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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 inJanuaryHigh demand for flights, 5% potential price rise
Cheapest inAugustBest time to find cheap flights, 2% potential price drop
Average price$1,282Average for round-trip flights in September 2021
Round-trip from$1,272From Sydney Kingsford Smith to Tahiti
One-way from$14One-way flight from Sydney Kingsford Smith (SYD) to Tahiti

Tahiti 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Tahiti found for this year
25 Dec - 15 Jan
$1,422pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
PPT
Papeete Faaa
PPT
Papeete Faaa
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
25 Dec - 15 Jan
$1,440pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
PPT
Papeete Faaa
PPT
Papeete Faaa
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
25 Dec - 15 Jan
$1,541pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qantas Airways
   
2 STOPS
PPT
Papeete Faaa
PPT
Papeete Faaa
Qantas Airways
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

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
$1,259
February
$1,201
March
$1,235
April
$1,290
May
$1,308
June
$1,305
July
$1,316
August
$1,305
September
$1,259
October
$1,239
November
$1,219
December
$1,415
Currently, the cheapest month for flights to Tahiti is February. The most expensive month for flights is December. The cheapest prices are shown above but prices will vary according to departure times, airlines, class and how early you book.

When is the best time to fly to Tahiti?

Average Papeete Faaa flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month.
SYD - PPT
Price
$1,201 - $1,731
PPT
Temperature
29 - 32 °C
PPT
Precipitation
37 - 268 mm

Peak season

The largest island in French Polynesia, Tahiti is a tropical paradise and a sought after holiday destination. Cheap flights to Tahiti are more likely to be snapped up in the high season which runs from May to October (though some resorts start high season prices as early as 1 April). Tahiti is a popular spot for weddings and honeymooners often arrive on package deals to stay at one of the fabulous resorts or travel to the outer islands. The capital Papeete offers resorts and spas, fine dining restaurants, markets, pearl shops and designer boutiques. While its lush green forests, high, jagged mountains, white beaches and coral reefs offer a myriad of hiking and watersport activities. Of course you can just laze on the beach, soak up the sun and set your body clock to Tahitian time. Don’t expect to get a bargain if you travel in July and August, these are the most expensive months for flights to Tahiti. Many tourists arrive from the US and Europe, the Heiva Nui festival takes place in July, and in August Tahitians take their annual holiday, in keeping with France. Christmas and New Year are also a busy tourist times as lots of Tahitians return home from overseas.

 

Off Season

Low season months are November and January (after New Year’s celebrations) and when you’ll be able to pick cheap flights to Tahiti. Accommodation prices are lower and popular tours won’t be booked out. There is a good chance of rain over a few consecutive days in these months.

 

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

The best time to book flights to Tahiti is in the dry season between May and October, although tropical showers are likely at any time of year. Temperatures average 28 C and humidity hovers between 77% and 80%. Many Australian travellers time their visit for the July and August school holidays, so you may want to consider the months of May, June, September and October for the best combination of cheap flight tickets, good weather and accommodation availability.

 

Which day is cheapest to fly to Tahiti?

The cheapest day to fly to Tahiti is usually Sunday. At the moment, Saturday is the most expensive.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Tahiti?

At the moment, flights in the morning are likely to offer the best value for money for your Tahiti trip. A flight at midday will more often than not be of higher cost.

How long is the flight to Tahiti?

Flights from Sydney to Tahiti – 10 hrs 35 mins

Flights from Melbourne to Tahiti – 10 hrs

Flights from Brisbane to Tahiti – 9 hrs 30 mins

Flights from Perth to Tahiti – 12 hrs 35 mins

 

Which airlines operate flights to Tahiti?

Air Tahiti Nui, the national carrier, operates flights to Tahiti from Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne via Auckland three days a week. Other airlines which operate flights to Tahiti include: Qantas and Air New Zealand. Air New Zealand has flights to Tahiti a few days a week via Auckland from many Australian destinations.

 

How to get from the airport to the city centre?

Flights to Tahiti land at Faa’a International Airport (PPT) and accommodation providers often pick up guests from the airport or provide a rental cars as part of the package deal. Alternatively you can take a bus or Le Truck to Papeete from the airport along the west coast freeway. Taxis are available at the airport but few have meters, so you will need to agree a fare with driver before you get in. A taxi fare will cost around AUD$30 from the airport to a hotel in Papeete. There are a good selection of rental car companies at the airport if you wish to explore the island independently.

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