For the culture lovers
Plan your picture-perfect trip with a free 1st class upgrade
Plan your journey through Europe's rich history and cultural highlights with a free 1st class upgrade on your Eurail Global Pass. Make it your mission this spring to tick those top attractions off your bucket list – just choose your Pass and complete your journey before May 15.
Conditions of this Eurail Pass
- General conditions for everyone
Only non-European residents can travel with a Eurail Pass. If you’re a European resident you can travel with an Interrail Pass.
The Eurail Pass is valid for travel with participating train, ferry and public transport companies. Read more
Most high-speed and night trains require a reservation at an additional cost. Learn more about seat reservations
1st class Passes are valid in both 1st and 2nd class coaches. 2nd class Passes are only valid in 2nd class coaches.
You need to activate your Eurail Pass within 11 months of the issue date. You can do this at a European train station, or online using our free activation service at checkout.
All standard Eurail Passes are refundable or exchangeable if they are returned unused. Read our booking terms
- Additional conditions about our promotional Passes
- Additional conditions for Youth Pass travelers
- To travel with a discounted Youth Pass, you must be aged from 12 up to and including 27 on the start date of the Eurail Pass.
- Additional conditions for Adults with Children
Children under 4 travel for free and do not need a Eurail Pass. You may be asked to sit a child under 4 on your lap during busy times.
Children aged 4 to 11 travel for free with a Child Pass. A child must be accompanied at all times by at least one person with an Adult Pass. This doesn’t have to be a family member and can be anyone over 18.
Up to 2 children can travel with 1 adult. For example, when 2 adults are traveling, they can take 4 children with them. If more than 2 children are traveling with 1 adult, a separate 1st class Youth Pass must be purchased for each additional child.
Travelers aged 12 to 27 can travel with a 1st class Youth Pass.