Cheap flights from Melbourne to Rarotonga

MEL — RAR
30 May — 6 Jun1
Return
1 adult
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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 ME1 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$841Average for round-trip flights in May 2022
Round-trip from$841From Melbourne to Rarotonga

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Melbourne 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 $1,115 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $1,161.

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

May can be a great time to fly to Rarotonga from Melbourne with a flight ticket averaging about $963. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of May for as cheap as $745. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

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

When flying from Melbourne 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 Melbourne to RAR flights in May, June
27 May - 29 May
MEL

Melbourne

RAR

Rarotonga

1 stop

17h 50m
RAR

Rarotonga

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

30h 35m
$3,920

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 25.5.22

Melbourne to Rarotonga 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Rarotonga from Melbourne found for this year
6 Sep. - 9 Sep.
MEL

Melbourne

RAR

Rarotonga

1 stop

26h 00m
RAR

Rarotonga

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

14h 30m
$1,010

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 23.5.22

6 Sep. - 9 Sep.
MEL

Melbourne

RAR

Rarotonga

1 stop

22h 30m
RAR

Rarotonga

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

14h 30m
$1,053

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 25.5.22

20 Dec. - 26 Dec.
MEL

Melbourne

RAR

Rarotonga

1 stop

18h 35m
RAR

Rarotonga

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

9h 45m
$1,105

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 23.5.22

Cheap Air New Zealand flights from Melbourne to Rarotonga

13 Sep. - 27 Sep.
MEL

Melbourne

RAR

Rarotonga

1 stop

22h 30m
RAR

Rarotonga

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

32h 35m
$1,161

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 22.5.22

28 Oct. - 8 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

RAR

Rarotonga

1 stop

26h 00m
RAR

Rarotonga

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

22h 55m
$1,167

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 23.5.22

28 Oct. - 8 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

RAR

Rarotonga

1 stop

26h 00m
RAR

Rarotonga

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

22h 55m
$1,174

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 25.5.22

Cheap Qantas Airways flights from Melbourne to Rarotonga

28 Oct. - 7 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

RAR

Rarotonga

1 stop

21h 45m
RAR

Rarotonga

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

12h 05m
$1,113

Qantas Airways

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Deal found 23.5.22

28 Oct. - 7 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

RAR

Rarotonga

1 stop

21h 45m
RAR

Rarotonga

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

12h 05m
$1,120

Qantas Airways

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Deal found 25.5.22

28 Oct. - 7 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

RAR

Rarotonga

1 stop

21h 45m
RAR

Rarotonga

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

12h 05m
$1,122

Qantas Airways

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Deal found 24.5.22

One-way flights to Rarotonga from Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to Rarotonga
25 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

RAR

Rarotonga

1 stop

22h 30m
$948

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 25.5.22

25 Jun.
AVV

Melbourne Avalon

RAR

Rarotonga

2 stops

15h 30m
$1,119

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 25.5.22

25 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

RAR

Rarotonga

2 stops

37h 45m
$1,126

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 25.5.22

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), located 0.8 km from the city centre, is the airport you fly into when you book flights from Melbourne to Rarotonga. 4 airlines have flights to Rarotonga from Melbourne on a regular basis. Booking flights from Melbourne to Rarotonga should not be difficult; the airport handles an average of 0 inbound flights from Melbourne per day.

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 to Rarotonga for under $1,100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne to Rarotonga for under $1,100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $1,010, but on average you can expect to pay $1,163.

How popular is this Melbourne to Rarotonga flight route?

This flight path from Melbourne to Rarotonga 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 to Rarotonga round-trip?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Melbourne to Rarotonga round-trip from $1,113. Another airline that can offer you cheap pricing is Air New Zealand.

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

Jetstar, Air New Zealand and Qantas Airways are the most popular airlines when flying from Melbourne to Rarotonga.

What are the cheapest flights from Melbourne to Rarotonga?

While on average a flight from Melbourne to Rarotonga is generally $1,277, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $880. When looking at the most popular route, (Melbourne - Rarotonga), you can expect to pay $1,010 for that flight.

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$573Average$886FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time80%COVID-19 safety
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Qantas AirwaysCheapest$1,037Average$1,136FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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Air New ZealandCheapest$1,048Average$1,219FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time78%COVID-19 safety
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