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Travelers usually depart from O Hare International, Chicago Midway International, Chicago, IL - Union Station, Chicago Rockford International, or Chicago Downtown Greyhound Station when they travel from Chicago to Honolulu. The distance between Chicago and Honolulu is 6826 km. The most popular airlines for this route are United Airlines, and Alaska Airlines. Chicago and Honolulu have 30 direct flights per week.

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Alaska AirlinesASAASYesOpens 24 days before flight
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Honolulu travel tips

1) When booking a hotel in Honolulu, pay attention to taxes included

When booking accommodation, carefully study the amount of taxes specified or appearing at the last stage of the booking. Often, they exceed the rental price a couple of times. In addition, when searching for accommodation through Airbnb, make sure that you are not offered a tent in the garden or a mattress in the car trunk (Campervan Rental).

2) Visit the Bishop Museum in Honolulu, the largest museum in Hawaii

Bishop Museum is the main natural and cultural institution in the Pacific district. It is known for its research, libraries, archives, and rich collections, in particular, a collection of Polynesian cultural and scientific exhibits. Here you can explore the huge entomological collection, which has more than 13.5 million exhibits.

3) Climb the Koko Crater Railway Trail – there are 1,050 steps to spectacular views of the Honolulu coastline

The stairs of the Koko crater are essentially the railway tracks for the military tram, which brought stuff and personnel to lookouts and bunkers during the Second World War. Therefore, the trail is not easy and sometimes risky, perhaps a guide will be useful. Those who are not ready for the ascent can have a good time inside the crater, in the stables and the Botanical Garden, famous for its cacti and succulents.

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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Chicago to Honolulu?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Chicago and Honolulu takes around 9.2 hours.
What is the flight distance between Chicago and Honolulu?
The flight distance between Chicago and Honolulu is 6826 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Chicago and Honolulu?
Several carriers operate flights between Chicago and Honolulu. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include United Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Chicago?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Chicago and Las Vegas, Guadalajara, Denver, Orlando, Phoenix, Mexico City, Paris, Barcelona, Tampa, Miami, London, Rome, Los Angeles, Madrid, Fort Myers, Athens, San Francisco, New York, Austin, Atlanta.
What are the most popular routes to and from Honolulu?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Honolulu and Denver, Manila, Tokyo, Denpasar, Houston, Atlanta, Detroit, Kahului, Los Angeles, Seoul, Osaka, Salt Lake City, Kailua, Dallas, Bangkok, Okinawa Island, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., Minneapolis, Hagåtña.
Which airports are there in Chicago?
Chicago is mainly served by O Hare International. But there are other airports nearby, including Chicago Midway International, Chicago Rockford International.
What airports are near Chicago?
The main airport in Chicago is O Hare International. It is also served by Gerald R. Ford International, General Mitchell International, General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International, Dane County Regional, Fort Wayne International, Central Illinois Regional, South Bend International, Quad City International, Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International, Decatur.
What airports are near Honolulu?
The main airport in Honolulu is Daniel K. Inouye International. It is also served by Daniel K. Inouye International.
What buses and trains depart from Chicago?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Chicago, including Greyhound.
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