Schülerticket Hessen - The student flat rate for public transport

Schülerticket Hessen as eTicket

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  • 1 year. 1 euro per day. 1 ticket.
  • For school students and apprentices
  • Valid throughout the state of Hesse

One year full of advantages

The Schülerticket Hessen is a new personal annual ticket for all school students and apprentices who live, attend school or are undergoing training in Hesse. It can be booked at various sales outlets of RMV, NVV and VRN.

1 year. 1 euro per day. 1 ticket.

The Schülerticket Hessen is for anyone who wants to just hop on and go – irrespective of when and where. For just one Euro per day, school students and apprentices can use bus and train services throughout Hesse – throughout the year and even during school holidays. The ticket is available in two payment options: payment in one instalment or in 12 monthly instalments.

Fares info

Eligible beneficiaries

  • School students
  • Apprentices
  • Civil service trainiees in the lower and middle grade
  • Persons in voluntary military service and voluntary federal civil service
  • Adolescents and young adults completing a voluntary social or ecological year

College students


Proof of eligibility

Place of residence or school or training position in Hessen


  • Up to and including 17 years: Filled order form and
    • in the case of Hesse residents, proof of age
    • if residence is outside Hesse: proof of attendance from the school or the training office
  • From 18 years onwards: Filled order form and
    • proof of attendance from the school or the training office
    • the usage entitlement must be valid for at least six more months starting from the first valid day


eTicket on smart card


  • Electronic ticket stored on the eTicket Hessen oder eTicket RheinMain
  • The smart card contains the electronic ticket as well as first name and last name (masked), the month and year of birth, and the gender of the holder
  • Saved data can be seen at various points of sale and ticket machines with the (((e-logo
  • The RMV-App and most NFC-compatible Android smartphones can be used to read the eTicket using the “eTicket RheinMain” menu item
  • The smart card is valid for 5 years and can be used for other eTickets after the school or training period
  • Multiple tickets can be saved simultaneously or one after the other
  • Holders of a smart card benefit from special offers by our partners in electro-mobility, car sharing and bicycle rental. For requirements concerning minimum age or possession of driver’s license, please refer to the usage conditions of the respective providers

Advanced booking

yes, up to 8 weeks in advance

Replacement in case of a loss

yes, charges of 10.00 euros

Holder may be accompanied by other persons 




Onward travel ticket


Use for First Class travel 

no, neither with supplementary tickets

Cross-network fare 


Use of means of transport

Regional trains and suburban trains (S-Bahn)


Underground trains, trams, busses including fast and night busses


Dial-a-ride cabs (Anruf-Sammel-Taxi/AST), AirLiner, etc. 

yes, in some cases with a supplement mit Zuschlag (1 supplement per person per journey)

Long-distance trains


Geographical validity

Federal State of Hesse


Valid across the state borders of Hesse 

  • On the borders of the NVV to

    • Warburg (North Rhine-Westphalia) on lines R17, RE11, 120, 140, W3 and W4
    • in the area Hallenberg-Braunshausen ((North Rhine-Westphalia) on line 528
    • Hannoversch Münden (Lower Saxony) with the districts Bonafoth, Hedemünden, Laubach and Oberode plus the township of Staufenberg (Lower Saxony)
    • Gerstungen (Thuringia) on lines R6 and 260
  • On the borders of the RMV
    • On lines RB29 and RB90 up to the "Diez Ost" station in the city of Diez (Rhineland-Palatinate)
    • Up to the "Niederlaasphe" station in the city of Bad Laasphe (North Rhine-Westphalia)
    • On line 77 to Geisa (Thuringia)
    • On lines X76, 201 and 275 into the district Münchenroth of the township of Diethardt
    • On lines 203, 204 and 275 into the township of Reckenroth
    • On line 191 into the township of Sauerthal
    • On line LM-33 into the township of Kaltenholzhausen
    • In the cross-network fare zones between VRN and RMV to
      • Hohensachsen and Lützelsachsen in the township of Weinheim
      • The town of Eberbach
      • The city of Worms (VRN tariff zone 43) in Rhineland-Palatinate
  • And in Mainz (tariff zone 6500)

Validity period

Selection of starting date

yes, on the 1st day any calendar month for 12 successive months

Automatic renewal

In some cases - subscribed tickets will be automatically renewed for 12 additional months until the 18th birthday

Premature termination

Yes, possibility of early termination

If the student ticket Hessen is no longer required, the contract can be terminated at the end of the month of the desired last month of validity. In the case of early termination, i.e. within the first year of the contract, the amount of one monthly instalment (in the case of a one-off payment, one twelfth of the annual ticket price) will be charged in addition for each month already used. Including the amount already paid; however, the maximum amount paid is the annual price of the student ticket. If the ticket was paid once in advance, the overpaid amount will be refunded. In the case of a subscription, the additional retroactive charge does not apply from the second year of the contract. A direct change to another annual ticket offer, JobTicket, FirmenCard (company card) or SemesterTicket is possible at any time at the turn of the month and without any cost disadvantages.

In the event of cancellation during the first 12-month period, twice the amount of a monthly instalment will be charged per month of use.

  • directly at a sales point or
  • by writing to the company, which issued the ticket

Terms of payment

One-time cash payment in advance

365.00 euros

Debit subscription

  • One-time debit in advance: 365.00 euros
  • 12 monthly debits of 31.00 euros each: 372.00 euros

Reimbursement by school route cost bearing authority

Persons whose ticket is issued or reimbursed by the school route cost bearing authority need not pay for the Schülerticket Hessen. The settlement and issue of student tickets in conjunction with the school route cost bearing authority (as per § 161 HSchG) are handled differently within the RMV. Please ask the relevant local education authority.

Other regulations

Data privacy protection

More information under Data protection information regarding the eTicket Hessen (only available in German)

Transportation and fare regulations

The following apply:

Regulations for other transport companies in Hesse can be found

Points of sale

You can download the order form for this ticket from our page Ticket order forms (only available in German).

You can purchase a subscription at the RMV-Mobilitätszentrale Verkehrsinsel at Hauptwache, at the VGF-TicketCenters Hauptwache, Konstablerwache and Bornheim Mitte, online at or the RMV-TicketShop , or by sending in the order form by post.

Verkehrsgesellschaft Frankfurt (VGF) - Schülerticket Hessen - Bestellschein

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Stand: Juni 2023

Verkehrsgesellschaft Frankfurt (VGF) - Schülerticket Hessen mit Frankfurt Pass - Bestellschein

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Stand: Juni 2023

Info material (only available in German)

Hesse map - Overview map of validity area

The map shows where the Hessenticket, LandesTicket, Schülerticket Hessen und Seniorenticket can be used.

Schülerticket Hessen – general informations

General information about the Schülerticket Hessen.
Brochure, As on: April 2022 (only in German)

Schülerticket Hessen - Confirmation form for the school or training company - for ordering online at the RMV-TicketShop

Only for ordering online at the RMV-TicketShop.
As of: August 2019