Commutation tickets

(Status: 01. Januar 2017 | errors excepted)

7-Day ticket

This is your best choice if you want to be flexible for a week and for a good price. The ticket is valid starting any desired day for a period of seven days, e.g. from Tuesday to Monday, the following ticket would start Tuesday again. It is transferable and available for everybody. You may receive the 7-day ticket according to the terms and conditions of the VBB environment ticket² or the 8 o’ clock ticket³.

Area of validity
Tariff zone
VBB environment ticket²
8 o´clock ticket³
students & apprentices*
City transportation Cottbus
AB oder BC
13,10 Eur
11,10 Eur
9,90 Eur
City transportation Cottbus
ABC
20,20 Eur
17,20 Eur
15,20 Eur
VBB
VBB total
65,70 Eur
48,90 Eur

Monthly ticket

The monthly ticket is valid beginning on any desired day for a period of one month. The monthly ticket for the VBB-network can be used anywhere in Berlin and Brandenburg.

It can also be bought by subscription.

Area of validity
Tariff zone
VBB environment ticket²
8 o´clock ticket³
students & apprentices *
bicycle
City transpotation Cottbus
AB/BC
39,90 Eur
34,00 Eur
29,90 Eur
9,50 Eur
City transportation Cottbus
ABC
62,40 Eur
53,20 Eur
46,80 Eur
VBB
VBB total
196,00 Eur
147,00 Eur

Subscription price –Drive 12 month, pay only 10 – comfortably by direct debiting.

Area of validity
Tariff zone
VBB environment ticket²
8 o´clock ticket³
students & apprentices*
City transpotation Cottbus
AB oder BC
399,00 Eur
340,00 Eur
299,00 Eur
City transportation Cottbus
ABC
624,00 Eur
532,00 Eur
468,00 Eur
VBB
VBB total
1.960,00 Eur
1.470,00 Eur

Annual ticket

Annual tickets can be purchased either as a VBB environment ticket² or an 8 o´clock ticket³. It is starting with the first day of the month and valid for a month, if necessary you can buy a starter ticket which is covering the time until the annual ticket starts. There are also reductions for students and apprentices.

We also offer an annual ticket for senior citizens, the Abo65plus, informations are found a little bit down this page.

Application form for an annual ticket is found here.

Area of validity
Tariff zone
VBB environment ticket²
8 o´clock ticket³
students & apprentices*
City transportation Cottbus
AB oder BC
395,10 Eur
336,60 Eur
293,00 Eur
City transportation Cottbus
ABC
617,80 Eur
526,70 Eur
486,00 Eur
VBB
VBB total
1.960,00 Eur
1.47,00 Eur
Regional transportation
up to 2 tariff zones
457,40 Eur
332,20 Eur
Regional transportation
up to 4 tariff zones
623,70 Eur
449,80 Eur
Regional transportation
up to 6 tariff zones
855,40 Eur
614,50 Eur
Regional transportation
1 rural district
875,20 Eur
634,10 Eur
Regional transportation
2 rural districts oder
1 Lk + Cottbus
1019,70 Eur
713,40 Eur
Regional transportation
3 rural districts oder
2 Lk + Cottbus
1.392,00 Eur
1.004,50 Eur

Subscription price– Pay comfortably by annual direct debiting.

Area of validity
Tariff zone
VBB environment ticket²
8 o´clock ticket³
students & apprentices*
City transportation Cottbus
AB oder BC
387,10 Eur
329,80 Eur
290,00 Eur
City transportation Cottbus
ABC
605,30 Eur
516,10 Eur
454,00 Eur
VBB
VBB total
1.901,20 Eur
1.425,90 Eur
Regional transportation
up to 2 tariff zones
448,20 Eur
328,80 Eur
Regional transportation
up to 4 tariff zones
611,10 Eur
445,20 Eur
Regional transportation
up to 6 tariff zones
838,10 Eur
608,20 Eur
Regional transportation
1 rural district
857,50 Eur
627,60 Eur
Regional transportation
2 rural districts oder
1 Lk + Cottbus
999,10 Eur
706,20 Eur
Regional transportation
3 rural districts oder
2 Lk + Cottbus
1.363,90 Eur
994,30 Eur

Mobility ticket Brandenburg (Mobilitätsticket Brandenburg)

The mobility ticket Brandenburg is a personalized monthly ticket, which is sold at a reduced price. The customers save up to 50% compared to a general VBB environmental ticket. The mobility ticket Brandenburg is solely distributed as a monthly ticket.
The following recipients are entitled to the mobility ticket:

  • Those who receive regular benefits according to the German Social Security Code, Volume II ( German unemployment benefit II, social benefits)
  • Those who receive regular benefits according to the German Social Security Code, Volume XII
  • Those who receive regular benefits according to the German Asylum Seekers´Benefits Act (AsylbLG)
  • Members of so-called “communities of need” (Bedarfsgemeinschaft)
  • The entitlement is certified with a customer card.

