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Flights to Christmas Island

You can fly to Christmas Island from Perth (twice weekly), Jakarta (weekly) and from Kuala Lumpur (fornightly).

Obtaining a visa from most countries is now as easy as buying your ticket - your travel agent can assist you. For Australian immigration information, go to:

See the current flight schedules in the tabs below.  For flight information from Kuala Lumpur, please contact Christmas Island Tourism.

Flight schedules are subject to change - please check with the airline or your travel agent for current schedules


    Every Tuesday

    VA1909 Depart Perth 13:00 Arrive Christmas Island 15:50
    VA1918 Depart Christmas Island 16:35 Arrive Cocos Islands 17:40
    VA1916 Depart Cocos Islands 18:25 Arrive Perth 00:20+1

    Every Saturday:

    VA1913 Depart Perth 07:35 Arrive Cocos Islands 10:40
    VA1917 Depart Cocos Islands 11:25 Arrive Christmas Island 13:30
    VA1912 Depart Christmas Island 14:15 Arrive Perth 18:50

    Depending on weather conditions, the Saturday flight may need a fuel stop and will then fly to the schedule below:

    VA1913 Depart Perth 07:35 Arrive Learmonth 09:25
    VA1913 Depart Learmonth 10:15 Arrive Cocos Islands 11:45
    VA1917 Depart Cocos Islands 12:30 Arrive Christmas Island 14:35
    VA1912 Depart Christmas Island 15:20 Arrive Perth 19:55

    All flights depart from Perth Airport Terminal 1

    From 15 October, the Saturday flight will change to a Friday flight. New schedules will be posted as soon as available.

    For up to date local check in times, please contact the local Virgin Australia office on Christmas Island on +61 (0) 8 9164 8360 or enquire at the Visitor Information Centre.

    For bookings, contact Virgin Australia or your Travel Agent.

    Please be aware that Christmas Island has a Telstra mobile network only - it is imperative a working contact number be provided at the time of booking in the event of flight schedule amendments which are subject to change without notice. For up to date local check in times, please contact the local Virgin Australia office on Christmas Island on +61 (0) 8 9164 8360.


    Flights Jakarta - Christmas Island - Jakarta will operate on the following schedule on a Garuda Charter

    Every Saturday

    GA7000 Depart Jakarta: 13:40 - Arrive Christmas Is: 15:00
    GA7010 Depart Christmas Is: 15:40 - Arrive Jakarta: 17:05

    Return : AUD780

    One Way Ex Jakarta : AUD375
    One Way Ex Christmas Island : AUD405

    All taxes included

    Flight surcharges may apply for peak periods

    Checked Baggage : 20kg per person Additional Allowance for Dive Equipment : AUD60 (pre booked)

    Departure International Terminal 3 Jakarta
    Soekarno-Hatta International Airport

    For further information and flight bookings from Jakarta to Christmas Island:

    From Europe, please contact:


    From Australia/Asia, please contact:

    Indian Ocean Experiences, Christmas Island or
    Travel Exchange Christmas Island

    Or contact one of our member travel agents

    Flights Kuala Lumpur - Christmas Island - Kuala Lumpur will operate on the following schedule on a Malindo Charter 737-800

    Depart Kuala Lumpur 14:50 - Arrive Christmas Island: 16:30
    Depart Christmas Island: 17:30 - Arrive Kuala Lumpur: 21:10

    June 2018   11th & 25th
    July 2018   9th & 23rd
    August 2018   6th & 20th
    Sept 2018   3rd & 17th
    Oct 2018   1st, 15th & 29th
    Nov 2018   12th & 26th
    Dec 2018   10th & 17th
    Jan 2019   7th & 21st
    Feb 2019   4th & 18th


    AUD600 Economy One Way
    AUD750 Business One Way
    AUD1200 Economy Return
    AUD1500 Business Return

    2 pieces of checked in baggage with a limit of 30kg for Economy and 40kg for Business. Overweight items will be charged $20 per kg.

    Current promotion: Flights between May and September 2018, $1,050.00 Economy, plus 40kg checked in baggage and 50kg business class.

    For flight information from Kuala Lumpur, please contact Evercrown: or call +61 8 9164 7168 or +61 439 215 168
  • Australian Travel Agents

    Members of the Christmas Island Tourism Association

    Broome, Kimberley & Beyond
    Tel: 1300 245 565

    Indian Ocean Experiences
    Tel: +61 (0)439 215 667

  • International Travel Agents

    Members of the Christmas Island Tourism Association

    Best of Travel Group
     27 offices in Belgium, The Netherlands, Austria, Switzerland and Germany
    Web :

    Boomerang Reisen GmbH
    Biewerer Strasse 15
    54293, Trier
    for flights and Christmas Island packages from Europe
    Web :

    Cango Travel
    (Culture Adventure Nature)
    200 Cantonment Road
    #04-05 Southpoint
    Phone: +65.6317.2128
    STB TA License #00249

    Ethos Travel
    Phone : + 44 20 7284 1888 (London, UK)
    For flights and Christmas Island packages from UK and Europe
    Email :

    Ultramarina - France and Switzerland
    Offices in Nantes, Paris, Marseille, Lyon, Genève and Villeneuve

  • Airport Transfers

    Airport Transfers may be arranged direct with

    Indian Ocean Experiences
    Phone +61 (0) 439 215 667
    $25 one way
    $35 return
    Minimum 2 people
    Book here

    The Christmas Island Taxi Service
    For bookings, please call +61 (0)439 215 644

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