The cheapest times to fly from HNL to MEL are

  • January 29th to March 4th
  • May 14th to July 1st
  • August 6th to November 4th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from HNL to MEL is early June. Prices can be as high as $1232 for Thursday flights during early to mid July, or as low as $340 for Sunday flights around early June.


When to Fly to Melbourne

Flying from Honolulu, HI (HNL) to Melbourne (MEL) will usually cost between $421 to $1088 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early June with an average ticket price of $414. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid July, with an average price of $1141. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $726 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $605 can be considered a good price for a round-trip HNL to MEL flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the HNL to MEL route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

HNL to MEL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the HNL to MEL flight is cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Honolulu. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.07, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Sunday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to Melbourne, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Honolulu. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $121 (17%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Sunday and returning a week later will cost an average of $602. Return trip prices are from the MEL to HNL flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from HNL to MEL can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 54 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from HNL to MEL? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 21 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, Air New Zealand, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, Delta, Fiji Airways, Hawaiian, JAL, Jetstar, Philippine Airlines, Qantas, Turkish Airlines, United, Vietnam Airlines, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Melbourne International Airport to Daniel K Inouye International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5514 miles or 8874 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from HNL to MEL?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop HNL to MEL flight is about 10 hour 54 minutes.

How many flights go between Honolulu, HI and Melbourne?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 61 available flights from HNL to MEL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code HNL
Origination airport name Daniel K Inouye International Airport
City Honolulu, HI
Country the United States
Latitude 21.3
Longitude -157.9

Return Airport

Destination code MEL
Destination airport name Melbourne International Airport
City Melbourne
Country Australia
Latitude -37.7
Longitude 144.8


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