The cheapest times to fly from RDD to KOA are

  • January 1st to February 11th
  • May 21st to June 3rd
  • August 6th to December 16th (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 RDD to KOA is mid October. Prices can be as high as $1524 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $780 for Tuesday flights around mid October.


When to Fly to Kailua-Kona

Flying from Redding, CA (RDD) to Kona, HI (KOA) will usually cost between $824 to $1126 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid October with an average ticket price of $818. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1251. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $433 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $935 can be considered a good price for a round-trip RDD to KOA flight.

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

RDD to KOA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the RDD to KOA flight is priced close to the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Redding. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.24, which is 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 $95 (9%) 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 $912. Return trip prices are from the KOA to RDD 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 RDD 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 5 hour 23 minutes may not be realistic.


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

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

  • Price for both tickets: $734
  • Average savings: $201 (21.5%)

See RDD to SAN flights

Hack #2: Los Angeles, CA (RDD > LAX > KOA)

  • Price for both tickets: $833
  • Average savings: $102 (10.91%)

See RDD to LAX flights

Hack #3: Seattle, WA (RDD > SEA > KOA)

  • Price for both tickets: $854
  • Average savings: $81 (8.66%)

See RDD to SEA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Fiji Airways, Hawaiian, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2450 miles or 3943 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop RDD to KOA flight is about 5 hour 23 minutes.

How many flights go between Redding, CA and Kona, HI?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 20 available flights from RDD to KOA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code RDD
Origination airport name Redding Municipal Airport
City Redding, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 40.5
Longitude -122.3

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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