The cheapest times to fly from RHI to KOA are

  • January 1st to March 11th (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 16th to May 20th
  • October 15th 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 RHI to KOA is late January. Prices can be as high as $1897 for Saturday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $767 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Kailua-Kona

Flying from Rhinelander, WI (RHI) to Kona, HI (KOA) will usually cost between $810 to $1431 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 $839. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $1524. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $685 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1045 can be considered a good price for a round-trip RHI to KOA flight.

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

RHI to KOA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the RHI to KOA flight is priced close to the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Rhinelander. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.16, 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 RHI. 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 $180 (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 $992. Return trip prices are from the KOA to RHI 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 RHI to KOA can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 25 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: San Jose, CA (RHI > SJC > KOA)

  • Price for both tickets: $810
  • Average savings: $236 (22.54%)

See RHI to SJC flights

Hack #2: San Diego, CA (RHI > SAN > KOA)

  • Price for both tickets: $829
  • Average savings: $216 (20.67%)

See RHI to SAN flights

Hack #3: Minneapolis, MN (RHI > MSP > KOA)

  • Price for both tickets: $893
  • Average savings: $152 (14.52%)

See RHI to MSP flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, 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 Rhinelander/Oneida County Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4131 miles or 6648 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop RHI to KOA flight is about 8 hour 25 minutes.

How many flights go between Rhinelander, WI and Kona, HI?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 17 available flights from RHI to KOA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeRHI
Origination airport nameRhinelander/Oneida County Airport
CityRhinelander, WI
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeKOA
Destination airport nameEllison Onizuka Kona International at Keahole Airport
CityKona, HI
Countrythe United States


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