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Hey Interrail community,I’m travelling with a mobile Global Pass with my family with residence in Germany. We started our journey in Berlin at 9pm with an overnight train to Offenburg (border with France) arriving the following day at 6am and from there change to a TGV to Paris at 7am. As expected this consumed two travel days. What it was unexpected is that this consumed both out-/inbound days in all our tickets.My return journey is with the same overnight train in Germany (already reserved). Asking the personnel in the train and train stations they all coincided this is not correct. They gave me some tips for the next time, to split the trip (my second trip starting in Strasbourg across the border, instead of Offenburg) or indicate the first outbound train in the app starting the next day.To fix our current situation they suggested to contact Interrail’s service center, but since this is hard to reach, here I am 😀. What can I do to recover the inbound day?I did this same journey mul
Hello!I know that we can have “one outbound trip to cross the border”. But I’d like that a bit better defined for my case … specifically, we live in Manchester, so can we, in one day take these trips outbound:Manchester → London (on Avanti); andLondon → BrusselsWe’ve read ‘one outbound trip’ as one overall journey not as one single ticketSo, can we outbound Manchester → Brussels, one Avanti, one Eurostar in one day as our outbound trip?
Hello!Has anyone travelled from Athens to Igoumenitsa (ferry station)? Apparently there are no trains available for that route, so what would be the most logical option? I would assume some sort of train + bus combo, but where should I take the train to from Athens? I’ve been searching and checking and found some options, but just wondering if there is a “standard” route many take. :)Thank you!
I am on the 11.20am EC 52 from Milan to Frankfurt today I did not make a seat reservation and sat in a seat that stated it was available The train conductor ( who was very rude) has just charged me €23 euros saying I had to pay this or else I would be thrown off the train at the next station!I am a 54 year old interailer ( teacher ) in first class and I think this is just a money making exercise by TrentaliaFirst class on this train is also very poor compared to other countries trains.Is this correct that this payment is mandatory?In my opinion the cost of seat reservations spoils the whole Interail experience as it increases the cost massively
Hi,I am planning travel to German, and visit to Schwäbisch Gmünd city. A friend of mine suggested to purchase "bundling ticket" Rail and Fly of Qatar Airways, and click for destination as QYG (it shown ALL GERMAN RAILWAY STATIONS).It also explains on Qatar Airways website that the high speed connection from Frankfurt Airport to station only to 8 stations in Germany, and Schwäbisch Gmünd does not include.Questions:Have anyone used the Rail and Fly programme outside of the 8 train stations?If I purchase the Rail and Fly of Qatar Airways ticket, how do I get the DB ticket for route Frankfurt to Schwäbisch Gmünd ?Thank you for your advice.
Hi, we are a group of 6 ladies (50+) planning our European adventure and trying to decipher the rail ticketing system.Our itinerary is Amsterdam - Bruges - Paris - Strasbourg - Chur (Bernini Express) - Milan (via Tirano) - Venice.We will have a set itinerary.Looking at April/May 2024.I am so confused by all I have read with the pro’s & cons of Eurail passes versus individual tickets.Some of our concerns are limited reservations available, difficulty in booking, getting seats together etcAny advice would be gratefully received.Thank you in advance.
Newbie here: My husband and I are travelling to Europe May 2024. We think we need a 4 or 5 day global pass for our plans but would love some feedback and direction on the best way to manage the trains as we have never before had a holiday that included trains. We need to leave Lisbon by train on the 21/5/2024 to get to to Sarlat de Caneda in France by 24/5/2024. Hoping that's possible because I can't see any other option except to go via Madrid. We are 74 and 75 years old and would like to travel first class and a sleeper if there is one. We are initially travelling from Australia. We really will appreciate any help you can give us.
I'm looking for guidance on whether I should get the Swiss pass or Eurail pass.This will be for one adult and one 6 yo (she gets rides free) Below is my itinerary.Day 1 Paris to GenevaDay 2 to Montreaux(Golden Line pass)LucerneDay 3 (Titlis)Day 4 (Golden Round Trip)Day 4 Zurich. Based on my research, (All amounts in EUR)1. Let's say Paris to Geneva costs $60 for 2 in advance.2. Seat reservation of $30x2 Eurail3. Both passes get me rides on the GoldenPass.4. Titlis costs 129 w Eurail, 62 for SP5. Golden roundtrip both have the same $41 surcharge. I should factor what I'll assume to be small amounts for local trips on the tram/bus if I do not have the SP.I will need 3 days of the WP 257 and the minimum for Eurail is 4 days at 194 andThey both come about the same? $420 or so? Factor in local trips in Lucerne and Zurich, I probably should get the SP as it’s more convenient than scrambling for change to get tram tickets?Not staying city center in Geneva, Lucerne. Thanks
Hi, I want to take a night train from Krakow to Prague on IC407 and I intend to make a seat reservation first. On the eurail app, it says that there is 1 transfer (IC407+ LE1248), but on the CD app, 0 transfer is needed so I can just take IC407. Can someone please kindly tell me which one is the correct train journey?
