The cheapest times to fly from DCA 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 DCA to LIH is mid to late August. Prices can be as high as $1658 for Saturday flights during early April, or as low as $556 for Tuesday flights around mid to late August.
When to Fly to Kauai
Flying from Washington, DC (DCA) to Lihue, HI (LIH) will usually cost between $628 to $1242 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late August with an average ticket price of $643. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early April, with an average price of $1195. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $552 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $782 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DCA to LIH flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the DCA to LIH route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the DCA to LIH flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Washington. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, which is far below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to LIH, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into DCA. 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 $251 (24%) on this flight.
Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $773. Return trip prices are from the LIH to DCA flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from DCA 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 46 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 DCA to LIH while comparing.
- 102 miles (164 km) away from LIH
- Usually 6.65% less expensive than LIH
- 1-layover flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from DCA to LIH? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Alaska, American, Delta, Hawaiian, JetBlue, Southwest, United, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Lihue Airport to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 4880 miles or 7854 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from DCA to LIH?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop DCA to LIH flight is about 9 hour 46 minutes.
How many flights go between Washington, DC and Lihue, HI?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 95 available flights from DCA to LIH.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Lihue Airport|
|Country||the United States|
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