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WelcomeKarte – for visitors

Tourists and day-trippers in Freiburg and towns or cities without the KONUS Guest Card can spend their visit on the move with the WelcomeKarte, a combined ticket valid for 3 days on all buses, trams and trains across the RVF network. The price includes use of the VAG Schauinsland cable car as well as free entry to the city museums for adults and access to the Frelo bike-sharing service. The WelcomeKarte also offers a €2 discount on public city tours. Enjoy free travel on Freiburg’s trams for trips into the surrounding region or to the city’s landmark mountain. What more could a tourist want?

Price per adult 15+ years old, personal ticket

  • Valid on all means of public transport across the RVF network (2nd class)

  • Valid on the day of validation and the following two days (until midnight on the second day after validation)

  • Complimentary use of the VAG’s Schauinsland cable car

  • Special offer for 2020: free entry to the city museums

  • Special offer for 2020: 3-day access to Frelo bike-sharing service included

  • €2 discount for the classic guided city tours

  • Free folder containing the offers available at the points-of-sale

  • E-tickets also available for advance purchase for additional travellers

  • Price 26 euros

Price per child up to 14 years old (inclusive), personal ticket

  • Valid on all means of public transport across the RVF network (2nd class)

  • Valid on the day of validation and the following two days (until midnight on the second day after validation)

  • Complimentary use of the VAG’s Schauinsland cable car

  • €2 discount for the classic guided city tours

  • Free folder containing the offers available at the points-of-sale

  • E-tickets also available for advance purchase for additional travellers

  • Price 16 euros

  • adult

    Price per adult 15+ years old, personal ticket

    • Valid on all means of public transport across the RVF network (2nd class)

    • Valid on the day of validation and the following two days (until midnight on the second day after validation)

    • Complimentary use of the VAG’s Schauinsland cable car

    • Special offer for 2020: free entry to the city museums

    • Special offer for 2020: 3-day access to Frelo bike-sharing service included

    • €2 discount for the classic guided city tours

    • Free folder containing the offers available at the points-of-sale

    • E-tickets also available for advance purchase for additional travellers

    • Price 26 euros

  • child

    Price per child up to 14 years old (inclusive), personal ticket

    • Valid on all means of public transport across the RVF network (2nd class)

    • Valid on the day of validation and the following two days (until midnight on the second day after validation)

    • Complimentary use of the VAG’s Schauinsland cable car

    • €2 discount for the classic guided city tours

    • Free folder containing the offers available at the points-of-sale

    • E-tickets also available for advance purchase for additional travellers

    • Price 16 euros

Fare information

Buy the WelcomeKarte in advance as an online ticket or mobile ticket. Additional passengers can be booked at the same time. You can use the city trams and buses to travel to your destination as soon as you arrive. It’s perfect for visiting friends and family in Freiburg, too.

Tip

Find everything you need in one place: At the FWTM Tourist Information Centre at the Rathausplatz in Freiburg, you can purchase the WelcomeKarte and discounted tickets for guided city tours, and take a free copy of the magazine “freiburger” (usual price €3.50).

Additional information

  • The period of validity is always specified when the ticket is purchased. When buying your WelcomeKarte from a point of sale, please ensure that you write your name on the ticket. At the point of sale you’ll additionally receive a free folder containing all of the offers available. You can also receive the folder by presenting your online or mobile ticket. Alternatively, the contents are available to download here. Please take note of any maintenance work affecting the Schauinsland cable car (see below).

  • You will receive free entry to Freiburg’s five city museums upon presentation of the WelcomeKarte at the museums’ ticket desks (children and young people up to the age of 27 currently enjoy free entry in celebration of the city’s 900th anniversary). The museums are open Tuesday to Sunday from 10am to 5pm and are all located near the Oberlinden stop on tram line 1, with the exception of the Colombischlössle archaeological museum, which is located by the Fahnenbergplatz stop on line 3.

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    More informations to Städtische Museen Freiburg

  • Frelo, powered by nextbike, is Freiburg’s bike-sharing service with 60 stations and over 400 bicycles available within the city. By purchasing the WelcomeKarte, you will receive a discount code which you can enter in the login area of the Frelo website or in the nextbike app, giving you access without the standard 3-day fee of €3. Each bike rental is free for the first 30 minutes – ample time to get around the city, as you can return the bikes at any available Frelo station.

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    More information to Frelo bike-sharing

  • Separate tickets will be issued in the stations at the top and bottom of the cable car upon presentation of the WelcomeKarte. Please note: The Schauinsland cable car is occasionally unavailable due to maintenance work. Learn more about Germany’s longest loop cable car on Freiburg’s landmark mountain.

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  • The €2 discount applies to the guided city tours “Gässle, Bächle und das Münster” (Alleys, streams and the cathedral), offered by Freiburg Kultour, and “Höhepunkte der Altstadt” (Highlights of the Old Town), offered by Freiburgerleben. No registration is required. Both tours through the old town begin at the Rathausplatz and last around 1.5 hours. Tickets are available from the tour guide or at the FWTM Tourist Information Centre (see tip).

    Guided city tours and dates from Freiburg Kultour

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    Guided city tours and dates from Freiburgerleben

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Fare information

The children’s WelcomeKarte is now also valid for dogs which require a public transport ticket. Small dogs in a secure carrier may travel free of charge.