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There are 3 ways to get from Melbourne to Kailua-Kona by plane or bus

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Fly to Kona

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Kona (KOA)

2 alternative options

Fly to Kamuela, bus

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Kamuela (MUE)
  2. Take the bus from Waimea Kohala Airport to Keahuolu Courthouse

Fly to Hilo, bus

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Hilo (ITO)
  2. Take the bus from Mo oheau Bus Terminal to Kona Commons

Melbourne (MEL) to Kona (KOA) flights

134 Weekly Planes
16h 35m Average Duration
$375 Cheapest Price
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Kailua-Kona is to fly which costs $500 - $1,300 and takes 15h 37m.

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The fastest way to get from Melbourne to Kailua-Kona is to fly. Taking this option will cost $500 - $1,300 and takes 15h 37m.

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The distance between Melbourne and Kailua-Kona is 5547 miles.

It takes approximately 15h 37m to get from Melbourne to Kailua-Kona, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Melbourne Airport to Kona Airport. The quickest flight takes 15h 10m and has one stopover.

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Kailua-Kona is 20h behind Melbourne. It is currently 8:35 AM in Melbourne and 12:35 PM in Kailua-Kona.

Virgin Australia, Qantas, Air New Zealand and three other airlines offer flights from Melbourne Airport to Kona Airport.

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There are 442+ hotels available in Kailua-Kona. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Melbourne Airport is to bus which takes 30 min and costs $18.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Kailua-Kona.
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  • Distance: 5547.5 miles
  • Duration: 15h 37m

What companies run services between Melbourne, VIC, Australia and Kailua-Kona, Hawaiʻi Island, HI, USA?

Virgin Australia, Hawaiian Airlines and five other airlines fly from Melbourne to Kailua-Kona hourly.

Airlines
Hawaiian Airlines
Website
hawaiianairlines.com
Flights from Melbourne to Kona via Sydney, Honolulu
Ave. Duration
14h 59m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,400
Flights from Melbourne to Kona via Honolulu
Ave. Duration
12h 11m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $900
Flights from Melbourne to Kona via Auckland, Honolulu
Ave. Duration
15h 54m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,600
Flights from Melbourne to Kona via Honolulu, Kahului
Ave. Duration
16h 10m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $900
Flights from Melbourne to Hilo via Sydney, Honolulu
Ave. Duration
15h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,400
Flights from Melbourne to Hilo via Honolulu
Ave. Duration
12h 9m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,600
Flights from Melbourne to Hilo via Auckland, Honolulu
Ave. Duration
17h 46m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $2,700
Southern Airways Express
Website
iflysouthern.com
Flights from Melbourne to Kamuela via Honolulu, Lanai, Kahului
Ave. Duration
17h
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $900
Flights from Melbourne to Kamuela via Honolulu, Kahului
Ave. Duration
17h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$370 - $900
Flights from Melbourne to Kamuela via Sydney, Honolulu, Kahului
Ave. Duration
17h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $1,600
Flights from Melbourne to Kamuela via Honolulu, Hoolehua, Kahului
Ave. Duration
23h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $900
Flights from Melbourne to Kamuela via Auckland, Honolulu, Kahului
Ave. Duration
20h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,600
Flights from Melbourne to Kamuela via Honolulu, Lihue, Kahului
Ave. Duration
17h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$390 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Melbourne to Kona via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
22h 17m
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,000
Flights from Melbourne to Kona via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
22h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$850 - $2,100
Flights from Melbourne to Kona via Auckland, Honolulu
Ave. Duration
17h 58m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,600
Flights from Melbourne to Kona via Sydney, Honolulu
Ave. Duration
14h 33m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,600
Flights from Melbourne to Kona via Los Angeles, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
24h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$850 - $2,100
Bus operators
Hele-On Bus
Website
heleonbus.org
Bus from Waimea Kohala Airport to Keahuolu Courthouse
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
heleonbus.org
One Way - Seniors +60 / Disabled / Students
$1
One Way - Basic
$2
Bus from Mo oheau Bus Terminal to Kona Commons
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
heleonbus.org
One Way - Seniors +60 / Disabled / Students
$0
One Way - Basic
$0

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