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The flight time to Funafuti is approximately ---- hours. Find out more about the history, economy, climate and transportation options before you visit Funafuti.


Funafuti is an island made of an atoll. There are over 6 thousand people living in Funafuti. The atoll of Funafuti comprises of 33 small islands with Fongafale being the largest. Funafuti is considered the capital of Tuvalu.

Voice of Travelers to Funafuti

Airfare ticket to Funafuti

My husband and I have decided to spend our honeymoon in Tuvalu. We lived in Fiji at the time, so we decided to fly to Funafuti atoll. We bought a return ticket with flight from Suva airport to Funafuti airport. The ticket indicated the duration of flight being just over two hours. The flight ticket was purchased online and only two days a week were available . We flew to Funafuti on Monday in order to stay for 10 days. The airplane of Fiji airways was a small one, yet with great service. We wanted to stay in Funafuti longer but unfortunately we could not rebook our return ticket.

Visiting a friend in Funafuti

My friend married in Tuvalu and invited me to visit her at her atoll, Funafuti. I flew from Miami airport to Hawaii, from Hawaii to Fiji and then on to Funafuti. The return ticket for the six lags was quite expensive, and when I decided to change the flight dates later, I could not. I could only cancel the whole ticket. I traveled to Funafuti in April and spent two months in Funafuti and its surrounding area. Funafuti is a true paradise. If I find a cheaper ticket, I will try to visit my friends in Funafuti again next year.

Funafuti Travel FAQs

Q. What is the best season to visit Funafuti?

A. Funafuti is a great destination all-year-round. The temperature in Funafuti stays at about 30 degrees Celsius throughout the year. The only this that changes is the precipitation in Funafuti. While Funafuti receives a lot of rain in December and January, there is much less rain in the summer months, especially in September. This is reflected in the prices of an airfare ticket, however. The cheapest ticket can be found in the rainy season while the most expensive tickets to Funafuti are for the summer touristy season.

Q. How can I buy a flight ticket to Australia to Funafuti? Is there a direct flight?

A. Unfortunately, as of now, there are no direct flights to Funafuti from Australia. The airfare ticket must be purchased either with Fiji Airways with transit in Suva or Nadi, or you can get a ticket with another carrier to arrive in Fiji where you board a plane with a ticket to Funafuti. A return ticket might cost less then a single ticket for each direction. Your ticket agent might help you out and find the cheapest ticket option for you.

Q. Why should I visit Funafuti?

A. While Funafuti is not the cheapest destination and an airfare ticket from most of the world countries will most likely be quite expensive, Funafuti is a great place to visit. Funafuti is located in a beautiful lagoon and has some of the best beaches in the world. You can tour the Funafuti villages to see the traditional life and visit the Funafuti Conservation Area.

Funafuti - Direct Flights to Major Airports

Airports handling direct flights to Funafuti International Airport ・Nausori International Airport (Suva) ・Nadi International Airport

Flight Routes to Funafuti

The atoll of Funafuti has its own airport called the Funafuti International Airport. There are flight operated by Fiji Airways from Funafuti to two destinations. One of the destinations that can be reached from Funafuti is Suva, the capital of Fiji, the other one is Nadi, located in Fiji as well. The runway of Funafuti airport is also used for sporting and social activities.