Day ticket for Elbe-Labe

Elbe-Labe ticket

Ústecký Kraj (Ústí district) and the VVO offer the Elbe-Labe ticket (Jízdenka Labe-Elbe) for journeys to and from the Czech Republic. The ticket is valid all day throughout the VVO area and on most buses and trains in the Ústí district.

Elbe-Labe tickets are also valid for travel on the National Park railway (U 28), which goes from Rumburk via Dolní Poustevna, Sebnitz and Bad Schandau to Děčín.

Price level Valid Elbe-Labe Labe-Elbe

Day ticket

VVO + DÚK VVO region +
district of Ústí
18,50 € 270 CZK

Family day ticket

VVO + DÚK VVO region +
district of Ústí
26,50 € 380 CZK

Small Group ticket

VVO + DÚK VVO region +
district of Ústí
39,50 € 560 CZK

Cycle day ticket

VVO + DÚK VVO region +
district of Ústí
4,00 € 270 CZK

As at: 1st August 2018

4 valid for one adult and max. 2 pupils until the 15th birthday
5 valid for two adults and max. 4 pupils until the 15th birthday
6 valid for max. 5 persons
10 can also be used for a bike trailer or a dog

Validity for zones and time

The Elbe-Labe tickets are valid on buses, trains and ferries with the VVO tariff throughout the VVO area including cross-border transport on local trains between Rumburk, Dolní Poustevna, Bad Schandau, Děčín and Litoměřice, on the ferry between Schöna and Hřensko, on the 398 bus between Altenberg and Teplice, the 217 bus between Bahratal, Tisá and Fußweg zum Schneeberg, the 435 bus between Schmilka and Česka Kamenice and the 452/453 buses from Ústí n.L. to Bahratal Grenzübergang, plus the routes listed in the line directory.

In the Ústí area the tickets are valid:

  • On regional, fast and express trains belonging to ČD (OS, Sp, R) –
    (not valid on EC, EN, CNL trains)
  • On trilex trains between Zittau and Rybnište
  • With almost all regional and urban transport companies

  • Elbe-Labe ticket line directory (PDF, 1.7 MB)

The tickets are valid from the time of issue or stamping until the next day at 4am. In the Czech Republic, the tickets are only sold to begin the journey immediately.

Historic diesel railcar: A classic experience with the Elbe-Labe ticket

T4 Obrnice

The Elbe-Labe ticket is particularly attractive between 30th March and 28th October 2018. Because it is also valid on the Czech railway lines running historic diesel railcars.

The trains run on the following routes on Saturdays, Sundays and Czech national holidays:

More information

Buy tickets – You can buy your Elbe-Labe ticket here

Sales outlets in the VVO area

  • VVO partners' service centres and agencies
  • Deutsche Bahn ticket machines
  • Regional bus drivers
  • The conductor on selected local trains

Elbe-Labe tickets (Jízdenka Labe-Elbe) which have been issued for stamping may only be stamped in the VVO area. This means that if the return journey from the Czech Republic is to be made on a different day from the outward journey, a "Jízdenka Labe-Elbe" (for individuals, a small group or cycle) needs to be purchased in the Czech Republic.

In the Czech Republic, the "Jízdenka Labe-Elbe" is only sold to begin the journey immediately.

In Czech the Elbe-Labe ticket is: "Jízdenka Labe-Elbe“

Sales outlets in the Czech Republic:

  • Ticket counters in stations
  • Ticket counters and information offices of the transport companies involved
  • Drivers of selected regional buses
    (tickets get date-stamped)
  • On trains (surcharge possible)

Validity on special tourist services

Elbe-Labe day tickets are not valid on the Radebeul–Radeburg and Weisseritz Valley narrow gauge railways or the Bad Schandau elevator.

On the Bergbahns in Dresden (Funicular Railway, Suspension Railway), on the Kirnitzsch Valley Tramway in Bad Schandau, and on the Meissen city tour, valid Elbe-Labe tickets entitle you to buy one reduced ticket per person for the relevant transport service.

Reduction on the Saxon Bohemian Switzerland cruise boat

If you are travelling with the Elbe-Labe ticket, the OVPS (Oberelbische Verkehrsgesellschaft Pirna-Sebnitz) offers a 10 % reduction on their Saxon Bohemian Switzerland cruise boat.

Children can even travel free on their birthdays (ID required).

Validity in 1st class

Elbe-Labe tickets are only valid for travel in 2nd class. You may upgrade to 1st class in local trains within the VVO area.

For using 1st class on local trains, day tickets are available for upgrade to 1st class

Once punched, tickets are non-transferable.


Price level Valid Reduced Normal
1st class
A 1 tariff zone1,
up to 4 am the next day
0,80 € 1,80 €
D VVO area,
up to 4 am the next day
1,60 € 3,60 €

All information is subject to Change.