The cheapest times to fly from ITH to PPT are

  • January 8th to February 25th (except the week of January 22nd)
  • May 7th to July 15th
  • October 15th 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 ITH to PPT is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $18800 for Sunday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $1284 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Tahiti

Flying from Ithaca/Cortland, NY (ITH) to Papeete (PPT) will usually cost between $1340 to $18500 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 $1435. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $7370. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $5935 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1742 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ITH to PPT flight.

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

ITH to PPT Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ITH to PPT flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Ithaca. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.17, 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 out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $10805 (58%) 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 $1579. Return trip prices are from the PPT to ITH 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 ITH to PPT can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 10 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: San Francisco, CA (ITH > SFO > PPT)

  • Price for both tickets: $1409
  • Average savings: $334 (19.14%)

See ITH to SFO flights

Hack #2: Los Angeles, CA (ITH > LAX > PPT)

  • Price for both tickets: $1518
  • Average savings: $225 (12.89%)

See ITH to LAX flights

Hack #3: Chicago, IL (ITH > ORD > PPT)

  • Price for both tickets: $1652
  • Average savings: $90 (5.17%)

See ITH to ORD flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Tahiti Nui, Aircalin, American, Delta, Qantas, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Tahiti Faa’a Airport to Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6217 miles or 10005 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ITH to PPT flight is about 12 hour 10 minutes.

How many flights go between Ithaca/Cortland, NY and Papeete?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 4 available flights from ITH to PPT.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ITH
Origination airport name Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport
City Ithaca/Cortland, NY
Country the United States
Latitude 42.5
Longitude -76.5

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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