Eurail benefits in Spain

A rocky beach Mallorca, Spain

If your Eurail pass is valid in Spain, you can get cheap passage on various ferry crossings and discounts on private railways, hotels and other offers.

You can obtain benefits locally by showing your Eurail pass, or you can contact the specific benefit company in advance. The discount benefits only apply during the validity of your pass. Free passage on trains, buses or ferries is only valid on travel days.


Grimaldi Lines ferry
Grimaldi Lines ferry

Set sail for Italy and Sardinia with Grimaldi Lines

Eurail passholders receive a 20% discount on official fares (port taxes and fixed dues excluded) on the routes listed below.

  • Barcelona – Civitavecchia (Italy)

  • Barcelona – Livorno (Italy)

  • Barcelona - Savona (Italy)

  • Barcelona – Porto Torres (Sardinia)


Please note that the ferries on most routes do not sail daily. Check the Grimaldi Lines website for detailed information about departures.

Booking information
Reservations can be made by phone ( (+39) 081 496 444 or (+34) 902.531.333) or by email ( or Please note that  when you make your reservations you'll have to send Grimaldi Lines a copy of your Eurail pass.


You can also visit one of the Grimaldi Lines Travel Agencies in Italy:

  • Grimaldi Tours Napoli, Via Marchese Campodisola 13

  • Grimaldi Tours Roma, Via Boncompagni 43

  • Grimaldi Tours Palermo, Via Emerico Amari 8


From Barcelona Sants Station, take bus 57 and get off at the 9th stop (Sants-Pg Sant Antoni). From there it’s a 5-minute walk to the passenger terminal.

Balearia ferry
Balearia ferry

Travel to the Balearic Islands

Get a 20% discount on crossings and accommodation on the following Balearia ferry routes:

  • Alcudia - Ciudadela

  • Algeciras - Ceuta / Tánger

  • Barcelona – Palma de Mallorca / Ciudadela / Ibiza / Alcudia

  • Denia - Palma de Mallorca / Formentera / Ibiza / San Antonio

  • Ibiza - Formentera / Palma de Mallorca

  • Valencia - Ibiza / Palma de Mallorca / Mostaganem (Algeria)

  • Almería/Motril - Melilla

Booking information
Reservations can be made in travel agencies or locally in Balearia offices. You can also call +34 902 160 180.


For more information about departure times and prices visit the Balearia website.


Denia can be reached by bus from Alicante in about 2.5 hrs. Denia’s bus station is a 10-minute walk from the port. >Valencia is a 3 hour train ride from Barcelona. From there, take bus 3 in the direction of Castell de Pop - Jesús Natzaré. Get off at the 17th stop (Manuel Soto 'Enginyer' - Comandància Marina). From there it’s a 5-minute walk to the passenger terminal. From Barcelona Sants Station, take bus 57 and get off at the 9th stop (Sants-Pg Sant Antoni). From there it’s a 5-minute walk to the passenger terminal.

Railways FGC (Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat de Catalunya)

Eurail pass holders receive a 50% discount on the routes:

Booking information
Present your Eurail pass at the ticket office when you buy your tickets.


For more information visit the FGC website.

Free entrance to Sala club lounge

Two hours previous to departure, holders of a Club, Gran Clase or Preferente 1st class train reservation have free access to the Sala Club lounge located in several railway stations.

Travel through Spain with SNCF buses

Eurail pass holders can travel for free on the following route that isn't covered by rail:

  • Canfranc – Oloron

Booking information
The best place to enquire about bus services is at a local tourist office or railway station. In large towns and cities, buses run to and from bus stations (gare d’autobus/routière) usually located next to railway stations. In rural areas, bus services are often operated by the SNCF and run between local towns and the railway station. An SNCF bus, on which rail tickets and passes are valid, is shown as an autocar in rail timetables.

Cross the Spanish city Valencia with Renfe buses

Eurail pass holders can travel for free on Renfe buses that cover the route:


  • Valencia S. Joaquin sorolla – Valencia Nord station


Please note that you have to show a reservation for the AVE high-speed train to benefit from this offer.


The bus runs 365 days per year from 06:00 to 23:00. The trip takes 3-5 minutes and buses run approximately every 10 minutes. There is assistance for people with special mobility needs at both stations.

Take a trip from Spain to Morocco

Eurail Pass holders get a 30% discount on the following ferry routes:

  • Algeciras (Spain) - Tanger Med (Morocco)

  • Tanger Med (Morocco) - Algeciras (Spain)


Ferries are operated by AML. There are up to 8 crossings daily.

For more information and online reservations, please visit



Visit the Spanish Railway Museums in Madrid and Barcelona

Eurail pass holders get a 50% discount on the entrance fees of these museums.

Ticket Information
Just show your Eurail pass at the entrance to get your discount.

For more information about opening hours and prices visit the Museo Del Ferrocarril website (English version is under construction).



  • Museo Del Ferrocarril Madrid, Paseo de las Delicias, 61


The museum is located across metrostation de Delicias.

  • Museo Del Ferrocarril Barcelona, Vilanova i la Geltru, Pl. Eduard Maristany


The museum is located in walking distance of the Vilanova i la Geltrú train station.


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