- Cheapest way to travel between Hawaiian islands?
- Are inter-island flights cheaper last minute?
- When does Hawaiian Airlines have inter-island specials?
- What’s the flight time from Honolulu to Big Island and other islands?
- Is there an inter-island ferry?
- Which is the cheapest island to visit?
-The cheapest normal way to travel between island is with Hawaiian Airlines. They’re usually $140-160 roundtrip. Many of us who live here have friends with boats or planes, which of course changes things, but if you’re visiting the island Hawaiian Air is the best route for convenience & price.
-In general inter-island flights are the same price whether booked in advance or last minute.
-The flight time between islands are all between 30-60 minutes. From Honolulu to Kona on the Big Island (Big Island’s “Waikiki”) is around 47 minutes. It’s closer to 55 hrs if you’re headed to BI’s Hilo.
-There is no longer an inter-island ferry.
Here’s a list of times from different islands:
Oahu (HNL) non-stop to:
- Kauai ~ 35 minutes
- Maui ~ 39 minutes
- Hawaii (Big) Island Kona ~ 47 minutes
- Hawaii (Big Island Hilo ~ 55 minutes
Kauai (LIH) non-stop to :
- Oahu ~ 35 minutes
- Maui ~ 49 minutes
- Hawaii (Big) Island Kona ~ 55 minutes
- Hawaii (Big) Island Hilo ~ 2 hours (No non-stops available)
Maui (OGG) non-stop to:
- Kauai ~ 49 minutes
- Oahu ~ 39 minutes
- Hawaii (Big) Island Kona ~ 35 minutes
- Hawaii (Big) Island Hilo ~ 40 minutes
Hawaii (Big) Island Kona (KOA) non-stop to:
- Kauai ~ 55 minutes
- Oahu ~ 47 minutes
- Maui ~ 35 minutes
- Hawaii (Big) Island Hilo ~ 2 hours (No non-stops available, but of course, this travel is drivable.)
Hawaii (Big) Island Hilo (ITO) non-stop to:
- Kauai ~ 2 hours (No non-stop is available.)
- Oahu ~ 55 minutes
- Maui ~ 40 minutes
- Hawaii (Big) Island Kona ~ 2 hours (No non-stops available, but of course, this travel is drivable.)
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