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Cheap flights to Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

Popular in November High demand for flights, 10% potential price rise
Cheapest in February Best time to find cheap flights, 4% potential price drop
Average price $2,259 Average for round-trip flights in November 2020
Round-trip from $2,283 From New York to Port Moresby
One-way from $1,634 One-way flight from New York to Port Moresby
Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.

Are there currently restrictions on travel to Port Moresby related to COVID-19?

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: Entry 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 have been tested for COVID-19 within a 7-day period from their date of arrival to be permitted to board a flight. Upon arrival, travelers must self-isolate in a government approved hotel for 14 days.

Entry requirements

Travelers will be required to show evidence of their hotel reservation and approved exemption in order to purchase a flight ticket. Travelers may currently only enter Papua New Guinea by air via Port Moresby from Brisbane or Cairns. Travelers are advised to check the latest requirements for transiting Australia.

All other info

Further details of the measures in place for international travel can be found on the official PNG government COVID-19 website.

. 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 traveling during COVID-19.

Cheapest Prices for Port Moresby flights by month

January
$1,667
February
$1,535
March
$1,174
April
$1,754
May
$1,928
June
$1,606
July
$1,357
August
$1,284
September
$1,426
October
$1,748
November
$1,885
December
$2,021
Currently, the cheapest month for flights to Port Moresby is March. The most expensive month for flights is December. The cheapest prices are shown above but prices will vary according to departure times, airlines, class and how early you book.

When is the best time to fly to Port Moresby?

Choose a month below to see average flight price and weather conditions.
NYC - POM
Price
$1,174 - $4,256
POM
Temperature
84.2 - 87.8 °F
POM
Rainfall
0.79 - 9.29 inches
Flying to Port Moresby in March is usually considered the best time to fly. However, you will find other deals are always available year round. If weather is an important factor for you when considering when to fly to Port Moresby, the warmest period tends to be January, with the wettest being January.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Port Moresby?

Sunday is currently, on average, the cheapest day to fly to Port Moresby. Flying on Tuesday will result in higher flight prices.

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

At the moment, flights in the evening are likely to offer the best value for money for your Port Moresby trip. A flight in the afternoon will more often than not be of higher cost.

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 Harbor, which tell of the city’s history and early inhabitants.

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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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