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

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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

$178

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 February, March 2021

30 Mar - 6 Apr
$278pp
HNL
Honolulu
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu
16 Mar - 23 Mar
$283pp
HNL
Honolulu
Hawaiian Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu
26 Mar - 4 Apr
$287pp
HNL
Honolulu
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
HNL
Honolulu

Honolulu to San Francisco 2021 flight deals

20 May - 3 Jun
$268pp
HNL
Honolulu
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu
15 Apr - 24 Apr
$278pp
HNL
Honolulu
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu
24 May - 3 Jun
$279pp
HNL
Honolulu
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu

Non-stop flights to San Francisco from Honolulu

20 May - 3 Jun
$268pp
HNL
Honolulu
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu
15 Apr - 26 Apr
$278pp
HNL
Honolulu
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu
23 May - 1 Jun
$288pp
HNL
Honolulu
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu

Last minute flights from Honolulu to San Francisco

7 Mar - 1 Apr
$356pp
HNL
Honolulu
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
HNL
Honolulu
4 Mar - 8 Mar
$398pp
HNL
Honolulu
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu
4 Mar - 8 Mar
$407pp
HNL
Honolulu
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu

One-way flights to San Francisco from Honolulu

6:50 pm - 5:38 pm
American Airlines
2 Stops
19h 48m
HNL - SFO
American Airlines
10:15 am - 6:20 pm
Hawaiian Airlines
Nonstop
5h 05m
HNL - SFO
Hawaiian Airlines
$179
Hawaiian Airlines
10:15 am - 6:23 pm
Sun Country Air
Nonstop
5h 08m
HNL - SFO
Sun Country Air

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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 and Delta 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 $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Honolulu to San Francisco for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $268, but on average you can expect to pay $291.

Are there nonstop flights from Honolulu to San Francisco for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Honolulu to San Francisco under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Honolulu to San Francisco is less than $317.

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: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, 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 12 flights from Honolulu to San Francisco a day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 8% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 42% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 50% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Honolulu or San Francisco?

Honolulu will have less rainfall in 2 compared to San Francisco over the next 13 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 01m. 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 $276. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Hawaiian Airlines, from $278, and American Airlines, from $296. United Airlines is priced at 28% 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 $126. Users have also found prices from $127 and $139 on Hawaiian Airlines and Sun Country Air, respectively.

Alternative routes for Honolulu to San Francisco

Destination information for San Francisco

Flight duration
5h 25m
Average temperature for February in San Francisco
60.8 °F
Avg rainfall for February in San Francisco
3.6 ″

Airports servicing Honolulu

Airports servicing San Francisco

Top 6 airlines flying from Honolulu to San Francisco

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
American Airlines
$147 $303 No cancel fee 71%
Alaska Airlines
$169 $335 No cancel fee 75%
Delta
$158 $340 No cancel fee N/A
Sun Country Air
$149 $346 No cancel fee 83%
Hawaiian Airlines
$179 $385 No cancel fee 85%
United Airlines
$204 $448 No cancel fee 69%

Hourly flight availability from Honolulu to San Francisco

Morning 6 AM to noon 40% of HNL to SFO departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 38% of HNL to SFO departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 21% of HNL to SFO departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of HNL to SFO departures
Midnight
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6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Honolulu to San Francisco
Sunday
12 daily flights
Monday
11 daily flights
Tuesday
10 daily flights
Wednesday
18 daily flights
Thursday
16 daily flights
Friday
16 daily flights
Saturday
9 daily flights
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