Never be without a bike
Find a bike near you and unlock with your phone.
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How it works
Rent a bike in a few clicks
Get the app to rent a bike from many locations, in many cities.
Unlock your rental bike
Find your bike at the pick-up location and unlock with the app.
Ride and keep the bike
Short or long rentals. Lock and unlock your bike as much as you like.
Return the rental bike
Return the rental bike to an available drop-off location, lock it and end your rental with the app.
Donkeys around the world
Explore Cities on 2 wheels
What is Donkey Republic all about?
Hi there! We’re a Copenhagen-based company that’s building a global bike share platform – one app to access a bike in many locations in many cities around the world.
The Donkey Republic app allows you to find and unlock a bike with your phone in many cities around the world. That means that it’s now easier than ever to rent a bike wherever, whenever and saddle up in just a few clicks. No docking stations, no cash, no ID cards or deposits, no rental shop staff or opening hours. Just absolute freedom to explore the world on two wheels!
So far we’ve helped over 100,000 riders to take the world on two wheels.
Okay, so how do I rent a bike?
That’s super easy! Install our app on your mobile phone, find the nearest rental bike available and rent it in the app. You can rent up to 5 bikes, for short or long rental periods. You unlock the bike with the app through a Bluetooth connection. During the rental period you can take the bike wherever you like and lock/unlock as much as you like.
How much does it cost to rent a bike?
Our bike rental prices vary for different countries, cities, and locations in the city. To see the average bike rental price in each city, go here. Get the exact price for your preferred pick-up location and rental time in the Donkey Republic App.
How do I unlock the bike?
You find your rental bike at the pick-up location by matching the bike ID in the app to the ID on the bike’s handlebar information panel. Once you’re next to the right bike, tap Unlock in the app. You will need to have Bluetooth and location turned on in your phone. The app will connect with the lock and unlock automatically.
Where can I leave the bike?
During your rental, you can lock your bike anywhere and it will be waiting for you. At the end of the rental you must return the bike to any available drop-off location shown in the app. If you fail to return to an available drop-off location you may be charged a relocation fee.
The drop-off locations make sure bikes are kept orderly and don’t end up trashing your city! So remember to take care in parking your bike and consider your fellow cyclists and pedestrians.