Reservation fees

European high-speed and night trains often require an advance reservation. By making a reservation you can have a guaranteed seat or a bed on the train of your choice - meaning you can travel in extra comfort!

Below you will find the reservation fees for European trains. Please note that these lists are not exhaustive.

We advise you to make your train reservations 2 months in advance.

Eurail train reservation fees

 

Domestic trains

Domestic train reservations are sometimes required. They are usually for premium high-speed trains. These trains offer a faster service than regional trains, which don't usually need a reservation.

See fees per country

International trains

International train reservations are sometimes required. These are often for modern, high-speed trains that offer extra comfort for long-distance travel.

See fees per train

Night trains

All night trains need to be reserved in advance. There are a range of options to suit all budgets and preferences. The price depends on the accommodation you choose.

See fees per night train

Eurail.com Reservation Service

 

Did you order your Eurail pass with us? If you did, you can make use of the Eurail.com Reservation Service. We know reservations can be a hassle, so let us help you with them. Our team will do their best to get you on the train of your choice. Our reservation system allows us to reserve 95% of European trains.

The Reservation Service booking fee is 8 euros per train regardless of how many seats you book on that train.* In addition to this, you pay a fixed reservation fee per person, per train. See the full list of reservation fees in the block above. We’ll mail your reservations to you free of charge using registered delivery.
 

*Reservations for domestic Italian day trains are sold as e-tickets. The booking fee for these trains is only 6 euros per train.

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