So, unless you have been living under a rock (and perhaps that’s best), you may have noticed expenses are rising left, right and centre! And income rising??  Well, not so much!  In an attempt to reduce the burden of increasing living expenses, the government introduced the €9 ticket, which has subsequently been replaced by the 49 Euro Deutschland Ticket.

What is the 49 Euro Deutschland Ticket?

In short, the 49 Euro Deutschland Ticket is a rail pass offered by Deutsche Bahn, Germany’s national railway company. Designed to promote domestic travel and tourism, this ticket allows you to use local and regional public transport anywhere in Germany. Priced at a flat rate of 49 euros, regardless of the distance travelled or the number of destinations visited, it represents an exceptional value for both locals and tourists alike.

How Does it Work?

The simplicity of the 49 Euro Deutschland Ticket is part of its allure. Holders of this ticket can embark on a day-long adventure across Germany, hopping on and off trains as they please.  With one restriction, it is not valid on long-distance traffic, e.g. ICE, IC, EC. Whether you wish to explore the bustling streets of Berlin, wander through the fairytale landscapes of the Black Forest, or immerse yourself in the cultural richness of Bavaria, the choice is yours.

Advantages of the 49 Euro Deutschland Ticket

Affordability: At just 49 euros for unlimited travel, this ticket is a budget-conscious traveller’s dream. It allows you to experience the best of Germany without the hefty price tag typically associated with transportation.

Flexibility: With no restrictions on the number of local and regional trains or destinations, the 49 Euro Deutschland Ticket offers unparalleled flexibility. Whether you’re a meticulous planner or prefer to go with the flow, you can tailor your itinerary to suit your preferences on the day of travel.

Convenience: Say goodbye to the hassle of purchasing individual tickets for each leg of your journey. With the 49 Euro Deutschland Ticket, you can simply show up at the station, board any regional or intercity train, and set off on your adventure hassle-free.

Environmental Sustainability: Opting for public transport over other modes of transportation is not only convenient but also environmentally friendly. By choosing the 49 Euro Deutschland Ticket, you’re reducing your carbon footprint and contributing to sustainable tourism practices.

Where to buy the Ticket

The ticket will be available via a number of channels, namely:

Things to remember when using €49 Travel Ticket

  • Subscriptions (automatic renewal) can be cancelled monthly on the 10th of each month.
  • Unfortunately, it is not valid for long-distance traffic, e.g. ICE, IC, EC)
  • It is personalised and non-transferable
  • No additional persons can be taken along