The cheapest times to fly from HNL to CEB are

  • January 8th to March 18th
  • August 20th to December 9th

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 CEB is early October. Prices can be as high as $3932 for Friday flights during early June, or as low as $748 for Wednesday flights around early October.


When to Fly to Cebu City

Flying from Honolulu, HI (HNL) to Lapu-Lapu City (CEB) will usually cost between $790 to $3478 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early October with an average ticket price of $832. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early June, with an average price of $2994. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2162 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1171 can be considered a good price for a round-trip HNL to CEB flight.

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

HNL to CEB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the HNL to CEB flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Honolulu. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.14, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to CEB, and Thursday the cheapest day to fly back into HNL. 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 Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1270. Return trip prices are from the CEB 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 CEB 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 HNL to CEB

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 CEB — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Manila (HNL > MNL > CEB)

  • Price for both tickets: $783
  • Average savings: $388 (33.13%)

See HNL to MNL flights

Hack #2: Osaka (HNL > KIX > CEB)

  • Price for both tickets: $844
  • Average savings: $327 (27.92%)

See HNL to KIX flights

Hack #3: Taipei (HNL > TPE > CEB)

  • Price for both tickets: $930
  • Average savings: $242 (20.62%)

See HNL to TPE flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 20 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, 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, Singapore Airlines, United, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

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

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

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

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 53 available flights from HNL to CEB.


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


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