Schoolchildren and trainees in the VVO

Schoolchildren below the age of 15

Schoolchildren below the age of 15 can use reduced single tickets and day tickets.

Young passengers require a valid customer pass when using reduced weekly, monthly and Abo monthly passes and when using the BildungsTicket (ticket for pupils) and the AzubiTicket (ticket for trainees). These tickets are non-transferable.

Schoolchildren, trainees and people performing voluntary service

Schoolchildren can use the following reduced tickets even after their 15th birthday:


A valid customer pass is required for these tickets.

NB: The SchülerFreizeitTicket has been replaced by the BildungsTicket since 1st August 2021.

Persons entitled to reductions in detail

Monthly passes at the reduced price are available for pupils until 15th birthday inclusive, and to the following:

  1. Schoolchildren and students at public, state approved or state recognised private, general education schools, vocational schools, special schools, second-chance institutions, universities, colleges, universities of applied sciences, academies, except for administration academies, administration colleges and state adult education

  2. Individuals attending private schools or other educational institutions who do not fall within 1 above, providing they are free from their compulsory vocational school training obligation due to attending these schools or other educational institutions, or providing their attendance at such schools or other private educational institutions is eligible for funding under the Federal Education and Training Assistance Act

  3. Individuals who are doing courses at an adult education centre or other further education institution in order to retrospectively gain the certificate of secondary education or general certificate of secondary education

  4. Individuals who have a vocational training contract in the sense of the Vocational Training Act or have some other contractual relationship in the sense of Art. 26 of the Vocational Training Act, and individuals who are being trained in an institution outside any company-based vocational training in the sense of Art. 43 Para. 2 Vocational Training Act, and Art. 36 Para. 2 Handicrafts Act

  5. Individuals attending a state approved vocational training course

  6. Interns and volunteers, providing the fulfilment of an internship or voluntary service is intended before, during or after a state regulated education or a course at a college under the rules applying to the education and course

  7. Civil service candidates in the simple and middle service, and interns and individuals who first need to attend an administration course in order to qualify for admission as civil service candidates in the simple and middle service, providing their fares are not being reimbursed by the administration

  8. Anyone participating in a voluntary, social or ecological year, the Federal Volunteer Service, or similar social services

Reduced passes: prices and validity

There are five price levels for reduced passes. Within the chosen tariff zone(s), the ticket is valid on any train, bus or tram and on almost any ferry and special tourist service.

Reduced weekly passes

With a reduced weekly pass you can travel for one week from the first day of use. The ticket is available from ticket machines, any service centre, and on regional buses.

  Validity Reduced Normal
7 day ticket
7 days including
validation date
1 fare zone1, 3
(outside Dresden) 
16,00 €9 21,30 €
fare zone Dresden 19,50 €9 26,00 €
2 adjacent fare zones3 28,90 €9 38,50 €
1 fare zone3
+ all bordering zones
43,40 € 9 57,80 €
VVO region 57,10 €9 76,10 €

As at: 1 April 2023

Please note that ticket prices in the VVO will be adjusted on 1 April 2024.

Note

Children up to their first day of school and severely disabled persons are transported free of charge in accordance with the provisions of the Social Code Book IX (Sozialgesetzbuch - Neuntes Buch - SGB IX). Pupils up to their 15th birthday can take advantage of the reduced fares with a customer card

1 or borderzone only according to fare regulations
3 according to ticket imprint
9 only valid with customer card

Reduced monthly passes

With a reduced monthly pass you can travel for one month from the first day of use. The ticket is available from ticket machines, any service centre, and on regional buses.

  Validity Reduced Normal

Monthly ticket
until same day
of following month
from validation

1 fare zone1, 3 (outside Dresden) 45,60 €9 60,60 €13
fare zone Dresden 56,80 €9 75,50 €13
2 fare zones3 82,60 €9 110,00 €13
1 fare zone3 + all bordering zones 123,70 €9 165,00 €13
VVO region 163,50 €9 218,00 €13

As at: 1 April 2023

Please note that ticket prices in the VVO will be adjusted on 1 April 2024.

