The cheapest times to fly from LGW to KOA are

  • January 1st to March 25th
  • May 14th to May 27th
  • September 3rd to September 16th
  • October 15th to December 9th

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 LGW to KOA is mid January. Prices can be as high as $5303 for Saturday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $741 for Tuesday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to Kailua-Kona

Flying from London (LGW) to Kona, HI (KOA) will usually cost between $950 to $1813 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 $969. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $2006. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1037 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1262 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LGW to KOA flight.

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

LGW to KOA Flight Prices

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


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Kailua-Kona, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to London. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $712 (29%) 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 $1241. Return trip prices are from the KOA to LGW 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 LGW 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 14 hour 10 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 LGW to KOA while comparing.

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

  • 84 miles (135 km) away from KOA
  • Usually 10.58% less expensive than KOA
  • 1-layover flights available

See LGW to OGG flights


Flight Hacking LGW 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 LGW to KOA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: San Jose, CA (LGW > SJC > KOA)

  • Price for both tickets: $860
  • Average savings: $402 (31.83%)

See LGW to LAX flights

Hack #2: Los Angeles, CA (LGW > LAX > KOA)

  • Price for both tickets: $906
  • Average savings: $356 (28.18%)

See LGW to SJC flights

Hack #3: San Francisco, CA (LGW > SFO > KOA)

  • Price for both tickets: $973
  • Average savings: $289 (22.91%)

See LGW to SFO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 17 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air France, Alaska, American, British Airways, Delta, Finnair, Hawaiian, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7323 miles or 11785 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LGW to KOA flight is about 14 hour 10 minutes.

How many flights go between London and Kona, HI?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 39 available flights from LGW to KOA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LGW
Origination airport name London Gatwick Airport
City London
Country the United Kingdom
Latitude 51.1
Longitude -0.2

Return Airport

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


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