Luggage is permitted on Deutsche Bahn trains free of charge. You do not need to make a reservation for your luggage and do not have to weigh it before travelling.
Dimensions of luggage racks:
The standard dimensions of luggage racks are 700 x 500 x 300mm.
Amount of luggage permitted:
You can take items such as briefcases, laptops, rucksacks, trolley bags or suitcases on board for no extra charge. As well as your hand luggage, you can take also a larger item of luggage with you. Such items of luggage must be not be so big or heavy that they cannot be carried by a single person. Sometimes you may have to stow larger items of luggage further away from your seat. You alone are responsible for the security of your luggage.
Stowing your luggage:
You can stow your luggage under your seat or on the luggage rack above. In the open saloon section of many trains luggage racks for larger suitcases can be found, either near the doors or in the middle of the coach.
Other items permitted:
You can also take the following items with you on board:
- Folding bikes, scooters
- Sports equipment (e.g. skis, surfboards)
Corridors, doors and safety devices such as fire extinguishers must remain unobstructed for your safety. Please follow any instructions that the on-board staff may give you.
Conditions of carriage:
The information provided here is applicable to long-distance trains operated by Deutsche Bahn. The information also applies to regional and local transport and international services. Deutsche Bahn's conditions of carriage for persons travelling with Deutsche Bahn AG companies ("BB Personenverkehr") apply (in German).