Prices

Every ticket is available in different price categories. The price category determines the area in which the ticket holder is allowed to travel.

Please find below an overview of the prices of the tickets in the different price categories and an explanation on the areas in which the ticket holder is allowed to travel in the respective price category.

Prices in the area of the Verkehrsverbund Rhein-Sieg (VRS/Rhine-Sieg Transport Authority)

  • Kurzstrecke (short trip)
    • valid from starting point + up to four stations
    • applies regardless of town and municipal boundaries
    • not valid for journeys on S-Bahn, RegionalBahn or RegionalExpress trains
    • not valid for journeys on certain express bus routes or partial routes


  • Price category 1a (CityTicket)
    • for journeys within one town/municipality (except for Cologne and Bonn)
    • valid, for example, within: Frechen, Leverkusen, Siegburg, Euskirchen...


  • Price category 1b (CityTicket)
    • for journeys within Cologne or Bonn


  • Price category 2a (CityPlusTicket)
    • for journeys between neighbouring towns/municipalities (except for Cologne and Bonn)
    • valid, for example, for journeys from: Erftstadt to Kerpen, Rösrath to Lohmar...


  • Price category 2b (CityPlusTicket)
    • starting from Cologne or Bonn
    • valid for journeys from a neighbouring town/municipality to Cologne or for journeys from a neighbouring town/municipality to Bonn and vice-versa
    • valid, for example, for journeys from: Cologne to Berg. Gladbach, Bonn to Bornheim...


  • Price category 3 (RegioTicket)
    • for journeys through several towns and municipalities
    • valid, for example, for journeys from: Cologne to Erftstadt, Cologne to Kerpen...


  • Price category 4 (RegioTicket)
    • for journeys through a large number of towns and municipalities
    • valid, for example, for journeys from: Cologne to Bonn, Cologne to Euskirchen...


  • Price category 5 (RegioTicket)
    • for journeys in the wider VRS (Rhine-Sieg Transport Authority) network
    • valid, for example, for journeys from: Cologne to Neuwied, Hennef to Kerpen...
    • valid in the VRR (Rhine-Ruhr Transport Network) areas of the “greater VRS/VRR travel area", for example, from: Cologne to Düsseldorf, Cologne to Mönchengladbach


  • Price category 6 and price category 7
    • for journeys between the VRS (Rhine-Sieg Transport Authority) and the AVV (Aachen Transport Authority)


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