Bahn Semesterticket for
Campus Göttingen Students
As of Winter Semester 2018/19 all students enrolled in campus study programmes of PFH Private University of Applied Sciences Göttingen will receive the so-called Bahnsemesterticket.
The ticket applies for most train connections in Lower Saxony and some routes in northern Hesse. To use the ticket students will be required to show their student card along with the suplementary "Semesterticket" sheet. Please note that the ticket may not be used for ICE/IC trains of the Deutsche Bahn.
Semester Ticket FAQ
Who is the contact person for the Semester and Culture Ticket at PFH Göttingen?
Is my student identification card sufficient for ticket validation?
No, the student identification card must always be presented together with the accompanying Semester Ticket sheet.
What should I do on a train when I don’t have my Semester Ticket to hand?
In general, the rail operators will demand an “increased transportation fee”. This can be avoided under some circumstances, provided you present your Semester Ticket before a certain deadline.
Tip: speak to train staff quickly and proactively when boarding the train.
Is my Semester Ticket also valid during holiday semesters?
No, students will not receive a Semester Ticket during a holiday semester.
Is the Semester Ticket also valid for busses?
No, the PFH Semester Ticket is not valid for busses.
Can I also use ICE/IC trains with my Semester Ticket?
No, journeys in IC or ICE trains of Deutsche Bahn are subject to regular tickets, which must be purchased from Deutsche Bahn.
Is the Semester Ticket also valid when transporting my bicycle?
No, bicycle transportation is not included in the rail Semester Ticket. The cost of transporting a bicycle must be paid additionally.
Is the Semester Ticket valid for accompanying children?
Children under 6 years of age may travel free of charge according to the General Transportation Conditions of Deutsche Bahn AG. This also applies if the traveller starts their journey using their Semester Ticket.