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Denmark (Copenhagen) to Netherlands (Amsterdam)
Hi! I’m travelling solo this summer throughout Europe, and this is my first time using eurail! I bought a 22 days pass so I’m hoping to travel by train as much as possible (in terms of travelling between cities/ countries) and not resort to other transport such as plane/ bus etc.. I need to go from Copenhagen to Amsterdam (or Utrecht) on 27 July, which requires me to first take a train to Hamburg I saw on the DB website (https://reiseauskunft.bahn.de/bin/query.exe/en?ld=43108&protocol=https:&seqnr=1&ident=2s.08833108.1685120803&rt=1&OK#hfsseq2|2s.08833108.1685120803) that I can go by a direct night train EN345 which operates on 27 July 2023 and is operated by SJ and reservation is compulsory I then went to SJ’s website (https://www.sj.se/en/kop-resa/valj-resa/K%C3%B6benhavn%20H/Hamburg%20Hbf/2023-07-27) to make a reservation but couldn’t find EN345 here nor any trains by SJ from Copenhagen to Hamberg that allows me to reserve any trains Now I have these questio
Schwedenreise: Kein Tagzug von Stockholm nach Lulea?
Hallo, ihr habt mir sehr geholfen. Danke. Ich konnte bis Stockholm reservieren. Interrail 1.Klasse, 2 Seniors, etwa 100 Euro Aufpreis. Von dort sollte es mit dem “Tagzug” weitergehen. Aber da finde ich nichts. Kann es sein, dass auf dieser Strecke am 14.6.23 tagsüber gar kein Hochgeschwindigkeitszug verkehrt und der Nachtzug 4096 SEK Aufpreis kostet (Private sleeping compartment)?Dank und Grüße von Roland.
SNCF cancelled Lille Europe to Paris Nord train 27 May due to strike. alternatives?
Help! I booked London St Pancras to Lille then Lille Europe to Paris Nord. The Lille Europe leg is cancelled due to strike. What are my alternatives? Can I exchange them? Eurail Pass user. Family of 8. Travel date 27 May
Fjordlines discount Stavanger to Bergen
Hi the discount code HRAIL30-D indicated for domestic discounts for Fjordlines gets activated but the price is not discounted not the payment is possible. ("Something went wrong with your payment. Please try again later.) I tried three browsers , didn't help. Any ideas how to get the discount. I want to travel on May 31. Thanks.
Can't book seats for EIC 40 train from Kutno to Berlin Ostbahnhof on 21 of June 2023 and EC 249 from Berlinh Hbf to Kutno on 26 of June 2023
I have Global Pass for 4 days in a month.I have bought almost all required seats to travel from Kutno, Poland to Paris Nord on 21-22 of June 2023. Also I have almost all needed seats to travel from Paris Nord to Kutno on 26 of June 2023.I had some difficulties finding thalys from Koeln to Paris, so I booked other tickets from Bruxells to Paris via Berlin. When buying then I didn’t book seats from Kutno to Berlin Ostbahnhof, as I wasn’t sure if everything will finish ok wit buying Thalys. Now I Can’t book the cheapest seats, seats for EIC 40 train from Kutno to Berlin Ostbahnhof on 21 of June 2023 and EC 249 from Berlinh Hbf to Kutno on 26 of June 2023 which were only available to deliver by post. What should I do next?
Trieste to Zagreb via Ljubljana
Hi! I’m trying to check my route from Trieste to Zagreb in early September on the Interrail website to see if I need to make any reservations. At the moment the system is only showing one route (14h via Udine and Villach).I checked on the Deutsche Bahn website for the same day (7th Sept) and they’re showing a much simpler route taking the train via Ljubljana.Is this included in the Interrail pass, and if so, do you need a seat reservation?(also any reason why this isn’t showing up on interrail itself?)Thanks!
Individual pass joining with a group of people who have group pass- seat reservations
I am an individual who won a pass and I had a group of 5 friends who have also won a group pass. Because I didn´t want to go on my own, I have decided to go with them, having already paid for all of our Airbnbs. My question is if I will have to face any constraints regarding seat reservations ( having to be in a different place than their group or having to pay more) or regarding trips ( a trip that they are in is fully booked and I will have ot take another train all by myself). Apart from that, I would be tremendously thankful if you could give me any information regarding an individual person joining another group!
