Buy a seat reservation for ICE and Intercity Berlin

Trains between the Netherlands and Germany

Compulsory seat reservation

In summer 2024 from 1 June to 1 September, seat reservation is compulsory on ICE, Intercity Berlin and the seats in Nightjet to Zürich. This reservation is free if you select it while booking your train ticket.

Do you have a travel ticket between the Netherlands and Germany without a seat reservation? You can purchase a seat reservation online.

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Advantages seat reservation

  • Guaranteed seating: Especially convenient during busy periods, long-haul travel or popular routes.
  • Comfort and convenience: You will have your own seat and plenty of space to relax, work or enjoy the view.
  • Groups and families: If you are traveling with a larger group or family, reserving seats can ensure that you can all sit together.
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  • You have a ticket for ICE International or Intercity Berlin
  • Or you have an Interrail or Eurail Pass
  • Book a seat in the same class as your train ticket
  • Maximum 5 seats in a booking. Need more? Make a separate booking.
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Please note!

A seat reservation is not a valid ticket. In addition, you always need a train ticket.

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