Getting Around

Bainbridge Island, WA

Bringing a car to Bainbridge Island, either on the ferry from Seattle or by driving from the Kitsap Peninsula, will give you the most flexibility and freedom to explore the island and the surrounding area. However, there are plenty of way to travel on Bainbridge – take your pick from the options below!

Bike Rentals & Repair

Bainbridge Island is a cyclists paradise with a plethora of trails and roadways to get from one place to the next and a friendly, share-the-road philosophy. Did we mention there are sweeping views around nearly every turn?

Bike Barn Rentals

Classic Cycle

B.I. Cycle Shop (sales & repairs only)

Car Rentals

Currently, there are no traditional car rental agencies on Bainbridge Island. But you can rent your very own Vanagon, through PacWesty. If a traditional rental is what you’re after, consider renting a car when you arrive in the Seattle and/or greater Puget Sound area.

PacWesty – Rent your very own Volkswagen Vanagon, gear and all the local knowledge you need to get out and start exploring!

Traditional Car Rental

Port of Seattle Ground Transportation

Other cities with larger car rental hubs include: Bremerton, Olympia, Port Angeles, Tacoma

Boat Rentals

Getting out on the water is easy on Bainbridge Island, here are just a few of the options to rent a vessel for the hour, half-day or day. You can also chose to rent a boat in Seattle and come over for the day.

On Bainbridge Island

Exotic Aquatic Scuba & Kayaking

In Seattle

There are a variety of reputable and highly regarded boat rental locations. As you plan, please take note of the boat rental location. This can be extremely important when renting a boat on Lake Union and whether your boat will be permitted to leave through the Ballard Locks to the open waters of Puget Sound.

Public Transportation

Kitsap Transit operates a substantial network of public-use Bainbridge Island buses that are perfectly coordinated with ferry travel times.

BI RIDE: A special bus-on-demand service of Kitsap Transit will come to you if you call 1.844.424.7433 (1.844.4BI.RIDE)

Taxis & RideShare

BI RIDE: A special bus-on-demand service of Kitsap Transit will come to you if you call 1.844.424.7433 (1.844.4BI.RIDE)

Viking Cab Co.: Kitsap County taxi service available 24 hours/day by calling 1.360.244.4420 or by sending the dispatch line a text. 

LYFT/UBER: There are various operators on the island. However, hours/days may vary for service widely. Check your app for service.

Tour Bainbridge: The island’s premier chartered and executive transportation service. Tour Bainbridge offers a variety of impeccable tour services and vehicles for small and groups of up to 30 people. 
Tours include:

All Inclusive Winery Tour

Bloedel Reserve & Winery Tour Combo

Bloedel Reserve & Sightseeing

Bainbridge Island Essentials-Sightseeing

Suquamish Clearwater Resort Courtesy Shuttle: Provides service from the Bainbridge Island Ferry Terminal at Winslow to the Resort and back. Departures are timed to ferry schedules.

Visitor Center

Visitor’s Kiosk @ The Bainbridge Island Ferry Terminal

Located just outside the terminal at the bus loop, this kiosk is lightly staffed but always has great materials for you to grab prior to setting off on your island adventure.

Bainbridge Island Chamber of Commerce Visitor Center

Conveniently located in the heart of downtown at 395 Winslow Way E.

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