France and Switzerland Pass Features
From 4 to 10 travel days.
Unlimited travel on the national network of France and Switzerland.
Options for 1st class or 2nd class.
Youth Pass: Valid for people under 26 years old.
Saver pass: It's a special fare when 2 or more people travels together all the time. * Prices are per person.
Children under 12 years old may travel free when travelling with adults. 2 Children may travel per adult railpass. A Child pass must be issued so it is important that you provde the child name (and age) and requesting railpasses.
Flexipass: Travel days may be used consecutively or not, within 1 month period.
Special bonuses (details below)
One travel day alouds you to travel all day long. It is counted the first time you use the railpass in each single day.
Eurail Map online (PDF - 2 Mb)
Free European Rail Network Map: Eurail passes gives added value to its product by providing customers with useful and detailed travel documentation. Customers purchasing an Eurail Pass receives the Eurail Pass Guide; which explains in details how an Eurail Pass works and where it is accepted. It provides information on Eurail’s Benefit Partners and gives further useful information for each
traveler. You will also receive an Eurail Map that shows all main rail lines and participating shipping routes. All those are sent with the Rail passes by mail and cannot be sent apart from it.
|Eurail France and Switzerland Passes - Fares (US$ per person)|
|Options||4 days||5 days||6 days||8 days||10 days|
|Saverpass - 1st class||$348.00||$393.00||$433.00||$504.00||$567.00|
|Saverpass - 2nd class||$281.00||$316.00||$348.00||$405.00||$456.00|
|Adult - 1st class||$408.00||$460.00||$507.00||$591.00||$665.00|
|Adult - 2nd class||$329.00||$370.00||$408.00||$475.00||$534.00|
|Youth - 1st class||$329.00||$370.00||$408.00||$475.00||$534.00|
|Youth - 2nd class||$269.00||$303.00||$334.00||$388.00||$436.00|
|Currency: US Dollars|
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Saverpass: It's a special fare when 2 or more people travels together all the time. * Prices are per person.
Youth: Valid for people under 27 years old.
Children under 12 years old may travel free when travelling with adults. 2 Children may travel per adult railpass.
*A Child pass must be issued so it is important that you provide the child name (and age) when requesting railpasses.
**Children ages could be different depending on what country you are. The "age range" is listed in each Railpass details in each page. Just check the first box on this page.
Children under 4 years old travel free but must share the seat with a paying adult.
Validity: The first trip date must be within 11 months from issue date, unless specified for promotional options.
Offpeak promotional options are NOT refundable. They cannot be cancelled ounce purchased.
All Fares are per person in US dollars, subject to change.
Railpass Protection Plan is available.
We can ship worldwide by FedEx. You can track the package through FedEx webpage using a tracking number.
Handling fee: All bookings are subjet a US$ 8 handing fee.
Seat reservations are mandatory for most international routes. You can make seat reservations at train station or you can place an order requesting a booking for them. All reservations have costs according to the route choosen. Just fill the reservation form after completing your railpass order. We will check your request for reservations and reply by email.
Euro Railways offers Rail pass Refund Protection Plan.
Applying for Reimbursement in the case of loss or theft under the Rail Protection have some details that must be followed by our costumers, here they go:
Travelers’ product(s) must have been lost or stolen while traveling in Europe.
Travelers will either be refunded the value of the unused portion of the lost or stolen paper product(s) or the cost of a replacement product(s), whichever is less.
Product holders must file a police report within twenty-four (24) hours of the incident.
Travelers must purchase a replacement products in order to continue with his/her travel plans.
Refund amount: For example: If you purchase a 10 days Rail pass for $300 and you lose it with 3 days still left for usage you will get this portion back, let’s say around US$ 90 (US$ 30 per day). This partial refund will apply only if you purchase train tickets to complete your trip, at your railpass valid dates.
To make a claim:
1) You must send the replacement tickets purchased to complete your journey to our booking office within 30 days of your return with a brief letter describing the circumstances of your loss or theft, the police report with all listed details above.
