The registration* is free of charge. Before renting your first bike, we need to verify your payment method. You will be required to deposit a credit of 1 € which can be used in all fare types. You can change your preferred payment method at any time.
Payment with credit card, direct debit or PayPal**.
* For registering via hotline a service charge of 3€ applies.
** Your PayPal account needs to be verified. Learn more.
The monthly rate includes 30 minutes per rental for one month and is valid in all German cities (except for Bremen, Usedom, Nuremberg). The subscription prolonges automatically.
The annual rate includes 30 minutes per rental for 365 days and is valid in cologne. In all other cities the basic rate will apply. The subscription prolonges automatically if not canceled in due course.
VRS-chipcard owners (except for SchülerTicket) get the first 30 minutes per rental in Cologne for free. They also enjoy concessions in Bonn and Leverkusen. More information on this concession can be found here. Renting in other cities will be charged at standard rate.
You can rent up to four bikes at the same time using one account. Special rates and conditions only apply to the first bike, additional bikes are charged at the standard rate. You can change your tariff in your customer account.
Find information about students concession under CAMPUSbike.
Returning bikes outside the flex zone or official stations as well as on private ground or in parks is not allowed. A service fee of min. 20€ will apply. All prices and fees can be found in our price list.
Addressee: nextbike GmbH
Bank name: Deutsche Bank AG
Reference: only your mobile phone number