The flight time from Honolulu to San Jose is 5 hours, 9 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves HNL Honolulu, HI 3 minutes late.
19 minutes taxiing out
4 hours, 45 minutes in the air
5 minutes taxiing in
Arrives SJC San Jose, CA 1 minute late.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

Southwest
90%
Alaska
84%
Hawaiian
75%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Summary

The flight time from Honolulu to San Jose is 5 hours, 9 minutes. The time spent in the air is 4 hours, 45 minutes.

The flight distance from Honolulu to San Jose is 2417 Miles.

Reverse Journey

San Jose to Honolulu
5 hours, 29 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

Southwest
5h 4m
Alaska
5h 10m
Hawaiian
5h 13m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

12AM06AM12PM06PM1h2h3h4h5h
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?
(Average)

12AM06AM12PM06PM0.00.20.40.60.81.0

Flights Per Week

16

Distance

2417 Miles

Flights By Month ?

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Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun0123

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

Hawaiian
7
Southwest
4
Alaska
4

Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Honolulu from San Jose by plane?

The distance from Honolulu to San Jose by plane is 2417 Miles. This is the air distance on the most direct route taken by the vast majority of flights.

How long is the flight from Honolulu to San Jose?

The flight time from Honolulu to San Jose is 5 hours, 9 minutes. The time spent in the air is 4 hours, 45 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with Southwest being the fastest taking 5 hours, 4 minutes, and Hawaiian the slowest taking 5 hours, 13 minutes.

What airlines fly from Honolulu to San Jose?

Hawaiian, Southwest, and Alaska are the airlines with direct flights from Honolulu to San Jose.

Does Southwest fly from Honolulu to San Jose?

Yes! Southwest does fly from Honolulu (HNL) to San Jose (SJC). On average, they have 4 flights per week on this route. This may vary seasonally, please check the chart above for more details.

Tables and Explanations

Data Source

Our information is computed from the latest available data from the US Department of Transportation.

Average Timeline Timeline Chart

The average timeline contains the median time a flight spends in 3 stages. The first of these three stages is taxiing out which includes the time from the flight leaving the gate to taking off. The second stage is in the air, which includes the time spent from the flight leaving the ground to touching back down at the end of it's journey. The last stage is taxiing in, which is from when the flight touches down to the flight arriving at it's gate.

The average timeline also estimates on average of when the flight will leave and arrive relative to it's stated departure time.

Leaves Honolulu 3 minutes late
Taxi Out Time 19 minutes
In the Air 285 minutes
Taxiing In 5 minutes
Arrives San Jose 1 minute late

Flight Reliability Reliability Chart

The reliability of an airline measures how often the airline's flights on this route are cancelled or delayed more than 20 minutes. For example, from Honolulu to San Jose, Southwest is 90% reliable, which means that Southwest flights are on time 90% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Southwest 90% 10% 0%
Alaska 84% 15% 1%
Hawaiian 75% 25% 0%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Honolulu and San Jose, this is due to different operational factors on the ground, as well as scheduling of planes. Each airline's flight time is split into three stages which are described above in the "Average Timeline" section. There are also miscellaneous operational issues which are included in the below total but are not accounted for in one of the three stages.

Airline Taxiing Out
(minutes)
In the Air
(minutes)
Taxiing In
(minutes)
Total
(minutes)
Southwest 18 281 4 304
Alaska 22 282 5 310
Hawaiian 18 289 5 313

Flights By Time of Day Flight Time By Day Chart

This one is pretty self explanatory, it represents the number of flights that leave the gate in a given hour of the day. The tricky thing here is that this is normally not a whole number since it is an average over 52 weeks. Partial numbers may indicate that a flight may be seasonal or may take off at different times due to different operational factors.

Time Count
2pm 0.74
12pm 0.88
3pm 0.12
1pm 0.6

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Honolulu to San Jose that take off in a given month of the year. This number changes because some flights are seasonal, and almost all flights have uneven demand througout the year.

Month Count
January 51
February 44
March 49
April 47
May 75
June 88
July 93
August 88
September 77
October 80
November 80
December 84

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Honolulu to San Jose that take off on a given day of the week. Some routes only have enough demand to sustain a few trips a week, while others have many flights a day. This number is also an average across the year, and hence may not be a whole number.

Day Count
Monday 1.94
Tuesday 2.69
Wednesday 1.9
Thursday 2.65
Friday 1.96
Saturday 2.65
Sunday 2.65

Flight per Airline (per Week) Flights By Airline Chart

How many times an airline flies this route in a week. Different factors play into how often a carrier chooses to fly a given route including it's need to connect disparate routes, and demand.

Airline Flights per Week
Hawaiian 0
Southwest 0
Alaska 0

Flight Time By Time of Day Flight Time by Time of Day Chart

The total flight time varies by each hour of the day due to factors such as airport traffic. More flights leaving an airport may cause higher taxi in or taxi out times. See the description of the average timeline above for a deeper discussion of each of these times.

Time Taxi Out
(minutes)
In the Air
(minutes)
Taxi In
(minutes)
Total
(minutes)
2pm 21 282 5 309
12pm 17 285 4 308
3pm 24 285 5 314
1pm 19 287 5 312
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.