There are 3 ways to get from Kailua to North Shore (Oahu) by bus, taxi or car
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Kailua to North Shore (Oahu) by bus and walk
The journey time between Kailua and North Shore (Oahu) is around 2h 36m and covers a distance of around 46 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 37 min. Operated by TheBus, the Kailua to North Shore (Oahu) service departs from Kalaheo Ave + Kaapuni Dr and arrives in North Shore (Oahu). Typically 104 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.
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Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Kailua to North Shore (Oahu) is to bus which costs $3 and takes 2h 36m.
The quickest way to get from Kailua to North Shore (Oahu) is to taxi which costs $160 - $200 and takes 50 min.
No, there is no direct bus from Kailua to North Shore (Oahu). However, there are services departing from Kalaheo Ave + Kaapuni Dr and arriving at Kamehameha Hwy + Pohaku Loa Way via Kaneohe Bay Dr + Mokapu Bl and Kawa St + Mehana St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 36m.
The distance between Kailua and North Shore (Oahu) is 27 miles. The road distance is 40.6 miles.
The best way to get from Kailua to North Shore (Oahu) without a car is to bus which takes 2h 36m and costs $3.
It takes approximately 2h 36m to get from Kailua to North Shore (Oahu), including transfers.
Kailua to North Shore (Oahu) bus services, operated by TheBus, depart from Kawa St + Mehana St station.
Kailua to North Shore (Oahu) bus services, operated by TheBus, arrive at Kamehameha Hwy + Pohaku Loa Way station.
Yes, the driving distance between Kailua to North Shore (Oahu) is 41 miles. It takes approximately 50 min to drive from Kailua to North Shore (Oahu).
There are 83+ hotels available in North Shore (Oahu). Prices start at $100 USD per night.
What companies run services between Kailua, Honolulu County, HI, USA and North Shore (Oahu), HI, USA?
TheBus operates a bus from Kawa St + Mehana St to Kamehameha Hwy + Pohaku Loa Way every 30 minutes, and the journey takes 1h 33m.
Bus from Kawa St + Mehana St to Kamehameha Hwy + Pohaku Loa Way
- Ave. Duration
- 1h 33m
- Every 30 minutes
- Estimated price
- Schedules at
- Ave. Duration
- 50 min
- Estimated price
- $160 - $200
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