The cheapest times to fly from ITO to RDU are

  • January 8th to February 25th
  • April 23rd to May 13th
  • August 13th to December 9th (except the week of 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 ITO to RDU is early November. Prices can be as high as $1627 for Saturday flights during early January, or as low as $767 for Wednesday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Raleigh

Flying from Hilo, HI (ITO) to Raleigh/Durham, NC (RDU) will usually cost between $863 to $1367 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $898. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $1303. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $405 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1027 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ITO to RDU flight.

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

ITO to RDU Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ITO to RDU flight is priced close to the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Hilo. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.14, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to RDU, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into ITO. 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 $250 (20%) 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 $964. Return trip prices are from the RDU 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 RDU 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 24 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking ITO to RDU

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 ITO to RDU — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Kahului, HI (ITO > OGG > RDU)

  • Price for both tickets: $825
  • Average savings: $202 (19.66%)

See ITO to OGG flights

Hack #2: San Francisco, CA (ITO > SFO > RDU)

  • Price for both tickets: $892
  • Average savings: $135 (13.17%)

See ITO to SFO flights

Hack #3: Los Angeles, CA (ITO > LAX > RDU)

  • Price for both tickets: $904
  • Average savings: $124 (12.05%)

See ITO to LAX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Hawaiian, SAS, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Raleigh-Durham International Airport to Hilo International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4679 miles or 7530 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ITO to RDU flight is about 9 hour 24 minutes.

How many flights go between Hilo, HI and Raleigh/Durham, NC?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 20 available flights from ITO to RDU.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeITO
Origination airport nameHilo International Airport
CityHilo, HI
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeRDU
Destination airport nameRaleigh-Durham International Airport
CityRaleigh/Durham, NC
Countrythe United States


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