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Rail Planner app + seat reservations for multiple trains on same day
Hello all. I have purchased a 5-day Eurail pass for use in May, and it is now time for me to reserve seats on certain trains that require such seat reservations.I have encountered a problem or puzzle involving booking such reservations through the Rail Planner app.The first day of travel, I must transfer between multiple trains with multiple seat reservations.The Rail Planner app consumed one of my five days for my first train trip, but now it says it will consume a second day for the second train trip, even though the second trip is still on the first day.Should I reserve the second trip or subsequent trips that day directly with the train operator, outside of the Rail Planner app? Or am I doing something else wrong?I was unable to get any help through other means, which brought me to this community forum.Thank you in advance for your help.Regards, Scott
First time in Europe and help please with my Trip :)
Hi Eurail Community, I am excited for my first time Europe Trip and trying do research as much as I can. I am new to Eurail and thinking to get 5 pass in month. What do you think about my trip? is it enough ? what would be extra expensis over the pass? what should I be careful? tips for cheaper option?-20th London - Paris-20th - 23th Paris-23th Paris - Zurich-23th - 25th Zurich25th Zurich to Bernina express( taking reginal trains for cheap option) tirano to Milan25th - 26th Milan26th Milan - Venice26th -27th Venice( we were thinking night train from Venice to Budepest but we ran out dates so happy to explore somewhere close to Venice or Milan:))Thanks for in advance. Hope its clear and open to any sugestions.
Help needed Barcelona - Freiburg by train
Hi everyone, I want to reserve seats for Barcelona - Freiburg for the 12, 13 or 14 of August.I am new to Interrail. In the past I’ve done the route Barcelona - Freiburg, but SCNF keeps making things complicated.I used to do Barcelona - Paris and then Paris - Freiburg but, the TGV Paris - Freiburg doesn’t show up anymore.Also, I don’t understand how should I reserve a seat with SCNF? I have bought the Interrail Global pass. I read on this forum I have to call them? Is there an online way to book this?The Interrail website gives me reservation prices but when I click on each option the price disappears and there’s no booking option. Also the price is quite high, like 48€. Is that usual?Also RENFE says they will have AVEs Barcelona - Lyon before summer, but they are still not rolling. Any help on how to do Barcelona - Freiburg by train and on how to get SNCF seat reservations will be welcomed😊
Point to point ticket from one country to another
I live in Switzerland and have a general pass, so I can travel on any train in the whole country without buying additional tickets. I want to buy a one country pass for italy 4 days to go visit my boyfriend in Rome two weekends during a month. Now, since by buying it I could travel without buying an additional ticket in Switzerland and in Italy, but not from Switzerland to Italy and back, I need to buy a ticket to get through the border. My question is, can I buy one ticket from the last stop before the border in Switzerland to the first stop after the border in Italy (Como) or do I need to buy the ticket from the stop I get on the train to the stop i get off (Milan)?
I have the interrail pass and travelling to Paris on the weekend. The last train needs seat reservation but I cannot reserve through the app. It says “Pass holder reservation may be sold out”I have everything planned and really cannot cancel my travel! Is there any other way I can get the seat reservation?Thanks!
Times on interrail not matching times on rail europe
Hi We’re exploring options for our trip and are slightly confused as trip options which come up under ‘Rail Europe’ don’t appear as options under the interrail - one of the journeys is TGV but the others aren’t. Has anyone else experienced this and if so can you advise on why and how this happens? Another thing is that we’d reserved seats with Deutsche Bahn for a journey which now no longer exists and they never let us know - so now it looks as if we’ll arrive at 11pm rather than 9pm (with a 9 year old in tow so not best pleased).Happy to provide more details but any general advice to start with would be gratefully received. Thanks
Search function in railplanner App doesn't work
When I search for a train station in the railplanner app to add a journey to my mobile pass, the search doesn't give me any results of trainstations I could add. I didn't do that at the beginning of my journey. And now I'm stuck and can't add any more journeys.Has anyone any ideas what I could do?I also have no results if I choose only one train station that is in the list of already searched stations to show me the connections from there. Please help me out! Thank you so much!
Issues with booking tickets from London to Edinburgh -
When I search for reservations for 28 December, lots of booking times appear, but for each one, a red exclamation mark appears with the following statement Not available from Eurail.comThis seat reservation can’t be booked on our website. Check 'More information' for other ways to book.I have tried to click - More Information and the solutions it offers, do not work either.Is this related to the current rail strike?Or is there some other issue I am unaware of?I am trying to use my eurail pass from Australia.Getting worried that we will not be able to get there!thank you!
Trains from Milan to Nice
Travelling from Milan to Nice, Paris. What is the cheapest and shortest train route. The Eurorail requires to buy a global pass. But I will most likely take this train trip only once. What is my best option. Also please provide the website link with your recommendation. Thank you so much
Spain - is RENFE app a true guide to ticket office reservation availability?
