Swedish Night Trains
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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. 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. 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. You can use self service tickets terminals when travelling between London and Paris or Brussels on board the Eurostar.

    For more information, refer to: How do I retrieve my e-tickets at Eurostar train stations?



  • A. Yes some Rail Passes offer discounts for travellers who are aged 60 years old or older. The following passes offer discounts for senior:
     Balkan Flexipass-1st class
     BritRail Consecutive and Flexipass 1st class,
     BritRail England Consecutive and Flexipass 1st Class
     France Rail Pass, 1st Class
     Eurail Ireland Pass - 2nd Class
     Eurail Romania Pass - 1st class


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  • A. Train Tickets and Schedules can be obtained by following the steps below:

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     Click on the "Search" button to obtain a selection of proposals.

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     Fares depend on categories. You can read about the details (refund and exchange) by clicking on the link under each fare type.

     Select your ticket.

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  • A. Yes. The name on the passport must be the same as the name printed on the Rail Pass. If this is not the case, the train manager can seize the Rail Pass to avoid any fraudulent use.


  • 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. To validate your German Rail Pass Extension, it needs to be accompanied by a German Rail Pass and your passport. Please note that the use of the extension requires a travel day of the German Rail Pass for each trip used.


  • 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. 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. - 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. No. Only one extension is need. You can travel wherever and as many times as you want during the 4 days within 1 month in relation with your rail pass.


  • A. Yes of course. You can travel as much as you want by train between countries that are mentioned on your Rail Pass.


  • 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. You can book your ticket to travel on board the ICE train up to 3 months in advance. That’s 90 days early, during which time you can plan your trip to Germany thoroughly.


  • A. No. There is no check-in before departure. However rail officials will control your ticket during the journey. Make sure you have all your valid travel documents with you while on board a TGV. Please note that you need to board the TGV, at the lastest, 2 minutes before departure. Access is not guaranteed after this time.


  • A Yes. Major train stations have lockers and luggage storage facilities. The services are available at an additional cost, so make sure that you have some change on you if you are planning to use them.


  • A. Yes. Toilets are easiliy accessible in the extremities of every coach. They include a sink.


  • A. Tickets for AVE trains can be easily purchased online on our website. Choose the ‘Print @ home’ ticketing method for more convenience and no booking fees.


  • A. A single passenger can carry suitcases and travel bags. Size doesn’t matter, but for your comfort and safetly, avoid oversized bags on board TGV. Skis, prams or rucksacks must be stored in racks. It is mandatory to tag each of your baggage with your indentifiations.


  • 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. Depending on the train and trip, you can choose between "Print @ home" or "Print @ the station" tickets.


  • 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. You have to book 1 passenger at a time and select single compartment.


  • A. The Swiss Family Card allows children under 16 years old to have free travel when they are accompanied by a parent. It is a free card which is available upon request when you buy a Swiss Pass. You can also get it before boarding a train. Just show your Swiss Card at a ticket desk at the time of validation and ask for a Swiss Family Card.


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


  • A. - A Consecutive Pass offers unlimited rail travel for continuous days for the duration of the pass.

     A Flexi Pass offers unlimited rail travel on selected days which can be non-continuous for the duration of the pass.



  • A. A BritRail Family Card allows one child aged 5 to 15 to have free travel when accompanied by an adult or a BritRail Pass holder.


  • A. It depends on the train routes that you have chosen. Globally you can choose one of the three printing options available: "Print @ home", "Print @ the station" or Regular Paper tickets. Regular Paper tickets are always available for choice. However the first two methods are not always available. For the moment "Print @ home" is only available for Eurostar, ATOC and and all trains departing from and within France (domestic and international trains such as Thalys, TGV Lyria etc.). The "Print @ Home" option is only offered if the booking includes a Eurostar, Thalys, French Journeys or Spanish trains.


  • A. The Eurail Select Pass is a country pass which enables you to use the nation rail network of any 34,4 or 5 adjoining countries. The countries included in the Eurail Select Pass can be chosen from a list of 24 countries in Europe.


  • A. A Point to Point ticket allows you to travel by train on a specific route during a designated date. A Swiss Pass allows to have unlimited rail travel on all trains operated by national railway company of Switzerland. Buying a Swiss Pass is ideal if you are planning to travel extensively by train.


