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How to get to Fiji

Fiji is located in the South Pacific, around 3000km (1864mi) east of Australia and around 2000km (1300mi) northeast of New Zealand's North Island.

Fiji comprises an archipelago of more than 330 islands, of which 110 are permanently inhabited. Viti Levu, home to the capital, Suva, and Vanua Levu are the largest islands.

The most convenient route to Fiji is by air to Nadi International Airport (NAN), located on the west coast of Viti Levu, about 10km (7mi) north of Nadi, and about 190km (120mi) northwest of Fiji's capital, Suva.

An alternative airport is Nausori International Airport (SUV), also known as Luvuluvu, located 23km (14mi) northeast of Suva. Nausori Airport mainly services domestic interisland flights but also receives direct flights from Auckland, NZ and Sydney, Australia.


Flight times to Fiji

The following are the most convenient and quickest routes to Nadi International Airport (NAN), Fiji.

From New Zealand: Air New Zealand and Fiji Airways operate daily flights to Fiji.

Auckland to Nadi is 3 hrs, direct flights
Auckland to Suva is 3 hrs 10 min, direct flights


From Australia: Fiji Airways, Virgin Australia, Qantas and Jetstar offer the most convenient flights to Fiji.

Brisbane to Nadi, Fiji is 3 hrs 25 min, direct flights
Melbourne to Nadi, Fiji is 4 hrs 50 min, direct flights
Sydney to Nadi, Fiji is 3 hrs 50 min, direct flights

Adelaide to Nadi, Fiji is 6 hrs 55 min, connecting flightˆ
Perth to Nadi, Fiji is 9 hrs, 20 min, connecting flightˆ


From Singapore: Fiji Airways operates twice-weekly direct flights to Fiji.

Singapore to Fiji is 10 hrs 5 min, direct flights


From China: Hong Kong, China Eastern Airlines, Spring Airlines and Fiji Airways offer the most convenient flights to Fiji.

Hong Kong to Fiji is 10 hrs 10 min, direct flight

Beijing to Fiji is 14 hrs 55 min, connecting flightˆ
Shanghai to Fiji is 15 hrs 55 min, connecting flightˆ


From United States: Fiji Airways, Delta Air Lines, American Airlines and United Airlines operate the most convenient daily flights to Nadi, Fiji.

Los Angeles to Fiji is 11 hrs 20 min, direct flight
San Francisco to Fiji is 11 hrs 10 min, direct flight

Atlanta to Fiji is 17 hrs 5 min, connecting flightˆ
Boston to Fiji is 18 hrs 50 min, connecting flightˆ
Chicago to Fiji is 13 hrs 20 min, connecting flightˆ
Dallas-Fort Worth to Fiji is 15 hrs 35 min, connecting flightˆ
New York to Fiji is 18 hrs 50 min, connecting flightˆ


From Canada: Air Canada, United Airlines, WestJet and Fiji Airways offer the most convenient flights to Fiji.

Toronto to Fiji is 17 hrs 45 min, connecting flightˆ
Montreal to Fiji is 18 hrs 30 min, connecting flightˆ
Vancouver to Fiji is 14 hrs 35 min, connecting flightˆ


From United Kingdom: Cathay Pacific and Fiji Airways offer the most convenient flights to Fiji.

London to Fiji is 23 hrs 55 min, connecting flightˆ


From France: Cathay Pacific and Fiji Airways offer the most convenient flights to Fiji.

Paris to Fiji is 23 hrs 55 min, connecting flightˆ


From Germany: Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines and Fiji Airways the most convenient flights to Fiji.

Berlin to Fiji is 24 hrs 45 min, connecting flightˆ
Dusseldorf to Fiji is 24 hrs 55 min, connecting flightˆ
Frankfurt to Fiji is 22 hrs 55 min, connecting flightˆ
Hamburg to Fiji is 25 hrs 5 min, connecting flightˆ
Munich to Fiji is 22 hrs 50 min, connecting flightˆ

(ˆincludes transfer time.)


Flying in

Nadi International Airport (NAN) is located on the west coast of the main island of Viti Levu, about 10km (7 miles) north of Nadi.

Nausori International Airport (SUV), also known as Luvuluvu and the secondary international airport in Fiji is located in Nausori on the south-eastern side of Viti Levu (Fiji's main island).

Nausori Airport is about 23km (14mi) from Fiji's capital city, Suva – a 45-minute drive.

Hotels and resorts provide transport for guests by prior arrangement. Taxis and hire cars are also available.


Entry requirements

A passport valid for at least six months beyond intended period of stay, a return/onward ticket and proof of sufficient funds. No visa is required for a stay of four months or less. A visitor’s permit is issued on arrival.


Getting around

Between islands – Air travel is easiest with Fiji Airways offering shuttle flights between the islands.

Otherwise fast and comfortable shuttle catamarans or resort-operated speed-boats provide regular services from the main island of Viti Levu to all inhabited islands, with pickups from Nadi airport typically prearranged for resort guests.

On Land – Taxis and hire cars are widely available. Driving is on the left-hand side of the road.

Read more about how to get around Fiji


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Latest update: How to get to Fiji: 22 May, 2020


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