DB Bahn takes the hassle out of group travel!
DB Bahn offers several discounts for group travel throughout Germany and even internationally. Whether you are travelling with friends, schools or colleagues, DB Bahn wants to help you save money on your journey.
DB Bahn' s Group Offers
Save up to 70% on rail travel
Six adults or more travelling together can save up to 70% on rail travel in Germany and beyond!
Group contingents can be booked up to 12 months in advance.
The group discounts are subject to availability.
Deutsche Bahn offers five convenient discount categories:
|Gruppe&Spar 30||30% discount|
|Gruppe&Spar 40||40% discount|
|Gruppe&Spar 50||50% discount|
|Gruppe&Spar 60||60% discount
|Gruppe&Spar 70||70% discount|
With the fare and availability indicator for groups, you can conveniently check from your home which Gruppe&Spar offers are available for the group travel you wish and also what the journey will cost. You can request the information both for national as well as for international group journeys by rail.
You are welcome to send your availability-checked group journey to our DB customer support agents via the online enquiry form. They will contact you within 24 hours.
- Just six adults travelling together are already considered a group
- Group tickets are fully flexible on all local and regional trains
- Group bookings for travel within Germany can be made up to 12 months in advance
- Bookings can be held on payment of a 20% deposit (min. EUR 50.00)
- Changes to or refunds of tickets are possible for a fee up to 7 days before departure
- Gruppe&Spar offers are also available for journeys from Germany to countries such as Austria, Switzerland, Poland, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Ukraine and many more
- Group fares are subject to availability – customers booking earlier receive the highest discount!
DB 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. An experienced member of our team is ready to help plan your group’s next adventure, as every year more than 5,600 school groups of over 160,000 participants travel with DB Bahn to a variety of destinations. Please check our most recent brochures for prices and contact information.
In addition, DB Bahn’s new Kultur-Ticket-Spezial is ready to help your group experience cultural gems in Germany, be this a special concert, exhibition, museum or performance. Please consult our online brochure for more detailed information.
The Deutsche Bahn UK Booking Centre can also arrange accommodation for school classes or youth groups. Destinations include Berlin, Hamburg and Munich in Germany, though also Amsterdam, Budapest, Prague and many more 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.
Pre-planning is essential for group travel and we recommend booking well in advance through the Deutsche Bahn UK Booking Centre.
You can now travel even more environmentally-friendly by making use of our “Environment Plus” offer. For a supplement of only one euro per person and direction travelled, you can travel on long-distance services within German powered by electricity from 100% renewable sources. If you want your journey to be CO2-free, book your budget or standard price tickets selecting the option “Environment Plus” at the end of the booking process.