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Cheap flights from San Francisco to Honolulu International (SFO - HNL)

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The best prices from San Francisco to Honolulu International are usually found in March or August, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Thursday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from
San Francisco (SFO) to Honolulu International (HNL)

SFO - HNL
Price
$328 - $585

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 32% potential price rise

Cheapest in

March

Best time to find cheap flights, 18% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$328

From San Francisco to Honolulu International

One-way from

$147

One-way flight from San Francisco to Honolulu International

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from San Francisco to Honolulu International?

Departing on a Tuesday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 12% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

How far in advance should I book a flight from San Francisco to Honolulu International?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 23 days in advance, which can save you up to 0% on flights from San Francisco to Honolulu International compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 23 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $653. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $653.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to Honolulu International (SFO - HNL)?

It’s optimal to fly from San Francisco to Honolulu International in the evening. By choosing this option you can save up to 28% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Honolulu International in December, January 2021

The best prices found for SFO to HNL flights for December, January
13 Jan - 18 Jan
$183pp
SFO
San Francisco
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu
HNL
Honolulu
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
13 Jan - 18 Jan
$184pp
SFO
San Francisco
Hawaiian Airlines
 
1 STOP
HNL
Honolulu
HNL
Honolulu
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
19 Jan - 19 Jan
$191pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu
HNL
Honolulu
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Honolulu International 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Honolulu International from San Francisco found for this year
16 Dec - 5 Jan
$231pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
HNL
Honolulu
HNL
Honolulu
Hawaiian Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
16 Dec - 5 Jan
$236pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
HNL
Honolulu
HNL
Honolulu
Delta
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
29 Dec - 4 Feb
$247pp
SFO
San Francisco
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu
HNL
Honolulu
Hawaiian Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

Non-stop flights to Honolulu International from San Francisco

Save time with San Francisco to Honolulu International direct flight deals
3 May - 6 May
$176pp
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu
HNL
Honolulu
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
3 May - 6 May
$177pp
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu
HNL
Honolulu
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
15 Mar - 25 Mar
$179pp
SFO
San Francisco
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu
HNL
Honolulu
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

Last minute flights from San Francisco to Honolulu International

Late deals on round-trip flights to Honolulu International from San Francisco, departing today and this week
13 Dec - 7 Jan
$231pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
HNL
Honolulu
HNL
Honolulu
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
12 Dec - 6 Jan
$236pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
HNL
Honolulu
HNL
Honolulu
Delta
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
11 Dec - 8 Jan
$256pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
HNL
Honolulu
HNL
Honolulu
Hawaiian Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Honolulu International from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Honolulu International
8:20 am - 11:53 am
United Airlines
2 Stops
29h 33m
SFO - HNL
United Airlines
$147
United
1:55 am - 2:15 pm
Delta
2 Stops
14h 20m
SFO - HNL
Delta
$169
Delta
1:30 am - 11:00 am
American Airlines
3 Stops
35h 30m
SFO - HNL
American Airlines

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about San Francisco to Honolulu International flights.

Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to Honolulu International

Are flight prices decreasing from San Francisco to Honolulu due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both San Francisco and Honolulu for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from San Francisco to Honolulu to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Alaska Airlines, Delta, and Hawaiian Airlines are some of the many airlines that have done so. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from San Francisco to Honolulu are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, social distance seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from San Francisco to Honolulu have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

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

Can I find flights from San Francisco to Honolulu International for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Honolulu International for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Hawaiian Airlines for just $172, but on average you can expect to pay $186.

Are there nonstop flights from San Francisco to Honolulu International for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Francisco to Honolulu International under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Francisco to Honolulu International is less than $192.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Francisco to Honolulu International for under $300?

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

Does it rain more in San Francisco or Honolulu?

In San Francisco, there will be greater rainfall in San Francisco compared to Honolulu over the next 14 days.

Is San Francisco weather warmer or cooler than Honolulu?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 90 °F's in August, on average. The temperature in Honolulu is generally hotter than in San Francisco. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long is the flight from San Francisco to Honolulu International?

For as low as $221, United Airlines can have you in Honolulu International from San Francisco in 5h 32m. All flights are typically nonstop.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from San Francisco to Honolulu International round-trip?

Hawaiian Airlines, at $172, was found to be the cheapest airline from San Francisco to Honolulu International.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include Alaska Airlines and United Airlines. Hawaiian Airlines is priced at 56% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from San Francisco to Honolulu International one-way?

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from San Francisco to Honolulu International are Hawaiian Airlines ($99), Delta ($103), and American Airlines ($109).

Alternative routes for San Francisco to Honolulu International

Destination information for Honolulu International

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from San Francisco to Honolulu International
Flight duration
5h 27m

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing Honolulu

Top 6 airlines from San Francisco to Honolulu International

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Francisco to Honolulu International 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
American Airlines
$169 $359 No cancel fee 71%
Sun Country Air
$169 $369 N/A 83%
Alaska Airlines
$169 $369 No cancel fee 75%
Delta
$175 $369 No cancel fee N/A
Hawaiian Airlines
$199 $433 No cancel fee 85%
United Airlines
$204 $468 No cancel fee 69%

Hourly flight availability from San Francisco to Honolulu International

Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 62% of SFO to HNL departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 37% of SFO to HNL departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of SFO to HNL departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of SFO to HNL departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from San Francisco to Honolulu International
Sunday
12 daily flights
Monday
10 daily flights
Tuesday
12 daily flights
Wednesday
13 daily flights
Thursday
10 daily flights
Friday
12 daily flights
Saturday
11 daily flights
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