The cheapest times to fly from HNL to BUF are

  • January 8th to March 4th (except the weeks of February 5th and February 19th)
  • April 23rd to May 20th (except the week of May 7th)
  • August 6th to December 9th (except the week of November 26th)

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 BUF is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $1362 for Saturday flights during mid June, or as low as $601 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Buffalo

Flying from Honolulu, HI (HNL) to Buffalo, NY (BUF) will usually cost between $622 to $1177 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 $628. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid June, with an average price of $1152. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $524 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $820 can be considered a good price for a round-trip HNL to BUF flight.

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

HNL to BUF Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the HNL to BUF flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Honolulu. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, 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 $178 (18%) 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 $780. Return trip prices are from the BUF 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 BUF can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 26 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from HNL to BUF while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Lester B. Pearson International Airport (YYZ) in Toronto

  • 68 miles (109 km) away from BUF
  • Usually 13.36% less expensive than BUF
  • Nonstop flights available

See HNL to YYZ flights

Destination alternative #2: Waterloo Airport (YKF) in Kitchener

  • 90 miles (145 km) away from BUF
  • Usually 7.87% less expensive than BUF
  • 1-layover flights available

See HNL to YKF flights

Destination alternative #3: London Airport (YXU) in London

  • 123 miles (198 km) away from BUF
  • Usually 1.04% less expensive than BUF
  • 1-layover flights available

See HNL to YXU flights


Flight Hacking HNL to BUF

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 HNL to BUF — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (HNL > LAX > BUF)

  • Price for both tickets: $758
  • Average savings: $62 (7.57%)

See HNL to LAX flights

Hack #2: Boston, MA (HNL > BOS > BUF)

  • Price for both tickets: $792
  • Average savings: $28 (3.36%)

See HNL to BOS flights

Hack #3: Seattle, WA (HNL > SEA > BUF)

  • Price for both tickets: $800
  • Average savings: $20 (2.38%)

See HNL to SEA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, China Eastern, Delta, Hawaiian, JetBlue, Singapore Airlines, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4693 miles or 7553 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop HNL to BUF flight is about 9 hour 26 minutes.

How many flights go between Honolulu, HI and Buffalo, NY?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 111 available flights from HNL to BUF.


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 BUF
Destination airport name Buffalo Niagara International Airport
City Buffalo, NY
Country the United States
Latitude 42.9
Longitude -78.7


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