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Additional cost of sleeper trains with rail pass
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I am planning to spend about 2 months in Europe this summer and will purchase a rail pass. I am aware that there is an extra charge for sleeper trains even if you have a rail pass but I cannot find how much the additional cost will be, any ideas? Thanks!!!

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It says on the Eurail website they are usually between 15-25 euros but the hotel trains are more expensive.

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Sometimes you can reserve a reclining seat for 5 to 10 euros. A berth in a 6 berth couchette is usually 19 to 30 euros. The fanciest first class single on the fanciest train will be nearly 200 euros. This link from the Rick Steves website shows the costs on the most popular routes: http://www.euraide.d…

You can sometimes find advance purchase specials for ticket and reservation as low as 29 euros from bahn.de — so buying the ticket is considerably cheaper than using a day of your railpass.

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Wow! Thank you so much, this information has been VERY helpful Smile I was having such a hard time figuring out the additional cost and now it is all clear!

Thanks Again!!

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