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Fiji Getting There - International Travel
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Air

The national airline is Air Pacific (FJ), which operates to the Pacific Island nations as well as to Australia, New Zealand and the United States of America.

Approximate flight times

Approximate times are as follows:
    It takes 27 hours and 45 minutes traveling from Nadi to London    (plus the connection / stop over).

  It takes 10 hours traveling from Nadi to Los Angeles.

  It takes 3 hours and 50 minutes traveling from Nadi to Sydney
Nadi Airport is where most international flights arrive, while Suva airport is the internal hub.

Nadi International Airport

Nadi (NAN) is 8 kilometres (5 miles) north of Nadi town on Viti Levu island.

Transport to and from the airport

A bus to the city operates from 7.00 am to 6.30 pm (travel time is 20 minutes). Taxis are also available for transport.

Airport facilities


Facilities include a 24 hour bank / bureaux de change, duty free shops, restaurants, a 24 hour bar, a 24 hour left luggage office, porter service, tourist information, parents room, post office and car rental.

Suva International Airport

Suva (SUV) is at Nausori, 16 kilometres (9 miles) from Suva (30 minutes travel time from Suva).

Transport to and from the airport

Taxis and car rental are the forms of transport used to get to and from Suva airport.

Airport facilities

Facilities include parking, a snack bar, a small duty free shop, and car hire.

Departure Tax

F$ 30. Children under 12 years of age and transit passengers leaving within 12 hours are excused from this fee

Air passes

The Visit the South Pacific Pass is valid for several airlines operating in the South Pacific, including most of the larger ones, such as Air Nauru, Air Caledonie, Polynesian Airlines, Qantas, Air Pacific, Air Marshall Islands, Air Niugini, Air Vanuatu, Royal Tongan Airlines and Solomon Airlines. Offering reductions of up to 40 % on normal airfares, this sector based pass allows for flexible island hopping between the destinations of the Cook Islands, New Caledonia, Tahiti, Fiji, Nauru, Samoa, Tonga, Vanuatu and the more remote Melanesian and Micronesian islands, together with main cities in Australia (Melbourne, Brisbane and Sydney) and New Zealand (Auckland, Christchurch and Wellington).

The pass is only available for people resident outside of the South Pacific. The journey must be started outside the South Pacific and only 1 stopover in Australia is allowed. A minimum of 2 sectors must be purchased before departure (extra sectors can be bought en route). There is a maximum of 1 pass per person, and passes must be used within 6 months of the 1st day of travel. Children under 12 years of age pay 75 % of the adult fare. For details and conditions, please contact the South Pacific Tourism Organisation.

Sea

Ports in Fiji are Suva and Lautoka (Viti Levu). Passenger lines serving Fiji include Princess Cruises, Crystal, Peter Deilmann, Cunard, Seabourn and Society. Many cargo lines stop at Fiji including Bank Line and Pacific Forum Line. There are regular sailings to Nauru, Kiribati, Samoa and Tuvalu.
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Air Pacific Fiji's national airline.