The cheapest times to fly from OGG to LIH are

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • March 26th to May 6th
  • August 20th to November 25th (except the weeks of September 17th, October 8th, and October 29th)

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 OGG to LIH is late January. Prices can be as high as $249 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $147 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Kauai

Flying from Kahului, HI (OGG) to Lihue, HI (LIH) will usually cost between $168 to $208 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $168. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $220. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $52 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $191 can be considered a good price for a round-trip OGG to LIH flight.

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

OGG to LIH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the OGG to LIH flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Kahului. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.59, which is above 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 $12 (6%) 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 $185. Return trip prices are from the LIH to OGG 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 OGG to LIH can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 21 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from OGG to LIH while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Daniel K Inouye International Airport (HNL) in Honolulu, HI

  • 102 miles (164 km) away from LIH
  • Usually 36.91% less expensive than LIH
  • Nonstop flights available

See OGG to HNL flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from OGG to LIH? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Hawaiian, Philippine Airlines, Southwest, United, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Lihue Airport to Kahului Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 201 miles or 323 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop OGG to LIH flight is about 1 hour 21 minutes.

How many flights go between Kahului, HI and Lihue, HI?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 65 available flights from OGG to LIH.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code OGG
Origination airport name Kahului Airport
City Kahului, HI
Country the United States
Latitude 20.9
Longitude -156.4

Return Airport

Destination code LIH
Destination airport name Lihue Airport
City Lihue, HI
Country the United States
Latitude 22
Longitude -159.3


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from OGG to LIH tend to depart late far less frequently than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 21% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 20% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave LIH heading for OGG about 1 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Lihue, HI is about 2 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

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