Eurail Select Pass

Travel Bonuses for Eurail Select 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 Austria

Fr Austria Innsbruck1 River Inn

Cruises/Ferries (Lakes and Rivers)

  • 50% reduction on boats on Lake Constance (Bodensee) operated by BSB, SBS and ÖBB (from May to October)
  • 20% discount on sightseeing trips on the river Danube in Vienna and Wachau operated by DDSG Blue Danube
  • Various reductions on boat trips on the river Danube between Linz and Passau (Germany) or vice versa operated by Wurm & Köck

Buses

  • Free travel on buses from Graz - Klagenfurt operated by OBB Intercitybus. Seat reservations are required. Klagenfurt/Villach -Venezia Mestre & Venezia Tronchetto (included if your Pass is valid in both Austria and Italy; supplements are required)

Trains

  • Free airport transfer on the S-Bahn trains in Vienna. Offer is not valid on bus or CAT. This transfer requires use of one day of travel on the pass.
  • Travelers with a 1st class Eurail Pass enjoy free entry to the ÖBB lounges in Wien-Westbahnhof, Wien-Meidling, Linz Hbf, Salzburg Hbf, Innsbruck Hbf, Graz Hbf and Klagenfurt Hbf.

Hotels

  • 10% discount on Meininger hotels at the following locations: Vienna and Salzburg.
  • 10% discount on the daily rate at the A&O hotels and hostels in Vienna and Graz.

Travel Bonuses in France

France Avignon3 Pont Avignon Over The River Rhone

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

  • 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)

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 Belgium

Fr Belgium Liege2 Palais Des Princes Eveques

Train

  • Special pass holder fares on the Eurostar high speed trains that link London to Brussels , Lille and Paris via the Channel Tunnel.
  • For Eurail Pass holders with a valid pass including Belgium, Eurostar offers a discount on full 1st and 2nd class fares for travel from London to Paris and Lille and London to Brussels . The Pass holder 1st class reduction is also available with a 2nd class Youth Pass.
Hotels

Attractions

  • Hard Rock Cafe Brussels, Grote Markt 12A. Complimentary Hot Fudge Sundae with any main course order or a free gift in the Rock Shop with every purchase over € 25.
 

Travel Bonuses in Denmark

Denmark Arhus

Private Rail Roads

  • 50% discount on the Arriva and DSB-Øresund private railroad.

Ferries

  • 10% reduction during high season and 25% reduction in low season on the the ferries of Fjord Line between Hirtshals-Kristiansand, Hirtshals-Langesund and Hirtshals-Stavanger - Bergen.

Museum

Trains
  • Free access to the DSB  lounges located in Århus, Copenhagen and Odense for 1st class passholders.
 

Travel Bonuses in Finland

Sinja Line Ferries

Ferries

  • 20- 40% reduction on ferry crossings from Helsinki –Stockholm (via Mariehamn), Turku – Stockholm (via Mariehamn) and Helsinki – Tallinn operated by Tallink Silja Oy. The high season discount is 20% and the low season discount is 40%. Visit Tallink Silja Oy for more information.
    • All reductions are available for Cabins that are category C-A. Port taxes are extra.
  • 30% reduction on ferry crossings from Helsinki – Rostock operated by Tallink Silja Oy.
    • All reductions are available for Cabins that are category C-A. Port taxes are extra.
  • 30% discount is offered on the offical fares on the ferry crossing between Gdynia-Helsinki, Helsinki-Rostock and Helsinki-Travemünde operated by Finnlines. Port tax and meals are an additional cost and are paid locally.
  • Special rate on ferry crossings from Turku/Helsinki – Stockholm operated by Vikings Line.

Buses

  • Free ride on buses from Kemi/Tornio – Haparanda (Sweden) operated by Veljekset Salmela.

Museums

  • Free admission to the Narrow-gauge railway museum Jokioinen. Museum is open from June to mid August. Free admission to the Railway museum Hyvinkää.

Travel Bonuses in Germany

Lake steamer in Germany

Private and Regional Rail Roads

  • Free travel on the S-Bahn trains (local railways) that operate in the major German cities. The only exception is Berlin, where the Eurail Pass is only valid on the S-Bahn tracks that connect the DB railway stations of Berlin.
  • 10% reduction on the mountain railroad Garmisch Partenkirchen - Grainau - Zugspitzplatt and on some cable cars in the summit area.
  • Reduced fare on the Berlin Night Express Train from Berlin-Malmö which includes the ferry crossing from Sassnitz-Trelleborg. Reservation are required and are an additional cost.

