The cheapest times to fly from KOA to RDU are
- January 8th to March 4th
- April 23rd to May 13th
- July 30th to November 11th
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 RDU is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $1385 for Saturday flights during early January, or as low as $574 for Wednesday flights around early to mid September.
When to Fly to Raleigh
Flying from Kona, HI (KOA) to Raleigh/Durham, NC (RDU) will usually cost between $612 to $1009 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 $627. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $1047. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $421 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $804 can be considered a good price for a round-trip KOA to RDU flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the KOA to RDU route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the KOA to RDU flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Kailua-Kona. 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 fly to RDU, 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 $162 (18%) 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 $747. Return trip prices are from the RDU to KOA 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 KOA to RDU can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 30 minutes may not be realistic.
Flight Hacking KOA to RDU
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 RDU — but Champion Traveler does!
- Price for both tickets: $781
- Average savings: $23 (2.8%)
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from KOA to RDU? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, China Eastern, Delta, Fiji Airways, Hawaiian, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Raleigh-Durham International Airport to Ellison Onizuka Kona International at Keahole Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 4734 miles or 7619 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from KOA to RDU?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop KOA to RDU flight is about 9 hour 30 minutes.
How many flights go between Kona, HI and Raleigh/Durham, NC?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 24 available flights from KOA to RDU.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Ellison Onizuka Kona International at Keahole Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Raleigh-Durham International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
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