The cheapest times to fly from LIH to BIS are

  • April 16th to May 13th
  • October 15th to December 9th (except the week of November 26th)
  • December 24th to March 11th (except the week of January 1st)

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 LIH to BIS is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $1752 for Saturday flights during early January, or as low as $664 for Wednesday flights around late October to early November.


When to Fly to Bismarck

Flying from Lihue, HI (LIH) to Bismarck/Mandan, ND (BIS) will usually cost between $744 to $1305 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $733. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $1324. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $591 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $975 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LIH to BIS flight.

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

LIH to BIS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LIH to BIS flight is priced close to the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Kauai. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.17, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. 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 $237 (21%) 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 $894. Return trip prices are from the BIS to LIH 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 LIH to BIS can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 7 hour 33 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking LIH to BIS

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 LIH to BIS — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: San Jose, CA (LIH > SJC > BIS)

  • Price for both tickets: $866
  • Average savings: $110 (11.23%)

See LIH to SJC flights

Hack #2: Seattle, WA (LIH > SEA > BIS)

  • Price for both tickets: $877
  • Average savings: $98 (10.05%)

See LIH to SEA flights

Hack #3: San Diego, CA (LIH > SAN > BIS)

  • Price for both tickets: $898
  • Average savings: $77 (7.9%)

See LIH to SAN flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from LIH to BIS? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Hawaiian, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Bismarck Municipal Airport to Lihue Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3652 miles or 5877 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from LIH to BIS?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LIH to BIS flight is about 7 hour 33 minutes.

How many flights go between Lihue, HI and Bismarck/Mandan, ND?

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


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeLIH
Origination airport nameLihue Airport
CityLihue, HI
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeBIS
Destination airport nameBismarck Municipal Airport
CityBismarck/Mandan, ND
Countrythe United States


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