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

SFO — HNL
Oct 4 — Oct 111

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

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 2022: compare San Francisco to Honolulu flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Honolulu.

SFO - HNL

Price

$198 - $488

HNL

Temperature

73.4 - 82.4 °F

HNL

Rainfall

0.3 - 3.2 inches

Popular inJuneHigh demand for flights, 27% potential price rise
Cheapest inJanuaryBest time to find cheap flights, 44% potential price drop
Round-trip from$198From San Francisco to Honolulu
One-way from$159One-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 18% 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 $395. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $395.

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

January is one of the best times of the year to fly to Honolulu from San Francisco. Prices for January average $356 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $128. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of June. Opting for a January flight can save you 37% on your journey compared to booking in June

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 evening tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the morning could potentially save you up to 12% on airfare.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Honolulu in September, October 2022

The best prices found for SFO to HNL flights for September, October
Oct 30 - Nov 2
SFO

San Francisco

HNL

Honolulu

Nonstop

5h 31m
HNL

Honolulu

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

5h 03m
$237

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 29.9.22

Oct 27 - Nov 10
SFO

San Francisco

HNL

Honolulu

1 stop

9h 35m
HNL

Honolulu

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

5h 03m
$242

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 27.9.22

Oct 27 - Nov 3
SFO

San Francisco

HNL

Honolulu

1 stop

7h 33m
HNL

Honolulu

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

6h 50m
$246

Hawaiian Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 26.9.22

San Francisco to Honolulu 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Honolulu from San Francisco found for this year
Dec 5 - Dec 8
SFO

San Francisco

HNL

Honolulu

Nonstop

5h 31m
HNL

Honolulu

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

5h 09m
$225

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 26.9.22

Dec 5 - Dec 9
SFO

San Francisco

HNL

Honolulu

1 stop

10h 03m
HNL

Honolulu

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

5h 09m
$234

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 26.9.22

Dec 5 - Dec 13
SFO

San Francisco

HNL

Honolulu

Nonstop

5h 31m
HNL

Honolulu

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

5h 09m
$235

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 26.9.22

Cheap Hawaiian Airlines flights from San Francisco to Honolulu

Feb 7 - Feb 14
SFO

San Francisco

HNL

Honolulu

Nonstop

5h 40m
HNL

Honolulu

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

6h 55m
$242

Hawaiian Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 28.9.22

Jan 16 - Jan 30
SFO

San Francisco

HNL

Honolulu

Nonstop

5h 40m
HNL

Honolulu

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

7h 40m
$263

Hawaiian Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 26.9.22

Oct 4 - Oct 11
SFO

San Francisco

HNL

Honolulu

1 stop

11h 00m
HNL

Honolulu

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

5h 10m
$364

Hawaiian Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 26.9.22

  • If you’re traveling from San Francisco to Honolulu, one of the more common airlines traveling that route is Hawaiian Airlines. Flights on this route from Hawaiian Airlines typically cost $357.00 RT, a price that is 68% cheaper than the average San Francisco to Honolulu flight. The cheapest flight found was $126 RT. When traveling from San Francisco to Honolulu on Hawaiian Airlines, the most popular airport to depart from is San Francisco Airport and the most popular airport to arrive at is Honolulu Airport. When flying from San Francisco to Honolulu, Hawaiian Airlines flights are 26% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Cheap United Airlines flights from San Francisco to Honolulu

Feb 1 - Feb 8
SFO

San Francisco

HNL

Honolulu

Nonstop

5h 38m
HNL

Honolulu

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

5h 07m
$241

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 26.9.22

Jan 17 - Jan 24
SFO

San Francisco

HNL

Honolulu

Nonstop

5h 38m
HNL

Honolulu

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

10h 05m
$243

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 27.9.22

Jan 18 - Jan 26
SFO

San Francisco

HNL

Honolulu

1 stop

10h 03m
HNL

Honolulu

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

5h 07m
$246

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 29.9.22

  • If you’re traveling from San Francisco to Honolulu, one of the more common airlines traveling that route is United Airlines. Flights from United Airlines traveling this route typically cost $283.52 RT. This price is typically 85% more expensive than other airlines that offer San Francisco to Honolulu flights. When booking this route, the cheapest RT price found was $100. The most popular departure airport in San Francisco when flying to Honolulu is San Francisco Airport. The most popular airport to fly into when visiting Honolulu is Honolulu Airport. When flying from San Francisco to Honolulu, United Airlines flights are 21% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Non-stop flights to Honolulu from San Francisco

