Travel to Samoa

Flying to Samoa

Samoa's national airline is Samoa Airways ( Other airlines offering international flights to Samoa include Air New Zealand (, Fiji Airways ( and Virgin Samoa (

Flight times:

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

Departure tax:

Included in the air fare.

Other airports in Samoa

Faleolo Airport

Airport Code: APW. Location: The airport is 34km (21 miles) from the capital. Website: Public transport description: Buses and taxis operate to the city (journey time - 40 minutes).

Travel by rail

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 ( runs a ferry between Apia and Pago Pago on American Samoa.

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.