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Cheap Flights from Honolulu to San Francisco, CA, United States - HNL to SFO Last modified: May 28, 2016 7:14 AM

Popular flights from Honolulu to San Francisco Last modified: May 28, 2016 7:14 AM

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

Alaska Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 28, 2016 Sep 4, 2016 $471
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 1, 2016 Jun 8, 2016 $395
Jun 1, 2016 Jun 9, 2016 $395
Jun 2, 2016 Jun 6, 2016 $395
Jun 2, 2016 Jun 8, 2016 $395
Jun 2, 2016 Jun 9, 2016 $395
Hawaiian Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 17, 2016 Aug 31, 2016 $438
Aug 17, 2016 Aug 23, 2016 $438
Aug 17, 2016 Aug 21, 2016 $438
Aug 17, 2016 Aug 21, 2016 $438
Aug 18, 2016 Aug 22, 2016 $438
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 4, 2016 Aug 16, 2016 $513
Aug 8, 2016 Aug 19, 2016 $513
Aug 8, 2016 Aug 18, 2016 $513
Aug 9, 2016 Aug 19, 2016 $513
Aug 9, 2016 Aug 16, 2016 $513
Virgin America
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 17, 2016 Aug 23, 2016 $438
Aug 17, 2016 Aug 31, 2016 $438
Aug 17, 2016 Aug 21, 2016 $438
Aug 24, 2016 Sep 7, 2016 $438
Aug 24, 2016 Sep 6, 2016 $438

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Honolulu to San Francisco (HNL to SFO)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Honolulu to San Francisco, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $440.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Honolulu to San Francisco (HNL to SFO)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Honolulu to San Francisco based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should you book flights from Honolulu to San Francisco

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from Honolulu to San Francisco should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $551 $395
7-14 days $540 $453
14-21 days $578 $597
21-30 days $533 $542
30-60 days $493 $497
60-90 days $438 $442
90+ days $438 $442

Cheapest Day To Fly from Honolulu to San Francisco

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from Honolulu to San Francisco.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$455 $438 $395 $395 $438 $505 $453

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Honolulu to San Francisco

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from Honolulu to San Francisco.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Honolulu San Francisco American 5/31/16 6/7/16 2 $484
June Honolulu San Francisco American 6/1/16 6/8/16 1 $395
July Honolulu San Francisco Hawaiian 7/11/16 7/19/16 0 $493
August Honolulu San Francisco Hawaiian 8/17/16 8/21/16 0 $438
September Honolulu San Francisco Hawaiian 9/2/16 9/6/16 0 $438
October Honolulu San Francisco Hawaiian 10/4/16 10/11/16 0 $438
November Honolulu San Francisco Hawaiian 11/2/16 11/8/16 0 $438
December Honolulu San Francisco Hawaiian 12/1/16 12/4/16 0 $451

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from Honolulu to San Francisco

If you're ready to take a trip in the next 30 days and want to fly on the weekend, you might be wondering which weekend is the cheapest to fly. The chart below shows up-to-date data regarding weekend flight prices from Honolulu to San Francisco.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$588
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$588 $689
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$689 $588
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$588 $588
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$588 $588
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$588

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Honolulu to San Francisco (HNL to SFO)

Your Honolulu to San Francisco flight can be significantly cheaper by choosing a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Honolulu to San Francisco is $521.

The average price for non-stop flights from Honolulu to San Francisco is $502.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Honolulu to San Francisco.

Nonstop Flight Details from Honolulu to San Francisco
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Hawaiian 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 13:05 13:05
United 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 06:19 22:55
Virgin America 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 11:55 11:55

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Honolulu to San Francisco (HNL to SFO)

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Honolulu to San Francisco. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Honolulu to San Francisco is $270.

The average price for round trip flights from Honolulu to San Francisco is $492.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Kona to San Francisco American, Alaska, Hawaiian, United $615
Kahului to San Francisco American, Alaska, Hawaiian, United, Virgin America $418
Kauai Island to San Francisco American, Alaska, Hawaiian, United $595
Hoolehua to San Francisco Hawaiian Check Dates
Lanai City to San Francisco Hawaiian Check Dates
Honolulu to Oakland American, Alaska, Allegiant, Hawaiian, United $438
Kahului to Oakland American, Alaska, Hawaiian, Mokulele, United $378
Kona to Oakland American, Alaska, Hawaiian, United $462
Kauai Island to Oakland American, Alaska, Hawaiian $532
Honolulu to San Jose American, Alaska, Hawaiian, United $431
Kahului to San Jose American, Alaska, Hawaiian, United $378
Kona to San Jose American, Alaska, Hawaiian $446
Hoolehua to Oakland Hawaiian Check Dates
Honolulu to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Hawaiian, United, Virgin America $484
Honolulu to Sacramento American, Alaska, Hawaiian, United $566
Kauai Island to San Jose American, Alaska, Hawaiian, United $426
Honolulu to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Hawaiian, United, Virgin America $519
Kahului to Sacramento American, Alaska, Hawaiian, United $483
Kauai Island to Sacramento American, Alaska, Hawaiian, United $591
Kona to Sacramento American, Alaska, Hawaiian, United $585
Kahului to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Hawaiian, United, Virgin America $484
Kona to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Hawaiian, Mokulele, United $548
Hoolehua to San Jose Hawaiian Check Dates
Kauai Island to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Hawaiian, United $641
Honolulu to Monterey American, United $647
Honolulu to Reno American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $555
Honolulu to Santa Rosa American, Alaska $862
Honolulu to Phoenix American, Alaska, Hawaiian, United $458
Honolulu to Seattle American, Alaska, Hawaiian, United, Virgin America $451
Honolulu to San Diego American, Alaska, Allegiant, Hawaiian, United, Virgin America $478

Airlines Flying from Honolulu to San Francisco (HNL to SFO) Number of flights searched: 94Last modified: May 28, 2016 7:14 AM

Below are the different airlines that fly from Honolulu to San Francisco with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from Honolulu to San Francisco.

Honolulu to San Francisco
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American PHX X X X X X X X
Alaska SEA X X X X X X X
Delta SLC X X X X X X X
Hawaiian - X X X X X X X
Hawaiian OGG X X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X
United LAX X X X X X X X
Virgin America - X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Honolulu and San Francisco, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Honolulu to San Francisco Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is a direct flight from Honolulu to San Francisco?
Answer: The average Honolulu to San Francisco flight time is 5 hours and 12 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Honolulu and San Francisco?
Answer: The distance from Honolulu to San Francisco is 2394 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Honolulu to San Francisco?
Answer: There are 56 direct flights from Honolulu to San Francisco.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Honolulu to San Francisco?
Answer: United Airlines provides 75% of the non-stop flights between Honolulu and San Francisco.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Honolulu to San Francisco?
Answer: Los Angeles, CA
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