Day Passes

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

Pass TypeCost
24-Hour Pass$8
3-Day Pass$17

Passes include unlimited classic bike trips under 30 minutes. Unlock an ebike for an extra $1/ride. See additional pricing for ebike parking and 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.

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Additional Pricing

Ride LengthUsage Fee*
0-29 minutesIncluded
30-59 minutes$2
60-89 minutes+ $4
90+ minutes+ $8 per each additional 30 minutes

To avoid additional time fees, keep each ride to under 30 minutes. Take as many rides as you want while your membership is active!

If you upgrade to an ebike or incur any usage fees, your card on file will be charged. The fee for a lost or stolen bike is $1,200.