The cheapest times to fly from PPT to SFO are

  • January 8th to March 11th
  • April 9th to May 6th
  • May 21st to June 17th
  • September 3rd to October 14th (except the week of September 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 PPT to SFO is late January. Prices can be as high as $2737 for Friday flights during late July, or as low as $501 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to San Francisco

Flying from Papeete (PPT) to San Francisco, CA (SFO) will usually cost between $655 to $1424 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 $685. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $1502. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $817 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $979 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PPT to SFO flight.

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

PPT to SFO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PPT to SFO 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 San Francisco, and Mondays are the most expensive days to return to Tahiti. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $282 (24%) 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 $852. Return trip prices are from the SFO 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 SFO can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 33 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air France, Air New Zealand, Air Tahiti Nui, Alaska, American, Delta, Fiji Airways, French bee, Hawaiian, Qantas, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from San Francisco International Airport to Tahiti Faa’a Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4202 miles or 6762 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PPT to SFO flight is about 8 hour 33 minutes.

How many flights go between Papeete and San Francisco, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 33 available flights from PPT to SFO.


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 SFO
Destination airport name San Francisco International Airport
City San Francisco, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 37.6
Longitude -122.4


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