Eurail France-Switzerland Pass

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.

Travel Bonuses in France

Bonus

Trains

  • Discount on first and second class tickets on the high-speed Eurostar train link between Paris, Lille and Calais to London and Ashford via the Channel Tunnel.
  • Discount on first and second class tickets on the Thello Night Train if your pass is valid in France and/or Italy for travel between Paris and Milan.  Purchasing this fare will not use a day on your pass.
  • Discount on first and second class tickets on the Thello Day Trains if your pass is valid in France and/or Italy on the following routes; Marseille/Nice and Genova/Milan (including all intermediary stops). Purchasing this fare will not use a day on your pass.

Ferries and Cruises

  • 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.

Buses

  • Free travel from Digne – St Auban/Veynes
  • Free travel from Oloron – Canfranc (Spain)
  • International IC Bus Connections: Reservations required. Reservations and/or tickets are an additional cost and can be purchased locally. Travelers with a Eurail Pass which is not valid for all the countries through which the bus travels need a reservation and a ticket for the portion not covered by the rail pass.
    • Strassbourg-Mannheim-Nürnberg-Prague

Museums and Attractions

  • Hard Rock Cafe Nice, 5 Promenade des Anglais and Paris, 14 Boulevard Montmartre. Receive a free gift in the Rock Shop with every purchase over € 25.

Travel Bonuses in Switzerland

Bonus

Cruises/Ferries (Lakes and Rivers)

  • Valid 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
  • Reduction on regular boat services on the river Aare between Biel and Solothurn. These are seasonal services, so please consult timetables.
  • 50% reduction on boats on Lake Constance (Bodensee) operated by BSB, SBS and ÖBB (from May to October).
  • Discounted fare on the Wilhelm Tell Express, the nostalgic boat crossing Luzern-Flüelen including lunch and welcome package, and connecting train ride to Locarno/Lugano:  (reservation compulsory)  

Cable Cars and Funiculars up to the montain peaks (discount of 25%-50%)

  • Reduction on the Titlis Rotair Cableway from Engleberg
  • Reduction on the Stanserhorn funicular/cable railway
  • Reduction to the summit of Mount Pilatus (near Lucerne), by funicular from Alpnachstad, as well as by cable car from Kriens.
  • Discount on MGB cable cars between Gornergrat & Zermatt

Private Rail Roads (discount of 25%-50%)

  • Rigi Railways
  • The Jungfrau Region Railways
  • Glacier Express between Disentis & Zermatt
  • MGB trains between Andermatt and Göschenen
  • BLM Lauterbrunnen - Grütschalp - Mürren
  • BOB Berner Oberland - Bahnen
  • WAB Wengeralpbahn
  • BET Bergbahnen Engelberg-Trubsee-Titlis/Engelberg-Kleintitlis
  • Golden Pass between Montreux-Interlaken-Luzern

Trains

  • Free travel on Centovalli railway to Domodossola (Italy)
  • Free access to the SBB lounge in Zurich HB for 1st class passholders. 

Buses

  • Free travel on Rhätische Bahn AG including travel from Tirano-Lugano.

Bonuses for all of Europe

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