The cheapest times to fly from LIH to TPA are
- January 8th to March 4th
- 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 TPA is mid to late August. Prices can be as high as $1500 for Saturday flights during late November to early December, or as low as $554 for Tuesday flights around mid to late August.
When to Fly to Tampa
Flying from Lihue, HI (LIH) to Tampa, FL (TPA) will usually cost between $637 to $1120 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 $624. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late November to early December, with an average price of $1078. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $454 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $865 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LIH to TPA flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the LIH to TPA route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the LIH to TPA 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
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 $147 (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 $806. Return trip prices are from the TPA to LIH flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from LIH to TPA 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 32 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 TPA while comparing.
- 81 miles (130 km) away from TPA
- Usually 12.95% less expensive than TPA
- 1-layover flights available
- 122 miles (196 km) away from TPA
- Usually 2.08% less expensive than TPA
- 2-layover flights available
Flight Hacking LIH to TPA
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 TPA — but Champion Traveler does!
- Price for both tickets: $840
- Average savings: $26 (2.95%)
- Price for both tickets: $844
- Average savings: $22 (2.49%)
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from LIH to TPA? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Frontier, Hawaiian, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Tampa International Airport to Lihue Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 4749 miles or 7643 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from LIH to TPA?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop LIH to TPA flight is about 9 hour 32 minutes.
How many flights go between Lihue, HI and Tampa, FL?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 25 available flights from LIH to TPA.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Lihue Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Tampa International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
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