Ticket assortment

EinzelTickets

The ticket for single journeys from A to B

Available for short distances (K) as well as in the price categories 1 to 7 for longer trips. Separate ticket offered for adults and children.

Available from VRS transport companies (customer centres, buses, trains, ticket vending machines) and many private sales outlets (kiosks).

4erTicket

The ticket for four single journeys

Available for short distances (K) as well as in the price categories 1 to 7 for longer trips. One field must be stamped per person and per trip. Separate ticket offered for adults and children.

Available from VRS transport companies (customer centres, buses, trains, ticket vending machines) and many private sales outlets (kiosks).

24StundenTickets

Free travel - 24 hours a day

Travel 24 hours in the selected price category. Available in the price categories 1 to 7. Separate ticket offered for individuals and groups of up to 5 people.

Available from VRS transport company (customer centres, buses, trains, ticket vending machines) and many private sales outlets (kiosks).

AnschlussTicket

The extension for timed tickets and subscriptions.

For a journey beyond a timed ticket's validity. Valid in the VRS network at an all-inclusive price. Only valid in conjunction with a VRS timed ticket or subscription (WochenTicket, MonatsTicket, Formel9Ticket, Aktiv60Ticket, SchülerTicket/SemesterTicket/DualTicket or JobTicket).

Available from VRS transport companies (customer centres, buses, trains, ticket vending machines) and many private sales outlets (kiosks).

JobTicket

Cheap travel for employees.

Travel every day round the clock throughout the VRS network.

Available for employees whose employer has concluded a JobTicket contract with a VRS transport company or for whom the employer can use a JobTicket framework contract as a member of an umbrella association (e.g. Chamber of Industry and Commerce).

The JobTicket can only be obtained through the employer. The price depends on the location of the company and the number of employees.

WochenTicket

Valid for one week with flexible start.

Valid around the clock for one week from the day of your choice. Available in the price categories 1 to 7. You need a customer card (available from VRS transport companies' customer centres) to buy a WochenTicket.

Kundenkarten und Wertmarken gibt es in allen Vertriebsstellen der VRS-Verkehrsunternehmen. Wertmarken erhalten Sie teilweise auch an den Ticketautomaten an Haltestellen.

MonatsTicket

Valid for one month with flexible start.

Valid around the clock for one month from the day of your choice. Available in the price categories 1 to 7. You need a customer card or subscription (both available from VRS transport companies' customer centres) to buy a MonatsTicket.

Kundenkarten, Wertmarken und Bestellscheine gibt es in den Kundencentern der VRS-Verkehrsunternehmen. Wertmarken erhalten Sie teilweise auch an den Ticketautomaten an Haltestellen.

MobilPassTickets

Discounted 4erTickets and MonatsTickets

Discounted 4erTickets and MonatsTickets for holders of a MobilPass or a Köln-Pass or Bonn identity card. Available in the price categories 1 to 5. Only valid in conjunction with a MobilPass, Köln-Pass or Bonn ID as well as a valid photo ID. You also need a customer card (available from VRS transport companies' customer centres) to buy a MonatsTicket MobilPass.

Als 4er- und MonatsTickets sind die MobilPass-Tickets bei den VRS-Verkehrsunternehmen (Kundencenter, Ticketautomaten an Haltestellen sowie beim Busfahrer) erhältlich.

Formel9Ticket

The cheap MonatsTicket from 9.00 a.m.

Valid for one month from the day of your choice. Mondays to Fridays from 9.00 a.m., all day on weekends and public holidays. Available in the price categories 1 to 5. You need a customer card or subscription (both available from VRS transport companies' customer centres) to buy a Formel9Ticket.

Kundenkarten, Wertmarken und Bestellscheine gibt es in den Kundencentern der VRS-Verkehrsunternehmen. Wertmarken erhalten Sie teilweise auch an den Ticketautomaten an Haltestellen.

Aktiv60Ticket

For anyone aged 60 and over.

Valid around the clock from the first day of the selected calendar month. Available in the price categories 1 to 7. Only available as a subscription for people aged 60 and over.

Aktiv60Tickets are available as a subscription with personal advice in the customer centres of the VRS transport companies.

Subscription order forms are also available here: Order forms

  • Als Abonnement erhältlich. Preiswerter und mit vielen weiteren Vorteilen: Abo bestellen

PrimaTicket

The ticket for primary school students.

