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SJ Night Train at a glance

The SJ Night Train oozes adventure! One of Europe most modern trains in Europe. You can travel while you sleep and reach your destination fresh and ready for more adventure.

The SJ Night Train have wide range of comfort facilities, from a couchette to a 1st Class private compartment containing a WC, shower, where breakfast, a morning newspaper and access to the SJ Lounge are all included.

While travelling at night, you can enjoy the latest movies played in the onboard cinema. Two films are played during the night. In the morning younger ones can enjoy a child movie.

The SJ Night Train network

The SJ Night Train serves the following main cities in Sweden: Malmö, Gothenburg, Östersund and Stockholm. Below are examples of some popular routes and their travel duration.

Domestic night trains

Popular journeys
JourneyTravel duration
Gothenburg – Åre 13h
Stockholm – Åre 8h
Malmö – Stockholm 8h
Stockholm – Luleå/Kiruna/Narvik 11h 10
Gothenburg – Luleå/Kiruna/Narvik 19h 45
Stockholm – Oslo (summer season only) 8h
Malmö – Berlin (not during winter time) 7h
Malmö – Oslo (summer season only) 7h 30

Our tip

Tickets prices are subject to demand and supply. For better deals, choose to travel off peak.

Before you board

The stations
First Class ticket holders can use the SJ Night Train Lounge in Stockholm and Göteborg. Several services are offered in the Lounge ranging from food, shops, Wi-Fi Internet access and travel assistance.

Check-in & boarding
Check-in can be done well in advance when travelling from Stockholm, Malmö or Åre.

Pets are accepted in seating cars.

On board

The SJ Swedish Night Train offers four classes of service:
Sleeper Single Deluxe 1st Class Sleepers 2nd Class Sleepers 2nd Class Seats
1-bed cabin
Double deluxe (2-bed cabin)
Private shower and toilet
Towels included
Shower and toilet outside of cabin
3-bed or 2-bed cabin
Couchette Compartments 6-bed cabin
Sheet, sleeping bag and blanket
Breakfast, Lunch Dinner, Snack: Service in the train’s restaurant carriage
The SJ Night Train Berlin Night Express from Malmö – Berlin has two classes:
Sleeping Car Couchette Compartments
Breakfast, Lunch Dinner, Snack: Service in the train’s restaurant carriage
1-bed and 2-bed compartments
Air conditioning
Private shower and toilet
Towels included
6-bed compartments
Sheets, blankets and pillows

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  • A. The Rail Protection Plan is not mandatory. However it is better to have the insurance in the event of a loss of personal belongings and theft.

    Note: The Rail Protection Plan insurance is non-refundable and non-exchangeable.



  • A. The Lyria First class includes comfortable reclyning seats as well as food and beverages, available at the bar-buffet car.

    The Lyria Second class includes spacious legroom as well as food and beverages, available at the bar-buffet car.



  • A. Yes. ICE trains have a Bordbistro and/or a Bordrestaurant. You have a variety of breakfast menus and main dishes. The menu often offers German and regional specialities which are freshly prepared. The Bordbistro has snacks and a wide selection of drinks. If you are travelling in First class on board ICE trains, you can have your meal delivered at your seat.


  • A. No. Rail Passes are non-transferable. They contain the name of the traveller and cannot be reprinted. However holders of a Rail Pass can reschedule his trip as a Rail Pass is valid up to 6 months from the date of purchase.


  • A. Bicycles are admitted in some trains. They must be put into a box in a separate car. Extra charges may apply. On EC, IC, ICE, and TGV trains bicycles are considered as checked lugages and must be wrapped with wheels and pedals detached.


  • A. Yes. A reservation is needed to board the Eurostar. Bookings can be done up to 6 month before departure. Please note that Eurail passes and the France Rail pass do not include Eurostar. However a discount is offered for Eurostar ticket when you are a holder of a Eurail Pass or a France Rail Pass.


