The cheapest times to fly from VAO to FRE are

  • early October
  • October 22nd to November 25th
  • December 10th to July 29th (except the weeks of December 17th, April 23rd, and May 14th)

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 VAO to FRE is mid to late November. Prices can be as high as $775 for Saturday flights during early December, or as low as $447 for Sunday flights around mid to late November.


When to Fly to Fera Island

Flying from Suavanao (VAO) to Fera Island (FRE) will usually cost between $448 to $760 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late November with an average ticket price of $609. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early December, with an average price of $712. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $103 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $755 can be considered a good price for a round-trip VAO to FRE flight.

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

VAO to FRE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the VAO to FRE flight is cheaper than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Suavanao. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $6.93, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Sunday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays 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 $308 (41%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Sunday and returning a week later will cost an average of $448. Return trip prices are from the FRE to VAO 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 VAO to FRE can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 6 minutes may be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is a nonstop flight from VAO to FRE while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Honiara International Airport (HIR) in Honiara

  • 97 miles (156 km) away from FRE
  • Usually 44.17% less expensive than FRE
  • Nonstop flights available

See VAO to HIR flights

Destination alternative #2: Sege Airport (EGM) in Sege

  • 121 miles (195 km) away from FRE
  • Usually 26.69% less expensive than FRE
  • Nonstop flights available

See VAO to EGM flights


Flight Hacking VAO to FRE

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 VAO to FRE — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Honiara (VAO > HIR > FRE)

  • Price for both tickets: $709
  • Average savings: $47 (6.16%)

See VAO to HIR flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from VAO to FRE? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 1 major airline flying this route most often: Solomon, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Fera/Maringe Airport to Suavanao Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 68 miles or 109 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from VAO to FRE?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop VAO to FRE flight is about 1 hour 6 minutes.

How many flights go between Suavanao and Fera Island?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 1 available flights from VAO to FRE.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code VAO
Origination airport name Suavanao Airport
City Suavanao
Country the Solomon Islands
Latitude -7.6
Longitude 158.7

Return Airport

Destination code FRE
Destination airport name Fera/Maringe Airport
City Fera Island
Country the Solomon Islands
Latitude -8.1
Longitude 159.6


Other Resources

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