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The cheapest times to fly from HNL to OAK are

  • January 8th to March 11th
  • August 6th to December 9th (except the weeks of November 12th and November 26th)

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 OAK is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $882 for Saturday flights during early January, or as low as $295 for Wednesday flights around late October to early November.

 

When to Fly to Oakland

Flying from Honolulu, HI (HNL) to Oakland, CA (OAK) will usually cost between $331 to $642 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 $328. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $667. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $339 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $443 can be considered a good price for a round-trip HNL to OAK flight.

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

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HNL to OAK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the HNL to OAK flight is much 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 $0.11, which is far below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday 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 $133 (24%) 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 $412. Return trip prices are from the OAK to HNL flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from HNL to OAK can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 5 hour 19 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 OAK while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) in San Jose, CA

  • 29 miles (47 km) away from OAK
  • Usually 4.18% less expensive than OAK
  • Nonstop flights available

See HNL to SJC flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Hawaiian, JetBlue, Mokulele Airlines, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2406 miles or 3872 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop HNL to OAK flight is about 5 hour 19 minutes.

How many flights go between Honolulu, HI and Oakland, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 106 available flights from HNL to OAK.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeHNL
Origination airport nameDaniel K Inouye International Airport
CityHonolulu, HI
Countrythe United States
Latitude21.3
Longitude-157.9

Return Airport

Destination codeOAK
Destination airport nameMetropolitan Oakland International Airport
CityOakland, CA
Countrythe United States
Latitude37.7
Longitude-122.2

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from HNL to OAK tend to depart as late as the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 26% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 16% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave OAK heading for HNL about 8 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Oakland, CA is about 1 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Southwest: 9 minutes late
  • Alaska: 4 minutes early
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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