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to New Caledonia

New Caledonia is located approximately 7,200 km away from Singapore. Follow our tips to travel at the best rate!

Tips for getting the best fares

  • Avoid peak school holiday periods in New Caledonia and consider departing on weekdays or Sunday mornings.
  • Be on the lookout for promotions (flash sales, Black Friday…) by subscribing to our Facebook page, to our newsletter and to that of Aircalin.
  • Search for fares during off-peak internet hours (avoid weekends and evenings).
  • Compare prices using a flight comparison tool (Kayak, Skyscanner, Trip.com…).
  • If you can, buy your tickets at least 3 months in advance.
  • Talk to a travel agent specialising in New Caledonia, who will be able to help you find the best options for preparing your trip.
Frequently asked questions about flights to New Caledonia
  • How do I get to New Caledonia from Singapore?

    New Caledonia is located approximately 7,200 km away from Singapore. Aircalin currently operates 5 direct flights per week between Singapore Changi Airport and Nouméa La Tontouta Airport. It is the fastest and most direct way to arrive in New Caledonia from Singapore.

  • When is the best time to travel to New Caledonia?

    The austral summer, also known as the “hot season,” aligns with summer in the Southern Hemisphere. This season offers the best conditions for enjoying the lagoon, with warm water perfect for leisurely strolls and water sports. Tropical fruits and flowers delight the senses. Adequate protection from mosquitoes and the year-round blazing sun is essential. To secure the best rates, avoid Christmas holidays.

    The austral winter, referred to as the “cool season” in New Caledonia, tends to have the highest flight prices, especially during major school holidays in mainland France (July-August). Daytime temperatures are pleasant and not excessively hot, providing ample opportunities for swimming. Mosquitoes are less prevalent during this period. It’s also the season when whales visit the lagoon to give birth, observable from mid-July to mid-September in the South lagoon.

    For the most attractive airline ticket prices, consider traveling during the off-season, particularly in March, May, September, and November.

  • When to go and when to buy my ticket to Noumea?

    While airlines can identify general trends, last-minute deals are not uncommon.

    • Most expensive months: January, June
    • Cheapest months: July to December
  • How much does a ticket to New Caledonia cost?

    Excluding special promotions, return tickets on economy class on Aircalin from Singapore to Nouméa typically start from 1,000 SGD, depending on the season. Additionally, premium economy tickets start from 2,000 SGD, while business class tickets start from 3,500 SGD.

Airlines flying to New Caledonia

Aircalin, Qantas and Air New Zealand offer direct flights from Singapore, Australia and New Zealand.

Via Singapore, this is the shortest route to the Archipelago! Aircalin, New Caledonia’s official airline, operates the Singapore-Nouméa flights.

Excess and baggage

Baggage allowance

As for baggage, you’re entitled to 23 kg of checked-in luggage in Economy class on Aircalin. For domestic travel on Air Calédonie or Air Loyauté, please be reminded that the maximum weight allowance is 12 kg. Travellers may wish to carry a weekend bag for travel into the islands of New Caledonia.

Missing or damaged baggage on arrival

If your baggage is missing or damaged upon arrival, report it at the “Litige Bagage” (Baggage Dispute) counter in the arrivals hall at Nouméa – La Tontouta airport, before passing through customs. Dedicated agents will create a file and provide a reference number. Follow-up and potential compensation depend on the airline, and this information will be communicated case by case.

For further assistance, please contact the baggage counter: