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How to find the cheapest flight from
Sydney (SYD) to Papua New Guinea

All the information you need to plan the best SYD to POM flight in 2021: compare Sydney to Papua New Guinea flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Papua New Guinea.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Sydney to Papua New Guinea?

Users have found that booking a flight from Sydney to Papua New Guinea at least 61 days early can save you up to 25% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 61 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Sydney to Papua New Guinea for as little as $752 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $838 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Sydney to Papua New Guinea?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in July. For low rates, May can be a great choice for travel to Papua New Guinea. Flights to Papua New Guinea from Sydney in May are about $712 on average during May, but can be found for as low as $459.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Sydney to Papua New Guinea (SYD - PG0)?

When flying from Sydney to Papua New Guinea, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Sydney Kingsford Smith to Papua New Guinea 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Papua New Guinea from Sydney found for this year
1 Nov - 1 Dec
$2,547pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
POM
Port Moresby Jackson Fld
POM
Port Moresby Jackson Fld
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
1 Nov - 1 Dec
$2,601pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
Direct
POM
Port Moresby Jackson Fld
POM
Port Moresby Jackson Fld
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1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
1 Nov - 1 Dec
$2,918pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
Direct
POM
Port Moresby Jackson Fld
POM
Port Moresby Jackson Fld
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2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

One-way flights to Papua New Guinea from Sydney

The cheapest one-way flights from Sydney to Papua New Guinea
16:35 - 13:50
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
22h 15m
SYD - POM
Multiple Airlines
$3,382
Kiwi.com
06:05 - 09:50
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
27h 45m
SYD - POM
Multiple Airlines
$3,386
Kiwi.com
07:05 - 07:40
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
49h 35m
SYD - POM
Multiple Airlines
$1,791
mytrip.com

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Flight FAQs

From Sydney to Papua New Guinea

What airport do you fly from for flights from Sydney to Papua New Guinea?

Located just 7.5 km from the city centre, Sydney Kingsford Smith (SYD) is the airport most travellers will use when flying to Papua New Guinea from Sydney.

Which airlines flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Papua New Guinea have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Papua New Guinea have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Qantas Airways, Virgin Australia, and Air Niugini are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Qantas Airways with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Sydney to Papua New Guinea for under $2,600 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sydney to Papua New Guinea for under $2,600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $2,547, but on average you can expect to pay $2,946.

What days are direct flights available from Sydney to Papua New Guinea?

You can find direct flights on the following days: Sunday.

How popular is this Sydney to Papua New Guinea flight route?

The Sydney Kingsford Smith to Papua New Guinea flight path was viewed by 630 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

How many flights depart from Sydney to Papua New Guinea on average per day?

On average, you can expect to see 1 flight from Sydney to Papua New Guinea a day.
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What are the cheapest flights from Sydney to Papua New Guinea?

While on average a flight from Sydney to Papua New Guinea is generally $515, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $285. When looking at the most popular route, (Sydney Kingsford Smith - Port Moresby Jackson Fld), you can expect to pay $2,547 for that flight.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Sydney to Papua New Guinea?

When booking a flight from Sydney to Papua New Guinea, you may want to consider flying on Air Niugini, Qantas Airways or Virgin Australia as they are the most popular for this route.

How long is the flight from Sydney to Papua New Guinea?

Direct flights to the capital city, Port Moresby, are 4 hours long. Flights with stopovers start at 6 hours.

Which airlines operate flights from Sydney to Papua New Guinea?

Air Niugini runs direct flights to Port Moresby. Alternatively, book an indirect flight with Virgin Australia or Qantas Airways. If you’re heading elsewhere, you can book an internal flight with PNG Air.

How frequent are flights between Sydney and Papua New Guinea?

Direct Sydney to Papua New Guinea flights usually run 3 times a week. Want more choice? Consider booking an indirect flight. You can often choose from up to 40 routes a day – although many include a long stopover.

Which airports serve Sydney and Papua New Guinea?

All flights leave from Sydney (Kingsford Smith) Airport. Direct routes head to Jackson International Airport, AKA Port Moresby Airport. You could also fly to other places such as Rabaul Airport (AKA Tokua Airport) on New Britain Island, Mount Hagen Airport or Lae Nadzab Airport – the flight will just include a stopover.

Which direct flight route between Sydney and Papua New Guinea is cheapest?

There’s only one direct flight from Sydney to Papua New Guinea – it’s run by Niugini and lands in Port Moresby. Most people booking a flight from Sydney to Papua New Guinea kick-start their trip in the capital city, Port Moresby. The National Museum offers a peek into the country’s cultural heritage, while Port Moresby National Park is home to the otherworldly birds of paradise. Beyond the city, it’s easy to slide right off the grid. Activities are based on nature and culture –both of which Papua New Guinea has in droves. You could sign up to a specialist bird-watching tour – luxury rainforest lodge and charter flight included – or stay in a remote village where locals still live and die by thousand-year-old traditions. Find cheap direct flights to Papua New Guinea using our smart search engine.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Papua New Guinea

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Papua New Guinea from Sydney?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Papua New Guinea

Most visitors from Sydney Kingsford Smith will not be allowed to enter Papua New Guinea.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Sydney Kingsford Smith must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 168 hours before departing to Papua New Guinea.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Sydney Kingsford Smith are not required to quarantine after entering Papua New Guinea.

Documents
Travel Authorization - Inform entry to National Control Center Travel Desk by sendng email to covid19-travel@police.gov.pg


Do I need a test to fly back to Sydney from Papua New Guinea?

Returning to Sydney Kingsford Smith from Papua New Guinea

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Papua New Guinea are not required to quarantine after entering Sydney Kingsford Smith.

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Airports servicing Sydney

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Buka (BUA)
Bulolo (BUL)
Daru (DAU)
Goroka (GKA)
Alotau Gurney (GUR)
Mount Hagen Kagamuga (HGU)

Top 3 airlines flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Papua New Guinea

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Sydney to Papua New Guinea choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Virgin Australia
$343 $715 No cancel fee 80%
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Air Niugini
$360 $683 No cancel fee 77%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Air Niugini. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Qantas Airways
$470 $794 No cancel fee 74%
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