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The Bus

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Address: Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96819
Phone Number:
808 848-5555
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Oahu's public transportation system.

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Good way to get around

Inexpensive way to get around. We used an app for The Bus on our iPhone and found it very simple to get around. Saw lots of Oahu and able to visit Pearl Harbor via The Bus.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Brenda S
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69 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the best bus I have ever used. This is also the easiest and the cheapest way to go round the island. The price is almost the same 2.5 USD per ride, and you will get transfer coupon that can be use later. I used the application downloaded from appstore daBus, it is the easiest way to plan your... More 

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Thank Bram K
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19 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Inexpensive way to get around. We used an app for The Bus on our iPhone and found it very simple to get around. Saw lots of Oahu and able to visit Pearl Harbor via The Bus.

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Thank Brenda S
Moreno Valley, California
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127 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

DaBus app helps you out a lot. $2.50 per ride but you can get transfers for one extra connection. Bus stops are everywhere.

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Thank Rickczap
New York City, New York
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452 reviews
322 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The bus certainly gives you a feel for Hawaii and an opportunity to meet locals, and helpful when you want to avoid parking. Definitely worth a trip or 2, but personally I prefer to rent a car.

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Thank Mark42139
Tacoma
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20 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Bus is a great way to get around Oahu! 2017 rate is $2.50, which includes one transfer. Schedules are easy to interpret.

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Thank Kathy M
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26 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The bus is easy to figure out. I downloaded the app. Even though they try to follow a schedule, we waited sometimes over half hour just to have two of the same buses show up back to back. You can't be in a hurry to get somewhere, leave extra time.

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Thank Karen M
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7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

A really good way of getting around whale visiting Honolulu. The price is only $2.5 and you can transfere to a different bus for free within 2 hours. The drivers a very nice and helpfull. Only problem is that it is a bit difficult to go someplaces....I really wanted to visit the punchbowl cementery, but it just got too comlicated.... More 

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Thank Marie B
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Cheap and easy way to navigate around the island. Drivers were professional. Some of the drivers seemed to drive a little "ram rody". I knew to expect sudden stops and starts but some of them seemed a little excessive.

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Saskatoon, Canada
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104 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

It is only$2.50 for an adult and you get a transfer to be used within two hrs. You can go anywhere on the island on the bus. If you are here for a longer stay, get a month pass , avaible at ABC stores

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Thank Terry E
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37 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

This is your basic city bus, gets you where you need to go. Drivers are very helpful to the lost & confused tourists. Usually crowded with a lot of stops.

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