Why travel with a EuRail Pass ?
- see neighbouring countries and learn more about cultures
The EuRail Pass can NOT be used by European residents. They have to travel with an InterRail pass. Persons have lived in one of the following countries for at least the preceding six months are allowed to buy a EuRail pass.
First time EuRail
EuRail: Step by step guide for first time EuRail travellers. The system of EuRail, the different types of tickets, how to plan your trip, calculate the budget you need, information about train reservations and night trains.
The Raildudes have done research about many European point-to-point train connections.
You can find all important information about train routes without reservation fees, scenic routes, extra fast connections and overnight trains.
Information about exact departure and arrival times, photos of trains and their compartments, information about possible extra costs and all the details on night trains.
EuRail is a rail pass that allows you to travel around Europe according to the following principles:
One rail pass for using (almost) all trains in Europe.
The first step for planning an InterRail trip is to determine the regions and countries you want to visit. The next step is to select possible stops in a logical order. Railmap.org can be very helpful for your planning:
Have a look at the sample travel routes we have created for you. You don't have to stick to the exact route shown, but use them to get inspired.
Further details can be found in the country information:
Based on your travel itinerary you can choose the EuRail pass that meets exactly your needs. OR you first select the EuRail Pass according to your budget and then determine your travel route.
There are two different kinds of EuRail passes: Flexi EuRail and Continuous EuRail Passes.
There are four categories of Eurail passes available:
Use the Raildude cost calculator for calculating the total costs of your InterRail trip :
Here you can find helpful information concerning accommodation and useful equipment (sleeping bag, backpack, ...) you need during your trip :
Please have a look at the FAQs and use our forum if you have any further questions.
Buy your official EuRail ticket easily, safely and comfortably in our Raildude online shop. By purchasing your ticket here, you directly support our project. Thank you.