The cheapest times to fly from HIR to POM are

  • October 15th to July 29th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from HIR to POM is early to mid July. Prices can be as high as $614 for Thursday flights during early to mid October, or as low as $613 for Wednesday flights around early to mid July.


When to Fly to Port Moresby

Flying from Honiara (HIR) to Port Moresby (POM) will usually cost between $613 to $614 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid July with an average ticket price of $613. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid October, with an average price of $614. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $614 can be considered a good price for a round-trip HIR to POM flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the HIR to POM route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

HIR to POM Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the HIR to POM flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Honiara. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.44, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to Port Moresby, and Tuesdays are the most expensive days to return to Honiara. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $466 (31%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $613. Return trip prices are from the POM to HIR flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from HIR to POM can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 33 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from HIR to POM? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Niugini, Qantas, Solomon, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Port Moresby International Airport to Honiara International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 875 miles or 1408 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from HIR to POM?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop HIR to POM flight is about 2 hour 33 minutes.

How many flights go between Honiara and Port Moresby?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 37 available flights from HIR to POM.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code HIR
Origination airport name Honiara International Airport
City Honiara
Country the Solomon Islands
Latitude -9.4
Longitude 160.1

Return Airport

Destination code POM
Destination airport name Port Moresby International Airport
City Port Moresby
Country Papua New Guinea
Latitude -9.4
Longitude 147.2


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