The cheapest times to fly from NOU to SYD are

  • February 12th to April 1st (except the week of February 26th)
  • April 30th to June 17th
  • July 16th to September 2nd (except the week of August 13th)
  • October 22nd to December 9th

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 NOU to SYD is mid to late August. Prices can be as high as $940 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $496 for Thursday flights around mid to late August.


When to Fly to Sydney

Flying from Noumea (NOU) to Sydney (SYD) will usually cost between $557 to $756 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late August with an average ticket price of $528. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $830. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $302 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $650 can be considered a good price for a round-trip NOU to SYD flight.

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

NOU to SYD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the NOU to SYD flight is cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Noumea. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.33, which is in the normal range for a flight.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SYD, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into NOU. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $53 (8%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $632. Return trip prices are from the SYD to NOU 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 NOU to SYD can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 12 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from NOU to SYD? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Air New Zealand, Air Tahiti Nui, Air Vanuatu, Aircalin, Fiji Airways, Qantas, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Sydney International Airport to Noumea La Tontouta Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1230 miles or 1979 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from NOU to SYD?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop NOU to SYD flight is about 3 hour 12 minutes.

How many flights go between Noumea and Sydney?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 65 available flights from NOU to SYD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeNOU
Origination airport nameNoumea La Tontouta Airport
CountryNew Caledonia

Return Airport

Destination codeSYD
Destination airport nameSydney International Airport


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