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Find cheap flights from San Francisco to Honolulu

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San Francisco (SFO)
Honolulu
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Good to know

Low season

February Best time to beat the crowds with an average 12% drop in price.

High season

December Most popular time to fly with an average 22% increase in price.

Average price of a round-trip

$456 (avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

Good deal for a round-trip

$425 or less

When to book flights from San Francisco to Honolulu

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Top tips for finding a cheap flight

  • Looking for a cheap flight? 25% of our users found flights on this route for $284 or less.
  • The cheapest flight from San Francisco to Honolulu was found 57 days before departure, on average.
  • Book at least 3 weeks before departure in order to get a below-average price.
  • High season is considered to be November, December and January. The cheapest month to fly is February.
  • Morning departure is around 13% cheaper than an evening flight, on average*.
  • Flights from San Francisco to Honolulu usually depart from San Francisco International Airport. The largest passenger hub in the area, the airport is located 13.2 miles south of downtown San Fran.
  • If you are traveling with children, don’t despair at the idea of having to entertain them during your time at the airport: San Francisco International Airport features a number of fully-equipped Children’s Play Areas accessorized with toys and games, books, and cartoons.
  • If Honolulu is just the first step in a longer journey, why not enjoy your layover in Hawaii? At Honolulu Airport you can have a taste of the local cuisine thanks to the many restaurants and cafés available, but you can also browse the art on display which includes large murals, paintings, and sculptures, or just relax in the Zen Garden located in the International Terminal.
  • If your flight has landed late and you don’t want to travel into Honolulu at night, why not sleep near the airport? While there is no hotel directly inside the terminals, places like the Airport Honolulu Hotel, the Best Western Plaza Hotel, and the Pacific Marina Inn are located just minutes from the passenger hub and all three offer a 24-hour shuttle service to their guests.
  • To get to your hotel in Honolulu after your flight, the best way is to book a place on the Speedishuttle, a door-to-door shuttle service that will take you straight to where you are staying. Alternatively, you can use bus line numbers 19, 20, or 31, or hail a cab from one of the many taxi ranks located outside the airport.
*Average of the lowest prices shown in KAYAK’s search results for departures within the next 30 days

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Top 4 airlines serving San Francisco to Honolulu

Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews

8.2
Hawaiian Airlines
Overall score based on 6,805 reviews
8.5
Boarding
8.2
Comfort
8.8
Crew
7.4
Entertainment
7.8
Food
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Book cheap flights from San Francisco to Honolulu (round-trip)

Airports
Origin
San Francisco
$127
only
$127
Destination
Honolulu
$127
only
$127
Sat, Aug 1
SFO
San Francisco Airport
HNL
Honolulu Airport
5h 42m
Sun, Aug 9
HNL
Honolulu Airport
SFO
San Francisco Airport
5h 17m
Trip: 9 days
Based on null reviews
Sun, Aug 2
SFO
San Francisco Airport
HNL
Honolulu Airport
5h 35m
Fri, Aug 7
HNL
Honolulu Airport
SFO
San Francisco Airport
5h 10m
Trip: 6 days
Based on null reviews
Mon, Aug 3
SFO
San Francisco Airport
HNL
Honolulu Airport
5h 42m
Tue, Aug 11
HNL
Honolulu Airport
SFO
San Francisco Airport
7h 55m
Trip: 9 days
Based on null reviews
Thu, Jul 16
SFO
San Francisco Airport
HNL
Honolulu Airport
10h 44m
Thu, Jul 23
HNL
Honolulu Airport
SFO
San Francisco Airport
10h 38m
Trip: 8 days
Based on null reviews
Thu, Sep 17
SFO
San Francisco Airport
HNL
Honolulu Airport
7h 48m
Tue, Sep 22
HNL
Honolulu Airport
SFO
San Francisco Airport
9h 29m
Trip: 6 days
Based on null reviews
Sat, Aug 1
SFO
San Francisco Airport
HNL
Honolulu Airport
5h 42m
Fri, Aug 7
HNL
Honolulu Airport
SFO
San Francisco Airport
5h 17m
Trip: 7 days
Based on null reviews
Thu, Oct 1
SFO
San Francisco Airport
HNL
Honolulu Airport
5h 35m
Thu, Oct 8
HNL
Honolulu Airport
SFO
San Francisco Airport
5h 25m
Trip: 8 days
Based on null reviews
Thu, Jul 23
SFO
San Francisco Airport
HNL
Honolulu Airport
5h 42m
Sat, Aug 8
HNL
Honolulu Airport
SFO
San Francisco Airport
5h 13m
Trip: 17 days
Based on null reviews
Thu, Jul 16
SFO
San Francisco Airport
HNL
Honolulu Airport
5h 42m
Sun, Aug 16
HNL
Honolulu Airport
SFO
San Francisco Airport
5h 17m
Trip: 32 days
Based on null reviews
Wed, Jul 29
SFO
San Francisco Airport
HNL
Honolulu Airport
5h 30m
Mon, Aug 3
HNL
Honolulu Airport
SFO
San Francisco Airport
5h 10m
Trip: 6 days
Based on null reviews
Sun, Aug 2
SFO
San Francisco Airport
HNL
Honolulu Airport
5h 42m
Sun, Aug 9
HNL
Honolulu Airport
SFO
San Francisco Airport
5h 15m
Trip: 8 days
Based on null reviews
Thu, Jul 9
SFO
San Francisco Airport
HNL
Honolulu Airport
11h 11m
Thu, Jul 16
HNL
Honolulu Airport
SFO
San Francisco Airport
10h 38m
Trip: 8 days
Based on null reviews
Thu, Jul 9
SFO
San Francisco Airport
HNL
Honolulu Airport
5h 42m
Sun, Jul 12
HNL
Honolulu Airport
SFO
San Francisco Airport
5h 17m
Trip: 4 days
Based on null reviews
Mon, Aug 3
SFO
San Francisco Airport
HNL
Honolulu Airport
5h 35m
Wed, Oct 7
HNL
Honolulu Airport
SFO
San Francisco Airport
9h 24m
Trip: 66 days
Based on null reviews
Mon, Sep 28
SFO
San Francisco Airport
HNL
Honolulu Airport
5h 30m
Mon, Oct 19
HNL
Honolulu Airport
SFO
San Francisco Airport
5h 25m
Trip: 22 days
Based on null reviews
Thu, Jul 16
SFO
San Francisco Airport
HNL
Honolulu Airport
5h 42m
Sat, Aug 8
HNL
Honolulu Airport
SFO
San Francisco Airport
5h 17m
Trip: 24 days
Based on null reviews
Thu, Jul 16
SFO
San Francisco Airport
HNL
Honolulu Airport
9h 25m
Sun, Aug 16
HNL
Honolulu Airport
SFO
San Francisco Airport
5h 17m
Trip: 32 days
Based on null reviews
Mon, Aug 3
SFO
San Francisco Airport
HNL
Honolulu Airport
5h 40m
Wed, Aug 12
HNL
Honolulu Airport
SFO
San Francisco Airport
5h 15m
Trip: 10 days
Based on null reviews
Sun, Jul 26
SFO
San Francisco Airport
HNL
Honolulu Airport
5h 42m
Sun, Aug 2
HNL
Honolulu Airport
SFO
San Francisco Airport
5h 17m
Trip: 8 days
Based on null reviews
Sat, Aug 1
SFO
San Francisco Airport
HNL
Honolulu Airport
5h 42m
Tue, Aug 4
HNL
Honolulu Airport
SFO
San Francisco Airport
5h 13m
Trip: 4 days
Based on null reviews
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Book cheap flights from San Francisco to Honolulu (one-way)

