Cork Bike Hire FAQs

Below you’ll find answers to the most common questions you may have on Cork Bike Hire. If you still can’t find the answer you’re looking for, just Contact us!

Where can I rent a bike from?

You can rent a bike from one of our three locations:

  • The Marina Market, Cork City
  • Midleton
  • Youghal
How do I rent a bike?

You can rent a bike by visiting one of our three rental locations or by booking online through our website or by calling 085 2133972.

What types of bikes do you offer?

We offer a variety of bikes including regular hybrid bikes, electric bikes, children’s bikes, adult and children’s trikes. We also offer child seats and chariot trailers.

What are your rental rates?

Rental rates vary depending on the type of bike and duration of rental. You can find our current rates on our website or by contacting us directly.

Do you provide helmets and other safety gear?

Yes, we provide helmets, high visibility vests and bike locks free of charge with every rental.

Do I need to make a reservation in advance?

While walk-ins are welcome, we recommend making a reservation in advance, especially during peak seasons, to ensure availability.

Can I return my bike to a different depot?

Yes, it is possible to return your bike to a different depot – please make this arrangement at the time of booking.

What are your operating hours?

Cork: 9:30am – 5:30pm daily
Midleton: 9:30am – 5:30pm daily
Youghal: 10:00am – 6:00pm daily

What cycle routes would you recommend?

We recommend a variety of routes from each location, which are outlined in detail on the Locations and Cycle Routes page of this website.

The greenway routes are the most popular as they are predominantly off road.

What Greenways can I cycle?
  • Cork Harbour Greenway
  • Midleton Youghal Greenway: Phase 1 of this is currently open between Midelton and Mogeely and is 8km long. A second section from Youghal to Killeagh is due to open in August 2024.
When will the Midleton Youghal Greenway be completed?

Phase 1 an 8km stretch between Midelton and Mogeely is currently open. A second 10km section from Youghal to Killeagh is due to open in August 2024. Full completion of the 23km Greenway is expected sometime early 2025.

Do you cater for large groups?

We are happy to cater for large groups. Please complete the group enquiry form on the Group Bike Hire page and we will get back to you to discuss in further detail.