The cheapest times to fly from RAR to AKL are

  • January 15th to March 25th
  • May 14th to June 24th
  • August 6th to September 9th
  • November 5th to December 9th (except the week of November 12th)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from RAR to AKL is early to mid June. Prices can be as high as $770 for Wednesday flights during early to mid July, or as low as $266 for Tuesday flights around early to mid June.


When to Fly to Auckland

Flying from Avarua (RAR) to Auckland (AKL) will usually cost between $268 to $551 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid June with an average ticket price of $321. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid July, with an average price of $474. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $153 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $377 can be considered a good price for a round-trip RAR to AKL flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the RAR to AKL route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

RAR to AKL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the RAR to AKL flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Rarotonga. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Wednesdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $141 (29%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $318. Return trip prices are from the AKL to RAR flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from RAR to AKL can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 21 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from RAR to AKL? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: Air New Zealand, Jetstar, Singapore Airlines, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Auckland International Airport to Rarotonga International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1872 miles or 3013 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from RAR to AKL?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop RAR to AKL flight is about 4 hour 21 minutes.

How many flights go between Avarua and Auckland?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 1 available flights from RAR to AKL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code RAR
Origination airport name Rarotonga International Airport
City Avarua
Country the Cook Islands
Latitude -21.2
Longitude -159.8

Return Airport

Destination code AKL
Destination airport name Auckland International Airport
City Auckland
Country New Zealand
Latitude -37
Longitude 174.8


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