The cheapest times to fly from HNL to NRT are

  • April 16th to September 9th (except the weeks of May 14th and August 27th)
  • October 8th to October 28th (except the week of October 15th)
  • December 10th to January 14th

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 NRT is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $1454 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $688 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Tokyo

Flying from Honolulu, HI (HNL) to Tokyo (NRT) will usually cost between $713 to $988 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $720. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1093. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $373 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $761 can be considered a good price for a round-trip HNL to NRT flight.

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

HNL to NRT Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the HNL to NRT 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

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to NRT, 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 $227 (30%) 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 $750. Return trip prices are from the NRT 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 NRT can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 7 hour 51 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking HNL to NRT

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 NRT — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $682
  • Average savings: $80 (10.45%)

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Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 27 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, Air Seoul, AirAsia X, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, Delta, Hawaiian, Hong Kong Airlines, JAL, Jeju Air, Jetstar, Jin Air, Korean Air, Peach Aviation, Philippine Airlines, Singapore Airlines, THAI, Tigerair, Turkish Airlines, United, Vanilla Air, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3812 miles or 6135 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop HNL to NRT flight is about 7 hour 51 minutes.

How many flights go between Honolulu, HI and Tokyo?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 58 available flights from HNL to NRT.


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 NRT
Destination airport name Narita International Airport
City Tokyo
Country Japan
Latitude 35.8
Longitude 140.4


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Please note that while we’ve worked hard to analyzed tens of millions of flights to get you this data, we do not calculate current live prices or guarantee pricing. Please see our partners using the links above for current offers. All prices are per person for economy flights in USD unless otherwise indicated.