Seat & Sleeper Reservations : How far in advance can I book?

How far in advance can you book your train from Australia/New Zealand?

Below is a list of trains that we can confirm along with their opening times. If you book a train and the timetable does not come up please wait a few days and try again as not all trains are open exactly as per the day (60 - 90) ranges below.

Not all trains throughout Europe can be reserved from Australia/New Zealand. For example trains with 5 digits and regional trains.

Eurostar

CountriesRoutingTrain TypeCompulsory to reserve a seatHow far in advance can I book?
UK, France, BelgiumLondon - Paris/BelgiumEurostarYes180 days

All other European trains

CountriesRoutingTrain TypeCompulsory to reserve a seatHow far in advance can I book?
AustriaAll Domestic
Austria - Italy
Austria -Czech Republic
Austria - Germany/Switzerland
Austria - Germany/Switzerland
OEBB/RailJet
Allgero/Eurocity
Eurocity
OEBB/ICE
RailJet
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
90 days
90 days
60 - 90 days
90 days
90 days
BelgiumAll domesticRegionalNoCannot reserve from Australia
BulgariaAll domestic/International NoCannot reserve from Australia
CroatiaAll domesticHZNo60 days
Czech RepublicAll domestic
Czech Republic - Austria
Czech Republic - Germany
 
Eurocity
Eurocity
No
Yes
No
60 days
60 - 90 days
90 days
DenmarkAll domestic
Stockholm - Oslo
Stockholm - Gotenburg/Copenhagen
DSB
Intercity
X2000
No
Yes
Yes
60 days
60 Days
60 - 90 Days
FinlandAll domestic/InternationalVRNo60 days
FranceDomestic High Speed trains
France - Spain
France - Switzerland
France - Benelux
France - Germany
France - Italy
Lille - Geneve (Ski Train to the Swiss Alps)
TGV/TEOZ/French Journey
France Spain TGV
TGV
TGV/Thalys
TGV
TGV/Thello
TGV Lyria
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
90 days
119 - 143 days
90 days
90 days
120 days
110-168 days
120 days
GermanyAll domestic
Germany - France
Germany - Poland
Germany -Austria/Switzerland/Czech
Republic
Germany - Benelux
DB/ICE
TGV/ICE
Warsaw Express
ICE
Rail Jet
Thalys
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
90 days
120 days
30 - 60 days
90 days
90 days
90 days
GreeceAll domestic NoCannot reserve from Australia
HungaryAll domestic/InternationalMA/Rail JetYes60 - 90 days
ItalyDomestic (paper tkts)
Domestic high-speed (e-tickets)
Regional (e-tickets)
Italy - France
Italy - Austria
Italy domestic
Trenitalia
Trenitalia
Trenitalia
TGV/Thello Overnight
Allgero/Eurocity
NTV Italo
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
90 days
120 days
240 days
110-168 days
90 days
120 days
NetherlandsAll domestic
Netherlands - Belgium/Germany/France
 
Thalys/TGV
No
Yes
Cannot reserve from Australia
90 days
NorwayAll domestic
Stockholm - Oslo
 
Intercity
No
Yes
60 days
60 days
PolandAll domesticPKPYes30 days
PortugalMadrid - Lisbon
Domestic
Lusitania Night Train
InterCity/Alfa Pendular
Yes
Yes
60 days
Cannot reserve from Australia
RomaniaAll domestic/InternationalCRNo30 - 60 days
RussiaAll domestic/InternationalSapsan/AllegroYes30 - 45 days
SlovakiaAll domesticZSNo60 days
SloveniaAll domestic/InternationalSINo60 - 90 days
SwedenAll domestic
Stockholm - Gotenburg/Copenhagen
 
X2000
No
Yes
60 days
60 days
SpainAll domestic
Spain - France
Spain - Portugal
AVE/Spain
France Spain TGV/Elipsos
Lusitania Night Train
Yes
Yes
Yes
60 days
119 - 143 days
60 days
SwitzerlandAll domestic and Austria
Switzerland - Germany
Switzerland - Italy
Switzerland - France
Geneve - Lille (Ski Train to the Swiss Alps)
SBB
ICE
ES
TGV
TGV Lyria
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
90 days
90 days
90 days
90 days
120 days
Swiss Scenic TrainsDomestic Switzerland Yes90 days
TurkeyAll domestic/International YesCannot reserve from Australia
UKAll domestic/ATOCBritrailNo60 days
Europe Night TrainsGermany/Austria/Benelux/Switzerland/Czech RepublicCNL/OBBYes90 days

USA & Canada

CountriesRoutingTrain TypeCompulsory to reserve a seatHow far in advance can I book?
USA & CanadaAllAllYes11 months