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Using the OV-fiets

The OV-fiets is a quick and healthy way to reach your final destination. You can use your OV-fiets season ticket to rent up to 2 bicycles from nearly 300 locations. Locations include train stations, bus and metro stops, several town centres and P+R sites. You only have to pay € 3.85 per OV-fiets per 24 hour period. The bicycles are stored in both guarded and unguarded storage areas, or in self-service bicycle lockers or carousels. This way you always have access to a bicycle, and can continue your journey.

Find out where you can rent an 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 2017, 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. This rate applies for the first 72 hours of rental.
* 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.

Loading OV-fiets onto your personal OV-chipkaart

To use the OV-fiets, you require a personal OV-chipkaart. You can load a free OV-fiets season ticket onto your card. We charge € 0.01 each year to verify your personal details and payment information.

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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.

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