18.11.2021

Station temporarily moved

Due to construction work, we had to temporarily relocate the Station 20032 Westring/Eckernförder Straße by about 50 meters along Eckernförder Straße out of town. Please use the interim station and do not return your bike on the narrow sidewalk and bike path. The new position is already marked in the app.

19.10.2021

Information about bike return

Dear SprottenFlotte users, please pay attention to correctly return our bikes according to the bike type. Standard bikes are freely placed at stations in the area of the station markings. Only e-bikes may be placed in the designated charging stands. Have fun cycling! Your SprottenFlotte team

30.08.2021

Do you know the bike type filter?

Did you know? If you can rent different types of bikes in your city - for example normal bikes as well as cargo bikes - you can search for the desired bike type using the filter icon at the edge of the map. The icon only appears if the map section shows a system with different bike types.

20.05.2021

Ever cycled with electric assistance?

The expansion of sustainable mobility in Kiel continues. New to the SprottenFlotte: e-bikes and e-cargobikes are now available in addition to standard bikes and cargobikes. Please note the different return regulations for the individual bike types. Contrary to the other bike types, e-bikes may only be returned to the 16 e-bike stations in order to be recharged for the following customers. E-cargobikes have exchangeable batteries and are therefore not dependent on recharging at the station.You ...

22.03.2021

Station Tilsiter Platz open again

Good news: the station at Tilsiter Platz in Kiel is active again. Due to the construction work, the current location is only a few meters away. The gray marker shows the old, the blue marker the new location of the station. Please return your bikes at this point in the future.

23.02.2021

Station at Tilsiter Platz temporarily closed

Due to a construction site we have to close the station 20028 - Tilsiter Platz temporarily. Please do not return any more bikes here.An alternative station is still in the planning stage. We will keep you informed and apologize for any inconvenience.

22.02.2021

Get on your bike and welcome spring!

The lockdown continues, but spring is finally here. ☀ Whether it's cycling to work, a tour with your boyfriend or girlfriend or a quick trip to the supermarket, use our nextbikes to cover your daily distances by bike. The good thing about it is that you can easily keep the social distance on our bikes, strengthen your immune system and are fast and climate-neutral on the road.

09.02.2021

There's no such thing as bad weather

Are you one of the intrepid ones who continue to ride our bikes despite the masses of snow? Chapeau! But please ride carefully and check the bikes before you get on it. The lock may be frozen due to the weather conditions, so even the best service won't help. We're looking forward to hearing your #Flockdown stories.

20.11.2020

Add you email address to your account

Help us to improve our communication and leave your email address in your customer account. This way we can reach you easily at any time, without having to ring you out of an important meeting or wait for the mail. Don't worry, you will only receive emails from us if we need to reach you because of a problem. Have you subscribed to our newsletter yet? Keep yourself informed about nextbike, current campains and interesting news from the world of cycling. After you have completed your email ad...

08.10.2020

Growth for the SprottenFlotte: cargobikes in the KielRegion

For an excursion with the children, for the weekly bulk shopping or even for furniture transport: From Friday, October 9th, the SprottenFlotte of the KielRegion offers practical and affordable cargobikes. Whoever tests the bikes now and gives feedback will be rewarded: Under kielregion.de/mobilitaet/sprottenflotte everyone can give constructive feedback on the cargobikes and will then receive a voucher code worth 2 Euro for trips with the SprottenFlotte. More information is available here....

07.10.2020

Get free minutes with your Deezer premium account

Subscribers to Deezer now enjoy free minutes with nextbike Germany-wide. With the Deezer advantage, you can rent bikes for 30 minutes free of charge twice a day in more than 50 cities*. The cooperation runs until 30 June 2021 and applies to all users of a paid Deezer service (Premium, HiFi, Family, Student). *The concession is valid in the following cities: Augsburg, Baden-Baden, Berlin, Bonn, Dresden, Düsseldorf, Erfurt, Frankfurt a.M., Freiburg, Gießen, Hannover, Karlsruhe, Kassel, Köln, La...

10.07.2020

Mobile in the Bergisches Land

The Bergische e-Bike is here! As the very first e-bike sharing system it connects communities of a complete district - the Rheinisch-Bergische Land - with each other. The rental stations at the railway stations in Rösrath and Leichlingen were opened yesterday. In the next few weeks, stations in Bergisch Gladbach, Burscheid, Kürten, Odenthal, Overath and Wermelskirchen will follow.After we, together with RVK, made the Rhine-Sieg district on the left bank of the Rhine and the community of Weilersw...

19.06.2020

Receive our newsletter and get 50% off the monthly rate

Subscribe now for our newsletter and receive 50% off the monthly rate in our next mailing. We will also provide you with fresh Nextbike news.How it works: Open your account settings via app Go to your profile Add your e-mail address and activate the newsletter hook at the bottom of the page Confirm the registration by clicking on the verification link in your e-mail inbox Done!

11.05.2020

Nextbike launches in Bielefeld

If Bielefeld exists, then from now on only with us! Since last weekend you can also rent our bikes there under the local name flowBie Siggi. Get all information about the system on nextbike.de/bielefeld.

