Higher bike availability again

We are working non-stop to get our bike sharing service back on the road as quickly as possible and can already offer a higher availability again. Please check the location map in the app or website where you can rent and return bikes. Unfortunately, public safety for our bikes cannot yet be guaranteed. Therefore, we continue to ask for your help! Please support us by reporting broken bikes with bike number and location and - if possible - also a photo to lostandfound@nextbike.com with the su...


Together against vandalism

To make bike-sharing an integral part of public transportation in as many cities as possible all over the globe is our mission and it is what drives us every day.  That is why we are shocked and saddened to see our KVB bikes being destroyed systematically. Attacks and vandalism on the KVB bikes have increased significantly in the past days.Therefore, we had to restrict our operating areas in Cologne in order to protect the remaining fleet. For now, bikes are available for users exclusive...


New update on the current situation

Lately we're dealing with a vast amount of blind destruction of our bikes. The vandalism on our bikes has reached a critical level, and we have to realize that the public safety for our bikes is no longer given. We had to limit the service area temporarily to ensure an acceptable service and to avoid long, time-consuming ways. Our service team is working around the clock and is at its limit. We hope to restore the usual availability as soon as possible. Thank you for your understan...


Vandalism in Cologne

Due to a significant increase in attacks and vandalism, our Cologne KVB bikes currently have a restricted operating area. This step is not easy for us, but it is, unfortunately, necessary in order to counteract the growing problem. As of now, bikes will only be available for users exclusively in the flex zone and the inner city rings. KVB bikes can only be returned in this area.  We are working hard to find a solution and have involved the police as well as various other partners. But we a...


Change in annual subscription conditions

We would like to inform you that annual sunscriptions of German nextbike systems will no longer be automatically extended by another year in the future. This is our reaction to the amendment of Art. 1 No. 2 of the Fair Consumer Contracts Act of August 10, 2021, according to which a tacit contract extension is only possible to a limited extent. The changes apply to all current as well as newly booked annual subscriptions for German nextbike systems. You can view and change tariffs...


The station expansion continues!

Since the fall of 2021, we have been working with KVB to also expand our bike sharing service in Cologne's suburbs. Now the first stations have been opened in the Rodenkirchen district.  Where can you rent and return bikes from now on?  at the junction of Adolf-Menzel-Strasse/Lucas-Cranach-Strasse in Rodenkirchen  at the bus stop "Weißer Hauptstraße" of bus line 131 in Weiß  at the junction of Giesdorfer Straße/Kr&aum...


We're better together

We're better together!   Together with TIER, we are working towards the same mission and want to change mobility sustainably. Our goal is to make cities more liveable and to mobilize more people in an emission-free and flexible way.  For anyone who wants to take a test ride with a TIER, we have the perfect offer for new TIER customers among you. Riding a TIER is super easy and a lot of fun.  You've never taken a TIER before?  Then take the opportunity! Ge...


No return zones Carnival

Due to the carnival events in Cologne, we are again obliged to set up no return zones between February 23 and 28. Please do not return bikes at the following places during this period: Area Severin quarter Area Zülpicher Straße and Kwartier Latäng Area Friesenstraße/Friesenplatz Area Old town and cathedral surroundings


No return zones lifted

Over a few weeks, we had to restrict our Flexzone in some areas of Cologne due to the Christmas market. The pre-Christmas hustle and bustle is now coming to an end, the Christmas market is about to close and so from tomorrow on you can return your bikes as usual in these areas again. Please continue to make sure that the bikes are placed in a way that they do not obstruct anyone. Thank you for your understanding and a Merry Christmas from KVB and nextbike.


11 new stations in Porz and Kalk

The KVB-Rad is now also available in the districts of Grengel, Porz, Wahn, Westhoven, Zündorf, Brück, Königsforst and Rath-Heumar. The new stations at a glance: Porz Stop „Grengel Mauspfad“ (bus line 161) in Grengel  Stop „Humboldstra;e“ (bus lines 160, 165) in Porz   Intersection Königsberger Straße/Solinger Straße in Porz  Stop „Wahn S-Bahn“ (S-Bahn lines 12, 19 and bus lines 160, 162, 16...


