The cheapest times to fly from LIH to SAT are

  • January 8th to February 25th
  • July 23rd 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 SAT is mid to late August. Prices can be as high as $1337 for Saturday flights during early January, or as low as $507 for Tuesday flights around mid to late August.


When to Fly to San Antonio

Flying from Lihue, HI (LIH) to San Antonio, TX (SAT) will usually cost between $589 to $1023 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 $596. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $1036. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $440 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $817 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LIH to SAT flight.

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

LIH to SAT Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LIH to SAT 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

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. 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 $140 (15%) 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 $755. Return trip prices are from the SAT 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 SAT can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 7 hour 47 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 SAT while comparing.

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

  • 66 miles (106 km) away from SAT
  • Usually 12.43% less expensive than SAT
  • 1-layover flights available

See LIH to AUS flights


Flight Hacking LIH to SAT

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 SAT — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $723
  • Average savings: $94 (11.45%)

See LIH to SJC flights

Hack #2: Seattle, WA (LIH > SEA > SAT)

  • Price for both tickets: $792
  • Average savings: $25 (3%)

See LIH to SEA flights

Hack #3: Kahului, HI (LIH > OGG > SAT)

  • Price for both tickets: $806
  • Average savings: $11 (1.35%)

See LIH to OGG flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from LIH to SAT? 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 San Antonio International Airport to Lihue Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3782 miles or 6087 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LIH to SAT flight is about 7 hour 47 minutes.

How many flights go between Lihue, HI and San Antonio, TX?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 25 available flights from LIH to SAT.


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 SAT
Destination airport name San Antonio International Airport
City San Antonio, TX
Country the United States
Latitude 29.5
Longitude -98.5


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