Cheap flights from California (CA) to Hawaii (HI)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
California to Hawaii

All the information you need to plan the best null to HNL flight in 2021: compare California to Hawaii flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Hawaii.
What is the cheapest month to fly from California to Hawaii?

The best pricing can be found in the month of February. Prices to Hawaii from California average $410. You can even find prices in February for less than $410, as users have found deals to Hawaii from as low as $297. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Hawaii from California. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 23%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from California to Hawaii (CA - HI)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from California to Hawaii as you normally would.

How far in advance should I book a flight from California to Hawaii?

Users have found that booking a flight from California to Hawaii at least 28 days early can save you up to 3% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 28 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from California to Hawaii for as little as $389 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 $395 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

Cheap flights from California to Hawaii in October, November 2021

The best prices found for California to Hawaii flights for October, November
30 Nov - 7 Dec
$159pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
OGG
Kahului
OGG
Kahului
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
9 Nov - 17 Nov
$161pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu
HNL
Honolulu
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
5 Nov - 9 Nov
$165pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu
HNL
Honolulu
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

California to Hawaii 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Hawaii from California found for this year
7 Dec - 14 Dec
$158pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
OGG
Kahului
OGG
Kahului
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
30 Nov - 7 Dec
$159pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
OGG
Kahului
OGG
Kahului
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
3 Dec - 15 Dec
$161pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
OGG
Kahului
OGG
Kahului
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

Non-stop flights to Hawaii from California

Save time with California to Hawaii direct flight deals
7 Dec - 14 Dec
$158pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
OGG
Kahului
OGG
Kahului
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
15 Jan - 24 Jan
$158pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu
HNL
Honolulu
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
30 Nov - 7 Dec
$159pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
OGG
Kahului
OGG
Kahului
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

Last minute flights from California to Hawaii

Late deals on round-trip flights to Hawaii from California, departing today and this week
20 Oct - 26 Oct
$193pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
OGG
Kahului
OGG
Kahului
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
19 Oct - 26 Oct
$194pp
SFO
San Francisco
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
OGG
Kahului
OGG
Kahului
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
19 Oct - 28 Oct
$194pp
SJC
San Jose
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu
HNL
Honolulu
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
SJC
San Jose

One-way flights to Hawaii from California

The cheapest one-way flights from California to Hawaii
6:50 am - 10:30 am
Alaska Airlines
Nonstop
5h 40m
SFO - HNL
Alaska Airlines
$72
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5:30 am - 9:45 am
Alaska Airlines
Nonstop
6h 15m
LAX - HNL
Alaska Airlines
$73
mytrip.com
2:00 am - 6:00 am
Alaska Airlines
Nonstop
6h 00m
LAX - HNL
Alaska Airlines
$76
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Flight FAQs

From California to Hawaii

Which airlines flying from California to Hawaii have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

United Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines, and Alaska 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 California to Hawaii for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from California to Hawaii for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Alaska Airlines for just $158, but on average you can expect to pay $165.

Are there nonstop flights from California to Hawaii for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from California to Hawaii under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from California to Hawaii is less than $165.

Are there last-minute flights available from California to Hawaii for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from California to Hawaii within the next 7 days for less than $200.

What days are nonstop flights available from California to Hawaii?

Nonstop flights can be found on the following days: Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this California to Hawaii flight route?

Within the past month, 2,079 users have taken a look at flights from California to Hawaii.

How many flights depart from California to Hawaii on average per day?

16 flight departures from California to Hawaii per day on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 25% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 38% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 38% of flight departures

How long is the flight from California to Hawaii?

A quick flight from California to Hawaii can take about 6h 10m. Alaska Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $158. The distance between California and Hawaii is about 2566 mi. Generally, flights for this route are nonstop.

How long is the flight from California to Hawaii?

Most flights from any California airport to any of the Hawaiian islands take around five hours. If you're departing from Los Angeles, you may be able to find a slightly shorter flight that takes a little over four and a half hours.

Which airlines operate flights from California to Hawaii?

Almost all major airlines have flights from California to Hawaii, including United and American. However, the most popular choices from California tend to be Hawaiian Airlines and Alaska Airlines.

How frequent are flights between California and Hawaii?

There are plenty of flights between California and Hawaii, especially if you're flexible about which airports you fly in and out of. You can take your pick from dozens of options each day.

Which airports serve California to Hawaii?

The most popular airports in California are Los Angeles International Airport, San Diego International Airport, John Wayne Airport, San Francisco International Airport and Sacramento International Airport. Hawaii has at least one airport on each island, including the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport, Lihue Airport, Hana Airport, Kahului Airport, Kalaupapa Airport, Lanai Airport and Kona International Airport.

Which direct flight route between California and Hawaii is cheapest?

The cheapest direct route tends to be from Sacramento or San Francisco to Kahului Airport on Maui, although sometimes there are good deals to Honolulu International Airport as well. If you're expecting California's smooth, sandy beaches, you might be in for a surprise when you head to Hawaii. Although there are plenty of sandy beaches, there are a lot of of lava outcroppings and rocky beaches as well. You may need to bring along some water shoes if you plan on exploring some of the rockier areas. The weather is also different. In particular, be prepared for a lot more humidity. While Hawaiians tend to share Californians' laid-back, friendly attitude, there is a strong Polynesian influence on Hawaiian culture. This is particularly obvious in the food and customs. Whether you just want to explore some new beaches and take advantage of Hawaii's year-round warmth or you're planning an adventurous excursion into the rugged mountains and dense jungles, it's hard to go wrong with a Hawaiian vacation. Use our simple and efficient smart search tool to find the best flights from California to Hawaii.

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COVID Restrictions

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to Hawaii from California?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Hawaii within the United States

Most visitors from California need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Hawaii.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from California must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Hawaii.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from California are not required to quarantine after entering Hawaii.

Do I need a test to fly back to California from Hawaii?

Returning to California from Hawaii

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Hawaii must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to California.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Hawaii are not required to quarantine after entering California.

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Destination points for flights from California to Hawaii

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Destination information for Hawaii

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from California to Hawaii.
Flight duration from California to Hawaii
5h 35m

Airports servicing

Burbank (BUR)
Concord Buchanan Fld (CCR)
Crescent City (CEC)
San Diego Carlsbad-Palomar (CLD)
Fresno (FAT)

Airports servicing

Hana (HNM)
Honolulu (HNL)
Hilo (ITO)
Kapalua West Maui (JHM)
Kapolei Kalaeloa (JRF)
Kona Intl (KOA)

Top 7 airlines flying from California to Hawaii

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from California to Hawaii 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
Alaska Airlines
$125 $439 No cancel fee 75%
Sun Country Air
$139 $382 No cancel fee 83%
Delta
$151 $401 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$151 $418 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$157 $470 No cancel fee 69%
Hawaiian Airlines
$161 $518 No cancel fee 85%
Southwest
$246 $693 No cancel fee 63%
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