Pay conveniently with your BahnCard by direct debit!
As a BahnCard holder you can use your card to pay by direct debit. Simply enter your bank data under "My Bahn" and you can pay for your online tickets by direct debit.
You can also use your BahnCard in DB ticket machines for simple and convenient payment. The amount is debited from your bank account by direct debit.
Direct debit payments
If you do not have a BahnCard, you can log into "My Bahn" and conveniently pay by direct debit. Log into "My Bahn". Under "My data and settings", you will find the registration form for the direct debit process.
After completion of the registration data, you will receive an activation code by mail within a few days. With this activation code, you can complete your registration for the direct debit process under "My Bahn". To participate in the direct debit process, both your residence and the offices of your designated bank must be located in Germany.
- We are unfortunately unable to accept registration by e-mail or a purely online registration for legal reasons.
- To participate in the direct debit process your address and the bank office you have specified must be within Germany. You will be activated for the direct debit process within a few days.
- You can only pay over the Internet or using the Telephone Travel Service after you have been activated. You will be informed by e-mail of the activation.
My account details have changed/ I would like to cancel my direct debit
It is not possible to change your account data online. In case of any changes, please writie our Service Centre or give us a call under +49 (0) 1805 101111 (calls are charged). Please note that this service is only offered in German and English. If you would not like to use the direct debit process anymore, you can cancel your direct debit under "My Bahn".
Never forget to print out your ticket and take it with you for ticket inspection. Tickets can be printed out until shortly before the train departs.