The cheapest times to fly from HNL to SHI are

  • July 16th to July 29th
  • August 27th to October 21st

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 SHI is mid October. Prices can be as high as $9087 for Saturday flights during late October to early November, or as low as $1278 for Wednesday flights around mid October.


When to Fly to Shimojishima

Flying from Honolulu, HI (HNL) to Shimojishima (SHI) will usually cost between $1718 to $4562 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 $1854. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late October to early November, with an average price of $4055. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2201 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2160 can be considered a good price for a round-trip HNL to SHI flight.

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

HNL to SHI Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the HNL to SHI 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 $0.28, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SHI, 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 $1243 (30%) 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 $2058. Return trip prices are from the SHI 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 SHI can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 40 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking HNL to SHI

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 SHI — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $799
  • Average savings: $1362 (63.03%)

See HNL to KIX flights

Hack #2: Tokyo (HNL > NRT > SHI)

  • Price for both tickets: $972
  • Average savings: $1188 (55%)

See HNL to NRT flights

Hack #3: Hong Kong (HNL > HKG > SHI)

  • Price for both tickets: $1083
  • Average savings: $1078 (49.88%)

See HNL to HKG flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: Hawaiian, JAL, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4828 miles or 7770 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop HNL to SHI flight is about 9 hour 40 minutes.

How many flights go between Honolulu, HI and Shimojishima?

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


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 SHI
Destination airport name Shimojishima Airport
City Shimojishima
Country Japan
Latitude 24.8
Longitude 125.1


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