In most cases, seats are assigned automatically by the train operator and will appear on your electronic ticket (eTicket).
Deutsche Bahn trains
Seats are not automatically included for Deutsche Bahn trains. You need to purchase them as an extra.
When booking you should:
- Select the train you want to take
- Choose the option with seat reservation if it’s available
- Click Continue
- On the extras page click Request preference
- Pick your preference for compartment type, seat location and zone
- Click Add to trip
Note: It’s not always possible to match your exact preferences, but we’ll do our best to make sure you get a seat.