The cheapest times to fly from PPT to IAH are

  • January 8th to March 11th
  • April 9th to June 17th
  • July 23rd to August 5th

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 PPT to IAH is late January. Prices can be as high as $3434 for Friday flights during mid November, or as low as $881 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Houston

Flying from Papeete (PPT) to Houston, TX (IAH) will usually cost between $899 to $2328 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $953. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid November, with an average price of $2191. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1238 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1206 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PPT to IAH flight.

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

PPT to IAH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PPT to IAH flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Tahiti. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.15, 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. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Houston, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Tahiti. 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 $1095. Return trip prices are from the IAH to PPT 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 PPT to IAH 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.


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 not usually a nonstop flight from PPT to IAH while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Austin – Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) in Austin, TX

  • 140 miles (225 km) away from IAH
  • Usually 0.91% less expensive than IAH
  • 1-layover flights available

See PPT to AUS flights


Flight Hacking PPT to IAH

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 PPT to IAH — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1144
  • Average savings: $62 (5.14%)

See PPT to flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport to Tahiti Faa’a Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4880 miles or 7854 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PPT to IAH flight is about 9 hour 46 minutes.

How many flights go between Papeete and Houston, TX?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 7 available flights from PPT to IAH.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code PPT
Origination airport name Tahiti Faa’a Airport
City Papeete
Country French Polynesia
Latitude -17.6
Longitude -149.6

Return Airport

Destination code IAH
Destination airport name George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport
City Houston, TX
Country the United States
Latitude 30
Longitude -95.3


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