What are adjoining countries?
The chosen countries must be bordering or have a direct shipping line which is part of the Eurail offer.
Norway and Denmark are connected by the Color Line Boat-connection Hirtshals-Kristiansand.
Norway and Finland are not adjoining countries. They have a joint border, but to get by train from Norway to Finland you will need to travel through Sweden.
Make sure all the countries the train is going to travel through are covered in the Eurail Select Pass. If this is not the case, the passholder must buy a separate ticket for the trip.
List of Countries that have a border that is connected by train or ship:
Austria: Croatia/Slovenia, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Switzerland
Benelux¹: Germany, Ireland
Bulgaria: Greece, Montenegro/Serbia, Romania, Turkey
Croatia/Slovenia (SC): Austria, Montenegro/Serbia, Hungary, Italy
Czech Republic: Austria, Germany
Denmark³: Germany, Norway, Sweden
Finland²: Germany, Sweden
Germany: Austria, Benelux, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Sweden, Switzerland
Greece: Bulgaria, Italy, Turkey
Hungary: Austria, Croatia/Slovenia, Montenegro/Serbia, Romania
Italy: Austria, Croatia/Slovenia, Greece, Spain, Switzerland
Montenegro/Serbia: Bulgaria, Croatia/Slovenia, Hungary, Romania
Norway² ³: Denmark, Sweden
Romania: Bulgaria, Hungary, Montenegro/Serbia
Spain: Italy, Portugal
Sweden: Denmark, Finland, Germany, Norway
Switzerland: Austria, Germany, Italy
Turkey: Bulgaria, Greece
¹ Benelux refers to Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg. This is considered one country for the Eurail Select Pass.
² Norway and Finland are not bordering countries. They have a joint border, but to get by train from Norway to Finland you have to pass through Sweden.
³ Norway and Denmark are connected by the Color Line Boat-connection Hirtshals-Kristiansand. You can add one more connecting country to your Select Pass, like Sweden or Germany.