For those who are thinking,
「I wanna bicycle around Higashi Honganji, Nishi Honganji, Rengeoin Sanjusangendo, and Kyoto Tower!」
「I’m looking for a Rent-a-cycle shop which is near Kyoto Station.」
then this article is for you!
Hello! WABI SABI HERE, to give foreign visitors the information you need in order to further enjoy Japan!
What we, the information brokers of Japan, would like to introduce to you in this article is a list of Rent-a-cycle shops around the Kyoto Station Karasuma central entrance!
You can easily access popular tourist spots such as Higashi Honganji, Nishi Honganji, Rengeoin Sanjusangendo, and Kyoto Tower, through the Kyoto Station Karasuma central entrance, so please, go ahead and use this article as a reference!
Now let’s get right into it!
Kyoto eco Trip: Kyoto Tower Store
「Kyoto eco Trip: Kyoto Tower Store」is a Rent-a-cycle shop that is about a 2 minute walk away from the Kyoto Station Karasuma central entrance.
At the main store of Kyoto eco Trip, you can get a map to satisfyingly tour Kyoto by bicycle and their follow up after renting a bicycle is very polite.
Furthermore, though it costs separately, there is a time extension option during for the evening and they also go to pick up the bicycles which is very convenient.
|Business Hours||9:00～18:00（※When using the extension option: 8:30～22:00）|
|Access Info||About a 2 minute walk away from the Kyoto Station Karasuma central entrance|
|Address||522 Shiokojicho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8212, Japan|
Rental Prices Info
|Bicycles with a 3 stage speed changer||1000yen|
|Electrically Assisted Bicycle||1800yen|
|Long Distance Electrically Assisted Bicycles||2000yen|
|Parent-Child Electrically Assisted Bicycles||2300yen|
Extension Prices Info
|During the evening（※Must be returned by 18:01～22:00）||400yen|
|One night use（※Must be returned by 9:00 in the morning）||700yen|
Pick Up Option
|Only Pick Up||500yen（※Changes depending on the area）|
Kyoto Cycling Tour Project: Kyoto Station Cycle Terminal
「Kyoto Cycling Tour Project: Kyoto Station Cycle Terminal」is one of Kyoto’s large scale Rent-a-cycle shops and it is about a 3 minute walk away from the Kyoto Station Karasuma central entrance.
They have a wide variety of bicycles to fit your needs such as electrically assisted bicycles and parent-child bicycles, which makes them the perfect choice in touring Kyoto!
Furthermore, though it comes at a seperate cost, you can return the bicycles to different stores.
|Access Info||About a 3 minute walk away from the Kyoto Station Karasuma central entrance|
|Address||552-13 Higashiyojikojicho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8235, Japan|
Rental Prices Info
|Electrically Assisted Bicycle||2300yen|
|Electrically Assisted Bicycle with a Child seat attached||2800yen|
|High Class City Bike||1300yen|
|Standard Class City Bike||1000yen|
|A Mini Velo with a basket||1300yen|
Pick Up Option
|Returning to other stores||400yen|
Kyoto’s Rakuchari: Kyoto Station Shichijo Store
「Kyoto’s Rakuchari: Kyoto Station Shichijo Store」is a Rent-a-cycle shop that is about a 10 minute walk away from the Kyoto Station Karasuma central entrance.
They have many kinds of electrically assisted bicycles, so this is a recommended shop for traveling around Kyoto!
You can choose, from their many kinds of plans, one that fits your needs!
Furthermore, it is recommended that you make reservations during the weekdays of January, February, June, and July as they do not do business with you unless you have made one the day before.
|Business Hours||9:00～18:00（※When using the extension option: 7:00～22:00）|
|Telephone Number||0120-318-319（※To check for availability: 080-7975-1319）|
|Access Info||About a 10 minute walk away from the Kyoto Station Karasuma central entrance
About a 4 minute walk away from the Keihan Shichijou station
|Address||Room Omori 1F, 124-3-2 Shinhiyoshicho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8141, Kyoto Prefecture|
Each of their wide variety of plans and service options differ in price so, sorry to trouble you, but please check their official website for more info.
「Kyoto Miyabiya」is a Rent-a-cycle shop that is about a 5 minute walk away from the Kyoto Station Karasuma central entrance.
The shop is really close to Higashi Honganji Temple and their reformed townhouse exterior really matches well with the old Kyoto scenery.
They have 29 different types of bicycles at the ready, so you’ll definitely find one that suits you!
Furthermore, you can continuously use the bicycles everyday and they even give you free raincoat of rainy days. They have even more of these great services!
|Business Hours||8:30～19:00（※When using the extension option: 8:30～23:00）|
|Access Info||About a 5 minute walk away from the Kyoto Station Karasuma central entrance|
|Address||323 Kamiyadoyacho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8150, Japan|
Rental Prices Info
|Bicycle with a speed changer||1000yen～1400yen|
|Electrically Assisted Bicycle||1800yen～2700yen|
|Parent Child Bicycle||1200yen|
|Electrically Assisted Parent Child Bicycle||2000yen|
Extension Price Info
|Evening Extension（※Only the City Cycles）||400yen（※Must be returned during 19:01～23:00）|
A List Of Their Other Services
|Luggage Storage Service||Free|
|Giving Out Tour Maps||Free|
|Helmet（For Adults）||Must be paid for|
|Smartphone Holder||Must be paid for|
Kyoto Yuruchari Club
「Kyoto Yuruchari Club」is a Rent-a-cycle shop that is about a 6 minute walk away from the Kyoto Station Karasuma central entrance.
This shop pays by a 24 hour time schedule, which is rare among Rent-a-cycle shops, which means that you can rent bicycles at a comparatively cheaper price from here!
|Access Info||About a 6 minute walk away from the Kyoto Station Karasuma central entrance|
|Address||Masui Building, 466 Kawaramachi Shijojokamiru timber town, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8023|
Prices Info（※24 Hour Price）
|Bicycle with a speed changer||700yen|