The cheapest times to fly from LIH to CLE are

  • January 8th to March 4th (except the week of February 19th)
  • April 23rd to May 13th
  • August 6th to November 25th (except the week of November 12th)

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 CLE is early September. Prices can be as high as $1639 for Saturday flights during late November to early December, or as low as $690 for Monday flights around early September.


When to Fly to Cleveland

Flying from Lihue, HI (LIH) to Cleveland, OH (CLE) will usually cost between $730 to $1195 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $735. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late November to early December, with an average price of $1129. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $394 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $872 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LIH to CLE flight.

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

LIH to CLE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LIH to CLE flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Kauai. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday 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 $151 (15%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $853. Return trip prices are from the CLE 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 CLE 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 15 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 LIH to CLE while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) in Pittsburgh, PA

  • 106 miles (171 km) away from CLE
  • Usually 10.89% less expensive than CLE
  • 1-layover flights available

See LIH to PIT flights

Destination alternative #2: John Glenn Columbus International Airport (CMH) in Columbus, OH

  • 112 miles (180 km) away from CLE
  • Usually 1.43% less expensive than CLE
  • 1-layover flights available

See LIH to CMH flights

Destination alternative #3: Detroit Metro Wayne County Airport (DTW) in Detroit, MI

  • 95 miles (153 km) away from CLE
  • Usually 1.03% less expensive than CLE
  • 1-layover flights available

See LIH to DTW flights


Flight Hacking LIH to CLE

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 CLE — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Seattle, WA (LIH > SEA > CLE)

  • Price for both tickets: $863
  • Average savings: $9 (1.03%)

See LIH to SEA flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from LIH to CLE? 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 Cleveland-Hopkins International Airport to Lihue Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4596 miles or 7397 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LIH to CLE flight is about 9 hour 15 minutes.

How many flights go between Lihue, HI and Cleveland, OH?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 27 available flights from LIH to CLE.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LIH
Origination airport name Lihue Airport
City Lihue, HI
Country the United States
Latitude 22
Longitude -159.3

Return Airport

Destination code CLE
Destination airport name Cleveland-Hopkins International Airport
City Cleveland, OH
Country the United States
Latitude 41.4
Longitude -81.9


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