Honolulu (Oahu Island) - Airport to Waikiki Hotel



Airport to Hotel



Welcome to Hipfig’s Travel Guide Series on Honolulu, Hawaii.  In this article, will will be discussing how to get to Waikiki Area hotels using public transportation and other ground transportation from Honolulu International Airport.  

Public Bus: TheBus is the public bus system in Oahu.  It is a good option is you only have a carry on. 

There are baggage limitations for TheBus. All bags must be able to be placed under the feet or on the lap without protruding into the aisle way.

To get to Waikiki catch bus 19 or 20 from the bus Stops which are located on the second level roadway along the center median. Look for the signs.

Bus Route No. 19:  Eastbound route goes from the airport, and ends in Waikiki. Westbound route goes from the airport and ends at Hickam Air Force Base.

Bus Route No. 20:  Eastbound route goes from the airport, and ends in Waikiki. Westbound route goes from the airport to the Arizona Memorial, Aloha Stadium, Aiea and ends at Pearlridge Shopping Center.

Make sure to have exact change when taking the bus

By Airport Shuttle Bus:
Airport Shuttle bus provides affordable on demand door to door service from the airport to your hotel.
Airport Shuttle bus are available either at arrival or can be pre-arranged online before you land in Honolulu.
Two major airport shuttle providers in Honolulu are:
1). Robert Hawaii Airport Shuttle
2). Speedi Shuttle


By Taxi Cab service:
Taxi Cab Service is available on the center median in front of the terminal baggage claim areas in arrival section.
See the taxi dispatchers - Yellow shirts with black lettering, and the wording “TAXI DISPATCHER” for service.
The fare from the airport to Waikiki during non-rush hour periods is approximately $40.00-$60.00 depending on your hotel location, plus a baggage charge of 50 cents per bag. Fare is by meter only.

By Car Rental:
Car rental shuttles stop in designated areas along the center median on the ground level outside of baggage claim areas.
Six rental car companies, Advantage, Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Hertz and National are located on airport. Four others provide off-airport car rentals. Registration counters are located in the Baggage Claim area. On airport rental car offices are located on the ground level opposite Baggage Claim G.


Hotel to Airport



You can book pre-arranged Airport shuttle for pickup from your hotel.
If taking public transit or returning a car, allow an extra 2 hours.
Depending on your budget, you can also take a limousine, taxi or private car from Hotel to Airport.
Please check with a bellhop or concierge at your hotel on the most convenient way for your family needs.