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Use your SWKcard to cheaply travel by bike through Kaiserslautern

Bike rental system now also in Kaiserslautern!
Travel flexibly – rent a bike any time, day or night.
VRNnextbike is the bike rental system of the Rhine-Neckar regional transport association (VRN).
As a practical complement to buses and trains, you can now use these bicycles within the system, renting and returning them across different locations within the VRN area.

How much of a discount do I get?

Reduced annual basic fee and 30 minutes of free travel per trip.
Discount conditions at a glance:

Baisc fee (annual)39,00 €48,00 €
Rental fare first 30 min.Free of charge1,00 €
Rental fare every additional 30 min.0,50 €1,00 €
Day ticket (24 hrs.)5,00 €9,00 €

In addition, when you register you will only need to pay 1 € instead of 9 € for starting credit to be used for fares.

download Flyer
download Flyer

How do I get the discount?

Simply provide your contract account number (which is listed on your SWKcard) when you register:

  • One-time registration via: www.vrnnextbike.de
  • Select partner tariff SWKcard
  • Enter contract account number
  • Enter mode of payment – activation

What should I keep in mind?

Up to four bikes may be rented at one time using one account. For the first bike, the discounted rental fare is charged; for the other bikes, the regular rental fare is charged.

The list of locations in Kaiserslautern and further information can be found here:

VRNnextbike flyer (PDF, 8.6 MB)

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