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Greenwheels car

Do you only need to use a car every once in a while? Then you can rent an electric or petrol-engine Greenwheels shared car at more than 2,700 locations throughout the Netherlands. Or find one near more than 150 NS stations.

How do you rent a Greenwheels car?

  1. Find a car nearby on our map.
  2. Sign up with Greenwheels, and link your OV-chipkaart to your account.
  3. You can find and book a car via the Greenwheels app within 10 minutes after you sign up. 
  4. Open the Greenwheels car by holding your OV-chipkaart against the card reader in the front windscreen. Or you can use the Greenwheels app to open the car instead.

Enjoy the drive!

Renting a Greenwheels car via NS.

Returning the car

After your journey, always park the car in the same spot and close it behind you. Every Greenwheels car has a designated parking spot. You do not have to pay for parking in the designated spot.

You cannot return a Greenwheels car to another parking spot or in a different city.

Costs for a Greenwheels rental

The cost of a Greenwheels rental depends on how long you used the car, how far you drive, and which rate you choose.

You can pay between € 0 and € 25 per month for a subscription. You also pay an amount per kilometre and per hour.  The cost of refuelling or charging is included in the price.


You pay the costs for the rental from your own bank account. Unfortunately, it is not possible to pay by OV-chipkaart or NS season ticket at the moment.

FAQ about Greenwheels

  • Can I rent a Greenwheels car with my OV-chipkaart?

    You cannot use your OV-chipkaart to pay for a Greenwheels rental. You can only pay via your own bank account. However, you can link your OV-chipkaart to your Greenwheels account to open and close the rental car.

  • Do Greenwheels cars have automatic or manual transmissions?

    Greenwheels cars may have either automatic or manual transmissions, depending on the type of car you rent.

    See all of the available Greenwheels cars.

  • How do I refuel or recharge a Greenwheels shared car?

    Every Greenwheels car has a fuel card for refuelling. So you do not need to pay for fuel yourself. You'll also find a charge card for charging an electric shared car in the car.

    Find out how to refuel a Greenwheels car

    Find out how to recharge a Greenwheels car


  • What happens if I return my Greenwheels shared car too late?

    Always make sure to return your rental car on time. If necessary, you can extend the reservation via the Greenwheels app. If that doesn't work, please contact Greenwheels Customer Service.

  • How old must I be to rent a Greenwheels shared car?

    You must be at least 18 years old to rent a Greenwheels car. And of course, you must be in possession of a valid driver's license.

Do you have an NS Business Card?
Then check out Greenwheels cars for business travelers.

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