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There are 7 ways to get from Canberra to Samoa Islands by plane, bus, car 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 from Canberra, travel

  1. Fly from Canberra (CBR) to Apia (APW)
  2. Travel from Apia to Vailoatai

Bus to Sydney, fly, travel

  1. Take the bus from Canberra to Sydney Airport
  2. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Apia (APW)
  3. Travel from Apia to Vailoatai

Bus to Moruya, fly, travel

  1. Take the bus from Jolimont Centre to Coronation Dr opp Frances St
  2. Fly from Moruya (MYA) to Apia (APW)
  3. Travel from Apia to Vailoatai

Bus to Albury, fly, travel

  1. Take the bus from Canberra to Albury
  2. Fly from Albury (ABX) to Apia (APW)
  3. Travel from Apia to Vailoatai

Bus, bus to Orange, fly, travel

  1. Take the bus from West Row after London Cct to Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay 5
  2. Take the bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay 2 to Orange Station, Coach Bay 1
  3. Fly from Orange (OAG) to Apia (APW)
  4. Travel from Apia to Vailoatai

Bus to Wagga Wagga, fly, travel

  1. Take the bus from Jolimont Centre/Northbourne Ave to Paddy Osborne Park/Sydney St
  2. Fly from Wagga Wagga (WGA) to Apia (APW)
  3. Travel from Apia to Vailoatai

Drive, car ferry, travel

  1. Drive from Canberra to Redland Bay
  2. Take the car ferry from Redland Bay to Lamb Island Ferry
  3. 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.

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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: May 25 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The distance between Canberra and Samoa Islands is 4627 km.

It takes approximately 21h 51m to get from Canberra to Samoa Islands, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Canberra Airport to Apia Airport. The quickest flight takes 22h 35m and has two stopovers.

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Samoa Islands is 3h ahead of Canberra. It is currently 6:21 AM in Canberra and 9:21 AM in Samoa Islands.

Air New Zealand, Fiji Airways and Qantas offer flights from Canberra Airport to Apia Airport.

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The best way to get from Canberra to Canberra Airport is to line 3 bus which takes 24 min and costs $2 - $5.

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Map of how to get from Canberra to Samoa Islands.
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  • Distance: 4627.4 km
  • Duration: 21h 51m

What companies run services between Canberra, ACT, Australia and Samoa Islands, Samoa?

There is no direct connection from Canberra to Samoa Islands. However, you can take the line 3 bus to Canberra Airport, take the walk to Canberra airport, fly to Apia, then take the travel to Vailoatai. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Sydney Airport, take the walk to Sydney airport, fly to Apia, then take the travel to Vailoatai.

