Flexible and convenient travel with Deutsche Bahn.

With Deutsche Bahn's flexible ticket you can simply hop on the train and leave. Travel fast and in comfort on the route of your choice at any time and without having to choose a specific train.

The original German name of the ticket is "Flexpreis". To book a flexible fare, select "Flexpreis" on the Travel Information page.

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  • Offer
  • Terms and conditions of the offer

Offer

  • Travel across Germany for a maximum of EUR 149 (2nd class) or EUR 249 (1st class)
  • Exchanges and refunds available
  • Your children or grandchildren under 15 travel free of charge
  • BahnCard discounts of up to 50%
  • Can be booked online up to six months in advance
  • Seat reservation included in 1st class

Terms and conditions of the offer

Original name of the offer:

Flexpreis

Price:*

max. EUR 149 in 2nd class (single journey within Germany)
max. EUR 249 in 1st class (single journey within Germany)

Advance sales period:

Tickets can be bought online up to 180 days in advance until shortly before travel.

Validity period for single journeys:

Validity period for single journey:

Up to 100 km:
1 day. The ticket is valid on the day specified on the ticket.

Exceeding 100 km:
Travellers must embark on their journey on the day specified on the ticket. The ticket is also valid on the following day.

International:
Tickets for international journeys are valid for up to 4 days.

Validity period between outward and return journeys:

Up to 100 km:
Within one month.
Outward journey: on the entered day of validity of the outward journey
Return journey: on the day of validity of the return journey entered on the ticket

Exceeding 100 km:
Within one month.
Outward journey: on the entered day of validity and on the following day
Return journey: on the day of validity of the return journey entered on the ticket and on the following day

International:
Tickets for international journeys are valid for up to 4 days.

Separate tickets for your outbound and return trips are issued if there is more than 1 month between both dates of travel.

Route:

freely selectable (within Germany and Europe)

Means of transport:

ICE, IC, EC, IRE, RE, RB, S-Bahn, ICE-Sprinter

Train-specific booking:

No, you can also travel on other trains within the period of validity (possible supplement).

Ticket:

Both single journey and return journey possible as one ticket.

Seat:

2nd class:
Free choice of seats. The ticket does not include a seat reservation. You can purchase a seat reservation with your ticket or separately at a later point of time.

1st class:
1st class tickets automatically include a seat reservation.

Detours:

Possible only when departing from and returning to the same station. Please note that you may have to pay the difference between the original flexible fare and the fare for the new route. The period of validity of the ticket remains unchanged.

BahnCard discount/RAILPLUS:

BahnCard 25 and 50 holders get a discount of 25% or 50%.
For journeys abroad there is a discount of 25% (RAILPLUS) on the section outside of Germany.

Discount for children:

Your own children aged between 6 and 14 travel for free (names must be entered on the ticket).
Children under the age of 6 always travel for free and do not need a ticket.

Exchanges/refunds:

Flexible fare tickets for long-distance trains (ICE, IC/EC, IC Bus):
Before the first day of validity: free of charge
On or after the first day of valdity: subject to a fee of EUR 19

Flexible fare tickets for regional and local trains (IRE, RE, RB, S-Bahn):
Before the first day of validity: free of charge
On or after the first day of valdity: subject to a fee of EUR 17.50

* The price depends on the connection, travel class and types of trains you use.

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Reserve your preferred seat

A seat reservation for 2nd class travel on German trains is normally not included in the ticket price. You can book a seat reservation separately until shortly before the train departs.

Further information on seat reservation