The Germany Ticket for 49 euros a month

With the Deutschlandticket (D-Ticket for short), you can travel by bus and train for just 49 euros a month - nationwide! This will make local transport more easily accessible for everyone and even considerably cheaper for many. We have compiled all the important information about the Deutschlandticket and advance sales for you on this page. You are also welcome to take a look at our FAQ.

Flat rate:

Any number of journeys on local transport for a fixed monthly price of 49 euros.

Throughout Germany:

In all means of public transport.


Available now as a subscription with monthly payment (always valid on the 1st of the month).

Deutschlandticket mobile on your smartphone.

Download RMVgo App
and secure advantages

  • No order deadline - purchase also possible for the current month
  • No contract period - Quick and easy monthly cancellation
  • Collect points and exchange them for discount coupons
  • Timetable information and Deutschlandticket together in one app
  • Automatic reminder about the monthly renewal and debiting 
  • Can be cancelled directly in the app at any time
 Directly into the app

Quick and easy from now on:

Buy the Deutschlandticket

Buy now and start travelling: The Deutschlandticket is now available either conveniently and comfortably via our RMVgo app or as an electronic ticket (eTicket) on a chip card. You can find all the information for season ticket customers in our FAQ.

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Mobile via RMVgo App

The Deutschlandticket always with you on your smartphone. No order deadline and can be cancelled directly in the app at any time. Simply register, buy your D-Ticket and collect points.

 Directly to the app
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Online in the RMV-TicketShop

Order your Deutschlandticket as an eTicket (chip card) quickly and easily online via our RMV-TicketShop at by the 20th of the month before it becomes valid.

 To the RMV-TicketShop
Eine RMV Vertriebsstelle

Purchase on site

With a completed order form, you can also order the D-Ticket locally at one of our many RMV sales points as an eTicket (chip card) up to the 10th of the month before it becomes valid.

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The Deutschlandticket at a glance

Valid from always on the 1st of a month
Sale as of now!
Price 49 euros per month (automatic billing)
Validity Unlimited until cancellation
Renewal automatic (subscription)
Cancellation Cancellable monthly
Valid throughout Germany in local and regional traffic (not in long-distance traffic, e.g. ICE, IC, EC)
Transferability Personalised and non-transferable
RMV Carry-on Scheme No additional persons can be taken along
Carriage regulations for bicycles and dogs in the RMV area, outside deviating
1st class upgrade yes, with separately available supplementary ticket
As a HandyTicket via the RMVgo app without order deadline! Also for the current month
As eTicket on chip card RMV-TicketShop: Online order by the 20th of the previous month before the start of validity
RMV sales offices: On-site order by the 10th of the previous month before the start of validity

Questions and answers

Since many details are currently still being agreed upon, we will continuously update and add to this FAQ for you.
Last Update: 01.05.2023

The Deutschlandticket is a personal season ticket valid throughout Germany and entitles the holder to unlimited use of all means of public transport. It is valid on regional trains (RE, IRE, RB, S-Bahn) in 2nd car class. It is not valid on DB long-distance trains (IC, EC, ICE, ECE) and with other providers, such as FlixTrain.

The Deutschlandticket is available as a personal subscription at a price of 49 euros per month.

The Deutschlandticket entitles you to use

  • Regional trains (RE, IRE, RB, S-Bahn) in 2nd car class throughout Germany.
  • Buses, streetcars and subway trains of the transport associations, state tariff companies or transport companies throughout Germany as well as ferry services, provided that these are part of the tariff of the transport association. The Deutschlandticket can also be used where association tariffs also apply in neighboring countries.

It is not valid on long-distance services operated by Deutsche Bahn (e.g. InterCity, ICE, EC) or other rail/ long-distance bus operators (e.g. FlixTrain/FlixBus).

The following applies in the RMV network area: A surcharge of 3.80 euros must be paid for the AirLiner from Darmstadt to Frankfurt Airport. The surcharge tickets are available from the driving staff, the RMV advance sales offices of HEAG mobilo and in the HEAG mobilo app.

Advance sales for the Deutschlandticket started on April 3, 2023. The first day of validity is May 1, 2023.

In the RMVgo app, the Deutschlandticket can be purchased without any pre-order deadlines to be met for the start on May 1. In the RMV TicketShop, orders for a validity of the Deutschlandticket on May 1 can be placed online until April 20. In the sales outlets, an order must be placed by April 10 in order to be able to use the Deutschlandticket on May 1.

You can find the fare conditions for the Deutschlandticket here.

Yes. The statutory passenger rights in rail transport continue to apply.

The Deutschlandticket is issued personally for one user and is not transferable to other persons.

The Deutschlandticket does not include free transportation of bicycles and dogs nationwide. However, bicycles and dogs can be taken along free of charge within the RMV area. Outside the RMV, the respective conditions of carriage of the transport associations, state tariff companies or transport companies apply. Children under the age of six continue to travel free of charge when accompanied. It is not possible to take persons six years and older free of charge.

Children under the age of six travel free of charge on public transport when accompanied and do not need a Deutschlandticket. Children over the age of six must purchase a ticket.