Take your chance in our last Xmas raffle

We sweeten the pre-Christmas period with great prizes. Next weekend you have again the opportunity to win great prizes!  4th ADVENT  We give away a MacBook Pro from Back Market worth 3,600 € as well as three nextbike annual rates among all users rented a nextbike between 17.12.21 and 20.12.21 for at least 15-minute*.  To take part, simply leave your email address, which you also use in your nextbike account, on our landing page.  The Raffle will run from 12/17/2...


KVB-Rad also in Chorweiler and Nippes

Discovered it yet? The KVB-Rad has now arrived in Chorweiler. You can now rent and return bikes at three stations in the district for now: Stop „Blumenberg S-Bahn“ (S-Bahn lines S6, S11 as well as bus line 120) in Blumenberg Junction Teufelsbergstraße/Kallbergstraße in Blumenberg Stallagsbergweg in the recreational area Fühlinger See (near bus line 122) in Fühlingen More stations are still being planned. In Nippes there are already KVB bike ...


No return zones during christmas market

Dear KVB-Rad community, Over the period leading up to Christmas, we will once again have to adjust our flex zone and prohibit the return of our bikes on the Christmas Market sites. Please do not return bikes in the marked areas between 20.11. and 23.12.2021. Before returning your bike, check that the light at the rear is green and that you are allowed to return it to this location. All changes will also be visible on the app map from 20.11. We ask for your understanding and wish you a wonderf...


No return zones on November 11

Dear cyclists and revelers,


Superstar verliebt sich ins KVB-Rad

The KVB-Rad receives a special declaration of love. Mike Leon Grosch, once a finalist in the casting show "Deutschland sucht den Superstar" (DSDS), has fallen in love with the KVB-Rad. In his song "Nicht mal eine Stunde" (Not even an hour) he gives free rein to his feelings. The video with the very special lyrics can now be seen at www.youtube.com/kvbag.  Have you already fallen in love? ❤


Free ride for Christopher Street Day

Cologne will be colourful again!   The CSD 2021 is coming up next Sunday, 29th August. Will you be there?  Then secure yourself a 30-minute free ride on the day of the event and enter the voucher code CSDKoeln in your app before renting a bike. The voucher is valid on 29.08.2021 in Cologne for one rental.  We wish you a colourful, exuberant day full of exciting encounters!


nextbike and Aktion Baum

Being passionate cyclists, naturally, we love spending time outdoors. Fresh air and discovering nature in an active way are just two reasons that make us take the bicycle. But these are the crucial ones when it comes to our cooperation with Aktion Baum. For every monthly tariff, we donate 1 EUR to the non-profit organization to finance the planting of two seedlings in a German forest. Because nextbike thinks global, but acts local - and environmental protection should start at your own doorstep....


New payment method

Now new in our app! Simply select, click and you're done. Simply add "Carrier Billing" as a new payment method in your account settings and safe €5 cashback. The amount for a rental or a tariff booking will be offset against your next mobile phone bill. Please note that it can take up to 48 hours before the cashback is visible in your customer account.  Have fun cycling! Conditions for participation: As a mobile phone customer with a Telekom, o2 or Vodafone fixed-term contra...


May we introduce: the new KVB-Rad

Dear KVB-Rad fans, We are proud to finally present you the new KVB-Rad bikes!  New design, faster rental and return and a larger service area: In the video we show you how the new bike works. Also new: In the future, the bikes can be reserved 15 minutes in advance via the nextbike app.  In the next few days, the first 1,500 bikes will be made available in the Cologne flexzone and the old bikes will be collected. By June, another 1,500 bikes will be added. If you have a VRS chip card...


Tariff change Cologne

Dear Cologne nextbikers,  For many years we have been offering our service at low and so far unchanged prices. But we too must adapt to market changes and the associated price and wage increases. Thus from April 23rd 2021 new conditions will apply.  All changes at a glance:  Basic rate The majority of all rentals takes less than 15 minutes. Therefore we adjust the billing cycle. From April 23rd onwards, rentals at the basic rate will be charged at 15-minute intervals. ...


Get on your bike and welcome spring!

The lockdown continues, but spring is finally here. ☀ Whether it's cycling to work, a tour with your boyfriend or girlfriend or a quick trip to the supermarket, use our nextbikes to cover your daily distances by bike. The good thing about it is that you can easily keep the social distance on our bikes, strengthen your immune system and are fast and climate-neutral on the road.


