The cheapest times to fly from BDL to RAR are

  • January 15th to March 11th
  • May 14th to May 27th
  • August 6th to October 7th
  • October 22nd to December 9th (except the week of November 19th)

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 BDL to RAR is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $8524 for Tuesday flights during mid July, or as low as $1155 for Friday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Rarotonga

Flying from Hartford, CT (BDL) to Avarua (RAR) will usually cost between $1419 to $5377 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $1676. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid July, with an average price of $4068. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2392 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2182 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BDL to RAR flight.

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

BDL to RAR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BDL to RAR flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Hartford. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.19, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Friday is usually the cheapest day to fly to RAR, and Sunday the cheapest day to fly back into BDL. Tuesdays are the most expensive days to fly to Rarotonga, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Hartford. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $3093 (54%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Friday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1802. Return trip prices are from the RAR to BDL 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 BDL to RAR can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 13 hour 39 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking BDL 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 BDL to RAR — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1725
  • Average savings: $457 (20.93%)

See BDL to AKL flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $2113
  • Average savings: $69 (3.16%)

See BDL to LAX flights

Hack #3: Richmond, VA (BDL > RIC > RAR)

  • Price for both tickets: $2114
  • Average savings: $68 (3.12%)

See BDL to RIC flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Air New Zealand, Alaska, American, Delta, Singapore Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7042 miles or 11333 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BDL to RAR flight is about 13 hour 39 minutes.

How many flights go between Hartford, CT and Avarua?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 5 available flights from BDL to RAR.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code BDL
Origination airport name Bradley International Airport
City Hartford, CT
Country the United States
Latitude 41.9
Longitude -72.7

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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