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The cheapest times to fly from LIH to COU are

  • January 8th to March 11th
  • April 23rd to May 20th
  • October 8th to December 9th (except the weeks of November 12th and November 26th)

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 COU is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $1548 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $801 for Tuesday flights around late October to early November.

 

When to Fly to Columbia

Flying from Lihue, HI (LIH) to Columbia, MO (COU) will usually cost between $822 to $1290 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 $843. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1262. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $419 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $927 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LIH to COU flight.

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

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LIH to COU Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LIH to COU 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 $0.14, which is far below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to COU, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into LIH. 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 $215 (19%) 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 $875. Return trip prices are from the COU to LIH 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 LIH to COU can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 19 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 COU while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Kansas City International Airport (MCI) in Kansas City, MO

  • 138 miles (222 km) away from COU
  • Usually 25.42% less expensive than COU
  • 1-layover flights available

See LIH to MCI flights

Destination alternative #2: St Louis Lambert International Airport (STL) in St. Louis, MO

  • 100 miles (161 km) away from COU
  • Usually 12.90% less expensive than COU
  • 1-layover flights available

See LIH to STL flights

 

Flight Hacking LIH to COU

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 COU — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: San Diego, CA (LIH > SAN > COU)

  • Price for both tickets: $881
  • Average savings: $46 (4.91%)

See LIH to SAN flights

Hack #2: San Jose, CA (LIH > SJC > COU)

  • Price for both tickets: $899
  • Average savings: $28 (3.02%)

See LIH to SJC flights

Hack #3: Seattle, WA (LIH > SEA > COU)

  • Price for both tickets: $901
  • Average savings: $26 (2.75%)

See LIH to SEA flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Hawaiian, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Columbia Regional Airport to Lihue Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4074 miles or 6556 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LIH to COU flight is about 8 hour 19 minutes.

How many flights go between Lihue, HI and Columbia, MO?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 19 available flights from LIH to COU.

 

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 COU
Destination airport name Columbia Regional Airport
City Columbia, MO
Country the United States
Latitude 38.8
Longitude -92.2

 

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