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Travel to Kiribati

Flying to Kiribati

The national airline is Air Kiribati (www.airkiribati.com.ki), but it only operates domestic flights. Fiji Airways (www.fijiairways.com) flies direct from Fiji to Tarawa, while Nauru Airlines (www.ourairline.com.au) runs flights from Nauru to Tarawa, with connections to Brisbane, Australia. You can only reach Kanton Island by private jet or boat charters.

Flight times

To Tarawa: from London - 35 hours or more (including stopovers); Nadi, Fiji - 3 hours; Nauru - 1 hour 15 minutes.

Departure tax

A$20; children under two years of age, and transit passengers not leaving the airport are exempt.

Travelling to Kiribati by Rail

Driving to Kiribati

Getting to Kiribati by boat

Main ports: Banaba, Christmas Island and Tarawa.