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Rail & Fly

Combine your flight with ground transportation to and from the airport. Fly 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 trips (both departure and return) 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 product tap|classic.

Purchasing the ticket and conditions of use

Tickets 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.

Special trains like Thalys, sleeper-car trains and suburban public transportation are not included in this partnership arrangement. Additional charges must be paid to travel on ICE Sprinter and City Night Line trains.

Printing the Deutsche Bahn travel tickets

To print your Rail & Fly train ticket, you can choose one of the following options:

  • In person, using one of the Deutsche Bahn vending machines located at the train stations (not available in Amsterdam and Zurich). To do this, you will need to present the Rail & Fly code that will be sent to your email along with your flight e-ticket;
  • By visiting www.rail-checkin.com and entering your flight's booking code or e-ticket number. The train ticket is stored in PFD format and can be printed;
  • Via a mobile device on the www.rail-checkin.com website by entering your flight's booking code or e-ticket number. The train ticket is stored in digital format and features a QR code.
Whichever option you choose, you can only print your train ticket within 72 hours prior to each trip.

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 making your reservation 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).