* are considered as one country: Benelux: Belgium - Netherland - Luxembourg
The Eurail One country Pass is the best way to discover the European country of your choice among 21 destinations.
It allows you unlimited travel on the national rail network of the selected country so that you will enjoy Europe step by step.
You finally can answer the question: have you ever been there?
Who can get
Non European permanent residents from Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia, and Turkey (for more than six months) are eligible to purchase or use a Eurail Pass.
How to use
Passes must be validated within 6 months of issuing date by a railway official in one of the countries mentioned on the Eurail One Country Pass (station’s desk) who also fills in the passport number (outside promotion periods)
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
This simple rule will allow you to benefit from a free travel day. Make sure that the following points 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 respected, then you only have to write the arrival date on your 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?
Before you board the train and travel with your rail pass, you need to activate or validate it at a train station. Railway staff will stamp your pass to show your first and last day of travel. All passes, whether Flexi or Regular, must be validated like this. Eurail National Pass.
Benefit from bonuses during your stay in each European destination and tailor-make your own tour across the country. Special Pass holder fare on several European operators and trains, hotels discount, reduced boat crossing, buses, museums... your Eurail Pass allows you a wide range of negotiated offers so that you will fully enjoy the journey!
For a full list of bonuses click below on each country characteristics:
At the moment there are no extra pass benefits for Eurail pass holders in the following countries: Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Croatia, Poland, Slovenia
Travel bonuses may necessitate usage of a travel day.
If you are planning to travel extensively by train in a particular European country, then the Eurail National Pass is the best suited solution for you. The Eurail National Pass is tailored for your needs and is only available for non-European residents.
The Eurail One country Rail Pass is THE best way to discover Europe for non European residents. Moreover, thanks to Eurail partnerships bonuses, each country can be the starting point of a complete trip: special offers on international operators and trains, discount on shipping... Your imagination is the unique limit to your journey.
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A. Yes, you may need to make a reservation. All trains that travel internationally will require reservations. All night trains and high-speed trains will require reservations.
Most trains in these countries will require reservations: France, Spain, and Italy.
A. A Swiss pass is valid on trains operated by SBB (Schweizerische BundesBahn), the national railway company of Switzerland. For domestic trains in Switzerland operated, seat reservations are not required. Exceptions are the special scenic trains such as Bernina Express, Glacier Express, Golden Pass and Wilhelm Tell Express. For these trains, a supplement and/or seat reservation is required for Swiss Pass holders. There are also some international trains from Switzerland that require a reservation fee. Examples are the ICE International to Germany, the TGV Lyria to France and the Railjet to Budapest.
A. The best-selling Eurail Global Pass offers unlimited, 1st Class train travel in 20 European countries: Austria, Belgium, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Republic of Ireland, Italy, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland. Choices range from 15 consecutive days to 3 months of travel or 10 and 15 flexible days within a 2-month time period, plus money-saving Eurail Global Pass bonuses.
The Eurail Select Pass provides unlimited train travel for the duration you select in your choice of any 3, 4 or 5 countries that border each other, as well as attractive bonuses. Select from Austria, Benelux (Belgium, Luxembourg, and the Netherlands), Bulgaria/Serbia/Montenegro, Croatia/Slovenia, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Republic of Ireland, Italy, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.
A. Reservation is compulsory on TGV and if you are a pass holder, you still need to buy a TGV ticket. Among the passes available on TGV, you’ll be able to choose between Eurail Global, Eurail Select Pass or Eurail two country pass including France. France Rail Pass and France Rail Pass Premium are also among the possible options and offer last minute "Easy Access" reservations.
A. Located in the middle of the train (carriage 4 or 14), TGV Lyria bar provides a service for tasty snacks and meals: sandwiches, hot/cold local dishes, salads, children’s menu, hot and cold drinks, treats are available to eat at the bar or take away. In First class, you can also enjoy the convenience of Lyriapremière service at seat.
A. Italo trains offer high speed train services connecting the major cities of Italy such as Milano, Bologna, Firenze, Roma, Napoli, Salerno, Venezia, Torino and Padova. There are several daily connections between the main cities which are served by Italo. There are several daily connections between Milan and Roma and the number of connections will increase in the following years.