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Discounts for pupils and students

The pupils attending mandatory accredited-authorised high school, including vocational/post-high school education, benefits from 50% REDUCTION in domestic railway transport for all train categories (Regio and InterRegio), 2nd class, throughout the calendar year.
The orphans pupils or pupils with special educational needs, as well as pupils for whom a special protection measure, under the law, or guardianship, has been established, benefit from free of charge on the domestic railway transport throughout the calendar year.
For the trip at the upper class coach or at the sleeping and berth car, all the tariff differences and reservation fees shall be paid in full, as required.
Issuing of travel tickets *) with a 50% discount, as well as free travel tickets, is made at the ticket offices in the railway stations and CFR travel agencies, on the basis of the pupil’s card stamped for the current school year, which will have entered on the first page the pupil’s personal identification number / numeric code, respectively on the basis of the certificate of proof for the students of the preparatory classes and the birth certificate in the copy. In the case of pupils who benefit from free of charge, the pupil’s card must include, under heading “Mentions”, the certification by the school of the right to free of charge the pupil benefits from.
*) Exception –travel tickets with 50% discount for pupils may also be issued by train staff only for passengers departing from stopping points of railway stations where there is no personal sales staff or if the traveler presents a ticket that is issued on the train or issued by an authorized distributor valid for a train that arriving at the boarding railway station for the new train within a period of up to 15 minutes – provided that to present immediately after boarding the train at train staff.

Attention! When checking the legality of the train journey, pupils must present the valid travel ticket for that train, the pupil’s card stamped for the current school year and an identity document, namely identity card or passport; Students in primary and secondary education will only present their travel pass and student card.If on the train the pupils do not present either the travel ticket with discount or the free of charge travel pass valid for that train or the documents mentioned above, or they submit other documents issued by the educational establishments to which it belongs, namely certificates, as well as other school documents or pupil’s cards that are not stamped for the current school year or do not include the indication of gratuity, those will be considered as without a travel pass and will be treated in accordance with applicable law (they will pay the additional charges on the train – higher charges than prices at the ticket offices, otherwise they will be asked to get off the train at the first railway station stop of the itinerary and they will receive a drawing up contravention report for the distance already performed).

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Romanian and foreign students enrolled in the form of education with frequency at License’s or Master’s or PhD degree, in accredited Romanian higher education institutions benefit FREE OF CHARGE in the domestic rail transport, on all trains categories (Regio and InterRegio), 2nd class, throughout the calendar year.
For the travel at the upper class coach or at the sleeping and berth car, all the tariff differences and reservation fees shall be paid in full, according to the request.Issuing of FREE* travel tickets for students is made at the ticket offices in the railway stations and CFR travel agencies, on the basis of the student’s card for discount / free transport – which is presented in Annex no. 2 of the Government Decision no. 42/ 2017, stamped for the current academic year, as well as an identity document, namely identity card or passport.*) Exception – free travel tickets for students may also be issued by train staff only for passengers departing from stopping points of railway stations where there is no personal sales staff or if the traveler presents a ticket that is issued on the train or issued by an authorized distributor valid for a train that arriving at the boarding railway station for the new train within a period of up to 15 minutes – provided that to present immediately after boarding the train at train staff.Attention! When checking the legality of the train journey, students must present the valid travel ticket for that train, the student’s card for discount / free of charge stamped for the current academic year and an identity card, namely ID card or passport.

If on the train the students do not present either the free travel ticket valid for that train or the documents mentioned above, or they submit other documents issued by the higher education establishments to which it belongs or student’s card for discount / free transport which are not stamped for the current year, those will be considered as without a travel pass and will be treated in accordance with applicable law (they will pay the additional charges on the train – higher charges than prices at the ticket offices, otherwise they will be asked to get off the train at the first railway station stop of the itinerary and they will receive a drawing up contravention report for the distance already performed).

Important! If the name on the ticket does not match the name in the ID card (due to change of name through marriage, divorce, etc.), the student is required to prove (with documents) that he/she is one and the same person in both writings.

Please note that, according to the provisions of Art. no. 5 paragraph (4) of the Government Decision no. 42/ 2017, the accredited higher education institutions bear the full legal responsibility for distributing student tickets for discount / free of charge transport in due time and only to the Romanian / foreign students enrolled in the education form with frequency – at License’s or Master’s or PhD degree, provided at Art. 205 paragraph (21) of the National Education Law no. 1/2011, as amended and supplemented.

Monthly passes for pupils or students shall be issued only at the 2-nd class, up to a distance of 300 km with a reduction of

  • 50% for pupils
  • 100% for pupil with references in the pupil`s identity card certified by the school and for students, as applicable

for all categories of trains (Regio or Interregio) in internal traffic, only in the electronic system.

Monthly passes for pupils or students are nominal travel cards with unlimited number of journeys within the validity period.

The travel cards shall be issued based on the pupil’s card (with the personal identification code filled on the first page or the card and attestation stated in the box remarks/”mențiuni” by the school, if applicable), or attesting certificate for preparatory classes and a copy of birth certificate, respectively for students, based on student’s identification cards for reduction/ gratuity of transport and an personal identity document (Identity Card / Passport) targeted for the current school year.

Monthly passes for pupils, respectively for students, are charged depending on the train`s rank by which the pupil/student travel.
For rank differences, route differences shall be issued travel cards discounted 50% or 100%, where appropriate, depending on the reduction which the pupil or the student is entitled to benefit.

For class differences and booking coupon at the 1st class shall be issued travel cards with full payment.

Rates are calculated with 50 % of the price of transport.

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