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Easily rent our bikes anywhere you are by logging into your nextbike account with the app.

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Our bikes and e-bikes are easy to use and get you there fast.

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Our tariffs

How it works

nextbike Central Switzerland is available in the following municipalities:

Ebikon | Eich | Emmen | Ennetmoos | Geuensee | Hergiswil | Horw | Knutwil | Kriens | City of Lucerne | Mauensee | Meggen | Neuenkirch | Nottwil | Oberdorf | Oberkirch | Root | Sarnen | Schenkon | Sempach | Stans | Stansstad | Sursee | Wolfenschiessen

Please note that e-bikes may only be returned to stations in Lucerne.

REGISTRATION

Registration is free of charge. In order to verify your account, a 1 CHF deposit is required and will become nextbike credit to use later on.

RENTAL

Simply scan the QR Code on the bike with the nextbike by TIER app and the FrameLock will open automatically.

PARKING MODE

Do you want to park your bike during a rental? First activate the park mode in the app and then press the FrameLock lever down to lock the bike.

RETURN

Return your bike at any official nextbike station in Central Switzerland, your ebike to any station in Lucerne and press the FrameLock lever down to lock the bike. If you return your bike outside of an station, a service fee of at least CHF20 for bikes and CHF25 for ebikes will be charged.

REGISTRATION

Registration is free of charge. In order to verify your account, a €1 deposit is required and will become rental credit to use later on.

RENTAL

Simply scan the QR Code on the bike with the nextbike by TIER app and the FrameLock will open automatically.

PARKING MODE

Do you want to park your bike during a rental? First activate the park mode in the app and then press the FrameLock lever down to lock the bike.

RETURN

Return your bike at an official station and press the FrameLock lever down to lock the bike. If you return your bike outside of an station, a service fee of at least €20 will be charged.

REGISTRATION

Registration is free of charge. In order to verify your account, a €1 deposit is required and will become rental credit to use later on.

RENTAL

Simply scan the QR Code on the bike with the nextbike by TIER app and the FrameLock will open automatically.

PARKING MODE

Do you want to park your bike during a rental? First activate the park mode in the app and then press the FrameLock lever down to lock the bike.

RETURN

Return your bike at an official station and press the FrameLock lever down to lock the bike. If you return your bike outside of an station, a service fee of at least €20 will be charged.

REGISTRATION

Registration is free of charge. In order to verify your account, a €1 deposit is required and will become rental credit to use later on.

RENTAL

Simply scan the QR Code on the bike with the nextbike by TIER app and the FrameLock will open automatically.

PARKING MODE

Do you want to park your bike during a rental? First activate the park mode in the app and then press the FrameLock lever down to lock the bike.

RETURN

Return your bike at an official station and press the FrameLock lever down to lock the bike. If you return your bike outside of an station, a service fee of at least €20 will be charged.

Our tariffs

You can rent up to four bikes with one customer account. Special rates are usually only valid for the first bike and not for e-bikes (exception for the 3-day rate). E-bikes may only be returned to stations within the city of Lucerne. You can change the tariff in your account settings. Get more information on how to enjoy Special Rates.

Basic Rate

Classic Bike

2 CHF/30 min

After the first 30 minutes, you will continue to be charged CHF 1  every 15 minutes. You pay a maximum of 20 CHF/24 h per rental.

Basic rate

E-Bike

4 CHF/30 min

After the first 30 minutes, you will continue to be charged CHF 2 every 15 minutes. You pay a maximum of 40 CHF/24 h per rental.

Special Rate

Classic Bike

0 CHF/30 min

For residents of municipalities belonging to the system. More about the special rate.

The first 30 minutes are free. Afterwards you will continue to be charged 1 CHF every 15 minutes. You pay a maximum of 20 CHF/24 h per rental.

for visitors

3-day rate

40 CHF/3 days

4h free ride per day, divisible into multiple rentals. After exceeding the 4h free ride per day, the basic rate per bike type applies.

The conditions apply to up to two simultaneous rentals (both classic bikes and e-bikes).

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