Conditions of this Eurail Pass

General conditions for all
  •  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 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 Adult travelers
  • If you travel with a discounted Adult Saver Pass (traveling together - save an extra 15%), keep in mind that all traveler names are printed on a single pass, so you need to travel together.
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 or Adult Saver 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.

Worldwide delivery

We ship Eurail Passes worldwide. This also includes European addresses, such as hotels and hostels.