Eurail Global Pass

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Must knows about the Eurail Global Pass

  • Free traveling applies to most Swiss trains and boats;
  • No tickets required; just board and enjoy the ride;
  • Discounts on selected mountain tops.

Train in Val Bever, heading for the Engadine.
© H. Heij

Train in Val Bever, heading for the Engadine.
© H. Heij

The Eurail Global Pass in short

  • Free unlimited traveling across Europe for 15 or 21 days, or 1, 2 or 3 months;
  • There is a Flexi Pass as well, for 10 or 15 days within 2 months;
  • Most trains are free, some are discounted;
  • Selected boats are free;
  • Selected cable cars are discounted;
  • Most buses are not included;
  • City transport is not included;
  • Adult passes are only available for 1st class traveling. Youth passes are only available for 2nd class.

The Eurail Global Pass suits your holidays if:

  • you have planned a lot of traveling in multiple countries. You'll save money as point to point tickets are more expensive;
  • you prefer ticketless traveling. You don't need to buy tickets for each trip;
  • your plans are not set in stone or you want to be flexible. The Eurail Global Pass allows spontaneous trips at no extra cost;
  • you do not need a lot of Swiss transport services not covered by this pass. If you do, you best look into the rail passes for Switzerland;
  • you are not a resident of Europe. The Eurail Global Pass is only available to non-European citizens.

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WHERE IT'S VALID

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PRACTICAL

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