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Cheap flights from Auckland to Rarotonga

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The best prices from Auckland to Rarotonga are usually found in February or November, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Saturday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Auckland (AKL) to Rarotonga (RAR)

All the information you need to plan the best AKL to RAR flight in 2021: compare Auckland to Rarotonga flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Rarotonga.
AKL - RAR
Price
$516 - $687
RAR
Temperature
26 - 30 °C
RAR
Precipitation
65 - 196 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 18% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 8% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$516

From Auckland to Rarotonga

One-way from

$356

One-way flight from Auckland to Rarotonga

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Auckland to Rarotonga?

Flights from Auckland to Rarotonga are generally found to be more expensive on Thursday. This shouldn't discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Rarotonga.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Auckland to Rarotonga?

Users have found that booking a flight from Auckland to Rarotonga at least 61 days early can save you up to 14% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 61 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Auckland to Rarotonga for as little as $604 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $645 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Auckland to Rarotonga?

The best pricing can be found in the month of February. Prices to Rarotonga from Auckland average $562. You can even find prices in February for less than $562, as users have found deals to Rarotonga from as low as $383. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Rarotonga from Auckland. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 22%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Auckland to Rarotonga (AKL - RAR)?

It’s optimal to fly from Auckland to Rarotonga in the evening. By choosing this option you can save up to 33% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight at midday.

Cheap flights from Auckland to Rarotonga in August, September 2021

The best prices found for AKL to RAR flights in August, September
14 Sep - 21 Sep
$731pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
RAR
Rarotonga
RAR
Rarotonga
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
28 Sep - 5 Oct
$757pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
RAR
Rarotonga
RAR
Rarotonga
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
28 Sep - 5 Oct
$760pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
RAR
Rarotonga
RAR
Rarotonga
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl

Auckland to Rarotonga 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Rarotonga from Auckland found for this year
14 Sep - 21 Sep
$731pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
RAR
Rarotonga
RAR
Rarotonga
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
14 Nov - 26 Nov
$751pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
RAR
Rarotonga
RAR
Rarotonga
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
28 Sep - 5 Oct
$757pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
RAR
Rarotonga
RAR
Rarotonga
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl

Direct flights to Rarotonga from Auckland

Save time with Auckland to Rarotonga direct flight deals
14 Sep - 21 Sep
$731pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
RAR
Rarotonga
RAR
Rarotonga
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
20 Jan - 26 Jan
$737pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
RAR
Rarotonga
RAR
Rarotonga
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
14 Nov - 26 Nov
$751pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
RAR
Rarotonga
RAR
Rarotonga
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl

Last-minute flights from Auckland to Rarotonga

Late deals on return flights to Rarotonga from Auckland, departing today and this week
13 Aug - 17 Aug
$1,285pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
RAR
Rarotonga
RAR
Rarotonga
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl

One-way flights to Rarotonga from Auckland

The cheapest one-way flights from Auckland to Rarotonga
03:55 - 08:45
Air New Zealand
Direct
3h 50m
AKL - RAR
Air New Zealand
$356
mytrip.com
03:15 - 08:50
Air New Zealand
Direct
3h 35m
AKL - RAR
Air New Zealand
$451
Jettzy (NZ)
07:25 - 13:00
Air New Zealand
Direct
3h 35m
AKL - RAR
Air New Zealand
$492
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Auckland to Rarotonga

What airports do I use to fly from Auckland to Rarotonga?

If you wish to fly to Rarotonga from Auckland, then you need to book flights from Auckland Intl to Rarotonga. There are 2 flights from Auckland Intl (AKL) to Rarotonga (RAR) per day to choose from. Flights to Rarotonga from Auckland Intl are available from 4 different airlines, which means you should have some options if you want to compare airfare deals. 3h 35m is how long a nonstop flight from Auckland to Rarotonga typically takes.

Which airlines flying from Auckland Intl to Rarotonga have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Jetstar, Air New Zealand, and Virgin Australia flying from Auckland Intl to Rarotonga have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Auckland to Rarotonga for under $860 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Auckland to Rarotonga for under $860. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air New Zealand for just $731, but on average you can expect to pay $800.

Are there direct flights from Auckland to Rarotonga for under $860 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Auckland to Rarotonga under $860. A good price for a direct flight from Auckland to Rarotonga is less than $800.

Are there last-minute flights available from Auckland to Rarotonga for under $1,290?

There are currently 1+ open flights from Auckland to Rarotonga within the next 7 days for less than $1,290.

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from Auckland Intl to Rarotonga have been viewed 14,252 times in the past calendar month.

Does it rain more in Auckland or Rarotonga?

Auckland will have the same amount of rainfall in 1 compared to Rarotonga over the next 8 days.

Is Auckland weather warmer or cooler than Rarotonga?

Expect the weather to be around 30 °C on average in February. As the temperature peaks, try to get your plans done early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. The climate in Rarotonga is generally hotter than in Auckland.

How long does is the flight from Auckland to Rarotonga?

Air New Zealand can get you from Auckland to Rarotonga in just under 3h 35m. Your travel time will be generally consistent. All flights are typically direct.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Auckland to Rarotonga return?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Auckland to Rarotonga from $731 return.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Auckland to Rarotonga one-way?

$356 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Air New Zealand.

Alternative routes for Auckland to Rarotonga

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Rarotonga

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Auckland to Rarotonga.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $1.00
Flight duration
4h 38m
Average temperature for August in Rarotonga
26.0 °C
Avg rainfall for August in Rarotonga
65.0 mm

Airports servicing Auckland

Airports servicing Rarotonga

Top 4 airlines flying from Auckland to Rarotonga

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Auckland to Rarotonga choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Jetstar
$234 $328 No cancel fee 74%
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Virgin Australia
$225 $374 No cancel fee 80%
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Air New Zealand
$343 $510 No cancel fee 78%
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United Airlines
$1,357 $1,578 No cancel fee 69%
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Hourly flight availability from Auckland to Rarotonga

See what time of day planes typically take off from Auckland towards Rarotonga.
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Weekly flight availability
from Auckland to Rarotonga
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Auckland to Rarotonga.
Sunday
2 daily flights
Monday
2 daily flights
Tuesday
2 daily flights
Wednesday
2 daily flights
Thursday
2 daily flights
Friday
5 daily flights
Saturday
5 daily flights
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