The European train pass
The Eurail pass lets you hop on and off many of Europe's trains – simply show your pass. Then sit back and enjoy the ride as you're transported in comfort to your next destination. Get about Europe the way Europeans do and learn about each culture while you're on the move. The Eurail pass is your key to experiencing the most of Europe – at your own pace.
6 reasons to experience Europe by Eurail
1. Breathtaking scenery
Travel on one of Europe's popular scenic routes and enjoy beautiful scenery like the snow-capped Alps in Switzerland or the lush rolling hills of Tuscany in Italy.
2. Discover 27 countries
Discover famed destinations in up to 27 countries ↓ from world-renowned capitals like Paris and Amsterdam to enchanting villages in Andalusia in Spain. The choice is endless.
3. Comfy high-speed travel
The train is the comfortable way to see Europe. High-speed trains run in many countries, providing extra-fast transport links without the hassle of airport security and check-in.
4. Arrive in the city center
The train doors swing open and there you are in the heart of the city. Drop your bags off and then you're ready to start exploring a new culture, rich history and famous sites.
5. Travel by night
Cover large distances on night trains while you snooze – fall asleep in one city and wake up the next day in a new place, well-rested and ready to begin a day of exploration.
6. Meet new people
Get to know the locals for a truly authentic travel experience and cross paths with other travelers from all over the world. You'll leave with lifelong memories!
The Eurail pass lets you travel on trains run by the national train operators in up to 27 European countries. On popular routes you can often take advantage of extra comfort and speed by taking high-speed trains (in certain countries a reservation must be made for these trains).
We offer a range of European rail passes. Choose which countries you want to visit and how many train travel days you need. The value-for-money Global Pass gives you the freedom to discover up to 24 countries by train, including favorites like France, Italy and Spain. To see which pass fits your travel plans, view all Eurail passes.
Plus, get extra benefits with the Eurail pass – like discounted ferry and bus travel on specific routes, and reductions on accommodation and attractions.
Eurail participating countries
Find out how to get around each Eurail country by train:
Start planning your Eurail trip now
Check the Eurail timetable for train times across Europe. Also, view the Eurail map to start putting together your own European train route.
Get help from our rail travel experts
Our award-winning customer service team are ready to answer your questions. Want some advice on choosing the right pass? Need help with your order? Get in touch by email and hear back within 24 hours. Or, drop a post on our award-winning Facebook page and get your answer within 8 hours.
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We offer three methods of shipping:
- FREE Economy Shipping: To U.S.A., Australia, Canada, Brazil, Mexico, New Zealand, Japan, Singapore, Hong Kong, South Korea, China and Taiwan. This option is only offered if there's sufficient time for the order to reach you.
- Standard Shipping: Track & Trace is included so you can follow the status of your order online.
- Premium Shipping: Same as Standard Shipping plus you get a 100% on-time guarantee.
Check the shipping calculator for estimated delivery date and shipping costs (if applicable).
Get a taste of the Eurail experience
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“Eurail made my journey through Europe an absolute breeze, taking me from one major city directly to the next without any hassle!” Alyssa Holmes, Canada
Traveled with the Eurail Global Pass.