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Flights To Kauai

As your plane arrives at the Lihue Airport (LIH), gaze out the window at the vast expanses of sandy beaches, the towering cliffs of the Napali Coast, lush green fauna, and pristine cityscape. The anticipation will build inside of you as you realize that your tropical dream vacation is about to start. The cultural hub of Lihue is the perfect home base for all of your Kauai adventures. Upon arrival in the vibrant city, you might want to shop for souvenirs. Lihue is known for its small quintessential shops where you can find locally-grown coffee, Kukui guava jams, aloha shirts, sunrise papayas, and handmade jewelry. After an afternoon of shopping, grab a bite at a local eatery. The variety of foods might seem endless, as you can choose from Japanese, Italian, American, Chinese, Korean, or Filipino cuisine. After you have refueled yourself on some hearty grub, check out the local theme bars where you can enjoy hula shows and fire dancing.

Transportation from LIH

Passengers on flights to Lihue have a variety of transportation options upon their arrival. Most passengers find hotels near the Lihue airport because they offer free airport transfer services. Another option is the Kaua'i Bus, which provides transportation to Lihue and other areas. As you exit the airport terminal, look for the buses. Each bus has a destination sign on the front and curbside of the bus. All major car rental companies have kiosks to serve passengers disembarking from Lihue flights. The car rental kiosks are located across the street from the terminal building. You will see them as you exit the baggage claim. Curbside taxis are also available at the baggage claim areas.

Explore All of Kauai from Lihue

During the day, you will want to explore everything that Kauai has to offer. Kayak the Wailua River, play a game of golf, check out the sugar plantation of Grove Farm Homestead, and take in the beauty of Opaekaa Falls. With Travelocity, you can bundle vacation packages to Lihue that feature affordable airfare, entertainment tickets, and hotel deals. Save up to $537 when you book a hotel and flight at the same time. Cheap flights to Lihue will help make your tropical Kauai dream a reality.

Need insider tips on must-see attractions in Kauai Island? Check out our Kauai Island travel guide!

Kauai Flights - Frequently Asked Questions

  • Where can I find cheap flights to Kauai?

    We know you're looking for the best flights at the lowest fares, so we found some of the sweetest deals in town just for you. Check out the top flight deals to Kauai. Act quickly and score yourself a bargain!\n\n* United has a flight from to Kauai departing on 6/4/19 and returning on 6/8/19 all for only $448.00 per person.* [Book these United flights!](/go/flight/search/roundtrip/2019-06-04/2019-06-08?FromAirport=LAX&ToAirport=LIH&Airline=UA&NumAdult=1)\n* Delta has a flight from to Kauai departing on 6/18/19 and returning on 6/22/19 all for only $605.00 per person.* [Book these Delta flights!](/go/flight/search/roundtrip/2019-06-18/2019-06-22?FromAirport=SFO&ToAirport=LIH&Airline=DL&NumAdult=1)\n* Alaska Airlines has a flight from to Kauai departing on 5/31/19 and returning on 6/4/19 all for only $776.00 per person.* [Book these Alaska Airlines flights!](/go/flight/search/roundtrip/2019-05-31/2019-06-04?FromAirport=JFK&ToAirport=LIH&Airline=AS&NumAdult=1)\n\n*Prices vary and will be updated when you view current flight availability results. Deals displayed here are based on flight pricing and availability as of April 15th, 2019 and may change as you get closer to the actual flight date. Deals displayed whose dates are in the past are no longer valid.\n
  • What are the most popular airlines that fly to Kauai?

    Some of the most popular airlines flying to Kauai are below. But before you check those out, we've got a secret for you. Did you know the airlines that fly to Kauai most frequently could also have the lowest airfares? So aim for the airlines that fly to Kauai most often and save a little extra on your next flight:\n\n* Hawaiian Airlines Flies 214 flights per week between and Kauai.\n* American Airlines Flies 93 flights per week between and Kauai.\n* United Airlines Flies 78 flights per week between and Kauai.\n
  • Which hotels are located near airports or major attractions in Kauai?

