Cheap flights from San Diego (SAN) to Hawaii (HI)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
San Diego (SAN) to Hawaii

All the information you need to plan the best SAN to HNL flight in 2022: compare San Diego to Hawaii flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Hawaii.
What is the cheapest month to fly from San Diego to Hawaii?

The best pricing can be found in the month of August. Prices to Hawaii from San Diego average $389. You can even find prices in August for less than $389, as users have found deals to Hawaii from as low as $251. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Hawaii from San Diego. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 26%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Diego to Hawaii (SAN - HI)?

When flying from San Diego to Hawaii, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from San Diego to Hawaii in May, June 2022

The best prices found for SAN to Hawaii flights for May, June
17 May - 17 May
$252pp
SAN
San Diego
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
OGG
Kahului
OGG
Kahului
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
17 May - 18 May
$257pp
SAN
San Diego
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
OGG
Kahului
OGG
Kahului
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
12 May - 20 Sep
$265pp
SAN
San Diego
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
HNL
Honolulu
HNL
Honolulu
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego

San Diego to Hawaii 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Hawaii from San Diego found for this year
15 Sep - 22 Sep
$232pp
SAN
San Diego
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
KOA
Kona Intl
KOA
Kona Intl
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
13 Sep - 27 Sep
$237pp
SAN
San Diego
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
KOA
Kona Intl
KOA
Kona Intl
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
13 Sep - 20 Sep
$238pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
KOA
Kona Intl
KOA
Kona Intl
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego

Non-stop flights to Hawaii from San Diego

Save time with San Diego to Hawaii direct flight deals
15 Sep - 22 Sep
$232pp
SAN
San Diego
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
KOA
Kona Intl
KOA
Kona Intl
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
13 Sep - 20 Sep
$237pp
SAN
San Diego
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
KOA
Kona Intl
KOA
Kona Intl
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
15 Sep - 22 Sep
$253pp
SAN
San Diego
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
LIH
Lihue
LIH
Lihue
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego

Last minute flights from San Diego to Hawaii

Late deals on round-trip flights to Hawaii from San Diego, departing today and this week
23 May - 26 May
$266pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
OGG
Kahului
OGG
Kahului
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
23 May - 26 May
$271pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
OGG
Kahului
OGG
Kahului
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
23 May - 26 May
$277pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
OGG
Kahului
OGG
Kahului
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego

One-way flights to Hawaii from San Diego

The cheapest one-way flights from San Diego to Hawaii
7:55 am - 11:00 am
Alaska Airlines
Nonstop
6h 05m
SAN - HNL
Alaska Airlines
6:25 am - 12:19 pm
Hawaiian Airlines
1 Stop
8h 54m
SAN - HNL
Hawaiian Airlines
$163
Hawaiian Airlines
7:18 am - 2:22 pm
Delta
1 Stop
10h 04m
SAN - LIH
Delta
$164
Delta

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Flight FAQs

From San Diego to Hawaii

What airport do you fly from for flights from San Diego to Hawaii?

If you book a flight to Hawaii from San Diego, you will be flying from San Diego, which is the city’s only airport. San Diego (SAN) is located 2.6 mi from the center of San Diego.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from San Diego to Hawaii have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Alaska Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines, and United Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Alaska Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from San Diego to Hawaii for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Diego to Hawaii for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Alaska Airlines for just $232, but on average you can expect to pay $251.

Are there nonstop flights from San Diego to Hawaii for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Diego to Hawaii under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Diego to Hawaii is less than $274.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Diego to Hawaii for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Diego to Hawaii within the next 7 days for less than $300.

How popular is this San Diego to Hawaii flight route?

The San Diego to Hawaii flight path was viewed by 96 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from San Diego to Hawaii one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is Delta, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $124. However, be on the lookout for offers from United Airlines and American Airlines, as they are both options that can get you from San Diego to Hawaii for a low price.

What are the cheapest flights from San Diego to Hawaii?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $118. While the most popular route (San Diego - Honolulu) can be booked for $275 on average our data indicates $1,062 when flying from San Diego to Hawaii.

What are the most popular routes from San Diego to Hawaii?

The most popular route from San Diego to Hawaii is San Diego - Honolulu. You may also consider San Diego - Kahului or San Diego - Kona Intl.

What are the most reliable airlines from San Diego to Hawaii?

Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from San Diego to Hawaii on time: Hawaiian Airlines (87%), China Airlines (86%), Alaska Airlines (86%).

What are the most popular airlines that fly from San Diego to Hawaii?

Consider American Airlines, Alaska Airlines or Delta when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from San Diego to Hawaii.

How long is the flight from San Diego to Hawaii?

A nonstop flight from San Diego to Hawaii is six hours long. If your flight has a layover, expect to tack on at least three additional hours.

Which airlines operate flights from San Diego to Hawaii?

Hawaiian Airlines and Alaska Airlines offer direct flights to Hawaii from San Diego, while flights on United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines typically have a stopover.

How frequent are flights between San Diego and Hawaii?

Upwards of fifty flights to Hawaii depart daily from San Diego during the busy season, with around 30 flights during the off-season. Most land in Honolulu, the capital city and primary airport. Direct flights are available from San Diego to the other islands, albeit on a far more limited schedule, with some routes only offering a single flight a day. For more flexible service, you can take a shuttle flight from Honolulu to the other five main islands.

Which airports serve San Diego to Hawaii?

Flights depart out of San Diego International Airport and land in the Honolulu International Airport on the island of Oahu. From there, travelers can take a shuttle flight to the other islands, including the Big Island, Maui, Kauai, Lanai and Molokai. A limited number of flights fly direct from San Diego to the airports on Maui, Kauai and Big Island.

Which direct flight route between San Diego and Hawaii is cheapest?

Hawaiian Airlines and Alaska Airlines are tied for the cheapest direct flight from San Diego. You can save a good chunk of change by flying into the Honolulu airport on Oahu or the Kahului airport on Maui instead of one of the other islands.San Diegans have gorgeous beaches and temperate weather in their own backyard. However, a trip to Hawaii is more than an escape to warm climes. Located in the Pacific ocean roughly 2,500 miles from the Californian coast, the islands of Aloha are a tropical marvel of green-studded mountains, hidden waterfalls, coral reefs and active volcanoes. San Diego surfers who have mastered the coves around Sunset Cliffs can find challenging beaches that are far less crowded, such as Pine Trees, a secluded spot enjoyed by locals on the west shore of Big Island.Get yourself on island time using our smart search engine, which helps you find low prices on flights from San Diego to Hawaii. Or check out our Travel Offers to see today's hottest deals.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Hawaii (HI)

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Hawaii from San Diego?

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Diego 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 Hawaii.

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

Do I need a test to fly back to San Diego from Hawaii?

Returning to San Diego from Hawaii

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Hawaii 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 San Diego.

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

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Destination points for flights from San Diego 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 San Diego to Hawaii.
Flight duration from SAN to Hawaii
5h 44m

Airports servicing San Diego

Airports servicing

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

Top 6 airlines flying from San Diego to Hawaii

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Diego 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
Juneyao Airlines
$11 $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
$99 $344 No cancel fee 85%
United Airlines
$103 $312 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$111 $287 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$115 $333 No cancel fee 71%
Alaska Airlines
$129 $314 No cancel fee 75%
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