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We are a group of 8 all first timers using the inter rail pass.We have our itinerary sorted, we have purchased our Eurostar seat reservations outward and return.The first day we are travelling from the midlands to Berlin, question is what do we do regarding activating passes /recording journeys taken?Also when required to show proof of validity to travel what are you required to show? CheersAndy
My sweetheart and I are visiting Germany and Italy in September/October. Should we purchase a 3 day Eurail pass from DB to travel from Frankfurt to Munich on the 21st and then Munich to Venice on the 23rd or buy individual tickets? I’ve heard you can buy a “Twin Pass” to save money also. I haven’t seen them on the DB site though. Whats the best way….Will we need to make seat reservations for the Venice trip on TrenItalia?Any advice is appreciated...Thank youNorman
Hello,I am having difficulty finding a night train from Milan to Geneva, or Milan to Lyon, that does not involve long waits at a station in the middle of the night or the early hours. For me, this defeats the object of a night train: board it in the evening and wake up at the destination!Thank you for any help or clarification you can bring, Brian.
The recent derailment in the St Gotthard tunnel is likely to impact the EuroCity service between Zurich and Milan. I’ve got a reservation on the Zurich → Milan EC for the evening of 1st Sept. TrenItalia is being unclear, suggesting that normal service may be restored by then. Public media suggests otherwise.My problem is a connection to the ongoing sleeper from Milan → Bari.Does anyone have better information on the service impact? CheersAhado
Hi folks -First time here, so apologies if I’m in the wrong place, or asking the wrong kind of question!I have a reservation for next Monday, 21st Aug, (made last week through interrail.eu) for x2 passengers from Basel to Bologna (changing in Milan). But I have just received an SMS from Trenitalia to say the first leg of this (EuroCity 153, Basel-Milan, Dep 15:03) is cancelled.😒 The message was not entirely clear on the cause, but googling around indicates that it is presumably due to the recent freight train derailment in the Gotthard tunnel (but that’s a week ago, so unclear why they are only cancelling NOW).Anyway, I’m now trying to find an alternative routing, but don’t think I can trust the interrail planner (which seems to still show the original service). So any help or advice would be appreciated.NB: my journey actually starts in Paris. I have a separate reservation from Paris to Strasbourg arriving at 12:41. I was planning to make an (unreserved) connection to Basel (arriving
basically my question is if I can get into a train that, let’s say, leaves at 17.00h even though I made a seat reservation for that same train but a few minutes later, for instance, 17.35h. my friends and I are booking seats and we are trying to leave time gaps between the different trains we are catching in prevision of something going wrong. but we wondered: if nothing went wrong and we were able to catch and earlier train than the one we booked, if it would be legal to get it. thaaanks
Next month, I’m planning to travel on trains from Frankfurt to Amsterdam, and then from Amsterdam to Brussels. Both the services I wish to travel on seem to require an additional supplement to be paid - but it’s not really clear why. Can anyone help/explain? Also, I have already made a seat reservation on the Frankfurt-Amsterdam train - would that cover the supplement in this case, or do I still need to pay the supplement separately?
Hi we are travelling from Vienna to Salzburg and would like to take the Semmering Railway scenic route. Can you recommend the best way to plan this journey and are there only high speed trains out of Vienna on this route? Travelling in early September. Thanks .. Mazzy
I'm coming to Sofia 3 days before I want to take the night train to Istanbul. As I understand it I have to get a seat reservation at the Sofia train station. Does anyone know if my partner and I can count on getting two beds in a coach just three days before, or if I should look at some other option?
Who can help me? Today I start my Interrail journey and I first take a domestic train to Utrecht Central Station, after which I transfer to the night train to Innsbruck Hbf. When I travel on my Interrail Global Pass, does this mean I already use 2 travel pass days due to using the domestic train? Or is it about the moment of boarding?
Booked a return ticket with my last day of pass but the website is counting 2 days because i leave tonight and arrive tomorrow ..?
Hi everybody ! You would be of a great help here !I’m in Italy, at Perugia, returning to France tonight (arrival at 1 in the afternoon at Frasne).I booked the seats needed on the journey before, am entering the journey on my pass as it’s my last day (out of 5) but the app divide my trip into two journeys one today, the other one tomorrow, how can I do to make them join ?At least are there any possibilities to cancel the opening of this day ? thank you very very much !!
HelloI am grateful for any help that can be given as we seem to have messed up with the interail pass. We have booked accommodation Saturday 19th in Annecy and we were hoping to travel from Narbonne to Annecy. (We live in Valencia but due to using one of our inbound journeys which we didn’t realise we have to drive to France to be able to use our pass so we can start at a different station if needed). We then have accommodation in Chamonix from 21st to 25th. we basically need to travel on the 19th August from somewhere close to the Spanish border to Annecy and then back to our starting point from Chamonix on the 25th. I have looked and cannot make reservations on any trains, any ideas on how to do this. We have 3 small children so a very long journey isn’t ideal but I appreciate we may just need to take what we can get at this point. Many thanks for any ideas
Hi all!I am 49 days out from my trip to Vienna where I and a group of friends will be taking the Eurail from Vienna to Munich, then returning from that trip to then go from Vienna to Budapest. We purchased the four-day rail pass which as I understand doesn’t preclude us from purchasing seat reservations. When browsing the train station timetables to purchase these seat reservations however, we are constantly encountering situations where the first half of the connection is unavailable but the second half is for purchasing and/or we are being required to purchase a separate ticket altogether for that section of the train. From my understanding, the Eurail pass was supposed to act as our ticket/pass that we then purchase seat reservations in addition to.Here are the train pathways we are required to have seat reservations for:(Returning) Oct 3 - 20:09 - 21:52 - NJ295 Munich to Salzburg HBF(Departing) Oct 6 - 6:40 - 9:19 - RE4637 Wien to Budapest-Kelenfoeld(Returning) Oct 6 - 20:35 - 20:4
I am travelling from Uk to Europe on 1st Sept and returning on 3rd October.I will use the outbound and inbound days on this trip.I may have days I have not used ,the pass that is valid till 30th October. Could I use 2 spare days to travel from Manchester to Aberdeen in mid October and for the return journey also before 30th October
I bought a ticket from brussels midi to London st Páncreas International, which required a seat reaervation.Do I need to activate a day of my Interrail Global Pass (10 days in 2 months) during that journey or is it enough with the train ticket and showing that I have an Int Global Pass?
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