The cheapest times to fly from KOA to BTR are

  • January 8th to March 11th
  • April 2nd to May 20th
  • October 22nd to December 9th (except the weeks of November 12th and November 26th)

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 KOA to BTR is early to mid January. Prices can be as high as $1738 for Saturday flights during early to mid October, or as low as $688 for Wednesday flights around early to mid January.


When to Fly to Baton Rouge

Flying from Kona, HI (KOA) to Baton Rouge, LA (BTR) will usually cost between $728 to $1171 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid January with an average ticket price of $758. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid October, with an average price of $1273. 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 $942 can be considered a good price for a round-trip KOA to BTR flight.

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

KOA to BTR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the KOA to BTR flight is priced close to the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Kailua-Kona. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.14, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to BTR, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into KOA. 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 $127 (13%) 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 $856. Return trip prices are from the BTR to KOA 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 KOA to BTR can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 19 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 KOA to BTR while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) in New Orleans, LA

  • 65 miles (105 km) away from BTR
  • Usually 12.31% less expensive than BTR
  • 1-layover flights available

See KOA to MSY flights

Destination alternative #2: Jackson Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport (JAN) in Jackson/Vicksburg, MS

  • 138 miles (222 km) away from BTR
  • Usually 1.59% less expensive than BTR
  • 1-layover flights available

See KOA to JAN flights


Flight Hacking KOA to BTR

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 KOA to BTR — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: San Diego, CA (KOA > SAN > BTR)

  • Price for both tickets: $810
  • Average savings: $132 (14.01%)

See KOA to SAN flights

Hack #2: San Jose, CA (KOA > SJC > BTR)

  • Price for both tickets: $816
  • Average savings: $126 (13.38%)

See KOA to SJC flights

Hack #3: Los Angeles, CA (KOA > LAX > BTR)

  • Price for both tickets: $823
  • Average savings: $120 (12.69%)

See KOA to LAX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Hawaiian, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Baton Rouge Metropolitan/Ryan Field Airport to Ellison Onizuka Kona International at Keahole Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4073 miles or 6555 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop KOA to BTR flight is about 8 hour 19 minutes.

How many flights go between Kona, HI and Baton Rouge, LA?

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


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeKOA
Origination airport nameEllison Onizuka Kona International at Keahole Airport
CityKona, HI
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeBTR
Destination airport nameBaton Rouge Metropolitan/Ryan Field Airport
CityBaton Rouge, LA
Countrythe United States


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