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Motorbike Hire in the UK

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Renting a motorcycle isn’t just for tourers.  You might have spotted a potential new bike and you want to put it through its paces over the course of a weekend, rather than just a couple of hours.

Or you’ve finally got that much-needed pass from your partner and fancy a weekend away with a mate on new bikes. Whatever the reason, there are loads of motorcycle rental companies within the UK. 

Whether you want to rent an Adventure bike, a superbike or a cruiser, for a day or as long as a month, the companies below will be able to help you.

Choosing the right motorcycle rental company can be a minefield, you want to make sure you get value for money after all.

To help you, we’ve selected some of the best motorcycle hire companies in the UK. Each one listed offers good customer service, clear information, optional extras and UK and European insurance cover. Read on to find out more information:

What You Need To Know

Who is it for
Those who want a motorcycling fix without the hassle of a bank loan.

Why you should do it
Whether you're bikeless and just want a two-wheeled fix or you want to head off for the weekend and put some miles on a brand new bike, hiring makes it simple.

What does it cost
From £80 a day.

Woking, GU21 5DH  | 01483 662 135

We are customer recommended for the best motorcycle rental service in the most convenient location in the UK. Stocking a large fleet of bikes for hire plus equipment and luggage options, RoadTrip have you covered. Suitable for learners to expert riders, RoadTrip has suitable insurance in the UK and Europe.

Superbike Rental & Tours

Essex |  01277 366602

With over 100 bikes to hire, Superbike rentals offer brand new models of every type of bike plus retro classics. Available to hire from 1 day or more, you can even hire gear if you need it. The insurance covers the UK and Europe. All prices and deposits clearly displayed on the website.

Spyder Motorcycles

Silverstone, Northamptonshire |  01327 857213

A good selection of motorcycles available for hire from 1 day or more. Insurance cover available for the UK and Europe. Spyder Motorcycles are an official IoM TT Travel Partner, so if you want to hire a bike on the island, look no further.


Dalkeith, Scotland |  0131 603 4466

Based in Scotland, rentamotorcycle.co.uk offer motorcycles from the BMW Motorrad range. All bikes are under 6 months old and provided with side panniers. SatNavs are available for an extra fee for tourers.

West Sussex Motorcycle Hire

West Sussex |  01243 780039

A wide range of bikes suitable for beginners or more experienced riders, Fully comprehensive insurance, plus breakdown cover can be purchased for the UK and abroad. Additional services include delivery and collection, sat-nav/intercom hire.


Kent | 01732 387107

Based in Kent, Motobox offer a range of bikes with different engine capacities to suit every rider. Makes include Yamaha, Triumph and Kawasakis with low rates from £65. European bike cover available plus delivery or meet and greet at any London airport.

Hunts Motorcycles

Greater Manchester | 0161 432 1303

Hunts are based in Manchester and offer Hondas for hire in the UK and you can take them to Europe. Fully comprehensive insurance and unlimited mileage are included. Hunts also let you hire top boxes and panniers, perfect for touring.

Harley Davidson Rental

Nationwide | 0333 355 6800

Offering the latest models from a variety of locations. Hire includes bike, H-D country-approved helmet, raingear, short-term luggage storage and 24-road side assistance. Insurance options should be discussed with rental service.

Bare Naked Bikes

Limerick, Ireland | 02895 680 190

A no-frills motorcycle hire company based in Ireland. BNB has a small range of Benelli and Royal Enfield bikes. They offer free luggage hire. Gear and GPS equipment available for additional fees.

2 wheel travel

various locations | 01388 526 154 

2 Wheel Travel offers motorcycle hire in various locations around the UK. Insurance and hiring costs vary by location and it is advisable to check the mileage allowance for each bike.

Highland Motorcycle Hire

inverness, scotland | 01463 870 541 

The longest established motorcycle hire company in the Scottish Highlands, huge choice of late model bikes, perfectly located for the North Coast 500. Highland Motorcycle Hire are 30 mins from Inverness Airport, 20 mins from Inverness and 5 mins from Muir of Ord train station.

NC 500 Moto Experience

inverness, scotland | 01463 800 041 

Based in the heart of Inverness, the Capital of the Highlands of Scotland and an ideal base for starting your NC500 experience. All prices include the bike, luggage, riders comprehensive safety equipment (fee applies for pillion passengers who require the hire of safety gear), Fully Comprehensive Insurance (excess applies) and breakdown cover.

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