  • A. - Yes, but it depends on some conditions. Eligibility of passes depends on your country or residence only. To be considered as a resident of a country, you have to stay in the country in question for more than 6 months.

     Please note that we cannot sell any products to residents of Europe, the UK, Morocco, Turkey or any ex-Soviet Union countries.



  • 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.The Gatwick Express serves London’s Victoria Station.


  • A. It depends on the types of bonuses. Free bonuses use a day on a Rail Pass if you have not travelled before. Discounted bonuses will not use a day but will require that the Rail Pass is validated.


  • A. Yes. Eurostar have a catering service. Passengers travelling in Eurostar Business Premier passengers will have a 3-course meal with refreshments at seat. Those who are travelling in Standard Premier, will get a cold meal with drinks at seat. A bar buffet car with a selection of food and beverages is available in Standard class on board the Eurostar.


  • 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. 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. - 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. No. You cannot buy an Eurail Italy Pass in Italy. You need to buy your pass in your country (non-European) before travelling to Europe. You can buy your Eurail Italy Pass up to 6 months in advance.


  • 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. To validate your Eurail Italy Pass, you need to go at the ticket counter at any main railway station in Italy. The railway official will write down the first day and last day of travel as well as your passport number. He will then stamp it. Please note that your Eurail Italy Pass should bear no sign of having been tampered with.


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


  • 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. Yes. The TGV has a buffer car which offers tasty snacks and meals as well as hot and cold drinks. You can also bring your own food or buy from vending machines on board the TGV.


  • A. It means that you have the flexibity to use 4 days of train travel in a 2 month period. The days can be consecutive (continuous days) or non-consecutive. It depends on the type of Rail Pass that you have selected.


  • 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. To validate your Eurail Select Pass, you need to go at the ticket counter at any main railway station in Europe. The railway official will write down the first day and last day of travel as well as your passport number. He will then stamp it. Please note that your Eurail Select Pass should bear no sign of having been tampered with.


  • A. No. There is no check-in procedures prior to boarding a Frecciarossa train. However passport and ticket control will take place on board Frecciarossa trains.


  • A. You can book your tickets to travel on board Eurostar trains up to 6 months in advance. During that time you can plan your trip to UK, France or Belgium thoroughly. Eurostar connections to Disneyland in Paris can be booked more than 6 months before travel date as they have a wider booking period. As for the Eurostar seasonal services to the French Alps and Avignon, they are available for booking all year round.


  • A. You can book your tickets to travel on board AVE trains up to 60 days in advance. That’s 2 months early, during which time you can plan your trip to Spain thoroughly.


  • A. AVE trains connects most major cities of Spain. The high speed Spanish trains connect the city of Madrid to Barcelona and Sevilla as well as Malaga and Valencia. It take 2h20 for the AVE train to reach Barcelona from Madrid. Travel duration between Seville and Madrid is 2h20. Barcelona is 5h45 away from Malaga and 5h37 away from Seville by the AVE train.


  • A.

     Pass holders or ticket holders are required to file a police report within 24 hours of the incident.

     You can buy a replacement Rail Pass or Train Ticket. When you return to your country, you must submit a request to us within 30 days. The request should include the police report, the replacement pass or ticket, plane tickets to and from Europe and a letter describing the incident.



  • A. The Swiss Pass is a country pass which enables you to use the nation rail network of Switzerland and any public transport in Switzerland. The travel period ranges from 4 days to 1 month in over 40 cities.


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


  • 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. Tickets for Eurostar trains can be easily purchased online on our website. Choose the ‘Print @ home’ ticketing method for more convenience and no booking fees. You can also choose to buy online and retrieve your tickets from self-service tickets terminal at London St Pancras, Brussels Midi or Paris Nord railway station, before departure.


  • A. You can use the self service tickets terminals when travelling on domestic French railway network and on all international trains departing from France. Make sure to print both departure and arrival tickets in France when you are on a round trip.

    For more information, refer to: How do I retrieve my e-tickets at French train stations?



  • A. Both Gatwick Express and Heathrow Express are trains which operate every 15 minutes.


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


  • A. The TGV East First class includes comfortable reclyning seats, non-smoking carriages, taxi booking service, individual power sockets as well as food and beverages, available at the bar-buffet car.

