Bus Service & Schedule Information

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Maui Bus Public Transit System

The County of Maui currently funds a public bus system that provides service in and between various Central, South, West, Haiku, Kula and Upcountry Maui communities.

Bus Route Updates

Service Updates for West Maui Express #29 & Lahaina Villager #23 effective Sunday, November 5, 2023: 
Maui Bus will implement a modified Lahaina Villager Route #23 starting Sunday, November 5, 2023. The modified Lahaina Villager route will serve the upper Lahainaluna road and the Villages of Leiali’i neighborhoods with connectivity to the Lahaina Civic Center, Whalers Village in Ka’anapali, Lahaina Cannery Mall, and the Lahaina Gateway. The route will begin at 8:00 AM daily, last bus departing at 7:00 PM.
Also, the existing West Maui Express Route #29 will be adding the Lahaina Cannery Mall to the schedule on Sunday, November 5, 2023. Please note that only Longs Drug Store and Safeway are open at the Lahaina Cannery Mall at this time.
Service Update: West Maui Express Route #29 effective Sunday, October 1, 2023
Beginning Sunday, October 1st, 2023, the West Maui Express will extend daily service later in the evening and provide (1) additional trip to Central Maui, terminating at the Queen Kaahumanu Center at 10:30 PM and (1) additional trip to West Maui, terminating at the Whalers Village at 9:58 PM.
Service Updates due to Wildfire as of Wednesday, August 23, 2023:
Maui Bus will implement a new West Maui Express Route #29 starting Thursday, August 24, 2023.  The new route combines the Lahaina Islander Route #20 and the West Maui Islander Route #28 together with modifications. There will be hourly service departures from both Kapalua through Ka’anapali to Queen Ka’ahumanu Center and from Queen Ka’ahumanu Center through Ka’anapali to Kapalua starting at 5:30 a.m. The service will run daily and is subject to change.
Click here for the West Maui Express Route #29 Schedule
Routes currently suspended until further notice:
   Lahaina Islander Route #20
   Lahaina Villager Route #23
   Ka’anapali Islander Route #25
   West Maui Islander Route #28
Maui Bus Commuter Service:
Click here for the updated Commuter Service Schedule   -  Effective August 16, 2023.
The department also announced that all Maui Bus fares for the Maui Bus Fixed Route, ADA Paratransit and Commuter Service have been suspended due to the ongoing emergency. All services will continue to remain free of charge until further notice.
Effective Thursday, July 1,  2021

The Maui Bus will implement changes to existing bus routes as follows:

Maui Bus Fixed Route Service:

  • Kihei Villager Route #15 and the Ka’anapali Islander Route #25 will resume service.
  • The fixed route Senior, Student and Persons with a Disability monthly pass will be combined into (1) pass and will now be called a Reduced Monthly Pass for $25.00.
  • The Reduced Monthly Pass include Seniors (55 years & older), paratransit eligible and persons with a certified disability fixed route card*, Medicare cardholders and students with a valid ID ages 24 years and younger.
      o *Certified disabilities fixed route applicants shall be required to register with Maui Economic Opportunity, Inc. (MEO) to qualify for this rate. Please contact MEO at (808) 249-2990 for application and information.
  • Children 5 years and under travel free and must be accompanied by a paying passenger.

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Maui Bus ADA Paratransit Service:

  • All monthly and daily passes are no longer available for ADA Paratransit Service. The $2 one-way fare option will remain.
  • A 12-Ride (one-way trip) ticket book will be available for purchase for $20.00. The ticket book is valid from July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022.

Maui Bus Commuter Service:

  • The Makawao-Kapalua Commuter, Kihei-Kapalua Commuter, Haiku-Wailea Commuter, and the Wailuku-Kapalua #3 and #4 will resume service. Please note that all times for the reinstated routes will go back to Pre-COVID routing and time schedule.

The Maui Bus fare changes are part of the recommendations provided by the Maui Bus Rates & Fee Study. The Study also considered recommendations from the Maui Short Range Transit Plan and the Council’s Performance and Fiscal Audits of the Department of Transportation. The final Maui Bus Rates & Fee Study is available at www.gettingonboardmauibus.com.
As a reminder, pursuant to the Presidential Executive Order 13998, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) issued Directive 152/84-21-01, which requires masks to be worn at all times while utilizing public transportation. 
Riders are also able to track their bus in real-time and get arrival predictions using the NEW Maui Bus app, available on iOS and Android or at mauibus.org.

  1. Maui Bus ADA Paratransit Program
  2. Maui Bus Commuter Service
  3. MEO Human Services Transportation

Maui Bus ADA Paratransit Program

Our ADA paratransit service is an advance reservation, curb-to-curb service for persons with disabilities who are unable to use the regular fixed route public transit service.