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Eurail Global Pass
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Book before 29/12/2014 and save 20% on your Eurail Global Pass! Hurry-up!
- Destinations: unlimited travel on the national rail networks of 24 European countries.
- Seat reservation: Not included in the pass. Must be booked separately.
Book your Eurail Global Pass
Boarding a train with the Eurail Global Pass is the easiest way to travel within Europe.
Benefit from a wide network of high speed and local trains with unlimited rail travel among 24 countries. From Denmark and Finland to Spain and Portugal, from Croatia and Hungary to Italy and France, the Eurail Global Pass stays the best option to discover Europe across its culture, traditions, gastronomy and climate diversity.
The Eurail Global Pass offers you a unique experience of travel, comfort, hassle-free journeys and a wide range of destinations within Europe.
Eurail has tailor-made formulas especially for you and makes you benefit from bonuses so that Europe is finally yours!
Who can getAny person living in a non-European country for more than 6 months can use the Eurail Global Pass. Please note that residents of Russia and Turkey are not eligible to use it.
How to useValidation
- Passes must be validated within 6 months of issuing date by a railway official in one of the countries mentioned on the rail pass (station’s desk) who also fills in the passport number.
- Passes must be validated prior to boarding 1st train (All parties must be present when validating a Saverpass).
- The date of travel has to be entered in the correct way before boarding the first train, by the traveller, in the corresponding box of the calendar.
7:00 pm rule
The 7PM rule allows you to benefit from a free travel day. Make sure that the following conditions are respected:
- Your pass should be activated
- You should not have travelled by train prior to your boarding on the departure day
- Board a night train after 7:00 pm
- Arrive at your destination after 4:00 am on the next day
- The arrival date should be within the validity of the pass
If the conditions are not respected, then you have to enter the departure and arrival dates on your pass.
How to activate your pass?You must activate or validate your rail pass at the train station. A railway staff will write down the first and last day of validity on your pass and will stamp it. This procedure must be done before using your rail pass.Click on the link to view the features that are necessary to activate a Eurail Global Pass .
Benefit from bonuses in selected countries and tailor-make your tour in Europe. Hotels discount, reduced boat crossing, buses, museums... your Eurail Pass allows you a wide range of negotiated offers in 17 countries in Europe so that you will fully enjoy the journey!
Travel bonuses may necessitate usage of a travel day.
For a full list of bonuses click below on each country characteristics:
*Ireland: Northern Ireland is not included
Special Pass holder fares 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.
Considered as the most popular pass, Eurail Global Pass is seen by many as the easiest way to travel within Europe. It offers unlimited rail travel across 24 destinations in Europe, giving you an absolutely unique travel experience and an in-depth knowledge of the European culture.
Eurail Global Pass allows unlimited rail travel in the participating 24 Eurail countries
Liechtenstein and Monaco are respectively considered part of Austria and France
Reviews & ratings
Overall rating (233)
Overall appreciationExcellent 44% Very good 39% Average 12% Poor 3% Terrible 1%
"we are satisfied"Herry o.
Hi... im noera. We were at europe in last april till may 2014. We used eurail global pass 14 days and we were 5 persons. it was our first time went ro europe. And after discussed we fixed to use eurail for moving from 1 country to another. The room at the train were great because we were at first class. When we go from vienna to venezia we got compartment in 2nd class, but was great too. Services were really excellent in counter or at the train. Every we showed our pass the staff was excited and gave us some ideas and informations about the place that we went after. For money it is expensive but equivalent with services at first class train. If we buy the ticket one by one it will cost more expensive then buy the pass. we will come back to europe and will use this pass again. thanks eurorail global pass to make our journey comfort, save, convenience, and great. Value for money Convenience
"Great way to travel"Chenwei h. 24/02/2014
I enjoyed my trip with eurail very much. Its very convenient. However a lot of railway employees are not trained to sale eurail tickets nor do they know the value/basic reservation fees/ rules of eurail pass so they can make mistakes very often. And tickets machines did not provide options for eurail pass which really suck... Please improve this . Thank you. Value for money Convenience
"Excellent value for money"Riyas k. 23/02/2014
Had a wonderful 6 week trip around Europe. Except some glitches at France, the rest of the journey was smooth and efficient. Germany tops the list. Value for money Convenience
"Reservation changes"Sreenivasu b. 18/02/2014
Hi, Some times the reservations changes are so expensive, it made more sense to buy a local ticket without rail pass. Value for money Convenience
"Europe by Rail"Kavish m. 16/01/2014
I travelled through Europe for 5 weeks by rail. The experience was amazing. Rail travel is far more convenient (and faster if you consider airport standby times etc). Non-euro residents cannot purchase 2nd class tickets and therefore must pay double for a 1st class pass. Nevertheless I will always travel via rail through Europe. Lastly, I have posted my travel documents to Rail Europe and have yet to receive my gift and my returned itinerary. Value for money
"EUROPE ADVENTURE 2013"Jeffrey s. 13/01/2014
This is the most awesome experience I've ever had...Thank you for the wonderful experience. Value for money Convenience
"Great"Wanda c. 04/01/2014
All is good. Value for money Convenience
"Family trip"Jeng-horng c. 29/11/2013
My wife passed away by cancer June 2013, that's why I'd decided to have my two daughters travel with for memorize her, we have a very good trip along the european continent, France is our first rated country, although we'd been to Paris before(four of us), three of us tour Strasboug and Kandersteg Swizland, Lugano, and most of the Italy, we like the Freeziano train, beautiful, Germany trains were the most convenient, we don't have to pay for reservation, James Value for money Convenience
"Europe trip July"Sarat g. 29/11/2013
It was nice to travel by trains in Europe. To get reservation on Thalys trains was not possible with the Eurail pass even if one tried well in advance. Otherwise the trip was good. Value for money Convenience
"Euro exploring"Avril c. 17/11/2013
Buying a Eurail pass was the best decision I made before heading over to Europe. It allowed me to explore freely and easily. I was well impressed by the standard of the trains and how comfortable they were. A highly recommended way to see Europe! Value for money Convenience
"Good"Jorge r. 07/11/2013
Trains in france must be cheaper Value for money Convenience
"2 Months around Europe"Jessica m. 07/11/2013
Hi Travelers As a couple we traveled around Europe on the trains for 2 months August- September. We had to get a first class global pass as one of us was over 26 yr old. However we discovered that it was the best option for us... not only were there more seats available, but often the carriages were a lot quieter with less children. Also I think we saved on reservations as less people traveled first class so we felt more comfortable winging it and arriving at the station and just jumping on a train with no reservation. You only really need to reserve trains in France and Spain. We took mostly regional trains everywhere else so we didn't need to reserve. We priced the trip as we went around calculating each journey on what we would spend if we didn't have the global pass. We actually broke even one month into our trip with the costs. So definitely recommend buying this pass! Value for money Convenience
"Value for money"Arshad i. 03/11/2013
It was awesome trip... I wasn't expecting that i will cover my 6-7 countries in one trip with limited time. Surely, gonna try one more time to cover the rest of the cities of Europe. Arshad IBL Value for money Convenience
"ummm...."Nicola a. 13/10/2013
use of this rail pass was good, however it would have been handy to know about not being able to reserve places on trains until you got into the country as well and learning about which trains had sleepers that you had to book on the train and which ones you could book in advance. was great that you got first class on this pass. Value for money Convenience
"21 day ticket"Susan e. 23/09/2013
I found it difficult to check value for money in advance, I went with the convenience of not spending a lot of time in queues and getting cheaper options if booked in advance and online. Even with a pass most times when reserving seats there is an added cost. Value for money Convenience
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