Visiting Maui without a car is a great way to save money on your vacation, reduce your carbon footprint and avoid potential stresses such as traffic jams, road closures and parking shortages. Many travelers choose to navigate the island using a combination of the transit modes Maui has to offer including the Bus, the trolley, and by bike!
With rental car prices recently exceeding $1000 per day, now is a better time than ever to go car-less during your trip to paradise.
Getting to and from RideSmart Maui Electric Bikes:
Our new bike shop location, 2530 Kekaa Drive in Kaanapali, is conveniently located near Whalers Village and some of the most popular resorts such as the Sheraton, Hyatt, the Ritz-Carlton Kapalua, Westin Maui Resort & Spa, Kaanapali Alii Resort and Kaanapali Maui at the Eldorado. Many travelers may be able to walk to our shop straight from their hotels!
Kaanapali Trolley - A complimentary shuttle runs within the resort area on Kaanapali every 30 minutes from 10am - 5pm. The trolley can bring you straight from any Kaanapali hotel to the RideSmart Bike Shop. You can schedule an appointment online.
Staying at the Westin?
A free shuttle services Marriott Maui resorts. RideSmart Maui's e-bike shop is just a short walk up the hill.
Not staying in Kaanapali? If you are coming straight from the airport or another spot on the island, the bus can easily bring you to our shop to pick up your electric bike. We also offer mobile delivery for an additional fee.
Navigating Maui's Public Bus System
Maui's public transportation consistent of 14 bus routes through various Central, South, West, Haiku, Kula and Upcountry Maui communities. Buses run in frequent intervals starting as early as 5:30am until as late as 10:30pm. Check out the bus schedule here.
Ridesmart Maui is located within a short walk from the Whalers Village Stop along the #28 West Maui Islander Route. Other popular stops along the #28 include Napili Village, Honokawai Shopping Center, Lahaina Cannery Mall, Wharf Cinema Center.
You can plan your route online by entering the time, date and location of your starting point, and the location of your end destination. You can also view each bus route and check the real-time status of Maui’s public buses online.
Bus Fare: $2 per boarding, $4 daily pass, $45 monthly pass. There are discounts for adults aged 55 and older.
Uber & Lyft
Uber and Lyft do operator on the island of Maui, however rides can be costly based on where and when you are trying to go, and how many drivers are available. Rideshare is a good last resort, and rides can be scheduled in advance so you don't have to wait until the App finds you a driver. Save money by splitting the fare with your travel buddies!
Must-See Maui Destinations
Whether you get to our bike shop by bus, uber or trolley, once you pick up your e-bike rental, you'll find that many of Maui's top destinations can be explored by bike! Scroll to see some of our visitor’s favorite attractions, or ask us about our self-guided e-bike tours.
Lahaina Town Center: 4 miles south of RideSmart Maui. 30 minutes by public bus, 15-20 minutes by e-bike. Approximately $15-$20 Lyft Ride.
Things to do in Lahaina:
Kapalua Bay Beach: 7.5 miles North of RideSmart Maui. 24 minutes by Bus, 40 minutes by e-bike. Approximately $25 Lyft Ride.
Things to do in Kapalua: