Flights from Los Angeles to Papeete

Selected fares from Los Angeles to Papeete

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
LAX PPT Thu, May 14 - Wed, May 20 $1,205
LAX PPT Wed, May 20 - Sat, May 23 $1,211
LAX PPT Sat, May 23 - Wed, May 27 $1,229
LAX PPT Sat, Oct 10 - Sat, Oct 24 $1,270
LAX PPT Wed, May 20 - Sat, May 23 $1,280
LAX PPT Tue, Nov 3 - Sun, Nov 8 $1,281
LAX PPT Thu, May 7 - Wed, Jun 3 $1,494
LAX PPT Sat, Jun 27 - Tue, Jul 7 $2,773
LAX PPT Thu, Jun 18 - Sun, Jun 28 $7,633

Los Angeles and Papeete airports and terminals

Airports in Los Angeles CA, US

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    Los Angeles Airport, El Segundo (LAX)

    Distance from City Center: 11.7 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from LAX to PPT

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal B Air France, Air New Zealand, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Qantas
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Airports in Papeete , PF

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    Papeete Int'l Airport (PPT)

    Distance from City Center: 2.7 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from LAX to PPT

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal I Air France, Air New Zealand, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Qantas
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June

Cheapest weekend flights in June from Los Angeles to Papeete

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Jun 20 Los Angeles (LAX) Papeete (PPT) Qantas $1,260
Earn $12.60
Return Mon, Jun 22 Papeete (PPT) Los Angeles (LAX) Qantas

Lowest roundtrip airfare in June from Los Angeles to Papeete

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Jun 4 Los Angeles (LAX) Papeete (PPT) Air New Zealand $1,228
Earn $12.28
Return Sun, Jun 14 Papeete (PPT) Los Angeles (LAX) Air New Zealand

Best one-week trip in June from Los Angeles to Papeete

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Jun 24 Los Angeles (LAX) Papeete (PPT) Qantas $1,654
Earn $16.54
Return Wed, Jul 1 Papeete (PPT) Los Angeles (LAX) Qantas
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July

Cheapest weekend flights in July from Los Angeles to Papeete

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Jul 24 Los Angeles (LAX) Papeete (PPT) Air Tahiti Nui $1,398
Earn $13.98
Return Sun, Jul 26 Papeete (PPT) Los Angeles (LAX) Air Tahiti Nui

Lowest roundtrip airfare in July from Los Angeles to Papeete

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Jul 4 Los Angeles (LAX) Papeete (PPT) Qantas $1,260
Earn $12.60
Return Thu, Jul 9 Papeete (PPT) Los Angeles (LAX) Qantas

Best one-week trip in July from Los Angeles to Papeete

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Jul 22 Los Angeles (LAX) Papeete (PPT) Air Tahiti Nui $1,670
Earn $16.70
Return Wed, Jul 29 Papeete (PPT) Los Angeles (LAX) Air Tahiti Nui
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August

Lowest roundtrip airfare in August from Los Angeles to Papeete

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Aug 13 Los Angeles (LAX) Papeete (PPT) Air New Zealand $1,229
Earn $12.29
Return Sun, Aug 23 Papeete (PPT) Los Angeles (LAX) Air New Zealand

Best one-week trip in August from Los Angeles to Papeete

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Aug 12 Los Angeles (LAX) Papeete (PPT) Air New Zealand $1,229
Earn $12.29
Return Wed, Aug 19 Papeete (PPT) Los Angeles (LAX) Air New Zealand
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Flying from Los Angeles to Papeete

Vacationers fly from Los Angeles to Papeete to enjoy great beaches and the unique mix of island and French culture for which Papeete is famous. With Orbitz.com, you can find low-cost flights to Papeete, as well as sales on hotel and rental car packages.

Flying from Los Angeles

Los Angeles is the largest city in California and is the business and cultural hub of the state. International flights from Los Angeles depart from Los Angeles International Airport, known to locals and frequent fliers by its official code, LAX. Twenty-five airlines fly from this busy airport to destinations all over the world. It is located 15 miles south of downtown Los Angeles.

The "C" shuttle from the Los Angeles Metro Bus Station and the Green Line of the Los Angeles Metro subway system both stop at the airport. From the airport bus and subway stops, airport shuttles run to each of the departure and arrival terminals. The price is the same as a regular ride on Los Angeles public transport, and there is no charge for the airport terminal shuttles. There are also private airport buses available from towns in the Los Angeles area, and 10 local and area taxi companies provide cab service to the airport. There is a $4.50 airport surcharge over the regular metered cab fare.

Los Angeles International Airport has many dining options, from fast-food chains, including McDonald's, to local deli chains and full-service restaurants. It also features low-cost, duty-free shopping in each departure terminal.

About Papeete

Papeete is the capital of French Polynesia, and it is located on Tahiti, the largest of the French Polynesian islands. Because of all of the opportunities for fun and relaxation in and around Papeete, Tahiti is the most popular tourist destination of the 118 French Polynesian islands and atolls.

The Papeete Experience

Papeete is known for its vibrant nightlife and café culture, which combines a French influence with the native Polynesian culture for evenings and nights of fun while dancing, meeting new friends and enjoying various types of live and recorded music. While the nightlife stretches only a quarter-mile along the beachfront, each of its clubs has a different vibe, and it is worth experiencing as many of them as you can. Cafés are also very eclectic, ranging from relaxing spots where you really can quietly enjoy a cup of coffee to raucous, fun bars where alcohol is the main attraction. Some cafés offer live entertainment, and others give you a chance to sample the local cuisine, along with French and other international delicacies.

Papeete is also a great place for shopping, as it is the home of the black pearl, and local crafts include jewelry based on these exotic pearls. There are also markets and boutiques featuring local fabrics and fashions. Le Marche is the most well-known open-air market, and it is worth a visit, even if you do not plan to buy anything specific.

Travel to Tahiti

A trip from Los Angeles to Papeete makes a great vacation, and Papeete combines relaxation with vibrant nightlife and a unique culture. Book low-cost flights from Los Angeles to Papeete with Orbitz.com, and look for sales on rental cars, hotel and resort packages.

Interesting facts about flights from Los Angeles to Papeete

    • 2 direct flights are operating from Los Angeles to Papeete today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 8h 20m.
    • American Airlines flight 7173 (4:30 PM GMT, Airbus Industrie A340) is today's earliest available flight from Los Angeles to Papeete.
    • American Airlines flight 7173 (4:30 PM GMT, Airbus Industrie A340) is today's latest available flight from Los Angeles to Papeete.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from Los Angeles to Papeete (American Airlines flight 7173, Airbus Industrie A340) takes 8h 20m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from Los Angeles to Papeete (American Airlines flight 7173, Airbus Industrie A340) takes 8h 20m.
    • Flights from Los Angeles Airport, El Segundo (LAX) to Papeete Int'l Airport (PPT) are available for this route.

Flight schedule for flights from Los Angeles to Papeete on Tue, May 5, 2015

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
Air France AF76 LAX 11:55 PM PPT 5:10 AM 772 8hr 15min
Delta Air Lines DL8560 LAX 11:55 PM PPT 5:10 AM 772 8hr 15min
American Airlines AA7177 LAX 11:59 PM PPT 5:20 AM 340 8hr 21min
Air New Zealand NZ4091 LAX 11:59 PM PPT 5:20 AM 343 8hr 21min
Qantas QF3816 LAX 11:59 PM PPT 5:20 AM 343 8hr 21min
Air Tahiti Nui TN101 LAX 11:59 PM PPT 5:20 AM 343 8hr 21min