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German Rail

German Rail

Book your rail itinerary for travel within Germany on the entire Deutche Bahn rail network

Travelling with Emirates and Deutsche Bahn is easy, with great rates on rail tickets for all Emirates customers travelling to our German destinations: Munich, Düsseldorf, Hamburg and Frankfurt.

Online bookings

If you are starting your journey from any of the countries below and you are booking online at emirates.com, you can enjoy complimentary travel on Deutsche Bahn to and from the airport:

  • Germany

You must request the German Rail service at the time of booking online, when paying with credit or debit card, PayPal or real-time bank transfer (where available). It cannot be added to your booking afterwards.

Other ways to book

Contact your travel agent or local Emirates office to book your rail tickets at the same time as booking your flights, and if your flight itinerary begins in Germany your rail tickets will be complimentary. If your journey starts from any other country, special rates apply.

Ticket costs

Per adult, for return travel:
1st Class: EUR 100 (1st January to 31st December 2013)
2nd Class: EUR 53  (1st January to 31st December 2013)
Children under the age of 11 years travel for free.

Terms & Conditions

  • Tickets for travel on the rail sectors will be issued in conjunction with Emirates flight sectors on the same ticket.
  • Passengers may change the coach class on the train subject to payment of the fare difference.
  • The rail tickets are valid on the entire Deutsche Bahn rail network to or from Munich, Düsseldorf, Hamburg and Frankfurt.
  • Rail journeys are valid on all Deutsche Bahn trains (including ICE) except Thalys, Deutsche Bahn car shipment trains and special trains.
  • City Night Line and ICE Sprinter trains are subject to compulsory reservation and a supplement is charged which you can buy at any Deutsche Bahn sales outlet.
  • Rail & Fly is valid for travel within Germany, on the day of arrival in Germany and on the following day. Should you wish to start your journey one day prior to your flight departure in Germany, that is possible if it was noted when you booked. The first day of validity is governed by the date shown on your ticket.
  • Journeys within regional transport associations are not permitted. For further information please visit www.bahn.de.
  • If a return Rail & Fly journey is booked, a single Deutsche Bahn ticket is printed for the journey. Your return leg is valid for a period of 12 months. The rail ticket can be used only in connection with your Emirates flight.
  • In most cases, it will not be necessary to secure your seats once you have purchased your rail tickets. However seats may not be guaranteed during peak times, for example on Friday and Sunday evenings during weekend traffic. Once you have bought the tickets through emirates.com, your local Emirates office or travel agent, you can make seat reservations directly at www.bahn.de. Deutsche Bahn will charge a fee of EUR 4 one way to be paid by credit card.