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Hello!I am travelling Europe at the end of the Year, and have a Global Eurail Pass, but quite a few of the journeys I want to take, require seat reservations. I was able to book a few reservations through the Eurail website and also through the B-Europe website. However, on the 17th of December, I need to travel from London to Brussels, and on the Eurail Website it says that prices are unavailable and on B-europe it says that there are no journeys on that day, so I suspect that journey is sold out? However, on the 11th of January, I need to travel from Copenhagen to Prague, and on the 15th of January I need to travel from Prague to Frankfurt. Similarly, the Eurail website says that the prices are unavailable but I’ve looked and it seems I can book the seat reservations through the DSB or DB website, but it never asks me to add in my Eurail pass number, like the b-europe website did, when I go to purchase the seat reservations. So, I guess i’m just wondering if I purchase the required s
My husband and I are planning on travelling across Europe for 1 month (Dec - Jan). What pass do you recommend for the following itinerary?Should we buy a EURAIL pass for the international trains and a local train pass OR day trip tickets to travel within cities?6 days Zurich (Switzerland) Zurich to Zermatt (day trip return) 3 days in Prague (Czech Republic) Prague (Czech Republic) to Krakow (Poland) - International 3 days in Krakow (Poland) Krakow to Auschwitz (day trip return) Krakow (Poland) to Vienna (Austria) - International 4 days in Vienna (Austria) Vienna to Hallstatt (overnight and then return trip) Vienna (Austria) to Budapest (Hungary) - International 4 days Budapest (Hungary) 4 days Ljubljana (Slovenia)
My husband and I have purchased the 4 day pass (1st class). We will be travelling during winter (late Dec - early Jan). We are planning on using our 4x day pass to travel between the following locations:Zurich to Zermatt (day trip return) Czech Republic to Poland Poland to Austria Austria to HungaryWhat do you recommend doing if we want to travel by public transport within cities? Or where is the best place to start our research? We’d like to travel within the following locations: Within Zurich Within Prague Within Krakow AND Krakow to Auschwitz Within Vienna AND Vienna to Hallstatt Within Budapest Within Ljubljana
My husband and I have purchased the 4 day pass (1st class). We will be travelling during winter (late Dec - early Jan). If the train says ‘seat reservation not required’, can we just use our pass to sit within the 1st or 2nd class carriage? If the train says ‘seat reservation recommendation’, can we not reserve the seat and use our pass to sit within the 1st or 2nd class carriage? Is the primary benefit of buying a 1st class pass so that you get access to sit in 1st or 2nd class carriages, and of course if a seat is available in 1st class you can the added benefits such as extra space and comfortable seating? How does priority check-in work with the 1st class pass?
no problem to find trains from Tropea to Villa San Giovanni and from Messina Maritime to Palermo. But when I try to book a ticket for a passenger on the ferry between Villa San Giovanni to Messina Maritime, I get constantly for all ferries “a fully booked” reject?? From early in the morning till late in the evening, on working days and during weekends. Can somebody explain to me whether it is necessary to make a reservation on those ferries? Is capacity on those ferries a regular problem?
Im looking to book a trip form vienna to venice on a sleeper train th 16th of january. The rail planner app has the time of the train but you cant make a reservation. It says that you can also go to the obb website. In the website the prices are not available. From what i have seen the prices should be up 180 days in advance. Does anyone know how when will they be available?Thanks.
Sometimes I see that there are no reservations to Lille but some available to Brussels. If the train is stopping at Lille there seems no reason not to book the reservation to Brussels and leave at Lille. Obviously only if the train is scheduled to stop at Lille, hence the title.
Hello! Planning to book travel direct from Budapest to Zagreb on the IC204 route (train/bus 6.5 hr) in Jan 2024 but have noticed that this service isn't listed during that month at all. Does anyone know if there are upcoming changes to the route, as I can see this is available to book for the next few weeks, or whether it is too early and yet to be available for seat reservations?Thanks :)
Is there any way around the schengen visa requirement of reserving a hotel iternary. I wanted to use a eurail as the focus and deciding where to put your head on a whim. Eurail trains do offer sleepovers. One can find short term accommodation with ease. If there no way around this. Will I have to come up with a 30 nightime hostel/hotel revesations?
Hi there,I am a bit confused about using Eurail to travel on Eurostar from London to Paris on the 29th of December this year. I know this time is very busy, and the ticket prices on Eurostar are increasing significantly now. When I used Eurail to book a reservation, it always said, “Prices unavailable. No price results were found. Pass holder reservations may be sold out...”. I tried to use B-europe.com to make a reservation, but it’s only available for Eurail pass 1st class (it says that I’m using the 2nd class pass 😥).Is it fine for me to purchase the 1st class anyway, even though I’m using the 2nd pass?I know there is another option to transfer the Eurail 2nd pass to a 1st pass, but I have already made some reservations with my current 2nd pass, and I had to pay for these reservations. If I transfer to the 1st pass, it means I will lose them.Thanks for taking the time to read my question. I’m an overseas visitor and have never used this system before. Your answers would help me a l
My son and his best friend (22 and 23) are trying to get from Prague to Basel or Bern on Nov 24, 25, or 26 and eventually to Thun. They have eurail passes. The overnight train looked possible, but when you search Prague to Bern, there’s an issue with the last leg. When I search Prague to Basel, I don’t see the first leg of the prior trip and can’t book it. When I pick other stops, there’s only a paper ticket option, and they’re currently in Lisbon and bouncing around so mailing is not an option. Can they go in person to any train station and pick up a paper ticket? I’ve searched other trains and there’s one that’s insane—$1300 per ticket. The flight is $500 plus, and I was looking for that over night sleeper experience.
