Anyone looking to make the most of their long, and sometimes costly, plane trip down to Australia should consider hitting up the local islands and countries that would otherwise be far, far away. Once you’re in Australia, there are a number of great locations in the South Pacific worth taking a quick hop over to, such as New Zealand, Bali and Fiji. This guide will show you how to get from Sydney to Fiji in particular.
A trip to Fiji is a great addition to any trip to Australia, a round the world itinerary or just a holiday break from study abroad.
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Getting from Sydney to Fiji by Plane
Being an island, the easiest, fastest and most cost-effective means of getting there from Sydney is via plane. If you’re heading out by flight, you will most likely be going into Nadi or Suva, the Fijian capital city, to which budget flights are available. The route itself will take about 3 hours and 45 minutes on a non-stop ticket.
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Several airlines can get you to Fiji from Sydney including Qantas, Air New Zealand and Cathay Pacific. Those with direct flights to Nadi from Sydney include Virgin Australia, Jetstar and Air Pacific. Direct flights going this route run anywhere from 2 to 4 times a day depending on which day of the week it is.
Quick search flights to Nadi (NAN) from Sydney (SYD), Melbourne (MEL) and Brisbane (BNE):
Getting from Sydney to Fiji by Boat
The use of a boat is always an option when going the route from one island to another in the South Pacific. If you don’t own a boat yourself, there are generally a number of cruise lines that like to connect the various islands and countries in this area together for one fantastic voyage. Have a peek on the cruising Australia page for more information on typical cruise lines and booking tips. Some cruise lines that do complete this route are P&O Cruises, South Sea Cruises, Blue Lagoon Cruises and Captain Cook Cruises. With a cruise, the journey is the most important part of the adventure.