The cheapest times to fly from RAB to POM are

  • January 29th to March 4th
  • July 16th 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 RAB to POM is early November. Prices can be as high as $523 for Thursday flights during early May, or as low as $302 for Tuesday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Port Moresby

Flying from Rabaul (RAB) to Port Moresby (POM) will usually cost between $326 to $523 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $331. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early May, with an average price of $523. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $192 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $494 can be considered a good price for a round-trip RAB to POM flight.

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

RAB to POM Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the RAB to POM flight is much cheaper than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Rabaul. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.62, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Thursdays 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 $41 (9%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $422. Return trip prices are from the POM to RAB 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 RAB to POM can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 53 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 2 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Niugini, PNG Air, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 499 miles or 803 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop RAB to POM flight is about 1 hour 53 minutes.

How many flights go between Rabaul and Port Moresby?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 13 available flights from RAB to POM.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code RAB
Origination airport name Tokua Airport
City Rabaul
Country Papua New Guinea
Latitude -4.3
Longitude 152.4

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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