bike hire in cambridge

Cambridge is a city that is perfect to explore on a bike. The compact city centre and beautiful open spaces makes it easy to get around whilst seeing the sights, with the ease of parking your bike for a stop off as you wish. Here are some of the places to hire bikes in Cambridge for your visit to this marvellous historic city.

Rutland cycles:

Grand Arcade or Cambridge Stationbikes Cambridge

Bike sales, repairs and hire at Rutland Cycling. The family run business have a couple of sites close to the city centre to suit your location including Cambridge Station and the Grand Arcade. Online and telephone advice available and open every day of the week. Prices from about £12, or less for long term bike hire.

City cycle hire:

61 Newnham Rd, Cambridge CB3 9EYbike hire in cambridge

A friendly business offering the personal touch, City Cycle Hire will set up your bike for you and give you plenty of local knowledge and advice too. Rent from a half day (4 hours), costing £10 through to long term rental agreements. Great bikes, service and prices.

Grounds cycle hire:

Milton Country Park, Cambridge Rd, Cambridge CB24 6AZbike hire

You can hire by the hour at Grounds Cycle Hire which will cost you £10 or £20 for 3 hours. Contact the venue for daily hire prices. Based at Milton Country Park, the site is well placed for cycling into the city, or enjoying the county park itself. Helmets are provided free of charage and family friendly children’s bikes, tagalongs, & trailers can be hired too at an addition £5 per item.

Outspoken Cycles:

The Bike Depot, 140 Cowley Rd, Cambridge CB4 0DLCambridge

Outspoken Cycles  aim to encourage a love of cycling in the community. The shop offers sales and repairs but also has a limited range of cycle bikes for hire. Choose from a city, folding, tandem or cargo bike for the minimum period of a weekend which will cost you just £40-70.

Other options:

Cambridge bike tours:

How about a guided tour of the city by bike? Cambridge Bike Tours take you to the tourist sites and off the beaten track with their local knowledge so that you can really see the best the city has to offer. Choose from the city tour, or perhaps the Grantchester countryside option. The city tour is about 2.5 hours and costs £25 per person, which includes the price of your bike hire.

Electric Scooters:

Alternatively to a bike, why not try seeing the city on one of the approved e-scooter that are available to hire. Taking you around the city at speeds of up to 10 mph. See safety guidance on the website.


Let us know your favourite places for bike hire in Cambridge in the comments below. For bike sales and repairs, see our bike shops in Cambridge information here. Driving in? Easy places to park in Cambridge here.