Faaa International Airport is 5 km west of the capital Papeete. Most international flights arrive late at night or early in the morning. Shuttle buses and taxis will take you to your accommodation. The domestic airline is Air Tahiti which flies to 40 islands with small aircrafts.
Air Moorea shuttles all day long from 6.30 am to sunset from Faaa Airport, Moorea terminal, to Moorea. The flight takes 10 minutes and prebooking is not necessary.
Le Truck is the local bus service. It has a good network in Tahiti and to a lesser extend on the other islands. Only Moorea and Bora Bora have a regular service from and to flights, ferry boats and hotels.
Taxis are on most Society Islands but they are very expensive.
Rental Cars, Driver’s License
Rental cars are available on most islands with tourism, offering 4, 8 or 24 hour rates. A credit card and driver licence is necessary. Avis and Europcar have small economical cars on most islands with tourism.
Driving is on the right side of the road, driving style is slow and passiv except in Papeete.