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How to find the cheapest flight from
O'ahu to The Big Island

All the information you need to plan the best null to KOA flight in 2022: compare O'ahu 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 O'ahu to The Big Island?

To save up to 11% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 31 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from O'ahu to The Big Island from $123 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $123 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from O'ahu to The Big Island?

July can be a great time to fly to The Big Island from O'ahu with a flight ticket averaging about $119. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of July for as cheap as $78. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of June.

When is the cheapest time to fly from O'ahu to The Big Island (FUW - FUI)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from O'ahu to The Big Island as you normally would.

Cheap flights from O'ahu to The Big Island in May, June 2022

The best prices found for O'ahu to The Big Island flights for May, June
7 Jun - 7 Jun
$83pp
HNL
Honolulu
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
KOA
Kona Intl
KOA
Kona Intl
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu
8 Jun - 9 Jun
$83pp
HNL
Honolulu
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
ITO
Hilo Intl
ITO
Hilo Intl
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu
11 Jun - 13 Jun
$89pp
HNL
Honolulu
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
KOA
Kona Intl
KOA
Kona Intl
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu

O'ahu to The Big Island 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to The Big Island from O'ahu found for this year
8 Jun - 9 Jun
$83pp
HNL
Honolulu
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
ITO
Hilo Intl
ITO
Hilo Intl
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu
6 Jul - 6 Jul
$83pp
HNL
Honolulu
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
KOA
Kona Intl
KOA
Kona Intl
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu
13 Sep - 13 Sep
$84pp
HNL
Honolulu
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
ITO
Hilo Intl
ITO
Hilo Intl
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu

Non-stop flights to The Big Island from O'ahu

Save time with O'ahu to The Big Island direct flight deals
6 Jul - 7 Jul
$83pp
HNL
Honolulu
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
KOA
Kona Intl
KOA
Kona Intl
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu
8 Jun - 9 Jun
$83pp
HNL
Honolulu
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
ITO
Hilo Intl
ITO
Hilo Intl
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu
13 Sep - 13 Sep
$84pp
HNL
Honolulu
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
KOA
Kona Intl
KOA
Kona Intl
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu

Last minute flights from O'ahu to The Big Island

Late deals on round-trip flights to The Big Island from O'ahu, departing today and this week
1 Jun - 7 Jun
$99pp
HNL
Honolulu
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
ITO
Hilo Intl
ITO
Hilo Intl
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu
4 Jun - 6 Jun
$99pp
HNL
Honolulu
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
KOA
Kona Intl
KOA
Kona Intl
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu
30 May - 30 May
$103pp
HNL
Honolulu
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
ITO
Hilo Intl
ITO
Hilo Intl
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu

One-way flights to The Big Island from O'ahu

The cheapest one-way flights from O'ahu to The Big Island
5:35 am - 6:31 am
Hawaiian Airlines
Nonstop
0h 56m
HNL - ITO
Hawaiian Airlines
$45
Hawaiian Airlines
1:40 am - 2:34 am
Hawaiian Airlines
Nonstop
0h 54m
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

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Flight FAQs

From O'ahu to The Big Island

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Hawaiian Airlines, Southwest, and Juneyao Airlines flying from O'ahu to The Big Island have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from O'ahu to The Big Island for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Hawaiian Airlines for just $83, but on average you can expect to pay $97.

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

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

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from O'ahu to The Big Island?

You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this O'ahu to The Big Island flight route?

This flight path from O'ahu to The Big Island was viewed by 16 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 O'ahu to The Big Island on average per day?

68 flight departures from O'ahu to The Big Island per day on average.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 12% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 16% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 56% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 16% of flight departures

How long is the flight from O'ahu to The Big Island?

Airlines like Hawaiian Airlines and Southern / Mokulele fly from O'ahu to The Big Island in about 45m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 3h 20m. There are 164 mi between O'ahu and The Big Island. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

How long is the flight from Oahu to Big Island?

You can fly from Honolulu on the island of Oahu to the Kailua-Kona Airport on the Big Island in a little less than an hour.

Which airlines operate flights from Oahu to Big Island?

Most flights to the Big Island head to the larger Kailua-Kona airport, but it's also possible to fly to Hilo. Hawaiian Airlines flies from Oahu to either airport, and Island Air and Mokulele fly just to Kona.

How frequent are flights between Oahu and Big Island?

