BahnCard 25 conditions

EUR 55.70 in 2nd class
EUR 112 in 1st class
25% off super saver, saver and flexible fares for Deutsche Bahn services within Germany.

Discount on flexible fares for the foreign part of the route in more than 20 European countries.
Partner cards:
If you have a BahnCard 25, your spouse or civil partner can order their own partner card. Simply include documents that prove your status when ordering the card.


EUR 36.90 in 2nd class
EUR 72.90 in 1st class

Travel class:
Please note: a BahnCard 25 for 2nd class cannot have a partner card for 1st class, but a BahnCard 25 for 1st class can have a partner card for 2nd class.

A partner card has the same validity period as the corresponding full-price BahnCard 25 (main card) even if ordered after the main card.
Validity / cancellation:
A BahnCard 25 is valid for one year starting on the first day of its stated validity period. It is automatically extended by one year if it is not cancelled in writing 6 weeks before it is due to expire.
Means of transport:
You may use the following transport services:
ICE, IC/EC, ÖBB Nightjet (reservation may be required), local trains (IRE, RE, RB, S-Bahn).
Many transport associations, bus operators and private rail operators also provide BahnCard 25 discounts.
ID when travelling:
A BahnCard 25 does not feature a photo. When travelling, please bring your passport or national ID card with you for presentation during ticket inspection. No photo ID is required for holders under the age of 16.