24 hours of Capital Bikeshare Access
Unlimited 45-minute rides on a classic bikes for 24 hours.
Perfect for Tourists and Visitors
Explore DC like never before – on two wheels!
A Day Pass is $8 and includes unlimited 45-minute rides on classic bikes. Ride longer than 45 minutes and pay $0.05/minute. Day Pass members enjoy no unlock fees and a discounted rate of $0.10/min on ebikes. See additional pricing for ebike parking information.
Capital Bikeshare is a fun way to see the sights and get to local attractions. Take a bike out for a ride around the National Mall or explore the trails and scenery along the Potomac River.
How to Buy a Pass
24-Hour Passes can be purchased in the Capital Bikeshare mobile app or from a kiosk.
Ebike parking is free at Capital Bikeshare stations. You’ll be charged $2 for parking an ebike at a public bike rack in the service area. Ebike rides that are not properly ended and remain inactive for over 30 minutes will incur a $25 fee, in addition to the per minute rate.
If you upgrade to an ebike or incur any extra time fees, your card on file will be charged. The fee for a lost or stolen bike is $1,200.
Ready to ride?
You can purchase a pass at any Capital Bikeshare kiosk.
- Select "Rent a bike"
- Insert your credit card
- Select # of bikes
- Choose the pass type
- Print or remember your ride code
- Type code into keypad on dock
- When the light turns green, remove the bike. Enjoy your ride!