Ferries and Cruises

  • Free sailings on boats operated by the 'KD German Rhine Line' making regular runs on the river Rhine between Köln and Mainz and on the river Mosel between Koblenz and Cochem (except on boats making cruises of several days between Basel and Rotterdam or vice versa, or between Trier and Koblenz or vice versa). An extra charge is applicable for the use of hydrofoils.
  • Free transportation on the Scandline Ferry between Puttgarden - Rødby Færge
  • 50% reduction on boats on Lake Constance operated by BSB, SBS and ÖBB (from May to October).
  • 30% discount is offered on the offical fares on the ferry crossing from Rostock-Helsinki, Rostock-Gdynia and Travemünde-Helsinki operated by Finnlines. Port tax and meals are an additional cost and are paid locally.
  • 20% discount is offered on the offical fares on the ferry crossing from Travemünde - Malmo operated by Finnlines. Port tax and meals are an additional cost and are paid locally.
  • Various reductions on boat trips on the river Danube between Passau and Linz (Austria) or vice versa operated by Wurm & Köck.

Buses

  • A 20% discount on the Europabus route EB 190/190A Romantische Strasse (May to October), Romantic Road, (Frankfurt am Main-Rothenburg ob der Tauber-Augsburg-Munich/Fussen). It is strongly recommended to reserve seats in advance by either sending an email to incoming@touring-travel.de or contacting Touring Tours & Travel by  Phone: +49 69 719126 261; Fax: +49 69 719126 156.
  • Special ticket available with your Eurail Pass on the Expressbus from Prague-Nürnberg. Reservations are required and are an additional cost and can be reserved in Prague or Nuremburg.
  • IC Bus Berlin-Kraków: Berlin - Wroclaw - Katowice - Kraków, Travelers with a Eurail Pass valid in Germany AND Poland need to purchase a reservation only. Holders of a Eurail Pass valid in Germany OR in Poland need to purchase a reservation and a ticket for the section not covered by the rail pass.

Hotels

  • 10% discount on Meininger hotels at the following locations: Berlin, Munich, Cologne, Hamburg, Vienna and London.
  • 10% discount on the daily rate at  A&O hotels and hostels in Berlin, Hamburg, Munich and other German cities.

Attractions

  • Hard Rock Cafe: Berlin, Kurfürstendamm 224, Cologne, Gürzenichstr. 8, Munich, Platzl 1: A complimentary Hot Fudge Sundae with any maincourse ordered in the Restaurant or a free gift in the Rock Shop with every purchase over € 25.

Travel Bonuses in Greece

Greece Epidaurus Panoramic View

Ferries

  • Free seats/dormitories for 1st class travelers, free deck passage for 2nd class travelers with a pass valid in Greece AND Italy from Bari-Corfu, Bari-Igoumenitsa and Bari-Patras, Ancona-Igoumenitsa and Ancona-Patras. A 30% discount. applies to travelers with a Eurail pass that covers Greece only. Seasonal surcharges and/or port taxes may apply with Superfast Ferries.
  • Free seats/dormitories for 1st class travelers, free deck passage for 2nd class travelers with a pass valid in Greece AND Italy from Patras/Igoumenitsa-Ancona . A 30% discount. applies to travelers with a Eurail pass that covers Greece only. Seasonal surcharges and /or port taxes may apply with Minoan Lines International.
  • 30% discount provided you have already realised a crossing in the Adriatic Sea with Superfast Ferries or ANEK Line from Piraeus - Chios - Mitylene (Lesvos), Piraeus - Cyclades, Piraeus - Dodecanese or Rafina - Cyclades.
  • 30% discount is offered on ferries from Igoumenitsa - Patras and Heraklion - Piraeus when you ALSO take a ferry between Greece and Italy, operated by Minoan Lines. NOTE – Minoan Lines has introduced a 15 euro per passenger fuel surcharge (excluding infants).
  • 30% reduction on the prices of the sea crossing between Italy and Greece and v.v. on the Grimaldi Lines to Brindisi-Corfu and Brindisi – Patras. Port taxes to be paid extra. Reservations locally.

Museums

  • Free Admission to the Railway Museum at Siokou St. Athens. Open Tuesday - Sunday from 9:00am to 1:00pm and on Wednesday from 5:00pm to 8:00pm.

