The cheapest times to fly from IND to PPT are

  • January 1st to May 20th (except the weeks of January 22nd, March 5th, March 19th, and May 7th)
  • August 27th to October 7th (except the week of September 17th)
  • November 12th to December 16th (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 IND to PPT is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $3077 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $1154 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Tahiti

Flying from Indianapolis, IN (IND) to Papeete (PPT) will usually cost between $1207 to $2067 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 $1240. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $2086. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $846 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1454 can be considered a good price for a round-trip IND to PPT flight.

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

IND to PPT Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the IND to PPT flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Indianapolis. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.16, which is far 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 Indianapolis. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $284 (17%) 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 $1388. Return trip prices are from the PPT to IND 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 IND 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 11 hour 12 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking IND 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 IND to PPT — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (IND > LAX > PPT)

  • Price for both tickets: $1353
  • Average savings: $102 (6.98%)

See IND to LAX flights

Hack #2: San Francisco, CA (IND > SFO > PPT)

  • Price for both tickets: $1381
  • Average savings: $74 (5.06%)

See IND to SFO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air France, 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 Indianapolis International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5675 miles or 9133 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop IND to PPT flight is about 11 hour 12 minutes.

How many flights go between Indianapolis, IN and Papeete?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 49 available flights from IND to PPT.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code IND
Origination airport name Indianapolis International Airport
City Indianapolis, IN
Country the United States
Latitude 39.7
Longitude -86.3

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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