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Shuttle Services

Getting around Bethel and the resort

Sunday River is serviced by two transportation systems: our on-mountain Resort Shuttles, and the regional Mountain Explorer. Both are free to ride and operate only during the winter season.

Shuttle MapResort Shuttle

Resort shuttles provide regular service on multiple routes connecting Sunday River lodging properties, base lodges and parking areas during the winter season. As the activity center of the resort, South Ridge Base Lodge serves as a hub for the resort shuttle network is where you can connect with the Jordan Hotel loop or the Mountain Explorer for transportation to off-mountain locations. *Please note that resort shuttles run on scheduled loops and cannot stop to pick up or make drops at non-designated locations, including private homes and condominiums that may be located on shuttle routes between regular stops.

Mountain ExplorerMountain Explorer

The Mountain Explorer connects Sunday River and the town of Bethel with convenient stops at lodging properties and restaurants in Bethel and along Sunday River Road.  This service is a collaborative effort between Sunday River, the local community and the Maine Department of Transportation for the benefit of resort guests and local residents alike.  The Mountain Explorer runs days and evenings during the winter season, with a full schedule and list of stops available at  Like the Resort Shuttle, the Mountain Explorer cannot stop for pick-ups or drop-offs on non-designated locations.