How to Reach Volcano


  • Airport: The nearest airport to Volcanoes Hawaii is the Hilo Airport. From here all the inter island flights operate. From here you can take the Highway 11 and drive to the Park or near the park. The park is about a 35 minute drive from here. The other airport is the Kona Airport that is known for transporting local carriers such as the Mokulele and Hawaiian Airlines.


  • Rentals: You can rent out cars, bikes, bicycles and other commercial tour buses from the Hilo Airport and the Kona Airport. It is almost impossible to find or rent anything from the park or near the park. Even in the city, this is the only way to commute or you can choose to walk.
  • Bus: Hele on Bus is a public transport service but it has very limited routes.
Route Distance Time
Waikoloa village to Volcano 79.71 km 1 hour 19 mins
Honolulu to Volcano 348.92 km 5 hours 48 mins
San francisco to Volcano 3927.5 km 65 hours 27 mins
Vacaville to Volcano 3986.24 km 66 hours 26 mins
Seattle to Volcano 4283.63 km 71 hours 23 mins
Renton to Volcano 4287.97 km 71 hours 27 mins
Phoenix to Volcano 4889.74 km 81 hours 29 mins
Pleasant grove to Volcano 5035.48 km 83 hours 55 mins
Saint louis to Volcano 7236.75 km 120 hours 36 mins
Kokomo to Volcano 7651.62 km 127 hours 31 mins