Bicycle rental for sightseeing in Kyoto

京都サイクリングツアープロジェクト KCTPKyoto Cycling Tour Project

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KCTP has nine rental cycle terminals in convenient locations across Kyoto, including two near Kyoto Station.
Most bikes can be returned to a different terminal for an additional 600 yen fee.

Kyoto Station Cycle Terminal+81-75-354-36369:00~18:00MAP

Kyoto Station Cycle Terminal

Convenient location about 3 minutes walk from the central exit (north side) of Kyoto Station. Reservations for all cycle terminals can be made here.

Bicycles available

  • Electric-assist bikes (standard / with child seat)
  • City bikes (high class / standard class)
  • Mountain bikes
  • Mini Velo
  • Childrens bikes
  • 552-13, Higashiaburanokojicho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, 600-8235
    • 5 min walk from Kyoto Station Central exit (north side).

      1. From the Central Exit (north side), turn left and go straight between the Post Office and the Station building (ISETAN)
      2. Pass Bic Camera
      3. APA HOTEL will be on your right side; go straight into the narrow brick-paved road
      4. Turn right at the end of the road
  • +81-75-354-3636 (head office)
  • 9:00~18:00
  • Cash, credit card OK

Kyoto Station Hachijo Gate Cycle Terminal+81-75-354-3636 (head office)9:00~18:00MAP

Kyoto Station Hachijo Gate Cycle Terminal

This terminal is south of Kyoto Station, in a townhouse-style building. It takes approximately 3 minutes to walk from Kyoto Station Hachijo exit. This terminal is convenient for people using the bullet train or express bus. It has easy access to sightseeing spots in southern Kyoto such as Fushimi Inari Shrine and Tofuku-ji Temple.

Bicycles available

  • Electric-assist bikes (standard / with child seat)
  • City bikes (high class / standard class)
  • Mountain bikes
  • Mini Velo
  • Childrens bikes
  • 6 Kamitonoda-cho, Higashi-Kujo, Minami-ku, Kyoto, 601-8002
    • 3 min walk (about 200m) from Hachijo gate (west or east)
  • +81-75-354-3636 (head office)
  • 9:00~18:00
  • Cash, credit card OK

Fushimi Cycle Terminal+81-75-354-3636 (head office)9:00~18:00MAP

Fushimi Cycle Terminal (Urban Hotel Kyoto)

This terminal is near Fushimi Inari Shrine, and is about 15 minutes by bicycle from Kyoto Station. It is convenient for people wanting to go to Teradaya, sake breweries, and other sightseeing in the Fushimi area.

Bicycles available

  • City bikes (high class / standard)
  • Located at Urban Hotel Kyoto, 4-59 Fukakusa Nishiuracho, Fushimi-ku, Kyoto 612-0029
    • 10 minutes walk from JR Inari Station
    • 5 minutes walk from Fukakusa and Fujinomori stations on the Keihan line
  • +81-75-354-3636 (head office)
  • 9:00~18:00
  • Cash only

South of Gosho Cycle Terminal+81-75-354-3636 (head office)9:00~18:00MAP

South of Gosho Cycle Terminal (RAKURO KYOTO THE SHARE HOTELS)

Very close to Kyoto Imperial Palace, this is a great location for accessing the city center, and for visiting sights in the northern part of the city, such as Kinkakuji Temple and Ginkakuji Temple.

Bicycles available

  • City bikes (high class)
  • RAKURO KYOTO THE SHARE HOTELS, 186 Joushinyoko-cho, Nakagyou-ku, Kyoto, 604-0876
    • 2 minutes walk from Marutamachi Station on the Subway Karasuma Line
    • 17 minutes by taxi from JR Kyoto Station
  • +81-75-354-3636(head office)
  • 9:00~18:00
  • Cash only

Nijo Station Cycle Terminal+81-75-354-3636 (head office)9:00~18:00MAP

Nijo Station Cycle Terminal (Urban Hotel Kyoto Nijo Premium)

Located 8 minutes walk from JR Nijo station and 5 minutes from subway Nijo station. This terminal is close to Nijo Castle and is a great base for exploring sights in the northwest of Kyoto, such as Kinkakuji Temple and Kitano Tenmangu Shrine.