I like to make a reservation on the TGV train Brussel midi to Lyon Part Dieu. I just cant figure out on which platform i can do this? On b-europe i cant find the connection just under seat reservations and on the site of France is of course only the French cities you can find. Can someone tell me where i actually can make the seat reservation for this train?kinds regards,Tania
Hi all,We have recently purchased our 10 days flexi Eurail pass and would like to reserve our seat in Eurostar London- Amsterdam train dated 20th April 24.However, after trying since last 4 days in b-europe website, I am constantly getting the below message:"No connections matching your requests.Please change your search options (e.g. allow any type of trains, don't specify a via station or reduce extra transfer time)" I am unable to understand the above message. This message seems to be coming for almost all weekends after mid Jan 24. Same train is available to book on all other days even for 19th April and 21st April.So please help me out to understand, why no availability for weekends? Is the schedule not updated for weekends? Or is there no availability for this train left for 20th April?I am still 6 months far from travel,is it really possible that this train is booked for weekends as far as mid April?Would appreciate your assistance in this regard.Thanks,Sonali
Dear Community members, We have one travel day left in Eurail pass and last day of our trip - 14th of November - we are planning we spend in Disneyland. I am looking on the option to spend our last travel day for travelling from Marne la Valle to Airport Charles de Gaulle but seat reservation is quite expensive, it is showing to me around 80euros for 4 of us. Our flight is scheduled for 11AM. Is seat reservation is really required if the travel time is only 10 minutes? Can we enter the train with Eurail ticket without seat reservation?
I want to book two reservations on the 10:52 train from Stuttgart to Paris on Wednesday December 27 but the response on the Interrail Reservations site is always the same - "Bad RequestYour browser sent a request that this server could not understand.Size of a request header field exceeds server limit." Please can you help - how can I make this reservation? We both have Interrail passes. I have tried via the DB site - but they will only book trains within Germany not into France. The Belgium site will only do Eurostar trains. The French SNCF site doesn’t accept Interrail passes.
Using Eurail to book Bernina Express (train PE 952) reserved seats apparently costs $15 (USD). But booking reserves seats on the same train thru the Rhätische Bahn website www.rhb.ch costs CHF 26 ($28.87 USD). Is this correct??Will Rhätische Bahn (Bernina Express) honor the Eurail-booked seat reservation?
The map on the Eurail site shows no connection between Madrid and Cordoba. When I use the Plan your Journey section of the Eurail site, Cordoba is not selectable as a destination. But I am able to get a price for Madrid → Cordoba on the Eurail site. Can someone help me explain how this works? Thanks,Kathryn
Total noobie question: I have mapped out our trip in Spain. We will have four travel days in the month. When I price each leg, a first class ticket is about $16USD, so $32USD for my husband and I. Four trips would cost $128USD. A four day Eurail pass for seniors costs more than $700USD. What am I missing? Are there benefits to the Eurail pass that I am not taking into consideration? Or are Eurail passes not cost effective for short intercity trips (Barcelona → Valencia, Valencia→Madrid, Madrid →Cordoba, Cordoba-→Granada)Thanks for any insight!
Good Morning,We are a family of 4 living in London. We using London as our hub as I need to back in the city for work during the week. So we doing trips Friday through Sunday to different Countries. Are we able to use a Monthly Pass and travel from London to multiple cities. Of course we’ll pick a pass which allows us to access the countries we want to go to. Example would be;Week 1 London to Paris back to LondonWeek 2 London to Brussels back to LondonWeek 3 London to Amsterdam back to London
hello! i have a question about my pass. i have a global pass for 7 travel days in a month.i planned to start the trip on the 1 january 2024 and i already added all the trains i have to take to “my travel”; i was just wondering when i have to add a travel document to actually activate the pass because i don’t know if it actually have some kind of “expire date” or else.please help me :)
Hello. I am a first-time traveler in Europe. I booked reservations ahead of time. However, when I looked at the timetable for my first trip tomorrow, I noticed that there is a ride with the same schedule and seat reservation requirements. But the train names are different. Will this be a problem when I present my printed ticket?
Hi,i have a global pass for 4 days within a month. I travel from Amsterdam to Salzburg (and back of couse). I travel on 4 different days. I have 3 outbound/inbound days for the Netherlands. What about the 4th day that i travel in the Netherlands? If i book a 4th journey, e.g. from Salzburg to Amsterdam, can i book it uninterrupted or just untill Emmerich in Germany? What’s is the best policy?Thanks, Jan
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