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In the case that your rail passes are completely unused, non-validated, a refund application is available. The rail pass must be submitted to the office where the pass was purchased. Rail passes are 85% refundable.
Railpasses cannot be exchanged. Only cancelled and issued again appling the penalty above.
Rail passes are strictly personal, non-transferable and only valid with a passport, official identity or special military travel permit. Presentation of this document to the European control staff on trains and shipping lines is compulsory, ounce asked for it.
Transportation covered by the rail pass is subject to the "Uniform Rules concerning the contract for International Carriage of Passengers and Luggage by rail (CIV). In respect of carriage by sea, the legal provisions of the individual sea carrier apply.
A Rail Passes is only valid after its activation, between the day you activate it until the last day of validity. The valid dates are listed in each link according to the Rail pass you purchased. Your passport number must be noted by a railway official when activating it, before travel begins.
You must activate your rail pass within 6 months after you purchased it.
The pass holder may travel on any date within the limits of the period of validity. The pass also entitles the holder, within the period of validity, to many transportation bonuses, such as those on ferries, boats and buses. All bonuses are locally offered and may change from time to time. You may find a list of benefits on the “Bonuses” link just above on this webpage.
A travel day is valid from midnight to midnight. Even if your train departs in the evening one day and arrives at its destination the next, in most cases it will count as one rail day and not two. The rule is that you must board a train that departs after 7:00 PM and arrive at your destination after 4:00 AM without changing trains. On the other hand, if your train departs before 7:00 PM, or involves a connection, you will need to use two days of your rail pass. This policy is sometimes referred to as “the 7:00 PM rule.”
Rail Passes do not guarantee a seat on a train unless reservations are made in advance. Reservations are compulsory for certain trains.
Seat reservations, sleepers, couchettes, sleeping car accommodation and meals will have additional costs. They are listed in each route link in our webpage.
You can use a 1st class rail pass to travel in a 2nd class seat, but you can not use a 2nd class rail pass to travel in a 1st class seat. If any exception are available they will be listed on each route link on our website.
If the traveler cannot present, upon request, a valid passport, official identity card or special military travel permit with his pass, the local control staff is authorized to demand payment, in addition to the full fare, of a fine charged in conformity with the regulations of the railway concerned, both in local currency.
Passes can neither be refunded nor replaced:
if lost or stolen,
if partially used,
or after one year from the date of issue.
Refund: In the case that your rail passes are completely unused, non-validated, a refund application is available. The rail pass must be submitted to the office where the pass was purchased. Rail passes are 85% refundable.
Applications for a refund must be submitted to the issuing office with all necessary proof (cancellation by a European Railroad Office, medical certificates in case of illness, death certificate, police reports for stolen products that have an insurance)
Delivery security: FedEx is one of the most secure couriers on the world. Products will be delivered exactly as requested, at the address listed. So it is important to make sure you have selected a secure delivery address. Our responsability at the package ends when FedEx delivery it. If you lost the package after that, if someone else receive the package for you and loose it or anything like it, it is completely out of our responsability. Railpasses or tickets that offer refund options CANNOT be refunded at all if they are lost and are not returned to our office
A Youth pass may only be used by people under 26 years of age.
A Child pass may only be used by people under 12 years of age.
All orders are subject a USD 8.00 Handling fee + any shipping option.
By placing an order for a Rail pass in our company you are agreeing with all the terms and conditions + any specific terms and conditions listed on the Rail pass link you accessed to request it.
Rail Passes Options
Also, consider the following options for your travel:
To Explore an European Region or up 28 European countries, request a Multi Countries Pass It will be the best option for you.
But if you want to travel few itineraries close to each other or if you want to complement a rail pass, you can check more than 12,000 Point to Point tickets in our website.
Eurail's Benefit Partners, Eurail Aid Offices, Boats & Ferries companies, Airport links, Lounges availables.
European Rail Pass are entitled to a variety of bonuses besides the shipping lines, private rail lines, buses, museums and hotels discounts and lounges on the major train stations.
