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Fly to Tahiti from New York round trip from US$1,343 incl. taxes

Book your flight from New York to Papeete now and travel with Air Tahiti Nui! The Polynesian airline will guide you through your trip from the New York JFK airport to the Tahiti Faa’a airport (PPT) thanks to its codeshare partners and its regular long-haul flights between the United States and Tahiti.

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NYC
Tahiti
Papeete
PPT
6 282 miles 14h27m

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Plan your trip to Tahiti with Air Tahiti Nui

Fly with Air Tahiti Nui to get a taste of French Polynesia as soon as you board the Tahitian Dreamliner, a Manureva (travel bird) that makes you feel like you are already in Papeete. Find the price of a JFK - PPT flight and book your tickets to travel comfortably to our little paradise on Earth.

French Polynesia is often the dream of a lifetime. Set out to explore the most beautiful beaches in the world, disconnecting from everyday life and immersing yourself in nature, more than ever. Traveling to Tahiti means discovering this special bond with the natural elements, experiencing exceptional adventures, and recharging your batteries in a world of unparalleled beauty.

Your New York - Papeete flight takes you to Tahiti, the main island of French Polynesia. A tour of the island will allow you to discover all the white and black sand beaches, magnificent waterfalls, and majestic mountains that define the islands of the Society Archipelago. 

From the Papeete airport (PPT) and harbor, you can travel to many polynesian islands. Plan a few days to discover Tahiti, then take a plane or boat to discover the other islands of French Polynesia. Indeed, the islands of Tahiti are numerous; 118 islands and 5 archipelagos to discover! So, if your travel dates are flexible, don’t hesitate to plan enough time to visit at least 2 or 3 islands. You have a lot to do in French Polynesia! Moorea, Bora Bora, Rangiroa, Fakarava, Rurutu or Hiva Oa are only a few examples of the possibilities.

To plan your Polynesian itinerary, choose the landscapes that catch your eye. The steep cliffs of the Marquesas Islands, the lush mountains overlooking the lagoon of the Society and Austral islands, or the incredible lagoons of the atolls? Each type of island and each archipelago has its own specificities, activities, and culture.

To calculate the price of the trip to the island of your choice, search for its airport in our travel booking platform: several islands are available for a codeshare flight with Air Tahiti Nui's partner. 

Best things to do in The Islands of Tahiti

There are countless beaches in French Polynesia... each island has its own privileged places for swimming, sunbathing, snorkeling, surfing, or doing any other activity on the water! The Polynesian lagoons are beautiful and full of life. Make the most of your trip to Tahiti by scuba diving, swimming with rays and sharks, learning to surf, or taking a boat or jet ski ride.

Outside the water, there are plenty of activities to enjoy as well. Wonderful hikes await you and offer unique views of the islands and lagoons. Bicycle tours, horseback riding and high rope courses are also available. If you want to experience something new and fly above the islands, why not try paragliding, parachuting or a panoramic flight in a helicopter?

Near the water or in the mountains, you can also discover the Marae, sacred places of the Polynesian culture. This ancestral culture is still an essential part of Polynesian life. Through art, tattoos, songs and dances, the islands of Tahiti reveal themselves. If you travel to French Polynesia in July, don't miss the Heiva festivities and the traditional sports competitions, which will immerse you in the very heart of the culture and traditions.

Enhance your JFK – PPT flight

Air Tahiti Nui, French Polynesia's main carrier, offers regular flights between Papeete (PPT) and Seattle-Tacoma airport (SEA), as well as codeshare flights between Seattle and New York JFK so you book your flight from New York to Papeete (JFK - PPT) in just a few clicks!

For even more flexible travel from New York, in addition to our flights from JFK Airport, Air Tahiti Nui also offers codeshare flights from Newark Airport (EWR) to Papeete ( PPT) with a stopover in Los Angeles. 

Fly with th Polynesian airline and its partners to enjoy a unique trip. Air Tahiti Nui always strives to provide high quality service on its three classes of travel. As soon as you board one of the Boeing 787-9 Tahitian Dreamliner aircraft, let yourself be carried away by the charm of the islands: the warm hospitality of the crew and the comfort of the cabins make each flight on board Air Tahiti Nui a delightful foretaste of your trip to the islands of Tahiti.

A la Carte Services are designed to allow you to personalize your trip, from the first airport to your destination. Choose your comfort on flights operated by Air Tahiti Nui: choice of seats, free special meals, extra baggage allowance, Lounge Pass and Priority Pass in the airport are services that can be booked in advance, and our Wi-Fi packages are available on board your flight to Papeete (PPT). 

You can also try to pay for your upgrade at the price of your choice through our Maeva PlusGrade auctions.