BNE - APW
$461 - $852
25 - 26 °C
80 - 450 mm
High demand for flights, 34% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 18% potential price drop
Average for round-trip flights in January 2022
From Brisbane to Apia Faleolo
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.
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.
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%.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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