Holders of Eurailpass Flexi, Europass or Eurail Selectpass have to note that a free transportation bonus or shipping line requires use of a travel day; reduction bonuses or reduced shipping lines do not require use of travel day.
Rail Pass holders are granted a reduced fare or even free passage on many shipping lines.
For international shipping lines: In general, the Pass must be valid for the country of departure or the country of arrival. When indicated, the Pass must be valid in both countries, or in one specific country.
For domestic shipping: The pass must be valid for the country in question.
Bonus & Benefits for France
A Eurail Pass valid in France is valid with the national railway company SNCF (www.sncf.com and www.voyages-sncf.com). It is then also valid for travel between France and Figueres (Spain,) Basel, Geneva (Switzerland), Port Bou (Spain), Ventimiglia (Italy) and city of Luxemburg.
Eurostar special pass holder fares which are exchangeable once before departure (non-exchangeable fares can sometimes be cheaper then pass holder fares). All fares are subject to availability.
IMPORTANT: SNCF, the French Railway, is not participating in the Eurail Select Pass offer as from January 2013.
Eurail Aid Offices
Gare de Marseille St. Charles
Daily: 6:00am - 10:00pm
Gare de Nice-Ville
Mon-Sat: 9:00am - 6:00pm
Sun: 9:00am - 5:30pm
Gare de Paris-Lyon
Mon-Fri: 7:00am - 8:30pm
Gare de Paris -Nord
Mon-Fri: 6:00am - 10:00pm
Sat-Sun: 6:30am - 10:00pm
Gare de Paris-St. Lazare
Mon-Sun: 7:30am - 10:00pm
Aéroport Charles de Gaulle, (Paris CDG Airport)
Terminal 2 RER Station Bureau SNCF
Mon-Fri: 6:30am - 8:00pm
Sat: 8:00am - 3:00pm
Sun: 10:00am - 5:00pm
Irish Ferries 30% discount; www.irishferries.com Cherbourg-Rosslare (February to December)* Roscoff-Rosslare (May to September)* *No daily sailings, reservation compulsory.
Ireland +353(0)818 300 400; France +33(0)233 234 444; +33(0)170 720 326
Paris: from Charles de Gaulle Airport there are connections to Paris Nord (RER Line B, Eurail Passes not valid) and many other destinations.
Lyon: from St. Exupéry airport there is a tram link to Lyon Part Dieu (Rhônexpress, every 15 minutes - Eurail Passes not valid)
Persons with reduced mobility:
On the TGV, when departing from French and Swiss stations, enjoy specially-designed areas for disabled travellers or people with reduced mobility. A First class seat is reserved for wheelchair users in coaches 1 or 11. Nearby, toilets are specially adapted and accessible for disabled travellers. On TGV, your travelling Guided Dog companion travels for free and without a ticket.
Bonus & Benefits for Switzerland
A Eurail Pass valid in Switzerland is valid with the national railway company SBB and also valid with the following private transport companies:
BLS boat services on Lake Brienz and Lake Thun (www.bls.ch)
BSG boat services on Lake Biel and on the river Aare between Biel and Solothurn (www.bielersee.ch)
CGN boat services on Lake Geneva (www.cgn.ch)
LNM boat services on Lake Neuchâtel / Murten
SGV boat services on Lake Luzern
URh boat services on the river Rhine between Constance and Schaffhausen ZSG boat services on Lake Zurich (www.zsg.ch)
AB Appenzeller Bahnen AG
ASM Aare Seeland mobil AG
BDWM Transport AG
BLT Baselland Transport AG
CJ Chemins de Fer du Jura
FART Regional lines Ticino, including the Centovalli railway to Domodossola (Italy)
FB Forchbahn AG
FW Frauenfeld-Wil-Bahn AG
LEB Chemins de Fer Lausanne- Echallens-Bercher
MBC Chemin de fer Bière-Apples- Morges
MOB Montreux Oberland Bernois (for Golden Pass see further)
MVR-cev Transports Montreux- Vevey-Riviera (only Vevey-Blonay- Pléiades)
NStCM Chemin de Fer Nyon- St. Cergue-Morez
RA RegionAlps Martigny - Orsières / Le Chable
RBS Regionalverkehr Bern- Solothurn
RhB Rhätische Bahn AG (including RhB-Bus Tirano-Lugano)
SOB Südostbahn (including Voralpen-Express)
SSIF Società Subalpina di Imprese Ferroviarie
SZU Sihltal - Zürich - Uetliberg THURBO AG
TMR Transports de Martigny et sa Regions
TPC Transports Public du Chablais SA
TPF Transports public fribourgeois
TRN Transports régionaux neuchâtelois
WSB Wynental- und Suhrentalbahn
ZB Zentralbahn AG
Bernina Express - Tirano - Lugano: Eurail Pass valid between Chur/StMoritz and Tirano. No discount on the reservation fee. Eurail Pass is also valid on the connecting bus to Lugano.
