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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 Wednesday or Thursday and return on a Thursday

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

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

$147

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 Tuesday departure is the best way to save up to 12% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from San Francisco to Honolulu, book at least 23 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 0% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $653 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $653.

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 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 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 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Honolulu 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 - 5 Jan
$247pp
SFO
San Francisco
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu
HNL
Honolulu
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

Non-stop flights to Honolulu from San Francisco

Save time with San Francisco to Honolulu 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

Late deals on round-trip flights to Honolulu 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 from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Honolulu
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 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, 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 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 Hawaiian Airlines for just $172, but on average you can expect to pay $186.

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 $192.

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.

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?

Airlines like United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, and Hawaiian Airlines fly from San Francisco to Honolulu in about 5h 32m. The time it takes to get you to your destination is usually consistent. All flights are typically nonstop.

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 $172. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Alaska Airlines, from $177, and United Airlines, from $191. Users have found that Hawaiian Airlines is 56% 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 Hawaiian Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $99. However, be on the lookout for offers from Delta and American 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

Destination information for Honolulu

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from San Francisco to Honolulu
Flight duration
5h 27m
Average temperature for December in Honolulu
82.4 °F
Avg rainfall for December in Honolulu
2.3 ″

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing Honolulu

Top 6 airlines 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 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

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
Sunday
11 daily flights
Monday
12 daily flights
Tuesday
11 daily flights
Wednesday
13 daily flights
Thursday
12 daily flights
Friday
11 daily flights
Saturday
12 daily flights
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