The cheapest times to fly from KOA to KIX are

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • April 2nd to April 15th
  • May 14th to July 1st (except the weeks of June 4th and June 18th)
  • September 3rd to October 7th

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 KIX is mid January. Prices can be as high as $2412 for Saturday flights during early January, or as low as $705 for Tuesday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to Osaka

Flying from Kona, HI (KOA) to Osaka (KIX) will usually cost between $758 to $1650 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid January with an average ticket price of $772. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $1779. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1007 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1011 can be considered a good price for a round-trip KOA to KIX flight.

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

KOA to KIX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the KOA to KIX 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 $0.15, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to KIX, and Wednesday 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 $257 (18%) 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 $979. Return trip prices are from the KIX 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 KIX 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 40 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 KIX while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Chubu Centrair International Airport (NGO) in Nagoya

  • 94 miles (151 km) away from KIX
  • Usually 19.74% less expensive than KIX
  • 1-layover flights available

See KOA to NGO flights

Destination alternative #2: Osaka International Airport (ITM) in Osaka

  • 27 miles (43 km) away from KIX
  • Usually 15.29% less expensive than KIX
  • 1-layover flights available

See KOA to ITM flights


Flight Hacking KOA to KIX

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 KIX — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Honolulu, HI (KOA > HNL > KIX)

  • Price for both tickets: $675
  • Average savings: $336 (33.25%)

See KOA to HNL flights

Hack #2: Tokyo (KOA > NRT > KIX)

  • Price for both tickets: $942
  • Average savings: $69 (6.83%)

See KOA to NRT flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 14 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, American, ANA, Asiana, China Airlines, Delta, Hawaiian, JAL, Jetstar, Korean Air, Peach Aviation, Philippine Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4268 miles or 6869 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop KOA to KIX flight is about 8 hour 40 minutes.

How many flights go between Kona, HI and Osaka?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 72 available flights from KOA to KIX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code KOA
Origination airport name Ellison Onizuka Kona International at Keahole Airport
City Kona, HI
Country the United States
Latitude 19.7
Longitude -156

Return Airport

Destination code KIX
Destination airport name Kansai International Airport
City Osaka
Country Japan
Latitude 34.4
Longitude 135.2


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