Deutsche Bahn

Germany has an extensive and modern railway network. As a major railway hub in southern Germany, Ulm has good connections to many destinations in and outside of Germany. Fernzüge (long distance trains: ICE, IC, EC) and Regionalzüge (regional trains: IRE, RE, RB, S) provide regular connections in almost every direction.

Timetables and tickets can be obtained using the Deutsch Bahn website or app (DB Navigator), at ticket machines, or at the Reisezentrum in bigger railway stations. When purchasing a ticket, you will also find many special offers for discounted travelling; keywords for discounts: BahnCard, Sparpreis, Baden- Württemberg-Ticket, Bayern-Ticket, Quer-durchs-Land-Ticket, Schönes-Wochenende- Ticket, Sparpreis Europa. If you are able to book a ticket early, it is often possible to get a cheaper price.

If you are travelling within the EU and your train is delayed, you can get a partial refund of your ticket. Should you need to spend the night at a hotel due to delayed/cancelled Ulm central station trains, the train company has to reimburse you for your expenses. Detailed information on your passenger rights on international and domestic train rides  within the EU can be found on the webpage of the European Consumer Centre Germany.