Updates on travel conditions in Europe
Rail Europe, together with the European train operators, can help you travel safely by giving you all the main prerequisites and necessary information for your trip .
Below you can check the main European Governments’ rules and guidelines for a smooth travel.
We still advise you to book flexible tickets if you want to exchange them in case of restrictions imposed by your country of origin or destination.
Updates per country or rail operator
Please find here all the official information from the German federal government for travellers entering Germany.
Please find here all the official information from the Swiss federal government for travellers entering Switzerland.
Please find here all the official information on the Health Pass in Switzerland.
All travellers coming into Italy need to fill out a self-declaration form regarding their health status. You can access this form here.
Please find here all the official information from the Spanish government for travellers entering Spain.
Please find here all the official information from the British government for travellers entering the United Kingdom, as well as the specific rules applying to England, to Scotland, to Wales, and to Northern Ireland.
Travelers may be asked to show a health pass to travel, or at events and venues in the United Kingdom, please find all details about the NHS Pass here, and all the information on your country of origin here.
Please find here all the official information from the Dutch government for travellers entering the Netherlands.
Please find here all the official information from the Belgian federal government for travellers entering Belgium.
Please find here all the official information from the Austrian government for travellers entering Austria.
All Thalys tickets purchased up until 27 June 2022 inclusive may be exchanged until the departure of the train. However, any difference in fare will be paid by the customer and for Mini fares a 5€ fee per ticket will be charged.
If the train has been cancelled, tickets may be exchanged or refunded (refund request to be submitted no later than 30 days after the travel date).
When travelling by Eurostar, please check the travel rules for France, England, the Netherlands and Belgium on each government’s website as well as the rules to travel abroad from the United Kingdom here.
If your train has been cancelled on any date Eurostar will issue an e-voucher valid for 12 months. Please submit your request within 60 days of your initial outbound travel date.
You can apply directly on the Eurostar website. For any other questions, please feel free to contact us.