The cheapest times to fly from GDL to LIH are

  • January 15th to March 11th
  • April 16th to June 10th (except the weeks of May 7th and May 21st)
  • August 20th to November 18th (except the week of October 8th)

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 GDL to LIH is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $1532 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $571 for Tuesday flights around late October to early November.


When to Fly to Kauai

Flying from Guadalajara (GDL) to Lihue, HI (LIH) will usually cost between $589 to $1019 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $603. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1118. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $515 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $676 can be considered a good price for a round-trip GDL to LIH flight.

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

GDL to LIH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the GDL to LIH flight is cheaper than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Guadalajara. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday 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 $143 (17%) 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 $650. Return trip prices are from the LIH to GDL 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 GDL 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 7 hour 26 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 GDL to LIH while comparing.

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

  • 102 miles (164 km) away from LIH
  • Usually 0.22% less expensive than LIH
  • 1-layover flights available

See GDL to HNL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Alaska, American, Delta, Frontier, Hawaiian, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Lihue Airport to Miguel Hidalgo Y Costilla International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3588 miles or 5774 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop GDL to LIH flight is about 7 hour 26 minutes.

How many flights go between Guadalajara and Lihue, HI?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 21 available flights from GDL to LIH.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code GDL
Origination airport name Miguel Hidalgo Y Costilla International Airport
City Guadalajara
Country Mexico
Latitude 20.5
Longitude -103.3

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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