How far in advance can I buy my Eurail Pass?

You can order your Eurail Pass up to 11 months in advance of your trip. Within these 11 months, you need to activate your Pass at a European train station. You can also get your Pass pre-activated when you order it online at

View the shipping calculator to find out the expected delivery date of your order. You can also have your Pass delivered to a European address (for example, your accommodation or a friend's address).