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When planning your trip to Kauai the first two things to consider is when to go and how to get there.  Air travel is the most obvious choice for most travelers planning how they are getting to Kauai.  Airline travel varies from season to season and air fares are usually pretty competitive. The best way to get to Kauai is a direct flight from the west or east coast hubs. If you can’t find a direct flight, a short hop from Maui or Honolulu International Airport is not too painful.

Find Kauai Airlines and Flights to Kauai and start planning your Kauai Vacation. Kauai is a beautiful vacation destination for families, romance travel, destination weddings and business travel. Kauai has been voted one of the most desired destinations in the world. Your trip can be made easier by using the resources found on to help plan and organize your trip.

Flight Times to Kauai

San Fransisco 5 Hours
Los Angeles 5 Hours
San Jose 5 Hours
Seatle 5 Hours
Chicago 12 Hours
Denver 10 Hours
Phoenix 6 Hours
Vancouver British Columbia 5 Hours
New York 10 Hours

Airline Carriers To Hawaii

Hawaiian Airlines 800-367-5320
Alaska Airlines 800-252-7522
American Airlines 800-443-7300
Continental/ United 800-241-6522
Delta Airlines 800-221-1212
Island Carriers
Hawaiian Airlines 800-367-5320

There are over 30 direct flights to Kauai from the US Mainland. Hawaiian Airlines offers some of the lowest fares.

Lihue (LIH) airport, the only commercial Airport on Kauai. Lihue (LIH) pronounced lee-HU-ay (“ay” as in bay), handles arrivals on Kauai. The Lihue terminal is small, modern, efficient and is centrally located on the east side of Kauai. A short twenty minute flight to Kauai on a inter-island carrier will fly directly into Lihue Airport from Honolulu International Airport. As you approach Kauai you will see unforgettable aerial views of Hauupu Ridge, Nawiliwili Bay and Kilohana Crater—all dramatic reminders of Kauai’s reputation as The Garden Island.

Hawaii does not participate in daylight savings. During the winter months Hawaii is three hours behind west coast time and six hours behind east coast time. Hawaii is the 50th state and does have the same passport/visa requirements as the continental United States. US citizens need only their drivers license or other ID that proves citizenship.