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

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 to Honolulu

All the information you need to plan the best SFO to HNL flight in 2022: compare San Francisco to Honolulu flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Honolulu.

SFO - HNL

Price

$328 - $585

HNL

Temperature

73.4 - 82.4 °F

HNL

Precipitation

0.3 - 3.2 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

$134

One-way flight from San Francisco to Honolulu

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from San Francisco to Honolulu?

Flying to your destination on a Friday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Honolulu. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 60 days in advance, which can save you up to 1% on flights from San Francisco to Honolulu compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 60 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 $359. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $359.

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 $400 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $228. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a March flight can save you 46% on your journey compared to booking in March

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

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from San Francisco to Honolulu is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the afternoon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the morning could potentially save you up to 9% on airfare.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Honolulu in January, February 2022

The best prices found for SFO to HNL flights for January, February
Feb 8 - Feb 18
SFO

San Francisco

HNL

Honolulu

Nonstop

5h 50m
HNL

Honolulu

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

5h 10m
$194

Alaska Airlines

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Deal found 1/22/22

Feb 10 - Mar 3
SFO

San Francisco

HNL

Honolulu

1 stop

18h 40m
HNL

Honolulu

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

5h 10m
$200

Alaska Airlines

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Deal found 1/24/22

Feb 8 - Feb 18
SFO

San Francisco

HNL

Honolulu

1 stop

9h 05m
HNL

Honolulu

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

5h 10m
$207

Alaska Airlines

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Deal found 1/22/22

San Francisco to Honolulu 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Honolulu from San Francisco found for this year
Feb 8 - Feb 18
SFO

San Francisco

HNL

Honolulu

Nonstop

5h 50m
HNL

Honolulu

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

5h 10m
$194

Alaska Airlines

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Deal found 1/22/22

Feb 10 - Mar 3
SFO

San Francisco

HNL

Honolulu

1 stop

18h 40m
HNL

Honolulu

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

5h 10m
$200

Alaska Airlines

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Deal found 1/24/22

May 2 - May 18
SFO

San Francisco

HNL

Honolulu

Nonstop

5h 37m
HNL

Honolulu

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

5h 17m
$205

Alaska Airlines

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Deal found 1/24/22

Non-stop flights to Honolulu from San Francisco

Save time with San Francisco to Honolulu direct flight deals
Feb 8 - Feb 18
SFO

San Francisco

HNL

Honolulu

Nonstop

5h 50m
HNL

Honolulu

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

5h 10m
$194

Alaska Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/22/22

May 2 - May 18
SFO

San Francisco

HNL

Honolulu

Nonstop

5h 37m
HNL

Honolulu

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

5h 17m
$205

Alaska Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/24/22

Feb 5 - Feb 19
SFO

San Francisco

HNL

Honolulu

Nonstop

5h 50m
HNL

Honolulu

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

5h 10m
$217

Alaska Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/22/22

Last minute flights from San Francisco to Honolulu

Late deals on return flights to Honolulu from San Francisco, departing today and this week
Feb 3 - Feb 17
SFO

San Francisco

HNL

Honolulu

Nonstop

5h 50m
HNL

Honolulu

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

25h 28m
$221

Alaska Airlines

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Deal found 1/23/22

Feb 1 - Feb 18
SFO

San Francisco

HNL

Honolulu

Nonstop

5h 50m
HNL

Honolulu

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

5h 10m
$227

Alaska Airlines

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Deal found 1/23/22

Feb 4 - Feb 18
SFO

San Francisco

HNL

Honolulu

Nonstop

5h 50m
HNL

Honolulu

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

5h 10m
$229

Alaska Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/23/22

One-way flights to Honolulu from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Honolulu
Feb 10
SFO

San Francisco

HNL

Honolulu

1 stop

18h 40m
$95

Alaska Airlines

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Deal found 1/24/22

May 3
SFO

San Francisco

HNL

Honolulu

Nonstop

5h 37m
$96

Alaska Airlines

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Deal found 1/23/22

Feb 3
SFO

San Francisco

HNL

Honolulu

Nonstop

5h 50m
$97

Alaska Airlines

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Deal found 1/23/22

Related info for your journey

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

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 28m.

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.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Honolulu for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Alaska Airlines for just $194, but on average you can expect to pay $217.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Francisco to Honolulu under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Francisco to Honolulu is less than $228.

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

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

How popular is this San Francisco to Honolulu flight route?

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

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

According to our current data, Alaska Airlines ($194), United Airlines ($232), and Hawaiian Airlines ($233) offers the cheapest pricing from San Francisco to Honolulu. These flights start at 51% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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 $95. However, be on the lookout for offers from Hawaiian Airlines and Delta, as they are both options that can get you from San Francisco to Honolulu for a low price.

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

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

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

Consider JetBlue (89%), Korean Air (89%) or Avianca (86%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from San Francisco to Honolulu.

What are the cheapest flights from San Francisco to Honolulu?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $129. While the most popular route (San Francisco - Honolulu) can be booked for $233 on average our data indicates $705 when flying from San Francisco to Honolulu.

Can I fly to Honolulu from San Francisco right now?

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Francisco must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Honolulu.

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

Can I fly back to San Francisco from Honolulu?

Returning to San Francisco from Honolulu

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Honolulu must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to San Francisco.

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

Alternative routes for San Francisco to Honolulu

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

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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Alaska Airlines
Cheapest$169
Average$369
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
Sun Country Air
Cheapest$169
Average$369
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time83%
COVID-19 safety
American Airlines
Cheapest$169
Average$359
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time71%
COVID-19 safety
Delta
Cheapest$175
Average$369
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
Hawaiian Airlines
Cheapest$199
Average$433
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time85%
COVID-19 safety
United Airlines
Cheapest$204
Average$468
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time69%
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from San Francisco to Honolulu

See what time of day planes typically take off from San Francisco to Honolulu
1%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
43%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
56%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
0%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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
Sunday16daily flights
Monday16daily flights
Tuesday17daily flights
Wednesday16daily flights
Thursday17daily flights
Friday16daily flights
Saturday17daily flights