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There are 5 ways to get from Wellington Airport (WLG) to Apia Airport (APW) by plane, train or bus

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Fly from Wellington

  1. Fly from Wellington (WLG) to Apia (APW)

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Fly from Paraparaumu

  1. Fly from Paraparaumu (PPQ) to Apia (APW)

3 alternative options

Train to Palmerston, fly

  1. Take the train from Wellington to Palmerston North
  2. Fly from Palmerston (PMR) to Apia (APW)

Bus, bus to New Plymouth, fly

  1. Take the bus from Wellington Airport to Palmerston North
  2. Take the bus from Palmerston North to New Plymouth Boys High STUDENTS ONLY
  3. Fly from New Plymouth (NPL) to Apia (APW)

Bus to Wanganui, fly

  1. Take the bus from Wellington - Central to Whanganui / Wanganui
  2. Fly from Wanganui (WAG) to Apia (APW)

Wellington (WLG) to Apia (APW) flights

2 Weekly Planes
7h 45m Average Duration
$388 Cheapest Price
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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Wellington Airport (WLG) to Apia Airport (APW) is to fly, which costs $480 - $800 and takes 33h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Wellington Airport (WLG) to Apia Airport (APW) is to fly which costs $600 - $950 and takes 6h 25m.

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The distance between Wellington Airport (WLG) and Apia Airport (APW) is 3313 km.

It takes approximately 6h 25m to fly from Wellington (WLG) to Apia (APW), including transfers and time at the airport.

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There is no direct flight from Wellington Airport to Apia Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h 25m and has one stopover.

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Apia Airport (APW) is 1h ahead of Wellington Airport (WLG). It is currently 12:16 AM in Wellington Airport (WLG) and 1:16 AM in Apia Airport (APW).

Fiji Airways and Air New Zealand offer flights from Wellington Airport to Apia Airport.

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There are 27+ hotels available in Apia Airport (APW). Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Wellington Airport (WLG) to Apia Airport (APW).
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  • Distance: 3313.3 km
  • Duration: 6h 25m

What companies run services between Wellington Airport (WLG), New Zealand and Apia Airport (APW), Samoa?

Air New Zealand and Fiji Airways fly from Wellington Airport (WLG) to Apia Airport (APW) twice a week.

Airlines
Air New Zealand
Website
airnewzealand.com
Flights from Wellington to Apia via Auckland
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $600
Flights from Palmerston to Apia via Auckland
Ave. Duration
17h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$420 - $650
Flights from Palmerston to Apia via Christchurch, Auckland
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$460 - $800
Flights from New Plymouth to Apia via Auckland
Ave. Duration
18h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $430
Flights from New Plymouth to Apia via Christchurch, Auckland
Ave. Duration
25h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $600
Flights from New Plymouth to Apia via Wellington, Auckland
Ave. Duration
26h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $500
Flights from Paraparaumu to Apia via Auckland
Ave. Duration
28h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $460
Flights from Wanganui to Apia via Auckland
Ave. Duration
25h 57m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $450
Fiji Airways
Website
fijiairways.com
Flights from Wellington to Apia via Nadi
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$410 - $700
Flights from Paraparaumu to Apia via Auckland, Nadi
Ave. Duration
32h 10m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Wanganui to Apia via Auckland, Nadi
Ave. Duration
30h 27m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Train operators
KiwiRail
Phone
0800 808 400
Website
kiwirail.co.nz
Train from Wellington to Palmerston North
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Schedules at
greatjourneysofnz.co.nz
Bus operators
InterCity
Phone
+64 9 583 5780
Website
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Wellington Airport to Palmerston North
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $27
Website
InterCity
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InterCity
Bus from Palmerston North to New Plymouth Boys High STUDENTS ONLY
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
InterCity
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InterCity
Bus from Wellington - Central to Whanganui / Wanganui
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
InterCity
Book at
InterCity

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