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Driving in Europe
Not a Eurail question really. I am from Australia and my friend and I want to see some out of the way places and are considering hiring a car rather than buses and trains. However we drive on the left side of the road. Is it safe and is it very hard?? We would only do it in the regional areas not in the cities and big towns. Cheers, Renee
Switzerland recommendations in summer
Hi! I am planning on travelling to Switzerland during my 3 week trip during August but I just wondered if anyone had any recommendations on their favourite parts/ must see destinations? we have been told about Interlaken, Lauterbrunnen and Grindelwald however we are going from switzerland to paris so also wondered if there are any amazing destinations more in the west. Any reccomendations will be gratefully recieved! thank you all in advance:)
Interrail greek islands 4 days mobile pass?
Hello, there will be a mobile pass for the Greek Islands 4 days pass shortly? If not, should I wait until I get the paper pass by post to make the first ferry reservation?Also, I would like to know when I make the ferry online reservation, if I can get the boarding pass online as in a standard reservation…. or if by the contrary using the pass, the boarding pass mut be obtained phisically.Many thanks for all in advance, María
Reservation Barcelona - Paris
Hello friends, I'm from Australia and first time in Europe this coming summer and first time using a 15 day global pass. I managed to reserve seats on Eurail for my first legs from Amsterdam to London then to Paris and added these as travel days but i couldn't reserve Paris to Barcelona train on 26/06. I checked everyday for the last few months and never could reserve any :(. So i bought full price tickets on SNCB website because i didn't want to leave it too late and the trains will be sold out. Should i have done that? I feel like Eurail doesn't work. Even putting in trains from Barcelona to Madrid the reservation doesn't work so I bought tickets on Renfe. My question is do I need to add these tickets i bought via SNCB and Renfe as travel days in my global pass? Any advice will be greatly appreciated.
understanding global day pass
here is my project: I want to buy 5-day global pass for my 14-year-old son and me.we are leaving france and arriving by plane in stockholm on 3/7/23.our first trip will be by talink ferry between sweden and latviathe second between riga and warsaw polandthe third between warsaw and vienna austriathe fourth between vienna and venice italythe fifth and last for the return to france in montpellierso that makes 6 stages, 5 trips, the last of which as a inbound trip to the country of residence.https://www.interrail.eu/fr/tripplanner-map#adult=1&youth=1&start=2023-07-07&end=2023-07-21&travelDays=6&trip=259SE01%2C713LV01%2Cc9PL01%2C8xAT01%2C3g7IT01%2CaxsFR01on eurail website, when I add the last return trip, the price goes from 519 to 616 euros, that is the price of a 7-day pass, while I have planned 5 trips, one by ferry and 4 by train.can you explain to me what is happening? why does this travel planning not fit in 5-day pass ?second question: we can take as many trains
How exactly do I book the Bernina express
I can’t figure our how to book the Bernina Express using the App or the website. We are going from Zurich to Milan and we want to use the Bernina Express as part of that travel. When I put this in using the App I get all the various trains that go from Zurich to Milan. I then tried looking based on each segment i.e.,, Zurich to Chur; Chur to Tirano; and Tirano to Milan. However when I look at Chur to Tirano (the Bernina Express route) I get various train options and I don’t know which one is the Bernina Express. Any help would be appreciated.
Hi,I’m 1st class EuRail Pass holder.I plan to Norway in May.Some routing on the APP planner shown on “Seat reservation required”.H’ever I got message from eurail.com shown as below:***********************************Long distance trainsReservation highly recommended."Komfort" class available for 1st class pass holders with no cost if reservation is made locally. 2nd class pass holders pay €11.40 (95 NOK) for an upgrade to "Komfort" class.2nd class: €6 (50 NOK) 1st class: free*********************************I want to book seat reservation on APP planner(OSLO S-Myrdal , 08:25,20/5) but it will be charged as USD32.34.this charge is against above rule. Could you guide me ?Thank YouLu
7 dias con global pass
Hola, quisiera saber si al obtener el global pass de 7 días, el destino final de llegada debe estar contemplado en el 7mo viaje. Por ejemplo, mi duda es si con ese pase podría viajar saliendo de España, yendo a Paris, Londres, Holanda, Bruselas, Frankfurt, Barn, Milán y por último regreso a España o debo regresar a España desde Barn?
First timer to Europe!
