The cheapest times to fly from KOA to HNL are
- July 30th to February 18th (except the week of January 1st)
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 KOA to HNL is late September. Prices can be as high as $177 for Sunday flights during early to mid July, or as low as $68 for Wednesday flights around late September.
When to Fly to Honolulu
Flying from Kona, HI (KOA) to Honolulu, HI (HNL) will usually cost between $78 to $172 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late September with an average ticket price of $87. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid July, with an average price of $170. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $83 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $119 can be considered a good price for a round-trip KOA to HNL flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the KOA to HNL route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the KOA to HNL flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Kailua-Kona. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.45, which is a bit above average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Wednesday 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 $20 (15%) 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 $116. Return trip prices are from the HNL to KOA flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from KOA 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 16 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from KOA to HNL? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Hawaiian, Mokulele Airlines, Philippine Airlines, Southern Airways Express, Southwest, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Daniel K Inouye International Airport to Ellison Onizuka Kona International at Keahole Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 163 miles or 262 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from KOA to HNL?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop KOA to HNL flight is about 1 hour 16 minutes.
How many flights go between Kona, HI and Honolulu, HI?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 62 available flights from KOA to HNL.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Ellison Onizuka Kona International at Keahole Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Daniel K Inouye International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from KOA to HNL tend to depart late almost never compared to the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 9% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 54% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave HNL heading for KOA about 3 minutes early. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Honolulu, HI is about 4 minutes early. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- Southwest: 7 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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