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The best prices from Honolulu to San Francisco are usually found in January or February, booked 13 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Wednesday and return on a Wednesday

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

HNL - SFO
Price
$318 - $434
SFO
Temperature
59 - 77 °F
SFO
Rainfall
0 - 4.7 inches

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 12% potential price rise

Cheapest in

January

Best time to find cheap flights, 17% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$318

From Honolulu to San Francisco

One-way from

$164

One-way flight from Honolulu to San Francisco

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 Francisco?

Travelers have found that booking a Wednesday departure is the best way to save up to 24% 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 Honolulu to San Francisco?

To save up to 7% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 35 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Honolulu to San Francisco from $99 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $105 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

Our data shows that August tends to be the cheapest month to fly to San Francisco from Honolulu. Users have commonly found prices around $108 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $48. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in June.

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

It’s optimal to fly from Honolulu to San Francisco in the afternoon. By choosing this option you can save up to 24% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Honolulu to San Francisco in October, November 2020

The best prices found for HNL to SFO flights for October, November
17 Nov - 24 Nov
$236pp
HNL
Honolulu
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
HNL
Honolulu
14 Nov - 18 Nov
$243pp
HNL
Honolulu
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
HNL
Honolulu
14 Nov - 18 Nov
$261pp
HNL
Honolulu
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
HNL
Honolulu

Honolulu to San Francisco 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from Honolulu found for this year
23 Dec - 30 Dec
$224pp
HNL
Honolulu
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Hawaiian Airlines
 
1 STOP
HNL
Honolulu
17 Nov - 24 Nov
$236pp
HNL
Honolulu
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
HNL
Honolulu
14 Nov - 18 Nov
$243pp
HNL
Honolulu
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
HNL
Honolulu

Non-stop flights to San Francisco from Honolulu

Save time with Honolulu to San Francisco direct flight deals
11 Jan - 9 Feb
$161pp
HNL
Honolulu
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu
14 Jan - 23 Jan
$181pp
HNL
Honolulu
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu
11 Jan - 19 Jan
$197pp
HNL
Honolulu
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu

Last minute flights from Honolulu to San Francisco

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Francisco from Honolulu, departing today and this week
2 Nov - 16 Nov
$337pp
HNL
Honolulu
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu
3 Nov - 17 Nov
$347pp
HNL
Honolulu
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu
5 Nov - 8 Nov
$348pp
HNL
Honolulu
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
HNL
Honolulu

One-way flights to San Francisco from Honolulu

The cheapest one-way flights from Honolulu to San Francisco
3:46 pm - 7:05 am
Delta
2 Stops
13h 19m
HNL - SFO
Delta
$164
Delta
11:40 am - 6:58 pm
Alaska Airlines
Nonstop
5h 18m
HNL - SFO
Alaska Airlines
$174
KAYAK
6:20 pm - 1:24 am
United Airlines
Nonstop
5h 04m
HNL - SFO
United Airlines
$190
United

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Honolulu to San Francisco

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

Alaska Airlines, Delta, and Hawaiian Airlines are some of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from Honolulu to San Francisco 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 Honolulu to San Francisco have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Honolulu to San Francisco that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are United Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines, and Alaska Airlines. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Honolulu to San Francisco for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Hawaiian Airlines for just $161, but on average you can expect to pay $228.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Honolulu to San Francisco under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Honolulu to San Francisco is less than $268.

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

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

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

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this flight route?

This flight path from Honolulu to San Francisco was viewed by 115 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

On average, you can expect to see 14 flights from Honolulu to San Francisco a day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 36% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 29% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 36% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Honolulu or San Francisco?

Honolulu will have greater rainfall in 0 compared to San Francisco over the next 16 days.

Is Honolulu weather warmer or cooler than San Francisco?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 90 °F on average in the month of August. The temperature in San Francisco is typically colder than in Honolulu. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long is the flight from Honolulu to San Francisco?

Departing from Honolulu to San Francisco will take you 5h. Airlines will cover a distance of 2409 mi. Most flights are nonstop.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Honolulu to San Francisco round-trip from $161. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are American Airlines, from $190, and Alaska Airlines, from $197. Hawaiian Airlines is priced at 58% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Hawaiian Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $81. Users have also found prices from $85 and $101 on Hawaiian Airlines and American Airlines, respectively.

Alternative routes for Honolulu to San Francisco

Destination information for San Francisco

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Honolulu to San Francisco
Flight duration
5h 28m
Average temperature for October in San Francisco
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for October in San Francisco
1.2 ″

Airports servicing Honolulu

Airports servicing San Francisco

Hourly flight availability from Honolulu to San Francisco

Morning 6 AM to noon 54% of HNL to SFO departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 29% of HNL to SFO departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 16% of HNL to SFO departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of HNL to SFO departures
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6 AM
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6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Honolulu to San Francisco
Sunday
9 daily flights
Monday
17 daily flights
Tuesday
16 daily flights
Wednesday
17 daily flights
Thursday
13 daily flights
Friday
14 daily flights
Saturday
14 daily flights
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