Rail&Fly – your train to the airport

Rail&Fly is the fast and stress-free way to travel straight to the airport or city centre.


We take you to the airport or the heart of the city: stress-free, flexibly and in comfort. Adding Rail&Fly to your flight ticket saves you time and money. The airports in Frankfurt (FRA), Düsseldorf (DUS), Cologne/Bonn (CGN) and Leipzig (LEJ) are particularly well-connected by long-distance trains. But Deutsche Bahn services can take you conveniently to many other German airports too. Rail&Fly can only be booked through the airline or travel agent.

- from/to each of the over 5.600 DB train stations
- from/to any German airport as well as Basel and Salzburg Airport on the entire DB rail network. Below, please find a list of all connecting services to and from airports which are included free of charge in your Rail&Fly ticket.
- flexible in all DB trains (including ICE) except for Motorail und charter trains. City Night Line and Sprinter trains with extra charge.
- valid on the day before your flight departure, the day of the flight departure, the day of your return and the following day.

New: Travel with Rail&Fly from Germany to Amsterdam Airport and Zurich Airport as well as from Brussels and Liège to every German Airport. For further information please contact your airline or your travel agency.

Conveniently online – print@home
Go to www.accesrail.com/checkin and enter your name as well as your booking reference or flight ticket number to easily download and print your Rail&Fly ticket. In case of loss, you can simply download and print your ticket again. Please note that the ticket cannot be downloaded earlier than 72 hours before departure. print@home
Pickup from one of over 7.000 DB vending machines
Alternatively you can pick up your ticket from a DB vending machine located at every train station. This requires the Pickup Number which is stated in your flight booking. Therefore just follow the button reading “Rail&Fly” and enter the Pickup Number. Picking up the ticket from a vending machine is also not possible earlier than 72 hours before departure. If the ticket was already downloaded online, a printout at the vending machine will not be possible. For Rail&Fly from/to Amsterdam, Belgium and Zurich the pickup at the vending machine is not possible.

- Rail&Fly is an offer of the airlines and tour operators and can therefore only be booked by them. Thus it can also be obliged to further regulations or restrictions. Please contact the airline, the tour operator or the travel agency before issuance of the ticket.
- If more than 9 people are travelling together, please contact the airline for information about a possible routing.
- Travelling inside a transport association is only allowed with the offer Rail&Fly Inclusive.

Further information on Rail&Fly is available via your airline or your tour operator. Please note that Rail&Fly can not be purchased at Deutsche Bahn sales points.