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 Tuesday

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

All the information you need to plan the best HNL to SFO flight in 2021: compare Honolulu to San Francisco flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Francisco.
HNL - SFO
Price
$318 - $434
SFO
Temperature
51.8 - 62.6 °F
SFO
Precipitation
0 - 4.4 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

$119

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

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Honolulu to San Francisco in the afternoon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 21% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the evening.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Honolulu to San Francisco?

Flights from Honolulu to San Francisco are found to be more expensive on Saturday. This shouldn't discourage you from searching as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to San Francisco.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Honolulu to San Francisco, book at least 14 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 1% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $358 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $370.

Cheap flights from Honolulu to San Francisco in October, November 2021

The best prices found for HNL to SFO flights for October, November
23 Nov - 30 Nov
$161pp
HNL
Honolulu
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu
24 Nov - 28 Nov
$189pp
HNL
Honolulu
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu
19 Nov - 28 Nov
$192pp
HNL
Honolulu
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu

Honolulu to San Francisco 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from Honolulu found for this year
23 Nov - 30 Nov
$161pp
HNL
Honolulu
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu
3 Dec - 6 Dec
$179pp
HNL
Honolulu
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu
24 Nov - 28 Nov
$189pp
HNL
Honolulu
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu

Non-stop flights to San Francisco from Honolulu

Save time with Honolulu to San Francisco direct flight deals
23 Nov - 30 Nov
$161pp
HNL
Honolulu
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu
3 Dec - 6 Dec
$179pp
HNL
Honolulu
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu
24 Nov - 28 Nov
$189pp
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
1 Nov - 30 Nov
$238pp
HNL
Honolulu
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu
1 Nov - 30 Nov
$239pp
HNL
Honolulu
Hawaiian Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu
1 Nov - 30 Nov
$243pp
HNL
Honolulu
Hawaiian Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Hawaiian Airlines
 
1 STOP
HNL
Honolulu

One-way flights to San Francisco from Honolulu

The cheapest one-way flights from Honolulu to San Francisco
4:20 pm - 7:44 am
Delta
1 Stop
13h 24m
HNL - SFO
Delta
$119
Delta
11:45 am - 6:59 pm
Alaska Airlines
Nonstop
5h 14m
HNL - SFO
Alaska Airlines
5:40 pm - 2:09 pm
American Airlines
2 Stops
18h 29m
HNL - SFO
American Airlines

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Honolulu</span> to <span class="emphasized">San Francisco</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Honolulu to San Francisco

What airports do I use to fly from Honolulu to San Francisco?

You will need to book a flight from Honolulu to San Francisco if you want to fly from Honolulu to San Francisco. At least 7 different airlines have flights from Honolulu (HNL) to San Francisco (SFO) on a regular basis. There are 22 flights to San Francisco from the Honolulu airport per day. If you manage to book one that is nonstop, then you can expect the flight time from HNL to SFO to be around 4h 54m.

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 Alaska Airlines for just $179, but on average you can expect to pay $199.

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 $215.

Are there last-minute flights available from Honolulu to San Francisco for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Honolulu to San Francisco within the next 7 days for less than $300.

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

You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this Honolulu to San Francisco flight route?

Within the past month, 115 users have taken a look at flights from Honolulu to San Francisco.

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

On average 12 flights depart from Honolulu to San Francisco per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 17% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 67% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 17% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Honolulu to San Francisco?

Airlines like Alaska Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines, and United Airlines fly from Honolulu to San Francisco in about 5h 09m. The time it takes to get you to your destination is usually consistent. Honolulu and San Francisco are separated by 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 $179. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Hawaiian Airlines, from $194, and United Airlines, from $198. These flights start at 53% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

$66 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Alaska Airlines. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Hawaiian Airlines and American Airlines, with prices starting from $97 and $108, respectively.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Honolulu to San Francisco?

Major Airline, American Airlines and Alaska Airlines are the most popular airlines when flying from Honolulu to San Francisco.

What are the most reliable airlines from Honolulu to San Francisco?

Before booking your flight to San Francisco from Honolulu, check out the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: Copa Airlines (100%), Lufthansa (97%), SWISS( 96%).

What are the cheapest flights from Honolulu to San Francisco?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Honolulu to San Francisco? While on average our users pay $784, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $149. The most popular route (Honolulu - San Francisco), is priced around $192.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for San Francisco, CA

Do I need a COVID test to fly to San Francisco from Honolulu?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to San Francisco within the United States

Most visitors from Honolulu need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter San Francisco.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Honolulu must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to San Francisco.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Honolulu are not required to quarantine after entering San Francisco.

Do I need a test to fly back to Honolulu from San Francisco?

Returning to Honolulu from San Francisco

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Francisco must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Honolulu.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from San Francisco are not required to quarantine after entering Honolulu.

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Alternative routes for Honolulu to San Francisco

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

Destination information for San Francisco

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Honolulu to San Francisco.
Flight duration from HNL to SFO
5h 27m
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

Top 6 airlines flying from Honolulu to San Francisco

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Honolulu to San Francisco 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
$147 $303 No cancel fee 71%
Sun Country Air
$149 $346 No cancel fee 83%
Delta
$158 $340 No cancel fee N/A
Alaska Airlines
$169 $335 No cancel fee 75%
Hawaiian Airlines
$179 $385 No cancel fee 85%
United Airlines
$204 $448 No cancel fee 69%

Hourly flight availability from Honolulu to San Francisco

See what time of day planes typically take off from Honolulu towards San Francisco.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 58% of HNL to SFO departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 25% of HNL to SFO departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 16% of HNL to SFO departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of HNL to SFO departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Honolulu to San Francisco
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Honolulu to San Francisco.
Sunday
25 daily flights
Monday
23 daily flights
Tuesday
19 daily flights
Wednesday
23 daily flights
Thursday
19 daily flights
Friday
24 daily flights
Saturday
21 daily flights
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