German Rail Pass

The German Rail Pass gives you unlimited train travel on Germany's extensive train network.

  • Experience the comfort and speed of Germany's finest trains

  • Travel to over 5,000 locations, including Berlin and Munich

  • You can also visit a number of cities in Italy, Belgium, Austria, Czech Republic and Poland.

German Rail Pass prices

Maximum amount of Passes

You can only add up to 15 passes per order due to the high value of the passes that we’ll mail to you.

  • Divide passes into 2 or more separate orders

Maximum amount of Passes

A maximum of 5 adult travelers can use a single Saver Pass. If your adult group is larger than 5 people, simply order multiple Saver Passes.

  • Divide passes into 2 or more separate orders

Maximum amount of Passes

You can only add up to 2 children passes per each adult pass in order.

Minimum amount of Passes

Each Pass requires at least one traveler.

1
Youth(s)
Valid for

Valid for

German Rail Passes are available in a range of travel day combinations. A travel day lasts 24 hours (midnight to midnight). On each travel day, go by train as much as you like.

 

Choose how many travel days you want and decide on the go when you use each one over a 1-month period.

1st class

1st class travel

Travel in 1st class and expect wider seats with more leg and elbow room. These coaches are less crowded than 2nd class, meaning extra luggage space and a more peaceful experience. Some trains offer extra facilities, such as a complimentary drink and snack.

A 1st class pass allows you to also travel in 2nd class coaches.

(Price per person)
Total price for 1 Youth
3 days within 1 month
USD$ 249
USD$ 249
4 days within 1 month
USD$ 267
USD$ 267
5 days within 1 month
USD$ 286
USD$ 286
7 days within 1 month
USD$ 356
USD$ 356
10 days within 1 month
USD$ 456
USD$ 456
15 days within 1 month
New!
USD$ 642
USD$ 642
3 days continuous
New!
USD$ 241
USD$ 241
4 days continuous
New!
USD$ 259
USD$ 259
5 days continuous
USD$ 279
USD$ 279
7 days continuous
New!
USD$ 340
USD$ 340
10 days continuous
USD$ 403
USD$ 403
15 days continuous
USD$ 566
USD$ 566

Prices include tax. Free shipping options available for many countries. Delivery costs (if any) are added during check-out.

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Youth conditions - German Rail Pass

  • Only non-European residents can travel with a German Rail Pass. Read more

  • A German Rail Pass is valid for travel with participating train companies. Read more

  • You need to activate your pass at a train station in Germany within 11 months of the issue date. Read more

  • To travel with a Youth Pass, you must be aged from 12 up to and including 27 on the start date of the pass.

  • A 1st class Youth Pass is valid in both 1st and 2nd class.

Maximum amount of Passes

You can only add up to 15 passes per order due to the high value of the passes that we’ll mail to you.

  • Divide passes into 2 or more separate orders

Maximum amount of Passes

A maximum of 5 adult travelers can use a single Saver Pass. If your adult group is larger than 5 people, simply order multiple Saver Passes.

  • Divide passes into 2 or more separate orders

Maximum amount of Passes

You can only add up to 2 children passes per each adult pass in order.

Minimum amount of Passes

Each Pass requires at least one traveler.

1
Adult(s)
Valid for

Valid for

German Rail Passes are available in a range of travel day combinations. A travel day lasts 24 hours (midnight to midnight). On each travel day, go by train as much as you like.

 

Choose how many travel days you want and decide on the go when you use each one over a 1-month period.

1st class

1st class travel

Travel in 1st class and expect wider seats with more leg and elbow room. These coaches are less crowded than 2nd class, meaning extra luggage space and a more peaceful experience. Some trains offer extra facilities, such as a complimentary drink and snack.

A 1st class pass allows you to also travel in 2nd class coaches.

(Price per person)
Total price for 1 Adult
3 days within 1 month
USD$ 311
USD$ 311
4 days within 1 month
USD$ 333
USD$ 333
5 days within 1 month
USD$ 357
USD$ 357
7 days within 1 month
USD$ 442
USD$ 442
10 days within 1 month
USD$ 567
USD$ 567
15 days within 1 month
New!
USD$ 799
USD$ 799
3 days continuous
New!
USD$ 298
USD$ 298
4 days continuous
New!
USD$ 324
USD$ 324
5 days continuous
USD$ 346
USD$ 346
7 days continuous
New!
USD$ 422
USD$ 422
10 days continuous
USD$ 504
USD$ 504
15 days continuous
USD$ 704
USD$ 704

Prices include tax. Free shipping options available for many countries. Delivery costs (if any) are added during check-out.

