Searching for the suitable pass or ticket

We are planning to visit Spain, Belgium, France, Czech Republic, and Germany in a span of 21 days.

In Spain we plan to visit 5 places (Seville, Cordoba, Madrid, Zaragoza and Barcelona) in 1 week which means we might have to use the train daily.

Which pass is suitable for us?

Can the rail passes be bought in the station or should it be purchased online?

Are seat reservations required?How much do seat reservations usually cost?

Does the pass cover overnight trains because we are planning to take overnight trains from Barcelona to Brussels and Paris to Prague

Thank you and your reply is much appreciated.

Official Answer
photo Travel Expert
Rail Europe Posted 4 years ago

Hello Mee Ling Mei,

Thanks for your question.

As per your extensive travel, I would suggest you to purchase Eurail Global Pass. With a Eurail Global Pass you can avail of unlimited travel on the national rail networks of the 28 European countries covered by the pass.

With Eurail Global Pass you can travel free on the regional and intercity trains.

Reservations are mandatory on high-speed trains, night trains, scenic trains and border crossing trains.

With a Pass the seat reservations will be offered at discounted fares (Pass holder fares).

The pass seats can be reserved by clicking on "Seat Reservations“ & feed in the Departure city and the Arrival city along with the travel date and preferred time & the number of passengers (Senior, adults, youth and children), and then click on “search tickets”. Once you do so, you would find the schedules along with the fares.

Please click on the “Fare Details” tab to view details regarding the type of fare, type of seat, whether a reservation is included or not and the After Sales Policy.

Hope this helps!!!

Isha, Rail Europe Travel Expert.

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