Schönes-Wochenende-Ticket: Travel all over Germany for just EUR 40.00!

With the Schönes-Wochenende-Ticket (weekend ticket for German regional trains), travel for less across Germany on a Saturday or Sunday on local services! For just EUR 40.00 online or from ticket vending machines; for EUR 42.00 from the DB Travel Centers/agencies.

Travel alone, in a group of up to four people or with your children or grandchildren on local services at particularly great rates on local services at the weekend. For just EUR 40.00 online or at ticket vending machines. For EUR 42.00 at DB Travel Centres/agencies. It is also possible to purchase the Schönes-Wochenende -Ticket by calling the Deutsche Bahn UK Booking Centre: +44 (0) 8718 80 80 66 (calls cost 8p per minute from a BT landline. Calls from other networks or mobiles may cost more).

This ticket is valid on all local rail services from DB AG (S-Bahn, RB, IRE, RE), on services offered by many transport associations, and on non-federal railways (in accordance with their applicable regulations regarding 2nd class travel) and on some sections of line in Poland. Book the Schönes-Wochenende-Ticket directly from here or from the travel information section by selecting the local services only option.

The Schönes-Wochenende-Ticket is valid for: Individual travellers + up to four people (EUR 4.00 for each additional passenger) , parents/grandparents travelling with any number of one adult's children/grandchildren under 15 years old.

Note: The provisions described above shall apply even if the information on the ticket differs from these.
The Schönes-Wochenende-Ticket is valid on: All local rail services from DB AG (S-Bahn, RB, IRE, RE), on services offered by many transport associations and on non-federal railways (in accordance with their applicable regulations regarding 2nd class travel), and on some sections of line in Poland.
Price: - EUR 40.00 for one person when purchased online or from ticket vending machines
- EUR 42.00 for one person when purchased from the DB Travel Centre.
- EUR 4.00 for each additional passenger with a maximum of 4 additional apssengers
Validity: Saturdays OR Sundays from 0.00 am until 3 am the following day.
Return and exchange: It is not possible to return, exchange or receive a refund for unused tickets, 1st class trips or seat reservations.
Carriage of dogs: The carriage of dogs with this ticket is free of charge. When calculating the number of passengers permitted to travel on this ticket, a dog is to be considered equivalent to one person.
Carriage of bicycles: Bicycle tickets on local services cost EUR 5.00 per bicycle and, in conjunction with the Schönes-Wochenende-Ticket, apply for unlimited travel for the whole day. In some regions, the carriage of bicycles is free of charge. To travel with a bicycle on services provided by transport associations, the relevant transport association's tariff provisions apply. For further information please contact our points of sale.
Validity in Poland: The Schönes-Wochenende-Ticket is valid on the following sections of line to Poland:
Grambow – (Grambow border) – Szczecin Gl
Tantow – (Tantow border) – Szczecin Gl
Forst border – Zasieki
Frankfurt (Oder) border- Slubice and
Görlitz – (Zgorzelec border) – Zgorzelec
Please note: For the Schönes-Wochenende-Ticket, increasing the size of the group after departure or exchanging people after departure is not permitted. It is also not permitted to resell or give away used tickets for free.
To prevent misuse, please enter your name and surname in the field provided on the ticket before you travel. If there are several people travelling together, enter the name of the person travelling the furthest. When your ticket is inspected, you may be asked to present your ID.

After completion of the journey, the person travelling may request a "Bescheinigung für den Vorsteuerabzug“ (certificate of input tax reduction) with the applicable tax rate in accordance with Section 12 Paragraph 1 of the UStG (German VAT law), provided that the DB journey is longer than 50 km and the person travelling confirms the information on the certificate.

Your benefits at a glance:

  • Travel for as little as EUR 40 (+ EUR 4 for each additional passenger)
    (when purchased online or from ticket vending machines)
  • Unlimited travel for one day
  • Travel across Germany – 2nd class on all regional trains
  • Saturday or Sunday, from 12 a.m. until 3 a.m. the following day
  • Benefit for parents and grandparents (1 or 2 adults):
    Your own children/grandchildren up to the age of 14 travel for free

Discover Germany

Find out more about the most beautiful destinations for holidays and day trips, leisure activities, events and outdoor adventures in Germany.

Familie im Zug
Ideas for days out
From Cologne Central Station to Eifel National Park in approx. 1 hr 20 minutes
From Hamburg Central Station to North Sea island of Sylt in approx. 3 hrs 15 minutes
From Munich Central Station to the Chiemsee in approx. 1 hour
From Stuttgart Central Station to Lake Constance in approx. 2 hrs 37 minutes

With the the Quer-durchs-Land-Ticket (valid Monday to Friday) and the Ländertickets (in German only / valid Monday to Sunday), you can also travel across Germany for less on local services during the week and experience German regions and cities.