The cheapest times to fly from MEL to HNL are

  • January 22nd to March 4th
  • May 14th to June 24th
  • July 30th to September 16th
  • October 8th to December 2nd (except the weeks of October 29th and 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 MEL to HNL is early June. Prices can be as high as $1270 for Saturday flights during early July, or as low as $363 for Sunday flights around early June.


When to Fly to Honolulu

Flying from Melbourne (MEL) to Honolulu, HI (HNL) will usually cost between $396 to $955 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early June with an average ticket price of $410. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early July, with an average price of $1049. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $639 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $588 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MEL to HNL flight.

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

MEL to HNL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MEL to HNL flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Melbourne. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.07, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Sunday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Honolulu, and Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to Melbourne. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $121 (17%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Sunday and returning a week later will cost an average of $556. Return trip prices are from the HNL to MEL 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 MEL to HNL can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 54 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 21 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, Air New Zealand, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, Delta, Fiji Airways, Hawaiian, JAL, Jetstar, Philippine Airlines, Qantas, Turkish Airlines, United, Vietnam Airlines, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5514 miles or 8874 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MEL to HNL flight is about 10 hour 54 minutes.

How many flights go between Melbourne 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 MEL to HNL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MEL
Origination airport name Melbourne International Airport
City Melbourne
Country Australia
Latitude -37.7
Longitude 144.8

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


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