Short-term passes are perfect for tourists and visitors. Explore metro DC on two wheels!
Capital Bikeshare is a fun way to see the sights and get to local attractions. Take a bike out for a ride around the National Mall or explore the trails and scenery along the Potomac River.
Day Pass Options
Day Key Membership
$10 initial fee + $7/day
Passes include unlimited classic bike trips under 30 minutes. When you upgrade your ride to an ebike, it will be an additional $1/ride. Ebikes are temporarily unavailable. See the blog for more details. See additional pricing for longer rides.
How to Buy a Pass
24-Hour and 3-Day Passes can be purchased in the Capital Bikeshare mobile app or from a kiosk. Check out the step-by-step instructions to buy a pass and unlock a bike. Please note ebike rides can only be purchased via the Capital Bikeshare mobile app.
A Day Key Membership combines the convenience of a key with the low cost of a 24-Hour Pass. Day Key Memberships can be purchased for just $10. You'll receive a key that you can activate online. When you're ready to ride, just use your key to unlock a bike and begin your 24 hours of access.
To renew your Day Key Membership, simply insert your key into any dock with an available bike and another 24-Hour Pass will be charged to your account at the discounted rate of $7.