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When is the best time to fly to Honolulu?

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Summer is the busiest time of year for Honolulu, which means higher prices for flights and hotels alike. Travelling in the earlier part of the summer season, before school holidays, is best. Also, avoid any major U.S. holidays, such as the Fourth of July. For cheap flights to Honolulu and bargains on hotels, visit after the first week of September when the U.S. Labour Day holiday occurs, such as during the months of October – November. Weather is often favourable in Honolulu year-round due to the island nation’s proximity to the equator. Average daytime temperatures in the summer are about 26 degrees Celsius, while the winter months experience in the range of 21 – 26 degrees Celsius for an average temperature.

What is the cheapest month to fly to Honolulu?

In general, when booking your flight to Honolulu, August is the cheapest month on average.

When is the best time to book a flight to Honolulu?

Most flyers found that booking flight tickets 60 days in advance of their planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights to Honolulu.

What is the cheapest day to depart on your flight to Honolulu?

On average, the cheapest flights to Honolulu are found when departing on a Monday. Try to avoid departing on a Sunday, as this is usually the most expensive day.

What is the cheapest time of day to fly to Honolulu?

Generally, when visiting Honolulu, afternoon flights represent the best value. morning flights are likely to have higher prices.

When is the best time to fly to Honolulu?

Summer is the busiest time of year for Honolulu, which means higher prices for flights and hotels alike. Travelling in the earlier part of the summer season, before school holidays, is best. Also, avoid any major U.S. holidays, such as the Fourth of July. For cheap flights to Honolulu and bargains on hotels, visit after the first week of September when the U.S. Labour Day holiday occurs, such as during the months of October – November. Weather is often favourable in Honolulu year-round due to the island nation’s proximity to the equator. Average daytime temperatures in the summer are about 26 degrees Celsius, while the winter months experience in the range of 21 – 26 degrees Celsius for an average temperature.

What are the visa and passport requirements when flying to Honolulu?

Australian and New Zealand nationals may travel to the United States for tourism purposes for stays of 90 days or less under the Visa Waiver Programme (VWP). However, travellers are required to have a valid authorization through the Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA) prior to travel. For foreign nationals, please check the Hawaii Entry Requirements website.

Which airlines fly to Honolulu?

Direct flights are available from Qantas, Hawaiian Airlines, and Jetstar Airways. Other international airlines that offer flights into Hawaii include Virgin Australia, Air New Zealand, Air Canada, United Airlines, Korean Air, Fiji Airways, Delta Airlines, ANA, Philippine Airlines, American Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, China Airlines, Air China, Asiana Airlines, and Japan Airlines.

How to get around in Honolulu?

Transportation in Honolulu is plentiful and includes public and private transportation options. Bus Oahu’s public bus system is extensive and is called TheBus. Fares are $2.50 USD one-way for adults, $1.25 USD for youth (6 – 17), and free for 1 child under the age of 5. Maui’s Bus Public Transit System offers services throughout the region and costs $2 USD for each boarding. Kauai and the Big Island have limited bus services; therefore, other transportation is recommended. Trolley The Waikiki Trolley is an open-air, hop-on, hop-off trolley that seats approximately 34 passengers and includes narrated information during the drive. A 1-day pass is $45 USD, a 4-day pass is available for $65 USD and a 7-day pass is $70 USD. Taxi A 24-hour taxi service is available on each island of Hawaii, and vehicles generally have multilingual drivers. Taxi vehicle types vary from limos to vans to regular passenger vehicles. Fares typically start at $3 USD and approximately $0.40 USD per mile thereafter, plus a tip for the driver. Moped and Motorcycle Rentals Throughout the islands, you will find motorcycle and moped rentals. Mopeds, however, only go 48 kilometres / 30 miles per hour. So be cautious about where you ride your moped when sharing the road with other vehicles. Car Rentals Maximise how far you can travel on your Hawaii travel budget with affordable car rentals from momondo.


Honolulu flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares to Honolulu found recently by users on momondo
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Jetstar
20 Jul.
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
9h 30m
HNL
Honolulu
10 Aug.
HNL
Honolulu
10h 15m
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Hawaiian Airlines
26 May
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
9h 55m
HNL
Honolulu
6 Jun.
HNL
Honolulu
10h 55m
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Sydney Kingsford Smith
Fiji Airways
2 Jun.
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
24h 25m
2 stops
HNL
Honolulu
9 Jun.
HNL
Honolulu
27h 45m
2 stops
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qantas Airways
14 Aug.
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
9h 45m
HNL
Honolulu
23 Aug.
HNL
Honolulu
10h 30m
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
26 May
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
9h 55m
HNL
Honolulu
6 Jun.
HNL
Honolulu
10h 15m
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
4 Jun.
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
9h 30m
HNL
Honolulu
11 Jun.
HNL
Honolulu
10h 15m
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Honolulu

If you're looking for one-way flights to Honolulu, view some of our deals below provided by Jetstar and Virgin Australia
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Jetstar
6 Jun.
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
9h 30m
HNL
Honolulu
Virgin Australia
22 May
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
9h 55m
HNL
Honolulu
Multiple Airlines
2 Jun.
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
28h 00m
1 stop
HNL
Honolulu

Which airlines fly to Honolulu?

