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Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Honolulu, HI, United States - SFO to HNL

Popular flights from San Francisco to Honolulu

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 18, 2016 Aug 23, 2016 $418
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 4, 2016 May 11, 2016 $415
May 5, 2016 May 11, 2016 $415
May 5, 2016 May 16, 2016 $415
May 8, 2016 May 12, 2016 $415
May 9, 2016 May 25, 2016 $415
Hawaiian Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 10, 2016 May 12, 2016 $398
JetBlue Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 24, 2016 Aug 31, 2016 $549
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 10, 2016 May 26, 2016 $407
May 10, 2016 May 12, 2016 $407
May 11, 2016 May 19, 2016 $407
May 11, 2016 May 24, 2016 $407
May 11, 2016 May 25, 2016 $407
Virgin America
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 10, 2016 May 12, 2016 $398
May 18, 2016 Jun 2, 2016 $398
May 23, 2016 Jun 2, 2016 $398
May 30, 2016 Jun 2, 2016 $398

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

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from San Francisco to Honolulu, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $407.

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

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from San Francisco to Honolulu 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 San Francisco to Honolulu

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $413 $415
7-14 days $398 $402
14-21 days $398 $407
21-30 days $398 $407
30-60 days $398 $417
60-90 days $478 $487
90+ days $388 $391

Cheapest Day To Fly from San Francisco to Honolulu

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$398 $398 $398 $407 $427 $418 $407

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from San Francisco to Honolulu

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
April San Francisco Honolulu Virgin America 4/29/16 5/6/16 2 $1,441
May San Francisco Honolulu Hawaiian 5/10/16 5/12/16 0 $398
June San Francisco Honolulu Virgin America 6/1/16 6/14/16 1 $422
July San Francisco Honolulu Virgin America 7/5/16 7/6/16 0 $478
August San Francisco Honolulu Hawaiian 8/23/16 9/7/16 0 $415
September San Francisco Honolulu Alaska 9/8/16 9/15/16 0 $388
October San Francisco Honolulu Hawaiian 10/31/16 11/4/16 0 $390
November San Francisco Honolulu Alaska 11/3/16 11/7/16 0 $390

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

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 San Francisco to Honolulu.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
$508
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
$508 $456
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
$456 $505
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
$505 $508
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$508 $578
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$578

TIPSave $23 by flying into Kahului instead of Honolulu from San Francisco

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

Your San Francisco to Honolulu 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 San Francisco to Honolulu is $476.

The average price for non-stop flights from San Francisco to Honolulu is $491.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from San Francisco to Honolulu
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Hawaiian 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 09:00 09:00
United 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 07:22 19:00
Virgin America 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 08:15 08:15

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

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 San Francisco to Honolulu. 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 San Francisco to Honolulu is $265.

The average price for round trip flights from San Francisco to Honolulu is $463.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Oakland to Honolulu American, Alaska, Hawaiian, United $392
Sacramento to Honolulu American, Alaska, Hawaiian, United $525
San Jose to Honolulu American, Alaska, Hawaiian, United $398
Fresno to Honolulu American, Alaska, United $585
Reno to Honolulu American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $545
San Luis Obispo to Honolulu American, United $663
Monterey to Honolulu American, Alaska, United $737
Santa Rosa to Honolulu American, Alaska Check Dates
Modesto to HonoluluCheck Dates
Chico to HonoluluCheck Dates
Redding to Honolulu Alaska, United $707
San Francisco to Kauai Island American, Alaska, Hawaiian, United $563
San Francisco to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $272
San Francisco to Kona American, Alaska, Hawaiian, United $581
Oakland to Kauai Island American, Alaska, Hawaiian, United $456
San Francisco to Kahului American, Alaska, Hawaiian, United, Virgin America $360
San Jose to Kauai Island American, Alaska, Hawaiian $416
Sacramento to Kauai Island American, Alaska, Hawaiian, United $568
Oakland to Kahului American, Alaska, Hawaiian, United $398
Sacramento to Kahului American, Alaska, Hawaiian, United $469
San Francisco to Hoolehua Hawaiian $609
San Francisco to Lanai City Hawaiian $669
San Francisco to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United, Virgin America $132
San Jose to Kahului American, Alaska, Hawaiian, United $396
Oakland to Kona American, Alaska, Hawaiian, United $437
San Francisco to Hilo American, Alaska, Hawaiian, United $619
Reno to Kahului American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $525
Sacramento to Kona American, Alaska, Hawaiian, United $571
San Francisco to KapaluaCheck Dates
San Jose to Kona American, Alaska, Hawaiian, United $436

Airlines Flying from San Francisco to Honolulu (SFO to HNL)

Below are the different airlines that fly from San Francisco to Honolulu 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 San Francisco to Honolulu.

San Francisco to Honolulu
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American LAX X X X X X X X
Alaska SEA X X X X X X X
Alaska SEA / BLI 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
Virgin America LAX X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

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

San Francisco to Honolulu Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from San Francisco to Honolulu?
Answer: The average San Francisco to Honolulu flight time is 5 hours and 40 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between San Francisco and Honolulu?
Answer: The distance from San Francisco to Honolulu is 2394 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from San Francisco to Honolulu?
Answer: There are 49 direct flights from San Francisco to Honolulu.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from San Francisco to Honolulu?
Answer: United Airlines provides 71% of the non-stop flights between San Francisco and Honolulu.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from San Francisco to Honolulu?
Answer: Los Angeles, CA
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