Auckland to Rarotonga flight duration

What is the flight duration from Auckland to Rarotonga?

On average there are 2 flights flying direct each day from Auckland to Rarotonga. Below you will find the quickest flight duration, the average flight time and the longest flight duration.

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Average direct flight time is 5 hours.

The fastest direct flight from Auckland (AKL) to Rarotonga (RAR) has a duration of 5 hours.

A distance of 1,869 miles / 3,008 km.

Related: Return journey Rarotonga to Auckland flight duration

Auckland to Rarotonga flight duration breakdown

  • Average flight duration: 5 hours
  • Shortest flight duration: 5 hours
  • Longest flight duration: 5 hours
  • Average daily flights: 2

Airport, Distances & Flight Duration Information

  • The average flight time from Auckland to Rarotonga is 5 hours
  • Distance from Auckland to Rarotonga is 1,869 miles / 3,008 km
  • Auckland is served by 1 airports Auckland Airport (AKL)
  • Rarotonga is served by 1 airports Tahiti Faa'a International Airport (PPT)

Planning a trip or just interested to find out the flight time between Auckland, New Zealand and Rarotonga, Cook Islands? Be prepared, as flight times can change depending on many factors such as, weather condition, wind speed, flight path and congestion in the air. Due to these factors the actual flight time could be less than 5 hours but on occasion could be longer than the stated time.


Auckland International to Papeete
Flying with Air Tahiti Nui
5 hours 00 minutes
Auckland International to Papeete
Flying with Air New Zealand
5 hours 00 minutes


Auckland to Rarotonga flight time via Los Angeles International | AKL to PPT via LAX
Auckland to Los Angeles International
12 hours 15 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
16 hours 35 minutes
Los Angeles International to Rarotonga
8 hours 25 minutes
Total journey time
37 hours 15 minutes

Airlines flying between Auckland and Rarotonga

Most popular airlines that fly the route between Auckland and Rarotonga

Air New Zealand
Air New Zealand

Auckland & Rarotonga local time and timezones

Rarotonga, Cook Islands time is 1 hours ahead of Auckland, New Zealand

Date and time in Auckland, New Zealand:
05:26 Mon, 9 Dec, 2019,
Auckland Timezone: NZDT (+13:00)

Date and time in Rarotonga, Cook Islands:
06:26 Sun, 8 Dec, 2019,
Rarotonga Timezone: -10 (-10:00)

Jet Lag effects from flying between Auckland and Rarotonga

Advice on ways to combat jet lag gained from flying between Auckland and Rarotonga

Auckland to Rarotonga jet lag effects

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The cheapest months to travel from Auckland to Rarotonga

The average prices of flights throughout the year. Data compiled from major airlines flying this route.

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