“TheBus” is Oahu’s most reliable and sustainable mode of transportation. Starting July 1, 2022 there will be new rates for TheBus. They are raising their rates for the first time in four years to help subsidize the increasing operational costs. If you don’t want to rent a car or catch a Uber, “TheBus” is the best mode of transportation and best value on the island! TheBus is very affordable and easy to use.
The Circle Island Bus will take you on the most scenic views Oahu! Enjoy a relaxing picturesque ride of sandy beaches, quaint towns and pineapple fields! Stop to grab some rays on the North Shore, challenge yourself at Dole Plantation’s Giant Pineapple Garden Maze, then reward yourself with the world famous Dole Whip. Make a day at Sea Life Park Hawaii to check out the bird sanctuary, feed the sea lions and view the sensational Dolphin Show! TheBus even has express routes if you want get to Ala Moana Shopping Center or Pearl Harbor with limited stops!
Please be mindful of others by wearing a mask while riding TheBus to protect you and other riders from the highly transmissible Covid-19 virus. We would not want anyone to get sick while on their Hawaiian vacation. Please give up your seat for the elderly or someone with young children.
NEW TheBus Rates (as of 7/1/22)
Adults $3 Single Ride (2.5 hours of free transfers) / Day Pass $7.50
Kids $1.50 between 6-17 years / Day Pass $3.75
Children are FREE (5 years and below with paying adult)
Seniors $1.25 (65+ years or HOLO Senior Card) / Day Pass $3
U.S. Medicare Card $1.25 Valid Medicare Card or HOLO Medicare Card / Day Pass $3
Riders are encouraged to get a HOLO card to pay for rides onboard TheBus. You can purchase a HOLO Card at 200+ stores across Oahu, located in most ABC Stores and 7-Elevens. Visit holocard.net to find a location near you. You can get a Day, Month or Annual Pass. You can also earn a Day Pass by paying for 2 rides, then ride the rest of the day for free! A family can manage multiple riders under one HOLO account and fare capping will make sure you don’t over pay for a daily or monthly fare. There is also a 2.5 hour transfer window! TheBus is easy, affordable, and convenient for visitors. Keep in mind that bags need to fit on your lap or get stowed under your seat.
Get an annual pass and reduced fare HOLO cards—including Disability, Medicare, Senior, and Youth cards— at TheBus Pass Office on Middle Street. Senior and Youth cards are also available at Satellite City Halls.
Call the HOLO Helpline at (808) 768-4656 from 7:30 AM to 4 PM, Monday to Friday, Closed on City holidays. Visit and TheBus.org For route and schedule information, call (808) 848-5555 or (808) 852-6080. Call between 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Hawaii Standard Time, Mondays to Fridays.