Travel to Solomon Islands

Flying to Solomon Islands

The national airline is Solomon Airlines (www.flysolomons.com), which flies direct from Honiara to Sydney and Brisbane. Fiji Airways (www.fijiairways.com) flies from Nadi. If flying from Europe or North America, the most common route is via Australia.

Flight times:

From London - 30 hours (including stopovers); New York - 27 hours (including stopovers); Brisbane - 3 hours.

Departure tax:

SI$40.

Other airports in Solomon Islands

Honiara International Airport

Airport Code: HIR. Location: The airport on Guadalcanal Island is 13km (8 miles) east of Honiara (journey time - 20 minutes). Website: N/A. Public transport description: Bus and taxi services are available.

Travel by rail

Getting to Solomon Islands by boat

Main ports: Honiara (Guadalcanal Island), Yandina (Russell Islands) and Noro (New Georgia). Cargo lines sometimes offer a limited number of passenger places. It may also be possible to sail with a yacht from Australia or New Zealand as part of the crew.

Cruise ships:

Cruise lines stopping at the Solomon Islands include P&O Cruises (www.pocruises.com.au) and Princess Cruises (www.princess.com).




Visa and passport information is updated regularly and is correct at the time of publishing. You should verify critical travel information independently with the relevant embassy before you travel.