I’m planning my first Europe trip and new to EU rail system.
I have taken a 5 day Global pass and trying to book reservations for traveling from Hamburg to Barcelona on June 21st. It includes two changes via Karlsruhe HBF and Paris EST. EU Rail planner says I need seat reservation to board train ICE 9574 from Karlsruhe HBF to Pars EST. However, when I try to book reservation through EU Rail planner app or their website, it says ‘price unavailable’. My cousin tried to book on my behalf at Hamburg train station and they said it can be done only by the passenger coming in-person. I tried book via DB website too but it says ‘reservation impossible’.
- Now how do I book my ticket? What are my options other than buying ticket in-person?
- If in-person is the only option, can it be done anywhere in Europe? (I’ll reach Barcelona in 5 days)
I do not want the pass holder seats to run out by the time I reach Barcelona or Germany to buy this ticket. Can somebody please help me figure this out! It’d be really helpful!!
Thank you for your time!
Best answer by AnnaBView original