Booking train tickets for FlixTrain 

Buchen Sie ein Ticket bei FlixTrain

The options of booking a train ticket so that you always have multiple choices. That is great, but it is not always simple to find your way! FlixTrain knows this,  which is why we offer booking instructions in order to help you book your ticket as easily as possible. In these instructions, we will explain to you, step by step, how you can book online, using the app, or purchase a ticket in the Shop.

Please note: you need a valid FlixTrain ticket to ride with us. DB tickets (incl. Bahncard), local public transport tickets, Verbund tickets, Bundeswehr tickets, semester tickets, etc. are not permitted.
Your FlixTrain ticket has a train connection and is only valid on the train indicated on the ticket. Your ticket therefore cannot be transferred to another train.

Booking a ticket online

Step 1:  Choose your train trip in 3 clicks:

  • Enter the point of departure and destination and the dates you will depart and return.
  • Select the number of people traveling with you.
  • Click "Search" in order to find the best price for your trip.

As soon as you find your train trip, just click "Book" in order to put the trip into your shopping cart. Your seats in your shopping cart are reserved for 30 minutes on our website until you complete the booking.

Step 2: Pay for your train ticket

We offer the following payment methods to pay for your ticket:

  • with EC or credit card: Visa, MasterCard, or American Express
  • via PayPal: You can simply pay using your email address. To do so, you must have created a PayPal account previously.

We must point out that we do not accept payment via check.

After you select the payment method, enter the necessary information and click on "To Payment".

Step 3: Confirm via email

After you book your ticket, you will find a complete summary in your email inbox:

  • Date and time of departure and arrival.
  • Point of departure and arrival.
  • Summary of flat-rate charges.
  • Name of travelers.

You can print out your ticket with this confirmation and present it to the train attendant on the day of travel.

Ticket booking via smartphone app

  • Step 1: Download the FlixBus app for your smartphone from the App Store or Google Play.
  • Step 2: Reserve your trip.
  • Step 3: Pay for your trip via EC card, credit card, or PayPal.

You will receive an email confirmation including all the details of your upcoming trip.

More information on the FlixBus app.

Or would you like to buy your ticket in the Shop?

If you would like to buy your train ticket in the Shop, simply come by one of our ticket offices: 

  • At the FlixBus ticket office in Berlin:

Alexanderstrasse 1,3,5, 10178 Berlin.

Business hours: Monday - Saturday, 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

  • At one of our ticket offices:

Learn more about our shops and partner travel agencies

Booking your ticket on board

Man kann die Fahrkarte beim Zugbegleiter kaufen

You are not permitted to board without a valid FlixTrain ticket. If you board without a valid ticket, there is a higher fare.

Tickets must be purchased beforehand online, using the app, or in the shop. This enables us to guarantee that every passenger has a seat.

Changing or canceling my ticket booking  

Regardless of how you booked your ticket  (online, over the phone, or in the Shop), you have the option of undoing your booking.

Click here to find all the answers to your questions on changing and canceling your reservation.

Still have questions?  Take a look at our frequently asked questions (FAQ).