    We've put together a list of hotels in Kauai close to airports and popular sights to see. Check out the hotels below. All of them are within proximity to must-see attractions and major airports in and around the city of Kauai.\n\n* [Sheraton Kauai Resort]( This hotel sits on Poipu Beach, renowned for unspoiled white sand, swaying coco palms, and breathtaking sunsets. Kiahuna Golf Course, Spouting Horn, and the town of Koloa are all within a 10-minute drive. This hotel has a 4.00 star rating.\n* [Courtyard by Marriott Kauai at Coconut Beach]( Across from East Kauai's Coconut Marketplace, this beachfront hotel is a popular spot for catching sunsets and whale-watching; Spouting Horn, Kilauea Lighthouse, and Poipu Beach are 30 minutes away. This hotel has a 3.50 star rating.\n* [Aston Islander on the Beach]( Located on a nearly deserted beach, this East Kauai resort hotel offers sweeping views of the Pacific and provides a central location for exploring both North and South Kauai. This hotel has a 3.00 star rating.\n* [Kauai Marriott Resort]( Just 1.5 miles from Lihue Airport on Kauai's east coast, this Hawaiian resort drops down a lush hillside to a crescent beach on Kalapaki Bay and is adjacent to 2 golf courses and a tennis center. This hotel has a 4.00 star rating.\n
  • What are the top attractions in Kauai?

    Kauai has over 87 points of interest for you to choose from. We suggest checking out Poipu Beach and Hanalei Bay first because they are the most popular attractions in Kauai. Don't forget about other highly recommended spots like Na Pali Coast State Park, Tunnels Beach, and Lawai Beach. Get out there and see what the city has to offer on your trip to Kauai!
  • What are the top car rental deals?

    Get around Kauai with ease after booking one of our great car hire deals. Check out our deals on the best car hires in Kauai to get started:\n\n* Compact or Better---a Standard car from Advantage---starting at only $39.00 per day.*\n* Compact or Larger, We pick the car---a Standard car from Dollar---starting at only $40.00 per day.*\n* Compact or Larger, We pick the car---a Standard car from Thrifty---starting at only $40.00 per day.*\n\n*Prices vary and will be updated when you view current car hire availability results. Deals displayed here are based on car hire pricing and availability as of April 15th, 2019 and may change as you get closer to the actual rental date. Deals displayed whose dates are in the past are no longer valid.\n

FAQs about Kauai Flights

Which airlines fly to Kauai?

Book a fare with one of the 13 airlines that travel to Kauai and enjoy an exciting new adventure. Carriers with outstanding reviews include:

  • Hawaiian Airlines
  • Japan Airlines
  • American Airlines
What airport is best to fly into Kauai?

You won't have to consider flight options into numerous airports when planning a trip to Kauai. Lihue, HI Airport (LIH) is the city's sole airport, and is situated 12 miles (20 kilometers) from the downtown action.

How to get through airport security fast when traveling to Kauai

These useful hints and tips about airport security checks will save you lots of time on your way to Kauai:

  • Keep your boarding pass and passport within easy reach. They'll be the first things you'll be asked to produce by security personnel.
  • Keep in mind that belts with metal buckles can set off the body scanner's alarms. If you're wearing one, you may be told to step back and remove it before moving forward.
  • Make sure your phone, laptop and other electronic devices are easy to reach. These items need to be put through the X-ray machine separately.
  • When you approach the security checkpoint, you'll be asked to place all creams, gels and liquids in a separate tub for inspection. Make sure they're all stored in containers smaller than 3.4 ounces (100 milliliters) and sealed in a clear zip-lock bag.
  • Untie your shoelaces in preparation for entering the body scanner. Depending on the type of shoes you're wearing, security may tell you to take them off.
  • Some destinations have strict biosecurity laws. Consider where you're headed to and whether or not you're allowed to fly with fresh fruit and other foods.
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