How much does it cost to rent bikes in Amsterdam?
You can rent bikes all over the city, especially near Central Station, Leidseplein, and hotels where many rental companies are located. Bike rental usually starts from 3 hours per day, and the average daily price is around 15 euros. We suggest checking out A-bike, our recommended partners—they’ve got top-notch bikes and friendly staff in their shops.
Is it worth getting bikes in Amsterdam?
In a nutshell, if you’re heading to Amsterdam, definitely consider renting a bike to make the most of your time in the city. With their convenient, budget-friendly, and eco-friendly rentals, you can explore Amsterdam like a local and create some awesome memories.
Why are bikes so popular in the Netherlands?
Dutch folks love bikes because there’s an awesome network of bike paths that are easy to follow, well-kept, and well-lit. At road/cycle path intersections, cyclists often get the right of way, making biking super convenient, enjoyable, and safe. Plus, there are plenty of bike shops scattered throughout the country.
Do you lock up your bike in Amsterdam?
When you park your bike, make sure it’s in a designated bike parking area, on a rack, or inside a parking facility. It’s a good idea to use an extra lock to secure your bike to objects (just not lampposts, traffic signs, or bridges). The city’s bike parking spots are usually free for the first 24 hours, and many of them are covered.
Is it safe to bike in Amsterdam?
Absolutely! Amsterdam is super bike-friendly and known as one of the best cities in the world for cycling. Most locals have been cruising on two wheels since they were little kids. And otherwise start with one of our tours to get some confidence.