Note

Children up to their first day of school and severely disabled persons are transported free of charge in accordance with the provisions of the Social Code Book IX (Sozialgesetzbuch - Neuntes Buch - SGB IX). Pupils up to their 15th birthday can take advantage of the reduced fares with a customer card

1 or borderzone only according to fare regulations
3 according to ticket imprint
9 only valid with customer card

Cycles, cycle trailers and dogs

When a monthly or a Monthly subscriptionis used, within the zonal and time restrictions you may also bring a cycle, cycle trailer or dog, free of charge.

Reduced Abo-monthly pass

Schoolchildren travel more cheaply with the reduced Abo-monthly pass. The Abo-monthly pass is valid in the calendar month printed on it.

  Validity Reduced Normal
Monthly subscription ticket
for the calendar month
1 fare zone1 3
(outside Dresden)
38,50 €9 50,50 €13
fare zone Dresden 46,90 €9 62,40 €13
2 adjacent fare zones3 68,80 €9 91,60 €13
1 fare zone3 + all bordering zones 103,20 €9 137,40 €13
VVO region 136,20 €9 181,60 €13

As at: 1 April 2023

Please note that ticket prices in the VVO will be adjusted on 1 April 2024.

Note

Children up to their first day of school and severely disabled persons are transported free of charge in accordance with the provisions of the Social Code Book IX (Sozialgesetzbuch - Neuntes Buch - SGB IX). Pupils up to their 15th birthday can take advantage of the reduced fares with a customer card

1 or borderzone only according to fare regulations
3 according to ticket imprint
9 only valid with customer card

Cycles, cycle trailers and dogs

When a monthly or a Monthly subscriptionis used, within the zonal and time restrictions you may also bring a cycle, cycle trailer or dog, free of charge.

BildungsTicket (Ticket for pupils) – subscription ticket

  Validity

Reduced

Ticket for pupils10
(subscription ticket)
for calendar month
VVO region 15,00 €9

As at: 1 April 2023

Note

Children up to their first day of school and severely disabled persons are transported free of charge in accordance with the provisions of the Social Code Book IX (Sozialgesetzbuch - Neuntes Buch - SGB IX). Pupils up to their 15th birthday can take advantage of the reduced fares with a customer card

9 only valid with customer card
10 valid for pupils of general schools and vocational schools without dual training as well as participants in voluntary services

Cycles, cycle trailers and dogs

When a monthly or a Monthly subscriptionis used, within the zonal and time restrictions you may also bring a cycle, cycle trailer or dog, free of charge.

A customer card is compulsory

Only with a customer card can schoolchildren, trainees and people doing voluntary service use reduced weekly, (subscription) monthly tickets, the AzubiTicket Sachsen and the BildungsTicket.

costumer card

Pupils, trainees and people doing voluntary service can only use the BildungsTicket (subscription), the AzubiTicket Sachsen (subscription) and reduced weekly, (subscription) monthly tickets with a valid customer card. As soon as you take out a subscription, you will receive both the ticket and a customer card by post.

Fill out the customer card completely, attach a passport photo and - if you are 15 years or older - get a stamp (confirmation) from your school or a transport company (with presentation of the training contract). Confirmation from the training company is not permitted.

The customer card is valid at the longest until the proven end of the training, but for a maximum of 3 years starting from the first confirmed day of validity. In the case of pupils whose customer card is only confirmed until the end of the school year, it is valid until the end of the subsequent Saxon school holidays.

For paper tickets, enter the first and last name in the field provided.

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The VVO conditions of carriage and tariff regulations apply.

About becoming Abo-customer

Taking out a subscription is very easy. With some transport companies, you can simply take out and manage a subscription online.   

Use a subscription application in *.pdf format, then fill it out directly on your PC, print it out, sign where indicated and hand it in at one of the service points near you (by the 10th of the previous month at the latest) or send it to the address given on the application.

It is very easy to get an Abo-pass. Just fill in the appropriate form on the computer, print it out, and hand it in to your local service centre (by the 10th of the preceding month at the latest), or send it to the address indicated on the form.

Do you want to change your Abo-pass application? If so, please use the same form.

You can buy a subscription pass from the following VVO transport companies:

All information is subject to Change.