The cheapest times to fly from LIH to HOU are

  • January 8th to February 18th
  • May 7th to June 17th (except the week of May 28th)
  • July 30th to November 11th (except the week of August 27th)

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 HOU is early to mid May. Prices can be as high as $1471 for Saturday flights during early January, or as low as $635 for Wednesday flights around early to mid May.


When to Fly to Houston

Flying from Lihue, HI (LIH) to Houston, TX (HOU) will usually cost between $667 to $1199 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid May with an average ticket price of $729. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $1095. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $366 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $803 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LIH to HOU flight.

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

LIH to HOU Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LIH to HOU 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 $0.13, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to HOU, 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 $269 (26%) 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 $742. Return trip prices are from the HOU 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 HOU 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 8 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 HOU while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Austin – Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) in Austin, TX

  • 148 miles (238 km) away from HOU
  • Usually 10.96% less expensive than HOU
  • 1-layover flights available

See LIH to AUS flights

Destination alternative #2: George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport (IAH) in Houston, TX

  • 24 miles (39 km) away from HOU
  • Usually 4.79% less expensive than HOU
  • 1-layover flights available

See LIH to IAH flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from LIH to HOU? 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 William P Hobby Airport to Lihue Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3970 miles or 6389 kilometers.

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

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

How many flights go between Lihue, HI and Houston, TX?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 76 available flights from LIH to HOU.


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 HOU
Destination airport name William P Hobby Airport
City Houston, TX
Country the United States
Latitude 29.6
Longitude -95.3


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