The cheapest times to fly from PPT to LAX are

  • January 8th to June 24th (except the weeks of January 15th, March 26th, and April 2nd)
  • November 19th 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 PPT to LAX is late January. Prices can be as high as $3141 for Friday flights during mid November, or as low as $506 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Los Angeles

Flying from Papeete (PPT) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $633 to $1395 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 $640. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid November, with an average price of $1314. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $673 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $901 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PPT to LAX flight.

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

PPT to LAX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PPT to LAX flight is priced close to the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Tahiti. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.14, 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 Los Angeles, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Tahiti. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $205 (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 $807. Return trip prices are from the LAX 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 LAX can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 22 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, Air Tahiti Nui, Aircalin, Alaska, American, Delta, Hawaiian, Qantas, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Los Angeles International Airport to Tahiti Faa’a Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4107 miles or 6610 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PPT to LAX flight is about 8 hour 22 minutes.

How many flights go between Papeete and Los Angeles, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 1 available flights from PPT to LAX.


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 LAX
Destination airport name Los Angeles International Airport
City Los Angeles, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 33.9
Longitude -118.4


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