The cheapest times to fly from HNL to MDE are

  • January 8th to May 27th (except the weeks of March 26th, April 2nd, April 9th, and May 7th)
  • August 13th to November 11th (except the weeks of September 24th, October 8th, and October 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 MDE is late October. Prices can be as high as $1794 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $1062 for Tuesday flights around late October.


When to Fly to Medellin

Flying from Honolulu, HI (HNL) to Medellin (MDE) will usually cost between $1067 to $1470 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October with an average ticket price of $1069. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1528. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $459 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1088 can be considered a good price for a round-trip HNL to MDE flight.

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

HNL to MDE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the HNL to MDE flight is priced close to 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

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to MDE, and Wednesday 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 $98 (8%) 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 $1106. Return trip prices are from the MDE 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 MDE can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 2 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 MDE while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: El Dorado International Airport (BOG) in Bogota

  • 134 miles (216 km) away from MDE
  • Usually 2.07% less expensive than MDE
  • 1-layover flights available

See HNL to BOG flights


Flight Hacking HNL to MDE

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 MDE — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $994
  • Average savings: $95 (8.69%)

See HNL to LAX flights

Hack #2: Cancun (HNL > CUN > MDE)

  • Price for both tickets: $1014
  • Average savings: $75 (6.85%)

See HNL to CUN flights

Hack #3: Las Vegas, NV (HNL > LAS > MDE)

  • Price for both tickets: $1075
  • Average savings: $14 (1.24%)

See HNL to LAS flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air Canada, Alaska, American, Avianca, COPA, Delta, Hawaiian, LATAM, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Jose Maria Cordova Airport to Daniel K Inouye International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5581 miles or 8982 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop HNL to MDE flight is about 11 hour 2 minutes.

How many flights go between Honolulu, HI and Medellin?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 23 available flights from HNL to MDE.


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 MDE
Destination airport name Jose Maria Cordova Airport
City Medellin
Country Colombia
Latitude 6.2
Longitude -75.4


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