Area of Validity
The statewide Semesterticket is valid throughout Schleswig-Holstein and Hamburg for 2nd class on all buses and trains in the NAH.SH tariff. In Hamburg for the HVV A+B tariff area.
You can use the ticket 24/7 and on all days in the semester.
The ticket is not valid for the Sylt bus (you can get to Westerland but cannot use the bus on Sylt), not for DB long-distance trains (ICE/IC/EC) and not for long-distance buses.
Students from Kiel can use the ferries of the SFK (F1 and F2) with the semester ticket. In summer you cannot use the F1 on weekends with the semester ticket, also during the Kieler Woche you have to buy a normal ticket.
On the F2 you can also take a bicycle free of charge within the available capacity.
You can also use the passenger ferries of HADAG in the HVV in Hamburg, but the Priwall ferry in Lübeck is not included.
The zoomed-in map of the Hamburg zones can the found here:HVV-Map with Rings A and B.
The tariff rules of the Semester ticket are here: Tarifbestimmungen Semesterticket Schleswig-Holstein
The area of validity in Kiel covers the following regions and connections: