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Roundtrip fares From Kona, Hawaii

Find Flights From Kailua-Kona to Seattle

Find flights from Kona, Hi to Seattle, WA. You can also use our fare calendar to find convenient flights to Seattle (SEA). Hawaiian Airlines also provides daily interisland service to and from Hawaii Island.

Flights to Seattle from Kona
Whether you’re a Hawaii local or a visitor returning home, making the trip to Seattle is always a treat. From the major attractions like the Space Needle and Pike Place Market to the Washington State Ferry and Kerry Park, Seattle will be a welcome change for those looking to find a faster pace of life compared to the Big Island. Flights from Kona to Seattle are best booked with Hawaiian Airlines, one of the premier airlines in Hawaii and one of the only ones that have actual roots in the state. Offering the best flights, fares and deals for those looking to make the jump, Hawaiian has your best interests in mind when it comes to flights from Kailua Kona to Seattle
Seattle Travel Information

When is the Best Time to Fly from Kona to Seattle?
If you don’t mind waiting, September and October are great options for those looking to save a little on their KOA to SEA flights while also being treated to absolutely pleasant—and not too cold—weather. If you’re you’re booking your Kona to Seattle flights in the winter, make sure to pack your cold-weather clothing and a rain jacket—or buy some if you don’t have any—as it can get chilly in Seattle from November to January.
What Airports Do You Fly from KOA to SEA?
Since most major airlines do not offer nonstop flights from Kona to Seattle, visitors looking to book a flight to WA will be departing from the Kona International Airport (KOA) before touching back down at the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL) for a brief layover. Then it’s a straight shot to the Seattle Tacoma International Airport (SEA) to finish off your KOA to SEA journey. For those with roundtrip tickets, flight schedules will have you doing that order of
airports in reverse, from SEA to HNL then KOA. You may also have a brief layover at the Kahului International Airport (OGG) in Maui instead of an HNL layover.

How Long is the Flight from Kona to Seattle?
With layovers included, the total travel time of your Kona to Seattle flight can be anywhere between eight and ten hours, depending on the length and location of your layover. Since the layover locations are close to home—either at HNL or OGG—this is a great opportunity for travelers to grab a snack or bite to eat before boarding your flight to Seattle.

Interesting Facts About Seattle
The northernmost major city in the United States, Seattle is located only about 100 miles away from the Canadian border. For Kona to SeaTac travelers with international passports, this is a great opportunity to catch a train from Seattle to Canada and check out what America’s neighbor has to offer. Vancouver is the closest major Canadian city to Seattle and is just as much fun to visit.

FAQs for booking flights from Kona to Seattle

What airports serve Kona and Seattle?
The Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport at Keahole (KOA) is Kona’s primary airport, while Seattle is served by Seattle–Tacoma International Airport (SEA).
How early should I arrive at the airport before my flight to Seattle?
Hawaiian Airlines recommends that flyers arrive at Kona International Airport at Keahole 2 hours and 30 minutes prior to their flight departure time. You can speed up your check-in process with Hawaiian Airlines' handy mobile app.
How long is the flight from Kona to Seattle?
Depending on where you’re headed, flight times can vary. Flying nonstop to Seattle normally takes on average under six hours, and flyers will travel around 2,695 miles.
When is the best time to book a flight from Kona to Seattle?
It’s always the best time to book a flight to Seattle with Hawaiian Airlines, which will find you the best fares on airfare when you use the Hawaiian Airlines website or mobile app.
Does Hawaiian Airline's main cabin basic offer lower fares on flights from Kona to Seattle?
For the best prices on airfare, booking a Main Cabin Basic fare is a great option. Certain limitations do apply, however, and you’ll want to read up on them at
How can I find the best deals on flights from Kona to Seattle?
The best flight deals for flights to Seattle can be found using the Hawaiian Airlines website or mobile app.
How can I get from Seattle–Tacoma International Airport to my hotel or accommodation?
Hawaiian Airlines offers hotel and transportation options in Seattle to passengers in our mobile app, under the “Get a Ride” section.
Are there any in-flight entertainment options available on flights from Kona to Seattle?
Travelers flying to Seattle will enjoy complimentary drink and meal service, TV & movies, and can purchase pillows, blankets and more from the Pau Hana Cart.
Can I upgrade to a Premium Cabin or First Class on flights to Seattle, and what additional amenities are included?
Upgrades are available for most Hawaiian Airlines flights, and First Class or Premium Cabin passengers can enjoy an elevated seating experience, an expedited boarding process and more.
Does Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport at Keahole have long term parking?
Most departure airports in Hawaii have long-term parking options with daily rates.
What are the options for ground transportation from Seattle Airport to downtown Seattle?
Aside from renting a car, ridesharing services like Lyft and Uber are available at Seattle–Tacoma International Airport.

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  • Authentic Hawaiian hospitality
  • Complimentary meals at mealtime
  • Non-stop flight from San Francisco (SFO) to Maui (OGG)
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