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Rarotonga to Papeete flights

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Flight Duration Flights between Rarotonga and Papeete take, on average, 2 h and 25 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Departing Airport The airport Rarotonga is the departure airport operating flights between Rarotonga and Papeete
Arriving Airport Flights departing Rarotonga with Papeete as destination arrives at Intl Tahiti-Faaa
High season According to search data from our customers, January is the busiest time to fly from Rarotonga to Papeete
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Currency and price comparison
Local, one-way ticket

Trains in Papeete are 53% cheaper than in Rarotonga.

Mid-priced restaurant

The average meal is 151% more expensive in Papeete than in Rarotonga.

Standard daytime start rate

Taxis are 109% more expensive in Papeete than in Rarotonga.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee is 13% more expensive in Papeete than in Rarotonga.

Rarotonga airports
  • ( Rarotonga (RAR)
    How far from city centre: 2 miles
Papeete airports
  • ( Intl Tahiti-Faaa (PPT)
    How far from city centre: 2 miles
K Distance: 712 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Rarotonga to Papeete

😷 Is it safe to travel from Rarotonga to Papeete during the Covid-19 situation?
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🔍 How can I find cheap flights from Rarotonga to Papeete at Opodo?
At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the cheapest flight available from Rarotonga to Papeete. Considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys, our search engine works to provides always the best price with the best conditions.
💰 Is Papeete expensive to visit compared to Rarotonga?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Papeete costs an average of 10.79 GBP, 115% more expensive than Rarotonga, with a fare of 5.02 GBP, while train tickets costs 51% less in Papeete: 0.86 GBP against 1.76 GBP in Rarotonga. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 12.95 GBP in Papeete, 158% more than the 5.02 GBP in Rarotonga. The price of the coffee is around 15% more expensive in Papeete, with an average of 2.88 GBP , while in Rarotonga the coffee costs 2.51 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Rarotonga to Papeete?
The most popular months to book a trip from Rarotonga to Papeete are June, April and March, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Rarotonga to Papeete?
The best time of the year to go to Papeete when flying from Rarotonga depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, January is the top 1º month to fly to Papeete from Rarotonga in terms of searches from our customer, followed by March and February. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, May, September and June are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Rarotonga -  Papeete.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Rarotonga to Papeete?
The total flight time between Rarotonga and Papeete is of around 02:25 hours on average, considering an average distance of 1,144 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
🌡️ How is the weather in Papeete compared to Rarotonga?
While in Rarotonga the temperatures can reach an average of 31.75 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 6.0 mm ,Papeete's temperatures can go up to 31.99 ºC during the hot season, with 12.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around 20.08 ºC in Papeete, compared to the 17.05 ºC average degrees reported in Rarotonga. During the winter period, Rarotonga can register 6.0 mm precipitation, while Papeete have an average of 3.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Rarotonga and Papeete?
The main airport route flying between Rarotonga and Papeete is: Rarotonga (RAR) to Intl Tahiti-Faaa (PPT). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Air Tahiti.
Which are the airlines with flights from Rarotonga to Papeete?
Airlines with direct flights departing from Rarotonga to Papeete are:
  • Air Tahiti.
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