The average price of a 7-day trip to Kailua (Oahu) is $2,063 for a solo traveler, $3,705 for a couple, and $6,946 for a family of 4. Kailua (Oahu) hotels range from $73 to $331 per night with an average of $128, while most vacation rentals will cost $220 to $1000 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Daniel K Inouye International Airport (HNL) are between $1,035 and $1,723 per person for economy flights and $3,248 to $5,407 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $47 to $95 per person per day for transportation and enjoying local restaurants.

See below for average, budget, and luxury trip costs. You can also look up flight costs from your airport for more tailored flight pricing.

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The Cheapest Times to Visit Kailua (Oahu), HI, US

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to HNL and stay in a Kailua (Oahu) hotel:

  • January 8th to March 11th
  • August 13th to December 9th (except the week of November 19th)

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Kailua (Oahu) is usually mid to late September.

 

Average Kailua (Oahu) Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Kailua (Oahu) for a week is $1,456-$3,242($208-$463 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $47 to $95 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $575 to $1,551 for economy

Lodging: $92 to $122 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $140 to $171 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Kailua (Oahu) for a week is $3,280-$5,802($469-$829 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $94 to $190 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,150 to $3,102 for economy

Lodging: $92 to $122 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $140 to $171 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Kailua (Oahu) for a week is $4,720-$10,508($674-$1,501 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $188 to $380 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,300 to $6,204 for economy

Lodging: $184 to $244 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $224 to $274 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Kailua (Oahu)

How cheap can you make a vacation to Kailua (Oahu)? The cheapest trip to Kailua (Oahu) is about $126 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 1% of rentals are available in the $0 to $100 range for an entire place, and vacation rentals can be booked for as low as $20 per night. These inexpensive rentals must be booked as early as possible and may not be in the most desirable areas. 1-star hotels are more likely to be available, with rooms starting at around $61.

Even cheaper trips are possible depending on where you live and whether you can drive. Check the cheapest times to fly for more saving ideas.

Budget Solo Traveler

The lowest cost for one person to visit Kailua (Oahu) for a week is $884-$2,374($126-$339 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $27 to $55 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $575 to $1,551 for economy

Lodging: $61 to $73 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $20 to $60 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Kailua (Oahu) for a week is $1,648-$4,310($235-$616 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $54 to $110 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,150 to $3,102 for economy

Lodging: $61 to $73 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $20 to $60 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Kailua (Oahu) for a week is $3,236-$8,620($462-$1,231 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $108 to $220 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,300 to $6,204 for economy

Lodging: $122 to $146 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $30 to $84 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very difficult to travel to Kailua (Oahu) cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Kailua (Oahu) Trip

There is no true ceiling on the cost of a luxury trip, so our estimates are based on what most people do in Kailua (Oahu).

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Kailua (Oahu) for a week is $2,752-$16,124($393-$2,303 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $85 to $200 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,173 to $3,924 for first class

Lodging: $164 to $331 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $1,000 to $1,800 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Kailua (Oahu) for a week is $4,520-$21,448($646-$3,064 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $170 to $400 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,346 to $7,848 for first class

Lodging: $164 to $331 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $1,000 to $1,800 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Kailua (Oahu) for a week is $9,040-$37,496($1,291-$5,357 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $340 to $800 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $4,692 to $15,696 for first class

Lodging: $328 to $662 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $1,500 to $2,700 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Kailua (Oahu) Hotel Prices

The cost of staying in Kailua (Oahu) is much higher than the average city. On average hotels are less expensive than vacation rentals. Luxury vacation rentals are more expensive in Kailua (Oahu) due to very high property costs. The graphs below show how much cost can vary depending on the type of experience you’re looking for.

Kailua (Oahu) Lodging Cost by Star Status

The average price for the class of hotel is on the (y) axis. The hotel class (out of 5 stars) is on the (x) axis.

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Hotel Price

Prices are based on Kailua (Oahu) hotel averages and may not reflect current prices. In some cases, we extrapolate prices to estimate costs, and hotels with your desired star rating may not be available.

Vacation Rental Prices

The percent of vacation rentals in the price range is on the left (y) axis. Price range is on the bottom (x) axis.

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There are a healthy amount of vacation rentals serving all budgets in Kailua (Oahu).

 

Flight Costs to Kailua (Oahu)

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $1,723 average in late December to a low of $1,035 in mid to late September. Median flight price is $988. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Kailua (Oahu) our data includes 777 originating airports, and 171 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Kailua (Oahu) from an airport like Eindhoven (EIN) in Eindhoven (the Netherlands) for an average $12,085 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Molokai (MKK) in Hoolehua, HI (the United States) at an average of just $114.

 

Average Flight Cost by Season

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Average Flight Cost by Day of Week

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Return Day Prices

 

The cheapest day to fly in is typically Tuesday, and the cheapest day to fly back is usually Wednesday. Click here to see data for the cost of flights from your airport. In Kailua (Oahu), the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $688, so you can easily save about 66% simply by using our free flight guides and booking in advance.

 

Daily Expenses Budget

Daily vacation expenses vary more based on what you’re interested in doing. A fine dining restaurant with drinks around Kailua (Oahu) can easily cost $410 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $27 per person. Private tours can cost $825 per day, but self-guided tours to see the outdoor sights can be free. Costs vary wildly, so recommendations are made based on the cost of living and averages we see for this type of vacation.

 

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