Eurail

Eurail Global Pass

  • Unlimited travel in 28 countries.
  • The only rail pass to visit all of Europe.
  • Discount for families or groups of 2-5 people with the Saver Pass.
  • Children up to 11 travel for free.
  • Youth (12 - 27) discounts available

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WHO

WHAT


Overview

Experience the thrill of extensive train travel on the national rail networks of 28 participating countries with this convenient rail pass.

The Eurail Global Pass is the most complete rail pass to visit Europe. With your Global Pass you can visit up to 28 countries, which are listed below:

AustriaBelgiumBulgariaBosnia and Herzegovina
Czech RepublicCroatiaDenmarkFrance
FinlandHungaryGermanyGreece
IrelandItalyLuxembourgMontenegro
NetherlandsNorwayPolandPortugal
RomaniaSerbiaSlovakiaSlovenia
SpainSwedenSwitzerlandTurkey

Travel where you please whenever you want! Take as many trains as you like, there is no limit on the distance you can travel in a day. The Eurail Global Pass, to put it simply, offers unlimited travel at a fixed price!

Hop on hop off trains to visit any place you want. The Eurail Global Pass gives you access to all trains, but remember that premium trains require a seat reservation. The Things to know section explains everything you need to know about seat reservations.

Enjoy the bonuses which are included in the Eurail Global Pass. You will get discounted fares for selected hotels, reduced museum fares, free ferry trips and more. You will also receive a free Eurail travel pack (Travel map and user guide).

The Eurail Global Pass is the key to have a hassle-free trip in Europe.


Italian International High Speed Train.
Customer feedback Rail, the quickest city access
« Taking the train instead of air meant we arrived in the European city centres, saving cab fares and associated transfer costs. Eurail trains are very comfortable and I recommend travelling in first class as most cities have First Class Rail Lounges that you can take advantage of. Makes waiting and catching trains very relaxed. »


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 28 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

Taking local and regional trains allows you to explore at will. Simply board with your rail pass and choose any open seat. Reservations are required on most high speed, overnight, scenic, and international trains. We recommend always checking your desired journey 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.

Common Questions

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.

Benefits by country available with a Eurail Pass:

Benefits in Austria

Benefits in Greece

Benefits in Portugal

Benefits in Benelux

Benefits in Hungary

Benefits in Romania

Benefits in Denmark

Benefits in Ireland

Benefits in Slovakia

Benefits in Finland

Benefits in Italy

Benefits in Spain

Benefits in France

Benefits in Netherlands

Benefits in Sweden

Benefits in Germany

Benefits in Norway

Benefits in Switzerland


Travel forum

From our travel community

Does a global pass include the flam railway fares in norway if I have a global pass do I pay extra for the Flam Railway in Norway

a s. | 4 de xunetu de 2017 answered | 0 Comments
Train ticket costs with eurail pass I am new to this, so please bear with me.... If I have a Global Pass, and want to catch a train, say from Tirano to Chur, (...)

Kate W. | 4 de xunu de 2017 answered | 0 Comments
Can we use a eurail pass in norway and sweden. We will be travelling for a month throughout Europe. We begin in Italy. We will be travelling through Italy, Switzerland, Germany, (...)

Kate W. | 4 de xunu de 2017 answered | 0 Comments
Zermatt to geneva I have a Eurail Global Pass and need to travel from Zermatt to Geneva in May 2017. Do I need to book seats or purchase a ticket at (...)

Paul M. | 9 de abril de 2017 answered | 0 Comments
Can we travel from zagreb to split We have a Eurail Global pass and want to travel on the 17th June during the day, when trying to book it seems the only option is (...)

Winston J. | 9 de abril de 2017 answered | 0 Comments

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Reviews

Reviews & ratings

Overall rating (77)
  • Value for money
    Convenience
    Rail, the quickest city access |
    "Taking the train instead of air meant we arrived in the European city centres, saving cab fares and associated transfer costs. Eurail trains are very comfortable and I recommend travelling in first class as most cities have First Class Rail Lounges that you can take advantage of. Makes waiting and catching trains very relaxed. "

  • Value for money
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    Europe 2016 |
    "This is the second time I have purchased a Eurail pass and found them to be very good value. It also meant I was able to travel first class which I would not do when paying each trip as I went. Whilst I believe I received extremely good value for money, the other aspect to this pass is that it is paid in advance of holiday and therefore when getting towards the end of the holiday when funds may be getting low, you can still travel as there is no cost involved in the fares. "

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    Travelling with a Eurail pass |
    "We have been doing it for 30 years, convenient and easy to use. I did a comparison for the trips we did this year, and the Eurail pass was probably cheaper (allowing for 1st class travel). Staff at the railway stations, almost without exception, are helpful, and language is never a problem, as long as you try to work with them. "

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    Not really worth it |
    "Buses are cheaper and the pass is not as convenient as hopping on trains, as most require a reservation (which also cost more money). "

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    Convenient yes,  |
    "It was certainly convenient to be able to travel from Italy, through 8 countries to Norway on a 22 day Pass. There are two improvements that could be made however. Firstly, the Eurail App should include direct links to the participating train companies on specific legs, to enable online reservations for seats with that company direct from the App. Because I did not know which train company was responsible for particular legs, I mostly needed to attend a Station to make the reservation hours or a day in advance. Secondly, whilst the Eurail App was excellent in linking connecting legs of a long journey, many of the legs were separated by only minutes at the railway stations where a connection to another train was required. This allowed insufficient time to work out which platform the connecting train was leaving from. This could be rectified by a link from the App to the particular railway station to allow access to the Station timetable to determine which Platform to present to. "

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    Paris-Brussels review |
    "overall a good trip, safe, easy and convenient. "

  • Value for money
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    First Europe trip |
    "It has been the most memorable time of my / our life as we made a trip first time to Europe. The Euro rail was just perfect for our journey as we planned throughout 16 countries. Vey glad that we chose Eurail over flights. "

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    fantastic value |
    "We used our rail passes all over Europe and visited 18 cities. it was convenient, and easy even with the language barrier. booking the train then the hotel was the way to go. "

  • Value for money
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    Europe travel |
    "I found the Eurail Global Pass a great way to travel. It was very convenient and I didn't have any issues overall. The only negative is the fact it states that once the trip was completed the `pass folder` could be returned for a gift reward. I did this and have had no response. This is most disappointing. "

  • Value for money
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    Eurail Passes |
    "The train travel is fine. The convoluted eurail pass and recommended train booking site (raileurope.com) is very average. You cannot book a train anytime less than a week. Very poor. So I never used this site. I eventually just boarded a train with no booking, and never had a problem. Reservation fees were also a joke in some cases. "

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F.A.Q

Common Questions, Simple Answers

  • Q. What are the differences between Eurail Global Pass and Eurail Select Pass?

  • Q. If I'm traveling through a country not included on Eurail Select Pass, can I add that country to the pass?

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