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Welcome to Readybike

ReadyBike is Reading’s bike hire scheme which is a part of a Reading Borough Council programme to improve sustainable transport options in and around the town.


Here you can : 

  • JOIN for casual use or as an annual member
  • SEE the map of all available docking stations and bikes
  • LOG ON to your account and top up
  • BROWSE latest news and promotions

Want to see a short introductory video on how to use Readybike ? Click here


Join us on Facebook and or Twitter, plus download the app (Android or iOS), and keep up to date on latest news and updates.


For more information on cycling in Reading please go to Reading Borough Council's own cycling page here 
We hope you have a fun and safe time cycling in Reading.


Readybike is a project part funded by the Dept for Transport , and operated by Hourbike Ltd.


Tariffs and prices

Maximum number of simultaneously rented bikes
DetailsDetailsNameNameFree period of useFree period of useMinimal balanceMinimal balanceMax. rentalsMax. rentalsContract LengthContract LengthPricePriceSign UpSign Up
Casual subscription for 1 bike. 5 min £1 1 bike 1 year £1 Sign Up
Casual subscription for 2 bikes. 5 min £2 2 bikes 1 year £2 Sign Up
Casual subscription for 3 bikes. 5 min £3 3 bikes 1 year £3 Sign Up
Casual subscription for 4 bikes. 5 min £4 4 bikes 1 year £4 Sign Up
Annual subscription for 1 bike 30 min £1 1 bike 1 year £51 Sign Up
Annual subscription for 2 bikes. 30 min £1 2 bikes 1 year £102 Sign Up
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How ReadyBike works


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Station occupancy

Stations - GPX Available bikesAvailable bikes Free docksFree docks
Basingstoke Road46
Bridge Street100
Broad Street100
Broad Street Mall55
Brook Drive614
Caversham Centre43
Christchurch Green64
Christchurch Meadows73
Earley Station53
Hills Meadow28
Kennet Island55
Lime Square46
Longwater Avenue37
Madejski Stadium218
Oracle Riverside64
Palmer Park28
Reading College73
Reading Rowing Club37
Reading Station North812
Reading Station South109
Royal Berkshire Hospital55
Thames Valley Park614
Town Hall Square28
UoR London Road46
UoR Whiteknights416
UoR Whiteknights Earley Gate19
Waterside Centre (TVP)37
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