The cheapest times to fly from HNL to ILM are

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • July 30th 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 ILM is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $1523 for Saturday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $603 for Tuesday flights around late October to early November.


When to Fly to Wilmington

Flying from Honolulu, HI (HNL) to Wilmington, NC (ILM) will usually cost between $679 to $1184 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $692. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $1124. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $433 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $809 can be considered a good price for a round-trip HNL to ILM flight.

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

HNL to ILM Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the HNL to ILM 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 $0.1, 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 $276 (26%) 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 $762. Return trip prices are from the ILM 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 ILM 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 43 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 ILM while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) in Raleigh/Durham, NC

  • 122 miles (196 km) away from ILM
  • Usually 4.39% less expensive than ILM
  • 1-layover flights available

See HNL to RDU flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Hawaiian, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4852 miles or 7809 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop HNL to ILM flight is about 9 hour 43 minutes.

How many flights go between Honolulu, HI and Wilmington, NC?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 107 available flights from HNL to ILM.


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 ILM
Destination airport name Wilmington International Airport
City Wilmington, NC
Country the United States
Latitude 34.3
Longitude -77.9


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