The cheapest times to fly from LIS to KOA are

  • January 1st to March 25th
  • May 14th to May 27th
  • September 10th to September 30th
  • 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 LIS to KOA is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $1801 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $1043 for Monday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Kailua-Kona

Flying from Lisbon (LIS) to Kona, HI (KOA) will usually cost between $1051 to $1649 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $1057. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1675. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $619 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1245 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LIS to KOA flight.

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

LIS to KOA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LIS to KOA flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Lisbon. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to KOA, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into LIS. 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 $322 (15%) 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 $1236. Return trip prices are from the KOA to LIS 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 LIS to KOA can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 15 hour 8 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 LIS to KOA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Kahului Airport (OGG) in Kahului, HI

  • 84 miles (135 km) away from KOA
  • Usually 1.45% less expensive than KOA
  • 1-layover flights available

See LIS to OGG flights


Flight Hacking LIS to KOA

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 LIS to KOA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Toronto (LIS > YYZ > KOA)

  • Price for both tickets: $969
  • Average savings: $276 (22.17%)

See LIS to ZRH flights

Hack #2: Zurich (LIS > ZRH > KOA)

  • Price for both tickets: $982
  • Average savings: $263 (21.12%)

See LIS to YYZ flights

Hack #3: San Diego, CA (LIS > SAN > KOA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1023
  • Average savings: $223 (17.87%)

See LIS to SAN flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from LIS to KOA? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, American, British Airways, Delta, KLM, Lufthansa, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Ellison Onizuka Kona International at Keahole Airport to Lisboa Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7860 miles or 12649 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from LIS to KOA?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LIS to KOA flight is about 15 hour 8 minutes.

How many flights go between Lisbon and Kona, HI?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 15 available flights from LIS to KOA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LIS
Origination airport name Lisboa Airport
City Lisbon
Country Portugal
Latitude 38.8
Longitude -9.1

Return Airport

Destination code KOA
Destination airport name Ellison Onizuka Kona International at Keahole Airport
City Kona, HI
Country the United States
Latitude 19.7
Longitude -156


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