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Onward travel ticket


  • Travelling further than your RMV season ticket permits
  • For children and adults

Fares info

No

Holder may be accompanied by other persons

No

No

Transferable

No

Yes

Use for First Class travel

Yes, with one supplement per person per journey or a supplementary season ticket.
If you have a first class ticket, the first class regulations apply.

No

Cross-network fare

No

Yes

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

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

No

Use of IC service

No

  • With a season ticket at price level 1 to 6 and 13 you can travel outside the area of validity using an onward travel ticket.
  • This is available for adults and children (of between 6 and up to and including 14 years of age).
  • The start or destination for the onward travel ticket must lie within the season ticket’s area of validity; a shared border stop is sufficient to comply.
  • Onward travel tickets are only valid in conjunction with season tickets and are for immediate travel.
  • They provide season ticket holders with discounted single tickets for their entire journey from start to destination.
  • The onward travel tickets are valid in the class in which the underlying season ticket and a possibly existing supplement are also valid.

Price

  • The price of a ticket depends on the type and number of tariff zones which are passed through. Please use our Fares information to determine the fare.

Sales outlets

  • Onward travel tickets are available
    • from ticket machines
    • from the bus driver
  • When using ticket machines, follow the instructions on the user screen.
  • For ticket machines operated by VGF in Frankfurt, HEAG in Darmstadt, OVB in Offenbach, RhönEnergie in Fulda and Stadtwerke Gießen, follow the procedure below:
  1. Enter the destination code of the fare zone into which you would like to travel and press the key for "Onward travel for season ticket".
  2. If different routes are available, a "Route selection screen" will be displayed with up to three alternatives. Enter the number (1, 2 or 3) according to the route you require.
  3. In the next screen, enter the price level of your season ticket: For price levels 1 – 6, enter 1 – 6 as appropriate; for price level 13, you need to enter 9.
  4. The screen now displays your selection: Type of ticket (e.g. "Adult onward travel ticket for price level 3 season ticket”), destination code and route, if applicable ("Via"), price level and price. After you have checked the details, make your payment for the onward travel fare.
  • For ticket machines with 10-digit keypads and user screens operated by Hessische Landesbahn follow the procedure below:
  1. Enter the destination code of the fare zone into which you would like to travel and press the "Single journey" key.
  2. If different routes are available, a “Route selection screen” will be displayed with up to three alternatives. After entering the number (1, 2 or 3) of the required route, the payment screen is displayed.
  3. Make a note of the price level of the single ticket which is displayed in the "Single ticket payment screen" and press the key "Onward travel for season ticket".
  4. Enter into the screen which is now displayed the price level number that you have just noted. For price levels 2 – 7, enter 2 – 7 as appropriate; for price level 13, you need to enter 9.
  5. In the next screen, enter the price level of your season ticket: For price levels 1 – 6, enter 1 – 6 as appropriate; for price level 13, you need to enter 9.
  6. To finish, the screen now displays your selection: Type of ticket (e.g. "Adult onward travel ticket for price level 3 season ticket"), destination code and route, if applicable ("Via"), price level and price. After you have checked the details, make your payment for the onward travel fare.

Other

  • The use of onward travel tickets is not allowed:    
    • for onward travel into cross-network fare zones
    • in combination with cross-network fare season tickets
    • in combination with long-distance supplementary tickets
    • in combination with day tickets and group day tickets
    • in combination with KombiTickets which are valid for less than seven days
    • in combination with season tickets which do not indicate the price category, or with eTicket RheinMain when no price category is stored on the ticket.
  • Our common conditions of carriage and fare regulations apply.

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