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Information

Open Throughout the year.
Hours 9:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
(Varies according to the station. Be sure to return the cycle within the day.)
Fees Membership card fee \200
Basic rate Up to 3 hours \100
Additional rate Up to 1 hours \100

Rental and return station

Niigata Rent-a-cycle can be rented or returned at any station.
<Hours of each station>
Hours may vary according to the station and season. Some stations close irregularly. Please check in advance.
Sightseeing locations (museums, etc.) may be unable to offer Rent-a-cycle services during regular closures and holidays such as the New Year’s Holidays (approx.December 29th-January 3rd).

Rent-a-cycle Station list

Each station Rental hours
Temporary station during the Water and Land Niigata Art Festival 2018(7/14~10/8)
The main venue Bandaijima multipurpose plaza 10:00 – 18:00
Satellite venue Yuipoto Niigata artistic creativity Village and the International Youth Center 10:00 – 18:00
Niigata Station front and south exit areas
Ishimiya Park Underground Bicycle Parking 9:30 – 19:00
Bandai City area
Bandai Silver Hotel front desk (4F) 9:30 – 19:00
Toki Messe reception counter (1F) 9:30 – 18:00
Hotel Nikko Niigata front desk (3F) 9:30 – 19:00
Sado Steam Ship information counter (2F) 9:30 – 17:00 (Nov. – End of Feb.)
9:30 – 18:00 (Summer time)
Niigata-jima area
Arumo Nishibori Parking 9:30 – 19:00
Arumo Higashibori Parking 9:30 – 19:00
Takizawa Garage 9:30 – 19:00
Higashibori Parking 600 9:30 – 19:00
Niigata Grand Hotel front desk (1F) 9:30 – 19:00
Hotel Okura Niigata bell captain desk (2F) 9:30 – 19:00
Niigata City Aquarium “Marinepia Nihonkai” 9:30 – 17:00
Niigata City Art Museum 9:30 – 18:00
Niigata City History Museum “Minatopia” 9:30 – 17:00
Sakyukan House Museum 9:30 – 19:00
Niigata Prefectural Government Memorial Hall 9:30 – 16:30
Hakusan Park Parking Lot 9:30 – 19:00
Minemura Miso Factory and Shop 11:30 – 18:00
Gotokuya Jubei Cafe 9:30 – 19:00
Imayotsukasa Sake Brewery 9:00 – 17:00
Membership registration only
Niigata Station Hotel front desk (1F)
Dormy Inn Niigata front desk (1F)

Guidelines

Please read below for using Rent-a-cycle safely and comfortably.

(When registering for the first time, present an ID such as a driver’s license, health insurance card, student ID or credit card. We will issue a membership card so that you can present it from the next time. We take out rider’s insurance and liability insurance for bodily injury. (Users need not buy insurance.)

●Inspect before riding

Check that the brakes work well, the handles are not bent, the bell rings, the tires have proper air, the chain is not too loose, the petals rotate smoothly and that the screws are tight.

A bicycle pump is at each station. In order to ride comfortably, please keep the tires with proper air pressure.
  • Usage

Observe traffic rules (Ride on the left side) and parking manners. Please respect pedestrians and others. Do not park your bikes where bicycle parking is prohibited.

  • Responsibility and insurance

We take out rider’s insurance and liability insurance for bodily injury. Bodily injury and property damage due to accidents caused by bicycle defects are insured, but please understand that we take no responsibility at all for accidents due to other causes.

  • Please return your bike within the day. Otherwise, the fare will increase each hour.

Niigata Renta-a-Cycle Instructions

Let’s enjoy Niigata on a bicycle!

●You are responsible for the bicycle until you return it. Please make sure to lock the bicycle when you park it.

●If there is trouble with the bicycle (malfunctions, an accident, theft, or you lose it) contact the station that you rented the bicycle from or one of the main offices right away.

●The membership fee is 200 yen. The base cost of rental is 100 yen (for up to 3 hours) and 100 yen is charged per additional hour. You pay the base cost when you rent the bicycle and any additional costs when you return it.

●You must return the bicycle on the same day that you rented it. Base rental hours are between 9:30 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. Times vary by station.

●Please park the bicycle in a bicycle parking lot. If there is no bicycle parking, park the bicycle in a safe place not in the way of foot traffic, etc.

●Follow the rules of the road and stay safe riding!

Main Offices

●Emergency contact such as for accidents while cycling
Niigata Rent-a-cycle Offices
Kamifuru Cycle Station
Address:     2-529 Furumachi, Chuo Ward, Niigata City
Phone:       025-311-5459
Closed:      Monday
Honcho Cycle Station
Address:     5-239 Honcho-dori, Chuo Ward, Niigata City
Phone:       025-311-1209
Closed:      Sundays and Wednesdays