Cheap flights from Honolulu (HNL) to The Big Island

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Honolulu (HNL) to The Big Island

All the information you need to plan the best HNL to KOA flight in 2022: compare Honolulu to The Big Island flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in The Big Island.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Honolulu to The Big Island?

Users have found that booking a flight from Honolulu to The Big Island at least 31 days early can save you up to 11% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 31 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Honolulu to The Big Island for as little as $123 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $123 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Honolulu to The Big Island (HNL - FUI)?

When flying from Honolulu to The Big Island, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Honolulu to The Big Island?

The best pricing can be found in the month of July. Prices to The Big Island from Honolulu average $119. You can even find prices in July for less than $119, as users have found deals to The Big Island from as low as $78. The month of June appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to The Big Island from Honolulu. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 32%.

Cheap flights from Honolulu to The Big Island in May, June 2022

The best prices found for HNL to The Big Island flights for May, June
30 Jun - 30 Jun
$83pp
HNL
Honolulu
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
KOA
Kona Intl
KOA
Kona Intl
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu
2 Jun - 2 Jun
$83pp
HNL
Honolulu
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
ITO
Hilo Intl
ITO
Hilo Intl
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu
4 Jun - 9 Jun
$89pp
HNL
Honolulu
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
KOA
Kona Intl
KOA
Kona Intl
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu

Honolulu to The Big Island 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to The Big Island from Honolulu found for this year
8 Aug - 11 Aug
$82pp
HNL
Honolulu
Southern / Mokulele
   
2 STOPS
MUE
Waimea (Kamuela) Waimea Kohala
MUE
Waimea (Kamuela) Waimea Kohala
Southern / Mokulele
   
2 STOPS
HNL
Honolulu
5 Jul - 6 Jul
$83pp
HNL
Honolulu
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
ITO
Hilo Intl
ITO
Hilo Intl
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu
30 Jun - 30 Jun
$83pp
HNL
Honolulu
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
KOA
Kona Intl
KOA
Kona Intl
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu

Non-stop flights to The Big Island from Honolulu

Save time with Honolulu to The Big Island direct flight deals
6 Jul - 6 Jul
$83pp
HNL
Honolulu
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
KOA
Kona Intl
KOA
Kona Intl
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu
5 Jul - 6 Jul
$83pp
HNL
Honolulu
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
ITO
Hilo Intl
ITO
Hilo Intl
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu
17 Oct - 2 Nov
$89pp
HNL
Honolulu
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
KOA
Kona Intl
KOA
Kona Intl
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu

Last minute flights from Honolulu to The Big Island

Late deals on round-trip flights to The Big Island from Honolulu, departing today and this week
28 May - 2 Jun
$99pp
HNL
Honolulu
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
KOA
Kona Intl
KOA
Kona Intl
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu
26 May - 26 May
$103pp
HNL
Honolulu
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
ITO
Hilo Intl
ITO
Hilo Intl
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu
25 May - 25 May
$103pp
HNL
Honolulu
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
KOA
Kona Intl
KOA
Kona Intl
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu

One-way flights to The Big Island from Honolulu

The cheapest one-way flights from Honolulu to The Big Island
12:05 pm - 12:59 pm
Hawaiian Airlines
Nonstop
0h 54m
HNL - ITO
Hawaiian Airlines
$45
Hawaiian Airlines
5:35 am - 6:31 am
Hawaiian Airlines
Nonstop
0h 56m
HNL - ITO
Hawaiian Airlines
$55
Hawaiian Airlines
2:00 am - 2:54 am
Hawaiian Airlines
Nonstop
0h 54m
HNL - ITO
Hawaiian Airlines
$70
Hawaiian Airlines

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Honolulu to The Big Island

What airport do you fly from for flights from Honolulu to The Big Island?

Most people fly from Honolulu (HNL) if they book a flight from Honolulu to The Big Island. Honolulu is conveniently located just 4.4 mi from Honolulu’s city center.

Which airlines flying from Honolulu to The Big Island have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Hawaiian Airlines, Southwest, and Juneyao Airlines are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Honolulu to The Big Island for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Honolulu to The Big Island for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Southern / Mokulele for just $82, but on average you can expect to pay $96.

Are there nonstop flights from Honolulu to The Big Island for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Honolulu to The Big Island under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Honolulu to The Big Island is less than $109.

Are there last-minute flights available from Honolulu to The Big Island for under $100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Honolulu to The Big Island within the next 7 days for less than $100.

What days are nonstop flights available from Honolulu to The Big Island?

