The cheapest times to fly from OGG to PPT are

  • July 30th to November 18th
  • December 3rd to February 18th (except the week of December 24th)

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 OGG to PPT is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $7484 for Friday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $995 for Saturday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Tahiti

Flying from Kahului, HI (OGG) to Papeete (PPT) will usually cost between $1002 to $5832 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $1473. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $4440. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2967 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2355 can be considered a good price for a round-trip OGG to PPT flight.

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

OGG to PPT Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the OGG to PPT flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Kahului. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.54, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Saturday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Tahiti, and Mondays are the most expensive days to return to Kahului. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $2731 (71%) 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 $1069. Return trip prices are from the PPT to OGG 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 OGG 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 5 hour 50 minutes may not be realistic.


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

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1515
  • Average savings: $840 (35.68%)

See OGG to SFO flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1554
  • Average savings: $801 (34.01%)

See OGG to LAX flights

Hack #3: Honolulu, HI (OGG > HNL > PPT)

  • Price for both tickets: $1587
  • Average savings: $768 (32.62%)

See OGG to HNL flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from OGG 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, Hawaiian, Qantas, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Tahiti Faa’a Airport to Kahului Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2696 miles or 4339 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop OGG to PPT flight is about 5 hour 50 minutes.

How many flights go between Kahului, HI and Papeete?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 63 available flights from OGG to PPT.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code OGG
Origination airport name Kahului Airport
City Kahului, HI
Country the United States
Latitude 20.9
Longitude -156.4

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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