BIKING IN WARSAW (When You Don’t Own a Bike)
Whether you want to bike as a way to commute or to relax, you don’t need to own a bike to enjoy a ride in Warsaw.
With Warsaw’s growing number of bike lanes and shared bike available, biking is the way to go.
So here we go, these are our options in Warsaw.
NOTE: If you are more interested in renting a bike AND visiting Warsaw with an awesome guide head here! These 3-hour bike tours are really great to see all the main attractions in Warsaw. We also have private bike tours.
I’m sure you are familiar with Veturilo bikes as you can see it all over the city in the summer months.
Veturilo means “vehicle” in Esperanto. The name was chosen among thousands of other suggestions from internet users.
To rent a bike is very cheap (it’s actually FREE for the first 20 minutes but you have to pay for registration: 10PLN one-time fee), easy, and you can find them everywhere!
You can rent Electric bikes, Standard bikes, Children bikes, and Tandems. To see the price list check the official website.
You can also download the app, which allows you to get the bike at the click of a button!
2. Acro Bike – stationless shared bike
Perhaps less known than Veturilo, Acro Bike is a stationless shared bike system.
The beauty of this system is that you can pick up and leave the bike anywhere you want – as long as it is locked securely to any eligible public bike parking stand!
You’ll be able to locate bikes around you thanks to the GPS installed on each bike.
In order to unlock the bike you just have to open the ACRO Bike app, follow the instructions to complete the registration process and turn on Bluetooth of your phone. Then you Press the “Unlock” button and place your phone near the lock, which will open automatically after successful connection.
The price is also really affordable: just 1 PLN every 30 minutes!
You’ll have a comfy city bike and an expert guide who’ll take you to a guaranteed, excellent selection of Warsaw’s must-see sights. Most of the route (85%) stays on bike lanes or parks so it’s very safe and appropriate for anybody who can cycle. Even though the focus is on most spectacular landmarks of Warsaw, Wow! Warsaw tour also features plenty of pleasant rides through the city’s famous green parks and riverbanks. A great time guaranteed!
Check out the Warsaw bike tour here.