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Flights to Papua New Guinea in the next month
17 Nov - 20 Nov
$678 pp
SYD
Sydney
Qantas Airways
 
1 stop
POM
Port Moresby
POM
Port Moresby
Qantas Airways
 
1 stop
SYD
Sydney
16 Nov - 23 Nov
$689 pp
SYD
Sydney
Qantas Airways
 
1 stop
POM
Port Moresby
POM
Port Moresby
Qantas Airways
 
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SYD
Sydney
01 Nov - 08 Nov
$690 pp
SYD
Sydney
Qantas Airways
 
1 stop
POM
Port Moresby
POM
Port Moresby
Qantas Airways
 
1 stop
SYD
Sydney

Cheap flights for the next season

Find flight deals in the next 3 months
19 Jan - 09 Feb
$672 pp
SYD
Sydney
Virgin Australia
 
1 stop
POM
Port Moresby
POM
Port Moresby
Virgin Australia
 
1 stop
SYD
Sydney
09 Jan - 16 Jan
$690 pp
SYD
Sydney
Qantas Airways
 
1 stop
POM
Port Moresby
POM
Port Moresby
Qantas Airways
 
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SYD
Sydney
15 Jan - 21 Jan
$692 pp
SYD
Sydney
Qantas Airways
 
1 stop
POM
Port Moresby
POM
Port Moresby
Qantas Airways
 
1 stop
SYD
Sydney

Flights for the forward planner

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01 Feb - 22 Feb
$683 pp
SYD
Sydney
Virgin Australia
 
1 stop
POM
Port Moresby
POM
Port Moresby
Virgin Australia
 
1 stop
SYD
Sydney
14 Mar - 28 Mar
$689 pp
SYD
Sydney
Air Niugini
Direct
POM
Port Moresby
POM
Port Moresby
Air Niugini
Direct
SYD
Sydney
01 Feb - 08 Feb
$690 pp
SYD
Sydney
Qantas Airways
 
1 stop
POM
Port Moresby
POM
Port Moresby
Qantas Airways
 
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SYD
Sydney

Destination information for Papua New Guinea

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Sydney to Papua New Guinea

Today's exchange rate

Flight time

5 hrs 35 mins

Airports serving Sydney

Avg temp for October in Port Moresby

30.1 °C

Avg rainfall for October in Port Moresby

60.7 mm
How much do things cost?
Pair of Nike shoes
Port Moresby 70
Sydney 92
Bottle of local beer (0.5 litre)
Port Moresby 2
Sydney 3
1 km taxi journey
Port Moresby 8
Sydney 2
Imported beer (0.33 litre)
Port Moresby 4
Sydney 6
1 hour taxi waiting fee
Port Moresby 15
Sydney 38
Additional useful information for Papua New Guinea

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.

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Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Sydney to Papua New Guinea flights.
Flight FAQs
From Sydney to Papua New Guinea
What is the best airline?
If you're flying this route, Air Niugini is the most popular
How often are flights diverted?
From Sydney, there are not usually diversions on flights to Port Moresby
Which is the best aircraft?
From Sydney, the majority of flights to Port Moresby are served by a Boeing 767-300
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