Big issue regarding Warsaw-Berlin EC44 train
Hello!So…what should I start with? Long story short…I want to buy seat reservations for Warsaw Centralna-Berlin Hbf on 22nd of June at around 12 o’clock. Last week I ve noticed several changes. The train EC44(EIC44) leaves now from Warsaw Gdanska and goes only to Berlin Lichtenberg…because of construction work on both sides…departure at 12:15 and takes longer. But thats not the problem. Problem is that seat reservation is still not possible. Moreover, the train shows now only on interrail mobile app and on intercity.pl. This connection doesn’t apparently exist anymore on interrail website or on db(bahn.com). I talked with both sides, the oddness is in the air. Soo if at first I wanted and couldn’t buy seat reservation, now I m not sure even if I am able to board it :)))so is anyone so kind to help us telling whats going on with this connection and how can we buy seat reservation? It s a 6h trip so standing isn’t an option. Thank you for any help :)
Refunds for delayed trains in Spain (Renfe)
Took a train yesterday from Madrid to Malaga which got delayed by a little over 30 minutes.Upon arrival at Malaga some passengers were queuing up to file for refund at the station ticket counter but since I was in a hurry I didn't bother.Also, since I only paid the reservation fee in combination with Global Eurail pass and not the full ticket price, I wasn't sure if there are refunds on the reservation fee as well just like full fare tickets.Thought I would ask here if someone can shed some light on this... basically the query is two-fold: 1. Are the reservation charges refundable on delayed Renfe high speed trains?2. Can a refund be claimed online or does one have to physically fill a form at the counter?Thanks in advance for your time. ..
How flexible is mobile pass?
Hello,I’ve done a trip once with interrail. So I know the basics, inbound-outbound, travel days, the difference between trip and journey etc. I was using a flexi paper pass back then.Now I am planning to do another trip and I have few questions about the mobile pass.My understanding is that once I activate it (and I need to do this in order to book the reservations) - my trip gets fixed and I cannot change it, i.e. I am going from place A to B on the days X, Y, Z and I cannot change it either to be from place A to C or on days, X, Y, Q.But does it really work like that? I remember when I used paper pass each day I could decide that I want to travel that day and get on that or another train. I had a lot of flexibility.I would like to give an example below:Let’s say I need 4 travel days: 13, 14, 18 and 30th I need to book a reservation for a train on 13th. If I understood correctly, in order to do that I need to submit a trip in the app and activate my pass. From that moment my trip is
Pass(es) needed for Austria, Germany, Switzerland, Italy
I’m pretty overwhelmed trying to figure out what passes may be necessary for June 2023 trip for 4 travelers (2 adults, 2 youth). Could someone assist? Generally, I think my questions are:Do we need Global Passes, and what exactly will it cover/not cover of the travel locations below? If not, what do you suggest? Is an extra pass required within Germany, Switzerland, Austria, or Italy? Are there certain times or lines which might require actual reservations? If so, should I book those far in advance or a couple days prior? Below is our itinerary:Day 1 (13 Jun 2023): Arrive at Vienna airport, get to Westbanhof (Might this be covered by Global Pass?), Day 2 - Vienna (will Global pass cover getting to and from Westbahnhof to Stephansplatz/Vienna?) Day 3 - Vienna to Salzburg Day 4 - Salzburg to Munich Day 4-5- In and around Munich (Does Global pass cover travel within Munich, To/From Dachau?) Day 6 - Munich to Zurich, then Zurich to Lucerne (This is where I get really confused. Are Switzerl
Outbound trip cannot be used
So I'm trying to book an outbound trip back to my home country, but whatever I do it won't let me do it. Also noticed that the travel day is being used as an in/out bound journey which should not be the case since it’s a outbound journey... Also the app is so backwards, sometimes it tells me to do actions on the website… For what do you have an app for then?
London St Pancras to London Bridge
Hello everybody! Taking the Eurostar back to London this weekend and have a small query on how to get to London Bridge from St Pancras.... if possible using only the Eurail Global Pass. The Eurail App doesn't show any direct routes but on digging I found this route below: However, since the reliability of the app has come under the clouds during my stay in Spain, thought I would ask here for greater clarity… By the way, my ultimate destination is High Brooms (via London Bridge): Also, if there's another direct way to get to High Brooms from St Pancras International, please do let me know. Many thanks in advance for taking the time to respond. Regards.
