Experience Metro DC on Two Wheels

Capital Bikeshare is metro DC's bikeshare service, with 5,000 bikes and 600+ stations across 7 jurisdictions: Washington, DC.; Arlington, VA; Alexandria, VA; Montgomery, MD; Prince George's County, MD; Fairfax County, VA; and the City of Falls Church, VA. Designed for quick trips with convenience in mind, it’s a fun and affordable way to get around.

Step 1


Become a member online or purchase a short-term pass from the app or kiosk to use the Capital Bikeshare system.

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Step 2


Find an available bike nearby, scan the QR code in the app, get a ride code at the kiosk, or use your bike key to unlock it.

Find a bike
Step 3


Take as many short trips as you want while your pass or membership is active.

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Step 4


Return your bike to any station, and wait for the green light on the dock to make sure it's locked.

Get Started

Our Most Popular Ways to Ride

Single Trip


Great for a quick, classic bike trip.

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24-Hour Pass

$8 / day

Perfect for visitors and exploring metro DC.

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Annual Membership

$7.92 / month

Best deal for locals and frequent riders. $95 billed upfront annually.

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Rules of the Road


Ride With Traffic

Obey Traffic Laws

Yield to Pedestrians

Rule 8

Use Hand Signals

Get the App

The perfect co-pilot for getting around town.

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Meet the bikes

The Capital Bikeshare fleet brings you the ride you’ve been waiting for.

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