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Cheap Flights to Vanuatu

Popular in April High demand for flights, 4% potential price rise
Cheapest in January Best time to find cheap flights, 1% potential price drop
Average price $704 Average for round-trip flights in September 2020
Round-trip from $1,155 From Auckland to Port Vila
Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.

Cheapest prices for Vanuatu flights by month

January
$490
February
$479
March
$653
April
$570
May
$629
June
$667
July
$633
August
$648
September
$662
October
$665
November
$621
December
$564
February is currently the cheapest month to fly to Vanuatu. At this moment in time June is the most expensive month. These prices are determined by multiple factors and booking in advance can help keep costs down if your schedule is not as flexible.

When is the best time to fly to Vanuatu?

Choose a month below to see average flight price and weather conditions.
AKL - VLI
Price
$479 - $827

Peak season

Volcanoes and waterfalls, ancient art and dance, and a myriad of hidden bays and beaches, it’s not surprising travellers take cheap flights to Vanuatu and fall in love with these lush tropical islands. Vanuatu is a popular holiday destination with Kiwis and Aussies as it is well set up for tourist activities, and very family oriented. Port Vila, on the island of Efate, is the capital and where flights to Vanuatu land. It is the liveliest of Vanuatu’s towns with lots of hotels, restaurants and markets and from here you can do day cruises to other islands. Peak season for Vanuatu is the dry season from July to October when the weather is warm and dry and temperatures average 28C. Flight tickets and hotel prices are at their highest in these months and accommodation fills up quickly. Book early to avoid disappointment. August to October is an extra busy period as it coincides with the Australian school holidays.

Off Season

November to March is the wet season in Vanuatu so expect warm and humid weather and more rainfall. You should be able to secure the cheapest flights to Vanuatu in the off season, and have your pick of accommodation but getting around may be more difficult.

When is the best time to book a flight to Vanuatu?

Vanuatu’s beautiful tropical climate means the weather is generally good, and the ocean warm enough to swim, all year round. The optimal time to visit is from July to October when temperatures are a comfortable 18C to 28C. Cost-wise, the earlier, wetter months of the year are a little slower and therefore offer some fantastic deals on flights and accommodation without the tourist crowds. Families with children on school holidays will benefit from competitively priced flights to Vanuatu at this time of year.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Vanuatu?

Thursday is currently, on average, the cheapest day to fly to Vanuatu. Flying on Tuesday will result in higher flight prices.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Vanuatu?

Flights in the evening are typically the cheapest time of the day to fly to Vanuatu. Flights in the morning are usually the most expensive.

How long is the flight to Vanuatu?

Flights from Auckland to Vanuatu – 3 hrs 15 mins

Flights from Wellington to Vanuatu – 3 hrs 30 mins

Flights from Christchurch to Vanuatu – 3 hrs 45 mins

Which airlines operate flights to Vanuatu?

Air Vanuatu operates four direct flights a week between Auckland and Vanuatu increasing to up to six between July and October, peak season. You can also access Port Vila from major New Zealand cities with Virgin Australia via stopovers in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne.

How to get from the airport to the city centre?

Bauerfield International Airport (VLI) is located approximately 8 km north west of Port Vila. Many hotels provide their guests with free airport minibus shuttle services but, if not, convenient public transport in the form of taxis and buses is on hand. A taxi ride takes 10-15 minutes into town but but do agree a price upfront before setting off. Privately owned buses are available to transport passengers from the airport into town as well as other resorts around the island. Car hire desks are also located inside the airport terminal. Pre-booking a car rental in advance is advisable during the peak holiday season.

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