The standard Bayern-Ticket is 25 euros and you can add up to four friends for 6 euros each. (Courtesy Photo)


GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The Bayern-Ticket is a regional day ticket and a cheap way to travel, using all local and regional trains, transport association services like subway or streetcar, and almost all bus routes in Bavaria.


Depending on what time of the day you plan to go on your trip, you can choose between the Bayern-Ticket and the Bayern-Ticket-Night. The tickets are available for a ride in 1st or 2nd class.


The standard prices are:

  • 1st class Bayern-Ticket = 37,50 euros
  • 2nd class Bayern-Ticket = 25 euros
  • 1st class Bayern-Ticket-Night = 34,50 euros
  • 2nd class Bayern-Ticket-Night = 23 euros


But here’s a special tip: You can take up to four friends with you for a small surcharge. Surcharges for each person are:

  • 1st class Bayern-Ticket = 18,50 euros
  • 2cd class Bayern-Ticket = 6 euros
  • 1st class Bayern-Ticket-Night = 14,50 euros
  • 2cd class Bayern-Ticket-Night = 3 euros


The following table shows you exactly what that means.



The indicated prices are valid for purchase at a Deutsche Bahn Inc. vending machine and on the internet. Travelers can also buy a Bayern-Ticket for a surcharge of 2 euros at the customer service desk you will find at train stations.


Children up to five years are always allowed to travel for free, regardless of whether they are your own children or not. If you travel with a maximum number of two adults on the Bayern-Ticket, you can also take as many of your own children or grandchildren age 6 to 15 free of charge.


Bayern-Tickets are valid from 9 a.m. to 3 a.m. on the following day. On weekends and Bavarian holidays, they are valid from 12 a.m. to 3 a.m. on the following day.


Bayern-Tickets-Night are valid from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. on the following day. On weekends and Bavarian holidays, they are valid from 6 p.m. to 7 a.m. on the following day.


The Bayern-Ticket is only valid if the last and first names of all traveling persons are entered on the ticket. Persons listed on the ticket can get on the train at different stations, but must immediately check in and make sure their name is entered on the ticket. Resale or the giving away of a used ticket is not permitted.


For more information on the Bayern-Ticket, visit the Deutsche Bahn Inc. homepage and click on Bavaria.

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