A Eurail Pass valid in Switzerland is sufficient for this route.
Discounted private railway companies 25% - 50% BET Bergbahnen Engelberg - Trübsee - Titlis / Engelberg - Kleintitlis
BLM Lauterbrunnen - Grütschalp - Mürren
BOB Berner Oberland - Bahnen
PB Pilatusbahn (Alpnachstad - Pilatus
Kulm / Kriens - Fräkmüntegg - Pilatus Kulm)
RB Rigi - Bahn
SthB Stanserhorn Bahn
Montreux - Interlaken - Luzern: one of the most picturesque lines in Switzerland.
It links the Vaud Riviera to Lake Lucerne. Reservation compulsory Glacier Express 25% discount on the Zermatt-Brig-Disentis part of the trip.
Free travel for pass holders between Disentis and St.Moritz/ Davos. Compulsory reservation 34 Sfr.
Eurail Aid Offices
Bahnhof Basel SBB
Mon-Fri: 8:00am - 7:00pm
Sat: 10:00am - 4:00pm
Hauptbahnhof SBB Bern
Mon-Fri: 8:00am - 6:50pm
Sat: 8:00am - 4:50pm
Gare de Genève (Geneva)
Mon-Fri: 8:00am - 6:30pm
Sat: 9:00am - 5:15pm
Gare de Genève Aéroport (Geneva Airport)
Mon-Fri: 9:00am - 6:30pm
Sat : 9:00am - 5:30pm
Mon-Fri: 9:00am - 12:00pm & 1:30pm - 6:00pm
Sat: 9:00am - 12:00pm & 1:30pm - 5:00pm
Bahnhof SBB Luzern (Lucerne)
Mon-Fri: 8:30am - 7:15pm
Sat: 8:30am - 6:00pm
SBB Reisezentrum Zürich HB (Zurich)
Mon-Fri: 7:00am - 8:30pm
Sat-Sun: 8:00am - 7:30pm
Bahnhof SBB Zürich Flughafen (Zurich Airport)
Daily: 7:00am - 7:45pm
SBB lounge Holders of a 1st class rail pass have free access to the SBB lounge in Zürich HB.
BSB, SBS and ÖBB 50% discount; www.bsb-online.com
Boat crossings on Lake Constance (Bodensee) from May to October
Wilhelm Tell Express discounted fare; www.sbb.ch
Nostalgic boat crossing Luzern- Flüelen and connecting train ride to Locarno/Lugano. Reservation compulsory
Geneva: from Genève Cointrin Airport there are train connections to Genève (every 15 minutes) and to many other cities in Switzerland.
Zurich: from the airport there are train connections to the main station of Zürich (every 15 minutes) and to many other cities in Switzerland.
European Eurail's Benefit Partners, Eurail Aid Offices, Boats & Ferries companies, Airport links, Lounges availables.
Just click or touch on the Benefits Image above to know the Bonus and Benefitis in others European countries.