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There are 7 ways to get from Scotland to Samoa by plane, car ferry or train

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Fly Edinburgh to Apia

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Apia (APW)

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Fly Glasgow to Apia

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Apia (APW)

Fly Inverness to Apia

  1. Fly from Inverness (INV) to Apia (APW)

Fly Aberdeen to Apia

  1. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Apia (APW)

Fly Edinburgh to Pago Pago, car ferry

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Pago Pago (PPG)
  2. Take the car ferry from Pago Pago to Apia

Train to Manchester, fly to Apia

  1. Take the train from Motherwell to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Apia (APW)

Train to Newcastle, fly to Apia

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
  2. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to Apia (APW)

Edinburgh (EDI) to Apia (APW) flights

The flight time between Edinburgh (EDI) and Apia (APW) is around 39h 58m and covers a distance of around 15231 km. This includes an average layover time of around 14h 40m. The fastest flight normally takes 36h 15m. Services are operated by United Airlines, Fiji Airways, British Airways and others. Typically 11 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average flight journey times

Time on flight:
25h 18m
Layover time:
14h 40m
Total time:
39h 58m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
36h 15m
Flight distance:
15231 km
Flights per week:
11
Cheapest price:
$794
Carbon emissions:
3088 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
06:00
Last flight departs at:
13:55

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Edinburgh (EDI) to Apia (APW) flight schedules

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 .

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

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

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

Lockdown measures are currently in place for United Kingdom. Leaving United Kingdom may be in violation of local restrictions.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for United Kingdom

Last updated: September 21 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Scotland to Samoa is to fly and car ferry, which costs £600 - £1,500 and takes 47h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Scotland to Samoa is to fly which costs £600 - £2,000 and takes 38h 23m.

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The distance between Scotland and Samoa is 15124 km.

It takes approximately 38h 53m to get from Scotland to Samoa, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Edinburgh Airport to Apia Airport. The quickest flight takes 42h 15m and has three stopovers.

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Samoa is 12h ahead of Scotland. It is currently 12:56 AM in Scotland and 12:56 PM in Samoa.

WestJet, United Airlines, British Airways and four other airlines offer flights from Edinburgh Airport to Apia Airport.

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There are eight+ hotels available in Samoa. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Scotland to Edinburgh Airport is to tram which takes 31 min and costs £1 - £6.

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Map of how to get from Scotland to Samoa.
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  • Distance: 15124.2 km
  • Duration: 38h 53m

What companies run services between Scotland and Samoa?

United Airlines, Fiji Airways and six other airlines fly from Edinburgh to Mulifanua twice daily.

Airlines
Fiji Airways
Website
fijiairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Apia via Chicago O'Hare, Los Angeles, Nadi
Ave. Duration
38h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$1,400 - $2,100
Flights from Edinburgh to Apia via London Heathrow, Los Angeles, Nadi
Ave. Duration
38h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$1,400 - $2,100
Flights from Edinburgh to Apia via Dublin, Los Angeles, Nadi
Ave. Duration
41h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$1,400 - $2,100
Flights from Edinburgh to Apia via Toronto, Los Angeles, Nadi
Ave. Duration
40h 47m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$1,400 - $2,100
Flights from Edinburgh to Apia via Amsterdam Schiphol, Los Angeles, Nadi
Ave. Duration
44h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,400
Flights from Glasgow to Apia via London Heathrow, Los Angeles, Nadi
Ave. Duration
37h 13m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$1,500 - $2,300
Flights from Glasgow to Apia via Dublin, Los Angeles, Nadi
Ave. Duration
40h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$1,500 - $2,200
Flights from Glasgow to Apia via Amsterdam Schiphol, Los Angeles, Nadi
Ave. Duration
44h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,600
Flights from Inverness to Apia via Manchester, Los Angeles, Nadi
Ave. Duration
43h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$1,400 - $2,100
Flights from Inverness to Apia via London Heathrow, Los Angeles, Nadi
Ave. Duration
2 days 10h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$1,400 - $2,100
Flights from Inverness to Apia via Amsterdam Schiphol, Los Angeles, Nadi
Ave. Duration
2 days 12h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,400
Flights from Aberdeen to Apia via London Heathrow, Los Angeles, Nadi
Ave. Duration
38h 8m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$1,500 - $2,300
Flights from Aberdeen to Apia via Amsterdam Schiphol, Los Angeles, Nadi
Ave. Duration
44h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,600
Flights from Aberdeen to Apia via Dublin, Los Angeles, Nadi
Ave. Duration
39h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$1,500 - $2,200
Flights from Manchester to Apia via Los Angeles, Nadi
Ave. Duration
39h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$1,500 - $2,300
Flights from Manchester to Apia via Toronto, Los Angeles, Nadi
Ave. Duration
38h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$1,500 - $2,300
Flights from Manchester to Apia via London Heathrow, Los Angeles, Nadi
Ave. Duration
38h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$1,500 - $2,300
Flights from Manchester to Apia via Dublin, Los Angeles, Nadi
Ave. Duration
38h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$1,500 - $2,300
Flights from Manchester to Apia via Amsterdam Schiphol, Los Angeles, Nadi
Ave. Duration
44h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,700
Flights from Newcastle to Apia via London Heathrow, Los Angeles, Nadi
Ave. Duration
41h 13m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$1,600 - $2,400
Flights from Newcastle to Apia via Amsterdam Schiphol, Los Angeles, Nadi
Ave. Duration
44h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,700
Hawaiian Airlines
Website
hawaiianairlines.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Pago Pago via Amsterdam Schiphol, San Francisco, Honolulu
Ave. Duration
27h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,200
Flights from Edinburgh to Pago Pago via Chicago O'Hare, Honolulu
Ave. Duration
45h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,100
Flights from Edinburgh to Pago Pago via New York JFK, Honolulu
Ave. Duration
46h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,100
Flights from Edinburgh to Pago Pago via Toronto, Honolulu
Ave. Duration
47h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $1,900
Flights from Edinburgh to Pago Pago via Newark, Honolulu
Ave. Duration
2 days 0h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,100
Flights from Edinburgh to Pago Pago via Chicago O'Hare, Denver, Honolulu
Ave. Duration
45h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,100
Flights from Edinburgh to Pago Pago via London Heathrow, San Jose, Honolulu
Ave. Duration
45h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $3,000
Train operators
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Motherwell to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Day Single
$65 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $140
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
$22 - $35
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $85
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $200
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $130
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
$140 - $200
Ferry operators
Samoa Shipping
Phone
+685 20935
Email
info@samoashipping.com
Website
samoashipping.com
Car ferry from Pago Pago to Apia
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$36
Schedules at
samoashipping.com

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