Seats can be easily selected and booked within the booking process of Deutsche Bahn using a seat reservation.
After selecting your desired train connection and wanting to add a seat reservation, please follow these steps:
1. Select "Seat Reservation" (for fares that already include a seat, this field will always be active)
2. After clicking on "Validate & Reserve", you will find the option "Select Seat" on the following page.
3. Select the desired car and seat, then click on "Save and Continue".
4. Select the desired car and seat, then click on "Save and Continue".
If you wish to make a seat reservation but do not choose a seat from the seating plan, an available seat will be booked for you.
Please note that the option to store seat preferences in the user account > Preferences can no longer be used.
Please note that the seat cannot be exchanged or cancelled, but must be rebooked. The railway charges 4.90EUR in 2nd class and 5.90EUR in 1st class for each new seat reservation. You can find out how to edit your reservation here.