Bike Hire

Daily bike hire is available from our rental hub at Maynooth Harbour, Co Kildare, with a drop-off location Enfield, Co Meath at the Bridge House Pub. Both locations are conveniently located next to train stations.  For those spending a few days cycling the 130km Royal Canal Greenway, we operate a bike collection service from Cloondara, Longford Town, Termonbarry & Strokestown. 

Our adult trekking bikes come in three different sizes

Small - Height 5'0" to 5'5" or 153 - 165cm
Medium - Height 5'5" to 5'10" or 165 to 178cm
Large - Height 5'10" to 6'4" or 178 to 195cm

Plan your day out

Plan Ahead and Book your bikes online

Collect your bikes from maynooth harbour

Bikes can be returned to Maynooth or Enfield

Plan your multi-day adventure

All multi-day bike hire starts at our Maynooth hub. We can provide you and your family or group with everything you need for your cycling adventure along the Royal Canal Greenway. Just book your bikes and equipment online and provide us with the details of your final night’s accommodation or if your planning to finish your trip in Longford Town, use our new drop-off location, close to the train station (Please note it is not possible to drop off bikes in Longford Town until 4.30pm and there is a minimum of two days bike hire for cycling from Maynooth to Longford). 

Please note there is a one-way collection charge of €15 per adults bike from the locations listed below. Please select when booking online and provide the final night’s accommodation or if you will be dropping off the bike in Longford town.

Daily luggage transfers can be arranged at a cost of €60 per day per group. Please provide daily accommodation details via email. This can be paid when bikes are picked-up at Maynooth

Cloondara

Longford Town

Termonbarry

Strokestown

Select your Bikes & Equipment

Other Services

  • Luggage Transfers

    Luggage transfers can be arranged for multi-day trips at a rate of €60 per group per day. This rate is based on completing the Royal Canal Greenway over two days. Please contact us to book our luggage transfer service.

  • Barge Trip

    We have partnered with Royal Canal Boat Trips and offer private chartered barge trips along the Royal Canal Greenway. Contact us for more information.

  • Breakdown Service

    Free breakdown service is provided along the greenway between Maynooth & Enfield. For multi-day trip, someone in your group should be able to mend a puncture and a tool kit will be provided.

  • Shuttle Service

    We can arrange airport transfers, and shuttle services for groups along the Greenway. contact us for more information.

  • Groups

    We can facilitate groups of various sizes for both daily & multi-day activities. Check out our Groups page for more information.

  • star rating  We had an amazing time cycling from Maynooth to Longford over two days, thanks to Royal Canal Bike Hire. Dave is really friendly and helpful! We took his advice and... read more

    TwoToTheSix
    May 16, 2022

    star rating  Dave is the perfect gentleman.

    So helpful prior to landing in Maynooth and a fountain of knowledge when we arrived.

    The bikes were so comfortable and easy... read more

    781declang
    August 1, 2022

    star rating  Rented two bike for two days. Bikes were in perfect condition. Absolutely no problems. Would recommend royal canal bike hire.

    Ambassador802506
    September 27, 2021

    star rating  Great service leading to a lovely day cycling along the canal ..bikes were great, light and in great condition

    jennifergV1624WQ
    May 16, 2022
  • star rating  We arrived up without a booking on a glorious Sunday morning. The guys couldn't have been more helpful and took us in and provided us with bikes with no hassle... read more

    24Travelman
    July 11, 2022

    star rating  Excellent bikes for the terrain for our group two day journey to Longford. Very helpful David. It would help if a small cotainer/basket was attached to handlebar.

    daviddenisfassbender
    September 10, 2021

    star rating  Fantastic service. Nothing seemed to be a problem. Book your bike online and collect it at the allocated time. Bikes were light and well maintained. Greenway was not too busy... read more

    James D
    July 10, 2022

    star rating  A flat and picturesque bicycle path along the canal. The blackberries were in season and sorted out snack breaks. Bikes were of a high quality and really good service received.

    Louisemot
    September 13, 2021