  • A. The Spanish day trains’ First class includes comfortable reclining seats, video and audio programs on major routes and food and beverages served at your seat by a friendly staff.

    The Spanish day trains’ Second class includes spacious legroom, video and audio programs on major routes and food and beverages available at the bar-buffet car.



  • A. You can only travel from Cologne to Brussels with ICE trains. The extension is not valid on the Thalys train. There are 4 daily ICE trains between Germany and Belgium.


  • A. The Eurail Italy Pass can be used on the entire Italian rail network. Pass holders ban benefit from free ferry crossing, discount and other bonuses. First class holders can have a free transfer from Roma Fiumicino Airport or Pisa Airport with the Eurail Italy pass.


  • A. Yes. You can have unlimited travel onboard trains in the countries that are on your Rail Pass.


  • A. - A Rail Pass or a Rail Ticket usually costs half of that of an adult. Please note that some passes do not have child fares. Child tickets are available on most trains though they can vary.

     In Switzerland, children under 16 years old can have free travel if accompanied by an adult with a Swiss Pass.

     In Birtain, children aged 5 to 15, can have free travel when accompanied by a paying adult.



  • A. Yes, but not with your Single Country Pass. You will have to buy other tickets to reach a city found in another country. Your Single Country Pass allows you to travel to the border of the country mentioned on your pass. From there buy a ticket to reach another European country.


  • A. Passengers can carry up to 2 medium sizes cases and 1 piece of hand luggage. Total dimensions should not exceed 85cm. Passengers who have more than the stated pieces of luggage will incur a fee which will be due at the inbound Eurostar terminal.


  • A. Yes. A reservation is required to board a high speed TGV Lyria . If you have an Eurail Pass which includes France or Switzerland, then you are entitled to a Pass Holder fare which usually includes a discount. Those who have a Swiss Pass or a France Rail Pass can also have a Pass Holder fare.


  • A. TGV, the French high speed train, connects many major cities of France. You’ll need only 58 minutes to reach Lille from the Paris and 3 hours at most to reach the Bordeaux by the TGV. The sunny south of France and Marseille can be reached in 3 hours by the TGV.


  • A. You can 1 passenger at a time for a single room. Other options included sharing the room with somebody.


  • A. A validated pass is a pass which has been stamped "valid" by a rail staff at the train station.


  • A. Any person aged 60 or above is eligible to a Eurostar Senior fare.


  • A. Yes, you can make a reservation for a seat on a train if you have a Second Class ticket.


  • A. The Heathrow Express servesPaddington station in London.


  • A. A rail day starts from midnight of a particular day and ends at midnight of the next day. In this lapse of time, you can have unlimited train travel by using a valid Rail Pass.


  • A. Cities with nearby airports have an excellent public transport connection (Train, bus, taxi or subway). You can take the train or any other transport method to reach a train station found the city center. Trains usually have a direct connection to city centers. The following European airports are linked to their respective city center by train: Amsterdam Schiphol, Athens, Barcelona, Berlin Schoenefeld, Birmingham, Brussels National, Cologne, Copenhagen, Dresden, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Geneva-Cointrin, Glasgow, Graz, Hannover, Krakow, Leipzig, London Gatwick, London Heathrow, London Stanstead, Madrid, Malaga, Manchester, Munich, Milan Malpensa, Newcastle, Nice, Nuremberg, Oslo, Palermo, Paris Charles de Gaulle, Paris Orly, Pisa, Porto, Rome Fiumicino, Southampton, Stockholm, Stuttgart , Torino, Tronheim, Valencia, Vienna , and Zurich.


  • A. To retrieve an e-ticket, you will need to enter your booking reference in the self service ticket terminal found at train stations. You can found the reference in your booking summary. In France, you will need to enter your family name as well.

    Please note: You will reveice your reference in your inbox for "Print @ home" tickets.



  • A. A pass holder (passholder) fare is a reduced fare offered to pass holders when the rail route needs requires a ticket. Usage of a pass holder fare will necessitate the use of 1 day on your rail pass.


