Cheap flights from Sydney to Papua New Guinea

How far in advance should I book a flight from Sydney to Papua New Guinea?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 61 days in advance, which can save you up to 25% on flights from Sydney to Papua New Guinea compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 61 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 $759. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $845.

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

May can be a great time to fly to Papua New Guinea from Sydney with a flight ticket averaging about $718. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of May for as cheap as $463. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of July.

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

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Sydney to Papua New Guinea as you normally would.

Cheap flights from Sydney to Papua New Guinea in January, February 2022

The best prices found for SYD to Papua New Guinea flights in January, February
21 Jan. - 23 Jan.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

POM

Port Moresby Jackson Fld

1 stop

16h 15m
POM

Port Moresby Jackson Fld

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

24h 40m
$1,680

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 19/1/22

21 Jan. - 23 Jan.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

POM

Port Moresby Jackson Fld

2 stops

20h 35m
POM

Port Moresby Jackson Fld

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

24h 40m
$1,752

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 19/1/22

21 Jan. - 23 Jan.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

POM

Port Moresby Jackson Fld

1 stop

27h 10m
POM

Port Moresby Jackson Fld

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

8h 30m
$2,166

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 19/1/22

Sydney to Papua New Guinea 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Papua New Guinea from Sydney found for this year
20 Oct. - 27 Oct.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

POM

Port Moresby Jackson Fld

1 stop

6h 30m
POM

Port Moresby Jackson Fld

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

7h 20m
$680

Qantas Airways

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Deal found 19/1/22

20 Oct. - 27 Oct.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

POM

Port Moresby Jackson Fld

2 stops

26h 55m
POM

Port Moresby Jackson Fld

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

6h 50m
$827

Qantas Airways

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Deal found 19/1/22

21 Jan. - 23 Jan.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

POM

Port Moresby Jackson Fld

1 stop

16h 15m
POM

Port Moresby Jackson Fld

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

24h 40m
$1,680

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 19/1/22

One-way flights to Papua New Guinea from Sydney

The cheapest one-way flights from Sydney to Papua New Guinea
4 Feb.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

POM

Port Moresby Jackson Fld

1 stop

21h 15m
$1,064

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 18/1/22

4 Feb.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

POM

Port Moresby Jackson Fld

2 stops

19h 30m
$1,103

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 20/1/22

4 Feb.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

POM

Port Moresby Jackson Fld

2 stops

19h 30m
$1,104

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 18/1/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Sydney to Papua New Guinea flights.

Balanced between the Australian and Indonesian borders, Papua New Guinea is a South Pacific island nation of beaches, coral reefs, volcanoes, rainforests and remote tribal villages. Best of all, only around 200,000 visitors swing by a year, so you often get the landscapes all to yourself.Many of its must-sees are tied up in this dramatic landscape. Over on the mainland, Sepik River snakes through dense rainforest, while clusters of mountains offer challenging hiking territory.Or there’s always New Britain, a scythe-shaped island with a serving of smoking volcanos.Flights start at 4 hours direct from Sydney.

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.

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 $2,200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sydney to Papua New Guinea for under $2,200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $2,127, but on average you can expect to pay $3,613.

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.

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.

What are the cheapest flights from Sydney to Papua New Guinea?

While on average a flight from Sydney to Papua New Guinea is generally $588, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $393. When looking at the most popular route, (Sydney Kingsford Smith - Port Moresby Jackson Fld), you can expect to pay $1,680 for that flight.

Can I fly to Papua New Guinea from Sydney Kingsford Smith right now?

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


Can I fly back to Sydney Kingsford Smith 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.

Destination points for flights from Sydney to Papua New Guinea

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Top 3 airlines flying from Sydney 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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Virgin Australia
Cheapest$346
Average$722
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time80%
COVID-19 safety
Air Niugini
Cheapest$363
Average$689
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time77%
COVID-19 safety
Qantas Airways
Cheapest$474
Average$801
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from Sydney to Papua New Guinea

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