The UK's first cycle to work scheme for city hire bikes

You can make significant savings on the cost of Santander Cycles yearly membership in London

Save 32-42% on the cost of Santander Cycles yearly membership

Spread the cost over 12 months - it costs from £1 per week

Suitable to use alongside other modes of transport

How it works

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1. Apply to join
Log into Cyclescheme using your employer's name or code and select 'City Bike Hire'

2. Pay from your salary and save
Your employer approves and pays for your request. The cost will be recovered from your salary tax-free

3. Get ready to ride
Redeem your code for a Santander Cycles yearly membership

How it works FAQS

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Once you have your Santander Cycles yearly membership, you can...

1. Get a bike
Use the app or your membership key to hire a Santander bike in London from over 750 docking stations

2. Ride for 30 mins for free
The first 30 mins of every ride cost you nothing

3. Pay to ride for longer
After the first 30 mins, you'll pay £2 for every additional 30 mins of use in same journey

Santander Cycles terms

How much will I save?

With Cyclescheme City Bike Hire you pay nothing upfront
and save 32-42% on the cost of Santander
Cycles Membership - usually £90

Lower rate

Lower rate taxpayers tend to earn less than £50,000 a year and pay 32% tax and national insurance. This means they will save 32% on the cycle to work scheme.

£61.20

Equivalent to £1.17 a week

Higher rate

Higher rate taxpayers tend to earn over £50,000 a year and pay 42% tax and national insurance. This means they save 42% on the cycle to work scheme.

£52.20

Equivalent to £1 a week

Apply now

To complete your application, you will need:

Employer code

If your employer is signed up with Cyclescheme, they'll have a unique employer code to use when you apply.

Payroll number

You can find your payroll number on your payslip.

Apply to City Bike Hire
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Cyclescheme and CoMoUK are collaborating to bring share and the cycle to work scheme together

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Registering as an employer

Cyclescheme City Bike Hire is cost free employee benefit. Plus, it can be run independently or alongside your existing cycle to work scheme.

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