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Adult conditions - German Rail Pass

  • Only non-European residents can travel with a German Rail Pass. Read more

  • A German Rail Pass is valid for travel with participating train companies. Read more

  • You need to activate your pass at a train station in Germany within 11 months of the issue date. Read more

  • Save up to 50% on the second traveler with a Twin Pass (for 2 people).

  • Passes are available for 1st or 2nd class train travel.

  • A 1st class Adult Pass is valid in both 1st and 2nd class.

Maximum amount of Passes

Maximum amount of passes

You can only add up to 14 passes per order due to the high value of the passes that we'll mail to you.

  • Divide passes into 2 or more separate orders

Maximum amount of Passes

A maximum of 5 adult travelers can use a single Saver Pass. If your adult group is larger than 5 people, simply order multiple Saver Passes.

  • Divide passes into 2 or more separate orders

Maximum amount of Passes

You can only add up to 2 children passes per each adult pass in order.

Minimum amount of Passes

Twin Pass requires at least two travelers.

2
Adult(s)
Valid for

Valid for

German Rail Passes are available in a range of travel day combinations. A travel day lasts 24 hours (midnight to midnight). On each travel day, go by train as much as you like.

 

Choose how many travel days you want and decide on the go when you use each one over a 1-month period.

2nd class

2nd class travel

2nd class coaches offer a reasonable level of comfort. These coaches have less space and are usually more crowded than in 1st class.

If you want a more luxurious travel experience, choose a 1st class pass.

(Price for 2 people)
Total price for 2 Adults
3 days within 1 month
USD$ 345
USD$ 345
4 days within 1 month
USD$ 371
USD$ 371
5 days within 1 month
USD$ 396
USD$ 396
7 days within 1 month
USD$ 491
USD$ 491
10 days within 1 month
USD$ 629
USD$ 629
15 days within 1 month
New!
USD$ 874
USD$ 874
3 days continuous
New!
USD$ 333
USD$ 333
4 days continuous
New!
USD$ 362
USD$ 362
5 days continuous
USD$ 383
USD$ 383
7 days continuous
New!
USD$ 470
USD$ 470
10 days continuous
USD$ 560
USD$ 560
15 days continuous
USD$ 783
USD$ 783

Prices include tax. Free shipping options available for many countries. Delivery costs (if any) are added during check-out.

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Twin conditions - German Rail Pass

  • Only non-European residents can travel with a German Rail Pass. Read more

  • A German Rail Pass is valid for travel with participating train companies. Read more

  • You need to activate your pass at a train station in Germany within 11 months of the issue date. Read more

  • Save up to 50% on the second traveler with a Twin Pass (for 2 people).

  • Both traveler names are printed on a single discounted Twin Pass, so you need to travel together.

  • Passes are available for 1st or 2nd class train travel.

  • A 1st class Twin Pass is valid in both 1st and 2nd class.

Maximum amount of Passes

You can only add up to 15 passes per order due to the high value of the passes that we'll mail to you.

  • Divide passes into 2 or more separate orders

Maximum amount of Passes

A maximum of 5 adult travelers can use a single Saver Pass. If your adult group is larger than 5 people, simply order multiple Saver Passes.

  • Divide passes into 2 or more separate orders

Maximum amount of Passes

You can only add up to 2 children passes per each adult pass in order.

Minimum amount of Passes

Each Pass requires at least one traveler.

1
Adult(s)

Maximum amount of Passes

You can only add up to 15 passes per order due to the high value of the passes that we'll mail to you.

  • Divide passes into 2 or more separate orders

Maximum amount of Passes

You can only add up to 2 children passes per each adult pass in order.

Minimum amount of Passes

Each Pass requires at least one traveler.

1
Child(ren)
Valid for

Valid for

German Rail Passes are available in a range of travel day combinations. A travel day lasts 24 hours (midnight to midnight). On each travel day, go by train as much as you like.

