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There are 4 ways to get from Sydney to Lihue Airport (LIH) by plane, train or bus

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Fly from Sydney  •  13h 34m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Lihue (LIH) SYD - LIH

3 alternative options

Train to Newcastle, fly  •  22h 15m

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Hamilton Station
  2. Fly from Newcastle (NTL) to Lihue (LIH) NTL - LIH

Train to Orange, fly  •  22h

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Bathurst Station
  2. Fly from Orange (OAG) to Lihue (LIH) OAG - LIH

Train, bus to Mudgee, fly  •  25h 49m

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Lithgow Station
  2. Take the bus from Lithgow Station, Railway Pde, Bay 3 to Mudgee Town Coach Stop, Market St
  3. Fly from Mudgee (DGE) to Lihue (LIH) DGE - LIH

Sydney (SYD) to Lihue (LIH) flights

64 Weekly Planes
15h 5m Average Duration
$766 Cheapest Price
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  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Lihue Airport (LIH) is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Lihue Airport (LIH) is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Lihue Airport (LIH) is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800-232-4636.

No, returning to Australia from United States is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 3 Aug 2022
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The cost-effective way to get from Sydney to Lihue Airport (LIH) is to fly, which costs $1,000 - $4,500 and takes 13h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to Lihue Airport (LIH) is to fly which costs $1,000 - $4,500 and takes 13h 34m.

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The distance between Sydney and Lihue Airport (LIH) is 5074 miles.

It takes approximately 13h 34m to get from Sydney to Lihue Airport (LIH), including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Sydney Airport to Lihue Airport. The quickest flight takes 11h 37m and has one stopover.

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Lihue Airport (LIH) is 20h behind Sydney. It is currently 11:48 AM in Sydney and 3:48 PM in Lihue Airport (LIH).

Jetstar, American Airlines, United Airlines and Hawaiian Airlines offer flights from Sydney Airport to Lihue Airport.

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There are 517+ hotels available in Lihue Airport (LIH). Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Sydney Airport is to train which takes 22 min and costs $18 - $21.

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Map of how to get from Sydney to Lihue Airport (LIH).
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  • Distance: 5074.4 miles
  • Duration: 13h 34m

What companies run services between Sydney, NSW, Australia and Lihue Airport (LIH), USA?

Hawaiian Airlines, Qantas and three other airlines fly from Sydney to Lihue Airport (LIH) every 3 hours.

Airlines
Hawaiian Airlines
Website
hawaiianairlines.com
Flights from Sydney to Lihue via Honolulu
Ave. Duration
11h 24m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,000
Flights from Sydney to Lihue via Honolulu, Kahului
Ave. Duration
14h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,400 - $3,100
Flights from Newcastle to Lihue via Melbourne, Honolulu
Ave. Duration
19h 7m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $4,100
Flights from Newcastle to Lihue via Sydney, Honolulu
Ave. Duration
18h 9m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $3,500
Flights from Newcastle to Lihue via Brisbane, Sydney, Honolulu
Ave. Duration
16h 59m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$1,300 - $4,500
Flights from Newcastle to Lihue via Melbourne, Sydney, Honolulu
Ave. Duration
19h 7m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,700 - $4,000
Flights from Newcastle to Lihue via Gold Coast, Sydney, Honolulu
Ave. Duration
19h 7m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,700 - $3,900
Flights from Newcastle to Lihue via Brisbane, Melbourne, Honolulu
Ave. Duration
19h 52m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $4,600
Flights from Newcastle to Lihue via Sydney, Honolulu, Kahului
Ave. Duration
21h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$1,600 - $3,600
Flights from Newcastle to Lihue via Melbourne, Honolulu, Kahului
Ave. Duration
23h 48m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $4,200
Flights from Orange to Lihue via Sydney, Honolulu
Ave. Duration
16h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,300 - $3,900
Flights from Orange to Lihue via Sydney, Honolulu, Kahului
Ave. Duration
18h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,600 - $4,100
Flights from Mudgee to Lihue via Sydney, Honolulu
Ave. Duration
17h 27m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $2,400
Flights from Mudgee to Lihue via Sydney, Honolulu, Kahului
Ave. Duration
19h 50m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $2,400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Sydney to Lihue via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
20h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,800 - $6,500
Flights from Sydney to Lihue via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
22h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,800 - $6,500
Flights from Newcastle to Lihue via Brisbane, Sydney, Honolulu
Ave. Duration
17h 7m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$1,700 - $4,900
Flights from Newcastle to Lihue via Sydney, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
22h 28m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$2,100 - $7,000
Flights from Orange to Lihue via Sydney, Honolulu
Ave. Duration
14h 27m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$1,600 - $4,500
Flights from Orange to Lihue via Sydney, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
22h 38m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$2,100 - $7,500
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Lihue via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
21h 38m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,700 - $7,500
Flights from Orange to Lihue via Sydney, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
24h 13m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$2,000 - $9,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Sydney to Lihue via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
21h 38m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,700 - $7,500
Train operators
Transport NSW

Transport for NSW manages public transport for Australia’s New South Wales region, including metro, train, bus, ferry, light rail and coach. Hubs include Sydney, Byron Bay, Newcastle and Wollongong. Use an Opal card for cheapest fares in greater Sydney, the Blue Mountains, Central Coast, the Hunter and the Illawarra. Tickets for regional train and bus services need to be booked before travel (Opal cards are not accepted).

Contact Details
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Hamilton Station
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Transport NSW
Opal card
$6 - $9
Opal single trip ticket
$7 - $10
Train from Central Station to Lithgow Station
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
Transport NSW
Opal card
$6 - $8
Opal single trip ticket
$7 - $10
Intercity Train
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Bathurst Station
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Lithgow Station
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
transportnsw.info
NSW TrainLink
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Bathurst Station
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
NSW TrainLink Train
Economy
$21 - $35
First Class
$30 - $45
Train from Central Station to Lithgow Station
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
NSW TrainLink Train
Economy
$16 - $25
First Class
$23 - $35
Bus operators
NSW TrainLink
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Lithgow Station, Railway Pde, Bay 3 to Mudgee Town Coach Stop, Market St
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
NSW TrainLink Train

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