The cheapest times to fly from FAI to HNL are

  • January 1st to February 11th
  • August 6th to December 16th (except the week of November 19th)

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 FAI to HNL is late September. Prices can be as high as $1610 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $612 for Tuesday flights around late September.


When to Fly to Honolulu

Flying from Fairbanks, AK (FAI) to Honolulu, HI (HNL) will usually cost between $636 to $1120 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late September with an average ticket price of $645. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1241. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $595 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $753 can be considered a good price for a round-trip FAI to HNL flight.

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

FAI to HNL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the FAI to HNL flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Fairbanks. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.15, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday 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 $110 (13%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $741. Return trip prices are from the HNL to FAI 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 FAI 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 6 hour 27 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Hawaiian, Mokulele Airlines, Ravn Alaska, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3040 miles or 4892 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop FAI to HNL flight is about 6 hour 27 minutes.

How many flights go between Fairbanks, AK and Honolulu, HI?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 54 available flights from FAI to HNL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code FAI
Origination airport name Fairbanks International Airport
City Fairbanks, AK
Country the United States
Latitude 64.8
Longitude -147.9

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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