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Flights to Port Moresby in 2021

Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 1% potential price rise
Cheapest inNovemberBest time to find cheap flights, 2% potential price drop
Average price£1,041Average for round-trip flights in March 2021
Round-trip from£1,009From London to Port Moresby
One-way from£708One-way flight from London to Port Moresby

COVID Restrictions

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Can I fly to Port Moresby right now?

Yes, there are currently restrictions on flights to Port Moresby along with the rest of Papua New Guinea. Before you book or search for flights, consider the following restrictions: Papua New Guinea has restricted the entry of all travelers except for health workers, flight crew, military personnel or those with a special written exemption from the Emergency Controller. International visitors should apply for the exemption, including the reasons for visiting, by contacting: covid19-admin.logistics@police.gov.pg. Anyone arriving must self-isolate in a government approved hotel for 14 days. Travelers will be required to show evidence of their hotel reservation and approved exemption in order to purchase a flight ticket. The only airport accepting international arrivals is Port Moresby (POM). Travelers who reside in Papua New Guinea must depart from Brisbane (BNS), Cairns (CNS) or Singapore (SIN).. If you are looking to book a trip to Port Moresby and are outside of the restricted areas, please take the proper precautions and stay informed about travelling during COVID-19.

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Cheapest prices for Port Moresby flights by month

January
£865
February
£788
March
£897
April
£904
May
£847
June
£975
July
£977
August
£1,021
September
£746
October
£858
November
£875
December
£1,097
Currently, September is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight to Port Moresby. Flying to Port Moresby in December will prove the most costly. There are multiple factors that influence the price of a flight so comparing airlines, departure airports and times can help keep costs down.

When is the best time to fly to Port Moresby?

LON - POM
Price
£746 - £1,340
POM
Temperature
29 - 31 °C
POM
Rainfall
20 - 236 mm
Whilst there are several times of the year to choose from, August is seen as the time to fly to Port Moresby, however, it is possible to get good deals throughout the year. If you are looking for warm weather when you arrive off of your flight to Port Moresby then January is statistically the hottest. January is historically the period with most rainfall.

When is the best time to book a flight to Port Moresby?

The price you pay for your flight to Port Moresby may vary depending on when you book. For the best chance of a lower fare, look to book 59 days in advance of your trip. Fares are likely to increase a fortnight or so before your departure date.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Port Moresby?

The cheapest day to fly to Port Moresby is usually Sunday. At the moment, Monday is the most expensive.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Port Moresby?

To get the best value, try booking a flight in the evening when visiting Port Moresby. Generally the prices will increase for flights in the morning as these tend to have higher demand.

Often overlooked by tourists, Port Moresby is a city well worth a visit if you’re interested in exploring the history and culture of Papua New Guinea. As the country’s capital you will soon find that Port Moresby is home to a number of impressive sites. No travel itinerary to the city could be complete without a trip to Parliament Haus, opened by Prince Charles in 1984. The mosaic façade, which features some motifs of Papa New Guinea, is a focal point for photographers visiting this iconic building. Considering ‘Haus’ is German for ‘House’ you can immediately see how the city’s past has influenced it to become the place that it is today. Delve further back in history by taking a trip to the National Museum and Art Gallery, where you can learn more about the colonial and postcolonial history of the country. For fresh air and green spaces head outside to the National Botanical Gardens that span 25 hectares! A pocket of greenery in this bustling metropolis, the Botanical Gardens feature impressive orchid collections and various birds of paradise. For those who like to fit in some retail therapy on their journeys, you can enjoy a variety of shopping experiences in Port Moresby. Why not visit one of the craft markets and explore the authentic clothing and accessories, or head over to the PNG Arts, which offers visitors the chance to explore an array of arts and crafts in a huge warehouse style interior. Another point of interest has got to be the Hanuabada, meaning ‘Big Village’. Here you can see a collection of houses built on stilts over the Moresby Harbour, which tell of the city’s history and early inhabitants.

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When is the best time to fly to Port Moresby?

Weather-wise Port Moresby experiences little variation throughout the year. November and December are typically the warmest months whilst you can expect to experience slightly lower temperatures from June through to August. Since the city lies a mere two degrees south of the equator, daily sunrise and sunset remains pretty constant the whole year round, which is something to be mindful of when planning your day’s activities.

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Getting around Port Moresby

It is often recommended to travel around Port Moresby via taxi. Carry out some research before your trip to determine which taxi companies are of good repute to ensure that you won’t fall foul of scam artists prying on tourists when you arrive here. Public motor vehicles (mini buses) are another option for those looking to make the most of their trip here – find one with your destination shown on the front or ask the driver for help if you are unsure which bus to take.

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