Currency in Europe
It’s handy to know the different currencies you´ll need on your Eurail rail trip as not all European countries use the Euro. In fact, 15 of the 33 countries you can visit by rail with a Eurail Global Pass have their own currency.
Check out the map to see which countries are using the Euro and which aren’t, to help you plan your trip.
Countries that use the euro (€)
Austria, Belgium, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Montenegro, Netherlands, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain
Countries that use other currencies
Bosnia Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Great Britain, Hungary, North Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey
How to exchange your money
Here are the best ways to get the currencies you'll need on your trip:
Exchange money into the local currency before you arrive in each country.
Withdraw local currency from an ATM once you arrive. There's almost always an ATM in main train stations.
- What currencies do other countries use?
Country Currency Code Symbol Bosnia Herzegovina Bosnian Convertible Marka BAM KM Bulgaria Bulgarian Lev BGN B Croatia Croatia Kuna HRK kn Czech Republic Czech Koruna CZK kč Denmark Danish Krone DKK kr Great Britain British pound GBP £ Hungary Hungarian Forint HUF Ft North Macedonia Macedonian Denar MKD ден Norway Norwegian Krone NOK kr Poland Polish Zloty PLN zł Romania Romania New Leu RON lei Serbia Serbian Dinar RSD РСД Sweden Swedish Krone SEK kr Switzerland Swiss Franc CHF CHF Turkey Turkish Lira TRL TL