Your guide to cheap flights to Bora Bora

Fly into paradise with these top deals and quick tips, so you don’t have to stress in the lead-up to your holiday.

Bora Bora is a hop, skip and jump away from Australia, almost quite literally. To get to this land paradise, you need to transfer numerous times. One option is to travel via New Zealand and Fa'a'ā, which is in Tahiti.

Journeys from major Australian cities, including Sydney and Melbourne, take around 10-12 hours and aren’t cheap as no budget airline flies into Bora Bora.

This doesn’t mean that paradise is unobtainable. With these flight tips and flight deals, you can book that ideal trip to Bora Bora for a bargain.

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What airlines fly to Bora Bora? Air Tahiti, Air Tahiti Nui and Air New Zealand fly to Papeete airport in nearby Tahiti, where you'll then need to catch a local flight to Bora Bora. Air Tahiti is the only carrier serving Bora Bora airport.

What are the closest airports to Bora Bora? Bora Bora Airport is the main airport serving the island, however it's not an international airport. The nearest main international airport is in Papeete.

What airport transfer options are available? You can arrange transfers through your selected accommodation. Otherwise, you can take a ferry to Vaitape. This transfer is free to Air Tahiti passengers. From Vaitape, buses and taxis are available to take you to your accommodation.

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Stephanie Yip

Stephanie is the travel editor at On top of being an avid traveller, she's an all-round bargain hunter. If there's a deal on hotels or a sale on flights, she'll know about it. And she'll let you know about it, too. Though probably not before she buys her own ticket.

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