Cheap Flights from San Diego to Honolulu

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San Diego to Honolulu Flight Information

Departure Airport in San Diego, California

San Diego Airport

Official Name: San Diego International Airport

Airport Code: SAN

Location: 3 mi (4.8 km) northwest of Downtown San Diego, California

Quick Facts about SAN: The airport is a focus city for Alaska Airlines and Southwest Airlines

On Time Performance Ranking

Departure: 8 | Arrival: 10

Arrival Airport in Honolulu, Hawaii

Honolulu International Airport

Official Name: Daniel K. Inouye International Airport

Airport Code: HNL

Location: The airport is located in the Honolulu census-designated place three miles (5 km) northwest of Honolulu’s central business district.

Quick Facts: The airport is identified as one of the 30 busiest airports in the United States. It’s the hub for Hawaiian Airlines.

On Time Performance Ranking

Departure: 1 | Arrival: 1

Operating Airlines 

Airlines Flights by Stop Connection Airport
Alaska (AS) Nonstop Not applicable
Hawaiian Airlines (HA) Nonstop Not applicable
Alaska (AS) 1-Stop San Jose (SJC), Seattle (SEA)
Hawaiian Airlines 1-Stop Kahului (OGG)
Alaska (AS) 2-Stop Portland (PDX), Seattle (SEA)
Alaska (AS) 2-Stop San Francisco (SFO), Seattle (SEA)
American (AA) 2-Stop Dallas Fort Worth (DFW), Los Angeles (LAX)


United Airlines (UA) goes with a codeshare agreement with Hawaiian Airlines to offer 1 and 2-stop flights. A two-stop fight may have its connection at San Francisco (SFO) and San Jose (SJC), OR Seattle (SEA) and Denver (DEN).

Flight Distance, Flight Time

Flight distance: 2,623 miles/4206 km

Flight time: 05 hours 04 minutes

Time Difference: SAN is 3 hours ahead of HNL

The flight time is calculated by assuming the aircraft speed as 804.67 km or 500 miles per hour. The flight distance is straight aerial distance between the two points. Also, the flight time is only the time spent in the air, i.e., it doesn’t include the take-off and landing times. If there is a technical stop-over or layover, the overall travel time increases further.

Honolulu Tourism Season


Winter (January to April)

  1. Temperature: Highs between 80s to mid-80s°F
  2. Rainfall: 9.4 to 11.4 inches |rainfall days/month: 7 to 8
  3. Humidity: 73.3 to 68.8 percent
  4. Perfect for sea activities and any outdoor indulging


Fall (November, December)

  1. Temperature: Lows of 70s to lows of 80s
  2. Rainfall: 11 to 10.2 inches | rainfall days/month: 9 to 10
  3. Humidity: 70 to 72 percent
  4. Discourages outdoor activities


Summer (June to September)

  1. Temperature: Upper limits around highs of 80s
  2. Rainfall: 6 to 9.4 inches |rainfall days/month: 5 to 7
  3. Humidity: 64 percent
  4. Expect good crowd as schools remain closed

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What percentage of departure flights take off on time at San Diego International Airport?

Eighty-one percent of the total domestic departure flights took off on time at the airport.

What percentage of arrival flights gets delayed at Honolulu International Airport?

Eighty-six percent of the total flights that arrived in 2019 from domestic cities were on time at the airport, according to the US Govt. Department of Transportation.

Which is the best airline to fly from San Diego to Honolulu?

Hawaiian Airlines (HA) tops the list of carriers operating on this route by on-time performance. The data is sourced from OAG OTP Report (June ’18 – May ’19)


Airlines On-Time Flight % Total Flights
Hawaiian Airlines 87.8 99,857
Alaska Airlines 80.7 456,996
American Airlines 78.9 2,320,441
United Airlines 76.9 1,769,122