The cheapest times to fly from ITO to HNL are

  • January 8th to April 1st (except the weeks of March 12th and March 19th)
  • April 23rd to August 5th
  • late August to early September

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 ITO to HNL is mid February. Prices can be as high as $274 for Sunday flights during mid April, or as low as $108 for Tuesday flights around mid February.


When to Fly to Honolulu

Flying from Hilo, HI (ITO) to Honolulu, HI (HNL) will usually cost between $118 to $174 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid February with an average ticket price of $121. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid April, with an average price of $187. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $66 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $164 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ITO to HNL flight.

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

ITO to HNL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ITO to HNL flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Hilo. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.47, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays 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 $5 (3%) 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 $156. Return trip prices are from the HNL to ITO 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 ITO to HNL can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 22 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

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

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 216 miles or 348 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ITO to HNL flight is about 1 hour 22 minutes.

How many flights go between Hilo, HI and Honolulu, HI?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 40 available flights from ITO to HNL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ITO
Origination airport name Hilo International Airport
City Hilo, HI
Country the United States
Latitude 19.7
Longitude -155

Return Airport

Destination code HNL
Destination airport name Daniel K Inouye International Airport
City Honolulu, HI
Country the United States
Latitude 21.3
Longitude -157.9


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from ITO to HNL tend to depart late far less frequently than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 16% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 14% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave HNL heading for ITO about at the time listed on your ticket. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Honolulu, HI is about on time. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

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