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Citi Bike is the nation's largest bike share program, with 20,000 bikes and over 1,300 stations across Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx and Jersey City. It was designed for quick trips with convenience in mind, and it’s a fun and affordable way to get around town.

Step 1


Become an Annual Member or buy a short-term pass through the Citi Bike app.

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Step 2


Find an available bike nearby, and get a ride code or use your member key to unlock it.

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Step 3


Take as many short rides 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.

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A fun and affordable way to get around town

Day Passes

Perfect for visitors and tourists.

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Annual Membership

Best deal for New York locals.

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Rules of the Road


Ride with the traffic

Obey traffic signals

Stay off the sidewalk

Yield to pedestrians

Get the App

The perfect co-pilot for getting around town.

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The Citi Bike App

Meet the Bike

Easy to use and built to fit everyone.

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Meet The Bike

Frequently Asked Questions

When should I use bike share vs. bike rental?

Bike share is ideal for short, one-way rides (getting from Point A to Point B) since you can take a bike out from any station and return it to any other in the network. You can also use it to take a longer ride – your first 30 minutes are included with a Day Pass and each additional...

Do I need bike share if I own my own bike?

Bike share can still be very useful even if you own your own bike. It’s ideal for one-way trips, when you wouldn’t be able to ride your own bike back home. It also saves the hassle of having to carry around a bike lock and find a place to lock your bike, and you never have...

How do I take out a bike?

First, you need to become an Annual Member or buy a Single Ride or Day Pass to be able to use Citi Bike. Then, find available bikes in the Lyft or Citi Bike app.  Once you've successfully inserted your member bike key or entered a ride code, the...

How can I make sure my bike was docked correctly?

To return a bike, line up the triangle at the front of the bike with the dock. When you insert your bike into the dock, the light on the dock will first show yellow. If it turns to green, it means you’ve docked the bike correctly and ended your ride. If the light turns...