The cheapest times to fly from LIH to MNL are

  • January 8th to March 11th (except the weeks of January 29th and February 12th)
  • March 26th to April 29th
  • August 6th to October 28th

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 MNL is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $2244 for Friday flights during mid December, or as low as $740 for Wednesday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Manila

Flying from Lihue, HI (LIH) to Manila (MNL) will usually cost between $839 to $1352 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $832. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1779. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $946 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $882 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LIH to MNL flight.

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

LIH to MNL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LIH to MNL 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 MNL, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into LIH. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Manila, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Kauai. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $200 (13%) 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 $929. Return trip prices are from the MNL 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 MNL can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 20 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking LIH to MNL

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 MNL — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Honolulu, HI (LIH > HNL > MNL)

  • Price for both tickets: $860
  • Average savings: $23 (2.55%)

See LIH to HNL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 14 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, American, ANA, Asiana, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Southern, Delta, Hawaiian, JAL, Korean Air, Philippine Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Ninoy Aquino International Airport to Lihue Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5196 miles or 8362 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LIH to MNL flight is about 10 hour 20 minutes.

How many flights go between Lihue, HI and Manila?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 54 available flights from LIH to MNL.


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 MNL
Destination airport name Ninoy Aquino International Airport
City Manila
Country the Philippines
Latitude 14.5
Longitude 121


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