Cheap flights from O'ahu to The Big Island

HNL — KOA
Feb 5 — Feb 121

How far in advance should I book a flight from O'ahu to The Big Island?

To save up to 16% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 23 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 $98 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $109 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

August can be a great time to fly to The Big Island from O'ahu with a flight ticket averaging about $106. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as $71. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of May.

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 January, February 2023

The best prices found for O'ahu to The Big Island flights for January, February
Feb 1 - Feb 1
HNL

Honolulu

KOA

Kona Intl

Nonstop

0h 46m
KOA

Kona Intl

HNL

Honolulu

Nonstop

0h 47m
$72

Hawaiian Airlines

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Deal found 1/28

Feb 7 - Feb 7
HNL

Honolulu

ITO

Hilo Intl

Nonstop

0h 55m
ITO

Hilo Intl

HNL

Honolulu

Nonstop

1h 00m
$72

Hawaiian Airlines

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Deal found 1/28

Jan 31 - Feb 7
HNL

Honolulu

KOA

Kona Intl

Nonstop

0h 49m
KOA

Kona Intl

HNL

Honolulu

Nonstop

0h 47m
$77

Hawaiian Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/29

O'ahu to The Big Island 2023 flight deals

Cheap flights to The Big Island from O'ahu found for this year
Feb 1 - Feb 1
HNL

Honolulu

KOA

Kona Intl

Nonstop

0h 46m
KOA

Kona Intl

HNL

Honolulu

Nonstop

0h 47m
$72

Hawaiian Airlines

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Deal found 1/28

Feb 7 - Feb 7
HNL

Honolulu

ITO

Hilo Intl

Nonstop

0h 55m
ITO

Hilo Intl

HNL

Honolulu

Nonstop

1h 00m
$72

Hawaiian Airlines

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Deal found 1/28

Jan 31 - Feb 7
HNL

Honolulu

KOA

Kona Intl

Nonstop

0h 49m
KOA

Kona Intl

HNL

Honolulu

Nonstop

0h 47m
$77

Hawaiian Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/29

Cheap Hawaiian Airlines flights from O'ahu to The Big Island

Feb 16 - Feb 16
HNL

Honolulu

KOA

Kona Intl

Nonstop

0h 46m
KOA

Kona Intl

HNL

Honolulu

Nonstop

0h 48m
$72

Hawaiian Airlines

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Deal found 1/29

Feb 27 - Feb 28
HNL

Honolulu

KOA

Kona Intl

Nonstop

0h 55m
KOA

Kona Intl

HNL

Honolulu

Nonstop

0h 55m
$77

Hawaiian Airlines

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Deal found 1/29

Feb 20 - Feb 22
HNL

Honolulu

KOA

Kona Intl

Nonstop

0h 49m
KOA

Kona Intl

HNL

Honolulu

Nonstop

0h 48m
$87

Hawaiian Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/31

Cheap Southern / Mokulele flights from O'ahu to The Big Island

Feb 6 - Feb 8
HNL

Honolulu

MUE

Waimea (Kamuela) Waimea Kohala

2 stops

4h 45m
MUE

Waimea (Kamuela) Waimea Kohala

HNL

Honolulu

2 stops

5h 00m
$169

Southern / Mokulele

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Deal found 1/29

Feb 22 - Feb 26
HNL

Honolulu

MUE

Waimea (Kamuela) Waimea Kohala

2 stops

3h 25m
MUE

Waimea (Kamuela) Waimea Kohala

HNL

Honolulu

2 stops

6h 10m
$189

Southern / Mokulele

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Deal found 1/30

Feb 24 - Feb 26
HNL

Honolulu

MUE

Waimea (Kamuela) Waimea Kohala

2 stops

4h 45m
MUE

Waimea (Kamuela) Waimea Kohala

HNL

Honolulu

2 stops

6h 10m
$190

Southern / Mokulele

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Deal found 1/30

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

Save time with O'ahu to The Big Island direct flight deals
Feb 16 - Feb 16
HNL

Honolulu

KOA

Kona Intl

Nonstop

0h 46m
KOA

Kona Intl

HNL

Honolulu

Nonstop

0h 48m
$72

Hawaiian Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/29

Feb 16 - Feb 16
HNL

Honolulu

ITO

Hilo Intl

Nonstop

1h 00m
ITO

Hilo Intl

HNL

Honolulu

Nonstop

0h 54m
$72

Hawaiian Airlines

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Deal found 1/31

Feb 27 - Feb 28
HNL

Honolulu

KOA

Kona Intl

Nonstop

0h 55m
KOA

Kona Intl

HNL

Honolulu

Nonstop

0h 55m
$77

Hawaiian Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/29

Last minute flights from O'ahu to The Big Island

Late deals on return flights to The Big Island from O'ahu, departing today and this week
Feb 8 - Feb 8
HNL