Save time with San Francisco to Honolulu direct flight deals
Feb 12 - Feb 15
SFO

San Francisco

HNL

Honolulu

Nonstop

6h 03m
HNL

Honolulu

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

5h 09m
$216

Alaska Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 26.9.22

Feb 5 - Feb 10
SFO

San Francisco

HNL

Honolulu

Nonstop

6h 03m
HNL

Honolulu

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

5h 09m
$217

Alaska Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 26.9.22

Feb 7 - Feb 9
SFO

San Francisco

HNL

Honolulu

Nonstop

6h 03m
HNL

Honolulu

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

5h 09m
$218

Alaska Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 27.9.22

Last minute flights from San Francisco to Honolulu

Late deals on return flights to Honolulu from San Francisco, departing today and this week
Oct 5 - Oct 28
SFO

San Francisco

HNL

Honolulu

1 stop

21h 23m
HNL

Honolulu

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

6h 50m
$338

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 28.9.22

Oct 6 - Oct 12
SFO

San Francisco

HNL

Honolulu

1 stop

16h 38m
HNL

Honolulu

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

5h 14m
$357

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 26.9.22

Oct 4 - Oct 11
SFO

San Francisco

HNL

Honolulu

1 stop

11h 00m
HNL

Honolulu

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

5h 10m
$364

Hawaiian Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 26.9.22

One-way flights to Honolulu from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Honolulu
Dec 5
SFO

San Francisco

HNL

Honolulu

Nonstop

5h 31m
$119

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 26.9.22

Oct 27
SFO

San Francisco

HNL

Honolulu

1 stop

9h 35m
$123

Hawaiian Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 26.9.22

Jan 29
SFO

San Francisco

HNL

Honolulu

1 stop

9h 07m
$124

Hawaiian Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 26.9.22

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 10 different airlines have flights from San Francisco (SFO) to Honolulu (HNL) on a regular basis. There are 19 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 24m.

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 $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Honolulu for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Alaska Airlines for just $216, but on average you can expect to pay $231.

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 $232.

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: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this San Francisco to Honolulu flight route?

Flights from San Francisco to Honolulu have been viewed 468 times in the past calendar month.

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

On average, you can expect to see 16 flights from San Francisco to Honolulu a day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 94% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 6% of flight departures

How long is the flight from San Francisco to Honolulu?

A quick flight from San Francisco to Honolulu can take about 5h 38m. Alaska Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $216. The distance from San Francisco to Honolulu is about 2409 mi. All flights are typically nonstop.

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

According to our current data, Alaska Airlines ($216), United Airlines ($241), and Hawaiian Airlines ($242) offers the cheapest pricing from San Francisco to Honolulu. These flights start at 39% 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 United Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $119. However, be on the lookout for offers from Hawaiian Airlines and Alaska Airlines, 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 Undisclosed Carrier, 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 Singapore Airlines (94%), SWISS (92%) or United Airlines (87%) 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 $134. While the most popular route (San Francisco - Honolulu) can be booked for $227 on average our data indicates $1,226 when flying from San Francisco to Honolulu.

Alternative routes for San Francisco to Honolulu

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

Top 7 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
Juneyao AirlinesCheapest$13Average$22FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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Alaska AirlinesCheapest$100Average$284FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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DeltaCheapest$123Average$395FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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Hawaiian AirlinesCheapest$126Average$357FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time85%COVID-19 safety
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Sun Country AirCheapest$158Average$330FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time83%COVID-19 safety
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United AirlinesCheapest$165Average$383FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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American AirlinesCheapest$188Average$446FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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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
39%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
34%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
26%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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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
Sunday15daily flights
Monday18daily flights
Tuesday20daily flights
Wednesday26daily flights
Thursday23daily flights
Friday20daily flights
Saturday15daily flights