Mobile through the summer - for school leavers.

The summer bridging pass for school leavers up to the age of 20. Valid from 1 July up to and including 30 September 2021 on the VRS network.

Only valid in conjunction with an official photo ID.


Price levels AbsolventenTicket Period of validity 1.07. - 30.09.2021
Network-wide valid
105,30 €


No matter where your journey takes you: the AbsolventenTicket costs a flat rate of 105.30 euros for the period 1.07. - 30.09.2021 and is valid throughout the entire VRS network.


Ticket purchase

  • The AbsolventenTicket is available exclusively as a HandyTicket at a flat rate of 105.30 euros.

    Sales via the HandyTicket shop will start around mid-May 2021.

  • Available as HandyTicket with a price advantage of at least 5%. More information under: HandyTicket
  • 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

Validity duration and scope

Valid from 1 July up to and including 30 September 2021 on the VRS network.


  • 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 on the following means of transport throughout the VRS network.

  • 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!

Further informationen

Decisive for the exact services and prices of all tickets are the conditions of carriage for local transport in NRW and the tariff regulations of the VRS: click here!: click here (only in german)!

In order to register for the VRS HandyTicket-Shop, it is necessary, among other things, to provide bank details or a credit card number. For school leavers without their own bank account or credit card, there are the following options for purchasing the AbsolventenTicket:

With the consent of your legal guardian, you can use their bank account or credit card.

Important: The automatic Schufa check will report an error after the order has been sent if the name of the person placing the order does not match that of the account holder or credit card holder. Please send the error code you receive to handyticket@kvb.koeln . Your order will then be manually released.

IMPORTANT! This may take approximately 5 - 7 working days.

You register for the AbsolventenTicket on the part of the parents using the child's mobile phone number. The parents' surname, first name, date of birth, address and e-mail address are required for this. During registration, a control medium is requested. It must be presented with the AbsolventenTicket at a ticket inspection. Please state the child's ID number here (10 digits on the back of the ID card in the "IDD" line). The AbsolventenTicket can then be purchased via the app of the VRS-HandyTicket-Shop or the KVB app.

You can transfer the ticket price of 105.30 euros as prepaid credit as follows:

Intended purpose: Mobile phone number with which the ticket is used.
Account holder: LogPay Financial Services GmbH
IBAN: DE54 5004 0000 0586 7676 00

Please note that the processing of the prepaid credit can take up to 7 bank working days.