Cycling in Brisbane

Brisbane has a network of bikeways and shared pathways that connect with schools, local facilities, parks and public transport hubs. Whether you ride for fun, fitness or as a means of active transport, cycling is a great way to get around. Use this section to find information on route planning, CityCycle bike hire, bikeway projects and closures, bike parking and more.

Cycling Brisbane

Cycling Brisbane is Brisbane City Council's free membership-based program to encourage people of all ages and abilities to cycle more often. Become a Cycling Brisbane member today by completing a simple online sign up form.

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Cycling Brisbane route planner

Explore Brisbane's diverse range of bikeways and shared pathways using the route planner on Cycling Brisbane's website.

CityCycle bike hire

CityCycle is part of Council's plan to help reduce traffic congestion and ease parking pressures in central Brisbane. Find out about this bike hire scheme.

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Current bikeway and pathway projects

Find out about our current projects helping to improve our network of bikeways and shared pathways.

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Brisbane Bike Adventures

Discover some of Brisbane's most beautiful and spectacular bike rides with our Brisbane Bike Adventures.

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Bike parking and facilities

Find Council's bike parking and bicycle storage facilities, as well as bike repair stations and public transport services you can take your bike on.

Cycling rules, signs and safety tips

Find information on cycling rules, signs and safety tips to ride safely in Brisbane.

Bikeway closures and detours

Find out about current and schedule bikeway closures and detours in Brisbane.

Cycling plans and resources

Find Council, state and national plans and resources to improve the cycling network in Brisbane.

Cycling to school, university or work

Council encourages you to cycle to school, university or work. Read our safe cycling tips and other useful information for your journey.

Tips for new riders

Are you a new rider in Brisbane? If so, read our tips for new riders.

Active School Travel program

Council’s Active School Travel program is a behaviour-change program designed to educate and motivate students, parents and teachers to leave the car at home and actively travel to and from school. 

Mountain bike riding on Mt Coot-tha

Find out about Mt Coot-tha Forest mountain bike trails, including trail difficulty rating.