Choosing a Rail Pass

Need help picking a rail pass for travel in Europe?

A rail pass entitles the holder to unlimited travel on all the normal scheduled train services run by the various European country train networks. Please note however that high-speed and night trains require seat and sleeper reservations at an extra cost.

You can choose from four types of rail passes:

Here are some guidelines to help you select your perfect rail pass.

How many countries do you want to see?

A large part of Europe (33 countries) Global Continuous pass or Global Flexi pass
Region of Europe Regional Pass
1 country One Country pass


Use our Europe rail maps to pick your countries.

How old are you?

Aged 28 up to and including 59
Aged 60+ Senior
Aged 12 up to and including 27 Youth
Aged 4 up to and including 11 Free of charge *
Aged up to 4 Free of charge **

* (Children travel FREE and must be accompanied by an adult (not valid with Senior fares). Maximum 2 FREE children per adult)
**Sharing a seat with a paying adult.