 

Choose how many travel days you want and decide on the go when you use each one over a 1-month period.

1st class

1st class travel

Travel in 1st class and expect wider seats with more leg and elbow room. These coaches are less crowded than 2nd class, meaning extra luggage space and a more peaceful experience. Some trains offer extra facilities, such as a complimentary drink and snack.

A 1st class pass allows you to also travel in 2nd class coaches.

(Price per person)
Child 4-11(Price per person) Total price for 1 Adult and 1 Child
3 days within 1 month
USD$ 311
Free
USD$ 311
4 days within 1 month
USD$ 333
Free
USD$ 333
5 days within 1 month
USD$ 357
Free
USD$ 357
7 days within 1 month
USD$ 442
Free
USD$ 442
10 days within 1 month
USD$ 567
Free
USD$ 567
15 days within 1 month
New!
USD$ 799
Free
USD$ 799
3 days continuous
New!
USD$ 298
Free
USD$ 298
4 days continuous
New!
USD$ 324
Free
USD$ 324
5 days continuous
USD$ 346
Free
USD$ 346
7 days continuous
New!
USD$ 422
Free
USD$ 422
10 days continuous
USD$ 504
Free
USD$ 504
15 days continuous
USD$ 704
Free
USD$ 704

Prices include tax. Free shipping options available for many countries. Delivery costs (if any) are added during check-out.

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Family conditions - German Rail Pass

  • Only non-European residents can travel with a German Rail Pass. Read more

  • A German Rail Pass is valid for travel with participating train companies and public transport. Read more

  • You need to activate your pass at a train station in Germany within 11 months of the issue date. Read more

  • Children under 6 travel for free and do not need a pass.

  • Children aged 6 to 11 travel for free with a Family Pass. A child must be accompanied at all times by at least one person with an Adult Pass. This doesn’t have to be a family member and can be anyone over 18.

  • Up to two children can travel with one adult. For example, when two adults are traveling, they can take four children with them.

  • If more than two children are traveling with one adult, a separate Youth Pass needs to be purchased for the additional children.

  • Travelers aged 12 to 27 can travel with a Youth Pass.

  • A 1st class Family Pass is valid in both 1st and 2nd class coaches.

Ordering Info

 

Delivery

We deliver worldwide. We offer free delivery to the United States.
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Payment

Ordering your pass online is easy and secure. Pay with credit card or PayPal in U.S., Canadian, and Australian dollars.
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Loss and theft

Don’t let the loss or theft of your pass ruin your trip. Pass Loss & Theft Coverage can be included in your order for a small fee.
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Planning your trip

 

Train timetable

Find train times for trains within Germany, as well as international trains departing from and arriving in Germany. 
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Railway map of Germany

View a railway map showing the major train connections across Germany.
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Seat reservations

Read about reservations on German trains and when you need to make them.
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Where is the pass valid?

 

The German Rail Pass is valid throughout Germany on all trains operated by the national railway company, Deutsche Bahn (DB). A number of cities in Austria, Belgium, Italy, Switzerland, Poland and Czech Republic are also included. There are just a few trains that require a reservation to be made. The pass also entitles you to discounts on some bus and boat travel.

Who can use the pass?

 

German Rail Passes may only be used by non-European residents. Residents of Europe, including Turkey and Russia, can not use a German Rail Pass, but can instead buy the Interrail pass. You must activate your pass at a train station before taking your first train.

Frequently asked questions

 
  • What is a travel day? 

    You can buy a pass with either 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 or 10 travel days. A travel day lasts for 24 hours, from 12 midnight on one day to 12 midnight of the following day. On each travel day you can take as many trains as you want. The travel days can be used within a 1 month period.

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  • What is the difference between 1st and 2nd class? 

    The German Rail Pass is available for 1st or 2nd class travel. 1st class offers more space than 2nd class, both in terms of legroom and storage space for your luggage. The seats are more comfortable and compartments are usually less crowded than in 2nd class.

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  • Do I need to make reservations for some trains? 

    Most domestic German trains do not require a reservation. However certain trains do including the City Night Line night train. Reservation is recommended for the ICE and ICE sprinters high-speed train during busy times.

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