  • A. The Talgo 200 First class includes comfortable reclining seats, video and audio programs and food and beverages served at your seat by a friendly staff.

    The Talgo 200 Second class includes spacious legroom, video and audio programs and food and beverages available at the bar-buffet car.



  • A. You will be eligible to a pass holder fare on the Eurostar. You must purchase other BritRail products to obtain more discounts.


  • A. You can use one of the many self service terminals at the train station in France or the UK or the USA, depending on the product that you have chosen.


  • A. - First class has fewer seats thus allowing more legroom and space. Seats are usually larger and can recline. Other services are available for free. For better comfort on long journeys, First class is preferred.

     Second class has more seats, with less legroom but they are usually 50% cheaper.



  • A. Yes. If you have a twin pass to travel in Germany, you need two German Rail Pass Extensions.


  • A. The AVE offers two types of First class (Club class and Preferente class) and one type of Second class (Tourist class).

    AVE Club class includes audio and video programs, access to the AVE lounges, comfortable reclining seats, spacious legroom, table at each seat, food and beverages served at your seat.

    AVE Preferente class includes access to the AVE lounges, comfortable reclining seats, a selection of video and audio programs, as well as food and beverages served at your seat.

    AVE Tourist class includes spacious legroom, video and audio programs as well as food and beverages at the bar buffet car.



  • A. Tickets for TGV can be bought online on our website. You can choose to have your tickets delivered in your inbox through the “Print @ home” ticketing solution or you can choose to retrieve your rail ticket from self-service ticketing machines found at the train stations in France.


  • A. The Eurail Italy Pass is a country pass to explore Italy by train. The Eurail Italy Pass is valid for one month and holders can choose to travel from 3 to 10 days.


  • A. A Full fare ticket is bookable up to 3 days before the travel date. You can book a ticket up to 50 days in advance to benefit from the Book Early fare. The Book Early fare is the cheapest fare offered on Italo trains and is only available for Smart class.


  • A. Italo offers 3 different classes of travel: Club Class, Prima Class and Smart Class.

     In Club class, which the equivalent if first class, passengers have the following services: 1 dedicated steward/hostess, welcome drink and snacks, daily newspapers, complimentary expresso, personal touch screen TV and large reclining seats. A supplement is needed for Catering service in Club Pass.
     In Prima class, which is equivalent to business class, passengers have 2 dedicated stewards/hostesss, welcome drink and snacks, daily newspapers, complimentary expresso and a large reclining seat. A supplement is needed for Catering service in Prima Pass.
     In Smart class, which is equivalent to second class, passengers have 2 dedicated stewards/hostesses and comfortable seats.



  • A. Yes. For that you have to take a local or regional train to reach your destination. Local and regional travel everywhere in European countries, though they take more time than high speed trains.


  • A. The following trains need a reservation: Eurostar, Thalys, Lyria, all TGV’s, AVE, TGV France-Italy, Renfe, Trenitalia, Riveria, Swedish trains, City Night Line, DB (German) night trains, Elipsos, and the Paris-Germany night train. The Swiss Scenic trains and some of the German ICE trains will also need reservations depending on routes and time of travel. To verify, look at the details on the fare results. You will if the reservation is included or not.


  • A. The Talgo Day’s First class includes comfortable reclining seats and food and beverages, available at the bar-buffet car.

    The Talgo Day’s Second class includes spacious legroom and food and beverages, available at the bar-buffet car.



  • A. The Swiss Pass allows you to travel on all trains operated by national railway company of Switzerland as well as its other public transport. However a reservation is needed to board international high speed trains (such as the ICE train to Germany, the TGV Lyria to France and Railjet to Budapest), scenic trains (Bernina Express, Glacier Express, Golden Pass and Wilhelm Tell Express )and overnight trains. Reservations are not included in the Pass. Domestic and local trains do not require a reservation.


