The cheapest times to fly from SAT to HNL are

  • January 1st to March 4th (except the week of February 12th)
  • August 6th 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 SAT to HNL is mid August. Prices can be as high as $1174 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $456 for Tuesday flights around mid August.


When to Fly to Honolulu

Flying from San Antonio, TX (SAT) to Honolulu, HI (HNL) will usually cost between $568 to $957 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid August with an average ticket price of $503. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $959. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $456 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $664 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SAT to HNL flight.

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

SAT to HNL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SAT to HNL flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from San Antonio. 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 fly to HNL, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into SAT. 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 $134 (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 $639. Return trip prices are from the HNL to SAT 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 SAT 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 40 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from SAT to HNL while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Kahului Airport (OGG) in Kahului, HI

  • 100 miles (161 km) away from HNL
  • Usually 11.60% less expensive than HNL
  • 1-layover flights available

See SAT to OGG flights


Flight Hacking SAT 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 SAT to HNL — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: San Jose, CA (SAT > SJC > HNL)

  • Price for both tickets: $641
  • Average savings: $24 (3.54%)

See SAT to SJC flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, China Eastern, Delta, Hawaiian, Qantas, Southwest, Sun Country Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3714 miles or 5977 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SAT to HNL flight is about 7 hour 40 minutes.

How many flights go between San Antonio, TX 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 SAT to HNL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SAT
Origination airport name San Antonio International Airport
City San Antonio, TX
Country the United States
Latitude 29.5
Longitude -98.5

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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