Eurail countries unveiled: Explore the wonders of Europe with your Eurail Pass

Your next European holiday warrants a Eurail Pass - a single travel pass that offers unlimited train travel in 33 European countries. Anyone who lives outside Europe can purchase a Eurail Pass. The pass is customizable and flexible and ensures seamless train connectivity across the continent, be it international crossings with the Global Pass or domestic commuting with the One-Country Pass. Read on to learn more about the incredible destinations you can connect to with the Eurail Pass.

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Eurail Countries

Austria - Eurail Countries


The landlocked country of Austria, situated in the heart of Europe, is famous for the Alps, beautiful landscapes, and famous residents like Mozart, Beethoven, and Sigmund Freud. Use the Eurail Pass to connect between various cities and don’t forget to check out some scenic train routes in Austria like the Salzkammergut railway.

Major cities:

Primary attractions:

  • Schönbrunn Palace 
  • Hohensalzburg Fortress
  • Swarovski Crystal Worlds 

Pass choices: Eurail Global Pass & Eurail Austria Pass

Belgium - Eurail Countries


Belgium enchants its visitors with its medieval towns and Renaissance architecture. The multi-lingual country has a nose for chocolates, waffles, and beer and offers travelers a delicious gastronomic experience. Travel from the power capital of Brussels to Brudges on the coast and check out its distant and charming towns with a Eurail Pass. 

Major cities:

  • Brussels
  • Antwerp
  • Gent

Primary attractions:

  • Grand Place 
  • Gravensteen 
  • Belfry of Bruges 

Pass choices: Eurail Global Pass & Eurail Benelux Pass

Bosnia-Herzegovina - Eurail Countries


Bosnia-Herzegovina, located in southeastern Europe, has the legacy of the Ottoman and Austro-Hungarian empires. The architecture and surroundings truly reflect the best of East meets West. Visit the capital Sarajevo’s Latin Bridge where the First World War broke out. Witness stunning mountains, clear rivers, and beautiful waterfalls and explore this lesser-known gem with a Eurail Pass.

Major cities:

  • Sarajevo
  • Mostar
  • Banja Luka

Primary attractions:

  • Kravica Waterfall
  • Baščaršija 
  • Mostar Old Bridge 

Pass choices: Eurail Global Pass 

Bulgaria - Eurail Countries


With the Black Sea on the east, Bulgaria is famous for its incredible sealine and seaside resorts. You will also find mountains famed for winter activities. The Greek, Slavic, Ottoman, and Persian influences become evident as you explore Bulgaria with a Eurail Pass. Don’t forget to top off your trip with Bulgarian wines.    

Major cities:

  • Sofia
  • Plovdiv
  • Varna

Primary attractions:

  • St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral 
  • Rila Monastery
  • Tsarevets Fortress 

Pass choices: Eurail Global Pass & Eurail Bulgaria Pass

Croatia - Eurail Countries


Sharing a long coastline with the Adriatic Sea, Croatia draws tourists for its pebbled and scenic beaches with crystal clear waters. Use the Eurail Pass to check out the city of Dubrovnik, where King’s Landing in Game of Thrones was shot; the capital Zagreb, or the famous Golden Cape, where the tip of the beach is ever-changing due to the wind.  

Major cities:

Primary attractions:

  • Pula Arena
  • Plitvice Lakes National Park
  • Diocletian's Palace

Pass choices: Eurail Global Pass & Eurail Croatia Pass

Czech Republic - Eurail Countries

Czech Republic

With a backdrop of castles and medieval towns, a trip to the Czech Republic will leave you telling fairy-tale-like stories. Visit the beautiful Prague, connect to other cities, and lean into their storied past with a Eurail Pass. History and culture unravel at every turn in this nation, full of UNESCO sites. Make sure you grab some famous Czech beer on the way or if an enthusiast, visit during the beer festival. 

