The easiest and most enjoyable way to get around in Rotterdam is cycling. Rotterdam is a very bike-friendly city with over 475 kilometres of cycle paths. Check out the special bicycle routes, options for bike hire and bike tours.

Nieuwe Maasparcours
A new bicycle route of 28 kilometres that brings you along the north and south banks of the big river Nieuwe Maas. The stops you can find in the surroundings of the watertaxi and public transport. Check out the route map Nieuwe Maasparcours.


Bike hire in Rotterdam
There a several options for hiring a bike in Rotterdam. You can choose for bike hire companies or the recently introduced Obike. Check out all the options at Bike Rental in Rotterdam.

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Parking you bicycle in Rotterdam

Did you know that you can find four public bike parks where you can put your bike for free?

Fietsenstalling Centraal Station

Bike Park Rotterdam Central Station

This underground bike park in the Central Station has a capacity of 5.190 bikes (most of them are free). You can also go for repairing your bike. The OV-fiets (a bike from the national railway company) can be found there too.

Opening hours
Monday      04:45 – 01:45 hour
Tuesday      04:45 – 01:45 hour
Wednesday 04:45 – 01:30 hour
Thursday     02:15 – 01:30 hour
Friday          02:15 – 02.10 hour
Saturday      05:00 – 02:10 hour
Sunday         05:30 – 01:45 hour

Bike Park Rotterdam Blaak 
A new bike park with 950 free places; security during the day. In the night the bikes are in a locked space. Also facilities for electric bikes and OV-bikes. Situated at train and metro station Blaak in the surroundings of the Markthal and the Cube houses.

Opening hours:
Maandag till Sunday 24/7 open.

Bike Park Meent
Meent 151, hoek Coolsingel

Free public bike parking by the municipality Rotterdam. Also charging points for electric bikes. .

Opening hours
Monday till Thursdays 07.00 – 19.30 hour
Friday 07.00 – 21.30 hour
Zaturday 07.00 – 18.15 hour
Sunday 10.30 – 18.15 hour

Bike Park Coolsingel
Coolsingel 215

This bike park Coolsingel has facilities for charging electric bikes.

Opening hour
Maandag till Thursday 07.00 – 19.30 hour
Friday 07.00 – 21.30 hour
Saturday 07.00 – 18.15 hour
Sunday 10.30 – 18.15 hour