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

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

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

All the information you need to plan the best SFO to HNL flight in 2021: compare San Francisco to Honolulu flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Honolulu.
SFO - HNL
Price
$328 - $585
HNL
Temperature
80.6 - 89.6 °F
HNL
Rainfall
0.3 - 2.9 inches

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

One-way from

$167

One-way flight from San Francisco 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 Francisco to Honolulu?

Travelers have found that booking a Monday departure is the best way to save up to 10% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

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

March is one of the best times of the year to fly to Honolulu from San Francisco. Prices for March average $456 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $229. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a March flight can save you 38% on your journey compared to booking in March

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

It’s optimal to fly from San Francisco to Honolulu in the morning. By choosing this option you can save up to 9% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Honolulu in May, June 2021

The best prices found for SFO to HNL flights for May, June
1 Jun - 17 Jun
$327pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
HNL
Honolulu
HNL
Honolulu
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
7 Jun - 17 Jun
$337pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
HNL
Honolulu
HNL
Honolulu
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
1 Jun - 3 Jun
$342pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
HNL
Honolulu
HNL
Honolulu
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Honolulu 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Honolulu from San Francisco found for this year
6 Sep - 20 Sep
$288pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
HNL
Honolulu
HNL
Honolulu
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
13 Sep - 27 Sep
$290pp
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
HNL
Honolulu
HNL
Honolulu
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
13 Sep - 27 Sep
$291pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu
HNL
Honolulu
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

Non-stop flights to Honolulu from San Francisco

Save time with San Francisco to Honolulu direct flight deals
13 Sep - 27 Sep
$291pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu
HNL
Honolulu
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
7 Sep - 14 Sep
$294pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu
HNL
Honolulu
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
28 Sep - 7 Oct
$295pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu
HNL
Honolulu
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

Last minute flights from San Francisco to Honolulu

Late deals on round-trip flights to Honolulu from San Francisco, departing today and this week
20 May - 3 Jun
$357pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu
HNL
Honolulu
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
21 May - 3 Jun
$415pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu
HNL
Honolulu
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
18 May - 1 Jun
$416pp
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
HNL
Honolulu
HNL
Honolulu
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Honolulu from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Honolulu
6:50 am - 9:30 am
Sun Country Air
Nonstop
5h 40m
SFO - HNL
Sun Country Air
$167
mytrip.com
6:15 am - 8:45 am
Hawaiian Airlines
Nonstop
5h 30m
SFO - HNL
Hawaiian Airlines
$190
Flighttix
3:40 am - 6:20 am
Alaska Airlines
Nonstop
5h 40m
SFO - HNL
Alaska Airlines
$191
Travel2Be

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to Honolulu

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 is one of them. 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 Sun Country Air 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.

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

You will need to book a flight from San Francisco to Honolulu if you want to fly from San Francisco to Honolulu. At least 7 different airlines have flights from San Francisco (SFO) to Honolulu (HNL) on a regular basis. There are 16 flights to Honolulu from the San Francisco airport per day. If you manage to book one that is nonstop, then you can expect the flight time from SFO to HNL to be around 5h 15m.

Can I find flights from San Francisco to Honolulu for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Honolulu for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $288, but on average you can expect to pay $299.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Francisco to Honolulu under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Francisco to Honolulu is less than $305.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Francisco to Honolulu for under $400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Francisco to Honolulu within the next 7 days for less than $400.

What days are nonstop flights available from San Francisco to Honolulu?

Nonstop flights can be found on the following days: Wednesday.

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from San Francisco to Honolulu have been viewed 1,106 times in the past calendar month.

How many flights depart from San Francisco to Honolulu on average per day?

On average 1 flight departs from San Francisco to Honolulu per day.
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 100% of flight departures

Does it rain more in San Francisco or Honolulu?

In San Francisco, there will be same rainfall in San Francisco compared to Honolulu over the next 7 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?

Airlines like United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, and Hawaiian Airlines fly from San Francisco to Honolulu in about 5h 21m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 3h 05m. The distance between San Francisco and Honolulu is about 2409 mi. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from San Francisco to Honolulu round-trip from $290. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Hawaiian Airlines, from $292, and United Airlines, from $298. Users have found that Alaska Airlines is 27% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Alaska Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $138. However, be on the lookout for offers from United Airlines and Hawaiian Airlines, as they are both options that can get you from San Francisco to Honolulu for a low price.

Alternative routes for San Francisco 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 Francisco to Honolulu.
Flight duration
5h 22m
Average temperature for May in Honolulu
86.0 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Honolulu
0.6 ″

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing Honolulu

Top 6 airlines flying from San Francisco to Honolulu

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Francisco 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
American Airlines
$169 $359 No cancel fee 71%
Sun Country Air
$169 $369 No cancel fee 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

See what time of day planes typically take off from San Francisco towards Honolulu.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 51% of SFO to HNL departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 48% 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
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from San Francisco to Honolulu.
Sunday
17 daily flights
Monday
18 daily flights
Tuesday
16 daily flights
Wednesday
17 daily flights
Thursday
13 daily flights
Friday
18 daily flights
Saturday
13 daily flights
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