How it works

1. Sign up for free

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Go to

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APP

Get the nextbike app and register via smartphone.

Hotline

Our costumer services is happy to help you register. Call +49 (0) 30 69205046.

Verify your account

  • 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.

  • After debit via credit card or verified Paypal account your customer account will be activated immediately. Debitting via credit transfer may take up to four days. You can change your means of payment anytime.

  • 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
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2. Rent & Return

Quick. Simple. Flexible.

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RENT A BIKE

Scan the QR-code or enter the bike number. The frame lock opens automatically. You can also rent bikes by calling our hotline: +49 (0) 30 69205046. The lock opens automatically so never rent a bike from afar.

PARK A BIKE

You can park your bike without stopping the rental. Activate the park mode in your app and close the lock afterwards. Simply deactivate it again to continue your ride. The lock opens automatically. Therefore do not deactivate the park mode from afar.

RETURN A BIKE

Return your bike at any official station in Leverkusen. Close the lock by pressing down the lever. Refresh your app to make sure the rental has been stopped. Check the map for information about stations near you.

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RENT A BIKE

VRS chip card owners can rent bikes easily by tapping the chip card at the rear. The lock opens automatically. The account must be linked to the VRS chip card beforehand.

PARK A BIKE

You can park your bike without stopping the rental. Activate the park mode in your app and close the lock afterwards. Simply deactivate it again to continue your ride. The lock opens automatically. Therefore do not deactivate the park mode from afar.

RETURN A BIKE

Return your bike at any official station in Leverkusen. Close the lock by pressing down the lever. Refresh your app to make sure the rental has been stopped. Check the map for information about stations near you.

4 bikes on one account:

You can rent up to four bikes at the same time using one account. Free minutes or special rates will only apply to the first bike, though.
Four bikes are not enough? Check out our group booking options.

VRS Chip card owners

You have a VRS chip card? Get the first 30 minutes per rental in Leverkusen and with KVB-Rad Cologne and RVK e-Bike, and the first 30 minutes per day with nextbike Bonn for free (except for SchülerTicket). The accounts can be linked by choosing VRS as a partner in your customer account. For verification provide your VRS chipcard customer number as printed on the card.

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