The cheapest times to fly from HNL to DRO are

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • March 19th to May 20th (except the week of March 26th)
  • October 8th 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 HNL to DRO is early to mid October. Prices can be as high as $1839 for Saturday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $718 for Tuesday flights around early to mid October.


When to Fly to Durango

Flying from Honolulu, HI (HNL) to Durango, CO (DRO) will usually cost between $735 to $1036 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid October with an average ticket price of $728. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $1839. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1111 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $829 can be considered a good price for a round-trip HNL to DRO flight.

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

HNL to DRO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the HNL to DRO 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 $0.16, 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 $137 (15%) 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 $781. Return trip prices are from the DRO 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 DRO 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 42 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 DRO while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Grand Junction Regional Airport (GJT) in Grand Junction, CO

  • 142 miles (229 km) away from DRO
  • Usually 10.49% less expensive than DRO
  • 1-layover flights available

See HNL to GJT flights

Destination alternative #2: Santa Fe Municipal Airport (SAF) in Santa Fe, NM

  • 141 miles (227 km) away from DRO
  • Usually 7.24% less expensive than DRO
  • 1-layover flights available

See HNL to SAF flights

Destination alternative #3: Aspen Pitkin County Sardy Field Airport (ASE) in Aspen, CO

  • 150 miles (241 km) away from DRO
  • Usually 4.76% less expensive than DRO
  • 1-layover flights available

See HNL to ASE flights


Flight Hacking HNL to DRO

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 DRO — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Seattle, WA (HNL > SEA > DRO)

  • Price for both tickets: $743
  • Average savings: $86 (10.37%)

See HNL to SEA flights

Hack #2: Phoenix, AZ (HNL > PHX > DRO)

  • Price for both tickets: $823
  • Average savings: $6 (0.72%)

See HNL to PHX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 2 major airlines flying this route most often: American, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Durango La Plata County Airport to Daniel K Inouye International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3176 miles or 5111 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop HNL to DRO flight is about 6 hour 42 minutes.

How many flights go between Honolulu, HI and Durango, CO?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 25 available flights from HNL to DRO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeHNL
Origination airport nameDaniel K Inouye International Airport
CityHonolulu, HI
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeDRO
Destination airport nameDurango La Plata County Airport
CityDurango, CO
Countrythe United States


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