Offers unlimited rail travel in any of 27 European countries and Morocco. Any duration from three to eight days within a one-month period, first or second class.
Sample prices: three days Austria, £89; four days Germany, £139; six days Poland, £59; eight days Sweden, £199. All prices are second class. Under-26 passes at reduced rates. From Rail Europe, tel: 0990-848 848.
An eight-zone pass covering Europe and Morocco for under-26 travellers, providing unlimited rail travel for up to a month. The dedicated magazine, Ticket to Ride, is distributed through selected agents. Inter-Rail 26+, for travellers aged over 26, is 35%-45% more expensive.
Sample prices: Inter-Rail single zone (22 days) covering France, Belgium, Holland and Luxembourg, £159; Inter-Rail 26+ for two zones (one month) covering above plus Austria, Denmark, Germany, Switzerland, £279. One-month all-zone passes cost £259 (Inter-Rail) or £349 (Inter-Rail 26+). From Rail Europe, tel: 0990-848 848.
Holland rail pass
Offers rail travel throughout Holland for three or five days within a one-month period.
Sample prices: the three-day adult pass costs £36 (first class £55) and five-day adult pass £55 (first class £82); a second adult pays half-price. Reductions for under-26s, senior citizens and children. From Holland Rail, tel: 01962-773646.
Benelux Tour Rail card
Offers rail travel throughout Belgium, Holland and Luxembourg for five days within a one-month period.
Sample prices: the adult card costs £80 (first class £120); a second adult pays half-price. An under-26 card costs £56. From Holland Rail, tel: 01962-773646.
Offers unrestricted travel in Switzerland by rail, postbus and boat – also trams and buses in 35 towns and cities.
Sample prices: for four days £90 (first class £136), eight days £112 (first class £162), 15 days £130 (first class £190) or a month £180 (first class £260). Swiss Flexi Pass offers three days’ unlimited travel within a 15-day period for £90 (first class £136). From Switzerland Tourism, tel: 020-7734 4577.
Offers rail travel throughout Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Finland for three periods. Five days in any 15-day period, 10 days in a one-month period, and for 21 consecutive days. Includes travel on Scandlines’ internal Danish ferry services and certain international ferry routes.
Sample prices (all second class): five-day adult pass, £139; 10-day senior citizen pass, £166; 21-day youth pass, £160. From Rail Europe, tel: 0990-848 848.
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