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Cheap flights to Hawaii (HNL) for 2022

Find the best flight deals and fares from Australia to Honolulu, Hawaii.

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Hawaii is known for its breathtaking islands, national parks and crystal clear waters. From Australia, you can fly direct on full-service and budget carriers - so you really can catch a great deal before you catch those epic waves.

Today's Hawaii flight deals


Flights to Hawaii from $1,268 return

Verified 5 days ago Expires 8 Jul 2022
Available on flights from 21 July – 3 September 2022. Sample fare is Sydney-Honolulu.

Free change fees on flights

Available on all flights to Hawaii. T&Cs apply.

TL;DR: Hawaii flights

Hawaii's airport:
Honolulu (HNL)

Get the best price:
February and June

Frequently asked questions about flights to Hawaii

How much does it cost to fly to Hawaii?

On average, it costs $749 return to fly to Hawaii from Australia, according to Cheapflights..

Direct flights are available from Sydney and Melbourne on Hawaiian Airlines, Qantas and Jetstar.

By flying direct and on budget you can get down to $484 return. This is based on a Jetstar flight from Sydney in March 2022.

When is the cheapest time to fly to Hawaii?

The cheapest months to visit Hawaii are February and June.

February is quiet as it's right after the Christmas break though it's also one of colder and rainier months on the islands.

June offers warmer weather with tops of 27ºC. However, it's cheap to travel this month as it's the beginning of hurricane season and the waters can become choppy.

To get the best deals avoid travelling in July, August, December or January as these are the American and Australian school holidays.

For a good mix of weather and price, try visiting during the shoulder months of April, May and September.

Cheapest months to fly:

February and June

Priciest months to fly:

April and December

How long does it take to fly to Hawaii from Australia?

  • From Sydney: 9.5 hours, non-stop
  • From Melbourne: 10.5 hours, non-stop
  • From Brisbane: 15 hours, with one stopover
  • From Perth: 17 hours, with one stopover

Which airlines fly direct to Hawaii from Australia?

What is the best airline to fly to Hawaii?

  • Best for price: Jetstar is by far the best priced as it is the only budget airline that flies direct to Hawaii. From Sydney you can snatch up fares for under $500 return.
  • Best for extras: Hawaiian Airlines has one of the most generous check-in baggage allowances and lets Aussies take up to 64kgs each, shared across two checked bags. You can also take your surf board as part of your allowance.
  • Best for frequent flyer rewards: Qantas and Hawaiian Airlines both let you earn points with their programs, Qantas Frequent Flyer and Hawaiian Miles, respectively.

How many points do I need to fly to Greece?

Departure CityPoints required for a return Qantas economy class flight
Gold Coast83,800

Want to earn a free flight to Hawaii?

These frequent flyer credit card offers can give you more than enough bonus points for a complimentary flight (minus applicable taxes) to Honolulu (HNL) from major cities across Australia.

NAB Qantas Rewards Signature Card

Up to 120,000 bonus Qantas Points
Discounted $295 first year annual fee

Offer may be withdrawn at any time

Eligibility criteria, terms and conditions, fees and charges apply


American Express Velocity Platinum Card

Receive 100,000 bonus Velocity Points

Offer may be withdrawn at any time

Eligibility criteria, terms and conditions, fees and charges apply

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How far in advance should I book my flights to Hawaii?

According to Kayak, booking your trip at least 3 weeks in advance can get you a ticket for under $749 return.

Where is the airport in Hawaii?

Daniel K. Inouye International Airport, or more commonly Hawaii International Airport, is in Honolulu on the main island of O'ahu.

It sits just 9km west of Honolulu city and is a 20-30 minute drive to the tourist strip. Airport shuttles can take your direct to your hotel from $22 each way.

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