The cheapest times to fly from ATL to RAR are

  • January 8th to January 28th
  • April 2nd to July 1st (except the weeks of May 7th, May 21st, and June 18th)
  • August 13th to November 18th (except the weeks of August 27th and October 15th)

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 ATL to RAR is mid May. Prices can be as high as $8390 for Thursday flights during mid December, or as low as $1379 for Saturday flights around mid May.


When to Fly to Rarotonga

Flying from Atlanta, GA (ATL) to Avarua (RAR) will usually cost between $1500 to $7208 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid May with an average ticket price of $1659. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $5173. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $3514 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2125 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ATL to RAR flight.

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

ATL to RAR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ATL to RAR flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Atlanta. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.21, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Saturday is usually the cheapest day to fly to RAR, and Friday the cheapest day to fly back into ATL. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to Rarotonga, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Atlanta. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $4354 (65%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Saturday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1944. Return trip prices are from the RAR to ATL 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 ATL to RAR can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 12 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking ATL to RAR

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from ATL to RAR — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Auckland (ATL > AKL > RAR)

  • Price for both tickets: $1805
  • Average savings: $320 (15.06%)

See ATL to AKL flights

Hack #2: Los Angeles, CA (ATL > LAX > RAR)

  • Price for both tickets: $2033
  • Average savings: $93 (4.35%)

See ATL to LAX flights

Hack #3: Sydney (ATL > SYD > RAR)

  • Price for both tickets: $2048
  • Average savings: $77 (3.62%)

See ATL to SYD flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Air New Zealand, Alaska, American, Delta, Singapore Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Rarotonga International Airport to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6235 miles or 10034 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ATL to RAR flight is about 12 hour 12 minutes.

How many flights go between Atlanta, GA and Avarua?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 10 available flights from ATL to RAR.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ATL
Origination airport name Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
City Atlanta, GA
Country the United States
Latitude 33.6
Longitude -84.4

Return Airport

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


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