Second class: from 19 euros per person
First class: from 29 euros per person
Regional and local transport
|Booking period||Bookings/enquiries for groups can be made max. 12 months before the date of travel. Within the booking period you can make bookings; outside the booking period you receive a guaranteed price quotation. Group saver fares cannot be purchased aboard trains.|
ICE, ICE Sprinter, TGV, RJ, IC, EC, D, CNL, EN and IC Bus.
Regional and local transport
|Group size||Tickets are available for groups consisting of 6 to 99 paying passengers (adults and children aged 6 and over).|
||Tickets for children aged 6 to 14 cost 50% of the full price. Children under the age of 6 travel free of charge. Groups of children must be accompanied by at least one adult.
||Groups require seat reservations when travelling together on long-distance trains. These reservations are free of charge for groups. Reservations can be made max. 3 months before the date of travel. Children aged 0 to 5 years travel free of charge and do not require seat reservations. However, if you wish to reserve a seat for a child aged 0 to 5, you can do so for a fee of 4.50 euros.
Seat reservations cannot be made for regional and local services. Groups of 21 and more people, school groups, cycling groups and groups of mobility-impaired travellers should register their journeys at a sales point at least 7 days before the date of travel.
|Advance sales period
||Up to 1 hour before departure, subject to ticket and reservation availability.|
|Provisional booking||For long-distance travel, you can make a provisional booking free of charge. This option is available between 12 and 3 months before the date of travel and it is valid for 10 days (provided the timetable is in the system on the date of travel).
||Deposits for travel within Germany amount to 10% of the ticket price or min. 50 euros per direction of travel. Deposits for international connections amount to 20% of the ticket price. The remainder must be paid at least 7 days before travel.|
||17.50 euros (up to 7 days before travel)|
||36 euros (up to 7 days before travel)|
|Partial cancellation||6 euros per person, max. 36 euros (up to 7 days before travel)
|Adding passengers||You can add further passengers for long-distance journeys provided group saver fare tickets with the same terms and conditions are available.|
|Abroad||If planning a journey to a destination outside of Germany, you can also use our Gruppe&Spar offer. Simply contact your preferred DB agency to find out more about this special offer.
|Night trains||Group saver fares can also be used on City Night Line trains (subject to a supplement; within Germany).
||Group saver tickets allow you to collect bonus points corresponding to the full price of all tickets combined. Further information is available at bahn.de/bahnbonus. No additional BahnCard discount is available.|
||Booking ahead for the on-board restaurant is another option available for your group when travelling on long-distance trains.
||Get the right kind of insurance with EUROPÄISCHE Versicherung: contractually agreed cancellation costs are reimbursed (minus excess). In the event of a serious accident or unexpected illness, the excess per person generally amounts to 20% of the reimbursable sum or min. 25 euros.|
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