The cheapest times to fly from JFK to LIH are
- January 1st to March 4th (except the week of February 12th)
- August 13th 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 JFK to LIH is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $1217 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $563 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.
When to Fly to Kauai
Flying from New York, NY (JFK) to Lihue, HI (LIH) will usually cost between $581 to $1023 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $599. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1032. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $433 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $717 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JFK to LIH flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the JFK to LIH route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the JFK to LIH flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from New York. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, 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 $186 (21%) 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 $674. Return trip prices are from the LIH to JFK 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 JFK 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 10 hour 1 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 JFK to LIH while comparing.
- 102 miles (164 km) away from LIH
- Usually 9.07% less expensive than LIH
- Nonstop flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from JFK to LIH? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Hawaiian, JetBlue, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Lihue Airport to John F. Kennedy International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 5019 miles or 8077 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from JFK to LIH?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop JFK to LIH flight is about 10 hour 1 minutes.
How many flights go between New York, NY and Lihue, HI?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 85 available flights from JFK to LIH.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||John F. Kennedy International Airport|
|City||New York, NY|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Lihue Airport|
|Country||the United States|
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