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The cheapest times to fly from LIH to RSW are

  • January 8th to March 4th (except the week of February 19th)
  • April 30th to May 13th
  • 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 RSW is mid to late August. Prices can be as high as $1504 for Saturday flights during early January, or as low as $651 for Monday flights around mid to late August.

 

When to Fly to Fort Myers

Flying from Lihue, HI (LIH) to Fort Myers, FL (RSW) will usually cost between $751 to $1231 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late August with an average ticket price of $737. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $1206. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $469 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $923 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LIH to RSW flight.

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

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LIH to RSW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LIH to RSW flight is priced close to 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

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to RSW, 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 $173 (16%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $889. Return trip prices are from the RSW to LIH flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from LIH to RSW 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 40 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 RSW while comparing.

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

  • 104 miles (167 km) away from RSW
  • Usually 6.78% less expensive than RSW
  • 1-layover flights available

See LIH to MIA flights

Destination alternative #2: Orlando International Airport (MCO) in Orlando, FL

  • 134 miles (216 km) away from RSW
  • Usually 18.37% less expensive than RSW
  • 1-layover flights available

See LIH to MCO flights

Destination alternative #3: Tampa International Airport (TPA) in Tampa, FL

  • 110 miles (177 km) away from RSW
  • Usually 6.23% less expensive than RSW
  • 1-layover flights available

See LIH to TPA flights

Destination alternative #4: Melbourne International Airport (MLB) in Melbourne, FL

  • 128 miles (206 km) away from RSW
  • Usually 4.17% less expensive than RSW
  • 2-layover flights available

See LIH to MLB flights

Destination alternative #5: Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) in Fort Lauderdale, FL

  • 105 miles (169 km) away from RSW
  • Usually 3.31% less expensive than RSW
  • 1-layover flights available

See LIH to FLL flights

Destination alternative #6: Palm Beach International Airport (PBI) in West Palm Beach/Palm Beach, FL

  • 103 miles (166 km) away from RSW
  • Usually 1.57% less expensive than RSW
  • 2-layover flights available

See LIH to PBI flights

 

Flight Hacking LIH to RSW

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 RSW — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $877
  • Average savings: $46 (4.93%)

See LIH to SAN flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $879
  • Average savings: $44 (4.77%)

See LIH to SJC flights

Hack #3: Seattle, WA (LIH > SEA > RSW)

  • Price for both tickets: $903
  • Average savings: $20 (2.17%)

See LIH to SEA flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from LIH to RSW? 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 Southwest Florida International Airport to Lihue Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4821 miles or 7759 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LIH to RSW flight is about 9 hour 40 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 26 available flights from LIH to RSW.

 

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 RSW
Destination airport name Southwest Florida International Airport
City Fort Myers, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 26.5
Longitude -81.8

 

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