Train reservations in Germany

Seat reservations and night train reservations

Costs & overview

Train reservations in Germany

  • ICE International, Eurocity, Intercity 
    Reservation = optional (recommended for long distance travel)
    Availability = unlimited untill train is full 
    € 4,50 in 2nd class and € 5,90 1st class
  • NightJet
    Reservation = required  
    Availability = unlimited untill train is full
    €10-€20 p.p. for (reclining) seats, €20-€40 p.p. for couchette (bunk beds) or sleeping cars (€45-€105 p.p.)

  • Thalys (Cologne-Brussels-Paris)
    Reservation = required
    Availability = limited for Eurail/Interrail passholders (in high season often sold out) 
    € 25 in 2nd class, € 35 in 1st class

  • TGV / ICE to France (Munich-Stuttgart-Frankfurt-Paris) 
    Reservation = required
    Availability = limited for Eurail/Interrail passholders (in high season often sold out) 
    € 15-25 in 2nd class and 1st class

Rail Map - Germany

Rail Map - Germany