Travel Bonuses for Eurail France-Switzerland Pass
Please be sure to note that any bonus that is free will use a travel day on your rail pass. Discounted bonuses will not require the use of a travel day, but do require a valid rail pass. And all bonuses are handled locally and are subject to change.
Bonuses in France
Private and Scenic Trains
- Eurostar high speed trains link Paris, Lille and Calais to London and Ashford via the Channel Tunnel.
- For Eurail pass holders with a valid rail pass including France, Eurostar offers a discount on First and Second Class tickets. The pass holder discount is also available with a Second Class Youth rail pass.
Ferries and Cruises
- 50% discount on 1 hour sightseeing Seine river excursions with Bateaux Parisiens.
- 30% reduction on the standard foot passenger fares on ferry crossings from Cherbourg to Rosslare (Ireland) (February to December) and Roscoff to Rosslare (Ireland) (May to September) operated by Irish Ferries. Advance booking is recommended and reservations required. No daily sailings.
- Free Travel from Digne – St Auban/Veynes
- Free Travel from Oloron – Canfranc (Spain)
Museums and Attractions
- 20% discount at Grévin Wax Museum in Paris.
Travel Bonuses in Switzerland
Cruises/Ferries (Lakes and Rivers)
- 50% reduction on regular boat services on the lakes of Geneva, Luzern, Thun, Brienz, Zurich and Biel. These are seasonal services, so please consult timetables. www.bls.ch; www.cgn.ch; www.bielersee.ch; www.zsg.ch
- 50% reduction on regular boat services on the river Aare between Biel and Solothurn. These are seasonal services, so please consult timetables.
- 50% reduction on regular boat services on the river Rhine between Constance and Schaffhausen, operated by URh. These are seasonal services, so please consult timetables. www.urh.ch
- 50% reduction on boats on Lake Constance (Bodensee) operated by BSB, SBS and ÖBB (from May to October).
Cable Cars and Funiculars up to the montain peaks
- 50% reduction on the Titlis Rotair Cableway from Engleberg
- 50% reduction on the Bürgenstock funicular
- 50% reduction on the Stanserhorn funicular/cable railway
- 30% reduction to the summit of Mount Pilatus (near Lucerne), by funicular from Alpnachstad, as well as by cable car from Kriens.
- 25% discount on MGB cable cars between Gornergrat & Zermatt
Private Rail Roads
- Free travel on Centovalli railway to Domodossola (Italy)
- Free access to the SBB lounge in Zurich HB for 1st class passholders.
- Free travel on Rhätische Bahn AG including travel from Tirano-Lugano.
Bonuses for all of Europe