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Eurail Global Pass

Mobile Pass

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Eurail Global Pass

Select Pass
Type of Fare
Type of Pass
    • Unlimited travel within the set selected days
      For example: If you choose Consecutive 15 Days Global Pass, you can travel unlimited times for 15 days.
    • Pass is valid from the selected start date
      For example: If you select pass date as 1st Jan then the pass is valid till 15th Jan.
    • Unlimited travel within 1 or 2 months from the selected start date
      For example: If you choose Flexi 15 Days Global Pass, you can travel unlimited times for 15 days in 2 months
    • Pass is valid from the selected start date
      For example: If you select start date as 1st March, then your pass is valid till 30th April and you can travel unlimited for any 15 days within these 2 months.
Class
    • Travel comfortably with spacious seats and amenities such as USB-ports, free Wi-Fi and in some trains complimentary drinks and meals. Get access to lounges and priority check-in in select trains
    • Travel economical & experience neat, comfortable journey across Europe in second class with comfortable seats and livelier atmosphere aboard the train.

About Eurail Global Pass

Eurail pass is your ‘all in one’ pass for unlimited train travel either in the country of your choice with a Eurail single-country pass or 33 countries of Europe with a Eurail global mobile pass. You can board most of the trains by showing the pass, however, there are a few exceptions where a reservation is needed before you board. The best part of traveling by train is that it takes you straight through the center of cities and villages. Eurail pass gives you the freedom and flexibility to travel as per your convenience. It’s not just about traveling in a relaxed, comfortable and safe way, its part of the European way of life itself. You also get free travel on IC buses throughout Europe and attractive discounts on various other services like bike rentals, famous hostels and sightseeing bus tours.

With the Eurail pass, travel on the national rail networks of 33 European countries (Austria, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, England, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Scotland, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and Wales).

Eurail pass allows children between the ages of 4-11 to travel free when accompanied by an adult, except wherever reservation fee is mandatory. Up to two children can travel with one adult. For example, when two adults are traveling, they can take four children with them. If more than two children are traveling with one adult, a separate Youth Pass needs to be purchased for the additional child. A child travelling with someone who has a Senior Pass or a Youth Pass is not eligible to travel for free. They must purchase a Child Pass.

There are two types of Eurail Mobile Pass: Continuous and Flexi, with an option ranging from 4 days within a month to 3 months consecutive pass.

Type of Eurail Global Pass

Consecutive and Flexible passes.

Both the above passes are available in 1st and 2nd class and also offer the youth pass option for travelers under 28 years of age.

  • Consecutive Pass - Validity: Valid on 15 days, 22 days, 1, 2 & 3 months. The pass allows the passengers to travel on consecutive days depending on the number of days the pass is purchased for.
  • Flexible Pass - Validity: Valid on 4 days in a month, 5 days in a month, 7 days in a month, 10 days in 2 months & 15 days in 2 months.
    This pass offers the same services and benefits but gives greater flexibility since it allows you to utilize the chosen number of days within a one month period or two months

Benefits of Eurail Global Pass

  • Access unlimited train rides to visit over 40,000 destinations across 33 countries in Europe.
  • Option of consecutive or flexible passes.
  • Pass validity upto 11 months from the date of issue.
  • No need for preselecting a start date until you travel.
  • Children under 12 yrs travel free with an adult (max. 2 kids)
  • Numerous discounts on services like sightseeing bus, ferry, hostels, food and many more with a Global pass.
  • Cheaper than buying single travel ticket.

 

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Why To Buy Pass

Unlimited Flexibility.
Unforgettable Experiences.
  • Travel extensively to the destination of your choice
  • Unlimited coverage across Europe
  • Discounts on ferries, hotels, city cards & many more
  • Child under 12 yrs free

How It Works

Select Your Pass

Selecting your Eurail global pass is important as it should align with your travel dates, if you intend to move between cities every day then you should select a consecutive pass as it would decrease your travel expense and if on the other hand your travel plan has longer halts between cities then a flexible pass should make travelling easier.

Confirmation

Follow simple steps to book your Eurail pass which lets you view rates, select the number of passengers, the number of days and see your final amount payable. Enter passenger information (name, date of birth, email id etc.) before you proceed to the payment page.

Make the Payment

After selection of the pass and confirmation of your details mentioned above, you will be directed to 3D secured payment page where you can make payment by Debit/ Credit Card/ Net Banking/ UPI.

Get your Mobile pass

Once you book your pass, an email confirmation will be sent to your registered email id. Then follow the instructions to load the mobile pass. Traveling with a mobile Pass is simple – all you need is your phone, the Rail Planner app (Android 6.0 / iOS 10.0 / iPhone 5)

FAQs Eurail Global Pass

  • What is a Eurail pass?

    The Eurail Pass is a single train pass that lets you travel as much as you want on participating European train networks for a set amount of travel days. There are different validities you can choose from, ranging from just 4 travel days up to a maximum of 3 months.

