F.A.Q.

Traveling Europe by train is very convenient not to mention extremely exciting. The broad rail network is very developed offering easy transit between the cities and countries. With a wide range of train types to choose from (overnight, high-speed, luxury, double deckers, etc.) there’s no place in Europe you won’t reach by train. Nevertheless, making connections and being prepared for such rail adventures can often be tricky. But don't worry, Rail Ninja has got you covered here. Find out the answers to frequently asked questions and read our general tips on how to travel by train in Europe:

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We always assign seats when issuing train tickets and take into consideration the seat preference indicated by you as well as the current train availability. If you are traveling with someone, we will allocate your seats together.
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Smoking is strictly prohibited on board European trains, this includes electronic cigarettes. Moreover, it is not allowed to smoke on most train platforms and rail stations as they're public spaces.
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We provide discounts for senior travelers for Norwegian and Swedish trains (for instance on for trains from Stockholm to Oslo) on condition that you contact us directly via email, live chat or a phone call.
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Most European trains are fitted with either a restaurant car or a buffet, where you can buy hot meals, snacks, and drinks. In case there is no restaurant car or buffet on board, as a rule, car attendants carry carts with snacks and drinks available for purchase.
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Surprisingly, there are no strict limits on how much luggage a traveler is allowed to bring on a European train, neither in size nor in weight. It is advised to bring no more than two large luggage items (each no bigger than 85 cm.) per traveler and one handbag.
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When traveling Europe by rail one of the major brain wrecks is choosing between point-to-point tickets and Europe rail passes. Here are points you need to consider before making a decision.
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The standard processing time for your order with us is 1 business day. Urgent last-minute orders are processed the same day within the next few hours since the order has been placed.
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If you're planning to book your tickets far in advance, you need to know that different European countries have different policies for when tickets go on sale. With us however, you can book your rail journey as far as 2 years in advance.
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Most (yet not all) European trains have WiFi onboard and the availability of trains with wireless internet is constantly increasing. Depending on the train and car class/type, WiFi may be available for free or for an extra charge.
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You are free to book European train tickets for another person provided you have his/her passport details and other information necessary for the booking procedure.