The cheapest times to fly from CEB to HNL are

  • January 1st to March 25th
  • August 20th to December 16th (except the weeks of September 24th, October 1st, and October 22nd)

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 CEB to HNL is late August to early September. Prices can be as high as $4307 for Friday flights during early May, or as low as $802 for Thursday flights around late August to early September.


When to Fly to Honolulu

Flying from Lapu-Lapu City (CEB) to Honolulu, HI (HNL) will usually cost between $867 to $2235 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late August to early September with an average ticket price of $974. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early May, with an average price of $3055. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2081 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1515 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CEB to HNL flight.

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

CEB to HNL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CEB to HNL flight is more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Cebu City. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.18, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to fly to HNL, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into CEB. Fridays 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 $479 (26%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1375. Return trip prices are from the HNL to CEB 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 CEB to HNL can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 21 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking CEB to HNL

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from CEB to HNL — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Osaka (CEB > KIX > HNL)

  • Price for both tickets: $800
  • Average savings: $715 (47.19%)

See CEB to TPE flights

Hack #2: Taipei (CEB > TPE > HNL)

  • Price for both tickets: $866
  • Average savings: $649 (42.84%)

See CEB to KIX flights

Hack #3: Manila (CEB > MNL > HNL)

  • Price for both tickets: $884
  • Average savings: $632 (41.68%)

See CEB to MNL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 20 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Tahiti Nui, American, ANA, Asiana, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, EVA Air, Hawaiian, JAL, Jin Air, Korean Air, Philippine Airlines, Royal Brunei, Shenzhen, United, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Daniel K Inouye International Airport to Mactan-Cebu International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5201 miles or 8370 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CEB to HNL flight is about 10 hour 21 minutes.

How many flights go between Lapu-Lapu City and Honolulu, HI?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 73 available flights from CEB to HNL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code CEB
Origination airport name Mactan-Cebu International Airport
City Lapu-Lapu City
Country the Philippines
Latitude 10.3
Longitude 124

Return Airport

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


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