This page is a guide to the Child age ranges for European rail travel.
Adults: ages 26 to 59 years old.

Seniors*: ages 60 and over.

Youths*: ages 25 and under.

Children*: ages vary per country and per product. Below you can find a list of examples. Please check the specific sales conditions of the fares you select to ensure age requirements are met.

Infants: aged under 4 or under 6 years old, depending on country of travel. Please note that infants travel for free provided they share a seat/sleeping berth with a paying passenger.

*If there are no senior, Youth or Child fares available for your requested Journey, you will automatically be offered the adult fare.

CountryChild Ages (Years)
Cross border services4 - 11 Years Old
Austria6 - 15 Years Old
Belgium6 - 11 Years Old
Bulgaria6 - 11 Years Old
Croatia4 - 11 Years Old
Czech Republic6 - 11 Years Old
Denmark6 - 16 Years Old
France4 - 11 Years Old
Germany4 - 14 Years Old
Hungary6 - 13 Years Old
Italy4 - 11 Years Old
Luxembourg6 - 11 Years Old
Netherlands4 - 11 Years Old
Norway4 - 15 Years Old
Poland 5 - 12 Years Old
Portugal5 - 12 Years Old
Ireland4 - 15 Years Old
Romania4 - 11 Years Old
Slovakia6 - 11 Years Old
Slovenia6 - 11 Years Old
Spain4 - 11 Years Old
Switzerland6 - 15 Years Old