The cheapest times to fly from RAR to ATL are

  • January 15th to February 4th (except the week of January 22nd)
  • February 19th to March 18th
  • April 2nd to April 29th
  • May 21st to July 29th (except the weeks of June 11th and June 25th)

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 ATL is mid October. Prices can be as high as $7495 for Saturday flights during early January, or as low as $1834 for Friday flights around mid October.


When to Fly to Atlanta

Flying from Avarua (RAR) to Atlanta, GA (ATL) will usually cost between $1834 to $6348 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid October with an average ticket price of $2305. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $5877. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $3572 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $4500 can be considered a good price for a round-trip RAR to ATL flight.

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

RAR to ATL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the RAR to ATL flight is more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Rarotonga. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.45, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Friday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ATL, and Saturday the cheapest day to fly back into RAR. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Atlanta, and Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to Rarotonga. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $4354 (65%) 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 $2198. Return trip prices are from the ATL 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 ATL 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 12 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking RAR to ATL

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 ATL — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1736
  • Average savings: $2764 (61.42%)

See RAR to SYD flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1818
  • Average savings: $2682 (59.6%)

See RAR to AKL flights

Hack #3: Los Angeles, CA (RAR > LAX > ATL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1895
  • Average savings: $2606 (57.9%)

See RAR to LAX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Air New Zealand, Alaska, American, Delta, Singapore Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport to Rarotonga International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6235 miles or 10034 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop RAR to ATL flight is about 12 hour 12 minutes.

How many flights go between Avarua and Atlanta, GA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 2 available flights from RAR to ATL.


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 ATL
Destination airport name Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
City Atlanta, GA
Country the United States
Latitude 33.6
Longitude -84.4


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