Email share button

Cycling in Switzerland

E-bikes in Switzerland

E-bike tours

Ride along Cycling in Switzerland routes with a smile. All tours begin and end at e-bike rental stations. An all-around enjoyable experience!
More ...


Selected traffic signs and their significance
for e-bikes:



No entry for motor vehicles and motor cycles

Slow e-bikes (without yellow number plate) and fast e-bikes (with yellow number plate) may enter.

No entry for motor vehicles, motor cycles and mopeds

Slow e-bikes (without yellow number plate) may enter with a running motor. Fast e-bikes (with yellow number plate) may only enter with the motor switched off.

Cycle lanes

The use of cycle lanes is mandatory for slow e-bikes (without yellow number plate) and fast e-bikes (with yellow number plate).

No entry
(additional sign: except bicycles)


Slow e-bikes (without yellow number plate) may enter with a running motor. Fast e-bikes (with yellow number plate) may only enter with the motor switched off.

No entry
(additional sign: except motor cycles)


Slow e-bikes (without yellow number plate) and fast e-bikes (with yellow number plate) may enter.

Footpaths
(additional sign: cycling allowed)


Slow e-bikes (without yellow number plate) may use these footpaths with a running motor. Fast e-bikes (with yellow number plate) may only use these footpaths with the motor switched off.

Main traffic rules and regulations for e-bikes

Compilation of the main rules and regulations issued by the Federal Roads Office FEDRO concerning the registration and operation of e-bikes after the 2012 amendment of the Ordinance on the Technical Requirements for Motor Vehicles in French.

 Feuille dʼinformation (68 KB)