  • Which Eurail pass should I buy?

    Picking the right pass depends on where you want to go: If you’re only visiting a single country then a single country pass should be enough for you and if you plan to visit multiple countries then the Global pass is your pick.

  • What is an adult pass?

    Travelers above the age of 28 years will be issued under an adult pass.

  • What is a youth pass?

    Travelers between the ages of 12-28 years get a special fare and the pass is issued as a youth pass.

  • Which trains are included?

    You can use the pass to travel on national railways and some private railways where your pass is valid. Someone of the popular networks includes TGV, Eurostar, Thalys and AVE, but require you to buy a seat reservation.

  • What are seat reservations?

    Seat reservation ensures you a place on a particular train. Reservations are mandatory for most high speed trains and night trains.

  • How much do seat reservations cost?

    Cost of seat reservation varies based on a few factors like the type of train, type of seats and the railway company. Along with the reservation cost anticipate a small transaction fee per traveler per train.

  • Is there a way to avoid reservations?

    Yes, you can avoid seat reservations by using regional trains, check if your itinerary is flexible enough to pick these trains. It is suggested that you check at the ticket counter before you board.

  • When should I start making reservations?

    We usually suggest that you start making reservations for your bookings 2 - 3 months in advance. High speed trains and night trains can be reserved 3 months in advance. French Thalys trains and international TGV trains have a limited number of seats available for Eurail pass holders. Make your reservations for the high season and for weekends as early as you can.

  • Is the Eurostar included in my Eurail Pass?

    Yes, you can travel on Eurostar if you have a Global Eurail pass. Seat reservation is mandatory for Eurostar and can be made 6 months in advance.

  • What is the difference between 1st and 2nd class?

    The difference between 1st and 2nd class is the level of comfort and facilities available. Generally 1st class is costlier than second class as you get more leg space and additional benefits such as free wifi, adjustable reclining seats, extra wide tables, food and beverage services etc.

  • What should I do if there is incorrect information on your Pass?

    If the details on your mobile Pass are incorrect or outdated and you can’t change it yourself, please get in touch with our staff. If your Pass has not been activated yet, we will be able to change the information for you (Not applicable for Non-refundable / promotional passes) only if it is informed to us prior to your travel. Once activated passes become fully non refundable.

  • What details is required to book a Eurail global pass?

    Name, country of residence, and passport number should be as per your valid passport details.

  • How to use a pass on overnight trains?

    You need to pay a fee to use a couchette or sleeper with your pass, the fee is usually per bed, not per compartment. If you have a flexi-type pass, an overnight train only uses one day on your pass, the day of departure.

  • What is a Mobile Pass and how does it work?

    A Mobile Pass is an electronic pass that can be loaded on your cell phone with the Rail Planner App. It is mandatory to download the Rail Planner App in order add / view / validate your Eurail Pass. While on tour, you would also need an internet connection once every three days (to keep the app updated and ensure the pass is active).

  • What are the initial steps to follow once I receive a Eurail Mobile Pass confirmation?

    First and foremost you will have to download the Rail Planner App. Once you open the app, add the pass to the app by entering your surname and pass number (mentioned in your confirmation email). You should then be able to see your Eurail Pass in “My Pass”. If you have a child pass, you will have to load the Child pass too on the device. Next, you will have to choose or create trips to keep track of the journeys you will be taking. Finally, you will have to activate your Mobile pass. This has to be done before you start your journey, by adding your passport number and the first date of travel. Your pass will be valid for travel from the chosen date only, for the validity period chosen at the time of booking.

  • How soon can I validate my Mobile pass?

    If your dates are fixed, validate your pass during the course of adding it to the app. If you’re not sure of your travel dates, you can activate it anytime later. You have upto 11 months from the date of purchase, to activate your pass. Please note that validating a Eurail pass is compulsory before boarding the first journey.

  • How do I show my ticket to the ticket inspector?

    The ticket inspector will scan the barcode on the Eurail Pass and check whether the train you are traveling on is added as a journey to the pass. In order to do this, in your App, go to “My Pass” and then click on “Show ticket”. The inspector can even ask for your passport to see if it matches with the Eurail Pass.

  • What does it mean to add “add a journey” to the app?

    Adding a journey means adding the sectors that you will be travelling on, using the Eurail Pass. Every journey you add to your pass, gives you a valid ticket. This ticket then needs to be shown to the ticket inspector while on board. Please note, adding a journey does not mean or entitle a seat reservation.

  • Can I cancel my first travel day once it has been added to the pass?

    Yes, you can change or cancel the first travel day any time before the start of the date (00:00 hours). Once the travel day has started, you cannot cancel or modify it. Please keep in mind that some countries follow CET (Central Europe Time) time, so there could be a difference in the start and end time of a travel day, compared to your local time.

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