Flights

All of Bilikiki Cruises trips start and finish in Honiara, the capital of the Solomon Islands and home of the international airport. Below is information on which airlines have flights to the Solomon Islands, possible routes and which flights are on which days. This is as up to date as possible but please check with airlines this is for reference only. This page was last updated on November 9, 2022.

From North America

Flying via Nadi, Fiji is the most direct route although Brisbane, Australia is also a good option. The main departure city from North America is Los Angeles but there are also flights from San Francisco, Hawaii and other North American cities. Please note that due to the international date line it is necessary to book flights that depart 2 days before the desired arrival date. 

From Everywhere Else

From most destinations flying via Brisbane is the best option although Air Niugini do have options between Singapore and Honiara via Port Moresby.

Airlines

There are four main airlines that offer flights to Honiara although Virgin Australia have not yet returned since Covid:

Solomon Airlines has flights between Honiara and Brisbane and Nadi.

Virgin Australia normally has flights between Honiara and Brisbane, some of which have good connections to North America, New Zealand and other destinations. They have not resumed flights since Covid but do plan to.

Fiji AIrways has flights between Honiara and Nadi, Fiji and offers the most direct flights from North America.

Air Niugini have flights between Port Moresby, Honiara and Nadi. Their Honiara flights now have decent onward connections to Singapore (via Port Moresby).

​Qantas code share with Solomon Airlines and offers connections around Australia and beyond. 

Which Flights, Which Days

Via Nadi, Fiji

Fights from Nadi to Honiara:

Wednesday: Air Niugini but code shared with Solomon Airlines. This flight ties in with flights from LA and other US cities run by Fiji Airways (departs LA Mondays). 

Thursday: Fiji Airways have a flight connecting from LA. (departing LA Tuesday).

Sunday: Solomon Airlines. This flight ties in with flights from LA and other US cities run by Fiji Airways (departs LA Friday). 

 

Flights from Honiara to Nadi:

Tuesday:  Air Niugini fly this day (code shared by Solomon Airlines), these flights connect onto Fiji Airways' flights back to the USA. 

Thursday: Fiji Airways have a flight with connections back to North America. 

Saturday: Solomon Airlines, with Fiji Airways connections back to North America.

Via Brisbane, Australia

From Brisbane to Honaira:

Monday : Solomon Airlines

Tuesday: Solomon Airlines

Friday : Solomon Airlines

Saturday : Solomon Airlines 

 

From Honiara to Brisbane:

Monday : Solomon Airlines

Wednesday : Solomon Airlines

Friday : Solomon Airlines

Sunday: Solomon Airlines

 

Via Port Moresby, PNG

​From Port Moresby to Honiara:

Tuesday : Air Niugini (with a connection from Singapore the day before)

From Honiara to Port Moresby:

​Wednesday : Air Niugini (with an onward connection to Singapore the same day)

  

There is code sharing between most of these airlines so booking flights does not necessary have to be done with the airline listed.

​Boarding time is 4pm, some flights on the day that trips depart arrive close to or after this time but transfers are still possible.

Please note this information is provided for reference only, we are not a travel agent and do not book flights. Bilikiki Cruises takes no responsibility for any problems encountered with flight arrivals or departures and we very strongly recommend trip insurance. We make every effort to keep this information current but please check details with the relevant airlines or a travel agent.

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