There are various types of vehicles in the Hunter × Hunter world.
Airships are a type of aircraft widely used for long distance travel. They are spacious enough to include bars, lounges, and bedrooms. The first airship seen in the series is used by Chairman Netero when he visits the participants of the 287th Hunter Exam during the Second Phase. Lingon Airport near Yorknew City seems to have only airships, as does the Hunter Association. This suggests that blimps are the prevalent means of aerial transportation, whereas airplanes do not seem to exist at all.
The only sighting of a helicopter is during Cheetu's confrontation with the police in the Republic of Rokario. At the World Tree, a one-person seater helicopter with a rescue basket is also used to help climbers who are in trouble.
Another type of aircraft is the hot-air balloon. The Phantom Troupe uses a hot-air balloon to escape to the Gordeau Desert after raiding the Underground Auction. Milluki uses a small hot-air balloon to leave Kukuroo Mountain to go to Yorknew.
In the preliminary phase of the 287th Hunter Exam, Gon, Kurapika, and Leorio travel to Zaban City on a ship. For the Fourth Phase, the candidates travel by boat to reach Zevil Island. The Phantom Troupe also uses a boat to reach Greed Island.
Cars are the most used type of transportation. Leorio drives a car to help Kurapika go after the Phantom Troupe. During their trip to Yorknew, Neon's bodyguards are shown to have several cars of their own. Aside from private cars, vehicles for hire such as taxicabs and buses are also popular. In the Republic of Padokea, Gon, Kurapika, and Leorio take a tour bus to reach Kukuroo Mountain. During Killua's journey to save Gon, he and his butlers are seen using a limo as a means of transportation. The police has at its disposal both cars and motorcycles. Bizeff, Hina, and Welfin are seen using an RV to travel to Meteor City to find Gyro.
Rail vehicles are a common type of transportation. The first train seen is the one which Gon, Kurapika, and Leorio use to travel to a town near Kukuroo Mountain. In the 1999 anime adaptation, Kurapika meets Melody in a train station. The Phantom Troupe rides a train when chasing after Kurapika. Morel and his comrades take a train to arrive in the Republic of East Gorteau during their extermination mission. Only the names of a few stations are known (Castor, Lipa, and Tarsetol). Gon and Killua ride a train to meet Kurapika at the beginning of the Hunter × Hunter: Phantom Rouge movie.
- Most of the aircrafts in the Hunter × Hunter world seem to be amalgamations of various types of real-world aircrafts such as airplanes, helicopters, airships (dirigible balloons/Zeppelins and blimps), and hot air balloons. These vary the combinations and elements used, not necessarily all in each aircraft, and have a predominance of airship/dirigible characteristics.
- Although many characters are endowed with superhuman speed, they seem to prefer using cars for longer journies, possibly because their exceptional movement speed cannot be maintained for long periods of time.