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.

Prices

Price levels (Status 2021) EinzelTicket Adults EinzelTicket Children (6-14 Years) 1st Class Surcharge single trip
Kurzstrecke
2,00 €
1,80 €
1,00 €
0,90 €
1a
2,50 €
2,25 €
1,30 €
1,17 €
1,30 €
1,23 €
1b
3,00 €
2,70 €
1,60 €
1,44 €
1,50 €
1,42 €
2a
3,00 €
2,70 €
1,60 €
1,44 €
1,50 €
1,42 €
2b
4,00 €
3,60 €
2,00 €
1,80 €
2,00 €
1,90 €
3
5,30 €
4,77 €
2,60 €
2,34 €
2,70 €
2,56 €
4
8,20 €
7,38 €
3,80 €
3,42 €
4,10 €
3,89 €
5
11,90 €
10,71 €
5,20 €
4,68 €
6,00 €
5,70 €
6
14,80 €
13,32 €
7,10 €
6,39 €
7,40 €
7,03 €
7
18,10 €
16,29 €
8,60 €
7,74 €
9,10 €
8,64 €

 

 

 

Ticket purchase

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

  • 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

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

Scope

Applies to a journey within the selected fare stage.
Detours, round trips or returns are not possible. However, you can interrupt the journey and change to other lines.

Entrainment

  • 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

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)!