Honolulu

KOA

Kona Intl

Nonstop

0h 55m
KOA

Kona Intl

HNL

Honolulu

Nonstop

0h 47m
$72

Hawaiian Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Feb 7 - Feb 7
HNL

Honolulu

ITO

Hilo Intl

Nonstop

0h 55m
ITO

Hilo Intl

HNL

Honolulu

Nonstop

1h 00m
$72

Hawaiian Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/28

Feb 7 - Feb 14
HNL

Honolulu

KOA

Kona Intl

Nonstop

0h 49m
KOA

Kona Intl

HNL

Honolulu

Nonstop

0h 55m
$77

Hawaiian Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/28

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

The cheapest one-way flights from O'ahu to The Big Island
Feb 14
HNL

Honolulu

KOA

Kona Intl

Nonstop

0h 55m
$39

Hawaiian Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/28

Feb 8
HNL

Honolulu

ITO

Hilo Intl

Nonstop

0h 53m
$39

Hawaiian Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/29

Mar 1
HNL

Honolulu

KOA

Kona Intl

1 stop

3h 45m
$44

Southwest

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Reviews of Airlines Servicing The Big Island

Hawaiian Airlines
8.0
Very good
529 reviews

Entertainment

7.1

Comfort

7.7

Boarding

8.1

Food

7.0

Overall

8.0

Crew

8.6

Reviews

1 / 10

I do this trip all the time! I live in Kona and went for a medical appt. I do not even notice the plane anymore. On a 40 minute flight, no time for food, only juice or water. Flight crew always nice. Getting new interisland planes soon, I have heard. Hope so! These 717's are old!

Hawaiian Airlines
8.0
Very good
529 reviews
Hawaiian Airlines
8.0
Very good
529 reviews

Entertainment

7.1

Comfort

7.7

Boarding

8.1

Food

7.0

Overall

8.0

Crew

8.6

Reviews

1 / 10

I do this trip all the time! I live in Kona and went for a medical appt. I do not even notice the plane anymore. On a 40 minute flight, no time for food, only juice or water. Flight crew always nice. Getting new interisland planes soon, I have heard. Hope so! These 717's are old!

Southwest
7.5
Good
945 reviews
Hawaiian Airlines
8.0
Very good
529 reviews

Entertainment

7.1

Comfort

7.7

Boarding

8.1

Food

7.0

Overall

8.0

Crew

8.6

Reviews

1 / 10

I do this trip all the time! I live in Kona and went for a medical appt. I do not even notice the plane anymore. On a 40 minute flight, no time for food, only juice or water. Flight crew always nice. Getting new interisland planes soon, I have heard. Hope so! These 717's are old!

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about O'ahu to The Big Island flights.

Island-hopping among the Hawaiian Islands is one of the best ways to get a sense of the subtle differences between each island. If you're flying in from the mainland, you're probably landing in Honolulu, but from there, you can easily catch a quick flight to visit Hawaii, commonly known as the Big Island. The Big Island is home to five volcanoes, including Kilauea and Mauna Loa in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, both of which are active. The Big Island is also the source of some of the best coffee in the world, as well as stunning beaches along the Kailua-Kona coastline. Getting there by air is easy if you're already in the Hawaiian Islands.

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.

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, Juneyao Airlines, and Southwest 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 $72, but on average you can expect to pay $93.

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 $95.

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, Tuesday, 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 59 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?

13 flight departures from O'ahu to The Big Island per day on average.
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 77% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 23% of flight departures

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

Airlines like Hawaiian Airlines fly from O'ahu to The Big Island in about 46m. The time it takes to get you to your destination is usually consistent. There are 164 mi between O'ahu and The Big Island. All flights are typically nonstop.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from O'ahu to The Big Island one-way?

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Hawaiian Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $39. Southwest flights start at $44 while deals on Southern / Mokulele start at $86 one-way.

What are the most eco-friendly airlines from Oahu to the Big Island?

Over the last couple of years, several airlines have been implementing programs and supporting eco-friendly initiatives, including airlines that offer flights to the Big Island from Oahu, such as Hawaiian Airlines. Dubbed one of the leading eco-friendly air travel companies, Hawaiian Airlines has continually been advocating for biofuel adoption. In line with its mission of making Earth a better place, it has invested in a fleet of modern planes that consume less jet fuel and emit fewer emissions. Southwest Airlines is another eco-friendly option for flights from Oahu to the Big Island. A company dedicated to reducing its impact on the environment, Southwest Airlines has, for years, continually supported the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in its mission of developing viable and sustainable aviation fuel. This airline has also been purchasing carbon offsets from plenty of environmental conservation organizations.

How can I fly more sustainably from Oahu to the Big Island?

If you’re an advocate of sustainable travel, there are numerous ways you can lessen your carbon footprint while flying to the Big Island from Oahu. One of these ways is by calculating the amount of emissions your flight produced and purchasing a similar amount of carbon offsets. By buying carbon offsets, you’ll be offering financial support to companies that implement environmental conservation programs. Another way you can lower your carbon footprint is by carrying lighter luggage on your flight. If passengers travel with less luggage, their flights consume lower amounts of fuel. To lessen your carbon footprint, you can also travel during the day, as flights that travel during the night bring about clouds that hinder radiation produced by the Earth from escaping.

Alternative routes for O'ahu to The Big Island

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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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Juneyao AirlinesCheapest$10Average$22FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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Hawaiian AirlinesCheapest$70Average$111FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time85%COVID-19 safety
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Mokulele AirlinesCheapest$131Average$174FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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