The cheapest times to fly from RAR to EWR are

  • January 22nd to April 1st
  • April 16th to June 10th (except the weeks of April 23rd and May 14th)
  • October 15th to November 11th

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 RAR to EWR is early November. Prices can be as high as $5620 for Tuesday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $1838 for Friday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Newark

Flying from Avarua (RAR) to Newark, NJ (EWR) will usually cost between $1838 to $4512 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $2083. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $3627. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1544 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2331 can be considered a good price for a round-trip RAR to EWR flight.

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

RAR to EWR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the RAR to EWR flight is more expensive than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Rarotonga. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.21, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Friday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Tuesdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $2696 (48%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Friday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1872. Return trip prices are from the EWR to RAR 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 RAR to EWR can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 13 hour 29 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking RAR to EWR

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 RAR to EWR — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Sydney (RAR > SYD > EWR)

  • Price for both tickets: $1718
  • Average savings: $613 (26.3%)

See RAR to AKL flights

Hack #2: Auckland (RAR > AKL > EWR)

  • Price for both tickets: $1822
  • Average savings: $509 (21.84%)

See RAR to SYD flights

Hack #3: San Francisco, CA (RAR > SFO > EWR)

  • Price for both tickets: $1846
  • Average savings: $486 (20.83%)

See RAR to SFO flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from RAR to EWR? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Air New Zealand, Alaska, SAS, Singapore Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Newark Liberty International Airport to Rarotonga International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6942 miles or 11172 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from RAR to EWR?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop RAR to EWR flight is about 13 hour 29 minutes.

How many flights go between Avarua and Newark, NJ?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 5 available flights from RAR to EWR.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code RAR
Origination airport name Rarotonga International Airport
City Avarua
Country the Cook Islands
Latitude -21.2
Longitude -159.8

Return Airport

Destination code EWR
Destination airport name Newark Liberty International Airport
City Newark, NJ
Country the United States
Latitude 40.7
Longitude -74.2


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