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There are 4 ways to get from Honolulu to Kailua by bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Line 56 bus  •  27m

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

$3

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  18m

  1. Take a taxi from Honolulu to Kailua 12.5 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  18m

  1. Drive from Honolulu to Kailua 12.5 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  18m

  1. Take an Uber from Honolulu to Kailua 12.5 miles

$25 - $35

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

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

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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 27m.

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The distance between Honolulu and Kailua is 10 miles. The road distance is 12.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Honolulu to Kailua without a car is to line 56 bus which takes 27m and costs $3.

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The line 56 bus from Alakea St + S Hotel St to Oneawa St + Kuulei Rd takes 27m including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Honolulu to Kailua bus services, operated by TheBus, depart from Alakea St + S Hotel St station.

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Honolulu to Kailua bus services, operated by TheBus, arrive at Oneawa St + Kuulei Rd station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Honolulu to Kailua is 12 miles. It takes approximately 18m to drive from Honolulu to Kailua.

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There are 963+ hotels available in Kailua. Prices start at $125 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 10.1 miles
  • Duration: 27m

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 27m.

Bus operators
TheBus
Website
thebus.org
Bus from Alakea St + S Hotel St to Oneawa St + Kuulei Rd
Ave. Duration
27m
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
18m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$25 - $35
Military
$25 - $35
UberX
$25 - $35
UberXL
$45 - $60
Select
$50 - $65
Taxi from Honolulu to Kailua
Ave. Duration
18m
Estimated price
$50 - $65
The Cab
Phone
+1 808-422-2222
Website
thecabhawaii.com
EcoCab
Phone
+1 808-979-1010
Website
ecocabhawaii.com

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