I am preparing myself for travel across Spain to Portugal in the busy Christmas period by looking at the RENFE and Rail Europe apps to judge ticket availability, particularly on the San Sebastian - Madrid route. Just as an example, yesterday RENFE was showing ALL trains for TODAY as FULL whereas Rail Europe was showing availability on ALL trains. Same goes now for tomorrow’s 9.02am train.This baffles me - but the key question is what would the ticket office in San Sebastian be showing now? Would they have a reservation to sell me because in fact the Rail Europe app is showing a truer position than Renfe?Thanks, Scott
Booking a night train with e-ticket
I’m currently in Spain and trying to book a night train from Switzerland. It allows me to pay for the reservation but it says it’s going to send me a paper ticket. However I don’t have a fixed address and afraid that paper ticket will get lost somewhere. Isn’t there any option to get any electronic ticket or have them hold it at the station in Zürich? I can just travel across Europe and arrive in Zürich not knowing whether I have a night train or not. pS - i’ve tried calling the help number for OBB several times and it’s just an endless loop of German. I don’t know if they ever answer at all. Healthier your instructions are slightly off. Pressing one doesn’t do anything at all. Also the new longer open 24 hours. But I’m not sure if they take 20 minutes to answer or two hours. And it’s running down my Skype credit every time I’m just sitting here on hold because it’s strangely much more expensive than calling other foreign countries.
Small village suport (Spain and France)
Hi guys! I’m planing a trip starting 13 July 2021 to Spain, France and Italy. I’m thinking of geting the global pass. My question is regards to how much flexiblity do I get with trains if I’m going to smaller villages. I’m Planning on 16 July to Take a train from Barcellona to Carcossone France and then to Paris. (Leave Barcelona early in the morning and spend the day in Carcossone and then get to Paris late at night. Does this seem like a good idea? Will I get flexible times to and from a small city like Carcossone using Eurail? I want to make sure I can get to Carcossone with a cheaper ticket and be there in a good time but also leave Carcossone to get to Paris late at night (which i’m fine with). Thank you guys so much!
What should I do if I have more than 1 inbound and 1 outbound journey?
Hey everyone,I have a 5 days Global Pass. My country of residence is Germany. I was travelling from Sweden to Denmark, then into Germany and tomorrow I wanna leave to England. In January I will come back to Germany. I have just read that I can only use one inbound and one outbound journey. What should I do? Should I book a ticket to Brussels without interrail so I don’t use another outbound journey, Will I be able to use interrail from England in January?Many thanks Laura
Eurostar London-Paris reservation. What are the costs?
Hi All!I'll be visiting the UK and would like to purchase tickets for a one day trip to Paris and back. However, when looking up information, I'm a bit confused as to what to pay? Would like to do 1st class seats there, but I am reading that I also have to purchase a reservation. Can someone please guide me to a good website on purchasing tickets and what excited is needed? Also, do I need a global pass for this one day trip?
Problems booking train seat from France to Barcelona
Hi, I have been trying to book 4 tickets from Paris (Gare de Lyon) to Barcelona-Sants on the 23rd of December (at 10:14 am). Every time I try to checkout to pay, the website tells me that there is an error and that I have to find other options. I tried to book in every train on the same day and on the next day, but still the error message appears. Is there any other way to book those seats?
I used up my inbound and outbound journey. Can I use my pass starting at the border, or at the first station after the border?
Due to unfortunate circumstances, I had to interrupt my trip and used both my inbound/outbound travel days to The Netherlands.When I want to resume my trip from my home country, I can use my Dutch subscription until the border. However, how does it work with Interrail? Can I use my pass starting at the border, or at the first station after the border? In other words: Do I need to buy a supplementary ticket from the last Dutch station to the first non-Dutch station? Or do the two different train cards merge seamlessly?
seat reservation for mobile pass not available paris to bayeux
I added a journey to our mobile pass from Paris to Bayeau and return in September (14/16). The system says I need a seat reservation. However, it will not allow be to make a seat reservation.How do I make a seat reservation? I would like to do it before I travel rather than waiting until Wearrive in Paris.(I made seat reservations before but there seems to be a problem now.) jim
how to book - works on the line
I wasn’t able to book a nightjet ticket for July on the Amsterdam to Vienna route via ÖBB as there weren’t any routes showing in my search. So I asked ÖBB’s customer services why this was, and got a reply today: “The reason why the Nightjet from Amsterdam to Vienna is not bookable is due to construction works. The timetable still has to be worked out for this. Therefore, please keep trying to book the desired journey.” Does anyone know about this, and when the timetable is likely to be “worked out”? I am a bit confused about the advice to keep trying! I’ve got a whole family holiday resting on very specific travel requirements, so would appreciate a bit of help understanding if I should just find an alternative if if it’s likely I’ll be able to book this route in a few months. I could ask ÖBB but the last reply took 11 days so thought it would be faster here. Thanks!
Reservation for friends
Hi I need help again,so I added my friends to my trip with their Mail and their order number. We all have the mobile pass, however when I want to make a reservation, the prices are unavailable. Since we have a really long trip (Vienna-Copenhagen), we would like to sit together but I do not understand how we are supposed to reserve a place next to each other.
Travelling in Estonia
Hi, I’ve seen on the website eurail.com that Estonia and its railways Elron should be covered in the Global Pass. My plans hae changed a bit and I’m currently in Estonia but I’m unable to find any of the Estonian towns in the official Eurail timerables and thus can’t “purchase” any ticket. What can I do? My Pass will be valid from tomorrow. Has anything changed and Estonia isn’t part of Eurail anymore? Thanks
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