Bike and Scooter Rentals
Kelsey Lisle and and Christine D. Elliker
The city of Rome offers nineteen self-service bike rental stands within the ancient walls, intended for short time rentals of an hour or two. Every bike rack has a map showing the location of all the other stands. Use this map to help you plan out your biking tour. Purchase your a pre-paid ticket at one of three metro stops: Lepanto, Spagna, or Termini. Once you have a ticket, go to a bike stand and wave your ticket over the sensor that is next to your preferred bike. It will then release the bike and you will be free to go. At Piazza Popolo, Piazza Venezia, Parlamento, Piazza Colonna, Piazza Spagna, Largo Argentina, Piazza Navona, Pantheon, Campo de' Fiori, San Silvestro, Sforza Cesarini, Via Tritone, S. Andrea della Vale, Via della Scrofa, Via Arenula, Oratorio, Fontana di Trevi, Piazza Dell'Oro, Pontefici.The first 30 minutes are free, hourly rate €1, 61-90 minutes €2; €4 for every 30 mins after 91 minutes of use.
Hours of operation: Monday – Saturday, 7 am- 8 pm;
Sundays and holidays, 8 am - 8 pm
tel 06 57003
Barberini Scooters and Bike Rental
Conveniently located near the Barberini metro stop, the company has been serving this area since 1979. Discounted rates are given to students and those who hold ISE cards. They are open every day from 9.00 to 19.00. Your rental fee includes helmets, padlocks, windshields, maps, and rapid teaching of the mechanics of the scooter. You can rent for the day or for the week and all prices are listed online.
Via della Purificazione 84
Open daily, 9 am -7 pm
Cash and all major credit cards are accepted.
Reservations are advised but not necessary call 06488 5485 or firstname.lastname@example.org
OnRoad Scooter & Bike Rental
Both scooter and bike rentals at two locations, conveniently located near tourist attractions, and rentals can be returned at either shop. Reservations necessary at least one day in advance. To rent a scooter, you must be a over the age of eighteen and hold a valid driver's license. All major credit cards are accepted as well as cash. English-speaking employees are available at all times. Helmets and bike locks are included with your fee and GPS navigation devices can be rented for an additional 12 Euros.
Via Cavour 80/80A (near the Coliseum) tel 06 4815 669
Corso Vittorio Emanuel II 204 (near Piazza Navona) tel 06 6876 922
Monday – Saturday 10 am – 6:30 pm
Eco Move Rent
Scooter and bicycle delivery and pick up is offered at no extra cost. Scooters can be rented for as little as 11 euro an hour or 40 euro for an entire day. Bicycles start at only 10 euro a day, discounted on weekends or when rented for a longer period of time. Ride independently or join in on their easy and enjoyable scooter tours. Driver's license and credit card are required. . www.ecomoverent.com Open daily until 7:30
Via Varese 48 (near Stazione Termini) tel.06 4470 4518
Bici & Baci
Bicycle and scooter rentals for the time slot of your choice. You can ride independently or join in one their three hour bycicle tours that take you to the most desirable landmarks such as the Trevi Fountain and the Coliseum, as well as the best kept secrets of the city. The four hour vespa tour takes you across the entire city so you can enjoy the most scenic routes Rome has to offer. Beyond a fun and customer friendly staff, they offer over eight different types of scooters to choose from, including the famous vintage Vespa featured in the Hollywood classic “Roman Holiday”. With the one-day rental you receive a lock and key for your bike or scooter so you can store it anywhere during the day. These 24 hour time slots are reasonably priced at €11 for a bicycle and €19for a scooter.
Via Viminale 5 (near Piazza della Repubblica)