Bike Hire in Zurich

Zurich can be discovered from a completely different perspective on two wheels. Here are a few tips to help you pedal your way through the city in a quick, easy and fun way.

In Zurich, there are various bike hire stations, as well as bike sharing systems that work without having a stationary infrastructure. As a result, visitors can get hold of a temporary bike in the city quickly and easily.

In order to reach your destination safely, you should take note of the following tips:

  • It is recommended to use the yellow marked bike paths
  • Ask the bike hire operator for a bike helmet
  • Only cycle where bikes are permitted (e.g. not on the sidewalks)
  • Give clear hand signals and make eye contact with other road users
  • In Zurich und throughout Switzerland, road users coming from the right have right of way
  • Cycling on Bahnhofstrasse is strictly prohibited
  • Well pumped-up tires make cycling more enjoyable: there are many public bike pumps in the city center which can be used free of charge (you can find an overview here)

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