Reserve a seat for your national or international business trip and travel in as much comfort as possible.
You can select your seats by carriage and location (window, centre, aisle and single seat in 1st class). Seats in the business zone are particularly suited to business travel. These seats can be reserved here on sbb.ch/en/business and via the SBB Mobile app.
It is not possible to reserve seats on IC trains during off-peak hours (from 10pm until approx. 7am). Look for the letter “R” in the notes in the timetable for more detailed information.
You can reserve seats in Swiss trains here on sbb.ch/en/business and via the SBB Mobile app. Trains with seats that can be reserved are marked with the letter “R” under the notes in the timetable.
Online on sbb.ch/en/business:
You will find seat reservations under “Tickets for Switzerland” in the overview of products and services.
With the SBB Mobile app:
Select the desired connection and click on “Tickets from…”. Seat reservations can be purchased under “More tickets and reservations”.
Via Business Travel Service Center:
All other seat reservations, such as seats in the dining cars, for which the reservation surcharge will be credited back to you for what you consume.
Trains with obligatory seat reservations, such as the Glacier Express (marked with the relevant symbol in the timetable).
Group reservations from 6 people (a maximum of 5 seats can be reserved online / via the app).
Your reservation slips will be sent to you by post within three working days. Alternatively, you can pick them up at any staffed station.
Reserve up to five seats at a time here on sbb.ch/en/business or via the SBB Mobile app. When making a reservation, you only need to provide the name of one passenger. You will receive all seat reservations together on one ticket or summarised in the app. If you would like to reserve more than five seats, please contact the Business Travel Service Center.
Online on sbb.ch/en/business: from 60 days until 1 day before departure.
In the SBB Mobile app: from 60 days until 1 day before departure.
Standard seat reservations are labelled as such on the train.
An express reservation is a reservation which is made less than one calendar day before you are due to travel and the seat is not specifically labelled in the train. You can reserve a seat up until 5 minutes before the train departs.
Normal and express reservations are exactly the same price: CHF 5.
Products and prices subject to change.
Travel to Europe.
When reserving seats for train journeys to Europe, different prices and provisions apply according to the country in question. You can find more detailed information for some European countries below.
You can reserve your seats when you purchase your tickets here on sbb.ch/en/business (step 4 – “Reservations”). Seat reservations for day-time connections are not obligatory but recommended. Reservations are obligatory for night trains.
Seat reservations are obligatory on TGV services and these are included in the ticket price. You can purchase tickets here on sbb.ch/en/business and have them sent to your home or office, collect them from your local station or print them out yourself.
Seat reservations are obligatory on EC Switzerland–Italy trains and high-speed trains within Italy. They are included in the price of the ticket. You can purchase tickets here on sbb.ch/en/business and have them sent to your home or office or collect them from your local station. Tickets for EC Switzerland–Italy services can also be conveniently printed out. Seat reservations for regional trains within Italy are not available.
You can reserve your seats when you purchase your tickets here on sbb.ch/en/business (step 4 – “Reservations”). Seat reservations for day-time trains are not obligatory but recommended. Reservations are obligatory for night trains.