How to get from Honolulu to Kailua

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Line 56 bus  •  25 min

  1. Take the line 56 bus from Alakea St + S Hotel St to Oneawa St + Kuulei Rd 56 / ...

$3

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  18 min

  1. Take a taxi from Honolulu to Kailua 12.5 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  18 min

  1. Drive from Honolulu to Kailua 12.5 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  18 min

  1. Take an Uber from Honolulu to Kailua 12.5 miles

$24 - $35

What companies run services between Honolulu, HI, USA and Kailua, HI, USA?

TheBus operates a bus from Honolulu to Kailua every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 25 min.

Bus operators
TheBus
Website
thebus.org
Bus from Alakea St + S Hotel St to Oneawa St + Kuulei Rd
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
thebus.org
Other operators
Uber Honolulu
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Honolulu to Kailua
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Signup at
uber.com
ASSIST
$24 - $35
uberMILITARY
$24 - $35
uberX
$24 - $35
uberXL
$40 - $60
SELECT
$45 - $65
Taxi from Honolulu to Kailua
Ave. Duration
18 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65
EcoCab
Phone
+1 808-979-1010
Website
ecocabhawaii.com
The Cab
Phone
+1 808-422-2222
Website
thecabhawaii.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Honolulu and Kailua is 16 km. The road distance is 20 km.

The cheapest way to get from Honolulu to Kailua is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 18 min.

The quickest way to get from Honolulu to Kailua is to taxi which takes 18 min and costs $50 - $65.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Alakea St + S Hotel St and arriving at Oneawa St + Kuulei Rd. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 25 min.

The line 56 bus from Alakea St + S Hotel St to Oneawa St + Kuulei Rd takes 25 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.