The cheapest times to fly from IAH to PPT are
- January 1st to June 3rd (except the weeks of March 19th and May 21st)
- September 10th to September 30th (except the week of September 17th)
- November 26th to December 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 IAH to PPT is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $2822 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $1130 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.
When to Fly to Tahiti
Flying from Houston, TX (IAH) to Papeete (PPT) will usually cost between $1181 to $1915 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 $1185. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1985. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $800 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1376 can be considered a good price for a round-trip IAH to PPT flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the IAH to PPT route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the IAH to PPT flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Houston. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.18, which is below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Tuesday 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 Houston. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $307 (20%) on this flight.
Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1323. Return trip prices are from the PPT to IAH flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from IAH to PPT can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 46 minutes may not be realistic.
Flight Hacking IAH 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 IAH to PPT — but Champion Traveler does!
- Price for both tickets: $1332
- Average savings: $44 (3.16%)
- Price for both tickets: $1344
- Average savings: $32 (2.29%)
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from IAH to PPT? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, Air New Zealand, Air Tahiti Nui, Alaska, American, Delta, Frontier, Qantas, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Tahiti Faa’a Airport to George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 4880 miles or 7854 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from IAH to PPT?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop IAH to PPT flight is about 9 hour 46 minutes.
How many flights go between Houston, TX and Papeete?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 66 available flights from IAH to PPT.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Tahiti Faa’a Airport|
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