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About this app

The KVB-App provides time tables, trip planning, navigation as well as a ticket shop for busses and trains in the area of Cologne and around.

Beside the trip planner and discruption information you are able to get live data for your station. The KVB-App offers all information about KVB-Rad, Car-Sharing and Taxi-Ruf in Cologne.

You can register yourself an account, localize vehicles and bicycles and you are able to book a bicycle/care directly.

Overview of the functions:
- Trip planner (live data)
- Departure monitor for stations (live data)
- Save station and ticket favorites and change their names individually
- Purchase tickets (also anonymous)
- Tariff price information
- Information about disruptions
- KVB-Rad (Bicylce search, prices, registration and booking)
- Taxi-Ruf Cologne (Show places where you can get a taxi and booking within the KVB-App)
- Car-Sharing (Vehicle location, registration and booking)

The KVB-App will be updated and enhanced with new features and functions frequently.
Updated on
Apr 19, 2024

Data safety

Safety starts with understanding how developers collect and share your data. Data privacy and security practices may vary based on your use, region, and age. The developer provided this information and may update it over time.
No data shared with third parties
Learn more about how developers declare sharing
This app may collect these data types
Personal info, Financial info, and Device or other IDs
Data is encrypted in transit
You can request that data be deleted
Committed to follow the Play Families Policy

Ratings and reviews

1.88K reviews
A Google user
April 26, 2019
I have no clue how this app can fetch data so extremely slow even on WiFi. If it weren't for buying tickets, I would instantly uninstall this app. Also, it is absolutely ridiculous that one has to enter personal data to pay when being registered while none is needed without an account. And of course, I have to retype my payment method's details again on every purchase.
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Kölner Verkehrs-Betriebe AG
May 9, 2019
Hello, unfortunately our load balancer did not optimally distribute requests from Cubic (= app developer) to our information system; that's why it has been that slow. But this has been fixed since the end of last week. You only have to register with your full data when paying by SEPA or credit card and want to save your details. Best regards, KVB
Tim Lundberg
February 27, 2024
I'm trying to buy a ticket but it just tells me "we could not find a ticket that matches your selection". It's a regular PS b2 City Köln ticket, and I can't select anything else either. Everything was working well until the updates.
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Kölner Verkehrs-Betriebe AG
April 8, 2024
Hallo, es tut uns leid, dass das bei Ihnen nicht funktioniert hat. Das soll so natürlich nicht sein. Bitte melden Sie das hier: handyticket@kvb.koeln (bitte da Smartphonetyp und Android-Version angeben). VG, Ihre KVB
Thomas Joseph
September 17, 2023
This app should allow biometric sign in. It logged me out when a ticket collector came by to check tickets. It's tough to remember login ID and password after few months of not signing in. This is the second time this incident has occurred in the last 6 months. This time, I was actually using the app minutes earlier to look for a train connection.
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Kölner Verkehrs-Betriebe AG
November 8, 2023
Hallo Herr Joseph, vielen Dank für Ihre Bewertung. Den Hinweis nehmen wir auf. VG, Ihre KVB

What's new

- Accessibility Improvements
- Miscellaneous bug fixes and performance improvements