The new orange Buenos Aires city bikes system (EcoBici) is popping up in the streets. The totally renewed bike system has over 4000 points across the capital city. It is day and night available, and free!

Read also: How to use electric scooters in Buenos Aires

Do you want to discover Buenos Aires by bike? With more than 130km bike lanes, it’s one of the best ways to discover Buenos Aires. However, keep your eyes open for the ongoing traffic. We suggest wearing a helmet at all times.

Tourists can use the orange bikes. Here is how.

How to register?

Online will be the easiest way,  but often not the fastest way to get it. Here is the link to start the registration. Take your passport and your credit card. Follow the steps on the webpage or mobile phone application.

The city of Buenos Aires says that the city bikes are easy to use for tourists, yet in reality, it’s difficult to register. Often errors occur.

Other ways to discover Buenos Aires?

In and around the city you can find bike rental services. As a tourist, it’s the easiest way to get on some wheels. Or even go on a guided bike tour. A nice way to discover the city.

Since March 2019, you can use the electric scooters in selected areas of Buenos Aires. Easy to register and up you go. Read our article here.

You can also hop-on and hop-off on the Buenos Aires Sightseeing bus. We went to test the bus. Read here our review.

At this moment there are no helicopter services in Buenos Aires.


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  1. I rented a bike from Manawa Bike Rental. There you can leave any document as a pledge, be it DAYS or a passport. They also give a map with tourist routes around the city. Very nice!

  2. Hi Glenn,

    Do you know how we can register for those bikes without a DNI. Every link I have found seems to ask for one. Thank you!

    • Hi Melanie, you also tried to option “other ways to sign up”? Normally you will have there the passport option.


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