Cheap flights from Honolulu to San Diego (HNL - SAN)

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The best prices from Honolulu to San Diego are usually found in August or July, booked 36 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Monday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Honolulu (HNL) to San Diego (SAN)

HNL - SAN
Price
$283 - $452
SAN
Temperature
66.2 - 80.6 °F
SAN
Rainfall
0 - 2.8 inches

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 17% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 24% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$283

From Honolulu to San Diego

One-way from

$99

One-way flight from Honolulu to San Diego

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 Honolulu to San Diego?

Users have found that leaving on a Tuesday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 23% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 17 days in advance to save up to 27% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 17 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Honolulu to San Diego 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $73, or $98 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

July is one of the best times of the year to fly to San Diego from Honolulu. Prices for July average $80 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $44. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a July flight can save you 33% on your journey compared to booking in July

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

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Honolulu to San Diego in the afternoon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 9% on your trip compared to booking a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from Honolulu to San Diego in March, April 2021

22 Apr - 27 Apr
$198pp
HNL
Honolulu
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu
22 Apr - 27 Apr
$203pp
HNL
Honolulu
Hawaiian Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu
24 Mar - 31 Mar
$207pp
HNL
Honolulu
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
HNL
Honolulu

Honolulu to San Diego 2021 flight deals

22 Apr - 27 Apr
$198pp
HNL
Honolulu
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu
3 May - 10 May
$203pp
HNL
Honolulu
Hawaiian Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu
24 Mar - 31 Mar
$207pp
HNL
Honolulu
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
HNL
Honolulu

Non-stop flights to San Diego from Honolulu

22 Apr - 27 Apr
$198pp
HNL
Honolulu
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu
15 Apr - 25 Apr
$223pp
HNL
Honolulu
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu
1 Apr - 8 Apr
$238pp
HNL
Honolulu
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu

Last minute flights from Honolulu to San Diego

12 Mar - 24 Mar
$346pp
HNL
Honolulu
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
HNL
Honolulu
11 Mar - 24 Mar
$366pp
HNL
Honolulu
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
HNL
Honolulu
11 Mar - 24 Mar
$370pp
HNL
Honolulu
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
HNL
Honolulu

One-way flights to San Diego from Honolulu

8:05 am - 4:48 pm
Alaska Airlines
Nonstop
5h 43m
HNL - SAN
Alaska Airlines
5:50 pm - 10:34 am
United Airlines
2 Stops
13h 44m
HNL - SAN
United Airlines
$113
United
9:25 am - 6:00 pm
Hawaiian Airlines
Nonstop
5h 35m
HNL - SAN
Hawaiian Airlines
$149
Hawaiian Airlines

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Flight FAQs

From Honolulu to San Diego

Are flight prices decreasing from Honolulu to San Diego 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 Honolulu and San Diego 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 Honolulu to San Diego to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Alaska Airlines and Delta are some airlines that have done so. New policies for travelers booking flights from Honolulu to San Diego include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Honolulu to San Diego have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like United Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines, and Alaska Airlines flying from Honolulu to San Diego have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Honolulu to San Diego for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Hawaiian Airlines for just $198, but on average you can expect to pay $225.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Honolulu to San Diego under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Honolulu to San Diego is less than $288.

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

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

How popular is this flight route?

This flight path from Honolulu to San Diego was viewed by 81 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

Does it rain more in Honolulu or San Diego?

The rainfall in Honolulu is generally same as the rainfall in San Diego. This will continue over the next 15 days.

Is Honolulu weather warmer or cooler than San Diego?

With an average temperature of 90 °F, peak weather can be found in August. As a traveler, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in San Diego are colder than in Honolulu.

How long is the flight from Honolulu to San Diego?

Airlines like Hawaiian Airlines, Alaska Airlines, and United Airlines fly from Honolulu to San Diego in about 5h 25m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 2h 47m. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

According to our current data, Hawaiian Airlines ($198), American Airlines ($216), and United Airlines ($220) offers the cheapest pricing from Honolulu to San Diego. Hawaiian Airlines is currently priced 47% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Alaska Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $99. Users have also found prices from $104 and $108 on Alaska Airlines and Hawaiian Airlines, respectively.

Alternative routes for Honolulu to San Diego

Destination information for San Diego

Flight duration
6h 03m
Average temperature for March in San Diego
68.0 °F
Avg rainfall for March in San Diego
2.7 ″

Airports servicing Honolulu

Airports servicing San Diego

Top 5 airlines flying from Honolulu to San Diego

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Delta
$157 $361 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$177 $364 No cancel fee 71%
Alaska Airlines
$169 $377 No cancel fee 75%
United Airlines
$177 $390 No cancel fee 69%
Hawaiian Airlines
$204 $451 No cancel fee 85%

Hourly flight availability from Honolulu to San Diego

Morning 6 AM to noon 84% of HNL to SAN departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 15% of HNL to SAN departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of HNL to SAN departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of HNL to SAN departures
Midnight
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6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Honolulu to San Diego
Sunday
4 daily flights
Monday
8 daily flights
Tuesday
8 daily flights
Wednesday
4 daily flights
Thursday
8 daily flights
Friday
4 daily flights
Saturday
7 daily flights
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