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There are 8 ways to get from Brisbane to Samoa Islands by plane, bus, train or car ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Brisbane to Apia, travel  •  17h 53m

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Apia (APW) BNE - APW
  2. Travel from Apia to Vailoatai

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Fly Brisbane to Pago Pago  •  21h 54m

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Pago Pago (PPG) BNE - PPG

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Bus to Toowoomba, fly to Apia, travel  •  25h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane to Toowoomba
  2. Fly from Toowoomba (WTB) to Apia (APW) WTB - APW
  3. Travel from Apia to Vailoatai

Train to Coffs Harbour, fly to Apia, travel  •  26h 52m

  1. Take the train from Brisbane to Coffs Harbour Station
  2. Fly from Coffs Harbour (CFS) to Apia (APW) CFS - APW
  3. Travel from Apia to Vailoatai

Train to Maroochydore, fly to Apia, travel  •  23h 46m

  1. Take the train from Central station, platform 6 to Landsborough station, platform 1
  2. Fly from Maroochydore (MCY) to Apia (APW) MCY - APW
  3. Travel from Apia to Vailoatai

Train to Hervey Bay, fly to Apia, travel  •  27h 37m

  1. Take the train from Brisbane Roma Street to Maryborough West
  2. Fly from Hervey Bay (HVB) to Apia (APW) HVB - APW
  3. Travel from Apia to Vailoatai

Train to Bundaberg, fly to Apia, travel  •  28h 30m

  1. Take the train from Brisbane Roma Street to Bundaberg
  2. Fly from Bundaberg (BDB) to Apia (APW) BDB - APW
  3. Travel from Apia to Vailoatai

Car ferry, travel  •  3 days 9h

  1. Take the car ferry from Redland Bay to Lamb Island Ferry
  2. Travel from Lamb Island Ferry to Vailoatai

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Samoa

There is widespread community transmission globally.
Some travel restrictions are being lifted in Samoa. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for Samoa.

For travel planning advice, please refer to our Rome2rio Coronavirus information page .
For the latest travel status, we recommend checking the official page for Samoa.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

Some international borders began to reopen in Samoa from June 30.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Samoa

Some domestic travel restrictions began to ease in Samoa from April 15.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Samoa

International flights leaving Australia are suspended as part of the response to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Restrictions may also be in place for other modes of transport.

Last updated: January 27 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Brisbane to Samoa Islands is to fly, which costs $1,800 - $3,500 and takes 21h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Brisbane to Samoa Islands is to fly which costs $1,800 - $3,500 and takes 21h 54m.

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The distance between Brisbane and Samoa Islands is 4010 km.

It takes approximately 17h 53m to get from Brisbane to Samoa Islands, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Brisbane Airport to Apia Airport. The quickest flight takes 12h 35m and has one stopover.

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Samoa Islands is 4h ahead of Brisbane. It is currently 7:56 PM in Brisbane and 11:56 PM in Samoa Islands.

Qatar Airways, Air New Zealand and Fiji Airways offer flights from Brisbane Airport to Apia Airport.

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The best way to get from Brisbane to Brisbane Airport is to train which takes 20 min and costs $19 - $21.

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Map of how to get from Brisbane to Samoa Islands.
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  • Distance: 4010.5 km
  • Duration: 17h 53m

What companies run services between Brisbane, QLD, Australia and Samoa Islands, Samoa?

Hawaiian Airlines and Virgin Australia fly from Brisbane to Vailoatai 4 times a week.