  • A. Yes. A reservation is required to board a high speed ICE train, namely the ICE Sprinter which has special and additional services on board. The following routes operated by the ICE Sprinter requires a reservation : Hamburg HBF - Frankfurt HBF, Frankfurt HBF- Berlin HBF, Berlin HBF - Frankfurt HBF, Hamburg HBF – Koeln HBF and Koeln HBF – Hamburg HBF. Travellers can choose Eurail Global or Select Passes, with Germany included (Germany / Eurail Germany-Benelux Pass / Eurail Germany-Denmark Pass / Eurail Germany-France / German Rail Pass) to travel freely in Germany.


  • A. Tickets for TGV Lyria can be bought online on our website. You can choose to have your tickets delivered in your inbox through the “Print @ home” ticketing solution or you can choose to retrieve your rail ticket from self-service ticketing machines found at the train stations in France.


  • A. In some cases, Yes. High speed trains, night trains or scenic trains require reservations. Local and regional trains do not require any reservation.


  • A. -On the London-Paris route, Eurostar runs every 30 minutes during peak period and every 60 minutes during low period.

     On the London-Brussels route, Eurostar runs every 2 hours.

     During the summer in Europe, Eurostar operates 2 daily trips to Disneyland in Paris (1 trip in winter).



  • A. In most cases, Rail Pass is not valid on buses and subways. However Rail Passes are valid on local or regional trains.

    Swiss Pass is the only exception. Swiss Pass is valid for all transport systems in 37 Swiss cities and towns.



  • A. You can book your ticket to travel on board the Thalys to 3 months in advance. That’s 90 days early, during which time you can plan your trip thoroughly. You can buy your tickets at the earliest to have the best fares.


  • A. From Germany, several cities in bordering countries can be reached. The Intercity Express (ICE) goes to Brussels, the DB Expressbus to Prague, the DB-ÖBB Eurocity to Kufstein and Innsbruck and the DB-ÖBB Eurocity to Bolzzano/Bozen, Verona, Bologna and Venice.


  • A. The Thalys First class includes comfortable reclining seats as well as food and beverages available at your seat.

    The Thalys Second class includes spacious legroom as well as food and beverages available at your seat.



  • A. With Eurostar train you can reach Paris from London or vice-versa directly. Other major European cities and destinations can also be reached directly: Brussels, Lille and Disneyland Paris. The French town of Avignon and the Alps can be reached on a seasonal basis through a weekly connection.


  • A. Two classes of service are offered on board the TGV – First class and Second class. In First class, passengers have large seats, power sockets for portable devices and access to the bar buffet. If you are travelling in second class, you can also have access to a vast selection of meals and beverages.


  • A. Yes some Rail Passes can be bought in Europe, but they will be at a higher cost. However we recommend to buy your pass before your arrival in Europe for better planning and to beneficiate from a lower fare.


  • A. Book a room with 3 beds. If none is available you can book for a T4 (4 beds) or a T6 (6 beds).div>

  • A. There is no Senior fare available for Italo trains. However children aged from 4 to 14 have a 25% discount on the full adult fare. As for children under 3 years old, they can travel for free if they do not require any seat.


  • A. Passengers can carry up to 2 hand luggages. The total weight should not exceed 20kg (44 pounds). Total dimensions should not exceed more than 2m50. Passengers are sole responsible for their luggage which they must store in designated areas in the AVE trains.


  • A. Yes. Check-in is opened for travellers 30 minutes before the departure of the AVE train. Embarkation will stop 2 minutes prior to departure. Please note that passport and ticket control will take place before boarding AVE trains. Holders of an Eurail Pass which includes Spain need to validate the pass and have a reservation before departure.


  • A. Yes. We recommend you to buy your tickets and make your reservations before departure. The price may be lower if you buy well in advance. Late reservations can lead to a fully booked train or discrupted travel.


  • A. - Business class and Premier class offer First class services on trains. Travallers can enjoy access to lounge before departure, meals at seat, Wi-Fi Internet to name a few services.