Airlines
Air New Zealand
Website
airnewzealand.com
Flights from Canberra to Apia via Brisbane, Auckland
Ave. Duration
22h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,300
Flights from Canberra to Apia via Sydney, Auckland
Ave. Duration
21h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,200
Flights from Canberra to Apia via Melbourne, Auckland
Ave. Duration
21h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,300
Flights from Moruya to Apia via Sydney, Brisbane, Auckland
Ave. Duration
27h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,400
Flights from Moruya to Apia via Sydney, Queenstown, Auckland
Ave. Duration
27h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,400
Flights from Moruya to Apia via Sydney, Gold Coast, Auckland
Ave. Duration
27h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,300
Flights from Moruya to Apia via Sydney, Wellington, Auckland
Ave. Duration
27h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,300
Flights from Moruya to Apia via Sydney, Auckland
Ave. Duration
23h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,200
Flights from Albury to Apia via Brisbane, Auckland
Ave. Duration
22h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,200
Flights from Albury to Apia via Sydney, Auckland
Ave. Duration
24h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,100
Flights from Albury to Apia via Sydney, Wellington, Auckland
Ave. Duration
27h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,200
Flights from Albury to Apia via Sydney, Gold Coast, Auckland
Ave. Duration
27h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,200
Flights from Orange to Apia via Sydney, Auckland
Ave. Duration
25h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,300
Flights from Orange to Apia via Sydney, Brisbane, Auckland
Ave. Duration
25h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,500
Flights from Orange to Apia via Sydney, Wellington, Auckland
Ave. Duration
25h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,400
Flights from Wagga Wagga to Apia via Sydney, Auckland
Ave. Duration
18h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,100
Flights from Wagga Wagga to Apia via Sydney, Brisbane, Auckland
Ave. Duration
24h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,300
Flights from Wagga Wagga to Apia via Sydney, Christchurch, Auckland
Ave. Duration
18h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,300
Flights from Wagga Wagga to Apia via Sydney, Gold Coast, Auckland
Ave. Duration
27h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,300
Flights from Wagga Wagga to Apia via Sydney, Wellington, Auckland
Ave. Duration
27h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,200
Flights from Wagga Wagga to Apia via Sydney, Maroochydore, Auckland
Ave. Duration
27h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,300
Flights from Wagga Wagga to Apia via Sydney, Queenstown, Auckland
Ave. Duration
27h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,300
Fiji Airways
Website
fijiairways.com
Flights from Canberra to Apia via Sydney, Nadi
Ave. Duration
16h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,100
Flights from Canberra to Apia via Melbourne, Nadi
Ave. Duration
16h 55m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,200
Flights from Canberra to Apia via Sydney, Melbourne, Nadi
Ave. Duration
17h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,200
Flights from Canberra to Apia via Melbourne, Sydney, Nadi
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,200
Flights from Canberra to Apia via Brisbane, Sydney, Nadi
Ave. Duration
19h 45m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,300
Flights from Sydney to Apia via Nadi
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $850
Flights from Moruya to Apia via Sydney, Nadi
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,100
Flights from Moruya to Apia via Sydney, Melbourne, Nadi
Ave. Duration
25h 40m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,300
Flights from Albury to Apia via Sydney, Nadi
Ave. Duration
18h 35m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,000
Flights from Albury to Apia via Melbourne, Nadi
Ave. Duration
20h 25m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,100
Flights from Albury to Apia via Sydney, Melbourne, Nadi
Ave. Duration
20h 25m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,200
Flights from Albury to Apia via Melbourne, Sydney, Nadi
Ave. Duration
20h 25m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,100
Flights from Albury to Apia via Adelaide, Melbourne, Nadi
Ave. Duration
23h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,200
Flights from Albury to Apia via Adelaide, Sydney, Nadi
Ave. Duration
23h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,200
Flights from Orange to Apia via Sydney, Nadi
Ave. Duration
19h 40m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,200
Flights from Orange to Apia via Sydney, Melbourne, Nadi
Ave. Duration
20h 45m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,400
Flights from Wagga Wagga to Apia via Sydney, Nadi
Ave. Duration
20h
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,100
Flights from Wagga Wagga to Apia via Melbourne, Nadi
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,100
Flights from Wagga Wagga to Apia via Melbourne, Sydney, Nadi
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,100
Flights from Wagga Wagga to Apia via Sydney, Melbourne, Nadi
Ave. Duration
20h 45m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,200
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 Canberra to Sydney Airport
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $55
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$29 - $45
Advantage
$35 - $50
Premium
$35 - $55
Bus from Canberra to Albury
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$35 - $55
Advantage
$40 - $60
Premium
$45 - $70
Murrays Coaches
Phone
(61) 13 22 51
Email
reservations@murrays.com.au
Website
murrays.com.au
Bus from Canberra to Sydney International Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
murrays.com.au
Bus from Jolimont Centre to Coronation Dr opp Frances St
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $29
Schedules at
murrays.com.au
V-Line

V/Line provides passenger rail and coach services to regional destinations across Victoria, Australia. Services go to/from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne. Myki is used for travel to and from V/Line stations located between Melbourne and Geelong, Ballarat, Bendigo, Traralgon and Seymour, while paper tickets must be used on coach travel and long-distance train services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have tray tables and larger reclining seats with more leg room.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Jolimont Centre/Northbourne Ave to Albury
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Off Peak
$26 - $40
Bus from Jolimont Centre/Northbourne Ave to Paddy Osborne Park/Sydney St
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Off Peak
$16 - $22
NSW TrainLink
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from West Row after London Cct to Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay 5
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
NSW TrainLink Train
Bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay 2 to Orange Station, Coach Bay 1
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
NSW TrainLink Train
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
$49
Passenger
$6

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