The cheapest times to fly from HNL to MAU are

  • January 15th to March 4th
  • April 23rd to July 29th

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 MAU is mid July. Prices can be as high as $4536 for Friday flights during early November, or as low as $1963 for Monday flights around mid July.


When to Fly to Maupiti

Flying from Honolulu, HI (HNL) to Maupiti (MAU) will usually cost between $2048 to $3957 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid July with an average ticket price of $2180. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early November, with an average price of $3960. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1780 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2743 can be considered a good price for a round-trip HNL to MAU flight.

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

HNL to MAU Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the HNL to MAU flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Honolulu. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.65, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Maupiti, and Tuesdays are the most expensive days to return to Honolulu. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $445 (13%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $2523. Return trip prices are from the MAU 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 MAU can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 5 hour 44 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 MAU while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Bora Bora Motu Mute Airport (BOB) in Bora Bora

  • 33 miles (53 km) away from MAU
  • Usually 26.12% less expensive than MAU
  • 2-layover flights available

See HNL to BOB flights

Destination alternative #2: Raiatea Uturoa Airport (RFP) in Raiatea

  • 56 miles (90 km) away from MAU
  • Usually 4.01% less expensive than MAU
  • 1-layover flights available

See HNL to RFP flights

Destination alternative #3: Huahine Fare Airport (HUH) in Huahine

  • 83 miles (134 km) away from MAU
  • Usually 3.32% less expensive than MAU
  • 1-layover flights available

See HNL to HUH flights


Flight Hacking HNL to MAU

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 MAU — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (HNL > LAX > MAU)

  • Price for both tickets: $1929
  • Average savings: $815 (29.69%)

See HNL to LAX flights

Hack #2: San Jose, CA (HNL > SJC > MAU)

  • Price for both tickets: $2145
  • Average savings: $598 (21.8%)

See HNL to SJC flights

Hack #3: San Francisco, CA (HNL > SFO > MAU)

  • Price for both tickets: $2176
  • Average savings: $568 (20.69%)

See HNL to SFO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, Air Tahiti, Air Tahiti Nui, Aircalin, American, Delta, Hawaiian, Qantas, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Maupiti Fr. Polynesia Airport to Daniel K Inouye International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2636 miles or 4242 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop HNL to MAU flight is about 5 hour 44 minutes.

How many flights go between Honolulu, HI and Maupiti?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 2 available flights from HNL to MAU.


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 MAU
Destination airport name Maupiti Fr. Polynesia Airport
City Maupiti
Country French Polynesia
Latitude -16.4
Longitude -152.3


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