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.

Spring SALE: Get up to 20% off selected German Rail Passes!

  • Buy now for travel between February 1 and May 31, 2017 and see more of Germany, for less!

German Rail Pass prices

These prices apply to a trip that you complete anytime.

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$ 247
USD$ 247
4 days within 1 month
USD$ 265
USD$ 265
5 days within 1 month
USD$ 284
USD$ 284
7 days within 1 month
USD$ 353
USD$ 353
10 days within 1 month
USD$ 452
USD$ 452
15 days within 1 month
NEW!
USD$ 637
USD$ 637
3 days continuous
NEW!
USD$ 239
USD$ 239
4 days continuous
NEW!
USD$ 257
USD$ 257
5 days continuous
USD$ 277
USD$ 277
7 days continuous
NEW!
USD$ 337
USD$ 337
10 days continuous
USD$ 399
USD$ 399
15 days continuous
USD$ 561
USD$ 561

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$ 308
USD$ 308
4 days within 1 month
USD$ 330
USD$ 330
5 days within 1 month
USD$ 354
USD$ 354
7 days within 1 month
USD$ 438
USD$ 438
10 days within 1 month
USD$ 562
USD$ 562
15 days within 1 month
NEW!
USD$ 793
USD$ 793
3 days continuous
NEW!
USD$ 295
USD$ 295
4 days continuous
NEW!
USD$ 321
USD$ 321
5 days continuous
USD$ 343
USD$ 343
7 days continuous
NEW!
USD$ 418
USD$ 418
10 days continuous
USD$ 500
USD$ 500
15 days continuous
USD$ 698
USD$ 698

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.

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 for 2 people)
Total price for 2 Adults
3 days within 1 month
USD$ 461
USD$ 461
4 days within 1 month
USD$ 495
USD$ 495
5 days within 1 month
USD$ 528
USD$ 528
7 days within 1 month
USD$ 656
USD$ 656
10 days within 1 month
USD$ 842
USD$ 842
15 days within 1 month
NEW!
USD$ 1188
USD$ 1188
3 days continuous
NEW!
USD$ 443
USD$ 443
4 days continuous
NEW!
USD$ 481
USD$ 481
5 days continuous
USD$ 512
USD$ 512
7 days continuous
NEW!
USD$ 628
USD$ 628
10 days continuous
USD$ 749
USD$ 749
15 days continuous
USD$ 1046
USD$ 1046

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$ 308
Free
USD$ 308
4 days within 1 month
USD$ 330
Free
USD$ 330
5 days within 1 month
USD$ 354
Free
USD$ 354
7 days within 1 month
USD$ 438
Free
USD$ 438
10 days within 1 month
USD$ 562
Free
USD$ 562
15 days within 1 month
NEW!
USD$ 793
Free
USD$ 793
3 days continuous
NEW!
USD$ 295
Free
USD$ 295
4 days continuous
NEW!
USD$ 321
Free
USD$ 321
5 days continuous
USD$ 343
Free
USD$ 343
7 days continuous
NEW!
USD$ 418
Free
USD$ 418
10 days continuous
USD$ 500
Free
USD$ 500
15 days continuous
USD$ 698
Free
USD$ 698

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.

These German Rail Passes are for travel between February 1 and May 31, 2017 (inclusive) only, and are non-refundable, non-exchangeable. If you wish to travel outside this period, you can order a standard Pass.

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

Youth(Price per person) Total price for 1 Youth
5 days within 1 month
Save 10%
284 USD$ 256
USD$ 256
7 days within 1 month
Save 20%
353 USD$ 282
USD$ 282
10 days within 1 month
Save 20%
452 USD$ 362
USD$ 362
15 days within 1 month
NEW: Save 20%
637 USD$ 509
USD$ 509
5 days continuous
Save 10%
277 USD$ 249
USD$ 249
7 days continuous
NEW: Save 20%
337 USD$ 270
USD$ 270
10 days continuous
Save 20%
399 USD$ 320
USD$ 320
15 days continuous
Save 20%
561 USD$ 449
USD$ 449

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 German Rail Pass at a train station in Germany. 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.

  • German Rail Pass Spring Sale period: Buy from February 1 until March 31, 2017 at 11am CT

  • German Rail Passes purchased in the German Rail Pass Spring Sale can only be used for travel between February 1 and May 31, 2017 (inclusive).

