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Fly to Tahiti from Los Angeles round trip from US$965 incl. taxes

Travel to Paradise! Air Tahiti Nui, the main carrier of French Polynesia, takes you to the islands of Tahiti to ensure that you experience the most beautiful trip. The Polynesian airline takes you from the Los Angeles airport (LAX) to Tahiti Faa'a airport near Papeete (PPT). Find out the prices of our Los Angeles – Tahiti (LAX - PPT) flights and book your ticket online.

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Los Angeles

6 591 km 8h17m

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Plan your trip to Papeete with Air Tahiti Nui

Travel comfortably and with peace of mind from Los Angeles to Papeete Tahiti with the leading airline in French Polynesia. Book your flight online or contact our sales agents to begin your trip from the Los Angeles international airport (LAX) to the Tahiti Faa’a international airport, located 10 min away from Papeete (PPT). 

French Polynesia is known for its white sandy beaches and beautiful sunsets. You won't be disappointed. The Polynesian islands are beautiful, their lagoons are stunning, and their underwater fauna is fascinating!

But the Islands of Tahiti are more than just the beaches. It is also the land of a beautiful ancestral culture that has given birth to remarkable arts such as the traditional tattoo. In the islands of French Polynesia, culture is everywhere. You will experience it through crafts, art, shows and sacred places and objects, such as the Marae and the tiki, that you will come across in many islands.

Finally, your trip to Tahiti will also be an opportunity to visit the Polynesian mountains. The lush forests that grow in the valleys and on the mountains are magnificent. Like tropical adventurers, you can enjoy gorgeous hikes and drives leading you to breathtaking viewpoints.

Air Tahiti Nui’s teams are pleased to welcome you aboard the Tahitian Dreamliner for a unique flight from Los Angeles to Papeete (LAX - PPT). Stay connected to learn about our special airfares and book your ticket at the best price and check our travel destinations in the islands of Tahiti to enjoy a codeshare flight with our partner. 

The best activities in The Islands of Tahiti

If you are traveling to the islands for the first time, you will be enchanted by the landscapes and the weather that will let you enjoy the beach, the city of Papeete, and the magnificent mountainous reliefs. 

For a relaxing trip: go to the beach, try snorkeling, take a catamaran cruise, and enjoy Polynesian massages in a spa,

For a sports trip: various water activities such as Stand-Up Paddle or kayak will allow you to explore the lagoon, bike rides will help you ride around the islands, and hikes are a must to get to the heart of the islands.

For a cultural trip: in July, the Heiva festivities are the highlight of the year in Papeete, but you can also find culture all year-round, through shows, craftsmen's fairs, art, sacred places, and the Musée de Tahiti et des îles, which is less than 15 minutes away from the Tahiti Faa’a Papeete (PPT) airport.

For a thrilling trip: surfing is an art in the land of the Teahupo'o wave. Many other spots are suitable for beginners and enthusiasts. Foil surfing, kitesurfing, jet skiing, helicopter rides, skydiving and paragliding are other great ways to experience the thrill of a lifetime in an exceptional setting.

Enhance your LAX – PPT flight

Air Tahiti Nui operates regular services from Los Angeles to Papeete (LAX - PPT). In less than 8 hours, a non-stop flight takes you from LAX to Tahiti, at the heart of French Polynesia. Just let yourself be carried away by our blue Tahitian Dreamliner aircraft, with their state-of-the-art technology, long-haul comfort, and inspiring design.

For even more comfort aboard our cabins, you can add A la Carte Services to your flight reservation. For example, we suggest you choose a Lounge Pass to access the Los Angeles Airport (LAX) Business Lounge prior to your departure. You can also book a Priority Pass for quick access to check-in and boarding in the LAX airport.

Among our various A la Carte Services, you may also take part in the Maeva PlusGrade auction. Bid on an upgrade to Moana Premium Economy or Poerava Business class for your flight from Los Angeles to Papeete (LAX - PPT). To do so, bid at least 6 hours before the departure of your flight to Tahiti and wait for the results of the auction to be sent to you by email.