Cyprus, Nicosia

Bicycle Rental in Famagusta

Updated: 4 weeks ago

In Famagusta, there is a bike rental system called bike sharing, where you start in one place and return it in another. A similar service is only available in Nicosia.

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Bike Sharing in Famagusta

The bike-sharing system is simple: you can take a bike at one point, ride a certain distance around the city, and return it at another point without going back to the original location.

In Famagusta, bike sharing has basic stations, and the operator is the same company as in Nicosia, Velespeed.net. However, unlike the capital city, there are only 8 rental stations in this city.

How to Rent a Bike

At the Docking Station

  • Touch the screen to activate
  • Select "Bike Rental"
  • Enter the number of bikes to rent
  • Select the pricing plan
  • Confirm agreement with the Terms of Use
  • Insert your bank card (Visa or Mastercard) into the reader and then remove it
  • Enter your mobile phone number
  • Check the payment amount and confirm it
  • Print the 5-digit trip code
  • Enter this code on the bike station keyboard within 5 minutes
  • After the green light appears at the station, take out the bike

Using the App

  • Download the CycleFinder app for Android and iOS) and register
  • Select 'Velespeed Famagusta' from the city options
  • Enter the number of bikes to rent
  • Select the pricing plan
  • Fill in user information and payment details
  • Accept the terms and confirm the transaction
  • Click on the chosen station and the lock image to create a temporary trip code - do this at the station, the code is valid for only 5 minutes!
  • Enter the 5-digit code on the bike station, wait for the green light, and take the bike

How to Park a Bike

  • Park the bike at one of the bike stations
  • Wait for the green light to turn on
  • Make sure the bike is locked on the bike station

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Frequently Asked Questions about bike sharing in Famagusta

How many bikes can I rent with one card?

For one trip, using one bank card or one application, you can take up to four bikes.

What is the rental cost?

Prices in Northern Cyprus often change, so it is better to check the current cost on the Velespeed company website. The website supports Turkish, English, and Russian languages.

Where can I find bike stations?

In the application, the station map will be displayed first. To find the map on the website, visit this page.

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