No. The Deutschlandticket is always valid for one person. Children up to the age of six travel free of charge when accompanied.

Customers of the Deutschlandticket cannot make use of the 10-minute guarantee.

With the Deutschlandticket, you can use the on-demand shuttles in the RMV at a reduced rate. The basic fare does not apply, you only have to pay a comfort surcharge and the price per kilometer. To select the discounted fare in the RMV On Demand app, proceed as follows: When booking, tap the "1 passenger - edit" field and then tap the selected passenger. In this menu, you can select the discount reasons. You can find out the exact prices from the respective project partners (see under "Where can I ride the on-demand shuttle").

Advance sales for the Deutschlandticket started on April 3, 2023. The first day of validity is May 1, 2023.

In RMVgo, the Deutschlandticket can be purchased without any deadlines to be met for the start on May 1. In the RMV TicketShop, orders for the start on May 1 can be placed until April 20. In the sales outlets, an order must be placed by April 10 in order to start with the Deutschlandticket on May 1.

The sale of the Deutschlandticket takes place

  • as a HandyTicket via the RMVgo app
  • online via the RMV-TicketShop at and
  • by ordering with an order form at RMV sales outlets. Submission of the order form by the 10th of the month in order to be able to start in the following month.

Customers with a current RMV Annual Pass subscription will be contacted by their contract partner in good time so that they can easily switch to the Deutschlandticket if necessary.

The purchase of a supplementary ticket for the transition to 1st class for the Deutschlandticket is possible according to the tariff regulations of the respective associations. In the RMV, a supplement to 1st class can only be purchased for journeys within the RMV area.

If you provided a chip card number when you ordered, you will probably receive a message starting April 21 that you can update the chip card at a ticket vending machine.
If you receive the chip card by mail, it will be delivered to you in time for May 1.

No. The Deutschlandticket is only available as a personal subscription with monthly debit.

No IC surcharge can be purchased for the Deutschlandticket on RMV. The regulations on the IC surcharge can be found in the DB conditions of carriage.

The details of regulations for students and low-income earners are being clarified. We will inform you as soon as the results are available.

Customers who wish to purchase the Deutschlandticket must always be of full legal capacity. In the RMV-TicketShop and via an order form, parents can buy a Deutschlandticket for their underage children. Unfortunately, this is not possible in RMVgo.

The Deutschlandticket can be cancelled on a monthly basis. It can be canceled by the 10th of a month to the end of the respective month. 
The cancellation or return of the Deutschlandticket takes place depending on the channel selected for the purchase of the Deutschlandticket. Either directly in the RMVgo app or at the customer's contract partner, which can be seen from the customer receipt that the customer received at the time of purchase. 

No, a Schufa check is not carried out when purchasing a Deutschlandticket. When purchasing in RMV-TicketShop and RMVgo, a credit check is carried out by the company Arvato. The data checked comes from official insolvency publications and debtor lists kept by central enforcement courts. In addition, there is information from ICD's contractual partners about non-contractual payment behavior, based on judicial and extrajudicial collection measures. Arvato also has personal data from inquiries from contractual partners and data from address service providers. 
When the Deutschlandticket is purchased at a sales outlet, the check depends on the decision of the respective company.

No. If you already have a subscription to an RMV season ticket, you will receive an offer from your RMV partner to switch to the Deutschlandticket without any complications.

Yes, if you are the owner of an Annual Pass (without a subscription) and would like to change to the Deutschlandticket, you must cancel your Annual Pass with the company from which you purchased the Annual Pass. You will not be charged a price disadvantage if you can prove that you have taken out a Deutschlandticket subscription when you cancel your Annual Pass early or if you order the Deutschlandticket directly.

Yes, the Deutschlandticket will also be available as a Jobticket at uniform conditions throughout Germany.

The common tariff regulations of the D-Ticket also provide for its issue as a Jobticket Deutschland with the following conditions:

  • Conclusion of a Jobticket contract by the employer with a participating transport association or transport company.
  • Discount of five percent on the current issue price of 49 euros.
    • (Prerequisite for the discount: The company/organization subsidizes at least 25 percent on the issue price of 49 euros per job ticket. Voluntary higher subsidies up to full cost coverage by the employer are of course possible).
  • The Jobticket Deutschland is only available as an eTicket (in the RMV as a chip card).
  • The Jobticket Deutschland is a non-transferable personal season ticket that is linked to the employment relationship.
  • Valid nationwide in 2nd class on local and regional trains (not on long-distance trains, e.g. ICE, IC, EC).
  • No free travel for persons over six years of age.
  • In the RMV area 1st class use with corresponding surcharge possible.
  • Only valid in conjunction with an official photo ID.

All existing RMV products will initially remain as usual and their validity will not change. The Deutschlandticket is a new offer that will be introduced in addition. It is possible to switch from existing products; we are currently working on the technical implementation. It is not yet possible to change to the Deutschlandticket. As soon as we have new information, you will find it here.

No. The student council's contract with the RMV remains valid. The option of purchasing an upgrade to the RMV semester tickets is to be available from winter semester 2023/24 at the latest. As soon as more information is available, you will find it here.

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