Using the OV-fiets
What is the OV-fiets?
OV-fiets is a convenient rental bicycle to use for the last leg of your journey, for example to visit friends and family, go to the museum or attend a business lunch.
What does the OV-fiets cost?
As of 1 January, you no longer have to pay any season ticket fees*. You only have to pay for the use of the OV-fiets. The rental price of an OV-fiets is € 3.85 per 24 hours.
* We charge € 0.01 each year to verify your personal details and payment information.
How the OV-fiets works
You need a personal OV-chipkaart to rent an OV-fiets. You also need to register for OV-fiets rental. You can then pay the rental fee to use the OV-fiets.
Order a season ticket
In order to use an OV-fiets, you must have a season ticket. You can easily arrange this season ticket online, and link it to your personal OV-chipkaart. You no longer have to pay any fees for this season ticket, but we do charge € 0.01 per year in order to verify your personal details and payment information.
New OV-fiets bicycles on the way
You may encounter the new OV-fiets at various stations.
Renting an OV-fiets
Renting a bicycle at a guarded bicycle storage
It is easy to rent an OV-fiets
Renting from an OV-fiets locker
The OV-fiets locker is an automated rental location. If you have an OV-chipkaart with an OV-fiets season ticket, you can rent an OV-fiets from the locker. If you would like to rent a second bicycle, simply repeat the process and take another bicycle from the locker.
Renting a bicycle from a bicycle carousel or a self-service storage
The OV-fiets carousel and the self-service storage are automated rental locations where no personnel are present or are only present for part of the day. If you have an OV-chipkaart with an OV-fiets season ticket, you can rent a bicycle from these locations.
Renting from a fietsbox
The OV-fietsbox is an automated rental location. If you have an OV-chipkaart with an OV-fiets season ticket, you can rent an OV-fiets from the fietsbox.
Renting from an OV-fiets station
At the moment, there are two OV-fiets stations, both of them in Utrecht. If you have an OV-fiets season ticket, you can rent an OV-fiets here.