Free travel entitlement for passengers with severe disabilities

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  • Holders of a severely handicapped pass with supplementary sheet and valid token or an imprinted authorization ride free of charge
  • The transport of severely disabled persons is governed by the Social Security Code, as amended.
  • One person also travels free with the holder where this is noted in the pass

Fares info

Onward travel ticket


Holder may be accompanied by other persons

No, except for person authorised to travel with the holder



Use for First Class travel

Yes, when severe disability pass covers First Class travel; otherwise with a supplement

Cross-network fare 


Dial-a-ride taxi service (AST), express bus, etc.

Yes, in some cases with a supplement (1 supplement per journey)

Use of IC/EC service


  • Where a person is required to accompany the passenger during the journey, the letter “B” will be entered on the severe disability pass allowing them to travel free of charge, even if the passenger with a severe disability is not entitled to free travel.
  • Severely disabled persons' cards are only valid in the original
  • Severely disabled persons over the age of 14 who are visibly struggling when it comes to handling their disability card, may present copies or laminated copies of their disability card during inspection. Children up to and over the age of 14 can present a copy, also possibly laminated, during inspection.

Places of issue

Severely handicapped passes and free travel entitlements are only issued by the respective benefits office.