The validity of "Austria-Germany-pass 10 days + 1 free travel days" and the earlist booking date of EuroNight Metropol.

To whom it may concerned,

Hello, I have some question about booking suitable tickets and choosing right kind of eurail pass need your help.

We (2 people travel together) would like to have our honeymoon to Germany and Austria during Sep. 29th - Oct. 11th. So we might choose "Austria-Germany-pass 10 days flex". We would like to buy the pass in these days since you have " 1 FREE travel day" promotion for this pass untill April 30th.

1.Sep. 29th will be my first day of using pass and Oct. 11th will be my last day using pass. If I buy the 10+1 days pass on Apr. 10th, will the 10+1 day pass still be valid during all of my travel time?

2. When is the earlist day can we book Online the EuroNight 40477 Metropol from Berlin to Vienna on Oct. 10th?

3. Can we use the Austria-Germany-pass to take Westbahn train in Austria?

Thank you in advance.

Official Answer
photo Travel Expert
Rail Europe Posted 4 years ago

Hello Darren,

Thanks for your question.

Yes. The 10+1 days promotional Austria Germany Pass fares can be purchased from the 1st of March 2015 to the 30th of April.

1. As your first date of travel is 29 September, you would need to purchase your Pass any time after 01 April, as the Pass has to be validated within 6 months of purchase.

Your Pass needs to be validated on the first day of travel i.e. 29 September. It will then be valid for 2 months i.e up to 28 November. You can choose any 11 travel dates within the period of validity i.e. from 29 September – 28 November.

Your travel dates do not need to be consecutive. You can choose non-consecutive dates, depending on your travel plan.

2. Unfortunately, we are unable to book the Euronight train from Berlin to Vienna on our website. You will have to purchase the same locally. As you would be purchasing a valid Pass, you would be entitled to passholder fares for this sector. Please show your pass when purchasing these tickets in Berlin. In case you wish to purchase your tickets in advance, you could book your passholder fares on the following routing:

- Berlin – Munich - City Night Line train.

- Munich – Vienna - Railjet train.

To book Passholder fare, please visit our website.

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

3. The Eurail Pass is valid for travel on ÖBB - the national railway company of Austria. It is not valid for travel on Westbahn.

Hope this helps!!!


Anthony, Rail Europe Travel Expert.

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