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



  • A. Yes and they are located in carriage 4 or 14, in the middle of the Lyria train. The TGV Lyria bar offers tasty snacks and meals: sandwiches, hot/cold local dishes, salads, children’s menu, hot and cold drinks. An at seat service is available for those travelling in First class.


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


  • A. You can travel in first or second class. It depends on the classes of services which correspond to your German Rail Pass. In the ExpressBus to/from Munich to Prague, only 2nd class is available.


  • A. -Validated tickets or passes are not refundable or replaceable if lost or stolen. Unused tickets or passes can be refunded if the holder has subscribed to the Rail Protection Plan insurance. A minimum of 15% cancellation charge will apply.

     The amount of the refund will depend on the type of fare. Each ticket has a refund policy. For more information about Passes and packages, please read the terms and conditions.

     In Europe, when a reservation (if refundable) was made, the tickets need to be stamped as "NOT USED" before the departure of the train for a refund.

     For holders of tickets and passes with no reservation, tickets must be stamped on the first day of validity for a refund.

     Refunds regarding Night trains may vary. For example, reservation should be done 24 hours before depature of a Night train to benefit from a 85% refund.

     To receive refunds, the proper documents need to send to the issuing office withing 6 months of the issue date of the pass. For tickets and reservations documents must be sent within 60 days.

    Click here to get the adress in our Contact Us section.



  • 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. You will receive an acknowledgement email confirming the type of e-ticket that you have chosen ("Print @ home" ticket or "Print @ the station" ticket).


  • A. The Swiss Pas scan be used in Switzerland to travel by bus, train, tram or ferry which form part of the Swiss Travel System .


  • A. Yes, it is possible if your ticket does not include any reservation for a particular train. You can get in and off as much as you want provided that you complete your journey within 2 months.

    Please note that there are more and more tickets which require a reservation. You won’t be able to get on and off a particular train. If you want to have a flexible travel option, a rail pass might be the best choice for you.



  • 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. 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. 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. 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 Eurail Italy Pass can be used on the entire national rail network of the countries which you have chosen. The following countries form part of the Eurail program: Austria, Benelux, Bulgaria, Croatia-Slovenia, Czech Republic Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Select, Montenegro-Serbia, Norway, Portugal, Republic of Ireland, Romania, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland.


  • 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. 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. 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. 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. There is no student discount. However discounts are offered to young travellers under 25 years old. Students under 25 can obtain Youth Fares.


  • A. If you are a pass holder or if you have already bought your pass, you can still make a seat reservation on our website.


  • A. Yes, there is a catering service on board Italo trains. While there are 2 Area break with self-service vending machines, there are no bar/restaurant coaches. From the vending machines which are in coach 3 and 7, you can but hot and cold drinks as well as snacks. Passengers in Club and Prima class will be offered a catering service at an extra cost, which you must pay once on board. You can order the Italo breakfast, if you are travelling in the early morning between Milan and Rome.


  • 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. A single passenger can carry up to 2 suitcases and 1 handbag. For your comfort and safety, avoid oversized bags on board Thalys trains. The largest side of your luggage must not exceed 85 cm.


  • 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. Two classes of service are offered on board the Thalys – First class with comfort 1 and Second class with comfort 2. If you are travelling in First class, you will be have a large comfortable seat, power sockets for portable devices, Wi-Fi Internet and free newspapers. If you are travelling in Second class, you can buy snacks and drinks at the bar-buffet car. You can also have Wi-Fi access at an additional cost if you have a restrictive ticket.


  • A.You can pay for your train ticket or rail pass by using the same process as that of a regular credit card.


  • A. You can book a double compartment for 2 passengers. If none is available, you can book a compartment with 3 beds. However the 3rd bed will be occupied with another passenger.


  • A. A Point to Point ticket allows you to travel by train on a specific route during a designated date. An Eurail Select Pass allows to have unlimited rail travel on all trains operated by national railway company of the countries that you have chosen. Buying an Eurail Select Pass is ideal if you are planning to travel extensively by train.


  • A. No. You cannot buy a Swiss Pass when in Europe. You need to buy your pass in your country (non-European) before travelling to Europe.


  • A. A Youth Pass offers discounts to any passenger aged 25 years old or younger.


  • 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. The Ticketless is a friendly and convenient solution enabling you to board the train with just a unique reference which figures in the confirmation page and the confirmation email sent to your inbox. It is a combination of 6 alphanumerical characters. We advise you to print down it when you travel.