The average price of a 7-day trip to Kona Coast is $2,369 for a solo traveler, $4,255 for a couple, and $7,976 for a family of 4. Kona Coast hotels range from $103 to $470 per night with an average of $182, while most vacation rentals will cost $310 to $680 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Ellison Onizuka Kona International at Keahole Airport (KOA) are between $909 and $1,537 per person for economy flights and $2,852 to $4,823 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $77 to $136 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.

 

 

The Cheapest Times to Visit Kona Coast, HI, US

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to KOA and stay in a Kona Coast hotel:

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • August 13th to December 9th (except the week of November 19th)

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Kona Coast is usually early September.

 

Average Kona Coast Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Kona Coast for a week is $1,830-$3,437($261-$491 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $77 to $136 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $517 to $1,291 for economy

Lodging: $131 to $199 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $129 to $158 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Kona Coast for a week is $3,670-$6,172($524-$882 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $154 to $272 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,034 to $2,582 for economy

Lodging: $131 to $199 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $129 to $158 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Kona Coast for a week is $5,388-$11,360($770-$1,623 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $308 to $544 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,068 to $5,164 for economy

Lodging: $262 to $398 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $194 to $237 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Kona Coast

How cheap can you make a vacation to Kona Coast? The cheapest trip to Kona Coast is about $186 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 0% of rentals are available in the $0 to $100 range for an entire place, and vacation rentals can be booked for as low as $182 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 $85.

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 Kona Coast for a week is $1,300-$3,109($186-$444 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $39 to $78 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $517 to $1,291 for economy

Lodging: $85 to $103 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $182 to $212 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Kona Coast for a week is $2,090-$4,946($299-$707 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $78 to $156 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,034 to $2,582 for economy

Lodging: $85 to $103 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $182 to $212 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Kona Coast for a week is $4,180-$9,256($597-$1,322 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $156 to $312 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,068 to $5,164 for economy

Lodging: $170 to $206 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $273 to $318 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very difficult to travel to Kona Coast cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Kona Coast Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Kona Coast for a week is $4,242-$12,956($606-$1,851 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $162 to $272 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,386 to $2,892 for first class

Lodging: $287 to $470 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $680 to $1,360 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Kona Coast for a week is $6,762-$17,752($966-$2,536 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $324 to $544 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,772 to $5,784 for first class

Lodging: $287 to $470 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $680 to $1,360 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Kona Coast for a week is $13,524-$31,424($1,932-$4,489 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $648 to $1,088 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $5,544 to $11,568 for first class

Lodging: $574 to $940 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $1,088 to $2,040 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Kona Coast Hotel Prices

The cost of staying in Kona Coast is much higher than the average city. On average hotels are less expensive than vacation rentals. Luxury vacation rentals are more expensive in Kona Coast 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.

Kona Coast 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 Kona Coast 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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Percent of rentals

There are a healthy amount of vacation rentals serving all budgets in Kona Coast.

 

Flight Costs to Kona Coast

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $1,537 average in late December to a low of $909 in early September. Median flight price is $942. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Kona Coast our data includes 404 originating airports, and 112 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Kona Coast from an airport like Shevchenko (SCO) in Aktau (Kazakhstan) for an average $8,173 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Daniel K Inouye International (HNL) in Honolulu, HI (the United States) at an average of just $125.

 

Average Flight Cost by Season

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Worldwide Flight Prices

Average Flight Cost by Day of Week

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Departure Day Prices
Return Day Prices

 

The cheapest day to fly in is typically Tuesday, and the cheapest day to fly back is usually Tuesday. Click here to see data for the cost of flights from your airport. In Kona Coast, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $629, so you can easily save about 69% 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 Kona Coast can easily cost $590 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $39 per person. Private tours can cost $1171 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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