top of page

Use code SCNEWCUST15 for 15% off ALL scooters through month-end.  Redeem here

Understanding Electric Scooter Battery Charging Times

If you’re a proud owner of an electric scooter or considering becoming one, one of the key aspects you're likely curious about is the charging time of the battery. The battery is the heart of your electric scooter, and knowing how long it takes to charge is crucial for managing your rides and daily routine.

When it comes to electric scooter batteries, the charging time can vary greatly depending on several factors. Typically, a standard electric scooter battery can take anywhere from 3 to 8 hours to fully charge. However, this range can be influenced by the battery's capacity, the charger's output, and the battery's current state.

Firstly, the capacity of the battery, measured in ampere-hours (Ah), plays a significant role in determining charging time. Larger capacity batteries tend to take longer to charge – think of it as filling up a larger gas tank. For example, a 6Ah battery might recharge fully in less than 4 hours, while a 12Ah battery could take up to 8 hours or more.

Secondly, the charger's output, measured in amperes (A), also affects how quickly the battery charges. A higher-powered charger can fill the battery faster, much like a hose with a wider nozzle fills a bucket more quickly than one with a narrow nozzle.

Moreover, the battery's current state – whether it is completely drained or partially charged – will impact the total charging time. Topping off a battery that’s half-full will obviously take less time than charging one that’s completely depleted.

Newer electric scooter models are often equipped with fast chargers that can significantly cut down the charging time. So if time is of the essence to you, consider a scooter that offers this feature.

In summary, estimating the precise charging time for your electric scooter battery involves considering its capacity, the charger's power, and the initial battery level. To maintain optimal battery health and ensure longevity, always follow the manufacturer’s instructions, use the charger provided, and avoid overcharging the battery. With proper care, you can maximize both your ride time and your battery’s lifespan.

Planning your rides and charging schedule accordingly ensures that your electric scooter is always ready to go when you are. With the ongoing advancements in battery technology, charging times are constantly improving, making electric scooters an even more convenient and eco-friendly mode of urban transportation.

Levy Electric Scooter Icons

Start a Fleet

Start a rental fleet with Levy

Levy Electric Scooter Icons


Wholesale Levy scooters at your online store or shop

Levy Electric Scooter Icons

Retail Partners

Wholesale Levy scooters at your 
online store or shop

Levy Electric Scooter Icons

Tag us

Follow and tag us on social!

Brand Ambassador

Earn money for referring friends and growing the network

Service Guides

DIY repair tools, videos, and more


Interested in working at Levy?


Invest in the Levy Network

Levy Locations

Find our rental, repair, and store locations

The Levy App

Download the Levy app to find scooters closest to you


Technical specs for all of our scooters


The Levy swappable battery system

Spare Parts

Every spare part you need for your scooter


Choose the Levy scooter that suits you best


Learn more about electric scooter tires


Bags, phone holders, helmets and more

Levy Electric Scooter Icon

The everyday electric scooter, perfect for the daily commute.

Levy Electric Scooter Fleets Icon

Start a rental fleet with Levy scooters and software

Levy Plus Electric Scooter Icon

Our high-end, long range cruiser with double the range of the Levy.

Support Center

FAQs, how-to videos, and quick start guides

Shipping App

Discounted shipping labels for moving your scooter (or any package).

Range Calculator

Estimate real-world range for any scooter

Electric Scooter Laws

Electric scooter laws by state & city


Subscribe to a scooter for $70/month

Shop Locator

Find a location to test ride or bring your Levy in to get repaired


Get in touch with our team

Quick-start guide

Get started with your Levy

Returns & Warranty

Every spare part you need for your scooter

Shipping Policy

Shipping Policy US and International

bottom of page