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Kingston University Cycle Hire Scheme

Kingston University has launched KU Bikes, a cycle hire scheme for students and staff to travel between the Penrhyn Road and Kingston Hill campuses. This 1 year pilot scheme consists of 18 e-bikes with 36 docking stations installed at the Penrhyn Road and Kingston Hill campuses. 

How it works?


Create an Account

Download the
KU Bikes App
or visit www.ku-bikes.co.uk


Check out a bike

Press ENTER and choose:
1. Tap membership Card, enter PIN or
2. Enter Account Number, enter PIN


Click into dock

1 beep = good
3 beeps = retry

Stop & Shop
If you need to make a stop, use the cable lock in handlebars to lock the bike on your trip. Remember, the timer keeps running!

How it works?

How It Works ?

Choose a plan

Quel cycliste êtes-vous ?

Faites le test

et gagnez des heures de location !

Faire le test !

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Find Bikes and Stations

Filter your search to find available bicycles or open docks using the toggle below.

Find a station

Filter :
Trails Dedicated lanes Bycicle-friendly roads Dirty/unpaved trails

Get the KU Bikes app !

Download the app to find available bicycles and docking stations at the Penrhyn Road and Kingston Hill campuses.New members can sign up through the app as well. 

Ride Safe

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