On 28.09.2023, the VBB Supervisory Board approved an extension of the reduced price of €9 per month until further notice.

A valid "VBB-Kundenkarte Berlin S" is required to purchase the Berlin-Ticket S. Until December 31, 2024, the Berlin-Ticket S can be used on a transitional basis with a valid benefit decision (Leistungs- bzw. Bewilligungsbescheid, original document or copy).


Berlin S ticket

Monthly ticket for people receiving unemployment benefits (Arbeitslosengeld II, Sozialhilfe, etc.). 


  • For public transport services within Berlin's A and B zones.
  • Permits you to take a dog on board.

More information

  • Ticket is non-transferable.
  • The number of your Berlin pass must be entered on the ticket.
Information & tips

In order to be able to use the social ticket for 9 euros per month (Berlin-Ticket S), you must always have your "VBB-Kundenkarte Berlin S" with you!

You can apply for the "VBB-Kundenkarte Berlin S" only via BVG. To apply, you need the "Berechtigungsnachweis Berlin-Ticket S" (successor to the "berlinpass", usually sent to you automatically).

Apply for a "VBB-Kundenkarte Berlin S" via BVG (only in German)

For detailed information on the procedure, please refer to the tab "Validity period/usage".

Buying Tickets
Validity period/usage
from 16.00 Eur

VBB leisure ticket

Addition to monthly ticket held by school students and apprentices in Berlin and Brandenburg.

from 71.40 Eur

Monthly ticket for school students

Monthly ticket for school students beyond the AB tariff zone