Eurail Global Continuous Pass : Coverage

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Eurail Global Pass Coverage - Countries & Railways

Eurail Global Passes are valid for unlimited travel in the participating 31 Eurail countries

If a Eurail Global Pass was purchased in 2018

A Eurail Global Pass purchased in 2018 will NOT be valid in Great Britain or FYR Macedonia for travel in 2019.
A Eurail Global Pass purchased in 2018 will be valid in Lithuania for travel in 2019.

Austria

A Eurail Global Pass is valid:

  • with the national railway company ÖBB
  • on the Austrian part of the railway lines operated by ROeEE/Raaberbahn
  • on the domestic IC bus connections (reservation recommended)
  • on the Austrian part of the MICOTRA-line Villach-Tarvisio
  • on WESTbahn (However, there is no regular First class available. Passholders can buy an upgrade to PLUS class on the train for an additional fee.)
  • on the OBB bus network with OBB Intercitybus. A reservation is recommended on some routes.

A Eurail Global Pass is NOT valid: on Pinzgauer Lokalbahn, travelling between Krimml and Zell am See; NÖVOG (including Mariazellerbahn, Wachaubahn, Waldviertelbahn, Reblaus Express, Citybahn Waidhofen, and Schneebergbahn); ÖBB Postbus; Stubaitalbahn; Wiener Lokalbahnen; Pinzgauer Lokalbahn; Graz-Köflacher Eisenbahn; Montafonerbahn; Salzburger Lokalbahn; Steiermärkische Landesbahnen; Stern & Hafferl; Zillertalbahn; CAT (CityAirportTrain).

Belgium

A Eurail Global Pass is valid:

  • with the national railway company NMBS/SNCB
  • on Thalys trains to/from Paris, Germany and the Netherlands (reservation compulsory).
  • on Eurostar to London (reservation compulsory). 

An extra "Diabolo" surcharge applies to passholders travelling from/to Brussels Airport and is paid either at ticket offices or on board.

Bosnia and Herzegovina

A Eurail Global Pass is valid:

  • on the national railway companies of ZFBH (Railway of the Federation of Bosnia Herzegovina) and ZRS (Railway of the Republic of Srpska)
Bulgaria

A Eurail Global Pass is valid:

  • on the national railway company BDZ.
Croatia

A Eurail Global Pass is valid:

  • on the national railway company HZ Putnicki prijevoz
Czech Republic

A Eurail Global Pass is valid:

  • on the national railway company CD
  • on private railways Leo Express and RegioJet.
  • RegioJet operates on the following routes:
    • RegioJet InterCity long-distance trains: Prague – Ostrava – Košice – Humenné (Slovakia); Prague – Brno – Bratislava (Slovakia) / Vienna (Austria)
    • RegioJet Long - distance bus service – connected to RegioJet train services: Ostrava – Krakow (integrated within the Prague to Krakow route, guaranteed change in Ostrava)
  • LEO Express operates on the following routes: Prague - P?erov - Staré M?sto / Ostrava - Bohumín - Košice; Staré M?sto / Košice - Bohumín - Ostrava - P?erov - Prague

A Eurail Global Pass is NOT valid with: Arriva vlaky; AŽD Praha s.r.o.; GW Train Regio a.s.; JHMD a.s.; KŽC Doprava s.r.o.; MBM rail s.r.o.; Railway Capital a.s.; RegioJet Komarno Line; RegioJet Bus (except Praha – Krakow Line); Slezské zemské dráhy o.p.s.; AE - Airport Express Bus from Prague Airport to Prague Main station and back. The cost of one-way ticket is around 2,5 EUR. Tickets are available from bus drivers or in selling points of ?D.

