Interrail

 

Choose from two types of Interrail Pass tickets: the Interrail Global Pass, which is valid in all countries, and the country-specific Interrail One Country Pass. Both passes can be purchased with a variety of validity periods. They are sold to youth, adults and children, and the Global Passes are also sold to seniors (aged 60 or over).

 

Travel by Interrail is usually without a seat reservation. However, there are some railway companies in Europe that require advance reservations for certain trains. Additional information on seat reservations can be found on the Interrail.eu-website.

 

Interrail Global Pass

The Interrail Global Pass is valid in all Interrail countries, i.e. the Netherlands, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Spain, Ireland, Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Italy, Austria, Greece, Croatia, Lithuania, Luxemburg, Macedonia, Montenegro, Norway, Portugal, Poland, France, Rumania, Sweden, Germany, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Switzerland, Finland, Denmark, Czech Republic, Turkey, Hungary, and aboard the Attica Group ships sailing between Italy and Greece.

Note! One day of the Interrail Global Pass validity period can be used for domestic outbound journey and one day for inbound journey. If desired, you can still purchase the train ticket associated with the Interrail trip on 50% discount. The discount is granted on an adult ticket purchased in advance. If there is no ticket sale at the station the discount ticket can be obtained on board the train.

 

Prices of Interrail Global Passes

Prices in euros, valid till 31.12.2019

 

Adults
(28–59 yrs)

1st class

Seniors
(60+ yrs)

1st class

Youth
(12–27 yrs)
1st class

Adults
(28–59 yrs)
2nd class

Seniors
(60+ yrs)
2nd class

Youth
(12–27yrs)
2nd class

5 days / 1 month

376

338

289

282

254

217

7 days / 1 month

446

401

343

335

302

258

10 days / 2 months

534

481

411

401

361

308

15 days / 2 months

657

591

505

493

444

379

15 days

590

531

454

443

399

341

22 days

690

621

530

518

466

398

1 month

893

804

686

670

603

515

2 month

975

878

750

731

658

562

3 month

1202

1082

924

902

812

693

Prices are subject to change. Children aged 0–11 years travel free of charge if accompanied by one paying adult (two children for free for each paying adult).

 

Validity periods of Interrail Global Passes

  • A 5 days/1 month pass entitles the user to travel on any 5 days within a period of 1 month.

  • A 7 days/1 month pass entitles the user to travel on any 5 days within a period of 15 days.

  • A 10 days/2 month pass entitles the user to travel on any 10 days within a period of 2 months.

  • A 15 days/2 month pass entitles the user to travel on any 15 days within a period of 2 months.

  • A 15 days pass entitles the user to travel over a period of 15 days.

  • A 22 days pass entitles the user to travel over a period of 22 days.

  • A 1 month pass entitles the user to travel over a period of 1 month.

  • A 2 month pass entitles the user to travel over a period of 2 month.

  • A 3 month pass entitles the user to travel over a period of 3 month.

 

Interrail One Country Pass

An Interrail One Country Pass may be purchased for any of the following countries. If you wish, you can buy more than one card. In such a case you should buy a One Country Pass for each country. The pass may not however be purchased for one's own country of residence.

  • Austria, Benelux (Netherlands–Belgium–Luxembourgh), Bulgaria, Czech Republic,  Croatia, Denmark, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Greek Islands (Greek Islands Pass), Hungary, Italy, Ireland (including Northern Ireland), Lithuania, Macedonia, Norway (only 2nd class), Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and Turkey.

 

Prices of Interrail One Country Pass

Check out the prices of country-specific cards at the interrail.eu-website.

The prices shown below are examples of One Country Pass valid for travel in Austria, France or Switzerland. Prices are in euros and are valid until 31.12.2019.

 

Adults
(28–59 yrs)
1st class

Seniors
(60 + yrs)
1st class

Youth
(12–27 yrs)
1st class

Adults
(28–59 yrs)

2nd class

Seniors
​(60 + yrs)
2nd class

Youth
(12–27 yrs)
2nd class

3 days / 1 month

195

176

156

146

131

127

4 days / 1 month

230

207

184

173

156

150

5 days / 1 month

262 236 210 197 177 170

6 days / 1 month

291

262

233

218

196

189

8 days / 1 month

344

310

275

258

232

224

Prices are subject to change. Children aged 0–11 years travel free of charge if accompanied by one paying adult (two children for free for each paying adult).

 

Validity periods of Interrail One Country Pass

The Greek Islands Pass includes travel on any 5 days within a month. Validity periods for other tickets below:

  • 3 days/1 month: travel on any 3 days within a month

  • 4 days/1 month: travel on any 4 days within a month

  • 5 days/1 month: travel on any 4 days within a month

  • 6 days/1 month: travel on any 6 days within a month

  • 8 days/1 month: travel on any 8 days within a month

 

How to purchase an Interrail Pass

Interrail Passes are on sale at every VR station booking office. Interrail Passes can be bought also via Internet from interrail.eu but not in VR's Online Shop.

A valid passport or identity card (acknowledged in the countries of travel) is needed for the purchase of the Pass. A driving licence is not accepted. An Interrail Pass may also be ordered up to 11 months in advance.

Should you altogether have to cancel your travelling, the price of the Interrail Pass is refunded with a commission deducted therefrom, provided that the pass is returned before its first day of validity.

Though Interrail Passes are in principle sold in all Interrail countries, it is safest to purchase the Pass in your home country.

 

Discounts with Interrail Pass tickets

Discounts on train tickets

A valid Interrail Pass entitles to a discount on some transfer connections.

One day of the Interrail Global Pass validity period can be used for domestic outbound journey and one day for inbound journey. If you do not want to use the card validity period on a domestic journey, you can buy a inexpensive Saver ticket or a Basic ticket for your journey.

Discounts on sea crossings and accommodation

Traveller's guide specifies such boat connections, private railways and bus routes for which a discount is granted by producing an Interrail pass. For sea crossings, the discount is generally calculated on the basic price. No discount is granted on children's tickets.

Check Interrail trips with the essential travel package

Interrail Pass Guide (PDF)

Interrail map (PDF)

Greek Island Pass Brochure

Seat reservations

Eurail and Interrail Passes held by non-residents of Finland entitle for a seat on all domestic trains, i.e. there is no need to make a seat reservation. If you would like to reserve a seat or a berth/sleeping compartment, you can do so at a ticket office or by phone to Customer Service at +358 (0)600 41 900 (1.99 €/call + local charges).

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