Experience Metro DC
on Two Wheels
Capital Bikeshare is metro DC's bikeshare service, with 5,000 bikes and 700+ stations across
7 jurisdictions: Washington, DC.; Arlington, VA; Alexandria, VA; Montgomery, MD; Prince George's County, MD; Fairfax County, VA; and the City of Falls Church, VA.
Designed for quick trips with convenience in mind, it’s a fun and affordable way to get around.
Become a member online or purchase a short-term pass from the app or kiosk to use the Capital Bikeshare system.
Find an available bike nearby, scan the QR code in the app, get a ride code at the kiosk, or use your bike key to unlock it.
Find a bike
Take as many short trips as you want while your pass or membership is active.
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Return your bike to any station, and wait for the green light on the dock to make sure it's locked.
Why Join Capital Bikeshare?
Capital Bikeshare is often faster than other modes of transportation. It's quick to grab a bike when you need one and convenient to drop it off at any station when you're done.
Using Capital Bikeshare can save a lot of money. The Annual Membership includes unlimited trips on classic bike rides under 45 minutes.
Whether you’re using Capital Bikeshare to commute to work or ride to meet friends, we bet you’ll get there with a smile on your face.
Getting places by pedal power is great exercise. Even biking short distances can have positive effects on your health and stress level.
Biking saves fuel, prevents carbon emissions and keeps pollutants out of the air. It’s not only healthy for you, but also for the environment!
$0.05/min for a classic bike ride and $0.15/min for an ebike.
Our most popular option for tourists and visitors
Unlimited 45-minute rides on a classic bike
*$95 billed upfront annually
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