Where to rent a bike in Paris ?

An ideal way to explore the French capital freely and at your own pace is to rent a bike for a day, a weekend, or a week.

Where to rent a bike in Paris

Paris plages 2016 - Transats et vélos, Paris

City bikes, electric bikes, mountain bikes, tandems, electric trailer bikes and even children’s cycle trailers for great family outings … are available at Paris à Vélo, Paulette and Pastel. They rent out elegant Dutch bikes- classic or electric - and electric cargo bikes (only available at the Arc de Triomphe agency) at Holland Bikes Tours and Rentals. Paris Bike Tour delivers - classic or electric - for you to rent, directly at your homeAngell Bike's futuristic electric bikes - with GPS, dedicated mobile app, and assistance while riding - are available for hire from SIXT.

Book you bike rental (city bike or electric bike) in Paris

It is worth noting that the Paris Passlib’ includes the rental of a city bike (half-day or full-day) or an electric bike (half-day), depending on the package chosen.

With your bike, you can now take advantage of the many cycle paths and cycle lanes in Paris to explore the streets of the capital at your own pace and discover our suggested cycle routes or take a guided cycle tour.

More info on cycle routes in Paris

More info on our cycle routes to explore Paris

More info on guided bike tours in Paris

Rent a Vélib’

Vélib Métropole - Balade à deux, Paris © Alain LONGEAUD

The Vélib' Métropole bicycle service, introduced by the City of Paris, provides self-service mechanical (green) and electric (blue) bikes for the public to hire. Everyone will find a hire option to suit them from among the various passes (from 45 minutes up to 3 days) or subscriptions. Affordable and available throughout the city (and even outside it), this mode of travel operates 24 hours a day and is ideal for getting around Paris.

More bike rental options in Paris


Weelo - Présentation du vélo, Paris

Another economical and sustainable option is to rent an electric bike for a day with Weelo for only €15 per person. From booking to returning the bike, including unlocking, renting with Weelo is a breeze. With a range of 65 kilometres, you can ride your bike through the streets of the capital! 

Véligo rental

Homme et Véligo dans la rue Beaubourg - Vélo - Cycliste, Paris

With Véligo, you can rent an electrically assisted bike and take advantage of the almost 6,000 kilometres of cycling paths in the Paris region. Starting at €20 per month, the maximum 6-month rental period will surely convince you to buy your own electric bike! Véligo offers 4 models: classic, two-wheeler, three-wheeler, and extended bikes. On its website, Véligo offers 24 themed routes to try out in the Ile-de-France region. The 8 departments of the Ile-de-France region are covered, with over 500 kilometres of routes to discover by bike.

More info on Véligo rental

Bike rentals for people with reduced mobility

Handicap moteur stade sport Paris

People with disabilities can hire adapted bikes enabling them to ride through the streets of Paris: low seat bikes, low step-through bikes, folding bikes, three-wheelers, push bikes, walkers, KMX bikes for children, cargo bikes for wheelchairs, recumbent tricycles, sports prams for young people unable to pedal …

You will find information at Vélo Handicap, on the AICV website, at the Espace Vélo pour tous, at Cyclable or at Axsol Location.

Bike cafes in Paris

Café-vélo - Jour de vélo - Personnes prenant un café, Paris

It is also possible to hire a bike in some of Paris' bike cafes. These friendly and original places, popular with both seasoned and occasional cyclists, have a shop (bikes, accessories, textiles, etc.), a corner where you can have something to eat or have a coffee, and an area that offers tips and advice. At Steel Cyclewear and coffee shop, in the 11th arrondissement, city bikes that are foldable, practical and space-saving, are available to hire. In the Marais district, the aptly named Peloton offers not only a friendly cafe area, but also rentals of city bikes and road bikes. Finally, in the 12th arrondissement, in the charming Rue de Cîteaux, enjoy a coffee before renting a bike (minimum 3 days rental) at Jour de Vélo, ideal for a Paris city break!

SIXT electric bike rental

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15 boulevard de Sébastopol, Paris, 75001

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4 rue Richer, Paris, 75009

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Paris à Vélo

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  • Bastille

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Vélib' Métropole

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NC, Paris, 75

Visit Paris and the surrounding areas by hiring a Vélib' Métropole! Vélib' Métropole is a new generation self-service bicycle......


Vehicle hire
115 rue Brancion, Paris, 75015

A bike rental agency offering bikes for a few hours or several days. A Parisian team with a passion for cycling. Our beautiful......


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38 bis quai de la Marne, Paris, 75019

The AICV, in Paris and Seine-Saint-Denis, is an organization founded on an economical and social project, combining rental market......