Ferries

Ferry near Greece at sunrise

Eurail passes allow access to a number of discounted European ferry routes and boats. Below you can find an overview of the major ferry companies that have a partnership with Eurail.

List of ferries in Europe

 

Balearia

(Spain)

Balearia runs ferries between mainland Spain and its cluster of Spanish Islands (Balearic Islands). Travel to the scenic gems of the Mediterranean: Majorca, Minorca, Ibiza, and Formentera.


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Blue Star Ferries

(Greece)

Blue Star Ferries operate on various routes from the Greek mainland to many of its beautiful islands. An exotic destination like Greece calls for a relaxing journey to its pristine beaches and ancient ruins. Equipped with a range of facilities, the convenience and comfort of these ferries will ensure you the journey is all part of your experience.


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Finnlines

(Finland - Germany - Poland - Sweden)

Finnlines operates ferries across Europe’s most important ports - Finland, Germany, Sweden and Poland. With 5-star facilities and top-notch comfort onboard, discover Europe like Europeans do. Shorten your journey time, and gather some new experiences along the way.


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Grimaldi Lines

(Italy - Spain - Greece)

Grimaldi Lines offers a variety of routes to choose from – travel to Greece, Spain, Italy and its magnificent Island of Sardinia. Admire the spectacular shores of Europe, as you unwind on the deck of the ferries run by Grimaldi Lines. To shorten long journeys between countries, choose this quick and comfortable ferry trip.


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HML

(Greece - Italy)

HML (Hellenic Mediterranean Lines) runs ferry crossings between Italy and Greece. If Greece and Italy are on your bucket list, HML ferries could be the best option to travel in comfort between the two countries.


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Irish Ferries

(France - Ireland - Great Britain)

Irish Ferries operates ferry routes between France and Ireland and Wales. Take an offbeat ferry route – explore the Irish panorama and taste the Irish waters.


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Minoan Lines

(Greece - Italy)

Minoan Lines offers ferry connections within Greece and between Greece and Italy. While you are enjoying the activities onboard, travel swiftly and get more time to explore your desired destination.


More info about Minoan Lines ferry

Stena Line

(Great Britain - Ireland - the Netherlands)

Stena Line connects Great Britain (England, Scotland, Wales) with Ireland (Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland), as well as operating a route from Great Britain to the Netherlands. This ferry company provides a great travel option to reach mainland Europe from Great Britain and Ireland. Set sail on one of the most convenient ferry lines in Europe. 


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Superfast Ferries

(Italy - Greece)

Superfast Ferries travels across the serene Adriatic Sea. Soak up the breathtaking view of the azure waters between Greece and Italy.


More info about Superfast Ferries

Tallink Silja

(Finland - Sweden)

Explore the Baltic Sea, as Tallink Silja operates ferries between Finland, Sweden and other parts of Europe.


More info about Tallink Silja ferry

Getting discounted prices on ferries

 

It is often possible to buy these discounted ferry tickets in advance. We recommend you purchase these tickets in advance when planning to travel during high season. To make your booking, contact the ferry company directly. In some cases, you can buy the ticket with the discount already included. Occasionally however, you will have to buy the full fare ticket and the ferry company will refund the discount.

 

For free passage on international ferry routes, your pass must be valid for the country of departure and arrival. For discounted passage, your pass must be valid for the country of departure or arrival.

 

See overview of ferry benefits per country

If you travel on a boat that departs after 7 p.m. (19:00) and arrives at its final stop after 4 a.m. (04:00), you may chose to use just one of your travel days. When traveling by night ferry (Superfast, Minoan or Blue Star Ferries) you can fill in either the day of departure or the day of arrival. Please note that you cannot start your travel before the first day of validity on your pass.

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