     Flexi First class includes large seats on day trains and comfortable couchettes or sleepers on night trains. Meals are available for purchase. Flexi First class are exchangeable.

     Best Price First class includes large seats at the lowest price. Large seats, couchettes and meals can be available. Some restrictions may apply.

     Flexi Second class is exchangeable with seats on day trains and couchettes or sleepers on night trains.

     Best Price Second class includes the same services as a Flexi Second Class at the lowest ticket price. However some restrictions may apply.

     Super Saver class includeds reclining seats at the lowest price on night trains. Some restrictions may apply.



  • A. - Single Sleeper has one bed, a water sink and towels. This compartment has a secure door, an electrical outlet and a luggage storage area. Note: Deluxe single accommodations come with a private restroom. They are offered on Talgo (France to Spain/Spain to Switzerland/Spain to Italy) overnight trains and Paris-Germany night trains.

     Double Sleeper has 2 beds, a water sink and towels. This compartment has a secure, an electrical outlet and a luggage storage area. Couples, families and travellers of the same sex can share a sleeper (sleeper must be full). Note: Deluxe double accommodations include a private restroom.

     T2 is a Second Class compartment with two beds.

     T3 compartment has 3 beds, a water sink and towels. This compartment has a secure door, an electrical outlet and a luggage storage area. Couples, families and travellers of the same sex can share a sleeper (all beds must be booked).

     T4 compartment has 4 beds, a water sink and towels. This compartment has a secure door, an electrical outlet and a luggage storage area. If cabins are gender specific, couples and families can only share a sleeper is all beds are booked.

     T6 (couchettes) is the most basic compartment on an overnight train. Couchettes have 6 beds and washrooms are at the end of each train car. These compartments are available in second-class only.



  • A. Two classed of service are offered on board the ICE trains – First class and standard class. If you are travelling in First class, you can have individual video screens, power sockets for portable devices and DVD players. ICE trains have quiet zones for those who prefer to travel without any noise disturbance.


  • A. No. Partially used or validated Rail Passes are not refundable.


  • A. The price depends on the ticket, the type of train, the choice of sleeping compartment. Just like day trains, prices on overnight trains will vary depending on the choice of services, quality of comfort and travel distance.


  • A. The TGV’s First class includes comfortable reclining seats and food and beverages, available at the bar-buffet car.

    If Premier service is offered, a meal service will feature in the services.

    The TGV’s Second class includes spacious legroom and food and beverages, available at the bar-buffet car.



  • A. Eurail Select Pass is only available for first class. However Eurail Select Youth Pass is offered in second class for travellers under 26 years old.


  • A. Yes. Passengers can use baggage lockers which are found between the coaches. However they have to make a 1 euro deposit. There are also luggage areas at the end of the carriage which can be used without any supplement.


  • A. Yes. You should buy before your travel date to avoid fully booked trains. Buying in advance will guarantee you a seat onboard. Furthermore, you will benefit from the best price and discounts when you buy your train ticket in advance.


  • A. - Eurail Global Pass offers unlimited travel in first class coaches throughout 23 European countries. You can choose to travel from 15 consecutive days to 3 months or else 15 flexible days within a 2 month period. The Eurail Global Pass includes bonuses.

     Eurail Select Pass offers unlimited travel in 3 to 5 bordering countries in Europe. Bonuses are included.



  • A. You will be offered the Ticketless purchasing solution to travel on board Italo trains in Italy. With the Ticketless, you just need to note your PNR (passenger number reference) and notify the on-board staff before travelling. The Ticketless purchasing solution is more convenient and has no shipping fees.


  • A. Eurail Select Pass allows you to travel on all trains operated by national railway company of the countries that you have chosen. However a reservation is needed to board high speed trains, scenic trains and overnight trains. Reservations are not included in the Pass.