Students who are receiving student transport subsidies, aren´t entitled to get the mobility ticket. Reduced pupils tickets are handled by the education authority. In most cases pupils of “communities of need” get a VBB student ticket for which the parents do not have to contribute to. Additional information is found in our current flyer.


Business ticket

Employees of corporations, administrations and institutions are able to – as long as an appropriate contract is existing – save money with this ticket. They get the business ticket as a subscription or as an annual ticket VBB environmental ticket with 5% discount.  Business tickets are personalized and untransferable. For holder of business tickets gratuitous entrainment of bicycles isn´t possible. In other respects you can apply the common regulations for entrainment effective for VBB environmental tickets.
You can get additional information through our e-mail info@cottbusverkehr.de .


Semester ticket

The semester ticket is only for students of the BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg. With first immatrikulation or confirmed enrollment at the beginning of the new semester they get all necessary information, how to get the ticket.


VBB-Abo 65plus / VBB subscription 65plus

Everybody ( above 65 years ) is able to take on the offer of VBB-Abo 65plus independent from their income. It is valid around the clock without off-time. It is a pesonalized offer and only available as a monthly direct debiting. Entrainment of additional riders in the evening or on the weekend aren´t possible. €47 per month is quite low priced: Compared with a regular monthly card (VBB environment ticket Berlin AB) the customer saves 35,0%. If you are paying a whole year in advance, you will get an additional dicount of 3% : So you are only paying €581,80 instead of €598,80.
VBB customer cards and application forms for the new offer are available in our service centre. Interested people have to show an ID card to confirm their age and bring a passport photo to receive a customer card.


Students tickets

In summer 2017 (accurate date will be posted) Cottbusverkehr starts the sale of students annual and monthly tickets for school year 201/18.

ATTENTION! Students tickets are only sold in the service centre located at Stadtpromenade in Cottbus.

Opening time: Monday to Friday 07:30 – 18:00 o´clock

Note:

Students residing in Cottbus have to file an application at:

Stadt Cottbus
Fachbereich Soziales
Karl-Marx-Straße 69
03044 Cottbus

Office hours Stadt Cottbus Fachbereich ( department) Soziales:

  • Tuesday: 13:00 – 17:00 o´clock
  • Thursday: 09:00 – 12:00 o´clock and 13:00 – 16:00 o´clock.
  • also on appointment
  • contact person:  Kathrin Vogt
    Room:   6.58 ( 6. floor)
    Telephone:    +49 (0) 355 6124830
    Fax:                +49 (0)355 612 134830
    E-mail:      kathrin.vogt@cottbus.de

This application has to be repeated every year. You have to take into account that there will be handling time, so file your application early. (Basis for the cost transfer are the students transportation regulations of the city Cottbus from 27.06.2007 with first modifications from 25.06.2008.)

Students residing in district Spee-Neiße file an application respectively at the start of a new education term (1., 7., 11. grade) at:

Landkreis Spree-Neiße
Fachbereich Jugend und Kultur
Heinrich-Heine-Str. 1
03149 Forst

Additional note: from Cottbusverkehr and district Spree-Neiße
The necessary application forms are available in our service centre in Stadtpromenade or to be found through the following links.

Antrag für Schüler aus Cottbus
Umzugsmitteilung
Antrag für Schüler aus Spree-Neiße
Antrag für Schüler und Auszubildende aus Cottbus an beruflichen Schulen
Antrag für Schüler und Auszubildende aus Spree-Neiße an beruflichen Schulen


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Group tickets

Special tickets

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Download Tariff zones

Here you can find the route network of Cottbus ABC:

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Entrainment

Here you can find the regulations for entrainment.

*Tickets for students and apprentices
Monthly tickets for students and apprentices are personal commutation tickets where you get a customer card. For application you need an apprentices contract (plus ID card) or pupil/Student pass (or certificate) and a passport photo. This non-transferable commutation tickets are available as gliding and fixed monthly tickets. They are also obtainable as 7-day ticket or annual tickets.

²The VBB environmental ticket is transferable and avilable for everyone. Additional you can entrain a second adult and up to 3 children (from 6-14 years): Monday to Friday from 8:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m. and on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays, the entire day until 3:00 a.m. the next day.

³The 8 o´clock ticket is a low price offer for all citizens of Cottbus, who are starting their earliest ride at 8 o´clock. The ticket is transferable and available for everybody, but doesn´t permit entrainment of additional persons. The ticket is valid: Monday to Friday 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 a.m the next day and Saturdays, Sundays and on public holidays the whole day.