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Let's ride, West Midlands

Try a fun, healthy and sustainable way to travel. Cycle hire makes travelling around the region super flexible just for you.

Minute bundles now available!

Buy your minutes upfront via the cycle hire app and we'll cover the cost of the £1 unlock fee each time you ride!

Find a bike

Cycle hire is now available across the West Midlands. Find bikes in Birmingham, Coventry, Sandwell, Stourbridge, Solihull, Sutton Coldfield, Walsall and Wolverhampton. Bikes are available 24/7. With docking stations at major bus, metro and train stations, visitor attractions and city or town centres.

How to ride

It's easy to hop on a bike to get to work, pop to the shops, or even to discover new places to explore!

Hand Holding Mobile Phone Over Bicycle Release

1. Unlock

Unlock using the Beryl cycle hire app

Woman Riding a Bike

 2. Ride

Have fun and be safe!

Man docking a bike

 3. Dock

Find your nearest docking station to park up

A bike locked in a docking station

4. Lock

Close the lock to end your ride

There are two ways to ride with us, you can either buy bundles of minutes up-front, or pay as you ride.

Minute bundles

Best for regular users of the scheme as you won’t pay an unlock fee when you ride.

Buy a bundle of minutes upfront and we’ll deduct minutes from your balance depending on how long you ride for. The cost of one minute of riding is 5p.


Bundles available

100 mins 300 mins 600 mins
£5.00 £15.00 £30.00

Pay as you ride

Best for those who cycle occasionally.  You will pay £1 to unlock a bike, and then 5p per minute of cycling thereafter.

Compare the plans

Minute bundle Standard PAYG tariff
5 minute ride - 25p 5 minute ride - £1.25
10 minute ride - 50p 10 minute ride - £1.50
25 minute ride - £1.25 25 minute ride - £2.25
45 minute ride - £2.25 45 minute ride - £3.25
1 hour - £3.00 1 hour - £4.00

Pay for your ride by linking a credit or debit card to the Beryl cycle hire app.*

*An option to use Swift as a payment method will be available later in the year.

Our bikes

Our bikes are simple to use and perfect for enjoying an easy ride.

  1. Comfort first: our cushioned saddles are easy to adjust to your preferred height
  2. Pedal power: 3 gears to tackle any hill
  3. Keep it clean: mud and chain guards to protect your clothes
  4. Light the night: laser lights for your added safety
  5. Put it away: handy storage at the front for your essentials

Electric bikes will be available later in the year.

West Midlands Cycle Hire bike in isolation

Ready to ride?

Phone with app map and route

Our blog

A bostin’ tour of Sandwell

September 23, 2021

For those arriving by train, you can hire a bike for your trip right outside Sandwell and Dudley train station, et voila you’re off!

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Alpha and Jenny say cycle hire is perfect for student life in Birmingham

September 22, 2021

“I would have never thought having access to cycle hire could make a difference in my life.”

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Salut! Solihull

September 17, 2021

If you arrive in Solihull by train we suggest you pick up a bike from outside the station and your day will be off to a flying start.

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Azin’s work commute just got quicker and cheaper

September 8, 2021

“I don’t have any worries about storing or maintaining a bike, I can just hop on and off as I wish with none of the hassle!”

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Saddle up, Walsall

September 4, 2021

Historically a market town, Walsall has been enjoying a regeneration in recent years and is now a thriving commercial centre with an array entertainment and leisure options to enjoy.

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Wolves ay we

August 27, 2021

The beating heart of the Black Country has a lot to offer, and with over 20 docks around the city we’ll help you navigate your way.

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Charlotte feels happier and more energised after a bike ride

August 25, 2021

“I’d recommend the scheme to anyone; it’s so much fun; even if you’ve not cycled for a while.”

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Sutton Coldfield

August 20, 2021

The Royal Town of Sutton Coldfield situated just 6 miles from Birmingham is one of the leafiest places in the UK.

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Richard uses cycle hire to breeze past the traffic

August 18, 2021

“I’ll definitely be doing that again – cycle hire is for sure the quickest and least stressful way to get around Birmingham!”

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Say hello to Stourbridge

August 13, 2021

Stourbridge is most well-known for its glassmaking history particularly cameo glass and cut crystal.

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