Capital Bikeshare


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.

Price Comparison

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Additional Pricing

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!