Airlines
Fiji Airways
Website
fijiairways.com
Flights from Brisbane to Apia via Nadi
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,000
Flights from Toowoomba to Apia via Melbourne, Nadi
Ave. Duration
25h 40m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$420 - $950
Flights from Toowoomba to Apia via Sydney, Nadi
Ave. Duration
28h 20m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$340 - $800
Flights from Coffs Harbour to Apia via Sydney, Nadi
Ave. Duration
20h 20m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$270 - $650
Flights from Coffs Harbour to Apia via Melbourne, Nadi
Ave. Duration
20h 20m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$340 - $750
Flights from Coffs Harbour to Apia via Melbourne, Brisbane, Nadi
Ave. Duration
20h 20m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$350 - $800
Flights from Coffs Harbour to Apia via Sydney, Melbourne, Nadi
Ave. Duration
20h 20m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$340 - $800
Flights from Coffs Harbour to Apia via Melbourne, Sydney, Nadi
Ave. Duration
20h 20m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$340 - $800
Flights from Coffs Harbour to Apia via Sydney, Brisbane, Nadi
Ave. Duration
20h 20m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Flights from Coffs Harbour to Apia via Brisbane, Nadi
Ave. Duration
23h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$240 - $600
Flights from Coffs Harbour to Apia via Brisbane, Sydney, Nadi
Ave. Duration
23h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$310 - $700
Flights from Maroochydore to Apia via Sydney, Nadi
Ave. Duration
16h 35m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Flights from Maroochydore to Apia via Melbourne, Nadi
Ave. Duration
17h 10m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$360 - $800
Flights from Maroochydore to Apia via Melbourne, Sydney, Nadi
Ave. Duration
19h 20m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$360 - $800
Flights from Maroochydore to Apia via Melbourne, Brisbane, Nadi
Ave. Duration
19h 20m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$370 - $800
Flights from Maroochydore to Apia via Sydney, Brisbane, Nadi
Ave. Duration
19h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$310 - $700
Flights from Maroochydore to Apia via Sydney, Melbourne, Nadi
Ave. Duration
21h 25m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$360 - $800
Flights from Hervey Bay to Apia via Brisbane, Nadi
Ave. Duration
19h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Hervey Bay to Apia via Brisbane, Melbourne, Nadi
Ave. Duration
19h 25m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$390 - $850
Flights from Hervey Bay to Apia via Brisbane, Sydney, Nadi
Ave. Duration
19h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$320 - $750
Flights from Hervey Bay to Apia via Sydney, Nadi
Ave. Duration
23h 25m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$320 - $750
Flights from Hervey Bay to Apia via Sydney, Brisbane, Nadi
Ave. Duration
23h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$330 - $800
Flights from Bundaberg to Apia via Brisbane, Nadi
Ave. Duration
19h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$240 - $600
Flights from Bundaberg to Apia via Brisbane, Melbourne, Nadi
Ave. Duration
19h 45m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$370 - $800
Flights from Bundaberg to Apia via Brisbane, Sydney, Nadi
Ave. Duration
19h 45m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Air New Zealand
Website
airnewzealand.com
Flights from Brisbane to Apia via Auckland
Ave. Duration
14h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,400
Flights from Toowoomba to Apia via Sydney, Auckland
Ave. Duration
26h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,000
Flights from Toowoomba to Apia via Brisbane, Auckland
Ave. Duration
17h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$460 - $950
Flights from Toowoomba to Apia via Melbourne, Auckland
Ave. Duration
23h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,100
Flights from Toowoomba to Apia via Sydney, Gold Coast, Auckland
Ave. Duration
26h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,100
Flights from Coffs Harbour to Apia via Sydney, Auckland
Ave. Duration
21h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$400 - $850
Flights from Coffs Harbour to Apia via Sydney, Christchurch, Auckland
Ave. Duration
24h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$430 - $900
Flights from Coffs Harbour to Apia via Melbourne, Auckland
Ave. Duration
17h 37m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$450 - $950
Flights from Coffs Harbour to Apia via Sydney, Gold Coast, Auckland
Ave. Duration
28h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$430 - $900
Flights from Maroochydore to Apia via Melbourne, Auckland
Ave. Duration
15h 47m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$460 - $950
Flights from Maroochydore to Apia via Sydney, Auckland
Ave. Duration
20h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$420 - $850
Flights from Hervey Bay to Apia via Brisbane, Melbourne, Auckland
Ave. Duration
17h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,100
Flights from Hervey Bay to Apia via Brisbane, Auckland
Ave. Duration
17h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$420 - $900
Flights from Hervey Bay to Apia via Brisbane, Sydney, Auckland
Ave. Duration
20h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$450 - $950
Flights from Bundaberg to Apia via Brisbane, Melbourne, Auckland
Ave. Duration
22h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$470 - $950
Flights from Bundaberg to Apia via Brisbane, Sydney, Auckland
Ave. Duration
23h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$420 - $900
Flights from Bundaberg to Apia via Brisbane, Queenstown, Auckland
Ave. Duration
28h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$450 - $900
Flights from Bundaberg to Apia via Brisbane, Auckland
Ave. Duration
22h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$400 - $850
Hawaiian Airlines
Website
hawaiianairlines.com
Flights from Brisbane to Pago Pago via Honolulu
Ave. Duration
19h 19m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$1,300 - $2,400
Flights from Brisbane to Pago Pago via Sydney, Honolulu
Ave. Duration
22h 9m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$1,300 - $2,400
Train operators
NSW TrainLink
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Brisbane to Coffs Harbour Station
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
NSW TrainLink Train
Economy
$30 - $45
First Class
$40 - $65
TRANSLink QLD
Phone
13 12 30
Website
translink.com.au
Train from Central station, platform 6 to Landsborough station, platform 1
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
TRANSLink QLD
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300131722 (+61736066630 for international calls)
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Brisbane Roma Street to Maryborough West
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $55
Book at
Queensland Rail Travel
Economy-B-Quick fare
$25 - $35
Economy-A-Choice Fare
$29 - $45
Train from Brisbane Roma Street to Bundaberg
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Book at
Queensland Rail Travel
Economy-B-Quick fare
$30 - $45
Economy-A-Choice Fare
$35 - $55
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia

Greyhound Australia is the country’s only long-distance bus operator running services in all states and territories. Greyhound Australia has been operating for 110 years and is the leading bus company in Australia. The extensive network now covers most of the Australian mainland, although service is limited in Western Australia with just a single route to Broome. Buses are equipped for long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers, reclining seats and an onboard bathroom.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Toowoomba
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$15 - $23
Advantage
$16 - $24
Premium
$18 - $27
Bus Queensland
Phone
1300 287 537
Email
charter@busqld.com.au
Website
busqld.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Toowoomba
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Schedules at
busqldoutback.com.au
Ferry operators
Sealink (SEQ)
Phone
+61 7 3488 5300
Email
seq@sealink.com.au
Website
sealinkseq.com.au
Car ferry from Redland Bay to Lamb Island Ferry
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $50
Schedules at
sealinkseq.com.au
Book at
sealinkseq.com.au
Car
$48
Passenger
$6

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