Travel Bonuses in Hungary

Fr Hungary Budapest1 Parliament And River Danube

Train

  • Free travel on the private railways from Györ-Sopron-Ebenfurt and Sopron- Szombathely-Szentgotthárd operated by GySEV/Raaberbahn.  
  • 50% reduction on the entrance fee for the Hungarian Heritage Railway Park by motor train from Budapest-Nyugati station. (seasonal opening hours)

Travel Bonuses in Ireland

Irish Ferries

Ferries

  • 30% reduction on the standard foot passenger fares for the ferry crossings from Rosslare to Cherbourg (France) (February to December) and Rosslare to Roscoff (France) (May to September) operated by Irish Ferries. Advance booking is recommended. No daily sailings.
  • 30% reduction on the standard passenger fares on the crossings Dun Laoghaire - Holyhead (UK), Cairnryan - Belfast, Dublin Port-Holyhead, Liverpool - Belfast and Rosslare - Fishguard (UK) operated by Stena Line.
  • 30% reduction on the standard passenger fares on the crossings Dublin - Holyhead (UK) and Rosslare - Pembroke (UK) operated by Irish Ferries.

Trains

  • Free travel on the national railway of Northern Ireland operated by Translink NI Railways.
  • Up to €30 off Railtours Ireland, an escorted tour of Ireland
 

Travel Bonuses in Italy

Fr Italy La Spezia Panoramic View

Trains

  • Free transfer is available on the Leonardo Express between Fiumicino Airport and Roma Termini train station for 1st class passholders only. This transfer requires use of one day of travel on the pass.
  • Free transportation on the ÖBB Intercitybus (1st and 2nd class) between Klagenfurt/Villach-Venezia Mestre & Venezia Tronchetto if the Eurail pass is valid in both Austria and Italy. Reservation are required and can be made locally. 

Ferries

  • 30-50% discount is offered on the standard and cabin fares on the crossings from Patras to Brindisi (Italy) operated by HML (Hellenic Mediterranean Lines). 50% discount is offered except in High Season (June 15 to September 15) when the discount is 30%.  No reduction on De-Luxe cabins.
  • Free air seats/dormitories for 1st class pass holders, free deck passage for 2nd class pass holders with a pass valid in Greece AND Italy. High season surcharge andp ort taxes may apply.
  • 20% discount on the standard and cabin fares on crossings operated by Grimaldi Ferries on the following routes: Barcelona-Civitavecchia, Barcelona-Livorno, Brindisi-Corfu, Brindisi-Igoumenitsa and Patras, Catania-Valletta, Civitavecchia-Tunis (Tunisia), Catania Trapani-Civitavecchia, Civitavecchia-Porto Torres (Sardinia), Catania-Genova, Genova/Civitavecchia-Valletta, Livorno-Tangier, Salerno/Palermo/Trapani-Tunis (Tunisia). Seasonal surcharges and/or port taxes may apply. 

Attractions

  • Hard Rock Cafe, Florence, Via Brunelleschi 1, Rome, Via V. Veneto 62a , Venice, Bacino Orseolo and the Rock Shop at Rialto Bridge. Receive a free gift in the Rock Shop with every purchase over € 25.

Travel Bonuses in The Netherlands

Netherlands Maastricht Panorama

Ferries

  • 30% reduction on the full Stena Line fares for the crossing between Hoek van Holland and Harwich (UK).

Trains

  • Free access to the NS Hispeed lounges in several cities. Access is available on the day of travel for 1st class passholders with reservations. 

Hotels

Museums

  • 20% reduction on full entrance fee for the Boijmans Van Beuningen Museum in Rotterdam. The museum is one of the oldest in Netherlands containing a large collection of medieval to modern European art. Passholders must present their pass at the museum ticket window to receive their discount.

Travel Bonuses in Norway

Norway Bergen

Private Rail Road

  • 30% reduction from Myrdal to Flam on the Flamsbana private railroad.

Ferries

  • 10% discount during high season ( June 20 - August 17) and 20% discount during lower season on the Fjord Line.  

Buses

  • 50% reduction on the bus from Andalsnes to Molde (operated by Veoy Buss AS.)
  • 50% reduction on the bus from Andalsnes to Alesund (operated by Nettbus More AS)
Museums
 

Travel Bonuses in Portugal

Portugal Lisbon Panorama

Trains

  • Free access to the CP lounges 2 hours prior to departure or after arrival for 1st class passholders with reservations on the following trains: Alfa Pendular(AP), Sud Expresso or Lusitânia at Lisboa Oriente Station.

