The Vienna Citybike service is a public bike rental system that allows everyone to move around by bike in Vienna at no or low cost. 1,200 bikes are currently available at more than 108 locations (terminals) throughout the city, and the number is set to increase. The service is popular with both locals and tourists. A special website makes it easy to find Citybike terminals.
Facts and figures
The Citybike service was launched in 2003, and by now the number of registered users has reached 350,000. 16 of the 94 terminals currently available have been added recently. In the end, there will be a network of 120 terminals with 1,800 bikes. Peak times for Citybike rentals are in the morning and late afternoon. 13 percent of all users are tourists.
Information on the go
The website cbw.at is optimised for mobile phones and provides comprehensive information on all Citybike terminals. Everyone who has a mobile device with Internet access can make sure a bike is currently available at the terminal of their choice.
The website also offers a detailed area plan for every terminal, making it easy to find terminals everywhere in Vienna. Frequent query options make the service even more user-friendly and useful in everyday life - for instance, all terminals along a given underground line can be displayed on the online map.