BahnCard 50 conditions

Price:
EUR 255 for one year in 2nd class
EUR 515 for one year in 1st class
Reduced-price main card/partner card:
EUR 127 for one year in 2nd class
EUR 252 for one year in 1st class
Discounts:
50% off flexible fares and 25% off super saver and saver fares for Deutsche Bahn services within Germany.

Discount on flexible fares for the foreign part of the route in up to 26 European countries.

50% off flexible fares for IC Bus services.
Reduced-price main cards:
Reduced-price main cards are available to people aged 60 and over, to people claiming full disability benefits and to people with severe disabilities (classification level of 70% and higher in German severely disabled pass). Please include proof of your age with your order (copy of passport/ID, etc.). Customers aged 26 and under automatically receive a My BahnCard 50.
Partner cards:
Reduced-price partner cards are available to spouses and civil partners who have the same place of residence as the BahnCard 50 holder (proof must be provided via a copy of the ID card or, if the BahnCard holder is from outside Germany, via the original or copy of their residency registration document).

Travel class:
Please note: a BahnCard 50 for 2nd class cannot have a partner card for 1st class, but a BahnCard 50 for 1st class can have a partner card for 2nd class.

Validity:
A reduced-price BahnCard 50 has the same validity period as the corresponding full-price BahnCard 50 (main card) even if ordered after the main card..
Validity / cancellation:
A BahnCard 50 is valid for one year as of the first day of validity. It is automatically extended by one year if it is not cancelled in writing 6 weeks before it is due to expire.

Use this form to cancel a BahnCard.
Means of transport:
You may use the following transport services:
ICE, IC/EC, IC Bus (reservation required), 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 50 discounts.
ID when travelling:
A BahnCard 50 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.