Travel within Germany flexibly at any time

With the flexible fare of Deutsche Bahn, you can just board the train and get going – travel to the destination of your choice within Germany flexibly at any time. You never have to pay more than 142 euros (2nd class) or 237 euros (1st class) for a single journey.

Use the itinerary service to book your flexible fare for any city to city ticket within Germany. Choose the "Flexpreis" in the booking process and off you go!

You want to select and reserve your seat in advance? Reservations are not compulsory on most German trains, but feel free to book a seat in advance!

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Spend less money but more quality time with your family

With our flexible fare you can travel within Germany flexibly at any time - even with your family: Children younger than 6 years of age always travel for free and are not required to have a ticket. Children under the age of 15 travel for free if they are accompanied by their (grand-)parents! If your children are traveling on their own, they always receive a 50% discount.

Original ticket title: Flexpreis
Price: 2nd class: maximum of 142 euros (single rail journey within Germany).
1st class: maximum of 237 euros (single rail journey within Germany)
Booking period: until further notice.
Travel period: until further notice.
Pre-sales deadline: From 91 days until shortly before departure
Period of validity single journey: Up to 100 km: 1 day
More than 100 km: 2 days

Tickets for international journeys are valid for a maximum of 15 days
Period of validity between outward and return journey (journey of up to 100 km): Outward journey: valid on the stated day of the outward journey.
Return journey: valid on the stated day of the return journey
Period of validity between outward and return journey (journey with more than 100 km): Outward journey: valid on the 1st stated date and the following day of the outward journey.
Return journey: valid on two consecutive days within one month. The first date of validity has to be fixed at the moment of purchase or by a ticket inspector on board of the train.
Products: Intercity-Express (ICE), Intercity-Express Sprinter (ICE Sprinter), Intercity (IC), Eurocity (EC), Interregio-Express (IRE), Regional-Express (RE), Regionalbahn (RB), S-Bahn.
City Night Line may be used with a supplement only (in combination with a reservation)
Specific trains: No.
Ticket: Applies for a single journey. Outward and return journey can be booked in one session.
Detour: Possible if the point of departure and the destination station do not change. The difference between the flexible fare (if so with BahnCard 25 or BahnCard 50) of the original route and the new route will be calculated. The period of validity stays corresponding to the ticket.
Wagon class: Available for travel in 1st and 2nd class.
BahnCard discount/RAILPLUS: Get an extra 25% or 50% discount with the BahnCard 25 or a BahnCard 50. Travel abroad with a 25% discount (RAILPLUS).
Accompanying children: Children under 6 years of age travel for free.
Children between 6 and 14 years of age travel for free if they are accompanied by their parents. The number of accompanying children has to be specified at the moment of purchase.
Refunds/Exchange: Up to one day before the first day of validity: for free.
From the first day of validity: possible for a fee of 17.50 euros.
Kids traveling with Deutsche Bahn

Recommended for:

  • Spontaneous travelers
  • Families
  • BahnCard holders
  • Smartphone ticket users

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Travel with 100% green energy!

For only 1 euro more per person per way you can travel with 100% green electricity. Book your ticket and select the ''Umwelt plus'' option during the process to make your trip 100% CO2 neutral!

Get around at your destination

Get a convenient ticket for the local public transport at your destination and save valuable time.

Plan ahead in order to save money

If you are willing to commit to a certain train connection in advance, you can get a special deal: book our saver fares for Germany starting at only 29 euros!

Rail through Germany for several days?

This offer enables visitors to travel on all scheduled trains operated by Deutsche Bahn for 3, 4, 5, 7 or 10 days within a four week period.

Find a DB sales office close to you

If you prefer booking via a person you can do so at one of our numerous sales offices worldwide.