The cheapest times to fly from SJC to HNL are
- January 1st to March 4th (except the week of February 12th)
- April 23rd to May 6th
- August 20th to December 16th (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 SJC to HNL is mid November. Prices can be as high as $903 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $295 for Tuesday flights around mid November.
When to Fly to Honolulu
Flying from San Jose, CA (SJC) to Honolulu, HI (HNL) will usually cost between $299 to $579 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid November with an average ticket price of $314. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $710. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $397 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $391 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SJC to HNL flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the SJC to HNL route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the SJC to HNL flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from San Jose. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, 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 $112 (22%) 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 $363. Return trip prices are from the HNL to SJC 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 SJC 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 20 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from SJC to HNL while comparing.
- 100 miles (161 km) away from HNL
- Usually 4.09% less expensive than HNL
- Nonstop flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from SJC to HNL? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Fiji Airways, Hawaiian, JetBlue, Mokulele Airlines, Singapore Airlines, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Daniel K Inouye International Airport to Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 2414 miles or 3885 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from SJC to HNL?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop SJC to HNL flight is about 5 hour 20 minutes.
How many flights go between San Jose, CA and Honolulu, HI?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 92 available flights from SJC to HNL.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport|
|City||San Jose, CA|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Daniel K Inouye International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from SJC to HNL tend to depart late almost never compared to the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 12% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 29% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave HNL heading for SJC about 2 minutes late. This does not significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Honolulu, HI is about 7 minutes early. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- Southwest: 4 minutes late
- Alaska: 3 minutes early
- Some airlines not reporting
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