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. Your preferred payment method can be updates at any time.
You can rent up to four bikes at the same time using one account. Special rates and offers only apply to the first bike, with each additional bike being charged at the standard rate.
VRS-chipcard owner (except for SchülerTicket) get the first 30 minutes per rental in Cologne for free. They also enjoy 30 free minutes per day in Bonn. More information on this concession can be found here. Renting in other cities will be charged at standard rate.
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.
Furthermore, you can find information about special conditions and cooperations under partners.
*A service charge of 3€ applies when registering over our service hotline
The bikes have to be returned at the stations Charles-de-Gaulle, Stegerwaldsiedlung or trainstation of Mülheim.
The basic rate is 3€ / 30 min. (max. 19€ / 24h per rental).
The special conditions for VRS subscribers do not apply to the rental of e-bikes.
Addressee: nextbike GmbH
Bank name: Deutsche Bank AG
Reference: only your mobile phone number