The cheapest times to fly from CLE to LIH are

  • January 1st to March 4th (except the week of February 12th)
  • August 6th to December 16th (except the week of November 19th)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from CLE to LIH is late October. Prices can be as high as $1448 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $664 for Monday flights around late October.


When to Fly to Kauai

Flying from Cleveland, OH (CLE) to Lihue, HI (LIH) will usually cost between $716 to $1182 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October with an average ticket price of $719. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1160. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $442 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $857 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CLE to LIH flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the CLE to LIH route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

CLE to LIH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CLE to LIH flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Cleveland. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $151 (15%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $840. Return trip prices are from the LIH to CLE flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from CLE to LIH can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 15 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from CLE to LIH while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Daniel K Inouye International Airport (HNL) in Honolulu, HI

  • 102 miles (164 km) away from LIH
  • Usually 1.93% less expensive than LIH
  • 1-layover flights available

See CLE to HNL flights


Flight Hacking CLE to LIH

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from CLE to LIH — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Vancouver (CLE > YVR > LIH)

  • Price for both tickets: $808
  • Average savings: $49 (5.66%)

See CLE to YVR flights

Hack #2: Seattle, WA (CLE > SEA > LIH)

  • Price for both tickets: $848
  • Average savings: $9 (0.99%)

See CLE to SEA flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from CLE to LIH? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Frontier, Hawaiian, JetBlue, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Lihue Airport to Cleveland-Hopkins International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4596 miles or 7397 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from CLE to LIH?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CLE to LIH flight is about 9 hour 15 minutes.

How many flights go between Cleveland, OH and Lihue, HI?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 86 available flights from CLE to LIH.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code CLE
Origination airport name Cleveland-Hopkins International Airport
City Cleveland, OH
Country the United States
Latitude 41.4
Longitude -81.9

Return Airport

Destination code LIH
Destination airport name Lihue Airport
City Lihue, HI
Country the United States
Latitude 22
Longitude -159.3


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