Using the OV-fiets
The OV-fiets is a convenient and healthy way to reach your final destination. With your OV-fiets season ticket, you can rent up to a maximum of 2 bicycles at one of almost 300 locations throughout the Netherlands, including train stations, bus and metro stops, some city centres, and P+R facilities.
What is the OV-fiets?
OV-fiets is a convenient rental bicycle to use for the last leg of your journey. When your train arrives at the station, you can quickly rent an OV-fiets to cycle to your appointment. There are almost 300 rental locations in the Netherlands: at most stations, at bus or metro stops, in some city centres, and at P+R facilities.
With the OV-fiets, you have the freedom to go wherever you want, whenever you want, and however you want. So transfer to the OV-fiets!
What does it cost?
You pay no subscription costs* for the OV-fiets; only for the use of the bicycle itself. The OV-fiets rental price is € 3.85 per 24 hours, up to 72 hours. After 72 hours, you pay an additional surcharge of € 5. The costs for OV-fiets rental will automatically be deducted from your account. You can view or download your invoices via Mijn NS.
* We charge an annual fee of € 0.01 to verify your personal and payment data.
How does it work?
In order to rent an OV-fiets, you must have a personal OV-chipkaart. You can then download the free OV-fiets season ticket to your card. After that, you pay only the price of the OV-fiets rental. Unfortunately, it is not possible to reserve an OV-fiets.
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.