Honolulu Airport Informational Guide to Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL) - Non Official

Honolulu Airport Bus

See as follows the available bus options from Honolulu Airport:


The City & County of Honolulu provides bus services from Honolulu Airport. Buses run every 30 minutes approximately, depending on the route number.

Bus route 19

Airport-Waikiki / Airport-Hickam Air Force Base. 

Eastbound route

Airport, Kalihi Kai (via Nimitz Highway), Downtown Honolulu, The Honolulu Civic Center, Ala Moana Shopping Center, Waikiki.

Westbound route

From Honolulu Airport to Hickam Air Force Base.

See schedule here.

Bus route 20

Airport - Waikiki / Airport - Pearlridge Shopping Center. 

Eastbound route

Airport - Kalihi (via Nimitz Highway) - Downtown Honolulu - The Honolulu Civic Center - Ala Moana Shopping Center - Waikiki.

Westbound route

Airport - Arizona Memorial - Aloha Stadium - Aiea - Pearlridge Shopping Center.

See schedule here.

Bus route 31

Tripler Medical Center-Kalihi Transit Center / Airport-Kalihi Transit Center. 

Eastbound route

Tripler Medical Center - Kalihi Transit Center.

Westbound route

Airport - Kalihi Transit Center.

See schedule here.

Other routes

Routes 9, 40, 40A, 42 and 62 run on Nimitz Highway within a walking distance of the Airport.


Bus stops are located along the center median, on the second level roadway.


- If child sits on adults lap (max. age 5): Free
- Children & Students (6-17 years): $1.25
- Adults: $2.50
- Senior Citizen with Reduced Fare card / valid US Medicare card: $1.00
- Visitor Pass - four consecutive day pass. Unlimited use: $25.00
- Monthly Bus Pass Student, up to high school: $30.00
- Adult: $60.00
- Senior Bus Pass with Senior card: $10.00

*Prices may change. 

Baggage rules

No backpacks with metal frames allowed. No bag must be larger than 22"x14"x9".

For more information, please call Customer Service: +1 (808) 848-4500 or Route Information: +1 (808) 848-5555.