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The cheapest times to fly from KEF to KOA are

  • early to mid January
  • April 30th to October 21st (except the weeks of May 7th and July 30th)

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 KEF to KOA is early September. Prices can be as high as $4172 for Sunday flights during early to mid February, or as low as $678 for Wednesday flights around early September.

 

When to Fly to Kailua-Kona

Flying from Keflavik/Reykjavik (KEF) to Kona, HI (KOA) will usually cost between $777 to $2936 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $773. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid February, with an average price of $1903. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1130 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1048 can be considered a good price for a round-trip KEF to KOA flight.

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

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KEF to KOA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the KEF to KOA flight is priced close to the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Reykjavík. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Kailua-Kona, and Tuesdays are the most expensive days to return to Reykjavík. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $850 (32%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $986. Return trip prices are from the KOA to KEF flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from KEF to KOA can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 2 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 KEF to KOA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Kahului Airport (OGG) in Kahului, HI

  • 84 miles (135 km) away from KOA
  • Usually 6.68% less expensive than KOA
  • 1-layover flights available

See KEF to OGG flights

 

Flight Hacking KEF to KOA

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 KEF to KOA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Toronto (KEF > YYZ > KOA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1004
  • Average savings: $45 (4.25%)

See KEF to flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from KEF to KOA? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Alaska, American, British Airways, Delta, Hawaiian, Icelandair, JAL, KLM, Lufthansa, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Ellison Onizuka Kona International at Keahole Airport to Keflavik International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6139 miles or 9880 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from KEF to KOA?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop KEF to KOA flight is about 12 hour 2 minutes.

How many flights go between Keflavik/Reykjavik and Kona, HI?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 12 available flights from KEF to KOA.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeKEF
Origination airport nameKeflavik International Airport
CityKeflavik/Reykjavik
CountryIceland
Latitude64
Longitude-22.6

Return Airport

Destination codeKOA
Destination airport nameEllison Onizuka Kona International at Keahole Airport
CityKona, HI
Countrythe United States
Latitude19.7
Longitude-156

 

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