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
73.4 - 82.4 °F
HNL
Precipitation
0.3 - 3.2 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

$128

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 month to fly from San Diego to Honolulu?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, August can be a great choice for travel to Honolulu. Flights to Honolulu from San Diego in August are about $389 on average during August, but can be found for as low as $251.

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

It’s optimal to fly from San Diego to Honolulu in the evening. By choosing this option you can save up to 31% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the morning.

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.

Cheap flights from San Diego to Honolulu in October, November 2021

The best prices found for SAN to HNL flights for October, November
13 Nov - 16 Nov
$165pp
SAN
San Diego
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu
HNL
Honolulu
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
13 Nov - 16 Nov
$187pp
SAN
San Diego
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu
HNL
Honolulu
Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
9 Nov - 19 Nov
$188pp
SAN
San Diego
Alaska 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
3 Dec - 14 Dec
$161pp
SAN
San Diego
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu
HNL
Honolulu
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
13 Nov - 16 Nov
$165pp
SAN
San Diego
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu
HNL
Honolulu
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
2 Dec - 5 Dec
$173pp
SAN
San Diego
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu
HNL
Honolulu
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego

Non-stop flights to Honolulu from San Diego

Save time with San Diego to Honolulu direct flight deals
15 Jan - 24 Jan
$158pp
SAN
San Diego
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu
HNL
Honolulu
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
3 Dec - 14 Dec
$161pp
SAN
San Diego
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu
HNL
Honolulu
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
13 Nov - 16 Nov
$165pp
SAN
San Diego
Alaska 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
20 Oct - 27 Oct
$216pp
SAN
San Diego
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
HNL
Honolulu
HNL
Honolulu
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
20 Oct - 25 Oct
$220pp
SAN
San Diego
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
HNL
Honolulu
HNL
Honolulu
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
19 Oct - 22 Oct
$223pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu
HNL
Honolulu
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego

One-way flights to Honolulu from San Diego

The cheapest one-way flights from San Diego to Honolulu
1:15 am - 6:49 am
Delta
1 Stop
7h 34m
SAN - HNL
Delta
$128
Delta
3:30 am - 7:59 am
Major Airline
Nonstop
6h 29m
SAN - HNL
Major Airline
$134
StudentUniverse
2:15 am - 7:27 am
United Airlines
1 Stop
8h 12m
SAN - HNL
United Airlines
$148
United

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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 $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Diego to Honolulu for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Alaska Airlines for just $158, but on average you can expect to pay $185.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Diego to Honolulu under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Diego to Honolulu is less than $189.

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 San Diego to Honolulu flight route?

Flights from San Diego to Honolulu have been viewed 450 times in the past calendar month.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from San Diego to Honolulu round-trip from $158. Another airline that can offer you cheap pricing is Hawaiian Airlines. You may be able to fly from San Diego to Honolulu for 59% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $81 on Alaska Airlines. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Hawaiian Airlines from $97 and American Airlines from $108 one-way.

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

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from San Diego to Honolulu are Hawaiian Airlines (95%), China Airlines (90%) and Korean Air (89%).

What are the cheapest flights from San Diego to Honolulu?

The cheapest flight price from San Diego to Honolulu is $149. On average you can expect to pay $737. The most popular route, (San Diego - Honolulu), can usually be booked for $192.

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

The most popular airlines flying from San Diego to Honolulu are Major Airline, American Airlines and Alaska Airlines. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

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 from SAN to HNL
5h 55m
Average temperature for October in Honolulu
87.8 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Honolulu
2.3 ″

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
Evening 6 PM to midnight 11% of SAN to HNL departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of SAN to HNL departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 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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