Eurail France Pass
We'll explain the options and tell you where and how to buy one
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The Eurail France Pass will give you:
- 3, 4, 5, 6 or 8 travel days within 1 month.
- Jump on and off as many trains as you need to on your travel days.
- Youth and Senior Pass options available.
Eurail France Pass Eligibility
Only non-European residents can purchase and travel on a Eurail France Pass. If you're a European citizen or resident check our Rail Passes
page to see what you can purchase.
You will be asked for a country of residence when purchasing, this will determine your eligiblity to purchase the pass, your passport/id will be required as you travel to confirm your eligibility.
Eurail Travel Classes
You can choose to travel in either 1st or 2nd class when you purchase your pass, this choice is available on any of the pass types, Youth, Adult, Child and Senior.
Larger seats, tend to be quieter and sometimes have wifi and free refreshments.
Standard seat sizes, generally busier than 1st class, wifi sometimes available.
ERG Tip: First class is a lot more expensive and on many trains in Europe it's rarely worth the premium, consider upgrading on specific journeys if you'd prefer the extra luxuries offered by 1st class.
Eurail Pass Options for all ages
There's a Eurail option for you whatever your age.
Under 4s - No Pass
Travel free and do not need a Eurail pass to travel with you.
Ages 4 to 11 - Child Pass
Travel for free with a Eurail Child Pass. For a Child Pass to be valid it can only be used alongside a valid Adult Pass. Up to 2 children can travel in this way with 1 valid Adult Eurail Pass.
Ages 12 to 27 - Youth Pass
Can purchase a Youth Pass, to purchase a Youth Pass you must be aged between 12 and 27 on the start date used for the rail pass.
Over 60s - Senior Pass
Discounted option for Senior travellers, the only condition for purchasing these is that you must be 60 or over on the start date used for the rail pass.
Where to buy your Rail Pass
for prices and purchasing.