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SemesterTicket - At a glance

The semester ticket is available so that students can be mobile on the go. With this ticket, the students of the contract universities in the VRR can move flexibly and very cheaply within the entire VRR area.

In addition to the VRR semester ticket, a contract university can use the NRW semester ticket. This means that students can use all buses, trains and trains on local transport in North Rhine-Westphalia.

The VRR semester ticket and the NRW semester ticket are not freely available. It is automatically included in the semester fee for every student.

validity

Validity period
The semester ticket is valid for a whole semester, ie six months.

Scope
The semester ticket is valid in the entire network area. Only local buses and trains may be used.

Services

Passenger transport
Holders of a semester ticket can apply from Monday to Friday from 19 p.m. and on Saturdays, Sundays, public holidays and on December 24.12th. and 31.12. Take another person with you all day in the respective area of ​​validity.

Taking bicycles with you
You will find everything you need to know about "taking bicycles with you in our vehicles" here .

Reduced fare for the Call Collective Taxi
Semesterticket holders pay a reduced fare per trip for using a Call & Collect taxi.

Pre-course ticket

Prospective students who are enrolled for the first semester and who attend so-called preliminary courses before starting their studies can purchase a pre-year ticket for this purpose. 

Details:

  • The pre-course ticket is valid for 30 consecutive days from the date printed on it (starting day freely selectable).
  • The pre-course ticket is valid in the entire network area (price level D).
  • Owners of a pre-course ticket can apply from Monday to Friday from 19 p.m. and on Saturdays, Sundays, public holidays and on December 24.12th and 31.12. Take another person with you all day.
  • The pre-course ticket costs € 61,10 in 2021 and is only available for eligible freshmen (upon presentation of proof of eligibility) in our customer centers in the two months before the start of the semester.

 

Proof of eligibility for a pre-course ticket

Overview of contract universities