The cheapest times to fly from BWI to RAR are

  • January 8th to April 1st
  • April 23rd to May 27th (except the week of May 7th)
  • August 13th to September 23rd
  • October 29th to November 18th

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 BWI to RAR is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $8232 for Friday flights during early January, or as low as $1349 for Saturday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Rarotonga

Flying from Baltimore, MD (BWI) to Avarua (RAR) will usually cost between $1578 to $7649 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 $2389. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $4518. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2129 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2092 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BWI to RAR flight.

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

BWI to RAR Flight Prices

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


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Saturday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays 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 $4469 (61%) 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 $1875. Return trip prices are from the RAR to BWI 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 BWI 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 13 hour 11 minutes may not be realistic.


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

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1691
  • Average savings: $401 (19.17%)

See BWI to AKL flights

Hack #2: Sydney (BWI > SYD > RAR)

  • Price for both tickets: $1986
  • Average savings: $106 (5.07%)

See BWI to SYD flights

Hack #3: Los Angeles, CA (BWI > LAX > RAR)

  • Price for both tickets: $1988
  • Average savings: $105 (5%)

See BWI to LAX flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from BWI 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 Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Rarotonga International Airport to Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6782 miles or 10915 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BWI to RAR flight is about 13 hour 11 minutes.

How many flights go between Baltimore, MD and Avarua?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 8 available flights from BWI to RAR.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code BWI
Origination airport name Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport
City Baltimore, MD
Country the United States
Latitude 39.2
Longitude -76.7

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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