Our e-bike shipping service is for shipping single e-bikes with a fully functioning battery that is either contained within the bike’s frame or installed on the bike. Prior to shipping your e-bike, you must complete these five packing steps:

  1. Lower your battery charge to less than 30% to limit cell-to-cell combustion.

  2. Power off your battery, remove any keys, and ensure that your battery cannot turn “on” during transit.

  3. Protect your e-bike and its battery by using lots of extra-dense foam padding.

  4. Pack your e-bike into a large and sturdy box rated for e-bikes such as the BikeFlights Bike Box Large (BBL).

  5. Completely remove or completely cover ALL bulk shipping hazmat markings like these: 

Get more information on e-bike shipping, including e-bike-specific packing instructions. See also our video about how to ship an e-bike

Otherwise, you pack your e-bike just like a standard bike, following all best practices to protect it in transit. Learn more about how to pack a bike.