Interrail Global Pass

We'll explain the options and tell you where and how to buy one

The Interrail Global Pass allows European travellers to travel in up to 33 European Countries. The Interrail pass is available only to European citizens or those who have lived in Europe for at least six months.

With a Global Pass you choose how many travel days you'd like and then it's up to you when you use them within the allowed time period. This allows for great flexibility on trips across Europe but depending on which version you choose you might have to plan ahead.

Interrail Global Pass Travel Day Options

Options listed from cheapest to most expensive

  • 4 travel days within 1 month
  • 5 travel days within 1 month
  • 7 travel days within 1 month
  • 10 travel days within 2 months
  • 15 travel days within 2 months
  • 15 consecutive travel days
  • 22 consecutive travel days
  • 1 month all travel days
  • 2 months all travel days
  • 3 months all travel days

Interrail Global Pass Eligibility

Only European citizens and official residents can purchase and travel on an Interrail Global Pass. If you're not 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.

Interrail 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.

1st Class

Larger seats, tend to be quieter and sometimes have wifi and free refreshments.

2nd Class

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.

Interrail Pass Options for all ages

There's an Interrail option for you whatever your age.

Under 4s - No Pass

Travel free and do not need a pass to travel with you.

Ages 4 to 11 - Child Pass

Travel for free with a 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 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.

Countries you can visit with your Interrail Global Pass

Ready to buy your Rail Pass?


Visit RailEurope.com for prices and purchasing.