Lanai Travel Information
Getting to Lanai
There is no direct service to Lanai from the continental United States. Instead, fly to Honolulu International Airport (HNL) on Oahu or Kahului Airport (OGG) on Maui, where you can connect to several local airlines with service to Lanai Airport (LNY). Otherwise, there is regular ferry service between Lahaina Harbor on Maui to Manele Harbor on Lanai’s southern coast. Ferry trips take roughly an hour.
Staying on Lanai
Lanai has two world-class resorts, the Four Seasons Resort Lanai at Manele Bay and the Four Seasons Resort Lanai, The Lodge at Koele. The historic Hotel Lanai can be found in Lanai City. The weather on Lanai is pleasant and drier than other islands. Lanai City sits at nearly 1,700 feet, where the warmest months reach about 72º F so bring a light jacket. Temperatures at Manele and Hulopoe Bay are usually about 10º to 12º higher.
Traveling on Lanai
There is no public transportation on Lanai so it’s best to rent a car or a 4-wheel drive vehicle. Lanai features 400 miles of road to explore by 4-wheel drive and many of its attractions are located on unpaved, dirt roads. Make reservations in advance. Taxi services are limited. The Four Seasons Resort Lanai provides a paid shuttle service between the airport, ferry terminal, Lanai City and their two resorts.
How far is it from Lanai Airport (LNY) to:
Lanai City: 10 min
Hulopoe Bay: 25 min
Kaiolohia (Shipwreck Beach): 40 min
Useful phone numbers:
The area code for the state of Hawaii is (808)
Lanai Visitors Bureau: (800) 947-4774