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Inter-Island Flight

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Discover the inter-island flights we offer from the 600+ airlines we offer. Use our fast, easy and convenient search form to find your next flight now.

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What is an Inter-Island Flight?

Inter-island flights are flights operated in-between islands in the same region/country. It's usually a short flight in small aircraft like a narrow-body jet or a turboprop aircraft.

Inter-island flights are often for leisure purposes including visiting friends and family and tourism, or it could even be just connecting on a flight to international destinations. Inter-island flights are usually direct flights, but they could also be indirect flights depending on the airline availability. Flights could be offered by international airlines as well as niche domestic airlines.

Inter-Island Flights

To find your inter-island flights is really simple. You'll just need to put your departing and arriving destinations in our search form, select the dates, select the number of passengers to get started.

Here are a few examples of inter-island flights in the Americas and Europe:

Hawaii Inter-Island Flights

Hawaiian inter-island flights serve destinations including Lihue, Honolulu, Kahului, Kona and Hilo. Inter-island flights in Hawaii take around 30 to 55 minutes in total. Daniel K. Inouye International Airport, also known as Honolulu International Airport, is the busiest international airport in Hawaii.

Currently, there are at least three airlines flying inter-island flights in Hawaii including Hawaiian AirlinesMokulele Airlines and Southwest Airlines.

Example routes:

- Lihue (LIH) to Kona (KOA)

- Lihue (LIH) to Honolulu (HNL)

- Honolulu (HNL) to Lanai (LNY)

Caribbean Inter-Island Flights

There are around 700 islands in the Caribbean. The most popular Caribbean islands are Barbados, Jamaica, Cuba, St Lucia and Antigua. Airlines flying around the Caribbean islands include, but not limited to, Caribbean AirlinesAir CaraibesLIATCayman Airways and Bahamsair.

Example routes:

- Havana (HAV) to Kingston (KIN)

- Punta Cana (PUJ) to Providenciales (PLS)

- Santiago de Cuba (SCU) to Santo Domingo (SDQ)

For more information about flights in the Caribbean, please visit our page on flights around the Caribbean.

Orkney Inter-Island Flights

Orkney inter-island flights serve destinations including Eday, Stronsay, Westray, Papa Westray, Sanday and North Ronaldsay. Did you know the world's shortest flight is in Orkney between Westray and Papa Westray, it only lasts 90 seconds!

The only airline flying Orkney inter-island flights is the UK based airline, Loganair.

Example routes:

- Eday (EOI) to Kirkwall (KOI)

- Kirkwall (KOI) to Papa Westray (PPW)

- Kirkwall (KOI) to Sanday (NDY)

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Which airlines fly inter-island flights in Hawaii?

There are three airlines in Hawaii that offer inter-island flights, including Hawaiian Airlines, Mokulele Airlines and Southwest Airlines.

Until December 2020, Makani Kai Air was another airline that was operating inter-island flights in Hawaii, but it merged into Mokulele Airlines.

Can you drive instead of flying?

Unfortunately not, unless there are tunnels/bridges built in place, but it's highly unlikely.

However, if you are a nervous flyer, there might be ferry services instead of flying.

How long does inter-island flights last?

Usually, they are short-haul routes but depending on where you are flying to and from, it could last as little as 90 seconds or a maximum of a few hours. These routes are often flown by a narrow-body aircraft or a turboprop aircraft.

How do I find inter-island flights?

You simply need to enter the departing and arriving airports, travel dates and the number of passengers traveling in our search form to find the inter-island flight for you. We offer more than 600 airlines at Alternative Airlines including international and domestic carriers, so you're always going to find your preferred flights.

Do you sell Air Tahiti inter-island flights?

Yes! We do sell tickets from Air Tahiti flights. You can pay for their flights using the 40+ payment methods we offer and in the 160+ currencies we offer.