The cheapest times to fly from LAX to HNL are
- January 8th to March 4th (except the week of February 12th)
- April 23rd to May 13th
- August 13th to December 9th (except the week of November 19th)
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 LAX to HNL is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $911 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $358 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.
When to Fly to Honolulu
Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Honolulu, HI (HNL) will usually cost between $366 to $575 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $384. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $728. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $344 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $439 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to HNL flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the LAX to HNL route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the LAX to HNL flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Los Angeles. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Tuesday 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 $80 (16%) 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 $431. Return trip prices are from the HNL to LAX 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 LAX to HNL can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 5 hour 35 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from LAX to HNL? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Hawaiian, Singapore Airlines, Southwest, Sun Country Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Daniel K Inouye International Airport to Los Angeles International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 2552 miles or 4107 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from LAX to HNL?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to HNL flight is about 5 hour 35 minutes.
How many flights go between Los Angeles, CA and Honolulu, HI?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 71 available flights from LAX to HNL.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Los Angeles International Airport|
|City||Los Angeles, CA|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Daniel K Inouye International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from LAX to HNL tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 37% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 11% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave HNL heading for LAX about 20 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Honolulu, HI is about 10 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- Delta: 4 minutes late
- American: 35 minutes late
- United: 16 minutes late
- Alaska: 7 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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