You can find flights to the Kailua-Kona airport from Honolulu at least once an hour during the day, with about three dozen flights available overall. About two dozen flights are available to Hilo International Airport daily.

Which airports serve Oahu to Big Island?

The Big Island of Hawaii has two airports: Kailua-Kona International Airport on the west side of the island, and Hilo International on the east side. From Oahu, you'll be flying from Daniel K. Inouye International Airport in Honolulu.

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

Flying into Kailua-Kona is generally the cheapest choice when coming to the Big Island from Oahu, if you shop carefully. However, you can find cheap flights to Hilo as well.You have a choice of volcanoes when you visit the Big Island - how often can you say that on vacation? Head to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, where you might even find some snow in the heart of winter, and consider renting bikes to speed all the way back down to sea level. When it gets hot down at the beach, go back up into the high valleys of Waimea, where you'll see actual cowboys at work. Along the Kohala Coast, you'll have to choose between perfect beaches and golf courses with ocean views, and if you visit in the fall, don't miss the annual Ironman competition.As beautiful as Oahu is, getting to other islands can be the highlight of a Hawaiian vacation. Check out our smart search engine to find your best flights between Honolulu and the Big Island.

What are the best ways to get to the airports in Oahu and Big Island?

When flying to the Big Island from Oahu, you will depart from Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL) in Honolulu. The Honolulu city bus system provides service to and from the airport for those interested in public transportation options, with most buses arriving and departing every 30 minutes or so. The Roberts Hawaii Airport Shuttle offers another convenient transportation option to the Honolulu airport. When you fly to the Big Island from Oahu, you will land at one of two airports, either Kona International Airport (KOA) on the west side of the island or Hilo International Airport (ITO) on the east side. The Kona airport is about a 20-minute drive from Kailua-Kona and about a 30-minute drive from Waikoloa. Transportation options from the airport include taxis, rideshare, shuttle, and limited bus service. The Hilo airport is just a 15-minute drive from the city of Hilo. You can get transportation from the airport via taxi, rideshare, or limited bus service.

Which airlines fly directly from Oahu to the Big Island?

You can fly nonstop to the Big Island from Oahu via Hawaiian Airlines. Nonstop Hawaiian Airlines flights from Oahu to the Big Island are offered multiple times a day, every day of the week. You will depart from the Honolulu airport in Oahu, and you can choose to land at either Kona International Airport or Hilo International Airport. The nonstop flight to Kona is offered around 15 times a day, leaving almost every hour, and takes 50 minutes or less. The nonstop flight to Hilo departs about nine times a day and takes around an hour or less.

What are the stopover options between Oahu to the Big Island?

Most flights from Oahu to the Big Island are nonstop. However, some flights to the Big Island from Oahu might require one stop. If you take a one-stop flight from Honolulu to Hilo, your layover will be at Kahului (OGG). If you opt to take a one-stop flight from Honolulu to Kona, your layover will be at either Kahului (OGG) or Lihue (LIH). With either arrival airport on the Big Island, your layover could add anywhere from 30 minutes to nine hours to your total flight time. In most cases, choosing a one-stop flight from Oahu to the Big Island will not save money over choosing a nonstop flight because so many nonstop flights are offered for this route.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly from Oahu to the Big Island?

U.S. citizens flying to the Big Island from Oahu do not need a passport or visa to travel. Everyone over the age of 18 flying within the United States only needs a valid government-issued photo I.D. to fly. However, starting May 3, 2023, a REAL ID-compliant I.D. will be required for all travelers over 18. Children under 18 do not need a photo I.D. to fly within the U.S. and will not need to have a REAL I.D.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for The Big Island

Do I need a COVID test to fly to The Big Island from O'ahu?

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from O'ahu 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 O'ahu are not required to quarantine after entering The Big Island.

Do I need a test to fly back to O'ahu from The Big Island?

Returning to O'ahu 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 O'ahu.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from The Big Island are not required to quarantine after entering O'ahu.

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Alternative routes for O'ahu to The Big Island

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Destination points for flights from O'ahu 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 O'ahu to The Big Island.
Flight duration from O'ahu to The Big Island
0h 49m
Average temperature for May in The Big Island
77.0 °F
Avg rainfall for May in The Big Island
4.5 ″

Airports servicing

Kapolei Kalaeloa (JRF)

Airports servicing

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

Top 3 airlines flying from O'ahu to The Big Island

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from O'ahu 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 $19 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 $123 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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