Tours

  • 25% discount on tours in Porto, Braga, Coimbra and Lisbon operated by Carristur. Present a valid reservation of travel within 3 days (before or after tour date) on one of the following trains: Alfa Pendular (AP), Intercidades (IC), Sud Expresso or Lusitania.

Attractions

  • 15% discount at the Oceanário
  • 25% discount on entrance fees for both museum and garden at the Serralves Museum in Porto
  • Hard Rock Cafe: Lisbon, Av. da Liberdade nº 2. Free gift in the Rock Shop with every purchase over € 25.

Travel Bonuses in Spain

Fr Spain Basque Country4 Urkiola Mountains

Trains

  • 50% reduction on the lines of FGC (Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat de Catalunya). Barcelona - Vallès, Llobregat - Anoia, Ribes de Fresser - Nuria (Rack line) Monistrol de Montserrat - Montserrat, La Pobla-Lleida (Rack line)
  • 50% reduction on the cable lines of Gelida and Montserrat operated by FGC (Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat de Catalunya)
  • 50% discount on FEVE train on routes Cartegena – Los Nietos, Santander – Bilbao, Oviedo – Santander, Leon – Bilbao, Oviedo – Ferrol and local lines in Asturias, Galicia, Cantabria, Vizcaya, Leon and Murcia
  • Access to Sala club lounge. Travelers who have Preferente 1st class train reservation have free access to the Sala club lounge located in several railway stations.

Hotels

  • 5% discount for Eurail Pass holders on HUSA-Hotels. (Login: Rail Pass password: Eurailinterrail)

Ferries

  • 20% reduction on the official fares on crossings from Barcelona to Civitavecchia/Livorno (Italy) , Barcelona-Porto Torres (Sardinia) and Barcelona-Tangier (Morocco) operated by Grimaldi Ferries. Ferry service varies by season.
  • 20% reduction on the seat fares – Alcudia-Ciudadela, Algeciras-Ceuta, Algeciras-Tánger,  Barcelona-Alcudia, Barcelona-Ciudadela, Barcelona-Ibiza, Barcelona-Palma, Denia-Formentera, Denia-Ibiza, Denia-San Antonio,  Ibiza-Formentera, Ibiza-Palma, Valencia-Ibiza operated by Baleria.

Buses

  • Free travel from Canfranc - Oloron on buses operated by SNCF Bus.
  • Free transportation between Valencia Joaquín Sorolla and Valencia Nord stations when you have a reservation for the AVE train

Museums and Attractions

  • 50% discount to Railway Museums
    • Madrid Madrid Paseo de las, 61
  • Hard Rock Cafe Madrid, Paseo de la Castellana, 2 , receive either a complimentary Hot Fudge Sundae with any main course purchased in the restaurant or a free gift in the Rock Shop with every purchase over € 25.

Travel Bonuses in Romania

Fr Romania Bucharest2 Cantacuzono Palace

Hotels

Museums

Travel Bonuses in Sweden

Silja Line Ferries

Trains

  • A Eurail Pass valid in Sweden is also valid on:
    • The direct SJ trains to and from Copenhagen (Denmark) - Copenhagen Airport.
    • The direct border crossing train from Gøteborg/Stockholm - Oslo (Norway).
    • The private railway companies Arlanda Express, Arriva, Inlandsbanan, JLT, Norrtåg, Skånetrafiken, Tågkompaniet, Värmlandstrafik, Västtrafik, Veolia and Öresund.
  • Free access to the SJ lounges located in Stockholm and Göteborg for 1st class passholders.

Ferries

  • Destination Gotland special fare, Nynäshamn-Visby and Oskarshamn-Visby.
  • Free transportation from Helsingør-Helsingborg on the Scandlines Ferries
  • 20% - 40% reduction on ferry crossings from Helsinki –Stockholm (via Mariehamn), Turku – Stockholm (via Mariehamn), Riga (Latvia)-Stockholm and Stockholm – Tallinn operated by Tallink Silja Oy
    Discounts are available on cabin category C-A. Port taxes paid locally and are extra. Finland +358(0)600 174 552; Sweden +46(0)822 2140
  • 20% discount is offered on the offical fares on the ferry crossing from Malmö-Travemünde operated by Finnlines. Port tax and meals are an additional cost and are paid locally.
  • Special fare from Nynäshamn-Visby and Oskarshamn-Visby operated by Destination Gotland.
  • Special fare on ferry crossings from Turku/Helsinksi – Stockholm operated by Vikings Line.