  • A. You can take a train at a train station which offers a maximum of information and facilities to guide travellers. Large Departure and Arrival boards, found in train stations, indicate the departure time or the arrival time of a particular train. The train number and the platform are displayed alongside. You just have to match the train number and departure time which are printed on your reservation/ticket to displayed information on the board in order to know which train you should take and at which platform number.

    Before hopping on the train, check for your coach or carriage number on your reservation/ticket. Coach numbers are well indicated on the lateral sides of all trains. First, Second or any other classes are also indicated.

    Once onboard the train, match the seat number with that indicated on you reservation/ticket.

    European trains have pictographs (graphic drawings) which represent international symbols in order to assist any passenger. Don’t forget that the railway staff is always available to guide you.



  • A. -Children aged from 0 to 4 years old included are not required to have a sleeper reservation or ticket if they share a bed with another person.

     A special child’s fare applies if a child aged between 4 and 11 years or below 4 years old requires a separate bed.



  • A. No. Eurostar does not transport any vehicule. However you can transport your car by using Le Shuttle. For reservations with Le Shuttle, please call 08705 35 35 35 or at www.eurotunnel.com


  • A. A Friends and Families Pass is available for a group of 2 to 5 travellers at a discounted rate. The group must travel together all the times. The names of every participant will be printed on a unique pass. Therefore travellers won’t be able to travel separately.


  • A. A travel day is defined as the period of time starting from 12 am to 12 am of the next day. It is a complete 24h period. With the Swiss Pass, you can take as many trains and public transport as you want during a travel day.


  • A. Rail Passes can be bought up to 6 months in advance prior to your first travel day onboard a train. Please note that passes have to be validated within 6 months of the date of issue.


  • A. You can choose a T4. If none is available you can choose 2 double compartments.


  • A. Yes. Most train stations have lockers of luggage storage facilities. Those services are available for a minimal cost. If you want a locker, make sure to have some change with you. You can find more information about luggage storage on our train stations pages.


  • A. No. There is no check-in before departure. However rail officials will control your ticket and passport during the journey. Make sure you have all your valid travel documents with you while on board a Thalys train. Please note that children under 12 years old are not allowed on board if they are travelling alone.


  • A. Gender Specific means that compartment are either for men or women. Both sexes cannot travel or sleep in the same comportment. If you or your companion wishes to stay together, you must book the whole compartment and beds. The following trains use the Gender Specific rule: ELipsos, CNL, Lusitania, Spanish Night trains.


  • A. You can book your tickets to travel on board Frecciarossa trains up to 4 months in advance. That’s 90 days early, during which time you can plan your trip to Spain thoroughly.


  • A. Your Rail Pass will start to be effective when the railway staff stamps it.


  • A. You can validate your Rail Pass at the train station. A railway staff will write down the first and last day of validity on your pass and will stamp it. This procedure must be done before using your Rail Pass.


  • A. Yes. You have to reserve a seat. All high speed trains require a seat reservation.


  • A. TGV Lyria connects many major cities of France and Switzerland. Thus Lyria offers a high speed service between Paris-Gare de Lyon, Dijon and Swiss cities such as Geneva, Lausanne, Basel, Neuchatel, Bern and Zurich. There is a seasonal connection offered by the Lyria trains from Paris to Swiss resorts in the canton of Vaud and Valais. Towns served through the seasonal service are : Château-d’Oex, Leysin, Les Diablerets, Villars, Verbier, CransMontana, Leukerbad, Saas-Fee and Zermatt to name a few.


  • A. Yes, trains have water closet or toilets which are easily accessible and are clearly marked with a WC sign. If you want to use the WC, you will find them in front or at the back or each carriage. They include a washbasin.


  • A. Unfortunately you can’t. Each passenger is allowed to carry 2 suitcases and 1 handbag.


  • A. A Rail Pass month is based on a calendar month. If a Rail Pass validity begins on the 15th of a month, then its expiry date will be the 14th of the following month at midnight.


