Friday Freebie: Take your Bike on German Trains

October 3, 2008

in Cheap Activities, Europe, Free Stuff, Germany, Rail, Travel, Web Tips, cycling

Deutsche Bahn, the German railway company, is offering a special this fall, targeted at its pedal-pushing ridership: FREE transport of your bicycle on two of its IC lines.

  • On the line Nürnberg – Karlsruhe, major stops include:
    Nürnberg Hbf, Ansbach, Schwäbisch Gmünd, Stuttgart Hbf, Pforzheim Hbf, and Karlsruhe Hbf
  • On the line Düsseldorf – Ostseebad Binz, major stops include:
    Düsseldorf Hbf, Duisburg Hbf, Essen Hbf, Bochum Hbf, Dortmund Hbf, Kassel Wilhelmshöhe, Erfurt Hbf, Weimar, Halle (Saale) Hbf, Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Berlin, Greifswald, Stralsund, and Ostseebad Binz

If your final destination requires local or regional trains, your bicycle also continues on with you at no extra cost!

In order to take advantage of this offer, you must reserve a place for your bicycle following your ticket purchase on one of the above lines and display the reservation ticket clearly on your bike. Online reservations for this offer are not possible, but you can book in all train station ticket offices, travel agencies selling DB tickets, or over the (not toll-free) Bicyclists Hotline 01805 15 14 15. The offer continues until 15 November 2008, so get cycling!

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1 bunnygotblog 10.07.08 at 10:57 pm

good to know !!!!

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