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Flights to Christmas Island

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Book flights to Christmas Island

Christmas Island, an Australian external territory in the Indian Ocean, is a nature lover's paradise. This volcanic island, closer to Indonesia than mainland Australia, has rainforests, limestone cliffs, and marine life. One of the island's top attractions is the annual red crab migration, where millions of crabs turn the island red as they head to the coast to breed. Divers and snorkelers will love the coral reefs overflowing with colourful fish. The best time to visit Christmas Island is during the dry season, from May to September.

At Alternative Airlines, we make it simple for you to book flights to Christmas Island - with over 600 airlines to choose from and more than 40 ways to pay, booking flights to Christmas Island couldn't be easier.

Airports near Christmas Island

You have choices when it comes to reaching Christmas Island. Here is a selection of 4 airports you can fly to when travelling to Christmas Island.

Christmas Island Airport

This is the main airport on Christmas Island and is the closest option for travellers. It is a commercial passenger airport and is located in the main settlement of Flying Fish Cove.


Perth Airport

If you are travelling to Christmas Island from outside the region, you will likely need to fly into Perth Airport in Western Australia first. Perth is the closest major city with international connections to Christmas Island. From Perth, you can take a connecting flight to Christmas Island Airport.


Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta International Airport

For travellers coming from international destinations, Jakarta's Soekarno-Hatta International Airport is another option. Jakarta is the capital city of Indonesia and has connections to various international destinations. From Jakarta, you can take a connecting flight to Christmas Island Airport.


Kuala Lumpur International Airport

Kuala Lumpur, the capital city of Malaysia, is another major hub with international connections. Kuala Lumpur International Airport is a popular transit point for travellers heading to various destinations in the region. From Kuala Lumpur, you can take a connecting flight to Christmas Island Airport.

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Buy your flights to Christmas Island and pay later

Rather than paying for your Christmas Island flights upfront, you can instead use Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) solutions to help you split the cost of your flights into more manageable instalments.

You'll get greater flexibility when planning the budget for your trip to Christmas Island! You won't need to pay any interest, however, this will depend on the specific terms set by the lending provider.

Enjoy hassle-free travel today when you book your flights to Christmas Island and pay later at Alternative Airlines.

Things to do in Christmas Island

Christmas Island has an abundance of attractions to see - to make things easier, here's our top 3:

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Experience the Magic of the Annual Red Crab Migration

Witness one of nature's most spectacular events as millions of red crabs make their way to the sea to spawn.

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Explore the Mystical Dales

Dive into the heart of Christmas Island's lush rainforests, home to unique and exotic wildlife, and discover the enchanting waterfalls and hidden caves.

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Dive into the Crystal Clear Waters

Experience the thrill of diving in some of the world's cleanest waters, teeming with vibrant coral reefs and a diverse array of marine life.

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