The Blue Train : Conditions

Payment & Booking Conditions:

  • A 25% non-refundable deposit is required within 5 days of confirmation. Full balance payable 70 days prior to departure date.
  • Bookings made within 70 days require full payment within 48 hours of confirmation.
  • Rail Europe reserves the right to cancel any reservation for which the total fare has not been paid by the due date.
  • The Blue Train urges clients not to book any flights and / or excursions following their Blue Train trip as arrival times cannot be guaranteed.
  • Click here for Rail Europe terms & conditions


Cancellation Notice Cancellation fee
70+ days prior to departure Loss of deposit
69 - 0 days prior to departure 100%

Travel Insurance/Minimum numbers

  • Travel insurance providing appropriate cover is strongly recommended.
  • A minimum amount of passenger's is required to operate each departure. The rail operator has the right to cancel a departure should the minimum passengers quota not be met. We recommend suitable travel insurance be taken out should this occur. Click here for Rail Europe's terms & conditions.