Buses

  • Free bus transportation from Kemi/Tornio – Haparanda (Sweden) operated by Veljekset Salmela.
  • Free bus transportation from Haparanda – Luleå in Länstrafiken in Norrboten on county busses.

Museum

Travel Bonuses in Switzerland

Switzerland Boat

Cruises/Ferries (Lakes and Rivers)

  • 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
  • Reduction on regular boat services on the river Aare between Biel and Solothurn. These are seasonal services, so please consult timetables.
  • 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).
  • 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 Bürgenstock funicular
  • 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%)

  • Vitznau/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

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.

Travel Bonuses in Croatia

Switzerland Boat
Hotels

Travel Bonuses in Czech Republic

Czech Republic Bohemia Convent

Train

  • Free access to the CD lounges located in several railway stations for 1st class passholders.

Hotels

  • 10% discount on the daily rate at the A&O hotel and hostel in Prague

Buses

  • Special ticket available with your Eurail Pass on the Expressbus from Prague-Nürnberg. Reservations are required and are an additional cost and can be reserved in Prague or Nuremburg.

Museums and Attractions

  • CD Railway Museum: 20% discount on the museum located at Luzna u Rukovnika;
  • CD Bike - Rent a bicycle at a special rate.
  • Hard Rock Cafe Prague, Male Namesti, 142/3 receive a free gift in the Rock Shop with every purchase over € 25.

Bonuses in Slovak Republic

Czech Republic Bohemia Convent

Trains

  • Up to 50% discount on the Ciernohronská železnica: a historic woodland railway line established in 1909 which operates vintage wooden passenger trains.

Hotels

Attractions

  • 20% discount on all services, plus seasonal bonus Aqua City.

Bonuses in Slovenia

Czech Republic Bohemia Convent

Attractions

  • 25% discount at the Atlantis Water Park
  • Up to a 25% discount for the pool and sauna at the Rimske Terme (Roman Spa)
  • 10% discount on aquapark access - swimming pool at the Bohinj Park Hotel.
  • 20% discount on the use of swimming pool, sauna and on both activities combined with lunch at the Lasko Wellness Park and Zdraviliscee Lasko

Bonuses in Turkey

Czech Republic Bohemia Convent

Ferries

  • Free crossings on Lake Van between Tatvan and Van on Tuesdays and Fridays.

Attractions

  • Free entrance at the TCDD Orient Express Railway Museum in Istanbul.

Bonuses for Passes that have Denmark and Germany

Ferries
  • Free ferry crossing from Rødby Færge to Puttgarden (Germany) operated by Scandlines.

Bonuses for Passes that have Denmark and Sweden

Ferries
  • Free ferry crossing between Helsingborg and Helsingør (Denmark) operated by Scandlines.
Trains
  • Reduced fare on the Berlin Night Express Train from Berlin-Malmö which includes the ferry crossing from Sassnitz-Trelleborg. Reservation are required and are an additional cost.

Bonuses for Passes that have Greece and Italy

Ferries

  • Free ferry crossings from Patras and Igoumenitsa to Ancona and Bari (Italy) operated by Superfast Ferries and Blue Star Ferries. Mid season surcharge: June and September € 10 per person; High season surcharge: July and August € 20 per person. Fuel surcharge and Port taxes are extra.
  • Free ferry crossings from Patras and Igoumenitsa to Ancona (Italy) operated by Minoan Lines. Mid season surcharge: June and September: € 10 per person; High season surcharge July and August: € 20 per person. There is a discount on upgrades.  Fuel surcharge and Port taxes are extra.

Bonuses for Passes that have Czech Republic and Germany

Buses
  • Special service supplement "Pass" available for travel on the Expressbus from Prague-Nürnberg. Reservations are required and are an additional cost and can be reserved in Prague or Nuremburg. 

Bonuses for Passes that have Austria and Italy

Buses
  • Free travel on buses from Klagenfurt or Villach - Venice (Italy) operated by OBB Intercitybus. Seat reservations are required.

Bonuses for all of Europe

European Trains