The cheapest times to fly from HNL to PPT are

  • January 8th to April 29th (except the week of March 19th)
  • May 14th to June 3rd
  • August 27th to September 30th
  • October 22nd to November 4th

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 HNL to PPT is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $3865 for Sunday flights during early May, or as low as $898 for Saturday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Tahiti

Flying from Honolulu, HI (HNL) to Papeete (PPT) will usually cost between $899 to $2334 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 $1227. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early May, with an average price of $2161. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $934 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1466 can be considered a good price for a round-trip HNL to PPT flight.

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

HNL to PPT Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the HNL to PPT flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Honolulu. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.33, which is in the normal range for a flight.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Saturday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Tahiti, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Honolulu. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $1073 (54%) 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 $962. Return trip prices are from the PPT to HNL 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 HNL to PPT can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 5 hour 55 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking HNL to PPT

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 HNL to PPT — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Auckland (HNL > AKL > PPT)

  • Price for both tickets: $1360
  • Average savings: $106 (7.23%)

See HNL to AKL flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from HNL to PPT? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air France, Air New Zealand, Air Tahiti Nui, Alaska, American, Delta, Hawaiian, Qantas, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Tahiti Faa’a Airport to Daniel K Inouye International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2744 miles or 4416 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from HNL to PPT?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop HNL to PPT flight is about 5 hour 55 minutes.

How many flights go between Honolulu, HI and Papeete?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 17 available flights from HNL to PPT.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code HNL
Origination airport name Daniel K Inouye International Airport
City Honolulu, HI
Country the United States
Latitude 21.3
Longitude -157.9

Return Airport

Destination code PPT
Destination airport name Tahiti Faa’a Airport
City Papeete
Country French Polynesia
Latitude -17.6
Longitude -149.6


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