Eurail

Eurail Global Pass

  • Unlimited travel in 31 countries
  • Children up to 11 travel for free.
  • Youth (12 - 27) discounts available

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Overview

Experience the thrill of extensive train travel on the national rail networks of 31 participating countries with this convenient rail pass.

The Eurail Global Pass gives you unlimited rail travel on the national railroads of the participating 31 Eurail countries :

  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Bulgaria
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Czech Republic
  • Croatia
  • Denmark
  • Great Britain
  • France
  • Finland
  • Hungary
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Macedonia
  • Montenegro
  • Netherlands
  • Norway
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Romania
  • Serbia
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Turkey
  • In addition to the unparalleled freedom this European rail pass gives travelers is the unequalled experience it delivers. No airport schedules or stress, no uncertainty with cost once it’s purchased, no language difficulties trying to navigate local ticket counters. Plus you go from one city center to the next. And it can help a travel budget go further, too. Simply compare a few point-to-point tickets you’re considering to the overall Global Pass package, and its value becomes apparent. You’ll also find a long list of additional travel discounts your pass is good for, determined by region. They typically include things like additional passage on private rail, discounted ferries and cruises, and deals on city tours and popular attractions.

    The Eurail Global Pass was made to expand your view of the world. The fact that it does the same for your travel budget, well, we know that’s just as important.


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    How does it work?

    Rail Passes in 3 steps

    1. Pick the right rail pass

    Pick the right rail pass

    Rail passes are available in 1, 2, 3 or 4 country combinations for extensive travel on the national rail networks. Going for an extended trip? Try the Eurail Global Pass offering rail travel in 31 different countries.
    Once you've selected your pass, its price will depend on the class of service, First or Second, selected and the number of rail travel days.

    Use our Pass Finder

    2. Reserve your seats

    Reserve your seats

    Traveling on local and regional trains provides you with an opportunity to freely explore. It’s easy to get on a train with your rail pass and find an open seat to enjoy the journey in. Seat reservations are required on many high speed, overnight, scenic, and international trains. It’s always a good idea to research the journey you are interested in and check for any specific seat reservation requirements.

    Book Seat Reservations

    3. Activate and travel

    Activate and travel

    Your rail pass requires that you activate it by getting it stamped at the ticket window at the departure station on the day of your first train journey. Once activated, you are all set and ready to explore.

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    Rail pass benefits

    More than just trains

    And the Eurail Global Pass is packed with bonuses to make your trip even more enjoyable. Depending on what countries you travel in, you’ll get discounts on buses and trains, hotels, cruises & ferries, museums & activities, and more.

    With the Eurail Global Pass, the benefits like the connections it provides - are everywhere. Whether you are an adventurous traveler or avid planner, the Eurail Global Pass is your pass to freedom and an unforgettable journey of discovery.

    With your Pass, you can benefit from a variety of bonus advantages during your stay in every European country. Several Europeans trains, hotels, boats, buses and museums offer discounts to Pass holders. With your Pass, you can in fact benefit from a wide range of special fares to fully enjoy your trip. Travel bonuses may necessitate usage of a travel day.

    For a full list of bonuses click below on each country characteristics :

    Benefits in Austria

    Benefits in Benelux

    Benefits in Croatia

    Benefits in Czech Republic

    Benefits in Denmark

    Benefits in Finland

    Benefits in France

    Benefits in Germany

    Benefits in Greece

    Benefits in Hungary

    Benefits in Ireland

    Benefits in Portugal

    Benefits in Italy

    Benefits in Netherlands

    Benefits in Norway

    Benefits in Poland

    Benefits in Portugal

    Benefits in Romania

    Benefits in Serbia

    Benefits in Slovakia

    Benefits in Slovenia

    Benefits in Spain

    Benefits in Sweden

    Benefits in Switzerland

    Benefits in Turkey

    Special fares for Pass holder apply on

    Eurostar, Thalys, AVE, Talgo 200, Talgo Day, Spanish Day and Night Trains, Genève Med, France-Genève TGV, Lyria, Bruxelles-France TGV, X2000, Berlin-Warszawa Express, TGV France Italy, Paris-Germany Night, CityNightLine, Lusitania, Elipsos.


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