Cheap flights from Melbourne Airport to Rarotonga

MEL — RAR
21 May — 28 May1
Return
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The best prices from Melbourne to Rarotonga are usually found in May or June, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Friday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from Melbourne to Rarotonga

All the information you need to plan the best MEL to RAR flight in 2022: compare Melbourne to Rarotonga flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Rarotonga.

MEL - RAR

Price

$596 - $885

RAR

Temperature

22 - 26 °C

RAR

Rainfall

100 - 260 mm

Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 23% potential price rise
Cheapest inMayBest time to find cheap flights, 13% potential price drop
Average price$859Average for round-trip flights in May 2022
Round-trip from$859From Melbourne to Rarotonga

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Melbourne Airport to Rarotonga?

Travellers have found that booking a Monday departure is the best way to save up to 13% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Melbourne Airport to Rarotonga, book at least 61 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 22% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $1,138 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $1,186.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Melbourne Airport to Rarotonga?

May can be a great time to fly to Rarotonga from Melbourne Airport with a flight ticket averaging about $983. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of May for as cheap as $761. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne Airport to Rarotonga (MEL - RAR)?

When flying from Melbourne Airport to Rarotonga, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the evening, which can drop the price by up to 11% versus a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Melbourne to Rarotonga in May, June 2022

The best prices found for MEL to RAR flights in May, June
1 Jun. - 10 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

RAR

Rarotonga

1 stop

26h 35m
RAR

Rarotonga

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

18h 45m
$1,137

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 14/5/22

13 Jun. - 17 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

RAR

Rarotonga

1 stop

25h 30m
RAR

Rarotonga

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

18h 45m
$1,145

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 14/5/22

13 Jun. - 17 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

RAR

Rarotonga

1 stop

22h 30m
RAR

Rarotonga

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

43h 15m
$1,155

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 14/5/22

Melbourne to Rarotonga 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Rarotonga from Melbourne found for this year
29 Aug. - 7 Sep.
MEL

Melbourne

RAR

Rarotonga

1 stop

26h 00m
RAR

Rarotonga

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

14h 30m
$896

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 16/5/22

8 Sep. - 14 Sep.
MEL

Melbourne

RAR

Rarotonga

1 stop

26h 00m
RAR

Rarotonga

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

14h 30m
$931

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 14/5/22

28 Dec. - 20 Jan.
MEL

Melbourne

RAR

Rarotonga

1 stop

22h 35m
RAR

Rarotonga

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

9h 45m
$965

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 15/5/22

Cheap Jetstar flights from Melbourne to Rarotonga

29 Aug. - 7 Sep.
MEL

Melbourne

RAR

Rarotonga

3 stops

27h 25m
RAR

Rarotonga

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

14h 30m
$1,024

Jetstar

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Deal found 16/5/22

9 Sep. - 21 Sep.
MEL

Melbourne

RAR

Rarotonga

2 stops

16h 45m
RAR

Rarotonga

MEL

Melbourne

3 stops

24h 25m
$1,200

Jetstar

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Deal found 15/5/22

Cheap Air New Zealand flights from Melbourne to Rarotonga

1 Jun. - 10 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

RAR

Rarotonga

1 stop

26h 35m
RAR

Rarotonga

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

18h 45m
$1,137

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 14/5/22

13 Jun. - 17 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

RAR

Rarotonga

1 stop

25h 30m
RAR

Rarotonga

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

18h 45m
$1,145

Air New Zealand

View Deal

Deal found 14/5/22

13 Jun. - 17 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

RAR

Rarotonga

1 stop

22h 30m
RAR

Rarotonga

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

43h 15m
$1,155

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 14/5/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Melbourne to Rarotonga flights.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Rarotonga from Melbourne?

Rarotonga (RAR) is the airport you will fly into if you book a flight from Melbourne to Rarotonga. You should not have trouble finding flights to Rarotonga from Melbourne; the airport handles an average of 0 inbound flights from Melbourne per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 4 airlines have flights to the Rarotonga airport from Melbourne. It is only a 0.8 km journey from Rarotonga (RAR) to Rarotonga’s city centre.

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

Virgin Australia, Air New Zealand, and Qantas Airways are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Melbourne Airport to Rarotonga for under $900 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne Airport to Rarotonga for under $900. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $896, but on average you can expect to pay $1,164.

How popular is this Melbourne Airport to Rarotonga flight route?

The Melbourne to Rarotonga flight path was viewed by 1,288 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Melbourne Airport to Rarotonga round-trip?

Flying on Jetstar is currently your cheapest option to Rarotonga, with prices starting at $1,024. Another option worth looking into is Air New Zealand, starting at $1,137 return.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Melbourne Airport to Rarotonga?

The most popular airlines flying from Melbourne Airport to Rarotonga are Jetstar, Air New Zealand and Qantas Airways. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the cheapest flights from Melbourne Airport to Rarotonga?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $852. While the most popular route (Melbourne - Rarotonga) can be booked for $931 on average our data indicates $1,311 when flying from Melbourne Airport to Rarotonga.

Top 3 airlines flying from Melbourne to Rarotonga

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Melbourne to Rarotonga choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Virgin AustraliaCheapest$585Average$905FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time80%COVID-19 safety
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Qantas AirwaysCheapest$1,059Average$1,149FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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Air New ZealandCheapest$1,068Average$1,278FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time78%COVID-19 safety
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