06.05.2020

Improved feedback options

We have improved our feedback function in the nextbike app! Now it's even easier to report defective bikes or problems with your rental. Just select the broken bike component or one of your rentals and provide additional details if necessary. You can access the support options via the corresponding menu item or by clicking on one of your rentals.

17.04.2020

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Subscribe to our newsletter and never miss any promotions, system news or personal cycling statistics. Enter your e-mail address in your customer account and register for the newsletter via Account settings -> Profile.

02.04.2020

Lock does not open?

You want to rent a bike, the frame lock does not open and reopening via the app does not help either? Don't panic. Our system detects that the lock is still closed and automatically cancels the rental after three minutes. No charges apply.Check this in your app afterwards.

26.03.2020

Big thanks to our service teams

At this point we would like to express our sincere thanks to our service teams. In all German cities they are still on the road for you every day to maintain a public environmentally friendly basic mobility. In addition to regular maintenance, they are currently paying special attention to cleaning contact-intensive bike parts such as handlebars or saddle clamps.Although the risk of infection via surfaces is considered relatively low, we'd ask you to follow the well-known hygiene recommendatio...

16.03.2020

Operation runs normally!

For the time being our rental service runs on a regular basis in all German cities. Current information about the state of affairs can be found here in the news section.Stay healthy and all the best!

12.02.2020

Three new stations for Kiel

Dear bikers, we launched three new stations for you. From now on you rent and return your bikes at station 20018 - Hafen Laboa station 20006 - Bullbrücke station 20014 - Marine-EhrenmalHappy Cycling!

03.02.2020

Get the nextbike Playlist

You love singing while cycling and need new input? Get the nextbike playlist on Spotify or Deezer. We collected some songs for you that address our most favourite means of transport. So check it out!

10.12.2019

New stations for Sprottenflotte

You can now rent and return your bikes at two further stations in the Kiel region: In Friedrichsort at the station 20039 - Anleger Friedrichsort and in Altenholz at the station 20040 - Dataport/FHVD.Have fun cycling!

19.11.2019

Where to find your transaction history

You want to know if charges have already been beditted or refunds have already been made or you want to download your invoices? Log in to your customer account via www.nextbike.de. Under ->Account status you can see all transactions at a glance.

06.11.2019

Avert a fee for improperly returned bikes

You have received 20 € fee for an improper return outside the flexzone or away from stations? Not everything is lost yet and you can still avert the fee. What do you have to do?Go back to the bike and rent it again. Don't do this remotely as the lock will open automatically for some bike types. The old rental will simply continue and the improper return fee will be deleted. return the bike properly now. Also good to know: successive rentals of the same bike by the same customer are merged to...

25.10.2019

New stations for Sprottenflotte

Hey Kiel,you've just gotten seven more stations to rent and return bikes: 20013 Exerzierplatz 20016 Hauptbahnhof 20024 Rathausplatz 20023 Rathaus Waisenhofstraße 20030 Vinetaplatz 20028 Tilsiter Platz 20031 Wellingdorf Stadtteilzentrum

22.10.2019

3 new cities for nextbike Slovenia

In Slovenia you can now rent our bikes in three more cities, now a total of seven. Welcome to the family Štore, Zreče and Slovenske Konjice.All nextbike countries and cities can be found at nextbike locations.

24.09.2019

Hop on Hop of! with CallYa Digital.

Hop on Hop of! The new CallyaDigital with Vodafone GigaPower. And the freedom to cancel monthly. 10 GB data volume in the excellent 4G I LTE network from Vodafone for only 20€ per month. Only available online at Vodafone.de.

11.09.2019

Pay with Paypal and secure your 5€ driving credit!

Pay now your nextbike rides comfortably with PayPal and you will get a credit of 5€. Just klick here and follow the instructions: Prerequisite is that you have deposited Paypal as a means of payment with us. In the customer account you can do this very easily in the Account settings under Change "Payment type".

11.09.2019

After the summer is before the summer

You can't let go of the summer yet or can't wait for the next one? Anticipation makes it easier. Be inspired on EuroVelo by numerous long-distance cycle paths throughout Europe and already plan your tour for next summer.

26.08.2019

Note on damage claims

Please do not park or return our bikes directly next to parked cars! When parking the bikes, make sure that they do not obstruct anyone and cannot damage anything. If an inconveniently parked bike falls over and damages e.g. a parked car, nextbike might be obliged to communicate the customer data of the last user to clarify the facts. For more details please refer to our Data protection leaflet.

20.08.2019

Activate Push Notifications

Activate Push Notivications for your nextbike app in order to receive current information on your rental status.

06.08.2019

How's it going after one month?

The SprottenFlotte has been rolling in the KielRegion for a month now. In this short time, one rental record chased the next. You and the other users rented the bikes up to 300 times a day. As a special highlight, the bikes are gradually personalized and branded with the names of cycling enthusiasts. Alexander, Kim and Anni are already rolling through the streets. Future bike heroes can send their name with short background story to Sina Kaempfe (s.kaempfe@kielregion.de).

06.08.2019

Hello Havirov / CZ

All good things are 3! With the start in Havirov / CZ a few days ago already three cities of our neighbour belong to the nextbike family. Best of all: in Havirov, thanks to the support of the city, the first 15 minutes per rental are free for everyone. For more information click here: nextbikeczech.com/havirov.