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The cheapest times to fly from KOA to TPA 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 TPA is early to mid August. Prices can be as high as $1670 for Saturday flights during late November to early December, or as low as $514 for Wednesday flights around early to mid August.

 

When to Fly to Tampa

Flying from Kona, HI (KOA) to Tampa, FL (TPA) will usually cost between $608 to $1039 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid August with an average ticket price of $572. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late November to early December, with an average price of $1138. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $566 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $887 can be considered a good price for a round-trip KOA to TPA flight.

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

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KOA to TPA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the KOA to TPA 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 $0.12, which is far below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to TPA, 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 $83 (9%) 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 $835. Return trip prices are from the TPA to KOA 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 KOA to TPA 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 17 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 TPA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Orlando International Airport (MCO) in Orlando, FL

  • 81 miles (130 km) away from TPA
  • Usually 18.71% less expensive than TPA
  • 1-layover flights available

See KOA to MCO flights

Destination alternative #2: Daytona Beach International Airport (DAB) in Daytona Beach, FL

  • 122 miles (196 km) away from TPA
  • Usually 8.79% less expensive than TPA
  • 2-layover flights available

See KOA to DAB flights

Destination alternative #3: Melbourne International Airport (MLB) in Melbourne, FL

  • 115 miles (185 km) away from TPA
  • Usually 6.43% less expensive than TPA
  • 2-layover flights available

See KOA to MLB flights

 

Flight Hacking KOA to TPA

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 TPA — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $751
  • Average savings: $137 (15.39%)

See KOA to SAN flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $817
  • Average savings: $70 (7.89%)

See KOA to SJC flights

Hack #3: Seattle, WA (KOA > SEA > TPA)

  • Price for both tickets: $825
  • Average savings: $62 (6.99%)

See KOA to SEA flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Hawaiian, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4613 miles or 7424 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop KOA to TPA flight is about 9 hour 17 minutes.

How many flights go between Kona, HI and Tampa, FL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 75 available flights from KOA to TPA.

 

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 TPA
Destination airport name Tampa International Airport
City Tampa, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 28
Longitude -82.5

 

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