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Hesse senior citizen ticket

Abbildung Schülerticket Hessen

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Hesse senior citizen ticket

The Hesse senior citizen ticket is a personal annual ticket for all senior citizens above the age of 65 years. It is valid from 9.00 AM on weekdays and all day on weekends, holidays and on Hessentag throughout Hesse and Mainz and costs 365 euros for a year - i.e. 1 euro per day. The standard variant does not include any regulation for taking another person along.

Tariff details

Beneficiaries

Senior citizens above the age of 65 years

Proof of entitlement

Yes

  • Proof of age must be provided once before purchasing the ticket. This can be done, for example, by producing an ID card or the passport.
  • If you already have a chip card registered on "meinRMV" which includes the proof of entitlement for "65-plus", you can buy the Hesse senior citizen ticket without further verification.

Ticket

Guarantee of mobility
Yes, the guarantee of mobility applies for holders of personal RMV annual passes

eTicket on chip-card
Yes, saved under eTicket RheinMain

Advance booking
Yes, up to 8 weeks in advance

Replacement if the ticket is lost
Yes, for a fee of 10 euros

Option of taking other persons along
no

Transferability
no

Use of 1st class
No, not even with single supplements or season ticket supplements

Transitional tariff
No

Use of means of transport

Regional trains and S-Bahn (suburban trains)
Yes

Underground trains, trams, buses including express and night buses
yes

Call and collect taxis (AST), Express bus etc.
Yes, partly with supplement (1 supplement per person and journey)

Use of IC
no

Regional validity

State of Hesse (Overview map of the range of validity)

Valid beyond the state borders of Hesse

  • at the borders of NVV (North Hesse transport association) services up to 
    • Warburg (North Rhine-Westphalia) on routes R17, RE11, 120, 140, W3 and W4
    • Hann. Münden (Lower Saxony) along with the Bonaforth, Hedemünden, Laubach and Oberode quarters as well as in the Staufenberg municipality (Lower Saxony)
    • Gerstungen (Thuringia) on routes R6 and 260
  • at the borders of RMV services 
    • on the routes RB 29 and RB 90 up to “Diez Ost” station in Diez (Rhineland-Palatinate)
    • up to “Niederlaasphe” station in Bad Laasphe (North Rhine-Westphalia)
    • on route 77 to Geisa (Thuringia)
    • on routes X76, 201 and 275 in the Münchenroth district of the Diethardt municipality
    • on routes 203, 204 and 275 in the Reckenroth municipality
    • on route 191 in the Sauerthal municipality
    • on route LM-33 in the Kaltenholzausen municipality
    • in the transition tariff zones between VRN and RMV up to 
      • Hohensachsen and Lützelsachsen in Weinheim
      • the city of Eberbach
      • centre of Worms (VRN zone 43) in Rhineland-Palatinate
  • as well as in Mainz (tariff zone 6500)

Period of validity

Starting date can be selected
Yes, from the 1st of any calendar month for 12 consecutive months

Automatic renewal
In some cases - in case of subscription, automatic validity renewal by 12 more months. In case of direct purchase without subscription, there will be no automatic renewal at the end of 12 months.

Possibility of early termination

Yes, you can find the details in General tariff regulations for the Hesse senior citizen ticket (only in german)

  • 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

Direct debit for subscription

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

Hesse senior citizen comfort ticket

The comfort variant of the senior citizen ticket at the price of 625.00 euros shall be valid for the entire day on weekdays and shall entitle you to travel in the 1st class section. Apart from that, it shall be possible to take along another adult and any number of children under 15 years of age with you after 07.00 p.m. and the entire day on weekends. They do not have to be related to you.

Tarifdetails

Beneficiaries

Senior citizens above the age of 65 years

Proof of entitlement

Yes

  • A proof of age must be provided once before purchasing the ticket. This can be done, for example, by producing an ID card or the passport.
  • If you already have a chip-card registered on "meinRMV" which includes the proof of entitlement for "65-plus", you can buy the Hesse senior citizen ticket without further verification.

Ticket

Guarantee of mobility
Yes, the guarantee of mobility applies for holders of personal RMV annual passes

eTicket on chip-card
Yes, saved under eTicket RheinMain

Advance booking
Yes, up to 8 weeks in advance

Replacement if the ticket is lost
Yes, for a fee of 10 euros

Taking along other persons possible
Yes, the RMV regulation for taking along another person is applicable here, even in the 1st class and it shall not require a supplement ticket

Transferability
no

Use of 1st class
Yes

Transitional tariff
No

Use of means of transport

Regional trains and S-Bahn (suburban trains)
Yes

Underground trains, trams, buses including express and night buses
Yes

Call and collect taxis (AST), Express bus etc.
Yes, partly with supplement (1 supplement per person and journey)

Use of IC
no

Regional validity

State of Hesse (Overview map of the range of validity)

Valid beyond the state borders of Hesse

  • at the borders of NVV (North Hesse transport association) services up to 
    • Warburg (North Rhine-Westphalia) on routes R17, RE11, 120, 140, W3 and W4
    • Hann. Münden (Lower Saxony) along with the Bonaforth, Hedemünden, Laubach and Oberode quarters as well as in the Staufenberg municipality (Lower Saxony)
    • Gerstungen (Thuringia) on routes R6 and 260
  • at the borders of RMV 
    • on the routes RB 29 and RB 90 up to "Diez Ost" station in Diez (Rhineland-Palatinate)
    • up to "Niederlaasphe" station in Bad Laasphe (North Rhine-Westphalia)
    • on route 77 to Geisa (Thuringia)
    • on routes X76, 201 and 275 in the Münchenroth district of the Diethardt municipality
    • on routes 203, 204 and 275 in the Reckenroth municipality
    • on route 191 in the Sauerthal municipality
    • on route LM-33 in the Kaltenholzausen municipality
    • in the transition tariff zones between VRN and RMV up to 
      • Hohensachsen and Lützelsachsen in Weinheim
      • the city of Eberbach
      • centre of Worms (VRN zone 43) in Rhineland-Palatinate
  • as well as in Mainz (tariff zone 6500)

Period of validity

Starting date can be selected
Yes, from the 1st of any calendar month for 12 consecutive months

Automatic renewal
To some extent - in case of subscription, automatic validity renewal by 12 more months. In case of direct purchase without subscription, there will be no automatic renewal at the end of 12 months.

Possibility of early termination
Yes, you can find the details in General tariff regulations for the Hesse senior citizen ticket

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

Terms of payment

One-time cash payment in advance
625.00 euros

Direct debit for subscription

  • One-time direct debit in advance: 625.00 euros
  • 12 monthly direct debits of 53.00 euros: 636.00 euros

Ordering and sale

You can download the order form for these tickets from our website tickets order form.

Conditions of carriage and tariff regulations

The following shall be applicable

You can find the regulations for the other transport associations in Hesse

More questions?

Do you still have questions regarding the Hesse senior citizen ticket? You can find the answers on the website: FAQ for Hesse senior citizen ticket.


Hesse senior citizen ticket – general information

General information about the Hesse senior citizen ticket.
Brochure, As on: October 2019 (only in German)