I’ve got 4 global passes on my phone and we will be traveling in September. I have set up almost all our trips on the RP but I have not activated our passes because I’m nervous about accidentally starting the clock too soon. But, I’m worried because when I look at the journeys in My Trip, I don’t see the toggle switch that is frequently referred to. Will that appear on each journey once I activate our passes?Probably a dumb question, but my nerves will really appreciate any answers from the community on this.Thanks much,John
Ciao a tutti!sto per fare il mio primo interrail con un global pass, ho riservato dei posti (comprandoli direttamente in stazione a Roma) per un notturno da BOLOGNA A MONACO DI BAVIERA diretto, con partenza alle 23:45 e arrivo a Monaco alle 9:20.Se vado sull’App di Eurail però non mi da questo treno, mi da solo un treno che va Bologna - Villach con un cambio Villach - Monaco, entrambe queste tratte hanno bisogno dei posti prenotati.la mia domanda è: possibile che non appaia il mio treno sull’app e che se anche fosse non diretto quindi debba comprare due posti riservati diversi per la coincidenza (nonostante io abbia già pagato un posto fino a Monaco diretto)?
Travelling on Eurostar from around UK on Outbound day. What counts as an outbound trip when the tube is involved?
Hello.I want to travel from East Anglia to Central Europe via the Eurostar. To get to the Eurostar, I have to use 2 standard trains and get the tube (not covered by Interrail) to St Pancras Station for the Eurostar.Would the 2 connecting train trips, with a gap in the middle, and a trip on the Eurostar all count as one outbound trip, or would I have to buy the first section separately and then only use my outbound day for the Eurostar?The trip is all planned for the same day, and I do need to return home afterwards ( thought that will all count as one journey as all trains are connected that time) Thank you(the tube is annoying)
I have a Eurail Global Pass and I’m trying to go from Barcelona to Paris on 8 August. The Rail Planner won’t let me reserve a ticket, but it says that ticket reservation is mandatory. I talked to every person I could at the Barcelona Sants station and they all said they wouldn’t deal with international trips. None of the websites I can find work either. I’ve been struggling with this all day trying every option I can.
Hey all! I am (desperately) trying to get a seat reservation for a night train from Hamburg Hbf to Lund C tonight at 23:57, but it seems that the train is fully booked. Are there any possibilities of boarding despite this, can I get some “emergency seats” or even stand in a corner somewhere without risking a fine? I can’t get a hold of customer service at the station either. Thank you in advance, any tips are appreciated!
Hey there!I was planning on taking the train from Munich to Florence. Anyone here who also took this route during the construction in Innsbruck, which leads to replacement busses between Innsbruck and Brenner? How was your experience, did it work well? Does the train in Brenner wait for the busses? Thank you a lot!
I am Italian, and I'm traveling from Verona to Munich with a German pass, since there are construction works on the rail system at the border, I will need to take a substitute bus to go from Trento to Innsbruck. when I try to activate my trip it says that part of it is not included in the pass, while the bus is operated by OBB and it is, infact just a substitution of the usual Eurocity. as a result my trip is active only from Innsbruck.anyone had the same issue? How should I do?
Change the train during the travel day - Can I delete or change my train (whitout reservation) one hour before the start of the train?
Hello. :)I would like to use the Interrail pass to travel this summer.I want to go from a specific city in France to a specific city in Germany and because of my late planning, the direct trains have no more space for pass holders and I have to go through a series of trains. This is also during my outbouding travel but it’s not in my residential country anymore. I'm afraid that a delay of one train at the beginning of the day will make me miss a train at the end of the day.Since these are all trains without reservations (so no paid reservations), do I have to take them all at the same time? If I take the ticket for the late train and see that I'm going to miss it, can I change it?Thanks for any help!
Hi, I am going to travel through france soon and I wanted to know, if I just can take a later train, if I couldn’t catch my initial connecting train. Do I have to add this train to my interrail pass then?Also What happens to the reservation of the original train, is it possible to get a refund?
Hello,I am planning to upgrade my Eurail pass from 7 days to 10 days as I have added on some travel plans. I will be going in late August/early September, so I have no yet activated the pass. However I booked two seat reservations from Paris to London, and London to Brussels (both on the Eurostar). Will I believe to keep these seat reservations on my new pass?Thank you for any help you can offer.