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The cheapest times to fly from SEA to KOA are

  • January 1st to March 4th (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 23rd to May 13th
  • August 13th to November 18th

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 SEA to KOA is early September. Prices can be as high as $1069 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $398 for Tuesday flights around early September.

 

When to Fly to Kailua-Kona

Flying from Seattle, WA (SEA) to Kona, HI (KOA) will usually cost between $407 to $777 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 $424. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $866. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $442 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $516 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SEA to KOA flight.

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

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SEA to KOA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SEA to KOA flight is cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Seattle. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, which is far 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 $100 (16%) 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 $496. Return trip prices are from the KOA to SEA flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from SEA to KOA can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 5 hour 49 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 SEA to KOA while comparing.

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

  • 84 miles (135 km) away from KOA
  • Usually 0.78% less expensive than KOA
  • Nonstop flights available

See SEA to OGG flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, China Eastern, Delta, Fiji Airways, Hawaiian, Mokulele Airlines, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Ellison Onizuka Kona International at Keahole Airport to Seattle/Tacoma International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2688 miles or 4326 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SEA to KOA flight is about 5 hour 49 minutes.

How many flights go between Seattle, WA and Kona, HI?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 63 available flights from SEA to KOA.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeSEA
Origination airport nameSeattle/Tacoma International Airport
CitySeattle, WA
Countrythe United States
Latitude47.5
Longitude-122.3

Return Airport

Destination codeKOA
Destination airport nameEllison Onizuka Kona International at Keahole Airport
CityKona, HI
Countrythe United States
Latitude19.7
Longitude-156

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from SEA to KOA tend to depart as late as the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 27% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 14% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave KOA heading for SEA about 10 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Kona, HI is about 5 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Delta: 17 minutes late
  • Alaska: 6 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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