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Great value travel throughout Germany's regions with a day ticket

A day at the Baltic Sea, a stroll through Nuremberg or a hike in the Black Forest – Germany's regions have a lot to offer. With Deutsche Bahn's day ticket you can use local and regional services the whole day to travel throughout Germany for as little as EUR 44. In a group of up to five persons you travel even cheaper.

The original German name of the ticket is "Quer-durchs-Land-Ticket".

  • EUR 44 for one passenger
  • Each extra passenger pays EUR 8 (max. four extra passengers)
  • Valid for an unlimited number of journeys on a single day for up to five people
  • Valid on regional trains (RB, IRE, RE) and rapid transit trains (S-Bahn) operated by DB and other cooperating railway undertakings
  • Children aged 15 and under often travel for free with their parents/grandparents
  • Valid Monday to Friday from 09:00 until 03:00 on the following day, an entire day on weekends

Please note: after you have purchased the ticket, you must enter the first and last names of all passengers on the ticket.

Original name of the offer: Quer-durchs-Land-Ticket
Price:* 2nd class - online/mobile/DB ticket machine:
1 passenger: EUR 44
2 passengers: EUR 52
3 passengers: EUR 60
4 passengers: EUR 68
5 passengers: EUR 76

The number of passengers must be specified when purchasing the ticket. The number of passengers cannot be changed subsequently.
Advance sales period: Tickets can be bought from max. six months in advance until shortly before travel.
Validity: With the day ticket you can travel from Monday to Friday for one day of your choice from 09:00 until 03:00 on the following day. At weekends and on national holidays (e.g. Christmas), the day ticket for Germany is even valid from 00:00 until 03:00 on the following day.
Means of transport:
With the day ticket for Germany you can travel in 2nd class on all regional trains (RB, IRE, RE) and rapid transit trains (S-Bahn) operated by DB and other cooperating railway undertakings.
Train-specific booking: No, you can travel on all permitted means of transport within the period of validity.
Travel class: 2nd class only.
Seat: Free choice of seats. The ticket does not include a seat reservation.
BahnCard discount/RAILPLUS: No.
Discount for children: With the day ticket for Germany for one or two persons, you can travel with any number of your own children or grandchildren aged under 15.

Children aged five and younger always travel for free, regardless of whether they are your own children. You do not count towards the number of passengers.

Children aged between 6 and 14 who are not your own children or grandchildren count as normal passengers and must be considered when determining the number of passengers. If this means that there are more than two passengers, your own children or grandchildren aged under 15 no longer travel for free.
Bicycle transport: To transport bicycles, you need to buy an all-day bike ticket for each bicycle. This does not apply to routes where special conditions apply that allow holders of DB tickets to transport bicycles for free.
Dogs: Passengers can bring small dogs (no larger than a domestic cat) free of charge if using a carrier for transportation. Larger dogs are considered passengers and charged as adults.
Exchanges/refunds: Not possible.
Other requirements: Enter your first and last name on the ticket before you travel. If you are travelling with fellow passengers, enter their names on the ticket as well. You may be required to identify yourself during ticket inspection.

Fellow passengers using the day ticket for Germany can join or leave the group at any station along the route.

Used tickets may not be sold or given to third parties.
* The prices specified apply to purchases made at a DB ticket machine or online. All tickets are available at our DB sales offices for a surcharge of EUR 2 for the customer service provided.

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