The cheapest times to fly from LIH to FLL are

  • January 8th to March 4th (except the week of February 19th)
  • April 23rd to May 13th
  • July 30th to November 11th

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 FLL is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $1445 for Saturday flights during early January, or as low as $617 for Wednesday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Fort Lauderdale

Flying from Lihue, HI (LIH) to Fort Lauderdale, FL (FLL) will usually cost between $694 to $1199 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $709. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $1158. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $449 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $892 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LIH to FLL flight.

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

LIH to FLL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LIH to FLL 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 $0.11, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to FLL, and Tuesday 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 $187 (18%) 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 $828. Return trip prices are from the FLL 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 FLL 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 51 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 FLL while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Miami International Airport (MIA) in Miami, FL

  • 21 miles (34 km) away from FLL
  • Usually 3.59% less expensive than FLL
  • 1-layover flights available

See LIH to MIA flights

Destination alternative #2: Melbourne International Airport (MLB) in Melbourne, FL

  • 144 miles (232 km) away from FLL
  • Usually 0.90% less expensive than FLL
  • 2-layover flights available

See LIH to MLB flights


Flight Hacking LIH to FLL

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 FLL — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $839
  • Average savings: $53 (5.94%)

See LIH to SAN flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $852
  • Average savings: $41 (4.54%)

See LIH to SJC flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $873
  • Average savings: $20 (2.19%)

See LIH to SFO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Hawaiian, Singapore Airlines, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport to Lihue Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4925 miles or 7926 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LIH to FLL flight is about 9 hour 51 minutes.

How many flights go between Lihue, HI and Fort Lauderdale, FL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 28 available flights from LIH to FLL.


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 FLL
Destination airport name Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport
City Fort Lauderdale, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 26.1
Longitude -80.1


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