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Getting Here

After Hours Phone Number: (808) 967-8335

Shuttle Service

Available to and from the Hilo Airport for authorized patrons and sponsored civilians.

FY 2020 Fee: $20 per person, one way. Schedule as noted below.

Shuttle reservations or cancellations must be made at least 48 hours in advance to avoid a service fee. Allow 1 hour travel time each way.

Depart from KMC Lobby: 8:30 am   Noon - 2:30 pm

Pick- up at Hilo Airport: 11:00 am - 1:30 pm - 3:45 pm

During peak periods, there may be an additional airport shuttle pick-up on a Thursday or Friday evening. Please call +1(808) 967-8333 for more information.

Driving Directions

From Hilo Airport, turn left onto Hwy.11 and travel south for about 28 miles until you reach the main entrance of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park (past mile marker 28). It will take about 1 hour.

From Kona International Airport, turn right onto Hwy. 19 south, which will become Hwy. 11 as you pass through Kona. It is about 100 miles to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and can take about 3 hours.

Enter the park at the Main Entrance to get to KMC. Drive 1 mile past the Kilauea Visitor Center, passing the steam vents. There will be a grassy front lawn and row of cottages. In the center of the row is the Headquarters/Front Desk building for check-ins.

For convenience and ease, most guests will fly into Hilo Airport.