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About Deutsche Bahn EC

Deutsche Bahn EC is a popular train company offering very affordable ticket options to top travel destinations. You will always find the cheapest Deutsche Bahn EC tickets by searching Overall, Deutsche Bahn EC serves 694 routes, connecting 164 cities in 11 countries. To cover all these routes Deutsche Bahn EC runs an average of 129 trips per day and 1,811 trips per month. These train trips range in price from €2.63 to €181.13 based on a variety of factors.

Deutsche Bahn EC Amenities

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What travelers are saying about Deutsche Bahn EC

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“Really cheap tickets and really good service.”
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“The train got there on time.”
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“Seats were really comfy and spacious”
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“The train was almost suspiciously clean”
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Deutsche Bahn EC Routes & Network

Deutsche Bahn EC’s train network features 694 train routes that connect 164 cities serving 200 stations. On average, Deutsche Bahn EC performs about 129 train trips every day. The top cities to which Deutsche Bahn EC offers the highest number of daily train service include Vienna and Munich.

Top Cities Served by Deutsche Bahn EC

CityRouteEarliest trainLatest train
Berlin23:24 am8:12 pm
Prague211:52 pm6:36 pm
Munich24:40 am6:04 pm
Warsaw34:38 am4:52 pm
Hamburg26:58 am9:19 pm
Dresden211:52 pm8:13 pm
Zurich24:24 am5:43 pm
Gdańsk211:52 am11:52 am
Stuttgart15:29 am6:03 pm

Most popular Deutsche Bahn EC routes

The train from Vienna to Munich is Deutsche Bahn EC’s most popular route. Trips from Dresden to Berlin and Berlin to Gdańsk are also highly popular.

Top Deutsche Bahn EC routes

RouteDaily TripsDurationPrice
Vienna to Munich44h 5m€18
Dresden to Berlin71h 46m€12
Berlin to Gdańsk25h 39m€27
Dresden to Prague72h 24m€13
Berlin to Kraków27h 17m€36
Hamburg to Prague36h 41m€17
Prague to Munich65h 35m€41
Berlin to Warsaw55h 43m€25
Berlin to Prague64h 20m€17

Deutsche Bahn EC Train Guide & FAQs

Do Deutsche Bahn EC trains have WiFi?

No, unfortunately Deutsche Bahn EC does not offer WiFi aboard its trains at this time. However, we find that a good book makes the time fly by and streaming services like Netflix allow you download TV shows and movies that you can then watch during your trip. Plan ahead and you will stay entertained during the entire train ride.

Are there power points or USB points on the train?

Yes, there are power outlets onboard Deutsche Bahn EC trains. You can generally find one or two sockets per row of seats, so be a good traveller and check if your seat neighbor might want to charge up their devices as well. With the onboard power outlets, you can charge both a computer and USB devices with a USB power adapter that typically comes with most phones and tablets.

Since Deutsche Bahn EC might sometimes use replacement train vehicles, not all trips are guaranteed to have power points. We recommend to bring a power bank to charge your phone for all trips over 2 hours, just in case.

What is Deutsche Bahn EC's schedule?

On a typical day, Deutsche Bahn EC has 129 scheduled train trips in total. However, the exact departure and arrival times vary depending on the day and route. The best way to find the exact schedule for your trip is to use the search tool on this page.

Can you pick up will call tickets at the station?

No, Deutsche Bahn EC does not offer will call tickets. You should purchase your tickets online and make sure you have everything you need to board before you arrive at the station.

Do you need an ID to get on the train?

Yes, Deutsche Bahn EC requires you to present an ID to an agent to be allowed to board the train. Make sure you have identification issued by a government agency that meets the carrier’s requirements. Alternative IDs, such as a college ID, won’t work.

What are Deutsche Bahn EC’s COVID-19 policies?

Visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide to view the most up-to-date information about Deutsche Bahn EC’s cleaning protocols and adjusted ticket change policies during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Are there toilets on Deutsche Bahn EC trains?

No, there are no bathrooms available on Deutsche Bahn EC trains. Though there are no bathrooms onboard, typically breaks are scheduled in the itinerary to allow passengers to use bathroom facilities along the way.

Are meals or beverages available?

Deutsche Bahn EC offers meal service during your trip with them. If you require a meal with special dietary restrictions, we suggest you contact Deutsche Bahn EC customer service directly to see if one can be arranged to meet your needs.

Don’t worry about being parched while traveling with Deutsche Bahn EC as they offer a beverage service to make sure you stay hydrated. Though we always recommend bringing a reusable water bottle with you to make sure you have water within easy reach and help reduce unnecessary plastic waste.

Do you have to print your Deutsche Bahn EC ticket?

Deutsche Bahn EC does not require a printed ticket to board the train. Instead, an eTicket is sent to you by email when you make your reservation. You can use your smartphone to show this eTicket to the ticketing agent as you board.

Does Deutsche Bahn EC offer any premium features like extra legroom or movies?

Deutsche Bahn EC focuses on delivering a great travel experience at a low price and currently does not offer premium features like extra legroom or onboard entertainment. But these days, between your laptop, tablet, smartphone and e-reader, you’re the master of your own entertainment even on longer journeys.

Cheap Deutsche Bahn EC tickets recently found on Wanderu

With 129 Deutsche Bahn EC trips per day, there are a lot of great deals to uncover for the bargain hunter and Deutsche Bahn EC tickets start at just €2.63. Check out some of the latest and greatest deals snatched up by Wanderu users.

How do I get the best deal on Deutsche Bahn EC tickets?

Wanderu is the best place to score cheap Deutsche Bahn EC tickets. Wanderu offers the lowest available fares every day and charges no extra booking fees. Plus, you can compare Deutsche Bahn EC prices with trips offered by other train companies to be sure you’re getting the best deal on your tickets!

Pro travelers know that booking your ticket well in advance is key to finding the lowest price. Ticket prices normally go up the closer you get to the travel date, so don’t miss out on a good deal when you see one. If you can be flexible with your travel date, you can also get cheap tickets by traveling on weekdays instead of weekends.

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