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Espoo by bike

Two men on bikes. The men have stopped at the shore of the forest lake to chat.

Espoo is a great city to explore on your bike! Maybe even keep a diary of your cycling trips, share it with others, and follow our cycling tips! Cycling is so much fun so why not share it with others! Before going outdoors and exploring Espoo, have a look at one of our cycling videos made at Route 2000


City Bikes

During cycling season you can use city bikes in Espoo. City bikes are an excellent way to more around Espoo and using city bikes is convenient. You can find over a hundred city bike stations in Espoo.

More information about city bikes at Helsinki Region Transport (HSL).

Rental locations

Many of the local hotels offer bikes for their guests - ask from the reception! 

Fat bike rental points

Trails in Nuuksio National Park

There are trails for bikes in Nuuksio as well. Please notice that not all trails are permitted for cyclists.

South by Cycle

South by Cycle is a versatile and fascinating bike-packing trail between Uusimaa and Kymenlaakso. It is a collection of nature’s unique gems, cultural history, and loads of romantic countryside. The nearly 900-kilometer long trail offers quality time for everyone, from the amateur to the adventurer. Cycle a longer section at a time or experience a weekend getaway: the trail is easily reached by train, bus, or metro. More information about South by Cycle.

The Western Uusimaa Tour

The Western Uusimaa tour is a cycling route that starts from Helsinki. Along the route, you can find the Nuuksio National Park, ridge and lakeside trails in Lohja, Fiskars village, Billnäs, and Mustio ironworks and Mustio Manor, Inkoo harbor, beaches in Kopparnäs, Siuntio Castle, Meiko recreational area, Hvitträsk national museum and the coastal trails of Espoo and Helsinki. The route combines nicely the most beautiful hiking trails and nature sites of the region with the seascapes of the southern coast. The total length of the route is 293km and the duration is 4-5 days. The route is suitable for both campers and those preferring guesthouse accommodation.

The Nuuksio National Park overnight trip

The Nuuksio National Park overnight trip is a cycling route that starts in the center of Helsinki. The route runs through Helsinki Central Park to Pitkäskoski on the Vantaanjoki River and from there to the Nuuksio Lake Uplands. The return to the starting point takes place by continuing cycling through Nuuksio National Park to Veikkola and from there to Kirkkonummi train station. The commuter train connection from Kirkkonummi to Helsinki takes less than an hour, when using the local train connection, the length of the route will be 90 km. Alternatively, one can also return to Helsinki following the coastal routes of the Western Uusimaa tour, which means that the entire trip will be 146 km long. The duration of the route is 1-2 days. The route is suitable for both campers and those who use the accommodation services of Nuuksio National Park.

Visit Espoo's themed cycling routes

Explore the Sports Tracker service and routes that Visit Espoo has created for you! By creating your own profile, you have the chance to share your own routes with us. Of course, you can print these maps into your pocket and go out to explore the cycling routes in Espoo.