Scooter Sharing in Paris

Find out about the self-service, pay-as-you-go, scooter sharing scheme in the Paris area: how to subscribe, collect and return your hire scooter…

Cityscoot is a flexible and ecological electric scooter sharing system in Paris, allowing subscribers to rent electric scooters (motorcycles) on a short-term basis. Scooters are available all week from 07:00-23:00.

Register for the Cityscoot Service

The scooters are of category L1e with speed limits of 45km/h. They are available to registered users only. Identification, driving licence and bank card are necessary to register.

Users born after 1 January 1988 must have a valid A, A1, A2, B or BSR (permis AM) license Insurance is included at full risk (tous risques). 

 

Using the Scooters

Once signed up to the service, a scooter may be reserved using the Cityscoot application. A four digit code is all that is needed to start the scooter. A helmet, as well as disposable bouffant caps are available under the seat.

The Cityscoot Zone, where the user can pick up and return a scooter, covers 25 percent of Paris city centre. 

Fees and Payment

The cost of rental is calculated per minute (Tarif). The cost is debited from the bank card that was used to register. 

Two different pre-paid packages with reduced fees are available:

  • CityMoover €0.29€ per minute
  • CityRider100 €0.22 per minute Riders can credit their account with 100 minutes for €22.00

Accidents

In the event of an accident, contact Cityscoot, and call the emergency service if someone is injured. A constat européen d’accident (accident report sheet) should be filled in.

Further Information

 

Other E-Scooter sharing schemes operating in Paris

The electric scooter and bike market have increased in popularity and there are other companies operating in Paris. Authorities are working to limit the number of companies in operation in Paris and regulate the industry. Scooter are tracked via GPS and scattered around the city. They are picked up each day for charging by its operator.

Bird set up its dockless, electric scooter-sharing service in Paris in August 2018. Users can find scooters via the Bird mobile App and leave them anywhere after they are done.

Bolt previously known Taxify has also joined the e-scooter market. Scooters are tracked by GPS and unlocked with €1 fee after scanning a QR-code via the Bolt App. Rides are charged €0.15 per minute.

INDIGO weel is a self-service rental system for scooters and electric bikes. Scooters are geolocated and unlocked via the app.

Jump was launched by uber. This is a dockless scooter and electric bike rental service that can be picked up and left anywhere. Users can sign up via the App and then locate and reserve a nearby scooter. There is a €1 unlocking fee and then its €0.15 per minute. Scooters have a top speed of 20km/h.

Voi Scooters can be located via the app after users create an account. The company also offer a traffic school for riders.

            RideDott is available in Paris. The unlocking fee is €1 and then rides are €0.15 per minute

Wind another shareable e-scooter scheme available in Paris. Works via the app.