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Flights to Tahiti in 2021

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inOctoberHigh demand for flights, 11% potential price rise
Cheapest inAprilBest time to find cheap flights, 2% potential price drop
Average price$990Average for round-trip flights in September 2021
Round-trip from$868From Auckland Intl to Tahiti
One-way from$14One-way flight from Auckland Intl (AKL) to Tahiti

Cheap flights to Tahiti in September, October 2021

The best prices found for PPT flights for September, October
16 Oct - 21 Oct
$12,456pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
PPT
Papeete Faaa
PPT
Papeete Faaa
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
22 Sep - 27 Sep
$14,432pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
PPT
Papeete Faaa
PPT
Papeete Faaa
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
16 Oct - 24 Oct
$19,202pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
PPT
Papeete Faaa
PPT
Papeete Faaa
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2 STOPS
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Auckland Intl

Tahiti 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Tahiti found for this year
28 Nov - 4 Dec
$885pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air Tahiti Nui
Direct
PPT
Papeete Faaa
PPT
Papeete Faaa
Air Tahiti Nui
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
28 Nov - 1 Dec
$887pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Qantas Airways
Direct
PPT
Papeete Faaa
PPT
Papeete Faaa
Qantas Airways
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
25 Nov - 4 Dec
$904pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Qantas Airways
Direct
PPT
Papeete Faaa
PPT
Papeete Faaa
Qantas Airways
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl

Cheapest prices for Tahiti flights by month

The cheapest ticket to Tahiti found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
January
$802
February
$816
March
$885
April
$877
May
$959
June
$838
July
$1,065
August
$1,021
September
$858
October
$803
November
$929
December
$906
At the present moment the cheapest month to fly to Tahiti is currently January; with July being the most expensive. Prices will vary depending on multiple factors such as booking in advance, airline and departure airports and times.

When is the best time to fly to Tahiti?

Average Papeete Faaa flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month.
AKL - PPT
Price
$802 - $1,685
PPT
Temperature
29 - 32 °C
PPT
Precipitation
37 - 268 mm
Whilst there are several times of the year to choose from, April is seen as the time to fly to Tahiti, however, it is possible to get good deals throughout the year. March tends to be the warmest period in Tahiti so if you are looking for sun or warmer climates then look to fly around this time. December is the wettest if you need to factor this in to your plans.

When is the best time to book a flight to Tahiti?

The best time to book flights to Tahiti is 60 days before your desired departure date. The cost of your flight will likely increase significantly if you book two weeks in advance of your flight.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Tahiti?

The cheapest flights to Tahiti are usually found when departing on a Monday. The departure day with the highest cost at present is Saturday.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Tahiti?

To get the best value, try booking a flight in the morning when visiting Tahiti. Generally the prices will increase for flights in the evening as these tend to have higher demand.

How long is the flight to Tahiti?

Flight times from New Zealand to Tahiti can range anywhere from 4h-56h. The fastest and shortest one-stop flight is from Christchurch International Airport (CHC) at 6h 55m. The Auckland International Airport (AKL) quickest one-stop flight is 7h 30m while the Wellington International Airport (WLG) is 9h 10m. However, some flights may have a longer layover with a flight time to your destination that can be up to 69h.

Where can you get direct flights to Tahiti from?

You can find direct flights to Tahiti at Auckland International Airport (AKL). Qantas Airways, Air Tahiti Nui, and Air New Zealand can fly you directly to the island without dealing with any stopovers along the way. The non-stop flights offer the fastest time to French Polynesia at around 4h 50m.

How do you get from the Faa’a International Airport to the city’s centre?

Once you’ve landed in Tahiti, there are a few ways for you to get around the island. The airport is in the Papeete suburb of Faa’a and just 6.9 km from the French Polynesia capital city. There’s a taxi station at the airport to make getting around the island simple. Some of the hotels in the area offer a free airport shuttle if you’ve booked a room with them. You can find transport tourist carriers that provide their services for visitors to the island. Car rentals from companies like Hertz and Avis are available at the airport, as well as at Papeete’s Centre Valma. Unfortunately, there’s no Lyft, Uber or other ridesharing options at the moment in Tahiti. A public bus stop is about 200 meters from the airport across the car park. The buses run almost every 15-20 minutes. Bus #3 and #7 can get you to Papeete’s centre.

What are some things to do in Tahiti?

Aside from taking in the beauty of French Polynesia’s largest island, there are plenty of things for you to do in Tahiti. It has stunning black-sand beaches, waterfalls, lagoons, and a couple of extinct volcanoes that are covered in lush greenery. You can hang around Papeete for shopping, dining, the nightlife, and sightseeing of various popular attractions. There are all types of tours, even biking and hiking through the island. You can enjoy the blue waters of the ocean by sailing, surfing, and scuba diving. The Vaipahi Gardens are located on the southern coast and features over 75 exotic plant species. Moorea is Tahiti’s sister island that’s just a boat ride away. Along with adding to the majestic beauty of your trip, it also features the Lagoonarium where you can swim in a colorful coral garden alongside the fishes, stingrays, and sharks.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly to Tahiti?

New Zealand citizens must have a passport that’s valid for three months before arriving at French Polynesia. A visa is not required if you’re not staying over 90 days. Every visitor to French Polynesia also must have a return airline ticket to their resident country or at least two more continuing destinations along with sufficient funds to support themselves while on the island.

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