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.


Price levels (Status 2021) 4erTicket Adults 4erTicket Children (6-14 Years)
8,00 €
7,60 €
4,00 €
10,00 €
5,20 €
12,00 €
6,40 €
12,00 €
6,40 €
16,00 €
8,00 €
21,20 €
10,40 €
32,80 €
15,20 €
47,60 €
20,80 €
59,20 €
28,40 €
72,40 €
34,40 €




Ticket purchase

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

  • Not available as a mobile ticket.
  • Not available for online sale.
  • Not available as a subscription.

It's not the right ticket for you? Only a few details and you receive your personal rate recommendation. To the ticket consultant

Discounted 4erTickets

If you have a MobilPass or Köln-Pass or Bonn ID card, you can buy the 4erTicket cheaper as a "4erTicket MobilPass".

More info: MobilPassTickets

Validity duration

4erTickets have a limited period of validity. Once the ticket has been validated,

  • it is valid for short distances (20 minutes),
  • in price category 1 (90 minutes),
  • in price category 2 (120 minutes),
  • in price categories 3 and 4 (180 minutes),
  • in price categories 5, 6 and 7 (360 minutes).

The journey must be completed once these times have elapsed. (Exception: (timetable or operational reasons, e.g. longer transfer times, delays, etc.).

Note: 4erTickets from the ticket vending machines have already been validated and are intended for immediate use!


Applies to four individual journeys within the selected price level.
Detours, round trips or returns are not possible. However, you can interrupt the journey and change to other lines.


  • Children under 6 years can be taken along free of charge.

  • Dogs can be taken along in the VRS network free of charge as long as they are under the supervision of a suitable person. Dogs that are a danger to passengers must wear a muzzle. In general, animals must not be accommodated on the seats.

Usable means of transport

Valid within the selected price category on the following means of transport:

  • Bus, tram, city and underground routes
  • RegionalBahn- und RegionalExpress routes
    cannot be used with tickets in the "short hop" price category!
  • Express bus routes
    cannot be used with tickets in "short hop" price category! Express bus supplement required!
  • Note on bike transportation:

    If your VRS ticket does not include bike transportation, you will need a separate bike ticket to take a bike with you, no matter how far you wish to travel within the VRS network (adult EinzelTicket in price category 1b / 2a).

    More info: FahrradTicket

Further informationen

For the exact services and prices of all tickets, please refer to the Conditions of Carriage for NRW Local Transport and the VRS Fare Regulations: click here!