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this Honolulu to The Big Island flight route?

This flight path from Honolulu to The Big Island was viewed by 15 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

How many flights depart from Honolulu to The Big Island on average per day?

17 flight departures from Honolulu to The Big Island per day on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 18% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 65% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 18% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Honolulu to The Big Island?

Departing from Honolulu to The Big Island will take you 45m. The distance from Honolulu to The Big Island is about 164 mi. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Honolulu to The Big Island?

The most popular airlines flying from Honolulu to The Big Island are Southern / Mokulele, Hawaiian Airlines and Juneyao Airlines. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the most popular routes from Honolulu to The Big Island?

The most popular route from Honolulu to The Big Island is Honolulu - Kona Intl. You may also consider Honolulu - Hilo Intl or Honolulu - Waimea (Kamuela) Waimea Kohala.

What are the most reliable airlines from Honolulu to The Big Island?

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from Honolulu to The Big Island consider choosing United Airlines (91%), Hawaiian Airlines (87%) or Japan Airlines (85%) as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

What are the cheapest flights from Honolulu to The Big Island?

While on average a flight from Honolulu to The Big Island is generally $185, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $33. When looking at the most popular route, (Honolulu - Kona Intl), you can expect to pay $83 for that flight.

How long is the flight from Honolulu to Big Island?

No matter which of Big Island's two big airports you choose, hopping between the islands is probably going to take less than an hour. Getting from Honolulu to Kona (west side of the island) takes about 10 minutes less.

Which airlines operate flights from Honolulu to Big Island?

Hawaiian Airlines, Island Air and Mokulele Airlines are the three main passenger carriers shuttling travelers from Honolulu and Big Island. However, Mokulele mostly flies into only one of Big Island's two major airports (Kona).

How frequent are flights between Honolulu and Big Island?

Literally dozens of flights depart Honolulu for Big Island every day. Since travelers like to see many parts of the Hawaiian islands during their vacations, airlines provide plenty of flight options to accommodate those plans.

Which airports serve Honolulu to Big Island?

The primary airport serving Honolulu is Honolulu International Airport (HNL), also called Daniel K. Inouye International Airport. Several smaller airports serve the island as well, but your best bet for finding a cheap flight to Big Island is likely out of HNL. As for your destination, Big Island has two major airports: Kona International Airport (KOA) serves the west side, and Hilo International Airport (ITO) is on the east side. Check your itinerary and a map to figure out which one best serves your sightseeing or recreation plans.

Which direct flight route between Honolulu and Big Island is cheapest?

The typical cheap flight from Honolulu to Big Island as low as $150 or just a bit more. Flying to KOA is usually slightly cheaper than ITO because of the shorter flight time.While Honolulu and Big Island are close geographically and culturally, there are some noticeable differences. Big Island is...well, bigger, to start, and its attractions are spread over a larger area. Big Island boasts numerous micro-climate zones, so you can do your research and find the spot that suits you best. A typical Hawaiian vacation plan might begin with the popular attractions and city sights of Honolulu followed by a dose of natural beauty on Big Island.Become a savvy island hopper when you book the Hawaiian vacation of your dreams. Save money and don't miss a thing on your itinerary when you use our smart search engine to book a flight from Honolulu to Big Island.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for The Big Island

Do I need a COVID test to fly to The Big Island from Honolulu?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to The Big Island within the United States

Most visitors from Honolulu need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter The Big Island.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Honolulu must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to The Big Island.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Honolulu are not required to quarantine after entering The Big Island.

Do I need a test to fly back to Honolulu from The Big Island?

Returning to Honolulu from The Big Island

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from The Big Island must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Honolulu.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from The Big Island are not required to quarantine after entering Honolulu.

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Alternative routes for Honolulu to The Big Island

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Destination points for flights from Honolulu to The Big Island

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Destination information for The Big Island

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Honolulu to The Big Island.
Flight duration from HNL to The Big Island
0h 51m
Average temperature for May in The Big Island
77.0 °F
Avg rainfall for May in The Big Island
4.5 ″

Airports servicing Honolulu

Airports servicing

Kona Intl (KOA)
Waimea (Kamuela) Waimea Kohala (MUE)
Hilo (ITO)

Top 3 airlines flying from Honolulu to The Big Island

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Honolulu to The Big Island choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Juneyao Airlines
$10 $18 No cancel fee 66%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Juneyao Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Hawaiian Airlines
$78 $122 No cancel fee 85%
Mokulele Airlines
$131 $174 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Mokulele Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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