For school trips between their home and primary school. Available in the price categories 1 to 5. Only available as an annual ticket (school year) for primary school pupils in years 1 to 4 (primary level).

PrimaTickets sind als Schuljahresticket mit persönlicher Beratung in den Kundencentern der VRS-Verkehrsunternehmen erhältlich.

Bestellformulare gibt es auch hier: Bestellscheine

  • Als Abonnement erhältlich. Preiswerter und mit vielen weiteren Vorteilen: Abo bestellen

SchülerTicket

Mobile for a whole school year.

Valid round the clock for a whole school year in the VRS-SchülerTicket network.

Available for pupils of many primary schools, secondary schools and full-time vocational colleges in the VRS network. The price depends on the school's location.

Only valid in conjunction with a valid student ID with photo.

Das SchülerTicket kann man nicht frei kaufen, sondern ausschließlich über die Schule bestellen. Bestellanträge liegen bei den Schulsekretariaten sowie bei den örtlichen Verkehrsunternehmen aus.

Weitere Informationen über die am Schulort gültigen Konditionen erhalten Sie bei den VRS-Verkehrsunternehmen.

AbsolventenTicket

Mobile through the summer - for school leavers.

Bridges the summer for school leavers up to 20 years of age. Valid from 29 June to 30 September 2020 inclusive in the VRS network. Only valid in conjunction with official photo ID.

Das AbsolventenTicket ist ausschließlich als HandyTicket zum Pauschalpreis von 102,30 Euro erhältlich.

Der Verkauf über den HandyTicket-Shop startet Mitte Mai 2020.

AzubiTicket

The cheap subscription for apprentices.

Valid every day round the clock throughout the VRS network. Available as a subscription for anyone who has at least 12 months of training, federal volunteer service, voluntary social work or an ecological year ahead of them. Only valid in conjunction with a current work, service or identity card with a current photo.

AzubiTickets erhalten Sie als Abonnement mit persönlicher Beratung in den Kundencentern der VRS-Verkehrsunternehmen.

Abo-Bestellformulare gibt es auch hier: Bestellscheine

  • Als Abonnement erhältlich. Preiswerter und mit vielen weiteren Vorteilen: Abo bestellen

MonatsTicket for apprentices

The cheaper MonatsTicket.

Valid around the clock for one month from the day of your choice. Available in the price categories 1 to 7.

For trainees who only need a cheap ticket for a few months or do not want to commit themselves.

A certificate is required from the school or training centre to purchase a MonatsTickets for apprentices over the age of 14.

MonatsTickets für Azubis erhalten Sie mit persönlicher Beratung in den Kundencentern der VRS-Verkehrsunternehmen.

Bestellformulare gibt es auch hier: Bestellscheine

StarterTicket

The subscription for students whose school does not offer a SchülerTicket.

Valid round the clock for 12 months from the day of your choice. Available as a subscription in the price categories 1 to 7.

Students over the age of 14 require a school certificate that is valid for at least 12 months to purchase a StarterTicket.

StarterTickets erhalten Sie als Abonnement mit persönlicher Beratung in den Kundencentern der VRS-Verkehrsunternehmen.

Abo-Bestellformulare gibt es auch hier: Bestellscheine

  • Als Abonnement erhältlich. Preiswerter und mit vielen weiteren Vorteilen: Abo bestellen

SemesterTicket

Travel by bus and train with your student identity card.

Special fare for all students at participating universities and colleges.

The student card is also valid as a SemesterTicket.

Das SemesterTicket muss von jedem Studierenden zusammen mit dem studentischen Sozialbeitrag zum jeweiligen Rückmeldetermin in der Hochschule eingezahlt werden.

Das SemesterTicket kostet zurzeit 131,00 Euro/Semester (WS 2019/20 und SS 2020) und 134,80 Euro/Semester (WS 2020/2021)

DualTicket

For students and pupils at universities and vocational schools.

Special fare for students and pupils at participating universities and vocational schools. Only valid in conjunction with official photo ID.

Das DualTicket ist nicht frei verkäuflich, sondern wird von Hochschulen und Berufsschulen über einen Rahmenvertrag für alle Studierende und Schüler der jeweiligen Einrichtung bestellt.

Das DualTicket kostet zurzeit 268,20 Euro/Semester (WS 2019/2020 und SS 2020) und 274,80 Euro/Semester (WS 2020/21).