The outskirts of Beijing and its neighboring provinces are rich in historical and cultural sites, winding roads and breathtaking natural beauty. The number of motorcycles that can be rented in Beijing is relatively large. Neighboring provinces such as Inner Mongolia, Hebei, Shanxi, Tianjin, Liaoning, and Shandong can be reached from Beijing, and with its many international flights, Beijing is a good starting point for motorcycle touring in China.
Can foreigners rent a motorbike in Beijing/Peking?
Foreigners can rent a motorbike in Beijing. However, an international driver’s license will not work in China, you will need to apply for a temporary Chinese motorcycle license(E or D category license).
What services does Road Pioneer provide?
We offer a package service for foreign riders that includes a temporary Chinese motorcycle license & motorcycle rental in Beijing. We are probably the first organization to offer this kind of package service for foreigner tourists. We can also customize guided & self-guided motorcycle tours from Beijing for you and your friends.
Do I need an International Driving Permit to rent a motorcycle in Beijing?
No, International driver’s license(IDP) is not recognized in China, you need to apply for a temporary Chinese motorcycle license through us.
What drivers licence category do I need to rent a motorcycle in Beijing?
You must have a large-displacement motorcycle driver’s license from your home country, as well as have at least 1 year of driving experience.
What kind of motorcycles can I rent in Beijing?
QJ Motor, CF Moto, Hawker Suzuki motorcycles, Kawasaki motorcycles, BMW motorcycles, Benelli, Escalade, Yamaha, Ducati and many more are available for rent in Beijing. Please contact us if you want to rent enduro, dual-sport or adventure motorbike, urban, street or sport bike, road, cruiser or touring motorcycles in Beijing.
What’s the environment like for motorcycle riding in Beijing? Is it motorcycle friendly?
Beijing is relatively motorcycle riding friendly among several major cities. Motorcycles are allowed to travel on highways around Beijing.
What are the Motorcycle Traffic Restrictions in Beijing Urban Areas?
Motorcycles are not allowed to enter Beijing within the Fourth Ring Road (but can be exercised on the Fourth Ring Road auxiliary roads in both directions), as well as the Fourth Ring Road main road and the Fifth Ring Road main road. There are a number of other restricted and prohibited rules, and you can use the motorcycle navigation function in China’s navigation APPs to bypass the specific restrictions. Motorcycles are allowed on highways around Beijing.
What are major Motorcycle Destinations near Beijing?
Eastern Inner Mongolia, Hebei, Shanxi, Tianjin, Liaoning and Shandong are all classic motorcycle touring routes around Beijing. There are many choices around Beijing with different landscapes such as grasslands, deserts, Mulan paddocks, seashores, plateaus and mountains. To the east of Beijing, you can go to Tangshan and Qinhuangdao, and also to Changli Seashore. North of Beijing can go to Chifeng, Sehanba, the beautiful dam has been the paradise of the majority of photography enthusiasts, and another Beijing – Zhangjiakou, a Keshketengqi grassland tour. Southwest Beijing can be divided into long and short two lines, the short line for the Fangshan District and Lai County, Hebei Province, the main natural scenery of the mountains, the long line for the Shanxi Wutai Mountain, Datong, Taiyuan.
What do I need to provide to get a your Package Service for Motorcycle Rental in Beijing?
- Valid Passport
- Valid Chinese visa
- Valid motorcycle license from your home country
- Chinese translation of motorcycle driver’s license (usually requires translation and stamping by a qualified translation company, we will help you with the translation)
- Proof of registration at the local police station (we will assist you with this, some areas require it)
- Physical examination (required in some areas, items usually include height, eyesight, color blindness, hearing, trunk, neck and limbs and other physical examination. No need to be on empty stomach or draw blood, please wear glasses if you are nearsighted).
- Learning 1-3 hours of Chinese traffic regulations and precautions (required in some areas)
- At least one year of heavy motorcycle riding experience (required for our guided motorcycle tours)
What are the normal prices for motorcycle rental in Beijing?
Here are some examples for your information
- QJ MOTOR SRK 600, CNY 200 per day
- Benelli TRK 502 X, CNY 250 per day
- Kove 525 X, CNY 200 per day
- BMW F 750 GS, CNY 600 per day
- BMW F 850 GS ADV, CNY 800 per day
- BMW R 1250 GS ADV, CNY 900 per day
The price will fluctuate depending on the season and rental period.
How old do I have to be to rent a motorbike in Beijing?
You must be at least 18 years old and need to have at least one year of motorcycle driving experience.
Other Policies for Renting Motorcycles in Beijing?
You will need to pay a deposit of 3,000-8,000 RMB and are not allowed to cross the country’s borders.