Denmark

A Eurail Global Pass is valid:

  • on the national railway company DSB (including Øresundstogene in Denmark)
  • with the private railway companies Arriva and Nordjyllands Trafikselskab (NT) 

A Eurail Global Pass is NOT valid: on Local trains (e.g. marked with an "L")

Finland

A Eurail Global Pass is valid:

  • on the national railway company VR, on trains only. 
France

A Eurail Global Pass is valid:

  • on the national railway company SNCF
  • on the following bus routes: Digne-St Auban; Digne-Veynes; Canfranc (Spain) - Oloron. 
  • A Eurail Global Pass is NOT valid with OUIGO TRAINS, OUIBUS, RER-TRANSILIEN-METRO

A Eurail Global Pass is NOT valid: with OUIGO TRAINS, OUIBUS, RER-TRANSILIEN-METRO

FYR Macedonia (New for 2019)

A Eurail Global Pass is valid on:

  • the national railway company MZ Transprot AD Skopje
Germany

A Eurail Global Pass is valid on:

  • the national railway company DB
  • most private operators.
  • on IC bus connections (reservations required): Berlin Hauptbahnhof Europaplatz – via Rostock/Hamburg - Copenhagen; Berlin Hauptbahnhof Europaplatz – Warsaw Airport - Warsaw Zachodnia station; Dusseldorf – Roermond – Eindhoven – Antwerp – Ghent - Lille; Dusseldorf - Maastricht - Liège; Frankfurt (Main) - Frankfurt Hahn Airport – Trier - Luxemburg; Hamburg - Amsterdam (Sloterdijk); Munich - Regensburg - Prague; Mannheim – Heidelberg - Nuremberg (ZOB) - Prague; Leipzig - Prague; Munich – Zurich Passes are also valid for travel from Germany to the stations of Basel Bad Bf (Switzerland) and Salzburg Hbf (Austria).
Great Britain (New for 2019)

A Eurail Global Pass is valid on:

  • c2c 
  • Caledonian Sleeper 
  • Chiltern Railways 
  • CrossCountry 
  • East Midlands Trains 
  • Eurostar (reservation required at an additional cost)
  • Gatwick Express 
  • Grand Central 
  • Greater Anglia 
  • Great Northern 
  • Great Western Railway 
  • Heathrow Express 
  • Hull Trains 
  • London North Eastern Railway 
  • London Northwestern Railway 
  • Merseyrail 
  • Northern 
  • ScotRail 
  • Southeastern (mandatory supplement to travel on high speed services out of St Pancras)
  • Southern 
  • South Western Railway 
  • TfL Rail/Crossrail 
  • Thameslink 
  • Trans Pennine Express 
  • Virgin Trains West Coast 
  • West Midlands Railway 

Eurail Pass is not valid on: South Eastern High Speed services (supplement payable at station to board)

Greece

A Eurail Global Pass is valid:

  • on the trains of the railway company TRAINOSE
  • between Athens and Patras by train (Athens - Kiato)
  • by bus (Kiato-Patras)
Hungary

A Eurail Global Pass is valid with:

  • the national railway company MÁV-START
  • on all Hungarian railway lines operated by GySEV/Raaberbahn

A Eurail Global Pass is NOT valid on special trains which are privately booked for a special occasion

Ireland

A Eurail Global Pass is valid:

  • in both the Republic of Ireland and in Northern Ireland.
  • on Iarnród Éireann Irish Rail, the national railway company of the Republic of Ireland, including Dublin Area Rapid Transport (DART) and
  • with Translink NI Railways, the national railway company of Northern Ireland
Italy

A Eurail Global Pass is valid:

  • on the services run by Trenitalia
  • on services run by Trenord.
  • (First class passes only) on the Leonardo Express (Roma Termini - Fiumicino Airport)
Lithuania (New for 2019)

A Eurail Global Pass is valid:

  • on the main connections to/from the capital city, Vilnius. This includes: Vilnius – Kaunas; Vilnius – Ignalina; Vilnius – Klaipeda; Vilnius – Varena; Vilnius – Trakai; Vilnius - Airport.
  • on the international route: Kaunas to Biolystock in Poland

A Eurail Global Pass is NOT valid on International routes run into other countries (except to Bialystok in Poland)

Luxembourg

A Eurail Global Pass is valid:

  • with the national railway company CFL. This applies only to trains.
Montenegro

A Eurail Global Pass is valid:

  • with the national railway company ZPCG
Netherlands

A Eurail Global Pass is valid:

  • with the national railway company NS
  • on Thalys trains to/from Paris (reservation compulsory)
  • on the following private railway lines in the Netherlands: R-net; Arriva; Connexxion/Breng; DB Regio/Eurobahn; Syntus/Keolis
Norway

A Eurail Global Pass for Norway is valid:

  • with the national railway company NSB. Please note: First class carriages are not available in Norway. Instead, NSB offers Komfort class to First class passholders on most trains, seats are subject to availability.
Poland

