The cheapest times to fly from RFP to SFO are

  • October 15th to October 28th
  • November 19th to May 6th (except the weeks of December 10th, January 1st, March 5th, March 26th, and April 9th)

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 RFP to SFO is early August. Prices can be as high as $6209 for Sunday flights during mid November, or as low as $721 for Thursday flights around early August.


When to Fly to San Francisco

Flying from Raiatea (RFP) to San Francisco, CA (SFO) will usually cost between $934 to $2770 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early August with an average ticket price of $1116. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid November, with an average price of $3230. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2114 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2721 can be considered a good price for a round-trip RFP to SFO flight.

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

RFP to SFO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the RFP to SFO flight is more expensive than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Raiatea. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.4, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SFO, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into RFP. Sundays 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 $1166 (42%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1114. Return trip prices are from the SFO to RFP 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 RFP to SFO can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 33 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from RFP to SFO while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) in San Jose, CA

  • 30 miles (48 km) away from SFO
  • Usually 0.15% less expensive than SFO
  • 2-layover flights available

See RFP to SJC flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from RFP to SFO? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Tahiti, Air Tahiti Nui, Aircalin, Alaska, American, Delta, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from San Francisco International Airport to Raiatea Uturoa Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4203 miles or 6764 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from RFP to SFO?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop RFP to SFO flight is about 8 hour 33 minutes.

How many flights go between Raiatea and San Francisco, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 9 available flights from RFP to SFO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code RFP
Origination airport name Raiatea Uturoa Airport
City Raiatea
Country French Polynesia
Latitude -16.7
Longitude -151.5

Return Airport

Destination code SFO
Destination airport name San Francisco International Airport
City San Francisco, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 37.6
Longitude -122.4


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