Here you can see a selection of the most popular and cheapest airlines for flights to Honolulu

Direct flights are available from Qantas, Hawaiian Airlines, and Jetstar Airways. Other international airlines that offer flights into Hawaii include Virgin Australia, Air New Zealand, Air Canada, United Airlines, Korean Air, Fiji Airways, Delta Airlines, ANA, Philippine Airlines, American Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, China Airlines, Air China, Asiana Airlines, and Japan Airlines.


How to get from the airport to Honolulu city centre?

Below you will find all the airports in Honolulu along with the distance from the city centre

Honolulu International Airport (HNL)

Bus

TheBus is a convenient bus service for Honolulu City and County that goes from the airport to city centre. Bus Route 19 and 20 enter downtown, and arrive and depart approximately every 30 minutes. Bus stops are at the second level, so just follow the signs. Fares are $2.50 USD one-way for adults, $1.25 USD for youth (6 – 17), and free for 1 child under the age of 5 (as long as they are able to sit on a parent’s lap and do not require an independent seat).

Shuttle

SpeediShuttle offers trips to Downtown Honolulu one-way for approximately $16 USD. Shuttles are located on the ground level next to baggage claim C. You can arrange transportation at the shuttle stops.

Taxi Cab

AMPCO Express offers the airport’s taxi service which is found at the centre median in front of baggage claims. Taxi dispatchers wear yellow shirts with black letters that say “Taxi Dispatcher on them. Fare from the airport to city centre is $35 – $40 USD plus a baggage fee.

Kona International Airport at Keahole (KOA)

Pre-Arranged Services

Pre-arranged ground transportation is available from services like Gold Coast Town Car Service, Global Rider, SpeediShuttle, and Hawaii Executive Transportation Kona & Maui.

Taxi

Various independent taxi services are available by baggage claims A and B. Taxi dispatchers are in front of baggage claim to assist you. The fare starts at $3 USD and $0.40 USD per mile thereafter. A ride into Kona town costs approximately $25 USD.


Popular routes to Honolulu

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How to get around in Honolulu?

Transportation in Honolulu is plentiful and includes public and private transportation options.

Bus

Oahu’s public bus system is extensive and is called TheBus. Fares are $2.50 USD one-way for adults, $1.25 USD for youth (6 – 17), and free for 1 child under the age of 5. Maui’s Bus Public Transit System offers services throughout the region and costs $2 USD for each boarding. Kauai and the Big Island have limited bus services; therefore, other transportation is recommended.

Trolley

The Waikiki Trolley is an open-air, hop-on, hop-off trolley that seats approximately 34 passengers and includes narrated information during the drive. A 1-day pass is $45 USD, a 4-day pass is available for $65 USD and a 7-day pass is $70 USD.

Taxi

A 24-hour taxi service is available on each island of Hawaii, and vehicles generally have multilingual drivers. Taxi vehicle types vary from limos to vans to regular passenger vehicles. Fares typically start at $3 USD and approximately $0.40 USD per mile thereafter, plus a tip for the driver.

Moped and Motorcycle Rentals

Throughout the islands, you will find motorcycle and moped rentals. Mopeds, however, only go 48 kilometres / 30 miles per hour. So be cautious about where you ride your moped when sharing the road with other vehicles.

Car Rentals

Maximise how far you can travel on your Hawaii travel budget with affordable car rentals from momondo.


What are the visa and passport requirements when flying to Honolulu?

Australian and New Zealand nationals may travel to the United States for tourism purposes for stays of 90 days or less under the Visa Waiver Programme (VWP). However, travellers are required to have a valid authorization through the Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA) prior to travel.

For foreign nationals, please check the Hawaii Entry Requirements website.


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Additional info and tips about visiting Honolulu

Things to do and Places of Interest in Hawaii

Kauai is ideal if you want to do more hiking and trail hunting than beach leisure. You can take a trail that passes through a cascading waterfall or go kayaking. There are fishponds throughout the island that are thousands of years old. Oahu is ideal for tourists who want to enjoy the best beaches, crystal clear waters, and take some surfing lessons. The famous North Shore is a must-see while on the island, and there are plenty of farm-to-table eateries speckling the beach. Maui is the island of choice if you want to see small villages, artists in action, and go whale-watching. The beaches of Maui are pristine, and the water is always inviting.

Moloka’I is the island that stays true to nature. Here you will not see any traffic lights and it is common to see fishermen bringing in their fresh catch for local cafes. Take a mule ride to a remote settlement on the island and enjoy the adventures without technology interrupting the calm serenity of the place. The Big Island, which is the centre of Hawaii, is the largest island in the chain and has active volcanoes you can tour, historic parks, and the black sand beach. Lanai is home to multiple bays, trails, and a world-renowned golf course. It is the perfect place to picnic and just soak up the island atmosphere.

Tips and Tricks for Visiting Hawaii

Hawaii is a cluster of exotic islands; therefore, you might find yourself jumping from island to island to see all of the sights. If you are on a smaller budget, plan ahead and pick an island that has the attractions you are interested in so that you do not waste money island hopping. At sacred sites, such as a temple or dedicated rock wall, speak softly and walk quietly through the areas. Be careful to never leave trash behind. Also, do not alter any flowers or rocks, because your action can be interpreted as a sign of disrespect. Appreciate the leis handed to you at the airport as well as your hotel. These are symbols of peace given to visitors, and dismissing them is a sign of disrespect. The Hawaiian people have great respect for their elders; therefore, if you see the local elderly people, be sure to greet them and say “Aloha.