The cheapest times to fly from OAK to RFP are

  • January 1st to February 4th (except the week of January 15th)
  • February 19th to March 4th
  • April 9th to May 6th
  • May 21st to July 15th

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 OAK to RFP is early September. Prices can be as high as $5214 for Friday flights during mid December, or as low as $1546 for Wednesday flights around early September.


When to Fly to Raiatea

Flying from Oakland, CA (OAK) to Raiatea (RFP) will usually cost between $2549 to $3950 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $2379. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $3738. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1359 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $3170 can be considered a good price for a round-trip OAK to RFP flight.

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

OAK to RFP Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the OAK to RFP flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Oakland. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.47, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to RFP, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into OAK. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Raiatea, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Oakland. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $343 (10%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $3013. Return trip prices are from the RFP to OAK 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 OAK to RFP can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 34 minutes may be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is a nonstop flight from OAK to RFP while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Tahiti Faa’a Airport (PPT) in Papeete

  • 136 miles (219 km) away from RFP
  • Usually 47.30% less expensive than RFP
  • 1-layover flights available

See OAK to PPT flights

Destination alternative #2: Temae Airport (MOZ) in Moorea Island

  • 124 miles (200 km) away from RFP
  • Usually 9.97% less expensive than RFP
  • Nonstop flights available

See OAK to MOZ flights


Flight Hacking OAK to RFP

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 OAK to RFP — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (OAK > LAX > RFP)

  • Price for both tickets: $1646
  • Average savings: $1524 (48.08%)

See OAK to LAX flights

Hack #2: San Diego, CA (OAK > SAN > RFP)

  • Price for both tickets: $1829
  • Average savings: $1341 (42.3%)

See OAK to SAN flights

Hack #3: San Francisco, CA (OAK > SFO > RFP)

  • Price for both tickets: $1907
  • Average savings: $1263 (39.84%)

See OAK to SFO flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from OAK to RFP? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Tahiti, Air Tahiti Nui, Aircalin, Alaska, American, Delta, Qantas, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Raiatea Uturoa Airport to Metropolitan Oakland International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4213 miles or 6780 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from OAK to RFP?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop OAK to RFP flight is about 8 hour 34 minutes.

How many flights go between Oakland, CA and Raiatea?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 15 available flights from OAK to RFP.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code OAK
Origination airport name Metropolitan Oakland International Airport
City Oakland, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 37.7
Longitude -122.2

Return Airport

Destination code RFP
Destination airport name Raiatea Uturoa Airport
City Raiatea
Country French Polynesia
Latitude -16.7
Longitude -151.5


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