Cycling in BA

BA is perfect for exploring on bike, with free city bikes for hire 24/7 and over 130km of bicycle lanes.
Buenos Aires has over 130km of bicycle lanes, and public bicycles are available for residents and tourists to hire from over 80 bike stations across the city. This public bike share system, known as Ecobici, allows registered users to borrow bicycles for free, 24/7.
 
Users can take bikes for up to an hour. If they want to continue to use the system, they must wait 15 minutes before picking up a new bike.
 
 

How to register

Register as a user here www.buenosaires.gob.ar/ecobici/registro-sistema-ecobici or by downloading the BA Ecobici app on your cellphone (www.buenosaires.gob.ar/ecobici). You can also scan the QR barcode at the bicycle pick-up station to download the app. Once you validate your details on receipt of a confirmation email from Ecobici, you are fully registered and free to use the scheme.  

Real-time updates on the availability of bikes at bike stations, together with pick-up station addresses and cycle path maps, can be found here: www.buenosaires.gob.ar/ecobici/sistema-ecobici/mapa-bicis.

More information, including discounts and promotions on cycle gear, and even a tool to measure your ecological footprint, can be found on the EcoBici website: www.buenosaires.gob.ar/ecobici.

 
You can also download a map of the city's bicycle lanes and an accompanying cycling manual (in Spanish) below.
 
 
 
BA tourism authorities also run guided tours by bicycle in Spanish, English and Portuguese. For more information on bicycle tours, go to Guided Tours.