As Ruhrbahn (Essen) subscriber the first 30 minutes of each rental are free of charge. To enjoy the concession you will have to register at the Ruhrbahn CustomerCenter Essen or online on the Ruhrbahn Essen website.
Visit the Ruhrbahn CustomerCenter:
Subscribers of the following institutions can purchase the annual rate for 24 Euro instead of 48 Euro basic charge. The first 30 minutes of each rental will then be free of charge.
Registered customers with a VRR-E-Ticket (Ticket1000, Ticket2000, FirmenTicket, BärenTicket oder YoungTicket) simply hold their card up to the terminal to rent a bike.
Members of MWB Wohnungsbaugenossenschaft get the first 60 minutes per rental for free. To enjoy this concession you will have to name your MWB membership number when registering.