How to Reach Hilo - The Easiest Way to Reach Hilo


  • By Air: The main airport in Hilo is the Hilo International Airport. There are flights connecting Hilo to Honulolu and LAX airports. 


  • Rent a Car: There are many rental agencies all across Hilo, from where almost all visitors hire cars from.
  • By Taxi: There are taxis available throughout the city to commute to popular attractions.
  • By Bus: The Hele-On Bus system is available to travel to very specific places around Hilo.

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How to Reach Hilo from Nearby Cities

Route Distance Time
Kea‘au to Hilo 11.8 km 11 mins
Honomu to Hilo 14.59 km 14 mins
Paauilo to Hilo 44.44 km 44 mins
Honokaa to Hilo 55.25 km 55 mins
Kailua-kona to Hilo 104.59 km 1 hour 44 mins
Kahului to Hilo 193.47 km 3 hours 13 mins
Honolulu to Hilo 347.75 km 5 hours 47 mins
Mililani to Hilo 369.44 km 6 hours 9 mins
Kapaa to Hilo 530.29 km 8 hours 50 mins
San francisco to Hilo 3903.91 km 65 hours 3 mins