The cheapest times to fly from HNL to LGB are

  • January 8th to March 4th (except the week of February 19th)
  • May 7th to May 27th
  • August 6th 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 LGB is mid October. Prices can be as high as $879 for Saturday flights during early January, or as low as $407 for Wednesday flights around mid October.


When to Fly to Long Beach

Flying from Honolulu, HI (HNL) to Long Beach, CA (LGB) will usually cost between $438 to $727 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid October with an average ticket price of $445. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $712. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $267 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $531 can be considered a good price for a round-trip HNL to LGB flight.

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

HNL to LGB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the HNL to LGB flight is cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Honolulu. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to LGB, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into HNL. 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 $118 (19%) 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 $508. Return trip prices are from the LGB 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 LGB can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 5 hour 36 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from HNL to LGB while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in Los Angeles, CA

  • 17 miles (27 km) away from LGB
  • Usually 17.15% less expensive than LGB
  • Nonstop flights available

See HNL to LAX flights

Destination alternative #2: San Diego International Airport (SAN) in San Diego, CA

  • 93 miles (150 km) away from LGB
  • Usually 7.07% less expensive than LGB
  • Nonstop flights available

See HNL to SAN flights

Destination alternative #3: John Wayne-Orange County Airport (SNA) in Santa Ana, CA

  • 19 miles (31 km) away from LGB
  • Usually 6.88% less expensive than LGB
  • 1-layover flights available

See HNL to SNA flights

Destination alternative #4: Ontario International Airport (ONT) in Ontario, CA

  • 36 miles (58 km) away from LGB
  • Usually 3.86% less expensive than LGB
  • 1-layover flights available

See HNL to ONT flights

Destination alternative #5: Bob Hope Airport (BUR) in Burbank, CA

  • 29 miles (47 km) away from LGB
  • Usually 0.28% less expensive than LGB
  • 1-layover flights available

See HNL to BUR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Hawaiian, JetBlue, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2565 miles or 4128 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop HNL to LGB flight is about 5 hour 36 minutes.

How many flights go between Honolulu, HI and Long Beach, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 78 available flights from HNL to LGB.


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 LGB
Destination airport name Long Beach Airport
City Long Beach, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 33.8
Longitude -118.2


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from HNL to LGB tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 35% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 3% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave LGB heading for HNL about 10 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Long Beach, CA is about 4 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

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