Explore an enchanted new world
The holidays are fast approaching and they are the perfect time to make your fantasy a reality.
Germany is home to the Brothers Grimm and their iconic fairy tales. Walt Disney often drew inspiration from Germany’s architectural wonders such as Mad King Ludwig’s castle in Schwangau and Sababurg castle in Reinhardswald.
From Berchtesgaden near the Austrian border to Neuschwanstein Castle in Bavaria to the gingerbread-like homes of Dinkelsbühl, create holiday magic this season in enchanted German destinations.
*Deutsche Bahn is committed to helping the planet by becoming climate neutral by 2040.
Deutsche Bahn are offering their Super Saver Tickets and you can book them 3 months in advance! Tickets are limited so be an early bird and get the cheapest tickets!
Terms and Conditions
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the largest train company in Germany with their high-quality rail network making them one of the most popular ways to travel among locals and visitors. They are also a popular option as they offer connections between major cities that can often be faster than flying. As an authorized ticket seller, this page serves as a guide for international travelers about buying tickets and traveling with Deutsche Bahn, as well as outlining their services and routes.
The first step of traveling with Deutsche Bahn is by booking your train ticket. Where should you book your ticket, online on the company's website or directly at the train station in Germany? How cheap are Deutsche Bahn train tickets?
Booking in advance can save you time and money. The further in advance, you book your Deutsche Bahn train tickets, the cheaper they are. As the table below shows, tickets can fluctuate quite significantly when booking last minute. From these top connections, booking three weeks or one month in advance can save you 30 percent to 57 percent. So it’s worth planning ahead, especially with longer journeys where fares are generally more expensive.
Other advantages of booking early!
DB offers Super Sparpreis tickets for only 19.90€ one-way. Supply is limited. More info here .
|Route||Today||1 day in advance||1 week in advance||2 weeks in advance||1 month in advance|
|Frankfurt to Munich||100€||91€||82€||38€||68€|
|Berlin to Leipzig||48€||34€||38€||36€||20€|
|Frankfurt to Berlin||123€||111€||82€||82€||63€|
|Berlin to Hamburg||78€||46€||41€||32€||25€|
|Munich to Berlin||142€||107€||127€||148€||84€|
Below are Deutsche Bahn ticket fares available on Omio:
Limited on time but want to cram in as much of Germany as you can? Book a Deutsche Bahn flexible ticket and enjoy the freedom to explore hidden gems on the way to your final destination. Hop on and hop off anywhere you’d like!
Deutsche Bahn offers first and second class seating. First class affords more space and comfort and seat reservations are included. Note: WiFi, food and beverage services are only available on ICE trains.
Anyone booking a longer journey will enjoy upgrading to a higher level of service as it affords more comfort. Book in advance as upgrades tend to be cheaper when purchased in advance to booking last minute.
Deutsche Bahn offers deals regularly to help passengers save money. Have a look at the options below to see if you can save even more on travel with DB.
|City Ticket Option||Public transport extension for those travelling more than 100 km with a Flexprice or Sparpreis ticket.
Available in 126 German cities.
|1€ to 5€ depending on the destination.|
|Ländertickets||Available only in conjunction with a Bahncard.||15 to 30%|
|Quer-durchs-Land-Ticket||For German citizens only||10%|
Children under 5 can travel on all Deutsche Bahn trains within Germany, as well as trains to Austria and Swizerland, free of charge. They do not need a ticket to travel but to guarantee a seat then a seperate seat reservation must be bought. Children under 5 are allowed to travel for free with others who are not their parents or grandparents.
Children between 6-14 can also travel for free on all Deutsche Bahn trains within Germany, as well as Austria and Switzerland, but they must be accompanied with either a parent or grandparent. The name of the child(s) must be added to the main ticket at the time of purchase.
Children aged 15 and over must pay the full price fare.
Deutsche Bahn has three major train types:
Deutsche Bahn's principal hubs are also the main train stations of Germany's larger cities:
Deutsche Bahn also offer rail services linking neighbouring countries in Europe: