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Cheap Lord Howe Island (LDH) flights for 2020

Plan your holiday to Lord Howe Island with these tips and tricks for finding the best flight and transportation options.

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Bask in the sun and enjoy an array of outdoor activities when visiting Lord Howe Island, located off Australia in the Tasman Sea. Qantas offers flights to Lord Howe Island from cities across Australia.

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How much are flights to Lord Howe Island?

Return flights from Adelaide to Lord Howe Island can be found for under $1,500. If you're flying from Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth or the Gold Coast, you will be able to find a deal for under $1,400 return.

When is the cheapest time to fly to Lord Howe Island?

The cheapest time to travel to Lord Howe Island is June-August. Thanks to the mild climate and frequent sunny days, there's never a bad time to visit the island. If you plan to make the most of the beaches within these months, you'll probably be more comfortable in a wet suit, but the weather definitely won't hinder the outdoor activities you have planned.

How far in advance should I book my flights to Lord Howe Island?

If you know the time frame you want to travel within, you'll find the best prices when booking 2-5 weeks in advance.

Frequently asked questions about flights to Lord Howe Island

How long does it take to fly to Lord Howe Island?

  • Adelaide: 4 hours, 30 minutes with a stopover
  • Brisbane: 1 hour, 20 minutes direct
  • Melbourne: 3 hours, 25 minutes with a stopover
  • Perth: 6 hours, 30 minutes with a stopover
  • Port Macquarie: 3 hours, 25 minutes with a stopover
  • Sydney: 1 hour, 30 minutes direct

Which airlines fly to Lord Howe Island?

Qantas is the only airline in Australia that offers flights to Lord Howe Island. You can get direct flights to Lord Howe Island from Sydney on most days and from Brisbane on weekends. Direct flights from Port Macquarie are available seasonally between February-June and September-December. From Adelaide, Melbourne and Perth, you can get connecting flights to Lord Howe Island via Sydney.

Qantas: Adelaide, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Melbourne, Perth, Port Macquarie and Sydney.

Where is the airport on Lord Howe Island?

Lord Howe Island Airport is the only airport servicing the island. Is it located 2.5 kilometres from the town centre.

How long does it take to get to the airport?

The distance between Lord Howe Island Airport and the town centre is a short five-minute drive. The island is small and does not offer public transport. There are very few cars on the roads; riding a bike or walking is the preferred method to get around. Many hotels offer airport transfers, but you can hire a car to get from A to B.

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