Donkey Republic in Neuchâtel

A Donkey Republic self-service bicycle station is located at Microcity. EPFL students and employees can take out an annual membership at a preferential rate.
Bâtiment Microcity

EPFL students and employees can obtain an annual membership to Donkey Republic at the preferential rate of CHF 48.-/year (instead of CHF 60.-/year). The first 12 hours of each rental are included in the membership, which also give access to all Donkey Republic networks.

Install the iOS or Android Donkey Republic app. On the “Profile” tab, create your account using your EPFL e-mail address. You can thus take advantage of an annual subscription at the rate of CHF 48 per year.

Booking your bike

When a bike is available, it is displayed on the map. Click on it and follow the procedure. The rental is valid for 12 hours at no additional cost.

Unlocking the bike

When you are close to the bike you rented, click on your rental, then on “Unlock”. The lock opens automatically after 5 seconds. The location service and your Bluetooth connection must be on.

Locking and unlocking

Push down the lock handle when you take a break, then click on “Unlock” in the app when you’re ready to go.

Returning the bike to the pickup location

Before your rental period ends, simply take your bike back to its pickup location.

Ending your rental

Lock your bike and end your rental by first clicking on “Return”, then on “End Rental”. That’s it!

The annuel pass entitles you to:


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Bike Center
PV 94.0 (Bâtiment PV)
Station 2
CH-1015 Lausanne