Deutsche Bahn Rail Services (DB) Rail & Fly Service

Deutsche Bahn Rail Services (DB) Rail & Fly Service

Passengers flying on JAL's Frankfurt-Tokyo route can purchase a rail ticket from/to any of the stations within Germany served by Deutsche Bahn when booking their flight ticket.

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Eligible passengers

Passengers on flights JL407/408 who travel onwards using Deutsche Bahn Rail Services (Connections must be in 24hours.)

  • *Train tickets are only valid on the day or the following day of the Deutsche Bahn reservation.

Eligible fares

All JL Published fares from Japan / Germany

  • *oneworld fares are not applicable for this service.
  • *JAL Group international award tickets, and tickets issued by other carriers are not applicable for this service.

Main Deutsche Bahn Rail Services routes (to and from Frankfurt Airport station)

JAL Free Shuttle Bus Service (Between Frankfurt Airport and Dusseldorf)

Eligible routes

All Deutsche Bahn (DB) sectors to/from Frankfurt Airport Station (including Basel Badischer Station and Salzburg Station)

  • *However, the following are not covered by this offer.
    • Frankfurt local area (Rhein Main Verkehrsverband area)
    • Subway (U-Bahn)
    • Tram/Strassenbahn
    • Thalys
    • DB Autozug
    • Special Train (Sonderzügen)
    • City Night Line

Usage conditions

In accordance with the applicable Fare Regulations.

How to use the service

How to reserve the service

Please reserve this service when making your international flight ticket reservation through JAL website, call center (JAL International Reservation and Information), or your travel agent.
This service cannot be requested after your flight ticket has been purchased.

For information on how to make a reservation on the website and how to check your boarding class, please see below.

  • If you would like to reserve and purchase a ticket, please see this section

    Step1Select your flight

    Select your destination "Railway Germany, QYG" from the booking cassette and proceed to the booking.

    Choose the flight you want to reserve.

    Step2Check your boarding class

    Please open the Your itinerary on the right side of the screen and check the "Boarding Class" for the Deutsche Bahn section.

  • How to check the boarding class after purchase a ticket.

    Step1The booking details screen

    Step2Confirmation of boarding class

    Please check the "Cabin" of the Deutsche Bahn segment in the Flight information of your reservation.

Online ticket

  • Online ticket can be issued from 72 hours prior to departure of Deutsche Bahn Rail Services.
  • Please access to Check-in website with your e-ticket number or Reservation number (6-digit) and print out the online rail ticket.
  • You will need to show your Online Ticket when boarding.
    Please be sure to print it out in advance and bring it with you.
  • Printing is not required if you receive the online rail ticket on your smartphone or tablet.
  • Changes to a booking may not be permitted after the issue of Online ticket. Train portion is issued as part of flight ticket. It is necessary to be used in order of the ticket. If the customer does not follow the itinerary in order or has a segment that will not be flown listed on the ticket, this could invalidate the ticket, including all remaining segments, and render the ticket unusable in accordance with fare regulations.

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Q&A Regarding Deutsche Bahn

  • Q Is the time shown on my e-ticket the actual departure (arrival) time of Deutsche Bahn?


    The departure (arrival) time is only for reference.
    You may take any train if the connecting train to/from JL407/JL408 is within 24 hours of arrival/departure. Please confirm train type and departure time and take extra time.

  • Q Can I board Deutsche Bahn without pick up my checked baggage after JL407 arrival?


    Your baggage may not be checked through to Deutsche Bahn.
    Pick up your baggage upon arrival at Frankfurt Airport and board the train.

  • Q Can I reserve a seat?


    The ticket is issued not as a reserved-seat ticket but a railway ticket. Please take an available seat after boarding.
    If you prefer a reserved seat, purchase a reserved-seat ticket at the Deutsche Bahn counter.
    Also, please note that if characters are displayed on the electric board located on the overhead of seat, the seat is already reserved.

  • Q Can I board ICE sprinter?


    The additional charge to board ICE Sprinter is no longer necessary from December 2015.
    You can board with your ticket without any charge.

  • Q Is it necessary to change the train in case of connecting from a sector outside Germany?


    There is no need to disembark or exit outside the ticket gate at a station on the border when holding in advance a ticket of a rail company of the relevant country from outside Germany to a station on the German-side border.

    • *Connection to/from Belgium is not applicable after January, 2017.


  • *After exchanging for your Deutsche Bahn Rail Services rail tickets, the Deutsche Bahn Rail Services Conditions of Carriage apply.
  • *For any inquiry during your stay in Europe, please refer to the contact below.

This page will open in a new windowJAL Group Offices and Contacts in EUROPE and AFRICA, MIDDLE EAST

Please see Rail&Fly important information or the "Deutsche Bahn Rail Services" page for details.

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