The cheapest times to fly from GYE to LIH are

  • January 15th to March 18th
  • April 16th to June 3rd
  • October 15th to December 2nd (except the weeks of October 22nd and 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 GYE to LIH is late January. Prices can be as high as $2790 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $1337 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Kauai

Flying from Guayaquil (GYE) to Lihue, HI (LIH) will usually cost between $1370 to $1615 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $1367. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1993. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $627 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1416 can be considered a good price for a round-trip GYE to LIH flight.

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

GYE to LIH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the GYE to LIH flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Guayaquil. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.16, 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 $83 (5%) 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 $1435. Return trip prices are from the LIH to GYE 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 GYE to LIH can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 4 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 GYE to LIH while comparing.

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

  • 102 miles (164 km) away from LIH
  • Usually 2.26% less expensive than LIH
  • 1-layover flights available

See GYE to HNL flights


Flight Hacking GYE 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 GYE to LIH — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (GYE > LAX > LIH)

  • Price for both tickets: $1196
  • Average savings: $220 (15.54%)

See GYE to MEX flights

Hack #2: Mexico City (GYE > MEX > LIH)

  • Price for both tickets: $1212
  • Average savings: $205 (14.44%)

See GYE to LAX flights

Hack #3: Newark, NJ (GYE > EWR > LIH)

  • Price for both tickets: $1277
  • Average savings: $139 (9.82%)

See GYE to EWR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Alaska, American, Avianca, COPA, LATAM, TAME, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Lihue Airport to Jose Joaquin de Olmedo International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5599 miles or 9011 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop GYE to LIH flight is about 11 hour 4 minutes.

How many flights go between Guayaquil and Lihue, HI?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 13 available flights from GYE to LIH.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code GYE
Origination airport name Jose Joaquin de Olmedo International Airport
City Guayaquil
Country Ecuador
Latitude -2.2
Longitude -79.9

Return Airport

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


Other Resources

Please note that while we’ve worked hard to analyzed tens of millions of flights to get you this data, we do not calculate current live prices or guarantee pricing. Please see our partners using the links above for current offers.