The cheapest times to fly from LIH to CVG are

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • July 30th 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 CVG is early September. Prices can be as high as $1471 for Saturday flights during early January, or as low as $607 for Tuesday flights around early September.


When to Fly to Cincinnati

Flying from Lihue, HI (LIH) to Cincinnati, OH (CVG) will usually cost between $656 to $1183 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 $670. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $1179. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $509 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $858 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LIH to CVG flight.

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

LIH to CVG Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LIH to CVG 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

Tuesday 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 $195 (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 $814. Return trip prices are from the CVG 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 CVG 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 2 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 CVG while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Indianapolis International Airport (IND) in Indianapolis, IN

  • 98 miles (158 km) away from CVG
  • Usually 2.16% less expensive than CVG
  • 1-layover flights available

See LIH to IND flights


Flight Hacking LIH to CVG

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 CVG — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $839
  • Average savings: $19 (2.16%)

See LIH to SJC flights

Hack #2: Los Angeles, CA (LIH > LAX > CVG)

  • Price for both tickets: $842
  • Average savings: $16 (1.81%)

See LIH to LAX flights

Hack #3: San Francisco, CA (LIH > SFO > CVG)

  • Price for both tickets: $853
  • Average savings: $5 (0.52%)

See LIH to SFO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport to Lihue Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4475 miles or 7202 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LIH to CVG flight is about 9 hour 2 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 24 available flights from LIH to CVG.


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 CVG
Destination airport name Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport
City Cincinnati, OH
Country the United States
Latitude 39
Longitude -84.7


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