The cheapest times to fly from TPA to HNL are

  • January 1st to February 25th
  • 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 TPA to HNL is mid to late August. Prices can be as high as $1435 for Saturday flights during early June, or as low as $504 for Tuesday flights around mid to late August.


When to Fly to Honolulu

Flying from Tampa, FL (TPA) to Honolulu, HI (HNL) will usually cost between $624 to $1044 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late August with an average ticket price of $553. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early June, with an average price of $1097. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $544 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $808 can be considered a good price for a round-trip TPA to HNL flight.

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

TPA to HNL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the TPA to HNL flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Tampa. 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 TPA. 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 $142 (15%) 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 $761. Return trip prices are from the HNL to TPA 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 TPA 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 9 hour 25 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 TPA to HNL while comparing.

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

  • 100 miles (161 km) away from HNL
  • Usually 15.23% less expensive than HNL
  • 1-layover flights available

See TPA to OGG flights


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

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

  • Price for both tickets: $783
  • Average savings: $25 (3.1%)

See TPA to SJC flights

Hack #2: Kahului, HI (TPA > OGG > HNL)

  • Price for both tickets: $805
  • Average savings: $3 (0.31%)

See TPA to OGG flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, China Eastern, Delta, Hawaiian, JetBlue, Qantas, Southwest, Sun Country Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4683 miles or 7537 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop TPA to HNL flight is about 9 hour 25 minutes.

How many flights go between Tampa, FL and Honolulu, HI?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 105 available flights from TPA to HNL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code TPA
Origination airport name Tampa International Airport
City Tampa, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 28
Longitude -82.5

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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