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Eurail Select Pass


Eurail Select Pass provides rail travel in your choice of any 4 bordering countries out of the following: Austria, Benelux*, Bulgaria, Croatia/Slovenia*, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Montenegro/Serbia*, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and Turkey. Available in 1st class for Adult and Saver and 1st and 2nd class for Youth.

*Benelux = Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg = 1 country,
*Montenegro/ Serbia = 1 country
*Croatia/Slovenia = 1 country

The Eurail Select Pass from Rail Europe will transport you in comfort: not only providing effortless access to the places you want to visit, but simplicity of travel without concern for flight times, road signs or gas prices.

Another less recognized but enormous benefit of taking the train with a European rail pass, is that it travels from city-center to city-center, leaving you where all the action is. And the Eurail Select Pass gives you the cost savings to travel, as well as all the other additional bonuses that the pass provides: from select hotel discounts to museum entries, to cruise and ferry offers. With a Eurail Select Pass, the benefits, like the connections it provides, are everywhere.

General Information

Benefits and Features

  • Unlimited travel on the national rail networks of any 4 adjoining Eurail Select Pass countries that are connected by train or ship.
  • Validity: 5, 6, 8, or 10 days within 2 months.
  • Three tier pricing based on combination of selected countries.
  • Travel days may be used consecutively or non-consecutively.

Child Policy

  • Two children (ages 4-11) travel free per 1 adult, excludes reserved accommodations/seat.
  • Children under 4 are free when sharing an adult passenger’s accommodations/seat.

Reservation Requirements:

  • This rail pass covers trains that are operated by the national railways of the four countries listed on the pass.
  • When traveling with a Eurail Select Pass, reservations are required when traveling on high speed, scenic, international and overnight trains.
  • Travellers with a rail pass may be required to purchase a ticket and reservation for any portion of the journey that isn't covered by their rail pass.
  • Reservations are an additional cost and can be requested within 60 - 90 days of your travel date.
  • Please note: This rail pass is not valid for travel on the Italo trains in Italy. A train ticket would need to be purchased for travel on these trains
  • Reservations are required when traveling on high speed, international or overnight trains with this rail pass. 
  • While reservations may not be required for all trains, reservations are recommended when travelling long distances or on holidays and weekends with this rail pass. 
  • Some regional and commuter trains do not require reservations, so travelers can simply board with their passes and take any open seats.

Conditions of Use

  • Residents of Europe, the Russian Federation or Turkey are not eligible to purchase or use a Eurail Select Pass.
  • Passes must be validated within 6 months of issue date by a railway official in a participating country (station’s desk) who also fills in the passport number.
  • All parties must be present when validating a Saverpass.
  • Passes must be validated prior to boarding first train or using a bonus.
  • The date of travel must be entered before boarding the first train/bonus by the traveler in the corresponding box of the calendar.
  • Persons using a U.S. Military I.D. are eligible to use this pass.
  • The 7 PM rule: if an overnight train starts after 7:00pm on a validated Eurail Select Pass the passholder must enter the next day’s date on the pass, provided it falls within the validity of the pass. 
  • Please note: This rail pass is not valid for travel on the Italo trains in Italy. A train ticket would need to be purchased for travel on these trains

Packaging instructions

  • Pass must be stapled in a Eurail Pass ticket cover
  • Include 1 Eurail Traveler’s Guide, and Map per pass

Adjoining Countries

  • The chosen countries must be bordering, or have a direct shipping line which is part of the Eurail offer.
  • Important! Norway and Finland are not adjoining countries. They have a joint border, but to get by train from Norway to Finland clients have to travel through Sweden.
  • Make sure all the countries the train travels through are covered in the Eurail Select Pass, otherwise a separate ticket must be purchased.

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