Cheap Flights from Kona to Honolulu International in 2019

Flight information Kona to Honolulu International

Cheapest roundtrip price last month


Non-stop airlines


Flights per week


Average flight time, total distance 163 miles

0h 42min

Most popular airline last month

Hawaiian Airlines

Honolulu International

1 airport

You can fly from Kona to Honolulu on what Hawaii terms “inter-island flights.” Kona is located on the “Big Island” of Hawaii. This sixty-mile-long district is known for its coffee farms. You will also find many historic landmarks here. Routes from Kona to Honolulu connect you with Hawaii’s government and business center. Honolulu is also a major tourist city.

Airlines Operating in Kona

You can fly from Kona to Honolulu on Island Air, Hawaiian Airlines, and Mokulele. Flights take an hour or less. You can fly direct to Honolulu, but you must be careful to choose a direct flight, because these airlines also offer multi-stop flights.


You will board your plane using a portable ramp that is wheeled up to the airplane door. In other words, this airport lacks many of the amenities you might expect from larger international airports.

Although the airport accommodates 717, 737, 757, 767, and 777 airplanes, the inter-island planes are much smaller.

You will find gates one through five at Terminal 1. This is also where you will find Baggage Claim A. Gates six through ten are located at Terminal 2, which also contains Baggage Claim B.

How Long in Advance Should You Arrive?

Getting to your gate can take anywhere from 15 to 60 minutes. It is wise to arrive at least 90 minutes before your flight departure time.

It is common for two to three flights to be leaving at the same time, which can cause backups at the security checkpoints.

Your Arrival Airport

When you fly to Honolulu, you will be landing at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport. This airport offers services for people with disabilities, as well as a business center.

You will arrive at the inter-island terminal, which is Terminal 2. This contains gates 54 through 61. A variety of lounges and dot the terminal, and you will even find a barber shop and beauty salon.

You can take the Wiki Wiki Shuttle to area hotels, and local bus service is available. You may also take advantage of car rental.

Comparison Between Kona and Honolulu

The weather is practically the same for Kona and Honolulu. The real difference is in the nightlife. Kona has little nightlife, and is very quiet after 9:30 at night. Honolulu, on the other hand, has a vibrant nightlife, with music, dancing, and dining until the wee hours. For this reason, Honolulu can be more expensive to visit than Kona.

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