Papua New Guinea’s extensive bus network is a relatively cheap and reliable way to get around towns and cities in Papua New Guinea. Most long distance buses are equipped with air-con, toilets and videos, and all are smoke-free zones.
Driving in Papua New Guinea is a pleasure since the roads in Papua New Guinea are well maintained with signs are posted everywhere and driving rules are usually adhered to.
The fastest roads in Papua New Guinea are knowns as 'the autobahns'. These are subject to a general motorway tax.
Driving in Papua New Guinea is on the right side of the road and the minimum age to drive a car is 18.
Driving license and car documents:
National driving licences issued by European Union countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway are accepted in Papua New Guinea for driving up to one year.
There are several car hire firms
with car hire offices in most cities, as well as at airports and major railway stations.
Trains are the best way to get around in Papua New Guinea if you are visiting cities. They are comfortable and moderately priced trains connect major cities and several towns. Papua New Guinean trains are operated mostly by state-owned company ÖBB.