Hello all! I will be visiting Europe for the first time this coming September (solo trip)! I have been looking into getting the Eurail pass but I am still a bit confused as to how this all works and I was wondering if I could get some help please!I’m from the United States, specially ohio and we do not use trains here. I am flying into Paris then traveling to Amsterdam, Berlin, Prague, Vienna, Budapest then flying to Dublin. I am assuming the 5 day pass is what works best for me? I want to do the first class pass because I want the space but is it worth it for just me? also, where will my huge suitcase be stored? and how do I know if I am on a high speed train or not? I see all these people talking about different types of trains and I also see when I need a seat reservation but I don’t see it ever say specifically “this is a high speed train”! I’d rather just get to my destination as quick as possible, I don’t need the scenery trip.Thank you! Savannah
Interrail Greek Island Pass
Me and my partner came up with the idea of interailing with the greek island pass however they only offer 4/6 day passes and ideally we were looking to go for 2 weeks. Would it be more economical/reasonable to buy 2x passes each for us or to use the general “15 day pass” as a solution. Since im not sure the regular pass covers the benefits that the greek pass does: A 30% discount on all additional trips within the Greek Islands during the validity period of your pass. A 30% reduction on all upgrades in accommodation (except Lux cabins). Valid for international and domestic routes. Fuel charges and port fees.Thanks!!
¿El pase de un solo pais incluye la ida a ese pais y la vuelta al tuyo?
Hola. Tengo una duda. El pase de un solo país da derecho a viajar dentro de ese país, por ejemplo Noruega, pero… ¿el viaje de ida desde España a Noruega, y el viaje de vuelta desde Noruega a España, están incluidos? En la web no lo especifica.
Country of residence - Basel or Basel Bad BF
The global pass allows one outbound journey and one inbound journey to / from country of residence that occur during travel days at any point in your trip.I am a resident of Switzerland, and I am planning to make the following weekend trips : Return journey between Basel / Milan Return journey between Basel / Cologne Return journey between Basel / HamburgAm I able to do so on my pass? Is this considered an outbound / inbound journey as technically I am not travelling within Switzerland. Thanks for your help!!
Is Berlin to Zurich via OBB Nightjet included in the Eurail pass?
Hi I’m trying to plan my itinerary for my upcoming Europe trip this July/August. I originally was planning to go from Berlin > Fussen > Zurich but since I cannot find an easy way to get to Fussen, I was considering just going straight to Switzerland instead. I was hoping I could get the train from Berlin > Zurich via the Nightjet, but was just wondering if this is included in the Eurail pass as I cannot see it on this Eurail Railway map: https://www.eurail.com/en/plan-your-trip/railway-mapAny help would be appreciated. Thank you. :)
La Speza to Parma
Google Maps shows a train running from La Speza to Parma- the trip takes about 2.5 hoursBUT when I try to book with Eurail the site insists I travel via Genoa, and the trip will be 6 or 7 hours.So despite what Google is telling me there are NO direct trains from La Speza to Parma (on a Sunday) ??
Dudas reservas billete interrail
Buenos días. Esta va a ser mu primera aventura en interrail y tengo dudas. Una vez compré el billete de interrail se puede reservar el tren en la aplicación rail planner, aunque no haya que reservar asiento? Es que veo que en los trenes disponibles se agotan los horarios. Entonces planifico un viaje y si no puedo reservar cuando llegue la fecha ya no hay trenes. Cómo se puede hacer? No entiendo. Si voy a la aventura, entonces no me compensa porque no puedo viajar donde y cuando yo quiera. Gracias
NO SEAT RESERVATION required- how to get ticket???please help
Good day everyone. I want to ask for some help regarding how to obtain a ticket for those trips that does not require any seat reservations as I know that the Eurail pass is not the ticket itself. How do I go about with this? Your responses are much appreciated.
Stuck in Copenhagen - train cancelled
Hi, me and my friend are currently travelling with an interrail ticket from Bremen to Malmo C. Due to the øresund bridge being closed we are stuck in Copenhagen until at least midnight. Does anyone know if we are entitled to compensation for the hotel room we booked in Malmö or the hotel room we will need to book for tonight in Copenhagen?
Addng journeys to my trip
Hi, using the journey planner app I seem to be having a weird problem. I created 2 trips, one for me and the other for my wife. On our first travel day I’ve added 3 journeys to my trip without any problem, albeit one of them, as Thameslink service to St Pancras Intl, doesn’t exist in the timetable so I added it manually (I read that the timetables aren’t always very up-to-date).I added the same journeys to my wife’s pass (exactly the same type of pass). But when I came to activate the journeys (if that’s the right expression for sliding the button against the journey to change it from grey to orange) I noticed there was a funny symbol on the button for the 2nd journey…… and when I tried to activate it I got the following message…I don’t understand the message; when I select “use outbound/inbound journey” I just get a message saying “something went wrong” and to contact customer service if it keeps happening (which it does). I’ve not tried contacting customer service yet but does anyone
Seat reservation TGV to Belgium. SNCF does not list non-French destinations.
I have booked a ticket in the eurail app for Lille (France) to Brussels (Belgium).The app says I need a seat reservation, but I am not able to make a seat reservation with a destination outside of france. You have to use the SNCF (French nat. train service) web site or app for the TGV trains, however this app won’t let you reserve seats for trains that exit France.
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