The cheapest times to fly from PHX to VLI are

  • January 8th to June 3rd (except the week of February 12th)
  • August 20th to October 7th (except the week of September 10th)

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 PHX to VLI is early October. Prices can be as high as $3575 for Tuesday flights during late December, or as low as $1117 for Thursday flights around early October.


When to Fly to Port Vila

Flying from Phoenix, AZ (PHX) to Port Vila (VLI) will usually cost between $1142 to $2166 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early October with an average ticket price of $1259. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $2233. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $974 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1439 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PHX to VLI flight.

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

PHX to VLI Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PHX to VLI flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Phoenix. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.14, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Tuesdays 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 $3308 (47%) 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 $1317. Return trip prices are from the VLI to PHX 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 PHX to VLI can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 21 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking PHX to VLI

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from PHX to VLI — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (PHX > LAX > VLI)

  • Price for both tickets: $1294
  • Average savings: $145 (10.08%)

See PHX to LAX flights

Hack #2: Nadi (PHX > NAN > VLI)

  • Price for both tickets: $1402
  • Average savings: $37 (2.54%)

See PHX to NAN flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from PHX to VLI? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Air New Zealand, Air Vanuatu, American, Delta, Fiji Airways, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Port Vila Airport to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6316 miles or 10165 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from PHX to VLI?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PHX to VLI flight is about 12 hour 21 minutes.

How many flights go between Phoenix, AZ and Port Vila?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 10 available flights from PHX to VLI.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code PHX
Origination airport name Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
City Phoenix, AZ
Country the United States
Latitude 33.4
Longitude -112

Return Airport

Destination code VLI
Destination airport name Port Vila Airport
City Port Vila
Country Vanuatu
Latitude -17.7
Longitude 168.3


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