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
59 - 77 °F
SFO
Precipitation
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

$149

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 21% 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 21% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Honolulu to San Francisco in July, August 2021

The best prices found for HNL to SFO flights for July, August
30 Aug - 31 Aug
$295pp
HNL
Honolulu
Hawaiian Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Hawaiian Airlines
 
1 STOP
HNL
Honolulu
30 Aug - 6 Sep
$301pp
HNL
Honolulu
Hawaiian Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Hawaiian Airlines
 
1 STOP
HNL
Honolulu
30 Aug - 31 Aug
$304pp
HNL
Honolulu
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Hawaiian Airlines
 
1 STOP
HNL
Honolulu

Honolulu to San Francisco 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from Honolulu found for this year
20 Oct - 27 Oct
$229pp
HNL
Honolulu
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu
7 Oct - 11 Oct
$234pp
HNL
Honolulu
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu
20 Oct - 27 Oct
$237pp
HNL
Honolulu
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Hawaiian Airlines
 
1 STOP
HNL
Honolulu

Non-stop flights to San Francisco from Honolulu

Save time with Honolulu to San Francisco direct flight deals
20 Oct - 27 Oct
$229pp
HNL
Honolulu
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu
7 Oct - 11 Oct
$234pp
HNL
Honolulu
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu
18 Oct - 26 Oct
$235pp
HNL
Honolulu
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Hawaiian 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
3 Aug - 8 Aug
$416pp
HNL
Honolulu
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu
2 Aug - 9 Aug
$418pp
HNL
Honolulu
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu
3 Aug - 8 Aug
$428pp
HNL
Honolulu
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu

One-way flights to San Francisco from Honolulu

The cheapest one-way flights from Honolulu to San Francisco
10:50 am - 7:00 pm
Alaska Airlines
Nonstop
5h 10m
HNL - SFO
Alaska Airlines
5:35 pm - 8:31 am
Delta
1 Stop
12h 56m
HNL - SFO
Delta
$168
Delta
10:50 am - 7:09 pm
Sun Country Air
Nonstop
5h 19m
HNL - SFO
Sun Country Air
$174
JustFly

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

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.

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.

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 26 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.

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 $229, but on average you can expect to pay $254.

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 $272.

Are there last-minute flights available from Honolulu to San Francisco for under $500?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Honolulu to San Francisco within the next 7 days for less than $500.

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.

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 1 flight from Honolulu to San Francisco a day.
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 100% 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 15 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 4h 57m. Airlines will cover a distance of 2409 mi. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

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 $234. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Delta, from $256, and American Airlines, from $260. Hawaiian Airlines is priced at 39% 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 $117. Users have also found prices from $128 and $149 on Hawaiian Airlines and American Airlines, respectively.

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
5h 17m
Average temperature for July in San Francisco
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for July in San Francisco
0.0 ″

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%
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

See what time of day planes typically take off from Honolulu towards San Francisco.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 46% of HNL to SFO departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 29% of HNL to SFO departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 24% 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
26 daily flights
Monday
26 daily flights
Tuesday
26 daily flights
Wednesday
25 daily flights
Thursday
27 daily flights
Friday
26 daily flights
Saturday
27 daily flights
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