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Sydney to Port Moresby Travel Course Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • Do travelers from Sydney typically stay in Port Moresby for very long?

    The average time spent in Port Moresby by travelers from Sydney is 10 days.

  • When traveling to Port Moresby from Sydney, how long will you be in the air?

    On average, the flight time from SYD to POM is four hours and 44 minutes.

  • How many departure times are there on a given day?

    Depending on the day, the number of flight times will change, but on average there is only one. That is lower than the national average of six.

  • Do prices fluctuate more for this route than others?

    Flight prices fluctuate a lot more than the majority of routes from Australia for SYD to POM. They range anywhere from $575 to $2,812. The further out you book a route, the more likely you are to save.

  • When is the best time to visit?

    Most visitors arrive Jun–Oct during the dry season, though the weather is hot and humid year-round. The rainy season runs Dec–Mar, with typhoons possible.

Exploring Port Moresby

Pom City or simply Moresby, as the capital of Papua New Guinea, offers a little bit of everything from culture to local attractions and shopping options like ornate carvings and hand-woven baskets from traditional local markets. One of the city's main attractions is Parliament Haus which has a towering facade of iconic Papua New Guinean art. Nature lovers will also enjoy this capital city as it offers beaches and beautiful botanical gardens.


Accommodations in Port Moresby

There is a range of options for all travelers. The most popular hotel in Port Moresby is the Airways Hotel, which has been booked 5 times from our Hotels.com verified guests. Our guests also highly recommended Paddy's Hotel & Apartments in Port Moresby as it has been reserved 5 times.


Sightseeing in Port Moresby

- Parliament House


Parliament House is one of the city's top attractions. Head over to check out the impressive building, modeled on a traditional house of worship.


- Hanuabada


Visit Hanuabada (meaning 'big village') which is a traditional coastal village of the Motu tribe. You will learn about Motu customs and their lifestyle.


Transportation in Port Moresby

The attractions in the city are fairly spread out. Visitors will most likely get around by PMVs (Public Motor Vehicles) which are local minu-buses. Renting a car is another options. If you prefer, taxis are also cheap and can be called from most accommodation options.