Bicycles available

  • City bikes (standard class)
  • Urban Hotel Kyoto Nijo Premium, 25-5 Jurakumawari Minamimachi Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto, 604-8411
    • 5 minutes walk from Nijo Station on the Subway Tozai Line
    • 8 minutes walk from Nijo Station on the JR Sagano Line
  • +81-075-354-3636 (head office)
  • 9:00~18:00 ※Reception at the front desk
  • Cash only

Shijo Horikawa Cycle Terminal+81-75-354-3636 (head office)9:00~18:00MAP

Shijo Horikawa Cycle Terminal (Urban Hotel Kyoto Shijo Premium)

Located very close to the city center, about 3 minutes walk from Hankyu Omiya station and 10 minutes from Shijo-Omiya subway station. This terminal is very convenient not only for sightseeing but also for shopping and visiting restaurants.

Bicycles available

  • City bikes (standard class)
  • Urban Hotel Kyoto Shijo Premium, 272-6 Shijo Horikawacho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, 600-8481
    • 3 minutes walk from Omiya Station on the Hankyu Kyoto Line
    • 8 minutes walk from Karasuma Station on the Hankyu Kyoto Line
    • 10 minutes walk from Shijo Station on the Subway Karasuma Line
  • +81-75-354-3636 (head office)
  • 9:00~18:00 ※Reception at the front desk
  • Cash only

Gojo Horikawa Cycle Terminal+81-75-354-3636 (head office)9:00~18:00MAP

Gojo Horikawa Cycle Terminal (Urban Hotel Kyoto Gojo Premium)

Located about 10 minutes by bicycle from Kyoto Station or 10 minutes walk from Gojo subway station, this terminal is close to Nishi Honganji Temple and allows easy access to Kiyomizu Temple and the Gion area.

Bicycles available

  • City bikes (standard class)
  • Urban Hotel Kyoto Gojo Premium, 87 Koizumicho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, 600-8480
    • 10 minutes walk from Gojo Station on the Subway Karasuma Line
    • 15 minutes walk from Tambaguchi Station on the JR Sagano Line
  • +81-75-354-3636 (head office)
  • 9:00~18:00 ※Reception at the front desk
  • Cash only

Hotel Emion Kyoto Cycle Terminal+81-75-354-3636 (head office)9:00~18:00MAP

Hotel Emion Kyoto Cycle Terminal (In Hotel Emion Kyoto)

Conveniently located for sightseeing, only one stop (3 minutes) away from JR Kyoto Station. This is a great base for sightseeing and is close to the Kyoto Railway Museum and Kyoto Aquarium.

Bicycles available

  • Electric-assist bikes (standard)
  • City bikes (high class)
  • Hotel Emion Kyoto, 20-4 Sujakudounokuchi-cho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, 600-8842
    • One station (3 minutes) from Kyoto Station on the JR Sagano Line
    • 2 minutes on foot from Umekōji-Kyōtonishi Station by a connecting walkway.
  • +81-75-354-3636(head office)
  • 9:00~18:00 ※Reception at the front desk on the 3rd floor
  • Cash only

Horikawa Shimochojamachi Cycle Terminal+81-75-354-3636(head office)9:00~18:00MAP

Horikawa Shimochojamachi Cycle Terminal(In Rubino Kyoto Horikawa)

Easier access to northern touristic spots such as Kamigamo Shrine, Shimogamo Shrine, Daitokuji Temple, Botanical Garden, etc. Also very convenient location to go to the Kyoto Imperial Palace Garden and Nijo Castle (about 5 min by bicycle).

Bicycles available

  • City bikes (high class)
  • Rubino Kyoto Horikawa, Shimochoja-machi, Higashi Horikawadori, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto, 602-8056
    • 15 minutes walk from Marutamachi Station on the Subway Karasuma Line
  • +81-75-354-3636 (head office)
  • 9:00~18:00 ※Reception at the front desk
  • Cash only