How to get to the French PolynesiaTravel to French Polynesia
Crossborder flights: Traveling to French Polynesia is a long trip of almost 19,000 km from Europe, which usually takes about 22-23 flying lessons. Polynesia is about 8 flying hrs from Los Angeles, California. To Tahiti the following carriers offer the following services:
and Aircalin. In Europe there are services from Paris (Paris-Charles de Gaulle International Airport CDG) with Air France and Air Tahiti Nui and London (London-Heathrow International Airport, LHR) with Air New Zealand. These are all Los Angeles stops.
Alternatively, you can fly from Madrid (Madrid-Barajas International Airport, MAD) via Iberia to Santiago and then via Lan Chile to Easter Island and Tahiti. Tahiti Nui flies five times a weeks from Paris (via Los Angeles) to Tahiti. To Tahiti from Paris (via Los Angeles) 3 times a week. To Tahiti, you can fly with us.
There are 3 weekly Air New Zealand services from London (via Los Angeles) to Tahiti. There are several weekly non-stop services from Madrid to Santiago and Lan Chile, two weekly services from Santiago to Tahiti (via Easter Island, a 10-hour flight). Coming from the USA: Air Tahiti Nui flies several weekly from New York (JFK) and Los Angeles (LAX) to Tahiti.
There are several times a week between Los Angeles and Tahiti with the airline AFS. Auckland ( "Air Tahiti Nui") operated three services aweek (?6 hr flight) to Tahiti, three services aweek (?codeshare with Qantas) from Sydney to Tahiti (?9 hr flight), three services a week from Tokyo to Tahiti (?11.30 hr flight) and one service aweek from Osaka to Tahiti (?12.30 hr flight).
Auckland ((6 hours flight) and Sydney ((9 hours flight) to Tahiti five times a week). The Aircalin service runs once a Week from Noumea (New Caledonia) to Tahiti (6 hours flight). The Hawaiian Airlines service runs from Honolulu to Tahiti every weekend (5 hours flight). Coming from/to the Cook Islands, Air Tahiti offers codeshares on Air Rarotonga.
Domestically: Tahiti Airlines operates services between the French Polynesian Isles, the Tahiti-Faa'a hub and 47 airports linked by plane, all archipelago-airports: the Tahiti-Faa'a hub: Societies ( (Tahiti, Moorea, Huahine, Raiatea, Bora Bora, Maupiti), Marquesas Isles (Nuku Hiva, Hiva Oa, Ua Pou, Ua Huka) Tuamotus (Mataiva, Tikehau, Rangiroa, Aratua, Ahe, Manihi, Apataki, Kaukura...)
Austral Islands (Rimatara, Rurutu, Tubuai, Raivavae) Gambier Islands (Mangareva). The Air Moorea company provides shuttles between Tahiti and the neighbouring Moorea isle. Polynesia has an internacional aerodrome, the Aéroport Internationale de Tahiti-Faa'a (PPT), situated on the Isle of Tahiti 5 km western of Papeete city centre.
It is the departure point for all our internal and external services to the other archipelagos. Air Tahiti's National Terminal is within the airfield, Air Moorea is only 300 metres away. A number of Society Isles are linked by ferry: The Hawaiki Nui (2 journeys per week) and Vaeanu (3 journeys per week) connecting Tahiti with Huahine, Taha'a, Raiatea and Bora Bora.
The ferry and ferry between Tahiti and Moorea is very high.