Out of all the touchpoints on your bike, the saddle is the one that bears perhaps the most burden for your overall cycling comfort. While there is not necessarily a need for a women-specific saddle, they might be a great option if you struggle to get comfortable on unisex saddles. To help you find one, our women testers have racked up thousands of hours of riding in pursuit of the best women's saddle - these are the best women's bike saddles you can buy.
Best overall women's saddle: Selle Italia Diva Gel Flow saddle
Best money-no-object women's saddle: Specialized S-Works Power with Mimic Women’s saddle
Best women's saddle for racing: Ergon SR Pro Carbon Women saddle
Best old-school saddle: Brooks B17 S saddle
Best curved saddle: Specialized Women’s Romin Evo Pro With MIMIC saddle
Good for long distance cycling: SDG Allure Women’s Ti-Rail saddle
Best firm long distance women's saddle: Selle Italia SLR Boost Lady Superflow
Best mid-range priced women's saddle: Liv Alacra SL saddle
It's not a necessity for women to get a women-specific saddle and in fact, it is well worth looking at our general best saddles guide because many of those will work well across genders.
The saddles we've listed here have all been tested by women reviewers and thus, have deserved a spot as ones we would recommend for women cyclists. There is something for everyone as saddles come in all different price points, different widths and shapes, and some with cutouts - and the ones listed below have scored well in all - or most - aspects.
To find out more about choosing the best saddle for you, check out the frequently asked questions section at the bottom of this guide.