  • A. - A Full Fare has no restrictions. The ticket can be exchanged and refunded even after the departure date. You must send the ticket to your local travel agent within 60 days of the train’s departure date to benefit from an exchange or a refund. Click here to get the Contact Us adress.

     Value Fare is a ticket which is not exchangeable and not refundable.

     Youth Fare which applies for travellers under the age of 26 years old is exchangeable before departure date and in Europe. The ticket is however not refundable.

     Passholder Fare can be exchanged when you arrive in Europe. It is however not refundable. Passholder Fare is issued in colligation with the relevant Rail Pass.

     Senior Fare is issued for travellers over 60 years old and is can be exchanged when you arrive in Europe. It is however not refundable.



  • A. First class Rail Pass allows you to travel in all sleeper accommodations. Second class Rail Pass allows you to travelin T3 compartments. Some T4 are available with First or Second class Rail Passes. You should check the details to know on which class the T4 is offered.


  • A. The TGV Med First class includes comfortable reclyning seats as well as food and beverages, available at the bar-buffet car.

    The TGV Med Second class includes spacious legroom as well as food and beverages, available at the bar-buffet car.



  • A. Frecciarossa trains connect most major cities of Italy. The high speed Italian train connects the city of Turin to Salerno as well as Northern Italy to Southern Italy and more particularity the cities of Mila, Bologna, Florence, Rome and Naples. Bologna to Florence is just a 37 minute route by train, and it takes less than 3 hours to connect Rome to Milan. High speed trains connect Milan to Florence in only 1 hour and 45 minutes.


  • A. -No. A First Class ticket only allows you to board a train. You need to have a reservation to be guaranteed of a seat on the train.

     Please note that some First Class tickets can included a reservation for a seat on a train.



  • A. Two classes of service are offered on board the Frecciarossa trains – First class and Second class. If you have chosen to travel in First class, you will be offered a welcome drink, a snack and a newspaper. Second class is ideal if you are on a budget. Both First class and Second class on the Frecciarossa, offer Wi-Fi Internet.


  • A. You can book your ticket to travel on board the TGV up to 3 months in advance. That’s 90 days early, during which time you can plan your trip to France thoroughly. You can buy your tickets at the earliest to have the best fares.


  • A. Passengers can carry up to 2 large bags and 1 piece of hand luggage. Passengers are sole responsible for their luggage in the Frecciarossa trains.


  • A. - First class has fewer seats thus allowing more legroom and space. Seats are usually larger and can recline. Other services are available for free. For better comfort on long journeys, First class is preferred.

     Second class has more seats, with less legroom but they are usually 50% cheaper.



  • A. No, this is not possible as the extension must be accompanied by your nominative rail pass bearing your passport number, name and country of residence.


  • A. Information on European trains schedule can be found easily and rapidly in the "start searching train tickets" menu.


  • A. No, the German Rail Pass Extension is only valid on the DB Expressbus between Munich/Nuremberg and Prague.


  • A.Yes. You can purchase your train ticket or rail pass using up to 3 different debit or credit cards. TrainTicket.com accepts Visa, Visa Electron, Master Card, Maestro, Amex and JCB. Those services are subject to your country of residence.


  • A. Two classes of service are offered on board the Lyria trains – First class and Second class. If you are travelling in First class, you will be served a cold meal at your seat. You will also have access to a selection of Swiss, French and International magazines and newspapers. You can book a taxi on board before arrival. If you are travelling in Second class, you can buy snacks and drinks at the bar-buffet car.


  • A. Italo trains offer high speed train services connecting the major cities of Italy such as Milano, Bologna, Firenze, Roma, Napoli, Salerno, Venezia, Torino and Padova. There are several daily connections between the main cities which are served by Italo. There are several daily connections between Milan and Roma and the number of connections will increase in the following years.


  • A. The refund policy varies depending on the train and the fare that were booked. The "details" tab of each fare gives more information. The terms and conditions are included in the documents which you will receive after the purchace of a ticket.