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What to Know about Motorbike Rental in Hanoi

Looking for authentic experiences in Hanoi? Let’s get off the tourist trails and take a motorbike out on the streets, just like the locals. Once you have got yourself familiarize with driving in Vietnam as a tourist, the final step is finding where to rent a bike, and here we have all the necessary information for motorbike rental in Hanoi.

Where to Rent Motorbikes in Hanoi

Most hotels in Hanoi are the most convenient contact point to rent a motorbike, especially those in the Old Quarter area. Motorbike rental in Hanoi are usually in close contact with accommodation services, so do consider asking for information from the receptionists before making decisions. Other than that, there are plenty of options you can choose from, here are the top favorite places for motorbike rental in Hanoi

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Though the Old Quater is mostly pedestrian-friendly, it is more convenient to rent a motorbike to travel around Hanoi 

1. Bon Bon Motor

Address: 246 Ton Duc Thang, Dong Da, Hanoi
Price: VND 100,000 – VND 200,000 per day for a motorbike

2. Gia Hung Motorbike Rental

Address: 41 Ngo Huyen, Hang Trong, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi (Old Quarter central)
Price: VND 150,000 – VND 200,000 per day for a motorbike

3. Mr-Good Bikes

Address: Alley 149 Trich Sai, West Lake, Hanoi
Price: VND 100,000 – VND 200,000 per day for a motorbike

4. Phùng Motorbike

Address: 13 Ngo Huyen, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi
Price: VND 150,000 – VND 250,000 per day for a motorbike

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Motorbike rentals are easily found in the Old Quarter

A Breakdown of the Prices for Motorbike Rental in Hanoi

It is better to learn about the motorbike rental market in Hanoi first hand to avoid overcharging or scams. In peak tourist seasons or Tet holiday, the price can higher. Commonly the price to rent a manual motorbike is around VND 80,000 – VND 110,000 and around 120,000 – 150,000 for an automatic motorbike per day.

· Automatic (Honda Airblade, Suzuki Hayate, SYM Atilla, Yamaha Nouvo model 2, 115 cc engines,…): VND 100,000 – VND 250,000
· Semi-automatic (Yamaha Sirius fuel injection 115 cc, Yamaha Jupiter 110 cc, Honda Future, Honda Blade…): VND 150,000 – VND 250,000
· Manual (Honda XR 250, Suzuki EN 150 cc, Honda Fortune 125 cc,…): VND 120,000 – VND 200,000

The fluctuations in the price is because of the difference in the motorbikes’ quality. Ideally, it would help if you asked for highly-recommended places, though the price may be higher, it ensures you with new and highly-functional motorbikes.

Requirements for Motorbike Rental in Hanoi

– Valid passports
– Hotel and contact details
– International driving permit or converted Vietnamese license (depends on rental places)

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Passports will be kept at the rental place and returned when you return the vehicle

Our Tips on Renting Motorbikes in Hanoi

– Most motorbike rental places in Hanoi will provide you with complimentary helmets. You may be charged extra if you lose them. Moreover, they are quite old and not so clean most of the time. Therefore, it would be great if you have your own standardized helmets; otherwise, just make do with what you can get. It is by law that you wear a helmet when riding a motorbike on the streets of Vietnam.

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Make sure you are provided with quality helmets when you rent a motorbike

– Before getting on the way, carefully check your helmet (often provided with the motorbikes), handbrakes, view mirrors, indicators, brake lights, etc.
– Always keep your important papers handy, examples: receipt of rental, photocopies of passports, ID, or number of your home country’s embassy in Vietnam.
– If you’re traveling in two, always carry the seated-behind person passport to use in any unwanted cases.
– Riding motorbikes in Vietnam include certain risks, be careful, and don’t carry too much jewelry or expensive things.
– See more on Getting a Motorcycle License in Vietnam.
– Sign up for a travel insurance plan to travel Hanoi:


Ready to Rent Your Motorbike to Travel around Hanoi?

We hope that this information will give you some basic knowledge about motorbike rental in Hanoi. Comment down below if you need more information from us.

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