Rent a Bike in Amsterdam Green City

rent a bike in Amsterdam

Rent a bike in Amsterdam Green City

Updated: May 17, 2022

Amsterdam has some awesome scenic routes to be explored by bike. Even if you pedal for a couple of hours, exploring Amsterdam by bike is an experience to be had. Explore the Dutch capital like an Amsterdammer! Support one of the world’s most eco-friendly cities — rent a bike in Amsterdam and reduce your carbon footprint. Have fun discovering Amsterdam in an economical, and sustainable way.

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How to Rent a Bike in Amsterdam

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Renting a bike in Amsterdam is easy — there are many rental points located around the city for pick-up and drop-off. One of the most convenient way is to pre-book before your journey to Amsterdam and you could pick it up as soon as you need to.

To rent a bike in Amsterdam, you need to be aware of the following information:

Free cancellation – Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund

Covid-19 precautions are in place so you are safe.

Mobile ticketing – Use your phone or print your voucher

Valid — Anything from 3 hours to a full 1 day from first activation

Instant confirmation

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rent a bike in Amsterdam

Rent a bike to make the most of your visit to Amsterdam. Cycle easily from one landmark to another, along the beautiful canals, through the artsy Jordaan neighborhood, the famous Red Light District, or through the breathtaking Vondelpark. You can also cycle out of the city for a trip through the beautiful landscape around Amsterdam, such as the rural Waterland or the green Amstelland, along the Amstel River.

Receive guidance on various cycling routes, traffic and parking rules, and a high-quality bike. With five bike rental locations in the center of Amsterdam, there’s always a location nearby. Choose from footbrake or handbrake bicycles in all models and sizes. Have the bike adjusted to your height, and embark on your adventure across the city.



  • Bike rental
  • 2 Locks


X Food and drinks

X Insurance

X Deposit which can be made with a copy of your credit card for up to 5 bikes, or with a passport and €50 cash per bike.

Not suitable:

  • Children under 12 years
  • People with mobility impairments
  • People who can’t ride a bike
  • Wheelchair users


What to bring

  • Passport or ID card

Know before you go

  • Deposit is not included in the rental price
  • Deposit can be made with a copy of your credit card for up to 5 bikes, or with a passport and €50 in cash per bike
  • Bike rental is not recommended for people with limited mobility
  • Insurance is not included
  • Please note that food and beverages are not included
  • Please note that there is no guide

Rent a bike in Amsterdam – prices start from € 11.00 per person

**Prices correct at time of writing – May 2021

Quick facts on Amsterdam, Netherlands

Amsterdam on world map
52° 22′ 40.6416” N and 4° 53′ 49.4520” E
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Amsterdam flag
Amsterdam Coat of Arms
Amsterdam Coat of Arms

City: Capital of Netherlands

Population: 1,149,000

Mayor: Femke Halsema (since 2018)

Zone: Central European Time Zone | Central European Summer Time

Elevation: -2m (-7ft) – Dam Square

Nearest Airport: Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS)

Train Station: Amsterdam Centraal Station

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Have an awesome time in Amsterdam!

By Georgina

Georgina is a travel writer and a content creator. An escapist, she seeks stories, off-beat things to do, and adores the beauty of culture while embracing comfort and slow travel as a responsible traveller in the off-season. Georgina has lived in 3 continents, visited 30+ countries and strives to share her travel steps, passion, and experienced tips to inspire her readers to explore for themselves. Georgina enjoys venturing solo, takes pleasure in listening to classical, country & jazz, and delights in spending joyous time with A & M, her two adult children.


  1. Although not great cyclists I get the feeling any trip to Amsterdam is incomplete without at least giving this a try. K owing how easy it is from your blog is useful. Thanks for always bringing practical information as well.

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