A Eurail Global Pass is valid:

  • with the PKP-dependent railway company PKP Intercity JSC
  • the following companies owned by local government: Przewozy Regionalne (REgional Services); Koleje Dolnoslaskie (with the exception of "Pociag do kultury" - direct trains running from Berlin to Wroclaw, mostly at weekends as well as "KD Specjal" trains; PKP Szybka Kolej Miejska (SKM) w Trójmiescie

A Eurail Global Pass is NOT valid on the following trains: Arriva (ARR); Koleje Mazowieckie (KM); Koleje Ma?opolskie (KML); Koleje ?l?skie (KS); Koleje Wielkopolskie (KW); ?odzka Kolej Aglomeracyjna (LKA); Szybka Kolej Miejska w Warszawie (SKMW); Warszawska Kolej Dojazdowa (WKD)

Portugal

A Eurail Global Pass is valid:

  • with the national railway company CP

A Eurail Global Pass is NOT valid with: Trains from the Fertagus Company.; Chartered trains; Comboio Histórico do Douro (Douro Historical Train) operates from June to October from Régua to Tua along the Douro river valley.; Comboio Histórico do Vouga (Vouga Historical Train) operates from June to October from Aveiro to Macinhata do Vouga with a visit to the historical centre of Águeda.; Miradouro operates from July to September from Porto São Bento station to Régua and back.

Romania

A Eurail Global Pass is valid:

  • with the national railway company CFR Calatori
Serbia

A Eurail Global Pass is valid with:

  • the national railway company SV
Slovakia

A Eurail Global Pass is valid:

  • with the national railway company ZSSK

A Eurail Global Pass is NOT valid with: All private companies that run tourist trains: [Beskydská lesná železnica; Košická detská historická železnica; Nitrianská po?ná železnica; Považská lesná železnica; Oravská lesná železnica; Ciernohronská železnica (Please note: 50% discounts are available for IR/ER Pass Holders, for further detail, you can check at Pass Benefit section)]; Private carrier Arriva; Regiojet for route Bratislava – Komárno

Slovenia

A Eurail Global Pass is valid:

  • with the national railway company SZ
  • on the rail bus line with SZ-Bus
  • from Ljubljana railway station to Trieste Central and return (compulsory reservation)
  • on the XZ-Bus line from Diva?a to Škocjan Caves
Spain

A Eurail Global Pass is valid:

  • with the national railway company Renfe
  • on the lines operated by FEVE
  • on the SNCF Bus between Canfranc and Oloron

A Eurail Global Pass is NOT valid on: RENFE Luxury trains (e.g. Al Andalus, Transcantábrico, etc); RENFE Tourist trains (e.g. Tren de la Fresa, Tren de Antonio Machado, etc); Euskotren: narrow gauge line in Basque Country from Bilbao via San Sebastian to Irun and Hendaye (France); Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat Valenciana: narrow gauge network in Valencia and Alicante area.; Serveis Ferroviaris de Mallorca: railway lines on Mallorca.

Sweden

A Eurail Global Pass is valid:

  • with the national railway company SJ
  • on the following private railway lines: All SJ services, including Direct border crossing trains between Stockholm and Oslo; Direct SJ trains to and from Copenhagen and Copenhagen Airport; Direct trains between Sweden and Narvik (Norway); All Snälltåget trains, including Direct trains between Malmö and Berlin (Germany); Arlanda Express; All regional train services in southern Sweden, that is in Skåne, Blekinge, Kalmar, Halland,Västra Götaland and Jönköping, including Kustpilen, Krösatågen, Västtåg and Öresundståg; Inlandsbanan; Norrtåg; Tågåkeriet i Bergslagen; Tågkompaniet; Värmlandstrafik (local train services in Värmland)

A Eurail Global Pass is NOT valid: on MTR trains (Stockholm – Göteborg); Blå tåget trains (Stockholm –Göteborg); All other regional traffic run by the municipalities not mentioned above, for example SL (Stockholm), UL (Uppsala), X-trafiken (Gävle), Östgötatrafiken (Linköping)

Switzerland

A Eurail Global Pass is valid with:

  • the national railway company SBB and with several private transport companies
Turkey

A Eurail Global Pass for Turkey is valid:

  • with the national railway company TCDD Transport JSC