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DB with Vietnam Airlines

With joint product from Vietnam Airlines and Deutsche Bahn (DB), passengers can easily travel to 100 domestic destinations in Germany from Frankfurt airport by DB train.

How to buy DB ticket

Step 1: Visit Vietnam Airlines website www.vietnamairlines.com or mobile app.

Step 2: Fill in the following fields:

  • From/To location : “Frankfurt with Rail&Fly (QYG), Germany”;
  • Departure/Return date;
  • Number of passengers.

Step 3: Select the flight and train.

Step 4: Fill in the passenger information.

Step 5: Select ancillaries and seats.

Step 6: Select a form of payment and check out.

After completing the payment, passengers will receive a confirmation email with information about their flights and a booking reference number of DB train. Please enter this number when checking in online to download DB train tickets.

Note: The correct train departure time displays at the time of checking in online for DB train.

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How to check in online for DB train

Step 1: Visit website www.rail-checkin.com.

Step 2: Enter the last, middle and first name (the same as the name shown on the flight ticket) and the booking reference number of DB train (or air ticket number).

Step 3: Select the number of passengers (maximum of 5 passengers per each time of check-in).

Step 4: Select departure, destination point and departure time; then select the suitable train.

Step 5: Confirm your email address and select “Check-in”.

Once completed, the system will send DB train tickets to the registered email. Passengers can print or download train tickets to mobile devices.

Passengers should note the following requirements:

  • Check-in should be done after the ticket is issued;
  • Check-in cannot be done more than 180 days prior to the estimated time of departure and must be done 04 hours prior to the estimated time of departure (local time in Germany);
  • Passengers estimate the appropriate departure time of the train to ensure the connection with Vietnam Airlines’ flight. Suggested minimum connecting time is about 04 hours.

At DB train station

At DB train station, passengers present their train ticket confirmation (printed or saved on electronic devices), air ticket that shows train segment and their valid identification documents.

If passengers are unable to present their train ticket confirmation, they have to provide an identity document and the air ticket that shows train segment.

  • If it is determined that the passengers have train ticket checked in, they will be charged 7EUR for a processing fee per each ticket.
  • If it is not determined that passengers have train ticket checked in, they will be charged a fee equivalent to their train fare according to DB’s regulations.

For more information about DB train, please read our Frequently Asked Question - Ancillary.

TGV AIR with Vietnam Airlines

Your travel to Indochina and Asia is much easier with Vietnam Airlines and TGV AIR.

18 cities in France connected to the Vietnam Airlines network.

In partnership with SNCF (French train network), Vietnam Airlines offers passengers a combined Train + Air ticket, enabling the departure from 18 cities in France, including Lyon, Marseille, Bordeaux and Lille, to connect with Charles de Gaulle-Roissy train station to take their Vietnam Airlines flights.

TGV AIR permits connection to Vietnam Airlines 13 weekly flights from CDG2E to Vietnam and beyond to its Asian network.

  • 21 domestic destinations in Vietnam
  • 30 international destinations with connecting points in Vietnam
  • TGV-air-product

TGV AIR - Advantages for passengers  

• Advantageous and all-inclusive fare train + flight
• Only one reservation for your entire journey – Vietnam Airlines and TGV AIR
• Services available for individuals and groups
• Guaranteed connections*, for both onward and return journeys - If passengers miss their connection, or their plane or train is delayed, Vietnam Airlines and SNCF guarantee a place on board the next available flight or train at no extra charge.

* We do not guarantee connections for passengers with separate train and plane tickets in case of delay or cancellation.

NOTE

• It is NOT possible to add the TGV AIR product to a flight ticket already bought.

USEFUL ADVICE:

• Passengers must arrive at the TGV AIR counter in the departure train station 24 hours at the earliest before the departure of their train and 20 minutes before at the latest.
• The check-in and withdrawal of the train ticket at the TGV AIR counter before boarding the train IS COMPULSORY on both the onward and return journey. Failure to do so might result in a fine from SNCF, that cannot be reimbursed.
• Upon arrival at CDG airport, any and all the passengers must check-in at the Vietnam Airlines counter.
• For safety reasons, the check-in of baggage can only be done once at the airport.