The cheapest times to fly from LIH to LGW are

  • January 1st to March 25th
  • April 23rd to May 27th
  • October 15th to December 9th

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 LGW is late February and early March. Prices can be as high as $3222 for Friday flights during early August, or as low as $656 for Tuesday flights around late February and early March.


When to Fly to London

Flying from Lihue, HI (LIH) to London (LGW) will usually cost between $881 to $3110 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late February and early March with an average ticket price of $1065. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $2184. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1120 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1294 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LIH to LGW flight.

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

LIH to LGW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LIH to LGW flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs about as much as 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

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to LGW, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into LIH. Fridays 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 $685 (29%) 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 $1133. Return trip prices are from the LGW 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 LGW can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 13 hour 59 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 LGW while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: London Heathrow Airport (LHR) in London

  • 25 miles (40 km) away from LGW
  • Usually 2.78% less expensive than LGW
  • 1-layover flights available

See LIH to LHR flights

Destination alternative #2: London City Airport (LCY) in London

  • 27 miles (43 km) away from LGW
  • Usually 2.24% less expensive than LGW
  • 2-layover flights available

See LIH to LCY flights


Flight Hacking LIH to LGW

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 LGW — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $894
  • Average savings: $400 (30.91%)

See LIH to SJC flights

Hack #2: Oakland, CA (LIH > OAK > LGW)

  • Price for both tickets: $932
  • Average savings: $362 (27.98%)

See LIH to OAK flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $987
  • Average savings: $307 (23.72%)

See LIH to SFO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 14 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air France, Alaska, American, British Airways, China Airlines, Delta, Finnair, Hawaiian, Iberia, KLM, United, Virgin Atlantic, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from London Gatwick Airport to Lihue Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7226 miles or 11629 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LIH to LGW flight is about 13 hour 59 minutes.

How many flights go between Lihue, HI and London?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 20 available flights from LIH to LGW.


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 LGW
Destination airport name London Gatwick Airport
City London
Country the United Kingdom
Latitude 51.1
Longitude -0.2


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