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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

The Quickest Route to Expert Advice. In the FAQs you will find all of the answers to the most common questions to VBN.

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24h Information Service

Response to your individual concern. This is how you can reach us by telephone, email and post:

24h Information Service: 04 21/59 60 59
Administration: 04 21/59 60 0
Email: info[at]vbn.de

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Timetable and price information

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Verkehrshinweise

Informieren Sie sich hier über aktuelle Fahrplanänderungen für den Zugverkehr und für den Bus- und Straßenbahnverkehr, aufgrund von Baustellen und Umleitungen im VBN-Gebiet, die länger als 24 Stunden bestehen.

Zugverkehr

Bus- und Straßenbahnverkehr

Timetable and price information

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Verkehrshinweise

Informieren Sie sich hier über aktuelle Fahrplanänderungen für den Zugverkehr und für den Bus- und Straßenbahnverkehr, aufgrund von Baustellen und Umleitungen im VBN-Gebiet, die länger als 24 Stunden bestehen.

Zugverkehr

Bus- und Straßenbahnverkehr

IC/EC surcharges (IC/EC-Aufpreise)

Deutsche Bahn InterCity (IC) and EuroCity (EC) trains are considered long-distance transport. All IC and EC trains that run between Verden and Bremen, and Diepholz and Bremen are subject to a surcharge, VBN fare schedules do not apply. All IC and EC trains that run between Bremen and Augustfehn (Ammerland) are the exception. It is only on this route that the VBN fare schedule applies and the standard IC surcharge is waived.

Conditions

Only for the 7-DayTicket (also for pupils), MonthlyTicket (also for pupils), MIA and MIAplus, JobTicket (also for apprentices) and PupilsCollectiveTimeTicket. You have a valid ticket for the appropriate Price Level.

Use

Valid for one person. Available for 1st and 2nd class. The 1st class surcharge is available in combination with the following tickets: 7-DayTicket, MonthlyTicket, MIA and MIAplus and JobTicket for Adults.

Transferability

No

Area of Validity

In the Deutsche Bahn IC and EC trains within the VBN area in the fare zones of your ticket (7-DayTicket (also for pupils), MonthlyTicket (also for pupils), MIA/MIAplus, JobTicket (also for apprentices) and Youth-LeisureTicket). Please note: The IC and EC trains between Bremen Hbf and Augustfehn that stop in Delmenhorst, Hude, Oldenburg, Bad Zwischenahn and Westerstede-Ocholt can be used by passengers without paying a surcharge.

Period of Validity

Valid for 7 days, one month or one year, depending on the purchased ticket.

IC surcharge2nd class1st class
7-DayTicket5,908,80
MonthlyTicket15,8023,50
MIA/MIAplus/JobTicket
per month
13,1019,70

(All price information in Euro)

Only available in person-operated sales at Deutsche Bahn, as a mobile Ticket at https://ic-ec-aufpreise-bahn.de/ or display and print out the application for IC/EC surcharges for season tickets here: Order form IC/EC surcharge season ticket

Currently only available in German language.