HURRY! BahnCard 25 is now almost 50% cheaper! Get your Anniversary BahnCard 25 (Jubiläums-BahnCard) April 2022


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The BahnCard is celebrating its 30th birthday this year – and the anniversary BahnCard 25 is available for 30 euros! To mark this anniversary, the BahnCard 25 will be on offer from April 1 to 30, 2022. 

The anniversary BahnCard 25, with which there is a 25% immediate discount on all ICE tickets for a year, is almost 50% cheaper in the campaign period in April 2022! The anniversary BahnCard is only €30 instead of €56.90 in 2nd class and €60 instead of €115 in 1st class. Information about the BahnCard anniversary and all BahnCard offers can be found below.

Anniversary BahnCard 25

What is the Anniversary BahnCard 25?

The BahnCard is celebrating its 30th birthday. With the BahnCard 50, Deutsche Bundesbahn and Deutsche Reichsbahn laid the foundation for the success story of the BahnCard in 1992. It has since developed into a commuter favorite.

Deutsche Bahn is now celebrating the milestone birthday with a special offer: the anniversary BahnCard 25 will be available for the whole of April at a special price of 30 euros for the 2nd class and 60 euros for the 1st class. From the first day of validity, the card grants a 25 percent discount on all flex and saver prices for 12 months.

Booking periodApril 1 to 30, 2022
Price & Savings Anniversary BahnCard 25 for 2nd class: only 30 euros instead of 56.90 eurosAnniversary BahnCard 25 for 1st class: only 60 euros instead of 115 eurosalmost 50% price savings!
Discount25 percent discount on all DB ticket purchasesCollect bahn.bonus points
validityThe latest start of validity is April 30, 2022Validity is 1 yearCancellation no later than 6 weeks before the end of the term
Validity & Cancellation12 months6 weeks notice before expiration
Anniversary BahnCard 25

How much does the Anniversary BahnCard 25 cost?

For the 30th anniversary of the BahnCard 2022, Deutsche Bahn has massively reduced the price of the regular BahnCard 25 for both 1st and 2nd class. In April 2022, these BahnCards will be significantly cheaper to buy. 

The prices of the anniversary BahnCard 25 for the 30th birthday in 2022 at a glance:

  • Anniversary BahnCard 25 for 2nd class = 30 euros instead of 56.90 euros in 2nd class
  • Anniversary BahnCard 25 for 1st class = 60 euros instead of 115 euros in 1st class

The savings with the DB BahnCard anniversary offer are almost 50 percent compared to the normal price.

How long is the Anniversary BahnCard 25 valid?

In terms of validity and discounts, there are almost no restrictions on the Anniversary BahnCard 25 compared to the regular BahnCard 25. Only the start of the validity of the Anniversary BahnCard has changed – otherwise, the advance purchase period is always 180 days, the latest date for the anniversary BahnCard is April 30, 2022.

There are no restrictions on the validity of the anniversary BahnCard 25 compared to the regular BahnCard 25. If you want to end the BahnCard offer for the anniversary 2022 after one year, you must cancel the BahnCard at least 6 weeks before the end of the term, otherwise, the contract will be extended Purchase the BahnCard 25 for another year – then at the normal price.

Anniversary BahnCard 25

Anniversary Bahncard 25 FAQs

Does the BahnCard 25 anniversary pass into a subscription?

The anniversary BahnCard 25 is available as a subscription. 
It is automatically extended by a further year unless it is canceled in text form 6 weeks before the end of the term. 

The subsequent ticket is either a regular or discounted BahnCard 25 or a My BahnCard 25.

The anniversary BahnCard 25 in 1st class migrates to a BahnCard 25 in 1st class (price: €115), an anniversary BahnCard 25 in 2nd class migrates to a BahnCard 25 in 2nd class for the regular price of 56.90 euros per year.

How do I cancel the anniversary BahnCard 25?

If you no longer want the anniversary BahnCard 25 after one year, you must cancel the BahnCard up to 6 weeks before the end of the term. 
The fastest way to do this is via the online contact form, other options are by e-mail or by post.

Can I also purchase additional and partner tickets for the anniversary BahnCard 25?

No, since the BahnCard 25 anniversary is a promotional product, it is not possible to purchase additional and partner cards.

Can I switch from my 2nd/1st class BahnCard 25 anniversary to the other class or from my discount level (25%) to the other discount level (50%)?

No, the anniversary BahnCard 25 cannot be upgraded, ie it cannot be exchanged for another higher-value BahnCard.

Can I exchange the anniversary BahnCard 25 or have the purchase price refunded?

No, the anniversary BahnCard 25 cannot be exchanged or reimbursed.

Is there also an anniversary BahnCard 50?

No, as part of the “30 Years BahnCard” anniversary, there is only one-anniversary BahnCard as a 25-card variant.

Also interesting: The BahnBonus rewards program

As a holder of a DB Bahncard, you automatically get to enjoy the benefits of the BahnBonus rewards program. It offers the following:

  • Collect award and status points  with every journey and the purchase of BahnCards
  • You can collect bonus points with many partners
  • Redeem BahnBonus points for a variety of rail, non-cash, and donation awards
  • Free rides from just 1,000 bonus points
  • Benefit from  attractive tickets and special offers
  • Register free of charge with or without a BahnCard
  • As a frequent traveler, enjoy additional exclusive benefits such as DB Lounge access or your seating area


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