Cheap flights from San Diego to Honolulu (SAN - HNL)

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The best prices from San Diego to Honolulu are usually found in August or May, booked 0 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Thursday and return on a Wednesday

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

All the information you need to plan the best SAN to HNL flight in 2021: compare San Diego to Honolulu flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Honolulu.
SAN - HNL
Price
$316 - $492
HNL
Temperature
80.6 - 89.6 °F
HNL
Precipitation
0.3 - 2.9 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 21% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 19% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$316

From San Diego to Honolulu

One-way from

$153

One-way flight from San Diego to Honolulu

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 Diego to Honolulu?

Friday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from San Diego to Honolulu. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Honolulu.

What is the cheapest month to fly from San Diego to Honolulu?

The best pricing can be found in the month of March. Prices to Honolulu from San Diego average $456. You can even find prices in March for less than $456, as users have found deals to Honolulu from as low as $229. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Honolulu from San Diego. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 38%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Diego to Honolulu (SAN - HNL)?

When flying from San Diego to Honolulu, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the evening, which can drop the price by up to 31% versus a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from San Diego to Honolulu in August, September 2021

The best prices found for SAN to HNL flights for August, September
8 Sep - 15 Sep
$249pp
SAN
San Diego
Hawaiian Airlines
   
2 STOPS
HNL
Honolulu
HNL
Honolulu
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
28 Sep - 29 Sep
$250pp
SAN
San Diego
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
HNL
Honolulu
HNL
Honolulu
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
8 Sep - 15 Sep
$251pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu
HNL
Honolulu
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego

San Diego to Honolulu 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Honolulu from San Diego found for this year
1 Nov - 8 Nov
$223pp
SAN
San Diego
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu
HNL
Honolulu
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
1 Nov - 8 Nov
$245pp
SAN
San Diego
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu
HNL
Honolulu
Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
8 Sep - 15 Sep
$249pp
SAN
San Diego
Hawaiian Airlines
   
2 STOPS
HNL
Honolulu
HNL
Honolulu
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego

Non-stop flights to Honolulu from San Diego

Save time with San Diego to Honolulu direct flight deals
1 Nov - 8 Nov
$223pp
SAN
San Diego
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu
HNL
Honolulu
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
22 Oct - 28 Oct
$250pp
SAN
San Diego
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu
HNL
Honolulu
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
8 Sep - 15 Sep
$251pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu
HNL
Honolulu
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego

Last minute flights from San Diego to Honolulu

Late deals on round-trip flights to Honolulu from San Diego, departing today and this week
12 Aug - 26 Aug
$259pp
SAN
San Diego
Hawaiian Airlines
 
1 STOP
HNL
Honolulu
HNL
Honolulu
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
10 Aug - 12 Aug
$267pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu
HNL
Honolulu
Delta
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
12 Aug - 26 Aug
$276pp
SAN
San Diego
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
HNL
Honolulu
HNL
Honolulu
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego

One-way flights to Honolulu from San Diego

The cheapest one-way flights from San Diego to Honolulu
2:16 am - 8:50 am
Delta
2 Stops
9h 34m
SAN - HNL
Delta
$153
Delta
1:53 pm - 5:22 pm
American Airlines
2 Stops
30h 29m
SAN - HNL
American Airlines
5:50 am - 10:22 am
Hawaiian Airlines
1 Stop
7h 32m
SAN - HNL
Hawaiian Airlines
$164
Hawaiian Airlines

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">San Diego</span> to <span class="emphasized">Honolulu</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From San Diego to Honolulu

What airports do I use to fly from San Diego to Honolulu?

Booking a flight from San Diego (SAN) to Honolulu (HNL) is your only option if you wish to fly from San Diego to Honolulu. On a typical day, there are 9 flights from San Diego to Honolulu, all of which are around 6h 00m for a nonstop flight. You can also purchase a plane ticket from 6 airlines when you book a flight from San Diego to Honolulu.

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

Hawaiian Airlines, Alaska Airlines, and United 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 San Diego to Honolulu for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Diego to Honolulu for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Alaska Airlines for just $223, but on average you can expect to pay $257.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Diego to Honolulu under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Diego to Honolulu is less than $263.

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

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

How popular is this flight route?

This flight path from San Diego to Honolulu was viewed by 450 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

Does it rain more in San Diego or Honolulu?

When traveling, we recommend packing in preparation to handle common weather conditions. The rainfall in San Diego is typically similar to Honolulu. We can gather that this will continue over the next 1 days.

Is San Diego weather warmer or cooler than Honolulu?

Expect the weather to be around 90 °F on average in August. As the temperature peaks, try to get your plans done early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. The climate in Honolulu is generally hotter than in San Diego.

What is the cheapest airline for this route?

The cheapest airline for this route is Hawaiian Airlines on average. Hawaiian Airlines operates 31 flight per week

How long is the flight from San Diego to Honolulu?

Departing from San Diego to Honolulu will take you 6h 10m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Currently priced at $223, Alaska Airlines will fly you from San Diego to Honolulu and back. In addition to Alaska Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from United Airlines and Hawaiian Airlines - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $250 and $254, respectively. Users have found that Alaska Airlines is 42% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

$106 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Alaska Airlines. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Hawaiian Airlines and Delta, with prices starting from $127 and $128, respectively.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Honolulu, HI

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

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

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

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

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

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

Returning to San Diego from Honolulu

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

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

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Alternative routes for San Diego to Honolulu

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Honolulu

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from San Diego to Honolulu.
Flight duration
5h 52m
Average temperature for August in Honolulu
89.6 °F
Avg rainfall for August in Honolulu
0.4 ″

Airports servicing San Diego

Airports servicing Honolulu

Top 5 airlines flying from San Diego to Honolulu

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Diego to Honolulu 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
Delta
$171 $353 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$176 $360 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$177 $391 No cancel fee 69%
Alaska Airlines
$199 $419 No cancel fee 75%
Hawaiian Airlines
$259 $481 No cancel fee 85%

Hourly flight availability from San Diego to Honolulu

See what time of day planes typically take off from San Diego towards Honolulu.
Morning 6 AM to noon 88% of SAN to HNL departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 11% of SAN to HNL departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of SAN to HNL departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of SAN to HNL departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from San Diego to Honolulu
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from San Diego to Honolulu.
Sunday
9 daily flights
Monday
9 daily flights
Tuesday
9 daily flights
Wednesday
9 daily flights
Thursday
9 daily flights
Friday
9 daily flights
Saturday
9 daily flights
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