Free train tickets for children under 14 in Germany: how to get them

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Free train tickets for children under 14 in Germany: how to get them

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The German railway operator Deutsche Bahn allows children to use the railway for free or with a 50% discount. The price of a child's ticket depends on the age of the child and the type of escort.


We remind you that adults can issue a single ticket for all types of public transport in Germany for 49 euros. Read more about it here.


What are the conditions of travel on German rail transport for children under the age of 14?


Children under the age of six can travel on Deutsche Bahn for free, there is no need to buy a separate ticket for the child, but when buying a ticket for an adult, you must indicate that you are traveling with a child.


Children up to and including 14 years old can use the railway for free, provided that the child is accompanied by a person no younger than 15 years old. Up to 4 children can travel with one companion - all of them must be specified when buying a ticket.


Attention! If a child under the age of 14 travels independently, he must pay 50% of the ticket price.


Persons aged 15 and over must purchase a full-price train ticket. At the same time, children aged 6 to 18 can purchase a special BahnCard25 travel card. It costs 9.5 euros and gives a 25% discount on all long-distance transportation in economy class. The card must be purchased once and will be valid until the owner turns 19 years old.


Deutsche Bahn also has special fares for young people under the age of 27. Such tickets can be purchased in a separate section on the website.


Previously, we wrote about changes in travel conditions for Ukrainians in Austria. You can get acquainted with the new rules and prices by following the link.