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Interrail Pass

Disover Europe

  • Travel around 33 European countries
  • 25% discount for travellers up to and including 27 years old
  • Ideal for families: 2 children to 11 years can travel along for free
  • Senior citizens 60 years and older get 10% discount
  • Global Pass and One Country Pass
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What is an Interrail Pass?

The Interrail Pass is a train ticket that allows you to travel with almost all trains in Europe. It gives you access to 40 railway and ferry companies in 33 countries.

The pass is suitable for all age groups and there are even special rates for young people and senior citizens. Two children up to 11 years old travel for free with an adult, so it's also ideal for families to travel with Interrail.

You can choose between a Global Pass and a One Country Pass.

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Global Pass

Experience ultimate freedom with the Global Pass. With this pass, you can travel as much as you want during a predefined period. The pass is valid on trains in all 33 participating countries and with participating ferry companies. Whether you want to do a round trip in the Balkans or a complete tour of Europe, there is a suitable option for everyone.

  • Global Pass valid in 33 countries
  • Price from € 185
  • Buy a mobile pass now and travel within the next 11 months
  • Buy now and only choose a start date when you start travelling with the mobile card

Validity periods of the pass

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4 days within 1 month 15 consecutive days Content Content Content
5 days within 1 month 22 consecutive days Content Content Content
7 days within 1 month 1 month Content Content Content
10 days within 2 months 2 months Content Content Content
15 days within 2 months 3 months Content Content Content

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One Country Pass

Would you rather discover every inch of one specific country? Then choose the One Country Pass. This will allow you unlimited travel through the country of your choice during the validity of your pass. The pass is available for 30 countries and there is a special pass for the Greek islands (ferries).

  • Valid in one country, choice of 30 countries
  • Price from € 51
  • Buy a mobile pass now and travel within 11 months
  • Buy now and only choose a start date when you start travelling with the mobile pass

Validity periods of the pass

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7 days within 1 month (only for Germany Rail Pass) Content Content Content Content
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Buying an Interrail Pass

The nsinternational.interrail website is the official sales channel for Interrail tickets. You can use this website to order the One Country Pass and the Global Pass.
You can also buy the Interrail pass at the NS International counters. You must bring your passport or other proof of identity with you when you want to buy a pass to prove that you live in Europe.

Mobile Pass

The mobile pass is a paperless ticket that you load onto your phone. Once you have purchased your ticket and received the confirmation email, you can retrieve the mobile pass directly in the Interrail app. This way, you no longer have to worry about damaging or losing your pass. Another advantage of the mobile pass is that you do not have to indicate when you will be travelling. As soon as you know your plans, activate your pass in the app.

Paper pass

Would you rather travel with a paper ticket? That is possible. You can order these online or buy them at an NS International counter at the stations Amsterdam Central and Schiphol Airport.

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Only for residents of Europe

Only European residents are eligible for an Interrail pass. If you live outside Europe, you can use an Eurail pass, available via eurail.com.

Seat reservations

For some trains seat reservation is mandatory. For others it is not, but making reservation could be convenient, especially during the busy summer period. You can make reservations at an NS International counter or by telephone +31 30 230 0023 (max. 2 reservations).
This is also possible on the Interrail website.

How much does the Interrail Pass cost?

Interrail offers passes for

  • children (4 to 11 years)
  • youth (12 to 27 years),
  • adults (28 to 59 years)
  • senior (60 years and older).

The prices of the passes vary according to the type of pass and the duration of the journey. You can order a pass for 5 days travel within one month or 15 days within 2 months. Visit the Interrail website for more information about all possibilities and prices.
All about the One Country Pass prices
All about the Global Pass prices

Map and app

It is very nice and convenient to take a map of Europe with you on your Interrail adventure or download the app.
Download the Interrail Pass Guide
Download the Interrail map (pdf)

Frequently asked questions

What is an Interrail Pass?

An Interrail Pass is a single travel document that lets you travel by train in one or more European countries. With an Interrail Pass, you can explore up to 33 countries without having to buy separate point-to-point tickets.

How far in advance can I order the Interrail Pass?

The earliest you can order an Interrail Pass is 11 months before the start of your trip. When you order your Interrail Pass, you'll have to enter the date of when you want to start travelling with your pass. This date is printed on your Interrail Pass as the start date. You can order your pass 11 months prior to this date.
With a mobile pass, you do not have to commit to a specific travel period at the time of purchase. You can activate the pass at any time within 11 months of purchase.

Can I travel with an Interrail pass in my own country?

If you have an Interrail Global Pass, it's valid for a free trip for outbound travel and for return travel. You may not use an Interrail One Country Pass to travel in your own country. The Interrail Benelux Pass is valid in 3 countries. So, if you're a Dutch resident, you can use this pass to travel in Belgium and Luxembourg.

Can I also buy a paper pass?

Yes, this can be done online and at a counters at the stations Amsterdam Centraal and Schiphol Airport.