Traveling throughout Europe making Reservations
I have a 30-day Global Eurail Pass and I do not want to activate the pass until I get to Denmark on the 30th of May. I want to reserve a couple of trips but I do not want to activate my pass now because I do not want my days to stay yet. However, there are a few trains we're they say they get filled fast and if course these are the trains I will need to stay on schedule My Questions... 1) When I land in Denmark on the 30th of May will a person working at the train station in Denmark be able to help me with reservation from say... Amsterdam to Cologne, Germany or any other country in Europe? 2) Or can a worker in Denmark or some other country only help with Reservations in their own country? 3) Is there a way I can reserve my spot on the train without activating my pass or anything similar to this?Thank you very much in advance!
Unable to reserve a cross-border seat (Poland-Germany & Germany-France) via DB
Hi!I'm trying to reserve a seat/seats on a Warsaw - Paris journey, via Berlin & Frankfurt.I can see the whole journey and each leg, but DB won't let me reserve a seat directly on the website.The issue seems to be the Warsaw - Berlin and Frankfurt - Paris legs, ie crossing the border.If I book separately, it seems that I can reserve the Berlin - Frankfurt leg with no issue (this, paradoxically, is the leg that the 'site refers to as 'high demand') - the other two legs aren't currently that busy.Changing the date, class, changover time... makes absolutely no difference.I had a similar problem booking Warsaw - Rijeka and found that Warsaw - Pszczyna, then Pszczyna - Wien (same train) got around the problem, but no luck here.On the Interrail Rail Planner it specifies that reservation is required for precisely the legs I can't book, but not the one I can(!)Any tips on how to get these legs of the journey reserved?I’ve been told that I may have to go to the international ticket office he
Stockholm - Hamburg: 1st class compartment
Hello,I would like to book a compartment on the Stockholm - Hamburg with my interrail 2nd class pass.I am searching by entering my pass number, but I only get results in 1st class.Can I make this reservation while making sure that I don't have an extra charge on the day of the trip?I asked this question via chat, but SJ seemed to be unsure...Has anyone been in the same situation?Thanks in advance!Amélie
CAN I STILL CHANGE THE START DATE OF MY INTERRAIL GLOBAL PASS?
Hello, I won an Interrail Global Pass via DiscoverEU and would like to use it for travel in the near future. The e-mails from DiscoverEU say I can activate it by 05/31/23 at the latest, so in 6 days and then use it by 06/30/23 at the latest. Now I went into my Interrail app and unfortunately I have to realize that my journey supposedly began on April 30th, 2023, which I didn't know anything about, I haven't even used my pass yet. My question: Is it still possible to change my Global Pass even though it's almost expired?Best regardsKonrad
Amsterdam to London - boarding time in between at Rotterdam Centraal
Hi there,I am trying to book a direct train from Amsterdam to London using the Eurail pass. I can see that the train stops at Rotterdam Centraal and has a half hour gap between the IC train and the Eurostar train. My concern is at the Boarding Time section, it says that check in closes at Rotterdam 30mins before the train leaves, and says to make sure you have 45-60mins for security and passport control. On the Eurail website it says there is 35mins in between but the IC arrives at 4:36PM and Eurostar leaves at 5:28PM, which is actually around 60mins. Is anyone able to explain and clarify whether it is 35mins or if it is 60mins (allowing for the passport check and all)?I have attached a screenshot of the times below.
Paris to Latour Night Train
Hi everyone,Hoping someone can give me some insight on the Intercites night trains. I am finding conflicting information and schedules that don’t make sense.I am trying to go from Paris to Latour de Carol on Wednesday, July 19 on the direct night train. There is currently no direct night train showing on this route on SNCF for every weekday in July - only weekends. Same thing with the Paris - Cerbere night train.During the month of June, there are many departures showing for this route every day of the week (including the night train). Is it possible that there are actually far fewer departures during the summer months? I am able to find the opposite route available for booking (Latour to Paris) for any day of the week.Thanks in advance for any insight or advice.
Travel days & which pass to purchase
Hello,I have a question regarding travel days and which pass to purchase. My itinerary will be starting in London then going to 7 other locations. It says we require 8 travel days but we believe it will only be 7. It seems like it is counting London as a travel day even though we will only be leaving from there. Just trying to determine whether to get the 7 day or 10 day pass.
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