Which Eurail Pass Option is Best for Your Client?

Eurail Global Pass

Available in a consecutive day version with a 15 or 22-day option, or 1, 2, or 3-month option and in a flexible versions with either 5 or 7 non-consecutive days within a 1-month period, or 10 or 15 non-consecutive days of unlimited first class train travel within a 2-month period for travel on any or all days of the pass in all 28 countries:

Austria, Belgium, Bosnia Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovak Republic, Serbia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and Turkey.

Eurail Global Pass Saver: Same as the Eurail Global Pass, but discounted for groups of 2 or more traveling together.

Eurail Global Pass Youth: Available in both first or second class rail pass for those under 28 (otherwise identical to the Eurail Global Pass).

Eurail Select Pass

Eurail Select Pass: Gives clients the flexibility to choose a pass with 3 or 4 bordering countries connected by rail or ferry (from participating Eurail Select Pass countries). Remind your clients that certain country combinations only count as one country: Benelux (Belgium, Luxembourg and The Netherlands), Croatia/Slovenia, and Montenegro/Serbia. The Eurail Select Pass is available as a flexi pass in first class for adults or in a discounted version for 2 or more people traveling together (Eurail Select Pass Saver).

Eurail Select Pass Youth: Available as first or second class pass, just for those under 28 years of age.

Overview of Eurail Select Pass

Country Connected by train or ship to
Austria Croatia/Slovenia*, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Slovakia, Switzerland
Benelux* France, Germany, Ireland
Bulgaria Greece, Montenegro/Serbia*, Romania, Turkey
Croatia/Slovenia* Austria, Montenegro/Serbia*, Hungary, Italy
Czech Republic Austria, Germany, Slovakia
Denmark Germany, Norway, Sweden
Finland Germany, Sweden
France Benelux*, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Spain, Switzerland
Germany Austria, Benelux*, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Sweden, Switzerland
Greece Bulgaria, Italy, Turkey
Hungary Austria, Croatia/Slovenia*, Montenegro/Serbia*, Romania, Slovakia
Ireland Benelux, France
Italy Austria, Croatia/Slovenia*, France, Greece, Spain, Switzerland
Montenegro/Serbia Bulgaria, Croatia/Slovenia*, Hungary, Romania
Norway Denmark, Sweden
Portugal Spain
Romania Bulgaria, Hungary, Montenegro/Serbia*
Slovakia [NEW] Austria, Czech Rep., Hungary,
Spain France, Italy, Portugal
Sweden Denmark, Finland, Germany, Norway
Switzerland Austria, France, Germany, Italy
Turkey Bulgaria, Greece

* Benelux (Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg), Croatia/Slovenia and Montenegro/Serbia – each country grouping is considered as one country on Eurail passes.

Note: While the Eurail brand has become synonymous with European rail travel, it’s only the brand name for certain passes. Rail Europe offers many more passes and the most extensive range of European rail products of any supplier in the market today.

If you’re still wondering how your clients will experience the difference between a ticket and a rail pass, check out our video.

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