Frequently Asked Questions - How to Ride
There will be a single fare system for the train and TheBus. Transit riders will be able to use a single pass to ride both the train and TheBus. Senior, student, and other discounts for bus service will apply.
Trains will operate daily from 4 a.m. to midnight. Trains will arrive at stations about every five minutes during peak travel times, and about every 11 minutes during non-peak times.
Yes. There are four park-and-ride facilities planned. They will be at the East Kapolei, UH-West Oahu, Pearl Highlands and Aloha Stadium stations, providing 4,100 spaces combined. The city bus routes will be reconfigured to provide shuttle-like services to the rail stations from nearby communities and high-use facilities, like hospitals and shopping centers. In addition, each station will have drop-off areas, including areas for the Handi-Van that comply with all requirements of the Americans With Disabilities Act.
Items allowed on the trains include: bicycles, surfboards, wheelchairs, strollers, coolers, and luggage.
There will be bus routes going to all stations and four new bus transit centers at following stations: UH West Oahu, West Loch, Pearl Highlands, and Aloha Stadium.
Four park-and-ride lots will be constructed at the following stations: East Kapolei, UH West Oahu, Pearl Highlands, and Aloha Stadium. These will provide a total of 4,100 parking spaces. For the convenience of Central Oahu transit users, a dedicated access ramp will directly connect the H-2 Freeway to the Pearl Highlands Station's park-and-ride facility and bus transit center.
There are many options to get to a station, depending on your starting point. These options include walking or bicycling; taking TheBus; or taking one of the private buses or shuttle services that will be operating. TheHandi-Van will offer drop off and pick up services and there will be automobile drop-off and pick-up (kiss-and-ride) locations, as well as park-and-ride facilities at several stations.