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Flights to Christmas Island

You can fly to Christmas Island from Perth (twice weekly) or Jakarta (weekly).  Occasional charter services are also available from Kuala Lumpur.

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 will depart on the following timings from 4 November onwards:

    VA1913 Depart Perth 06:10 Arrive Cocos Islands 09:15
    VA1917 Depart Cocos Islands 10:00 Arrive Christmas Island 12:05
    VA1912 Depart Christmas Island 12:50 Arrive Perth 17:25

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

    VA1913 Depart Perth 06:10 Arrive Learmonth 08:00
    VA1913 Depart Learmonth 08:50 Arrive Cocos Islands 10:20
    VA1917 Depart Cocos Islands 11:05 Arrive Christmas Island 13:10
    VA1912 Depart Christmas Island 13:55 Arrive Perth 18:30

    All flights depart from Perth Airport Terminal 1

    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 : AUD30 (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
  • 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

    Island Explorer Holidays
    Australian Enquiries : 1300 884 855
    International Enquiries: + 61 8 9322 9561

  • 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 :

  • 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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