The cheapest times to fly from RAR to JHM are

  • January 8th to June 3rd (except the week of April 2nd)

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 JHM is late May. Prices can be as high as $6211 for Saturday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $1609 for Friday flights around late May.


When to Fly to Kapalua

Flying from Avarua (RAR) to Kapalua, HI (JHM) will usually cost between $1609 to $5490 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late May with an average ticket price of $2262. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $5490. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $3228 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $3070 can be considered a good price for a round-trip RAR to JHM flight.

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

RAR to JHM Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the RAR to JHM flight is more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Rarotonga. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.65, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Friday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Kapalua, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Rarotonga. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $2400 (41%) 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 $2086. Return trip prices are from the JHM 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 JHM can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 6 hour 14 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 RAR to JHM while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Daniel K Inouye International Airport (HNL) in Honolulu, HI

  • 84 miles (135 km) away from JHM
  • Usually 44.38% less expensive than JHM
  • 1-layover flights available

See RAR to HNL flights


Flight Hacking RAR to JHM

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 JHM — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Auckland (RAR > AKL > JHM)

  • Price for both tickets: $1232
  • Average savings: $1839 (59.89%)

See RAR to SYD flights

Hack #2: Sydney (RAR > SYD > JHM)

  • Price for both tickets: $1445
  • Average savings: $1625 (52.93%)

See RAR to AKL flights

Hack #3: Honolulu, HI (RAR > HNL > JHM)

  • Price for both tickets: $1851
  • Average savings: $1220 (39.72%)

See RAR to HNL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from Kapalua Airport to Rarotonga International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2920 miles or 4699 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop RAR to JHM flight is about 6 hour 14 minutes.

How many flights go between Avarua and Kapalua, HI?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 34 available flights from RAR to JHM.


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 JHM
Destination airport name Kapalua Airport
City Kapalua, HI
Country the United States
Latitude 21
Longitude -156.7


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