Eurail benefits in Sweden

Cottage on Swedish lake

If your Eurail pass is valid in Sweden, you can get great deals, cheap ferry crossings to Germany, Finland and Denmark, or free bus travel.

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.
 

Transport

 
An image of a passenger ferry commuting between Helsinborg in Sweden and Helsingor in Denmark
Ferry between Sweden and Denmark

Set sail for Denmark with Scandlines ferries

Eurail pass holders with a pass that is valid in Denmark and Sweden can travel for free on the route:

 

  • Helsingborg – Helsingør (Denmark)


Booking information
It is not necessary to make a reservation. Scandlines ferries depart every 30-40 minutes. Simply go to the Scandlines dock and present your Eurail pass to get on board.

 

For more information call +49 1802 11 66 99, visit the Scandlines website, or e-mailthe company.

 

Helsingborg central station is located next to the ferry docks. The passenger terminals can be reached from the central station by foot.

Ferry nearby Tallinn
Ferry nearby Tallinn

Travel to Finland, Estonia or Latvia with Tallink Silja Lines ferries

Eurail pass holders pay special fares on Tallink Silja Lines ferries that operate on the routes:

 

  • Stockholm – Riga (Latvia)

  • Stockholm – Mariehamn – Turku (Finland)

  • Stockholm – Mariehamn – Helsinki (Finland)

  • Stockholm – Tallinn (Estonia)

 

In high season you receive a 20% discount. In low season a 40% discount.

 

Please keep in mind that the above routes are night crossings and that you'll have to book a cabin.


Booking information

Reservations can be made on the Tallink Silja Lines website (Coupons/Promotion code 'Eurail'). You can also call +358 (0)600 174 552 or +46 (0)822 2140.

Additional charges and conditions

  • All discounts are granted on the cabin category A, B, C/E.

  • Port taxes are not included in the discount offer.

  • Check the Tallink Silja website for the dates of the low and high seasons as these can vary depending on the route.

 

Ferries with destination Riga depart from Stockholm Frihamnen. Buses can take you from Stockholm Central station to the terminal. The buses depart from the City Terminal. Visit the Tallink Silja lines website for other options.

Ferry between Sweden and Finland
Ferry between Sweden and Finland

Let Viking Line ferries take you to Finland

Get a 50% discount on deck prices on the routes:

 

  • Stockholm – Helsinki (Finland)

  • Stockholm –Turku (Finland)


Booking information

Reservations can be made by phone: +358(0)60041557. Show your Eurail pass at the docks. Please note that the discount doesn't apply to cabin prices.

Visit the Viking Line website for more information.

 

Viking Line operates a shuttle bus service between the Viking Terminal and Slussen-Cityterminal.

Sunset seen from ferry
Sunset seen from ferry

Travel to Germany with Finnlines ferries

Eurail pass holders get a 20% discount on official fares on the ferry route:

 

  • Malmö – Travemünde (Germany)


Booking information

Reservations can be made on the Finnlines website (booking code: RAIL) or you can call +49 45 028 0543 or +46 771 340 940.

 

Please note that port charges and meals are not included in the discount offer.

 

Take bus 35 from Malmö City Centre. Get off at the bus stop Aspögatan and switch to bus 34 (destination North harbour). From the bus stop Hemsögatan it's  an approx. 1 kilometer walk to Lappögatan. A taxi from Malmö Central Station to Lappögatan costs approximately SEK 150.

View of Gotland
View of Gotland

Destination Gotland

Eurail pass holders pay special fares on ferry crossings from mainland Sweden to the island of Gotland on the routes:

 

  • Nynäshamn – Visby (Gotland Island)

  • Oskarshamn – Visby (Gotland Island)


Booking information
Discounts are only available in person, and depend upon the specific times and days you travel. Present your Eurail pass at the dock when you make your reservations.

 

For more information visit the Destination Gotland website.

 

Nynäshamn can be reached by train from Stockholm in 1 hour. The ferry terminal is in walking distance from the train station. Oskarshamn can be reached by transfer bus. This service operates between Göteborg/Malmö- Oskarshamn. For information about timetables and busstops, visit the Gutelinjen website

Take the bus to cross the border

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

 

  • Haparanda – Tornio (Finland) – Kemi (Finland) (Veljekset Salmela)

  • Haparanda – Luleå (Länstrafiken Norrbotten)


Just show your Eurail pass to the driver when you board.

 

For more information visit the Veljekset Salmela website (Finnish only) or the Länstrafiken Norrbotten website. You can also call Länstrafiken Norrbotten on +46 926-756 80.

Travel to Denmark and Norway

A pass valid in Sweden covers:

 

  • direct SJ trains to and from Copenhagen and Copenhagen Airport.

  • direct border crossing trains from Göteborg and Stockholm to Oslo.


SJ Lounges

Holders of a 1st class Eurail pass have free access to the SJ lounges in Stockholm and Göteborg.


Free buses in the summer

Inlandsbanen offers free bus rides for Eurail pass holders on the following routes:

 

  • Mora - Ostersund - Gällivare (June 2 - August 24)

  • Kristinehamn - Mora (June 29 - August 9)


Attractions

 

Visit the Swedish Railway Museum

Eurail pass holders receive a 50% discount on the railway museums in Gävle and Ängelholm.


Ticket information
The discount is only available in person. Present your Eurail pass at the ticket counter to receive your discount.

 

For more information visit the Jarnvagmuseum website.

 

Locations

  • Railway Museum Gävle, Rälsgatan 1

 

The museum is in walking distance of the mainstation of Gävle

 

  • Railway Museum Ängelholm, Vid järnvägsstationen

 

The museum is located next to Ängelholm main station

 

Scenic view from the train window in Smaland
Scenic view from the train window in Smaland

Experience the Småland landscape from a narrow-gauge railway

Eurail pass holders get a 30% discount on tickets for the narrow-gauge railway route:

 

  • Hultsfred – Västervik


The discount is only available in person. Just present your Eurail pass at the ticket counter upon your arrival.

 

For more information visit the Smalsparet website or e-mail the company.

 

Please note that the train only runs in the Summer (July - August). 

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