The cheapest times to fly from MIA to KOA are

  • January 1st to February 25th (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 23rd to May 13th (except the week of April 30th)
  • August 6th to December 9th (except the week of November 19th)

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 MIA to KOA is early September. Prices can be as high as $1602 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $540 for Tuesday flights around early September.


When to Fly to Kailua-Kona

Flying from Miami, FL (MIA) to Kona, HI (KOA) will usually cost between $563 to $1024 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $579. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1189. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $609 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $839 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MIA to KOA flight.

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

MIA to KOA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MIA to KOA flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Miami. 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 fly to KOA, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into MIA. 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 $115 (13%) 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 $773. Return trip prices are from the KOA to MIA 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 MIA 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 9 hour 35 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 MIA to KOA while comparing.

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

  • 84 miles (135 km) away from KOA
  • Usually 9.12% less expensive than KOA
  • 1-layover flights available

See MIA to OGG flights


Flight Hacking MIA 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 MIA to KOA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: San Diego, CA (MIA > SAN > KOA)

  • Price for both tickets: $746
  • Average savings: $93 (11.03%)

See MIA to SAN flights

Hack #2: San Jose, CA (MIA > SJC > KOA)

  • Price for both tickets: $795
  • Average savings: $44 (5.19%)

See MIA to SJC flights

Hack #3: Los Angeles, CA (MIA > LAX > KOA)

  • Price for both tickets: $800
  • Average savings: $39 (4.65%)

See MIA to LAX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 41 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, Air France, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, Austrian, Bangkok Airways, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, EgyptAir, El Al, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, EVA Air, Finnair, Hainan, Hawaiian, Iberia, JAL, JetBlue, Kenya Airways, KLM, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Norwegian, Qatar Airways, SAS, Shanghai Airlines, SWISS, United, Virgin Atlantic, WestJet, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4779 miles or 7691 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MIA to KOA flight is about 9 hour 35 minutes.

How many flights go between Miami, FL and Kona, HI?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 75 available flights from MIA to KOA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MIA
Origination airport name Miami International Airport
City Miami, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 25.8
Longitude -80.3

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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