Travel to Solomon Islands

Flying to Solomon Islands

The national airline is Solomon Airlines (, which flies direct from Honiara to Sydney and Brisbane. Fiji Airways ( flies from Nadi. If flying from Europe or North America, the most common route is via Australia.

Flight times:

From London - 30 hours (including stopovers); New York - 27 hours (including stopovers); Brisbane - 3 hours.

Departure tax:


Other airports in Solomon Islands

Honiara International Airport

Airport Code: HIR. Location: The airport on Guadalcanal Island is 13km (8 miles) east of Honiara (journey time - 20 minutes). Website: N/A. Public transport description: Bus and taxi services are available.

Travel by rail

Getting to Solomon Islands by boat

Main ports: Honiara (Guadalcanal Island), Yandina (Russell Islands) and Noro (New Georgia). Cargo lines sometimes offer a limited number of passenger places. It may also be possible to sail with a yacht from Australia or New Zealand as part of the crew.

Cruise ships:

Cruise lines stopping at the Solomon Islands include P&O Cruises ( and Princess Cruises (

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.