Cheap flights from Sydney to Apia

The best prices from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Apia Faleolo are usually found in March or May, booked 49 days in advance, depart on a Friday or Wednesday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from Sydney to Apia

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

SYD - APW

Price

$434 - $861

APW

Temperature

25 - 26 °C

APW

Precipitation

80 - 450 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 36% potential price rise

Cheapest in

March

Best time to find cheap flights, 21% potential price drop

Average price

$843

Average for round-trip flights in January 2022

Round-trip from

$603

From Sydney Kingsford Smith to Apia Faleolo

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

Travellers have found that booking a Thursday departure is the best way to save up to 8% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Sydney to Apia, book at least 50 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 16% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $876 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $996.

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

Flights from Sydney to Apia lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Sydney to Apia in March, with the cheapest ticket starting at $513.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Sydney to Apia (SYD - APW)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Sydney to Apia at midday. Doing so could potentially save you 29% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

Sydney to Apia 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Apia from Sydney 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
$1,058

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
$1,112

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
$1,167

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 19/1/22

One-way flights to Apia Faleolo from Sydney

The cheapest one-way flights from Sydney to Apia
17 Jun.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

APW

Apia Faleolo

1 stop

23h 50m
$1,161

Fiji Airways

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Deal found 19/1/22

17 Jun.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

APW

Apia Faleolo

2 stops

48h 15m
$1,443

Fiji Airways

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Deal found 19/1/22

Related info for your journey

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

What airports serve Sydney to Apia?

Your journey to Apia from Sydney will start at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport (SYD) and end at Faleolo International Airport (APW) in Samoa, of which Apia is the capital city. Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport is the largest and busiest in Australia, and it’s located in the Mascot suburb, which is around 8km from Sydney’s CBD. It’s a 15min drive, or you can catch the N20 bus from the CBD to the airport. You’ll also need to organise transport once you’ve landed on the other end, as Faleolo International Airport is some 33 km to the west of the city of Apia itself; this is about a 50min drive. Alternatively, you can take an airport shuttle bus, which you can pre-book or simply arrange once you’ve cleared customs.

Which airlines fly directly from Sydney to Apia?

A direct flight to Apia from Sydney is definitely the one to choose if you are concerned about your total travel time for the trip. It’s only a 6h direct flight, in contrast to some of the indirect flights that can take over 50h to make the journey, with lengthy layovers at airports along the way; these are also the cheaper flights by some measure. They’re all operated by Samoa Airways and depart from Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, flying straight to Faleolo International Airport.

What are the layover options between Sydney to Apia?

There are also options for flight routes from Sydney to Apia that make one or two layovers on the way. These are usually much longer flights, so be aware of that beforehand. One such route is operated by Air New Zealand out of Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport. It flies from there to Auckland International Airport (AKL), where you’ll switch to Samoa Airways for the flight to Faleolo International Airport. The layover in Auckland is roughly 18h. One of the main two-stop routes will have you flying with Jetstar out of Sydney, landing at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport (MEL) and from there to Brisbane Airport (BNE), where you’ll change to Samoa Airways for the last leg. It’s important to take into account that each of these layovers is just over 20h long. Your other option is more of a round trip, taking a Qantas flight to Auckland and then back to Brisbane, before changing to Samoa Airways to fly to Faleolo International Airport.

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

Australian citizens won’t need a visa to fly from Sydney to Apia and can stay for up to 60 days at a time. The requirements for entry are a passport that’s valid for at least six months from the date of entry, a return or onward ticket and a copy of your bank statement to show that you can support yourself for the duration of your stay in the country.

Which airlines flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Apia Faleolo have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Fiji Airways, Virgin Australia, and Samoa Airways flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Apia Faleolo have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Sydney to Apia for under $1,100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sydney to Apia for under $1,100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air New Zealand for just $1,058, but on average you can expect to pay $1,174.

How popular is this Sydney to Apia flight route?

Flights from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Apia Faleolo have been viewed 10,163 times in the past calendar month.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Sydney to Apia round-trip?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Sydney to Apia round-trip from $1,058.

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

Consider Fiji Airways, Air New Zealand or Samoa Airways when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Sydney to Apia.

What are the cheapest flights from Sydney to Apia?

While on average a flight from Sydney to Apia is generally $412, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $281. When looking at the most popular route, (Sydney Kingsford Smith - Apia Faleolo), you can expect to pay $1,058 for that flight.

Can I fly to Apia Faleolo from Sydney Kingsford Smith right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Apia Faleolo

Most visitors from Sydney Kingsford Smith will not be allowed to enter Apia Faleolo.

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Sydney Kingsford Smith 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 Sydney Kingsford Smith from Apia Faleolo?

Returning to Sydney Kingsford Smith 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 Sydney Kingsford Smith.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Apia Faleolo are not required to quarantine after entering Sydney Kingsford Smith.

Top 4 airlines flying from Sydney to Apia

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Sydney to Apia choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Fiji Airways
Cheapest$455
Average$792
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Samoa Airways
Cheapest$464
Average$820
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
Virgin Australia
Cheapest$500
Average$930
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time80%
COVID-19 safety
Air New Zealand
Cheapest$806
Average$1,133
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time78%
COVID-19 safety