The cheapest times to fly from KOA to SAN are
- January 8th to March 4th
- April 23rd to May 6th
- July 30th to November 25th (except the week of November 12th)
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 KOA to SAN is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $774 for Saturday flights during early January, or as low as $280 for Wednesday flights around early to mid September.
When to Fly to San Diego
Flying from Kona, HI (KOA) to San Diego, CA (SAN) will usually cost between $344 to $648 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $345. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $622. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $277 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $422 can be considered a good price for a round-trip KOA to SAN flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the KOA to SAN route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the KOA to SAN flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Kailua-Kona. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, which is far below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $76 (15%) on this flight.
Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $421. Return trip prices are from the SAN to KOA flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from KOA to SAN can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 5 hour 35 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from KOA to SAN? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Fiji Airways, Hawaiian, Mokulele Airlines, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from San Diego International Airport to Ellison Onizuka Kona International at Keahole Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 2552 miles or 4107 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from KOA to SAN?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop KOA to SAN flight is about 5 hour 35 minutes.
How many flights go between Kona, HI and San Diego, CA?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 125 available flights from KOA to SAN.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Ellison Onizuka Kona International at Keahole Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||San Diego International Airport|
|City||San Diego, CA|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from KOA to SAN tend to depart much later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 48% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 29% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave SAN heading for KOA about 13 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in San Diego, CA is about 19 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- Alaska: 13 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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