Seats on board the train
Our trains offer special seats to make your journey easier.
Disabled seat (no wheelchairs)
There are designated Disabled seats on all trains. These are regular seats, but they are located in close proximity to a WC and the exit. Disabled seats are available in both 1st Class and 2nd Class, and can be booked here at sj.se. It is not possible to book a Disabled seat on departures that do not offer seat reservations.
Wheelchair places are available in 2nd Class and can be booked on almost every departure. These departures are marked with a wheelchair symbol on the timetable. There are two types of wheelchair place:
Wheelchair place − where the floor space is designed to accommodate a wheelchair. If you book one of these places, you will remain seated in your wheelchair throughout the journey.
Wheelchair place plus seat − comes with floor space designed for a wheelchair to stand in plus a regular seat next to it that is all part of the booking. If you are capable, you can move across to this seat.
Wheelchair places can be booked at sj.se. Only travellers in wheelchairs may book wheelchair places.
Dimensions and weight of manual and electric wheelchairs:
||Maximum width, length and weight (incl. the traveller)
||70 cm, 120 cm, 350 kg
|SJ 3000 and Regina
||75 cm, 125 cm, 300 kg
||67 cm, 84 cm, 225 kg
|Night train (sleeping car)
||See info below
||75 cm, 125 cm, 300 kg
Electric scooters/Electric mopeds (3 and 4 wheels) and electric bicycles are considered vehicles and may not be brought on board. Our train/wheelchair lifts are not designed for these vehicles due to, among other things, the cumbersome turning radius. Safety is another reason why they are not permitted on board.
Seat close to wheelchair place
The seats closest to the wheelchair places are programmed to be among the last ones to be sold on the train. These places can be booked online.
On board the night train
During the autumn of 2020, we can unfortunately not offer the opportunity to bring a wheelchair on night trains because maintenance of carriages with wheelchair lifts is carried out. We refer instead to day trains with wheelchair lifts.
Non-animal zones are available in 1st and 2nd Class, and can be booked online. There may occasionally be guide or service dogs travelling in the carriages. NB: SJ cannot guarantee that other travellers in the vicinity are not carrying allergens on their clothes. If the need arises, our on board hosts will help you find another seat.
Non-smoking applies to all SJ trains.