Airports
Origin
San Francisco
$122
only
$122
Destination
Honolulu
$122
only
$122
Fri, Aug 7
SFO
San Francisco Airport
HNL
Honolulu Airport
5h 42m
Based on null reviews
Fri, Aug 21
SFO
San Francisco Airport
HNL
Honolulu Airport
5h 40m
Based on null reviews
Thu, Jul 16
SFO
San Francisco Airport
HNL
Honolulu Airport
10h 44m
Based on null reviews
Thu, Jul 9
SFO
San Francisco Airport
HNL
Honolulu Airport
5h 42m
Based on null reviews
Sun, Jul 12
SFO
San Francisco Airport
HNL
Honolulu Airport
5h 42m
Based on null reviews
Wed, Sep 16
SFO
San Francisco Airport
HNL
Honolulu Airport
8h 10m
Based on null reviews
Tue, Jul 21
SFO
San Francisco Airport
HNL
Honolulu Airport
10h 24m
Based on null reviews
Thu, Jul 16
SFO
San Francisco Airport
HNL
Honolulu Airport
5h 42m
Based on null reviews
Tue, Aug 18
SFO
San Francisco Airport
HNL
Honolulu Airport
5h 35m
Based on null reviews
Sat, Aug 1
SFO
San Francisco Airport
HNL
Honolulu Airport
5h 42m
Based on null reviews
Tue, Jul 7
SFO
San Francisco Airport
HNL
Honolulu Airport
10h 04m
Based on null reviews
Wed, Jul 8
SFO
San Francisco Airport
HNL
Honolulu Airport
5h 20m
Based on null reviews
Sat, Aug 1
SFO
San Francisco Airport
HNL
Honolulu Airport
5h 42m
Based on null reviews
Fri, Jul 17
SFO
San Francisco Airport
HNL
Honolulu Airport
10h 44m
Based on null reviews
Thu, Sep 10
SFO
San Francisco Airport
HNL
Honolulu Airport
5h 35m
Based on null reviews
Sat, Aug 22
SFO
San Francisco Airport
HNL
Honolulu Airport
5h 42m
Based on null reviews
Wed, Jul 8
SFO
San Francisco Airport
HNL
Honolulu Airport
10h 24m
Based on null reviews
Sun, Sep 13
SFO
San Francisco Airport
HNL
Honolulu Airport
5h 30m
Based on null reviews
Mon, Jul 13
SFO
San Francisco Airport
HNL
Honolulu Airport
9h 25m
Based on null reviews
Thu, Jul 9
SFO
San Francisco Airport
HNL
Honolulu Airport
5h 20m
Based on null reviews
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