There's no such thing as bad weather

Are you one of the intrepid ones who continue to ride our bikes despite the masses of snow? Chapeau! But please ride carefully and check the bikes before you get on it. The lock may be frozen due to the weather conditions, so even the best service won't help. We're looking forward to hearing your #Flockdown stories.


Add you email address to your account

Help us to improve our communication and leave your email address in your customer account. This way we can reach you easily at any time, without having to ring you out of an important meeting or wait for the mail. Don't worry, you will only receive emails from us if we need to reach you because of a problem. Have you subscribed to our newsletter yet? Keep yourself informed about nextbike, current campains and interesting news from the world of cycling. After you have completed your email ad...


Get free minutes with your Deezer premium account

Subscribers to Deezer now enjoy free minutes with nextbike Germany-wide. With the Deezer advantage, you can rent bikes for 30 minutes free of charge twice a day in more than 50 cities*. The cooperation runs until 30 June 2021 and applies to all users of a paid Deezer service (Premium, HiFi, Family, Student). *The concession is valid in the following cities: Augsburg, Baden-Baden, Berlin, Bonn, Dresden, Düsseldorf, Erfurt, Frankfurt a.M., Freiburg, Gießen, Hannover, Karlsruhe, Kassel, Köln, La...


Now new: MOBIbike in Dresden

Today, together with Dresdner Verkehrsbetriebe AG (DVB), we are launching the new bike sharing system for Dresden under the name MOBIbike. 1000 smartbikes of the latest generation will then be available around the clock. The rental bikes can now be rented at 14 MOBIpoints. They are supplemented by areas where flexible return is possible. All sz-bike customers are automatically transferred to the new system. DVB subscription customers have the first 30 minutes of each ride free of charge and...


Mobile in the Bergisches Land

The Bergische e-Bike is here! As the very first e-bike sharing system it connects communities of a complete district - the Rheinisch-Bergische Land - with each other. The rental stations at the railway stations in Rösrath and Leichlingen were opened yesterday. In the next few weeks, stations in Bergisch Gladbach, Burscheid, Kürten, Odenthal, Overath and Wermelskirchen will follow.After we, together with RVK, made the Rhine-Sieg district on the left bank of the Rhine and the community of Weilersw...


Info on the reduction of value added tax

For the next half year the value added tax is reduced by 3%. A good idea, but it involves a lot of technical and bureaucratic effort. We give you all a voucher for a 30-minute free ride instead of passing on pennies to you. Simply redeem the code 445344 in your customer account. The voucher will automatically be activated the next time you rent a bike. The voucher will also be added to existing free minutes.The voucher is valid until 31.12.2020 in all German cities except Usedom, Munich, Bre...


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Subscribe now for our newsletter and receive 50% off the monthly rate in our next mailing. We will also provide you with fresh Nextbike news.How it works: Open your account settings via app Go to your profile Add your e-mail address and activate the newsletter hook at the bottom of the page Confirm the registration by clicking on the verification link in your e-mail inbox Done!


Ride with RVK e-Bike to Bonn

We have good news for those who use not only the Bonner nextbikes but also the RVK e-bikes in the area for commuting: In Bonn there are now 3 RVK e-bike stations where you can rent and return the e-bikes. They are located on Poppelsdorfer Allee (corner of Quantiusstraße), at the Bad Godesberg train station and at the Mehlem train station. Please note that it is not permitted to return the RVK e-bikes elsewhere in Bonn.


Nextbike launches in Bielefeld

If Bielefeld exists, then from now on only with us! Since last weekend you can also rent our bikes there under the local name flowBie Siggi. Get all information about the system on nextbike.de/bielefeld.


Improved feedback options

We have improved our feedback function in the nextbike app! Now it's even easier to report defective bikes or problems with your rental. Just select the broken bike component or one of your rentals and provide additional details if necessary. You can access the support options via the corresponding menu item or by clicking on one of your rentals.


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Big thanks to our service teams

At this point we would like to express our sincere thanks to our service teams. In all German cities they are still on the road for you every day to maintain a public environmentally friendly basic mobility. In addition to regular maintenance, they are currently paying special attention to cleaning contact-intensive bike parts such as handlebars or saddle clamps.Although the risk of infection via surfaces is considered relatively low, we'd ask you to follow the well-known hygiene recommendatio...


Operation runs normally!

For the time being our rental service runs on a regular basis in all German cities. Current information about the state of affairs can be found here in the news section.Stay healthy and all the best!


