Travel in Germany at high speed from as little as 29 euros

Girl in ICE high speed train

Are you looking for an affordable way to discover Germany at high speed? DB Bahn offers an ongoing discount for high-speed trips within Germany starting from only 29 euros, no matter the travel distance.

Travelers that already know which train they want to take and are able to stick to that chosen train can benefit from the saver fare for rail trips within Germany. Upgrading to 1st class is now more affordable than ever: passengers can enjoy 1st class from just 39 euros. Treat yourself with the luxury of 1st class - you will not regret it!

We also offer a saver fare for families traveling through Germany! The whole family travels from as little as 49 euros, children under 15 are free. Upgrade to 1st class from only 79 euros .

Tickets are subject to availability so book early and get the best deals online with this offer: the "Sparpreis" (saver fare for Germany)!

Business travelers at train station

Book online and save money

Purchasing online with us allows you to save time and money. Please note: A credit card, Paypal account or European EC card is required for online bookings.

Original ticket title: Sparpreis
Price: 2nd class from 29 euros (single)
1st class from 39 euros (single)

only 19/25 euros (2nd class) or 29 euros (1st class) for trips up to 250 km.
Ticket: Point to point
Sales period: Until further notice.
Travel period: Until further notice.
Booking period: The "Sparpreis" (saver fare for Germany) is for sale 91 days before intended travel date up until 1 day beforehand.
Validity period between outward and return journey: One month.
Itinerary: ICE, ICE Sprinter, TGV, Railjet, Intercity (IC), Eurocity (EC), D Trains (D-Zug), CNL, EN 420/421 and EN 490/491 in combination with a reservation for the night trains.

Regional connecting trains may be used before or after the long distance journey.
City Night Line, D trains, and EN may be used with a supplement.
Products: InterCityExpress (ICE), InterCityExpress Sprinter (ICE Sprinter), TGV, railjet (RJ), InterCity (IC), Euro City (EC), D-train (D) all City Night Line trains and Euro Night trains 420/421 and 490/491 (plus the reservation for the desiered comfort category).

City Night Line, D trains, and EN may be used with a supplement.

Regional connecting trains may be used before or after the long distance journey.
Restrictions: When buying the ticket you will have to indicate your name and date. The ticket is not transferable and the train indicated on your ticket is the train you have to travel on.
Wagon classes: Available for travel in 1st and 2nd class.
Route deviation: Not possible.
BahnCard BahnCard 25 holders receive a 25% discount.
Accompanying persons: After the 1st person, passengers 2 - 5 pay 9 euros each as an accompanying passenger.
Accompanying children: Children up to and including 5 years of age travel for free(nothing has to be written on the ticket). Children between the ages 6-15 travel for free but must be mentioned on the parent or grandparents ticket.
Refunds/Exchange: Tickets can be reimbursed or exchanged up to one day before the start of the journey for a fee of 17.50 euros. On the day of travel, any change to travel plans incur the fee of 17.50 euros plus the difference between the new and original fare. No refund or exchange allowed after the 1st day of validity.
Notes: The tickets are subject to availability. The use of night trains requires a special supplement.

Recommended for

  • Individual travelers
  • Families
  • Grandparents accompanied by their grandchildren
  • People on a budget
  • City hoppers

How to buy your ticket

More information about buying online can be found here. We have DB Bahn representatives worldwide, find a sales office close to you!

Alternative ticket options

You prefer to travel flexibly throughout Germany without any detailed pre-planning of all connections? Get a German Rail Pass! Valid on 3 to 15 days within a month!