Education Subscription

  • For vocational school students, apprentices, interns, FSJ and Bufdi volunteers, students etc. subject to proof of attendance to be issued by the school, training institution or university; not transferable.
  • Valid around the clock for an unlimited number of journeys within the entire VVS network.
  • Sold as an annual subscription for € 59.90 per month.

The following tickets are also available to school pupils and students:

  • Scool Subscription (valid within the entire network, for school pupils eligible for financial aid)
  • StudiTicket (valid within the entire network, for students of participating universities)

Price Education Subscription

CoverageMonthly subscription price
Entire Network59.90

Further Information

Where to buy the Education Subscription
  • Online
  • With an order form at a ticket office
  • Direct subscription: You can obtain a subscription directly at SSB customer centres and DB travel centres. This subscription begins immediately without having to wait for a polygoCard.
  • The easiest way to get your ticket is to order it online. You only need to enter your personal details and your bank account details, and to upload a photograph and your apprenticeship contract or a similar document. Please note: your eligibility for the Education Subscription needs to be attested for a duration of at least 10 months at the beginning of the subscription.

Education Subscription flyer with order form (pdf)

Information on buying tickets

Who is entitled to buy an Education Subscription?

The Education Subscription is available to school pupils, vocational school students, apprentices, interns, FSJ and Bufdi volunteers, students etc. subject to proof of attendance to be issued by the school, training institution or university. The Education Subscription only entitles the traveller to travel in the second class.

Is a polygoCard or network pass required to buy an Education Subscription?

The Education Subscription is issued as an eTicket on the polygoCard.

Note: In case of loss or damage, a replacement polygoCard can be provided for € 15.00.

polygoCard
network pass

For how long is the Education Subscription valid?

The Education Subscription is an annual subscription with monthly payment (valid from the first of the respective month). On the last day of validity, the Education Subscription is valid until the end of operating hours (5 am on the following day).

The Education Subscription ends automatically at the end of your apprenticeship.

Things to keep in mind in case your ticket is checked
  • If you have a HandyTicket or a printed online ticket, you need an official identification document in addition to your ticket.
  • If you are checked and are not carrying your valid ticket with you, you can present it within one week afterwards.
  • The fine of € 60.00 is then reduced to € 7.00.
What is the price of taking along a dog?

Holders of an Education Subscription may take a dog along on their journey at no extra cost.

Means of transport and areas covered by the Education Subscription
  • S-Bahn, regional trains (RB, RE, IRE), city railway, buses including express buses, rack railway and funicular railway
  • Stuttgart and the surrounding areas of Böblingen, Esslingen, Ludwigsburg, the Rems-Murr district and trains from/to Geislingen and Lorch, as well as parts of the neighbouring districts (see fare zone map)

Note: VVS tickets are also valid on IC trains between Stuttgart and Bondorf.

Advantages offered by a subscription

A subscription includes a ticket for 12 months at the price of only 10 monthly tickets.

  • Inexpensive: Save the cost of two monthly tickets.
  • Flexible: Monthly or annual payment.
  • Convenient: No need to queue at the ticket office – the ticket is delivered punctually and free of charge.
  • Unrestricted: With a subscription you can travel through the selected fare zones as often as you like.
  • Environmentally friendly: CO2 emissions reduced by two thirds compared to travelling by car.
  • Family-friendly: On weekends and public holidays you can take along up to three children or all of your own children (up to 17 years of age) for free; with a Ticket Plus you can also take along another adult. Does not apply to tickets for school pupils, apprentices and students and the 2-o’clock-JuniorTicket.
  • Fair: The subscription can be cancelled any time. The price is refunded or recalculated on the basis of the monthly ticket (please keep in mind the period of notice specified in the subscription conditions).
  • Guaranteed: In case of a delay or cancellation which is the fault of VVS, causing you to reach your destination over 30 minutes late, the mobility guarantee covers taxi fares of up to € 35.00 (€ 50.00 with a Ticket Plus). Does not apply to tickets for school pupils, apprentices and students and the 2-o’clock-JuniorTicket.
  • Added value: Exclusive access to the VVS bonus area and its benefits.