  • These Discounted Promotional German Rail Passes are non-refundable and non-exchangeable.

  • All standard German Rail Passes are refundable and exchangeable if they are returned unused. Read our Return Policy.

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

Adult(Price per person) Total price for 1 Adult
5 days within 1 month
Save 10%
354 USD$ 319
USD$ 319
7 days within 1 month
Save 20%
438 USD$ 350
USD$ 350
10 days within 1 month
Save 20%
562 USD$ 450
USD$ 450
15 days within 1 month
NEW: Save 20%
793 USD$ 635
USD$ 635
5 days continuous
Save 10%
343 USD$ 309
USD$ 309
7 days continuous
NEW: Save 20%
418 USD$ 335
USD$ 335
10 days continuous
Save 20%
500 USD$ 401
USD$ 401
15 days continuous
Save 20%
698 USD$ 559
USD$ 559

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 German Rail Pass at a train station in Germany. Read more

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

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

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

  • German Rail Pass Spring Sale period: Buy from February 1 until March 31, 2017 at 11am CT

  • German Rail Passes purchased in the German Rail Pass Spring Sale can only be used for travel between February 1 and May 31, 2017 (inclusive).

  • These Discounted Promotional German Rail Passes are non-refundable and non-exchangeable.

  • All standard German Rail Passes are refundable and exchangeable if they are returned unused. Read our Return Policy.

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

Adult(Price per person) Total price for 2 Adults
5 days within 1 month
Save 10%
528 USD$ 476
USD$ 476
7 days within 1 month
Save 20%
656 USD$ 525
USD$ 525
10 days within 1 month
Save 20%
842 USD$ 673
USD$ 673
15 days within 1 month
NEW: Save 20%
1188 USD$ 951
USD$ 951
5 days continuous
Save 10%
512 USD$ 460
USD$ 460
7 days continuous
NEW: Save 20%
628 USD$ 502
USD$ 502
10 days continuous
Save 20%
749 USD$ 600
USD$ 600
15 days continuous
Save 20%
1046 USD$ 837
USD$ 837

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 German Rail Pass at a train station in Germany. 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.

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

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

  • German Rail Pass Spring Sale period: Buy from February 1 until March 31, 2017 at 11am CT

  • German Rail Passes purchased in the German Rail Pass Spring Sale can only be used for travel between February 1 and May 31, 2017 (inclusive).

  • These Discounted Promotional German Rail Passes are non-refundable and non-exchangeable.

  • All standard German Rail Passes are refundable and exchangeable if they are returned unused. Read our Return Policy.

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

Adult(Price per person) Child 4-11(Price per person) Total price for 1 Adult and 1 Child
5 days within 1 month
Save 10%
354 USD$ 319
Free
USD$ 319
7 days within 1 month
Save 20%
438 USD$ 350
Free
USD$ 350
10 days within 1 month
Save 20%
562 USD$ 450
Free
USD$ 450
15 days within 1 month
NEW: Save 20%
793 USD$ 635
Free
USD$ 635
5 days continuous
Save 10%
343 USD$ 309
Free
USD$ 309
7 days continuous
NEW: Save 20%
418 USD$ 335
Free
USD$ 335
10 days continuous
Save 20%
500 USD$ 401
Free
USD$ 401
15 days continuous
Save 20%
698 USD$ 559
Free
USD$ 559

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 promo

  • 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 don't need a German Rail Pass. You may be asked to sit a child on your lap during busy times.

  • 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 2 children can travel with 1 adult. For example, when 2 adults are traveling, they can take 4 children with them.

  • If more than 2 children are traveling with 1 adult, a separate Youth Pass needs to be purchased for the additional children.

  • Travelers aged 12 to 25 can travel with a Youth Pass.

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

  • German Rail Pass Spring Sale period: Buy from February 1 until March 31, 2017 at 11am CT

  • German Rail Passes purchased in the German Rail Pass Spring Sale can only be used for travel between February 1 and May 31, 2017 (inclusive).

  • These Discounted Promotional German Rail Passes are non-refundable and non-exchangeable.

  • All standard German Rail Passes are refundable and exchangeable if they are returned unused. Read our Return Policy.

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 high-speed train during busy times.

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