train from Bamberg to Munich

Old Oct 29th, 2012, 09:08 PM
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train from Bamberg to Munich

To take the train from Bamberg to Munich on a Saturday am I able to purchase a Bayernticket or other local ticket? There will be 3 adults. Do I need to book that ticket in advance or the day of travel?
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Old Oct 29th, 2012, 10:07 PM
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1* Yes
2* No. Bayern tickets are always available, and purchasable from either the machine (cheaper) or the ticket office. A Bayern ticket for three people costs about 28 euros. It is only valid for travel on regional or local trains. It also covers travel on the local network in Munich.
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Old Oct 29th, 2012, 10:10 PM
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Sorry! The cost for three people is 30 euros.
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and the time of day restrictions are??????
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Old Oct 30th, 2012, 02:40 AM
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Commence travel on the regional trains at 9 am or later.
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"and the time of day restrictions are??????...Commence travel on the regional trains at 9 am or later."

That's how you do it on weekdays. Weekends and holidays permit travel at any hour.

Details: http://www.munich-touristinfo.de/Bavaria-Ticket.htm

How do you FIND eligible trains? Use the German Railways itinerary page and specify "only local transport" under "means of transport" - only local and regional train options will appear.

Specify "all" instead for all connections, including fast trains. You may find that an advanced-sale discount ticket suits you better once you check the schedules. Most fast train schedules have you on the train for 2-2.5 hours. The slower local and regional trains will typically take 3.5-4 hours.

http://reiseauskunft.bahn.de/bin/query.exe/en
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