Bikesharing in the Ruhr Area and over 300 cities worldwide

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One account – hundreds of cities to ride in

Whether metropolradruhr, VRNnextbike, KVB-Rad, ... you can rent our bikes anywhere with the nextbike by TIER app.

Benefits

Rent & Return

It’s easy to use and gets you there fast.

How it works!

Affordable and sustainable

Get rolling – and enjoy a quiet ride with zero emissions. Get started for just €1!

Our tariffs

How it works

Bicycles can be rented and returned in the following towns and cities: Bochum | Bottrop | Dortmund | Duisburg | Essen | Gelsenkirchen | Hamm | Herne | Lünen | Mülheim an der Ruhr | Oberhausen | Witten

Please note the different return rules for cargobikes and e-cargobikes.

REGISTRATION

Registration is free of charge. In order to verify your account, a €1 deposit is required and will become rental credit to use later on.

RENTAL

Simply scan the QR Code on the bike with the nextbike by TIER app and the FrameLock will open automatically.

PARKING MODE

Do you want to park your bike during a rental? First activate the park mode in the app and then press the FrameLock lever down to lock the bike.

RETURN

Return your bike at an official station and press the FrameLock lever down to lock the bike. If you return your bike away from a station, a service fee of at least €20 will be charged.

REGISTRATION

Registration is free of charge. In order to verify your account, a €1 deposit is required and will become rental credit to use later on.

RENTAL

Rent a cargobike at the station HSHL Campus Hamm . Simply scan the QR Code on the bike with the nextbike by TIER app and the FrameLock will open automatically.

PARKING MODE

Do you want to park your bike during a rental? First activate the park mode in the app and then press the FrameLock lever down to lock the bike.

RETURN

Return your bike at the station HSHL Campus Hamm and press the FrameLock lever down to lock the bike. If you return your bike away from that station, a service fee of at least €20 will be charged.

REGISTRATION

Registration is free of charge. In order to verify your account, a €1 deposit is required and will become rental credit to use later on.

RENTAL

Rent an e-Cargobike at one of the  e-Cargo stationsSpar- und Bau Stationen Althoffblock
Unionviertel
Uhlandblock
. Simply scan the QR Code on the bike with the nextbike by TIER app and the FrameLock will open automatically.

PARKING MODE

Do you want to park your bike during a rental? First activate the park mode in the app and then press the FrameLock lever down to lock the bike.

RETURN

Return your bike at one of the  e-Cargo stationsSpar- und Bau Stationen Althoffblock
Unionviertel
Uhlandblock
and press the FrameLock lever down to lock the bike. If you return your bike away from those stations, a service fee of at least €20 will be charged.

REGISTRATION

Registration is free of charge. In order to verify your account, a €1 deposit is required and will become rental credit to use later on.

RENTAL

Simply scan the QR Code on the bike with the nextbike by TIER app and the FrameLock will open automatically.

PARKING MODE

Do you want to park your bike during a rental? First activate the park mode in the app and then press the FrameLock lever down to lock the bike.

RETURN

Return your bike at an official station and press the FrameLock lever down to lock the bike. If you return your bike outside of an station, a service fee of at least €20 will be charged.

Our tariffs

You can rent up to four bikes with one customer account. However, subscriptions and special conditions typically apply to the first bike only. The monthly rate is valid throughout Germany (except for Oldenburg, Bremen, Usedom and Nuremberg). You can change the tariff in your account settings.

For casual users

Basic tariff

1 €/15 min

If you have not booked another tariff, you will be charged at the basic rate. The maximum daily charge is 15 €/24 h.

For frequent users

Monthly tariff

10 €/month

The first 30 minutes of each rental are included. Afterwards, each additional half hour will be charged at 1 € (max. 15 €/24 h).

For true enthusiasts

Annual tariff

60 €/year

The first 30 minutes of each rental are included. Afterwards, each additional half hour will be charged at 1 € (max. 15 €/24 h).

(e-)Cargobike

Basic tariff

2 €/30 min

The maximum daily charge is 25 €/24 h per rental.

What others say

Easy to use app with plenty of information on how to hire and what bikes are available. Bikes are pretty good to use and kept in good condition.
Mikey
Android
Love nextbike. Issues occasionally but great customer support!
Lauren
iOS user
Love using these bikes. And the app is great. Never had any issues.
Tom
iOS user
I discovered the app when I moved from the country to the city for my studies and couldn't take my bike with me. It's quick and easy, even better than I thought. Great idea!
Kimmy
iOS user

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CAMPUSbike

Students of cooperating universities cycle for less!

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Partner concessions

Numerous institutions grant their members, customers or employees special conditions at metropolradruhr.

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