There are 2 ways to get from South America to Tahiti by car, plane or car ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Drive, fly to Papeete  •  38 h 33 min

  1. Drive from South America to Santa Cruz
  2. Fly from Santa Cruz (VVI) to Papeete (PPT) VVI - PPT

$988 - $2,955

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Drive, fly to Moorea, carferry  •  2 days 2 h

  1. Drive from South America to Santa Cruz
  2. Fly from Santa Cruz (VVI) to Moorea (MOZ) VVI - MOZ
  3. Take the carferry from Moorea to Papeete

$750 - $2,267

Questions & Answers

The distance between South America and Tahiti is 9157 km.

It takes approximately 38 h 33 min to get from South America to Tahiti, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Santa Cruz Airport to Papeete Airport. The quickest flight takes 24 h 5 min and has two stopovers.

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Tahiti is 7 h behind South America. It is currently 2:39 AM in South America and 7:39 PM in Tahiti.

LATAM Chile offers flights from Santa Cruz Airport to Papeete Airport.

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There are 138+ hotels available in Tahiti. Prices start at $82 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from South America to Tahiti.
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  • Distance: 5723.4 miles
  • Duration: 38 h 33 min

What companies run services between South America and Tahiti, Îles du Vent, French Polynesia?

There is no direct connection from South America to Arue. However, you can take the drive to Santa Cruz airport, fly to Papeete, then take the drive to Arue. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Santa Cruz airport, fly to Moorea, take the drive to Moorea, take the carferry to Papeete, then take the drive to Arue.

Airlines
Air Tahiti
Website
airtahitinui.com
Flights from Santa Cruz to Moorea via Santiago, Easter Island, Papeete
Ave. Duration
36 h 16 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,200
Flights from Santa Cruz to Moorea via Santiago, Easter Island, Papeete, Huahine
Ave. Duration
37 h 40 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,300
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Santa Cruz to Papeete via Santiago, Easter Island
Ave. Duration
24 h 5 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$950 - $2,900
Flights from Santa Cruz to Papeete via Lima, Santiago, Easter Island
Ave. Duration
26 h 34 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,300
Ferry operators
Aremiti
Phone
+689 40 50 57 57
Email
contact@aremiti.net
Website
aremiti.net
Car ferry from Moorea to Papeete
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
aremiti.net

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