When can I use another train with the ticket?

When can I use another train with the ticket

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When can I use another train with my ticket?

Train delays and cancellations can quickly turn a train trip into a test of patience. Another connection can sometimes make the journey easier, but what if the ticket has already been paid for?

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Lucas Baumfeldt

21.10.2021

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Delays and cancellations can quickly turn a train trip into a test of patience. Another connection with Deutsche Bahn can sometimes make the journey easier, but what if the ticket has already been paid for?

If a delay of at least 20 minutes at the destination station is foreseeable, the purchased ticket can be used in the following ways:

To take the next possible rail connection on the same or a different route. To start the journey at a later time, provided that this reduces the delay at the destination station.

However, this is only possible for trains that do not require a reservation. If you want to continue your journey on a better quality train (for example, when changing from a regional train to long-distance transport), you must first purchase the ticket you need. The additional costs can be recovered later using the passenger rights form.

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Particularly reduced tickets, such as national tickets, are excluded from this rule.

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