Santander Cycles membership

Why become a member?

  • Get quicker access to Santander Cycles - you don't need to use terminals
  • The only way to hire an e-bike
  • Check your recent trips and charges
  • See your monthly and yearly activity
  • Buy your own key or hire on the app

Cost of membership

  • Single ride membership: £1.65 for a 30-minute ride (for a standard bike)
  • Monthly subscription: £20 a month (can be cancelled at any time)
  • Annual membership: £120

Memberships offer unlimited 60-minute rides for the period of the membership (30 days or a year from the start date).

Additional charges apply to e-bikes. Details are on the What you pay page.

Get your membership

You can get your membership by downloading the Santander Cycles app, or by creating an online account.

Santander Cycles discounts

Cycle to work

If you're using a Santander Cycle to get to work, you can save 33-43% on the cost of annual membership and spread the cost over 12 months with our cycle to work partner, Cyclescheme.

Your employer will need to sign up so you can benefit from this tax-free annual membership.

NHS workers

We support NHS employees to cycle by offering a 50% discount on annual membership.

Just use your NHS email to contact You'll be sent a promo code as soon as your request has been validated.


Students aged 18 or over can save 25% on the cost of annual membership. To get your discount, sign up with Student Beans.

You'll receive an email with your code which you can use when you buy an annual membership.

Scrappage scheme

Successful applicants to our vehicle scrappage scheme can get 25% off a Santander Cycles annual membership. Claim your discount by emailing your offer letter to:

We'll send you a promo code that can be redeemed on the Santander Cycles app or online.