The cheapest times to fly from SEA to RFP are

  • January 1st to July 8th (except the weeks of March 5th, March 19th, and April 2nd)
  • December 3rd to December 16th

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 SEA to RFP is mid January. Prices can be as high as $4131 for Sunday flights during early November, or as low as $1359 for Thursday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to Raiatea

Flying from Seattle, WA (SEA) to Raiatea (RFP) will usually cost between $1426 to $2559 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid January with an average ticket price of $1447. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early November, with an average price of $2985. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1537 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1712 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SEA to RFP flight.

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

SEA to RFP Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SEA to RFP flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Seattle. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.22, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Raiatea, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Seattle. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $915 (30%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1679. Return trip prices are from the RFP to SEA 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 SEA to RFP can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 36 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 SEA to RFP while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Tahiti Faa’a Airport (PPT) in Papeete

  • 136 miles (219 km) away from RFP
  • Usually 25.76% less expensive than RFP
  • 1-layover flights available

See SEA to PPT flights

Destination alternative #2: Temae Airport (MOZ) in Moorea Island

  • 124 miles (200 km) away from RFP
  • Usually 10.57% less expensive than RFP
  • 2-layover flights available

See SEA to MOZ flights

Destination alternative #3: Bora Bora Motu Mute Airport (BOB) in Bora Bora

  • 27 miles (43 km) away from RFP
  • Usually 9.20% less expensive than RFP
  • 2-layover flights available

See SEA to BOB flights


Flight Hacking SEA to RFP

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 SEA to RFP — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (SEA > LAX > RFP)

  • Price for both tickets: $1627
  • Average savings: $85 (4.96%)

See SEA to LAX flights

Hack #2: San Francisco, CA (SEA > SFO > RFP)

  • Price for both tickets: $1661
  • Average savings: $52 (3.01%)

See SEA to SFO flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from SEA to RFP? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Tahiti, Air Tahiti Nui, Aircalin, Alaska, American, Delta, Qantas, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Raiatea Uturoa Airport to Seattle/Tacoma International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4787 miles or 7704 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from SEA to RFP?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SEA to RFP flight is about 9 hour 36 minutes.

How many flights go between Seattle, WA and Raiatea?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 19 available flights from SEA to RFP.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SEA
Origination airport name Seattle/Tacoma International Airport
City Seattle, WA
Country the United States
Latitude 47.5
Longitude -122.3

Return Airport

Destination code RFP
Destination airport name Raiatea Uturoa Airport
City Raiatea
Country French Polynesia
Latitude -16.7
Longitude -151.5


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