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Lubeck.Hotly debated and now decided: The 9 euro ticket is part of the federal government aid package and is funded by the federal government. With the ticket, travelers can use the local transport in summer for nine euros per month. We have summarized the most important questions and answers about the special offer.

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Who can use the ticket?

It applies to all groups of people.

Do children need their ticket?

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Children up to the age of five travel for free during the promotion period. Older children need their ticket.

Action from June to August

Since when is a 9 euro ticket valid?

The 9 euro ticket is expected to be available from June 1, 2022. Then it will be available for three months, ie until August 31, 2022. The price of nine euros is valid for one month. So if you want to use the full period, pay 27 euros.

When and where can I buy the ticket?

The 9 euro ticket is available wherever tickets are sold: as a mobile ticket for smartphones, on the bus by the driver, in the ticket machines at all train stations and in the sales offices of transport companies. To meet the high expected demand, there will be a pre-sale.

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How far can I travel by ticket?

The ticket is valid throughout Germany. There are no time limits. Theoretically, users can make local Interrail transport through Germany for three months, go on group tours or take it on holiday.

Local transport yes, long distance transport no

On which trains can I use the ticket and on which not?

The 9 euro ticket is valid for local transport trips (train and bus) in the second class. Not valid on long distance trains (ICE, IC, EC, D, Sylt Shuttle plus, Flixtrain) and not on long distance bus lines like Kielius or Flixbus.

How long does it take to get the local train from Lübeck to Berlin, Cologne or Munich? And how often should I change?

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The journey from Lübeck to Berlin takes about four to four and a half hours (one to three shifts), to Cologne about seven and a half hours (four shifts), to Munich about 13 hours (seven shifts). Travel times and transfers may vary depending on the day and time.

How much does a comparable ticket cost so far?

Travelers can currently travel throughout Germany for a day with the Quer-durchs-Land-Ticket. An individual pays 42 euros for this, in a group of five people (maximum group size for this ticket) everyone pays only 14 euros.

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What if I already have a monthly or annual ticket?

Subscribers also benefit from the discounted price – their debit amount is automatically reduced to nine euros per month, they do not need to do anything. At the same time, your subscription card will be recognized nationwide for second class travel by train (train and bus) during the campaign period.

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What applies to pupils and students? Are student cards and semester tickets offset by this?

According to, the price advantage should also be passed here. Nothing is known about concrete implementation. There are currently talks between the student general committees (AStAs) and transport companies in the north.

Take people and bicycles with you

To what extent will shipping rules change for my season ticket?

During the campaign period, the regulations for obtaining the monthly permit will be expanded and then applied throughout the Schleswig-Holstein fee validity area, regardless of the route covered by the subscription card, ie throughout Schleswig-Holstein. and Hamburg. This extension applies to all general SH fee subscription cards, Nah.SH work ticket and Nah.SH company subscription during the campaign period. This does not apply to subscriptions for students and trainees.

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Can I take my bike with me?

The price for taking the bike with you is not included. Depending on the transport association, an additional ticket must be purchased for this. In the area covered by the Schleswig-Holstein tariff, the daily ticket for bicycles costs 4.50 euros, for the entire SH network from 5.30 euros. For short distances below price level 4 by bus or Kieler Fördeschifffahrt, there is only one cheaper ticket for a single trip.

It is becoming crowded

Do travelers need to prepare for trains especially crowded during the summer?

The Nah.SH transport association expects an increase in the number of passengers throughout the day, including weekends. For this reason bicycle transport can not be guaranteed.

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