fbpx Skip to main content

Flights and Transport

Getting to Lord Howe Island

QantasLink operate Lord Howe Island flights that are less than a two hour trip from Sydney or Brisbane, Australia. With flights operating all year round, and the fact that guest numbers for Lord Howe Island are limited, you may need to think ahead to secure your spot on this uncrowded paradise. Reserve your holiday on Lord Howe Island at Arajilla Retreat and book your flights with Qantas.

As an alternative, Eastern Air Services offer direct flights from Port Macquarie which operate year round and are competitively priced.

Your flight booking will take you away from the busy mainland, to a hidden sub-tropical paradise, with nature as your travel partner, and weather that can’t be beaten – even in the winter months.

Check Flight Prices Now

Select From Service Providers Below

Finding more flights to Lord Howe Island

With Lord Howe just 600km off the Australian mainland, visitors will usually arrive by plane or privately by boat.

To make life easy for you, Arajilla Retreat will arrange all your Lord Howe Island airport transfers to ensure your holiday gets off to the best start possible.

The flight over is quick in the Qantas Dash-8 Turbo Prop, with the friendly airline staff providing all normal domestic flight meals and refreshments.

As Lord Howe is part of Australia, no passport is required for Australian citizens.

Local Transport on Lord Howe Island

Lord Howe Island is very small, only 11km long and 2.8km wide. Guests to the island often prefer to explore on foot, and literally take in the natural beauty one step at a time.

If riding a bike is more your thing, Arajilla has mountain bikes and helmets exclusively for your use.

Lord Howe Island also has a number of rental cars available from Wilson’s Hire Service.

For traveling on the open water, you may wish to hire Pro Dive to get you there.

Experience Lord Howe Island

Explore the extraordinary scenery and wildlife of World Heritage listed Lord Howe Island. Be as active or as passive as you like. Walk bush trails, climb mountains, swim, surf, snorkel, fish, cycle around the Island, play golf beneath the mountains, take it easy on a deserted beach, enjoy a massage or treatment, savour fine food and wine.