The cheapest times to fly from PPT to PHL are

  • January 8th to March 25th (except the week of March 12th)
  • April 9th to June 17th

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 PHL is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $3750 for Friday flights during mid November, or as low as $908 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Philadelphia

Flying from Papeete (PPT) to Philadelphia, PA (PHL) will usually cost between $949 to $2337 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 $953. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid November, with an average price of $2180. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1227 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1277 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PPT to PHL flight.

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

PPT to PHL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PPT to PHL 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 $0.13, 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 Philadelphia, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Tahiti. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $321 (19%) 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 $1156. Return trip prices are from the PHL 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 PHL can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 9 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 PHL while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) in Baltimore, MD

  • 90 miles (145 km) away from PHL
  • Usually 5.95% less expensive than PHL
  • 1-layover flights available

See PPT to BWI flights

Destination alternative #2: Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) in Washington, DC

  • 135 miles (217 km) away from PHL
  • Usually 4.93% less expensive than PHL
  • 1-layover flights available

See PPT to IAD flights

Destination alternative #3: Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) in Washington, DC

  • 119 miles (192 km) away from PHL
  • Usually 2.66% less expensive than PHL
  • 1-layover flights available

See PPT to DCA flights


Flight Hacking PPT to PHL

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 PHL — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1243
  • Average savings: $35 (2.7%)

See PPT to flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from PPT to PHL? 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 Philadelphia International Airport to Tahiti Faa’a Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6202 miles or 9981 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PPT to PHL flight is about 12 hour 9 minutes.

How many flights go between Papeete and Philadelphia, PA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 13 available flights from PPT to PHL.


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 PHL
Destination airport name Philadelphia International Airport
City Philadelphia, PA
Country the United States
Latitude 39.9
Longitude -75.2


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