Travel to Vanuatu

Flying to Vanuatu

The national airline is Air Vanuatu ( Air Vanuatu flies to Port Vila from Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne and Auckland. Virgin Australia ( flies from Brisbane. There are also flights from New Caledonia and Fiji.

Air notes:

Air Vanuatu is a full-service airline (meals and drinks included in the fare) and allows 23kg stowed luggage. Virgin Australia has a ‘user pays’ policy for in-flight meals, drinks, entertainment and stowed luggage.

Flight times:

From Sydney - 3 hours 30 minutes; Auckland - 3 hours 15 minutes.

Departure tax:

Included in the ticket price.

Other airports in Vanuatu

Bauerfield International Airport

Airport Code: VLI. Location: The airport is 6km (4 miles) from Port-Vila (journey time - 15 minutes). Website: N/A. Public transport description: Buses and taxis are available.

Travel by rail

Getting to Vanuatu by boat

Cruise ships:

Numerous cruise ships stop at Port Vila each year. P&O Cruises is one of the major operators (

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.