GVH Mobile Card in the regional tariff as subscription

Free way for apprentices one year long

You are an apprentice and need to reach your training place for a short time by train - not only in the region but beyond? In this case you should decide on a GVH Mobile Card in the regional tariff as subscription (GVH MobilCard Ausbildung im Regionaltarif im JahresAbo). In doing so, you can not only use many regional trains - you can as well use all means of transport within the GVH tariff area. 

The GVH Mobile Card Education in the regional tariff as subscription can generally be requested by:

  • Apprentices
  • Pupils at adult education institutions for full time acquisition of school qualifications
  • Persons, who visit a state-approved vocational preparation course
  • Student apprentices and improvers, if the internship / traineeship is part of the training
  • Junior doctors
  • Official aspirants of the lower and middle grade of the civil service
  • Participants in a voluntary social or ecological year or comparable social service
  • Participants in the federal volunteer service
  • Students not entitled to the GVH Semester Card (GVH SemesterCard)

In order to apply for a GVH Mobile Card Education in the regional tariff as subscription you need a request form which you can get:

  • in the DB travel centers
  • in the GVH customer center
  • for download
  • by post if you call +49 511 590-9000 or by e-mail at: abozentrale@gvh.de

In order to apply for a GVH Mobile Card Education in the regional tariff as subscription, you need:

  • a customer card, available at the GVH service points or the GVH customer center.
  • a passport photo
  • an authorisation card that must be filled out by the school secretariat or the training company.

The authorisation card is available here:

  • in the GVH customer center
  • in the GVH service points
  • online for download

You get the GVH Mobile Card Education in the regional tariff as subscription:

  • in the DB travel centers Hanover, Nienburg, Bückeburg, Stadthagen, Bad Pyrmont, Hameln, Hildesheim, Alfeld, Peine, Gifhorn, Celle
  • at the vending machines of the railway companies
  • in the Schwarmstedt Travel Agency, Mönkeberg 4, Schwarmstedt

Good to know:

  • if you apply for a GVH Mobile Card Education in the regional tariff as subscription (GVH MobilCard Ausbildung im Regionaltarif im JahresAbo) no later than the 10th day of each month, it is send to you just in time before the beginning of the next month
  • Until then, you can purchase the Subscription Start Card (AboStartCard).
  • The monthly tariff fee for a subscription of the GVH Mobile Card Education in the regional tariff as annual subscription (GVH MobilCard Ausbildung im Regionaltarif im JahresAbo) is directly debited from your account each month.
  • If you pay the entire amount for your GVH Mobile Card Education in the regional tariff as annual subscription (GVH MobilCard Ausbildung im Regionaltarif im JahresAbo) at once in advance, you will receive a further discount of 2 % on the price of your card.
  • On train journeys between Hanover and Celle, Nienburg, Peine, Elze or Alfeld you can as well use IC trains of the Deutsche Bahn with the GVH Mobile Card Education in the regional tariff as subscription (GVH MobilCard Ausbildung im Regionaltarif im JahresAbo). In this case you need to pay an additional IC fee at the DB vending machines, in the DB travel centers or in the subscription center of the Deutsche Bahn.

The GVH Mobile Card Education in the regional tariff as subscription enables favourable connecting tickets:

  • in the buses in the district of Schaumburg
  • in the rural district of Celle: The CeBus monthly card and subscription
  • in the district of Hameln-Pyrmont: the local public transport subscription (Öffi-Abo) and the monthly card
  • in the district of Nienburg/Weser at the VLN
  • in the city of Hildesheim with the connecting ticket regional passenger rail (applies only for GVH subscribers)

The GVH Mobile Card Education in the regional tariff as subscription is valid:

  • for one, two, three, four, five, six or seven zones: In addition to the four tariff zones within the GVH (Hanover card zones 1, 2 as well as the "Umland" zone and the "Region" zone) the regional tariff covers furthermore the tariff zones „Outer Ring 1, 2 and 3“.
  • for all buses and trams within the GVH tariff area and the regional trains of the following railway companies (2. class section): DB Regio, metronom, Weserbahn of the Nordwestbahn (NWB), Lammetalbahn, erixx and WestfalenBahn 
  • from the 1. day of the month

The GVH Mobile Card Education in the regional tariff as subscription costs:

  • by the month 39,50 € for one zone
  • by the month 43,40 € for two zones
  • by the month 56,10 € for three zones
  • by the month 67,70 € for four zones
  • by the month 86,30 € for five zones
  • by the month 108,00 € for six zones
  • by the month 123,70 € for seven zones

Subscription Start Card (AboStartCard)
If you apply for a new GVH subscription, it takes a few days until your request is processed and you get the desired card. The Subscription Start Card (AboStartCard) allows new subscribers to bridge the time from application to the start of the subscription period: The Subscription Start Card (AboStartCard) is currently issued in the GVH customer center in the Karmarschstraße 30/32, 30159 Hanover.

The Subscription Start Card (AboStartCard) is valid for the imprinted period of validity starting at midnight of the first day of validity to closing hour (05:00 a.m.) of the day following the last day of validity. The price depends on how many days must be bridged until the subscription starts. For each day only 1/30 of the subscription month's price will be charged.