Group discount Europe-Germany - Deutsche Bahn takes the hassle out of group travel!

Deutsche Bahn offers several discounts for group travel throughout Germany and even internationally. Whether you are travelling with friends, school groups or colleagues, Deutsche Bahn wants to help you save money on your journey. Wherever you go, groups of 6 people or more reap the benefits of Gruppe&Spar.

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You’ll get up to 70% discount on long-distance ticket prices compared to flexible fares. With a Gruppe&Spar-70 offer, you’ll never pay more than EUR 43.70 per person one-way, no matter how far you travel. When you purchase your ticket, just decide on which train connections you’ll travel on and on which dates.
Please note that there is a limit on the number of Gruppe&Spar tickets for long-distance travel. Pre-planning is essential for group travel and we recommend booking well in advance.

Only travelling within Germany?
Have a look at our Group saver fare ticket for Germany

Offer Discount compared to Flexpreis (flexible fare)
Gruppe&Spar on DB local services
Gruppe&Spar 50 50%
Gruppe&Spar on DB long-distance services
Gruppe&Spar 70* 70%
Gruppe&Spar 60 60%
Gruppe&Spar 50 50%
Gruppe&Spar 40 40%
Gruppe&Spar 30 30%
Tickets can be purchased until one hour prior to departure. You can purchase Gruppe&Spar tickets provided that a seat reservation can still be made for the train(s).
(Seat reservations are mandatory for group travel.)
*not offered on cross-border routes France - Germany (Germany - France)

Local and long-distance services for groups of all sizes (6-99 people) and discount rates (Gruppe&Spar 30, 40, 50, 60, 70)

Pre-booking period:
12 months, if the timetable has been issued

Pre-sale period:
Tickets can be purchased until one hour prior to departure. You can purchase Gruppe&Spar tickets provided that a seat reservation can still be made for the train(s). (Seat reservations are mandatory for group travel.)

Deposit:
Minimum 10 % or EUR 50.00 (up to 8 days prior to departure)

Exchanges:
EUR 17.50 (up to 7 days prior to departure)

Refunds:
EUR 5.00 per person, max. EUR 30.00 (up to 7 days prior to departure)

School trips

Deutsche Bahn has a special brochure for school groups, ‘International School Trips and Youth Group Trips’, offering various travel options to best suit your group’s needs. The Deutsche Bahn UK Booking Centre can also arrange accommodation for school or youth groups. Destinations include Berlin, Hamburg and Munich in Germany, as well as Amsterdam, Budapest, Prague and many other European cities. To book or request our International School Trips and Youth Group Trips brochure, please call our dedicated School & Youth Trips booking line on +44 (0) 844 477 2003 or send an booking enquiry.

Environment Plus - Travel using electricity from 100% renewable sources (green power)

You can now travel even more environmentally-friendly by making use of our “Environment Plus” offer. For a supplement of only EUR 1.00 per person and direction travelled, you can travel on long-distance services within Germany powered by electricity generated from 100% renewable sources. If you want your journey to be CO2-free, book your saver or flexible fare tickets selecting the option “Environment Plus” at the end of the booking process.