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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$806Average for round-trip flights in June 2021
Round-trip from$1,224From Auckland Intl to Tahiti

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
$815
February
$829
March
$900
April
$891
May
$975
June
$853
July
$1,082
August
$1,037
September
$872
October
$816
November
$944
December
$921
Currently, January is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight to Tahiti. Flying to Tahiti in July will prove the most costly. There are multiple factors that influence the price of a flight so comparing airlines, departure airports and times can help keep costs down.

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
$815 - $1,712
PPT
Temperature
29 - 32 °C
PPT
Rainfall
37 - 268 mm
The best time to fly to Tahiti is during January, but great deals can be found at other times. If you are looking for warm weather when you arrive off of your flight to Tahiti then March is statistically the hottest. December is historically the period with most rainfall.

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

To ensure you get the cheapest price possible for a flight to Tahiti, you should look to book at least 60 days in advance of your intended travel date. The price of your flight may increase if you delay and leave booking until a week or so before departure.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Tahiti?

At the moment, Monday is the most economical day to take a flight to Tahiti. Saturday is likely to be the most costly.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Tahiti?

Flights in the morning are typically the cheapest time of the day to fly to Tahiti. Flights in the evening are usually the most expensive.

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.

Cheap flights to Tahiti in June, July 2021

The best prices found for PPT flights for June, July
18 Jul - 25 Jul
$5,331pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
PPT
Papeete Faaa
PPT
Papeete Faaa
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
18 Jul - 25 Jul
$5,827pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
PPT
Papeete Faaa
PPT
Papeete Faaa
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
26 Jun - 5 Jul
$7,091pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
PPT
Papeete Faaa
PPT
Papeete Faaa
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl

Tahiti 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Tahiti found for this year
5 Nov - 5 Dec
$881pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air Tahiti Nui
Direct
PPT
Papeete Faaa
PPT
Papeete Faaa
Air Tahiti Nui
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
22 Nov - 25 Nov
$887pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air Tahiti Nui
Direct
PPT
Papeete Faaa
PPT
Papeete Faaa
Air Tahiti Nui
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
23 Dec - 29 Dec
$911pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air Tahiti Nui
Direct
PPT
Papeete Faaa
PPT
Papeete Faaa
Air Tahiti Nui
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl

Last minute flights to Tahiti

Late deals on return flights to Tahiti, departing today and this week
26 Jun - 5 Jul
$7,091pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
PPT
Papeete Faaa
PPT
Papeete Faaa
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl

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