Flights from Sydney to Port Vila

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Port Vila Guide

Cheap flights from Sydney to Port Vila

With Vanuatu Islands being only a couple of hours away from Australia, this jewel of the southwestern Pacific is an affordable, quick option for Aussie travellers. A perfect location for water adventures, Vanuatu will let you explore caves, lagoons, and crystal-clear waters.

The islands offer plenty of activities for the visitors, such as horseback riding, volcano tours, as well as diving in natural blue holes. Port Vila is the largest city as well as the capitol of Vanuatu.

What’s going to make your experience unforgettable is the unique, rich culture of the place. Port Vila will let you meet new, hospitable people, as the locals are known to be among the most joyful people in the world. Having a laugh with the locals will be followed by relaxation on the beach, so you will truly feel like a king here.

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Things to See in Port Vila

Fansa Farm lo'cool Foodie Tours

To experience the local fresh foods of an exotic island is a must for simple travellers to foodies alike. While you can choose to dine at any of the fine restaurants or casinos that Port Vila has to offer, your Sydney to Port Vila trip would not be complete without visiting Fansa Farm. You will get picked up at Port Vila, driven some 20 minutes to the farm where knowledgeable and enthusiastic guides will show you what they have developed in their plentiful 4-hectare farm. You can help pick and sample some fresh produce, taste local dishes and, while getting a peek into their every day live, you’ll learn why the Ni-Van are such a happy people unlike any other’s that you may have met before.

Iririki Island

Craving a bit luxury, exotic destinations, peace and quiet? Well just a 15-minute boat ride from Port Vila will deliver all of this and more at Iririki Island. A visit to this resort island, that is privately owned by Australian businessmen, will make your flights to Port Vila from Sydney well worth the price. You can stay at the island itself or visit it on one of the many boat rides to it. Just being removed a little from the city makes you feel isolated and calm. Besides the casino, bars and bangalows that line the shore, you can also try snorkelling to see the reefs or kayaking to enjoy the beautiful sea. On top of that, there are as many photogenic spots to take wide angle shots of majestic sunsets as any visitor could possibly want. Definitely worth a day trip.

Bellevue Ranch

Have you ever had a dream about being whisked away to an exotic location and having a romantic adventure on horseback? Dream no more, make this fantasy into a reality at the Bellevue Ranch. The ranch is owned and rung by a man called Vanuatu’s own “horse whisperer”- Tom Nangam. The lush hills of the Bellevue Plateau is where you can find this wonderful place, just outside of the city of Port Vila. There are horses for just about every age and type of rider. They offer a variety of trails spanning from 1 hour to half a day. You get to see the majestic nature of the plantations, through the rainforests and even visit waterfalls. It is a unique trip and a photographer’s dream to set on any of these guided tours.

Best time to visit Port Vila

When is The Best Time to book return flights from Sydney to Port Vila?

Port Vila’s tropical climate can literally be described as pure perfection, so there is really no bad time to visit. Depending on your itinerary, any part of the year might be good to book flights to Port Vila from Sydney. Winter is a good choice if you wish to avoid high prices, while the temperature will stay at a pleasant 22 degrees Celsius. If you are itching for some diving adventures, May to July is the time for you. For the most economically friendly option, you may opt to book cheap airfares from Sydney to Port Vila from November to March. This is known as the wet season.


Cheap airfares from Sydney to Port Vila

With Port Vila being so close to Australia, you can rest assured that you will find plenty of return flights from Sydney to Port Vila each day. Webjet’s airfare finder offers over 10 Sydney to Port Vila flights each day. You will easily find what you are looking for, no matter what your needs are.


Departing from Sydney Airport (SYD)

With a 7 km proximity to the Central Business District of Sydney, the Kingsford Smith Airport (SYD) is the busiest airport in Australia. With many airlines using Sydney Airports as a hub, you won’t have difficulties finding a flight to meet your needs.

Getting to Sydney Airport (SYD)

Given the close proximity of the airport to the city centre, you will find plenty of transportation options, prior to any of the flights to Port Vila from Sydney. The cheapest way of getting to the airport is by the Airport Link Train. This service has multiple stations all over the city, and will cost you less than AUD 20 in one direction.

For travellers seeking a more convenient, and quicker way of getting to the Kingsford Smith, taxi, or Uber services are an option too. It should take you less than 30 minutes to get to the airport, even from the furthermost parts of the city, and the maximum price should be around AUD 70.


Parking options at Sydney Airport (SYD)

The Kingsford Smith Airport has multiple parking options prepared for its visitors. If you wish to park your vehicle as close as possible to the terminals, your best bet is the P7 car park. This place is less than a km away from the airport, and will come with a price of around AUD 50 for a day. This parking option is ideal for people going on short trips.

If you are searching for a more affordable option, the Blue Emu car park is here for you, as it will only cost around AUD 30 for one day. Despite not being next to the terminals, the Blue Emu offers a non-stop shuttle service which goes straight to the terminals. This trip will last no more than 15 minutes.


Which international terminal will your return flights from Sydney to Port Vila depart from?

The international flights to Port Vila will depart from the T1 international terminal, at the Kingsford Smith International Airport (SYD).


Arriving at Bauerfield International Airport VLI

Located in the city of Port Vila, in the country of Vanuatu, the Bauerfield International Airport VLI is a small, but often busy airport. The runway is more than suitable for large jets such as the Airbus A330. This airport is home to Air Vanuatu, Vanuatu’s prime carrier airline.


Arriving at Mota Lava Airport MTV

The Mota Lava Airport MTV is a small airport, situated on the Mota Lava island, in the Torba province of Vanuatu. Formerly known as Valua Airport, it is right next to the Aplow village.


Getting to your hotel from Bauerfield International Airport VLI or Mota Lava Airport MTV

Whether you land on either of those, your transportation on the island on Vanuatu will mostly depend on domestic flights. Air Vanuatu offers reliable flights to most of the islands. Sometimes these are affected by storms, or the grass, if it’s too long. Still, most of the time these flights operate according to schedule.

Speedboats are also a great option, as they leave almost daily from Vanua Lava to Mota Lava. The cost can be reduced by sharing the ride with other tourists. There are land transports offered from the airports too, however, do not expect a fancy bus, as these rides are usually carried out in the back of a truck.