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Travel to Samoa

Flying to Samoa

Samoa's national airline is Samoa Airways (samoaairways.com). Other airlines offering international flights to Samoa include Air New Zealand (www.airnewzealand.com), Fiji Airways (www.fijiairways.com) and Virgin Samoa (www.virginaustralia.com/ws).

Airport Guides

Faleolo Airport

Code

APW

Location

The airport is 34km (21 miles) from the capital.

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Flight times

From London - 31 hours (including stopovers); New York - 24 hours (including stopovers).

Departure tax

Included in the air fare.

Travelling to Samoa by Rail

Driving to Samoa

Getting to Samoa by boat

The international port is Apia, on Upolu. It is served by both cargo and passenger ships from Australia, Europe, Japan, New Zealand and the USA.

Ferry operators

Samoa Shipping Corporation (www.samoashipping.com) runs a ferry between Apia and Pago Pago on American Samoa.