European East Pass

  • Unlimited travel in Czech Republic, Slovakia, Austria and Hungary.
  • Children under 4 travel for free.
  • Youth (12 - 25) discounts available

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Overview

Get unlimited train travel with a European East Pass when you book your pass with Rail Europe.
Austria, Czech Republic, Hungary and Slovakia share more than their neighborhood, they share the European East Pass. This pass allows you extensive travel on the national rail networks of Austria, Czech Republic, Hungary and Slovakia with your choice of any 5 days of rail travel within a one-month period and the option of adding up to 5 additional days for an additional cost.

With the European East Pass from Rail Europe, you’ll not just see, but experience, life in these scenic and unique regions. You can visit the birthplace of Mozart in Vienna, and the land of paprika in - where else - Hungary. The history-filled Czech Republic, and cave-filled Slovakia.

Besides the regions’ folk art and folk music, you get to enjoy another local treat : the folks. That’s the beauty of train travel around Eastern Europe. Whether you’re going from Prague to Vienna, or Budapest to Bratislava, you’re not isolated from real life or only surrounded by other visitors. It’s practically a native immersion experience, filled with authenticity. And forget waiting in local ticket lines, stressed over unfamiliar currency or changing conversion rates. You’ll also find a plethora of pertinent travel discounts come with your pass, including passage on additional trains and ferries. The European East Pass from Rail Europe. It will make your money, and your daydreams, go much further.

(Please note : Poland is no longer included in the European East Pass. For a rail pass solution that includes Poland, use our Passfinder wizard and we’ll provide you multiple rail pass options).


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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.

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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. Using a European East Pass you may travel on SuperCity, EuroCity, and InterCity trains which require additional seat reservations. It’s always a good idea to research the journey you are interested in and check for any specific seat reservation requirements.

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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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  •  Main discounts and bonuses in European East Pass


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