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Travel to The Islands of Tahiti

Flying to The Islands of Tahiti

Air Tahiti Nui ( is the only Tahiti-based international carrier which operates long-haul flights to Fa'a'ā International Airport, also known as Tahiti International Airport. Air Tahiti Nui serves a number of international destinations including Auckland, Los Angeles, New York, Osaka, Paris, Sydney and Tokyo.

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Faa’a International Airport




The airport, on Tahiti, is 6km (4 miles) from the city (journey time - 15 minutes).


Flight times

From London - 23 hours (including stopover); New York - 16 hours 30 minutes (including stopover); Los Angeles - 8 hours 15 minutes.

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Travelling to The Islands of Tahiti by Rail

Driving to The Islands of Tahiti

Getting to The Islands of Tahiti by boat

The main port is Papeete, which is served by an array of cruise lines.

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