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There are 4 ways to get from Suva to Samoa Islands by plane, bus or ferry

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Fly from Suva, travel  •  8h 22m

  1. Fly from Suva (SUV) to Apia (APW) SUV - APW
  2. Travel from Apia to Vailoatai

3 alternative options

Bus to Nadi, fly, travel  •  11h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Suva to Nadi Airport
  2. Fly from Nadi (NAN) to Apia (APW) NAN - APW
  3. Travel from Apia to Vailoatai

Ferry to Kadavu, fly, travel  •  37h 29m

  1. Take the ferry from Walu Bay to Kavala Bay
  2. Fly from Kadavu (KDV) to Apia (APW) KDV - APW
  3. Travel from Apia to Vailoatai

Bus, ferry, bus to Labasa, fly, travel  •  41h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Suva to Natovi
  2. Take the ferry from Natovi to Nabouwalu
  3. Take the bus from Nabouwalu to Labasa
  4. Fly from Labasa (LBS) to Apia (APW) LBS - APW
  5. Travel from Apia 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

Limited international flights leaving Fiji began to resume from May 9.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Fiji

Last updated: May 25 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

It is approximately 1218 km to get from Suva to Samoa Islands.

It takes approximately 8h 22m to get from Suva to Samoa Islands, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Suva Airport to Apia Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 5m and has one stopover.

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Samoa Islands is 1h ahead of Suva. It is currently 9:17 AM in Suva and 10:17 AM in Samoa Islands.

Fiji Airways offers flights from Suva Airport to Apia Airport.

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The best way to get from Suva to Suva Airport is to taxi which takes 25 min and costs $11 - $14.

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Map of how to get from Suva to Samoa Islands.
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  • Distance: 1218.2 km
  • Duration: 8h 22m

What companies run services between Suva, Fiji and Samoa Islands, Samoa?

There is no direct connection from Suva to Samoa Islands. However, you can take the taxi to Suva airport, fly to Apia, then take the travel to Vailoatai. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Nadi Airport, take the walk to Nadi airport, fly to Apia, then take the travel to Vailoatai.

Airlines
Fiji Airways
Website
fijiairways.com
Flights from Suva to Apia via Nadi
Ave. Duration
6h 57m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $450
Flights from Nadi to Apia
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Kadavu to Apia via Nadi
Ave. Duration
27h
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $420
Flights from Labasa to Apia via Nadi
Ave. Duration
23h 20m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Labasa to Apia via Suva, Nadi
Ave. Duration
22h 55m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Bus operators
Sunbeam Transport FJ
Phone
+679 666 2822
Email
info@sunbeamfiji.com
Website
sunbeamfiji.com
Bus from Suva to Nadi Airport
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Schedules at
airportsfiji.com
Shared
$13
Pacific Transport FJ
Phone
(+679) 330 4366
Email
pacifictrans@connect.com.fj
Website
pacifictransport.com.fj
Bus from Suva to Nadi Airport
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Schedules at
pacifictransport.com.fj
Fiji Searoad Service
Phone
331 5644
Email
fijisearoad1@gmail.com
Website
pattersonshipping.com
Bus from Suva to Natovi
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
pattersonshipping.com
Bus from Nabouwalu to Labasa
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
pattersonshipping.com
Ferry operators
ferry
Ferry from Walu Bay to Kavala Bay
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$24
Fiji Searoad Service
Phone
331 5644
Email
fijisearoad1@gmail.com
Website
pattersonshipping.com
Ferry from Natovi to Nabouwalu
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
pattersonshipping.com

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