Trip usage

About Velo

Velo, the city’s handy bike

Do you want to cover short distances in the city of Antwerp? Then Velo is handy and fast. Take a Velo near your place of departure. Cross the city and return the bike in a Velo station close to your destination. Ideal in combination with train, tram or bus.

The bikes are available during 365 days per year and 24 hours per day.

The Velo’s are intended for short ridesbetween the different stations. In addition, the first half hour of every ride is included in the registration. If you cycle longer, you pay extra. The number of borrowings per day is unlimited.


The different Velo stations are located on walking distance from each other (max 400 m) in an area that includes the city center and the surrounding districts Berchem, Borgerhout, Deurne, Hoboken, Merksem and Wilrijk .

A day or week pass, or a year card?

You can easily register on this website for a day or week pass, or a year card.

For a short visit to Antwerp, a day or week pass is ideal. You can order them up to 30 days in advance with a Visa or Mastercard.

Users of a day or week pass receive a user code and password. 

With these codes you can immediately take a bike at any available station.

In case you would like to use Velo on a regular base, you better take a year card. You can register with a Visa or Mastercard or through domiciliation.

After registration you receive your Velo year card within 10 working days. Once the card is activated through the user zone on the website, you can take a bike at any available station.

For more information you can check our General Conditions.