Rail & Fly - Travel by train and plane

Rail & Fly

Arrange your trip in the air and on the ground. Travel with TAP and take the train with Deutsche Bahn.

Rail & Fly Germany

TAP has partnered with Deutshe Bahn for Rail & Fly in Germany, Netherlands and Switzerland.

This partnership allows our passengers to travel between the Deutsche Bahn-franchise train stations and the airports of Frankfurt, Hamburg, Munich, Dusseldorf, Berlin, Stuttgart, Cologne, Amsterdam, Zurich and Basel. 

You can purchase the service together with your round trip tickets and only on flights operated by TAP, on all fares except the product tap|discount.
If you have already purchased the ticket, the service can only be added from the product tap|classic.

Purchasing the ticket and conditions of use

They can only be purchased through the TAP Contact Center

Your Rail & Fly ticket is valid on normal Deutsche Bahn services, including InterCityExpress (ICE), InterCity (IC) and EuroCity (EC). First class train travel is included when travelling Executive Class, standard class train travel is included when travelling Economy Class.

Excluded from this partnership are special trains like Thalys, car-sleeper-trains and suburban public transport. Additional charges have to be paid to travel on ICE Sprinter and City Night Line trains.

Printing the Deutsche Bahn travel tickets

After purchasing the ticket you will receive the Rail & Fly codes by email, together with your plane ticket:

  1. The code to print the one-way ticket to the airport with Deutsche Bahn must be entered in one of the ticket vending machines located in the stations. It can be used up to 3 days (or 72 hours) before the departure date of the booked flight.
  2.  The code for printing the return ticket can only be used on the date of return. It is entered in the ticket vending machines at Deutsche Bahn stations.
  3. The ticket can be printed with Deutsche Bahn up to 72 hours before travelling.

Terms and Conditions

Tickets are valid for the day before departure, the day of departure, the day of arrival and the following day. However, you must inform TAP when booking if you are going to use the ticket for travel the day before departure.  
See all the terms and conditions here (PDF, 0.06MB, EN).