Get the nextbike Playlist

You love singing while cycling and need new input? Get the nextbike playlist on Spotify or Deezer. We collected some songs for you that address our most favourite means of transport. So check it out!


Where to find your transaction history

You want to know if charges have already been beditted or refunds have already been made or you want to download your invoices? Log in to your customer account via www.nextbike.de. Under ->Account status you can see all transactions at a glance.


Avert a fee for improperly returned bikes

You have received 20 € fee for an improper return outside the flexzone or away from stations? Not everything is lost yet and you can still avert the fee. What do you have to do?Go back to the bike and rent it again. Don't do this remotely as the lock will open automatically for some bike types. The old rental will simply continue and the improper return fee will be deleted. return the bike properly now. Also good to know: successive rentals of the same bike by the same customer are merged to...


3 new cities for nextbike Slovenia

In Slovenia you can now rent our bikes in three more cities, now a total of seven. Welcome to the family Štore, Zreče and Slovenske Konjice.All nextbike countries and cities can be found at nextbike locations.


Pay with Paypal and secure your 5€ driving credit!

Pay now your nextbike rides comfortably with PayPal and you will get a credit of 5€. Just klick here and follow the instructions: Prerequisite is that you have deposited Paypal as a means of payment with us. In the customer account you can do this very easily in the Account settings under Change "Payment type".


After the summer is before the summer

You can't let go of the summer yet or can't wait for the next one? Anticipation makes it easier. Be inspired on EuroVelo by numerous long-distance cycle paths throughout Europe and already plan your tour for next summer.


Note on damage claims

Please do not park or return our bikes directly next to parked cars! When parking the bikes, make sure that they do not obstruct anyone and cannot damage anything. If an inconveniently parked bike falls over and damages e.g. a parked car, nextbike might be obliged to communicate the customer data of the last user to clarify the facts. For more details please refer to our Data protection leaflet.


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Hello Havirov / CZ

All good things are 3! With the start in Havirov / CZ a few days ago already three cities of our neighbour belong to the nextbike family. Best of all: in Havirov, thanks to the support of the city, the first 15 minutes per rental are free for everyone. For more information click here: nextbikeczech.com/havirov.


Information about our e-bikes

Some of you might have come across our KVB-Rad e-bikes already. Before you get some motorized support for your next tour through Cologne there are a few things that you should consider, though:Rent and returnE-bikes can only be rented and returned at the following stations:station 4856 Charles-de-Gaulle Platz station 4857 Stegerwaldsiedlung station 4858 Bahnhof MülheimThe e-bikes will be recharged at these stations and can therefor not be returned flexibly. Rental conditionsThe e-bike tariff ...


nextbike at a monthly rate

Did you know?For only 10 € per month the first 30 minutes per rental are included in all German cities (except Bremen, Nuremberg and Usedom). Book the monthly rate in the app and start cycling for less. The rate can be cancelled montly and will otherwise be extended automatically. More information under nextbike.de/prices or on the respective pricing website of the cities.


Nextbike offers e-CARGObikes for the first time

In Norderstedt, Nextbike customers can look forward to electrical support while riding. From now on 15 e-cargobikes are available under the name "e-TINK". The electric cargobikes supplement the already existing offer of normal Nextbikes as well as cargobikes. The engine supports up to a maximum speed of 25 kilometers per hour. With the cargobikes for example two children up to an age of seven years or purchases can be transported. The best for you: the first half hour ride per day is free. The...


Rent our bikes easily using Samsung Bixby

Samsung users in Germany can now rent our bikes via the voice-powered digital assistant Bixby. Simply say ‚Where can I find a bike nearby?‘ or ‚I want to return my bike.‘ and Bixby takes over.


Launch in Prostějov / CZ

A few days back we launched a new bike sharing system in the Czech city Prostějov which is also the start in our 26. country that you can rent nextbikes in. Find all local information on nextbikeczech.com/prostejov.Prostějov won't be the only Czech city as more are already on one's blocks.


One production site is not enough!

It's only february but our order books are full already. To meet the high demand we commissioned the Sachsenring Bike Manufacture with mounting a part of our bikes parallel to our own production site.We are looking forward to the cooperation and also to provide or customers bike sharing in new cities.


Find the information you need!

You only know our general website nextbike.de? There's a website to every nextbike scheme around the world providing specific information about tariffs and functioning. Find the information you need: nextbike.de/locations.