The cheapest times to fly from RAP to HNL are
- January 8th to March 4th (except the week of February 12th)
- April 16th to May 6th
- 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 RAP to HNL is early September. Prices can be as high as $1524 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $659 for Tuesday flights around early September.
When to Fly to Honolulu
Flying from Rapid City, SD (RAP) to Honolulu, HI (HNL) will usually cost between $696 to $1192 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $691. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1156. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $466 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $809 can be considered a good price for a round-trip RAP to HNL flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the RAP to HNL route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the RAP to HNL flight is cheaper than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Rapid City. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.14, 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 $168 (17%) 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 $787. Return trip prices are from the HNL to RAP 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 RAP to HNL can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 7 hour 15 minutes may not be realistic.
Flight Hacking RAP to HNL
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 RAP to HNL — but Champion Traveler does!
- Price for both tickets: $793
- Average savings: $16 (1.98%)
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from RAP to HNL? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Hawaiian, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Daniel K Inouye International Airport to Rapid City Regional Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 3478 miles or 5597 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from RAP to HNL?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop RAP to HNL flight is about 7 hour 15 minutes.
How many flights go between Rapid City, SD and Honolulu, HI?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 80 available flights from RAP to HNL.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Rapid City Regional Airport|
|City||Rapid City, SD|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Daniel K Inouye International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
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