The cheapest times to fly from HNL to ICN are

  • January 8th to April 29th
  • August 20th to September 2nd
  • October 15th to December 2nd

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 ICN is mid to late August. Prices can be as high as $1682 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $663 for Thursday flights around mid to late August.


When to Fly to Seoul

Flying from Honolulu, HI (HNL) to Seoul (ICN) will usually cost between $763 to $1087 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late August with an average ticket price of $788. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1069. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $281 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $873 can be considered a good price for a round-trip HNL to ICN flight.

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

HNL to ICN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the HNL to ICN 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 $0.12, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday 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 $147 (15%) 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 $829. Return trip prices are from the ICN 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 ICN can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 12 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking HNL to ICN

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 ICN — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $761
  • Average savings: $112 (12.83%)

See HNL to KIX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 32 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, Air Seoul, AirAsia X, American, ANA, Asiana, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, EASTAR JET, Ethiopian, Hawaiian, Hong Kong Express, JAL, Jeju Air, Jetstar, Jin Air, Korean Air, Peach Aviation, Philippine Airlines, S7, Sichuan Airlines, Singapore Airlines, Skymark, T’Way Air, THAI, Turkish Airlines, United, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4569 miles or 7353 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop HNL to ICN flight is about 9 hour 12 minutes.

How many flights go between Honolulu, HI and Seoul?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 63 available flights from HNL to ICN.


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 ICN
Destination airport name Incheon International Airport
City Seoul
Country South Korea
Latitude 37.5
Longitude 126.4


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