Bike Rental

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Bike Rental

Overview

Here is a partial list of bicycle rental options in Kyoto, by area.

Kyoto Station Area

Rental CompanyFune

Go out the north central exit (towards Kyoto Tower). Do not go past the bus terminal. Head left (west) towards the Post Office. At this point, turn right and head north half a block with the post office on your left and the staion behind you. Turn left at the first street (Shiokoji Dori). Walk three lights to Horikawa Dori. The Righa Roya Hoel will be in front of you on the opposite side of the street. Cross the street and turn right heading north. On the corner.

Fees (one day, 10 hours): 1800 yen for electric bike, 2000 for child's electric bike, 1000 non-electric folding bike, 1200 for 27 inch non-electric bike

Summer Hours (April - November): 8:30~19:00; Winter Hours (December - MArch): 9:00~18:30

TEL 075 371 7800
e-mail:info@fuune.jp

Rental Company: Kyoto Cycling Tour Project, Inc. (KCTP)

Go out the north central exit (towards Kyoto Tower). Turn left. Walk towards the Post Office and past Bic Camera (on your left) with the JR tracks above you and on your left. The APA Hotel is on your right. Cross the street and KCTP will be in front of you.

552-13 Higashi-Aburanokoji-cho Aburanokoji-dori Shiokoji sagaru Shimogyo-ku Kyoto, Japan 600-8235
TEL 075 354 3636 FAX 075 354 3637
e-mail:info@kctp.net

Fee: 1,000 per day for standard bike, 1,300 for High Class; 1,500 per day for standard mountain bike, 2,000 for Special Class; 1,300 for a minivelo.

Kinkakuji (Golden Pavilion) Area

Rental Company: Kyoto Cycling Tour Project, Inc. (KCTP)

On Nishi-oji Street by the bus stop opposite the Kinkakuji Michi bus stop.

TEL 075-354-3636 FAX 075-354-3637 
e-mail:info@kctp.net

Fee: 1000 per day for standard bike, 1,300 for High Class; 1,500 per day for standard mountain bike, 2,000 for Special Class; 1,300 for a minivelo.

Okazaki/Museum Area

Rental CompanyKyo no Raku Chari

On Higashi Oji street near Higashiyama subway station. The bikes are electric and easy to ride.

TEL 075-761-5828 / 050-1300-1653, free dial from within Japan: 0120-318-319

Return by 5 pm (extension possible)

Fee: 2000 per day. Helmets and child seats 200 day.

North Kyoto - Takaragaike Grand Prince Hotel Area

Rental Company: Tabi Chari - pick up at the Grand Prince Hotel

Fee: 2000 yen per day for an electric bike.

Higashiyama

Rental Company: Tabi Chari - pick up at the Westin Miyako Hotel

Fee: 2000 yen per day for an electric bike.

Demachiyanagi

Rental Company: eMusica

North of the Eizan Demachiyanagi train station

TEL 050 1035 5316 

Fee: 500 per day. Return by 7 pm, but for another 250 yen you can keep the bike until 10 the next morning.

Rentral fees for the bikes are low - and priced accordingly.

otoiawase@emusica-dmcy.com

Kitaoji (near Kitaoji subway and bus station)

Rental Company: Carillon Kitaoji

TEL 050 1035 5316 

Fee: 500 per day. For another 250 yen you can keep the bike until 10 the next morning.

Kawabata - Sanjo Area (downtown)

On Kawabata Street just north of Sanjo Ohashi bridge. On the mountain side (not the river side) of the street is a mom and pop store with a sign out front.

Fee: 1,000 per day. Return by 6 pm.

There are two shops offering rental bikes. The one farther north - it also seems to sell fishing lures - is often empty of any human beings. Not recommended.

Shijo - Kiyamachi Area (downtown)

Rental CompanyeMusica

On Kiyamachi on the east side a short walk south of Shijo.

Fee: 500 per day for standard bike. 

Tel: 050 5883 0919

Shijo - Karasuma Area (downtown)

Rental CompanyJ-Cycle

On Higashinotoin south of Takatsuji. From Shijo - Karasuma, walk three blocks south on Karasuma. At the third corner you will see the Gojo Police Station. This is Takatsuji Dori. Go east on Takatsuji in the direction of Kawaramachi. At the first corner, Higashinotoin (Hotel Nikko Prince is on the north corner), turn south in the direction of Kyoto Station. J-Cycle is half a block down on the right side.

Fee: 800 per day for standard bike. 950 for bike with three gears. 1,500 for electric bike. 1,200 for mountain bike, 800 for a junior mountain bike. Return by 6:30 pm.

Tel: 075 341 3196

Rental Company: Tabi Chari - pick up at the Kyoto Tokyu Hotel, north of Nishi Honganji

Fee: 2000 yen per day for an electric bike.

Arashiyama

Rental Company: Booth in front of Hankyu Arashiyama train station.

Fee: 800 yen per day.

Renal Company: Tabi Chari - pick up at the Restaurant Arashiyama

Fee: 1500 yen per day for an electric bike.

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