080.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Brisbane to Apia?

The best pricing can be found in the month of August. Prices to Apia from Brisbane average $780. You can even find prices in August for less than $780, as users have found deals to Apia from as low as $535. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Apia from Brisbane. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 52%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Brisbane to Apia (BNE - APW)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Brisbane to Apia at midday. Doing so could potentially save you 25% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Brisbane to Apia flights.

What airports serve Brisbane to Apia?

Passengers flying to Apia from Brisbane will depart from Brisbane International Airport (BNE) in Queensland, Australia, and arrive at Apia Faleolo International Airport (APW) in Apia, Samoa. Although there are a number of other airports in Queensland, Brisbane Airport is the busiest, as it serves the state’s capital. Located 18 km from the Brisbane city centre, passengers can get to Brisbane Airport by Airtrain, taxi or rideshare services. Faleolo Airport is located 35 km west of the capital city of Apia. After your plane touches down at Faleolo Airport, the easiest way to get to your accommodation is via the airport shuttle bus; this offers transfers to the major resorts and hotels in Apia and can be booked after you pass through customs. Taxi services and public buses also operate from the airport.

Which airlines fly directly from Brisbane to Apia?

Unfortunately, direct flights from Brisbane to Apia are not currently available. The route to Apia from Brisbane is most frequently served by a number of airlines including Jetstar, Qantas and Samoa Airways. Most flights have a layover at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport (SYD). Passengers departing from Brisbane can fly either Jetstar or Qantas to Sydney, before boarding a direct flight on Samoa Airways to Apia. Flight times vary due to the length of the layover. Passengers may prefer to take an interstate flight from Brisbane to Sydney before catching a flight to Faleolo International Airport in Samoa.

What are the layover options between Brisbane to Apia?

The most common route to Apia from Brisbane has a layover at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport. Flight times will vary according to the duration of the layover, and a shorter layover does not necessarily mean that the flight is more expensive. Depending on the length of the layover, passengers may prefer to stay overnight in Sydney before boarding the direct flight to Apia.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly from Brisbane to Apia?

All Australian citizens must carry a valid passport when travelling overseas. Passengers with an Australian passport who are visiting Samoa as a tourist do not need to apply for a visa in advance. On arrival at Faleolo Airport, you can apply for a Visitor Permit, which lasts for 90 days. Travellers will need to provide a few documents, including a passport that is valid for at least 6 months, a return air ticket and information on your accommodation in Samoa. If you are planning to stay for more than 90 days, travelling to Samoa for business purposes or planning to study in Samoa, you must apply for the respective visa at the Consulate General of the Independent State of Samoa in Sydney before you depart on your trip. Visa applications must be submitted at least four weeks before departure.

Which airlines flying from Brisbane to Apia Faleolo have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Brisbane to Apia Faleolo have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Virgin Australia, Samoa Airways, and Fiji Airways are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Virgin Australia with this kind of flexibility.

How popular is this Brisbane to Apia flight route?

This flight path from Brisbane to Apia Faleolo was viewed by 5,598 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Brisbane to Apia?

The most popular airlines flying from Brisbane to Apia are Fiji Airways, Air New Zealand and Samoa Airways. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the cheapest flights from Brisbane to Apia?

On average you can expect to pay $782 for a flight from Brisbane to Apia. The cheapest flight overall is $782 while the most popular route, (Brisbane - Apia Faleolo) is currently priced at $1,006.

Can I fly to Apia Faleolo from Brisbane right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Brisbane to Apia Faleolo

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

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

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

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

Can I fly back to Brisbane from Apia Faleolo?

Returning to Brisbane 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 Brisbane.

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

Top 4 airlines flying from Brisbane to Apia

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Brisbane to Apia choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Virgin Australia
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
COVID-19 safety
Samoa Airways
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
COVID-19 safety
Fiji Airways
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
COVID-19 safety
Air New Zealand
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
COVID-19 safety

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