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Find cheap flights from Oakland to Kauai. Use our fare calendar to find convenient flights from Oakland to Lihue. Our easy-to-use flight search makes booking a flight to Hawaii fast and easy! Browse our best Kauai flight deals using our easy-to-use flight search.

Flights to Kauai from Oakland
Kauai is the perfect escape for Oakland visitors, for a handful of reasons. So if you want to book flights from Oakland to Kauai—also referred to as the Garden Isle—you’re in the right place. Not only is this little island in the Pacific full of greenery and nature, it has a thriving and creative scene of artists and culture—like Oakland—without all of the hubbub and ruckus that big cities are known for. Instead you’ll find sandy beachside streets and quiet towns like Wailua and Hanalei filled with local creatives and artists. Fares and flight deals can be easily seen and purchased right here with Hawaiian Airlines, one of Hawaii’s premier airlines, that knows how important it is to start your adventure in the islands right.
Flying non-stop to Kauai

When is the Best Time to Fly from Oakland to Kauai?
The “best” time to travel to Kauai, is really up to the visitor themselves. Since the islands are gorgeous day-after-day, seasonal swings are less of an issue for those looking to plan the perfect itinerary. The price of popular flights will swing—but not by much—depending on whether or not it’s summer, a popular time for visitors, or winter, when many locals return home for the holidays. But really, there’s no bad time to book your direct flights from Oakland to Lihue,—the best flights for your schedule and budget will always be there for you.
What Airports Do You Use When Flying from Oakland to Lihue, Kauai?
Since non stop flights are available with Hawaiian Airlines, traveling from OAK to LIH is as easy as boarding your flight at the Oakland International Airport and arriving at the Lihue Airport on Kauai island. If you’re thinking about making your way to Oahu or Maui instead, Hawaiian Airlines also offers flights to both islands without a layover in sight. If your heart is pulling you toward Hawaii Islands—also known as the Big Island—you will have a short stopover at the Daniel K. Inouye
 
International Airport (HNL) on Oahu before completing the last leg of your journey to Kona or Hilo. If travelers are looking for a wider selection of departure times to fit their schedules, there may be a short layover during your travels at HNL.

How Long is the Flight from Oakland to Hawaii?
Not long—at all. One of the shortest travel times to Hawaii from the states, Oakland to Kauai flights are a brisk five and a half to six hours if you’re traveling on a direct flight. A layover at HNL will only increase your total trip time by an hour or two, which should still leave travelers with plenty of energy to find their accommodations and enjoy the day—or night—once they land.

Must Read Facts About Kauai
In case you didn’t know, Kauai is a bit of a Hollywood star. The island was used as a backdrop and setting for more than seventy Hollywood blockbusters. Such films include Jurassic Park, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Tropic Thunder, King Kong and more. Even the animated Kokaua Town—where Disney’s own Lilo & Stitch takes place—is based off of a real Kauai town, Hanapepe.
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  • Non-stop flight from Oakland (OAK) to Kauai (LIH)
  • Authentic Hawaiian hospitality
  • Complimentary meals at mealtime
  • Non-stop flight from Oakland (OAK) to Kauai (LIH)
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Useful Information for Our Guests On Flights from Oakland to Kauai
General Carry-on and Checked Baggage
Whether you’re coming from another country, the U.S. mainland or a neighbor island, here are our standard baggage policies.
Hawaii’s Plants and Animals Declaration Form
Just before your flight from Oakland lands in Lihue, your flight attendant will ask you to fill out a form to declare any plants, animals or other things that may be harmful to Hawaii’s environment. You’re required to complete this form and can preview it here.
 
On your Flight Home to Oakland from Lihue
Taking Home Lei:  You’ve received a beautiful, fragrant lei while in the island or want to take it back home with you. Learn about the requirements to take a lei on the airplane.

Taking Home Tropical Fruits Back to Oakland:  It’s common for travelers to want to take sweet and juicy pineapple or papaya on their flights from Hawaii. Learn about the requirements to take these sweet memories back home with you.