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Find Flights from Lihue to Kona

Flying from Lihue to Kona with Hawaiian Airlines

If you’re on Kauai but are looking to explore what the Big Island has to offer, whether you’re an adventurous traveler or a local looking to see more of the state, fly with Hawaiian Airlines. A local leading carried in interisland flights, we offer a number of daily flights to Kailua Kona.

FAQs for Booking a Flight to Kona

What is the cheapest month to fly from Lihue to Kona?
You can use our online fare calendar to find the lowest fares for your trip to Kona.
What is the check-in process for flights from Lihue to Kona?
You can check-in via the web or app even if you have bags to check on If you don’t have bags to check, you can always use a check-in kiosk to get your ticket, or simply use the Hawaiian Airlines phone app to get your ticket and flight information before even arriving at the airport.

How early should I arrive at the airport for my flight from Lihue to Kona?
You’ll want to arrive at the airport one hour and 30 minutes before your flight to make sure you can check-in baggage, get your ticket and find your gate before departure.

Is there a non-stop flight from Lihue to Kona?
Hawaiian Airlines offers 1 non-stop flight daily from Kauai to Kona.

What airports serve Lihue and Kona?
Kauai’s main airport is the Lihue Airport (LIH), while Kona’s local airport is the Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport at Keahole (KOA).
How long is the flight from Lihue to Kona?
Flying nonstop between Kauai and Kona will take travelers an average of just under an hour, and will have passengers in the air for just over 260 miles.

What is the best way to get from Kahului Airport to your hotel?
Depending on where you’re staying, you can utilize a ridesharing app like Uber or Lyft, take a taxi, use public transit or simply rent a car at the airport.

Kona Travel Tips:
Kona is known for its white sand beaches, and you’ll definitely want to check out a few of these postcard-perfect shorelines on your visit. While everyone has their favorite, Hapuna Beach is often regarded as being one of the best of the best in this very competitive field.

While other parts of the Big Island get tropical showers and consistent rainfall, Kona sees blue skies and perfect weather most days out of the year. So be sure to bring sunscreen with you when enjoying these great outdoors, and don’t be afraid to reapply every few hours even if you’re not at the beach getting wet.

Like most places on Hawaii Island, which is known as the Big Island due to its massive size in comparison to the other Hawaiian Islands, you’ll want to rent a car. While Kona does have public transit options and rideshare drivers, you’ll be able to experience so much more of the area with your own set of wheels.
  • Authentic Hawaiian hospitality
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  • Non-stop flight from Lihue (LIH) to Kona (KOA)
  • Authentic Hawaiian hospitality
  • Complimentary juice, coffee, tea, soda or water
  • Non-stop flight from Lihue (LIH) to Kona (KOA)
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