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Saver Fares with Deutsche Bahn – an extra 1 million tickets available now

Deutsche Bahn’s cheapest train tickets are back. Valid for all routes throughout Germany, the tickets - which start from £17 - tend to get snapped up quickly. Due to their high demand, the promotion has been extended until 19th November 2017 by Deutsche Bahn by making a further 1 million saver fares available.

Train tickets throughout Germany from £17, with 1st class starting from £26
Make sure to book before 19th November 2017
For travel up until 17th May 2018
Children under 14 travel for free (must be accompanied by an adult)
Combine this fare and use a railcard, either the Bahncard 25 or the Bahncard 50, to make more savings: get a 50% discount if you are a BahnCard 50 holder, and 25% if you have a BahnCard 25.

Facilities on the Deutsche Bahn trains include toilets in each carriage, air conditioning in warmer months, and has luggage and bicycle allowance, with luggage storage compartments. There is also WiFi on the high speed ICE trains, and power outlets on most services. On some trains there is a refreshments carriage, and on others refreshments come through the train.


Deutsche Bahn – Special Offer

The cheap prices with Deutsche Bahn are back. Tickets from €19.90 apply to single train journeys throughout Germany and can be booked up to six months in advance - for travel until 9th June 2018.

Summary of Tickets
For train travel throughout Germany from € 19.90 (1st class from € 29.90, seat reservation included)
Valid for long-distance journeys for ICE, IC/EC and IC bus travel
Valid for travel until 9th June 2018
Children under 14 accompanied by parents/gaurdians can travel for free
Bahncard 25 or Bahncard 50 holders receive a further 25% discount

Book Deutsche Bahn Tickets directly on GoEuro

✓ All Deutsche Bahn tickets can be booked directly on the GoEuro website and app.
✓ Including Saver Fare Tickets and Regional Tickets (Starting Spring 2017)
✓ Other companies with direct booking at GoEuro: Trenitalia, Renfe, Alsa.
✓ Manage all your tickets from featured companies conveniently in one place.
✓ More companies following soon.

Deutsche Bahn: Schedules and Timetables

Deutsche Bahn's principal hubs are the main train stations of Germany's larger cities, such as Frankfurt, Berlin, Munich, Hamburg and Dusseldorf. It has rail links to other European countries, including Denmark, Austria, Switzerland, France, Luxembourg and The Netherlands. Its trains and buses cater for all levels of travel; local commuting, business travel and tourism.

Frankfurt to Munich Trains
Berlin to Leipzig Trains
Frankfurt to Berlin Trains
Berlin to Hamburg Trains
Munich to Berlin Trains

Find a PDF version of Deutsche Bahn times here.

Deutsche Bahn Services

Deutsche Bahn has two main subsidiaries. DB Fernverkehr AG operates the InterCity and InterCityExpress trains in Germany. It also operates EuroCity trains throughout Europe. These services are aimed at business travellers and tourists. German passengers can book certain tickets online, and print them when purchased. Passengers can also reserve seats, purchase travel insurance and make use of a courier luggage service. DB Regio AG operates services for short and medium distance journeys. The subsidiary is subdivided into 8 DB Regio companies, for example, DB Regio Bayern operates trains in Bavaria. DB Regio also operates the S-Bahn or local train network in Hamburg and Berlin, and it owns 25 bus companies.

Deutsche Bahn FAQs

When does Deutsche Bahn require a seat reservation?

A seat reservation is recommended for traveling during peak times when a lot of commuters and business customers are traveling. Seat reservations are included in all Deutsche Bahn first class train tickets. Seats can be can be reserved on Deutsche Bahn trains using the GoEuro App.

When does it make sense to travel in 1st class?

Traveling long-distance in DB's first class provides a completely different, more relaxed atmosphere, with a higher level of comfort and service. If you have to work while traveling on the train, a first class ticket is definitely worth the higher price.

When do I have to reserve a space for my bicycle?

On long-distance train trips, a reservation is required for bicycles, which costs an additional €9.

Deutsche Bahn's food: How is the food on a Deutsche Bahn train?

Deutsche Bahn offers food in both the Bordbistro and Bordrestaurant on-board. The menu is varied from Chilli con Carne, to roast pork with dumplings, to a variety of salads.

How long are Deutsche Bahn's transfers? If I miss my connection will my ticket carry over to the next train?

Depending on the train station, Deutsche Bahn transfer time usually lasts between 4-10 minutes depending on the internal negotiations between individual trains and railway companies. If a Deutsche Bahn train is at least 20 minutes late at the train station, it is possible to use all other trains to reach your destination station.

Which Deutsche Bahn trains have WiFi and how good is the reception?

ICE Trains: Deutsche Bahn's ICE trains have free WiFi in both first and second class.

What assistence does Deutsche Bahn offer for mobility-impaired passengers?

Deutsche Bahn offers various assistance to passengers with reduced mobility. In order to make a barrier-free journey possible without complications, one should at least one day before the trip the offers avail.
  • Mobility service center: Here disabled persons can book the required service in advance. This works both online and under the telephone number 0180 6512512
  • Porters: Train and station personnel help you get started with the trains. Ramps and other devices are available for this purpose.
  • Seating: Restricted passengers have extra seats near the train doors. These can be booked in advance as well as all other places.
  • Traveling companions and Seeing-Eye Dogs: Wheelchairs are always carried on-board. Accompanying persons receive free seat reservations.
  • Services at Train Stations: The larger railway stations of Deutsche Bahn are equipped with various auxiliary functions. Many of them are equipped with elevators. In addition, acoustic signals and announcements facilitate orientation.

Deutsche Bahn Ticket Types

Deutsche Bahn offers passengers varying levels of fare and several types of tickets. More information is below.

  • First-class passengers can alter travel arrangements at short notice. They can reserve seats at no extra cost in advance of travel, receive complimentary beverages and snacks, and have access to Wi-Fi.
  • Children under 6 travel free and unticketed on journeys and children between 6 and 14 also travel for free alongside a parent or guardians ticket - which is organised prior to the journey.
  • Also available are group discounts and discounted overnight travel rates, flexible tickets and saver fares. The Flexi pass allows passengers to travel 3-10 days in the month and is available by post. The Consecutive pass allows up to 5, 10 and 15 days of non-stop travel.
  • Also available are excursion tickets and rail passes to German destinations, and to Switzerland. Passengers travelling to airports can take advantage of Rail and Fly deals.

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