Major cities:

Primary attractions:

  • Prague Castle
  • Kostnice u sv. Jakuba
  • Český Krumlov Castle

Pass choices: Eurail Global Pass & Eurail Czech Republic Pass

Denmark - Eurail Countries


Denmark is a blend of big and small islands comprising cities like Copenhagen, Aarhus, and Odense, where you will encounter rich histories, vibrant cafe culture, and nightlife. Visit Viking castles and try out the famed Danish pastry. Ditch the hustle and embrace the Danish concept of Hygge, which is all about relaxing and making the most of the little things in life. With a luxurious train system in place, use the Eurail Pass to move around the country. 

Major cities:

Primary attractions:

  • Tivoli Gardens
  • ARoS Aarhus Art Museum 
  • H. C. Andersens House

Pass choices: Eurail Global Pass, Eurail Denmark Pass & Eurail Scandinavia Pass

Estonia - Eurail Countries


Bordering the Baltic Sea and the Gulf of Finland in Northern Europe lies Estonia and its many islands. Here you will find several castles, medieval architecture, and beautiful natural scenery. Tallinn, the country’s capital, has an impressive Old Town, and a 314m-high Tallinn TV Tower, which also functions as an observation deck to capture beautiful vistas. 

Major cities:

  • Tallinn
  • Tartu
  • Pärnu

Primary attractions:

  • Kadriorg Palace & Park
  • Tallinn Town Hall
  • Alexander Nevsky Cathedral

Pass choices: Eurail Global Pass & Eurail Estonia Pass

Finland  - Eurail Countries


Northern Lights come to mind when we think about Finland. But there's more. Blessed with forests and lakes, Finland is a treat in every weather and has many national parks for you to unwind in nature. Make movement in Finland easy with the Eurail Pass. Enjoy winter activities, indulge the child in you at Santa Claus village, and explore the 18th-century sea fortress, Suomenlinna in Helsinki. 

Major cities:

  • Helsinki
  • Tampere
  • Rovaniemi 

Primary attractions:

  • Santa Claus Village
  • Helsinki Cathedral
  • Auttiköngäs

Pass choices: Eurail Global Pass, Eurail Finland Pass & Eurail Scandinavia Pass

France - Eurail Countries


France has always been a top tourist destination and a Eurail Pass will come in handy to travel up and down the country with ease. Parisians take pride in the mighty Eiffel Tower and in being fashion trendsetters. French cuisine and wines are world-famous. The art scene is top-class. Add to this mix, beautiful architecture, historic buildings, museums, and a vibrant countryside and there would still be a lot more to do in this fascinating country.

Major cities:

Primary attractions:

  • Eiffel Tower
  • Notre Dame
  • Versailles Palace

Pass choices: Eurail Global Pass & Eurail France Pass

Germany - Eurail Countries


Germany beckons tourists with a compelling blend of rich history, picturesque landscapes, and vibrant modernity. Explore medieval castles across the country, sample world-class beer, or visit in time for the Oktoberfest in Munich. Use the Eurail Pass to travel throughout the country and take scenic train routes like those over the Black Forest. 

Major cities:

Primary attractions:

  • Neuschwanstein Castle 
  • Berlin TV Tower
  • Miniatur Wunderland

Pass choices: Eurail Global Pass & Eurail Germany Rail Pass

Great Britain - Eurail Countries

Great Britain

A mix of 3 nations - Scotland, England, and Wales, Great Britain has always been a beloved tourist destination. Landmarks such as the Tower of London and Buckingham Palace showcase centuries of history. Birthplace of Shakespeare and the Beatles, it boasts a thriving art and theatre scene. Use the Eurail Pass to go beyond London to the Scottish Highlands and Wales for amazing views and a distinct culture. 

Major cities:

Primary attractions:

  • Westminster Abbey
  • London Eye
  • Edinburgh Castle

Pass choices: Eurail Global Pass

Greece - Eurail Countries


Often referred to as the ‘Cradle of Western Civilisation’, Greece and its capital Athens houses ancient ruins like the Acropolis, and Parthenon and fascinates you with Greek mythology. However, that is not all. Use the Eurail Pass to check out the party resorts of Mykonos, the beaches of Santorini, and the whitewashed houses of Crete. 

Major cities:

Primary attractions:

  • Acropolis 
  • Museum of Byzantine Culture 
  • Red Beach 

Pass choices: Eurail Global Pass, Eurail Greece Pass & Eurail Greek Islands Pass

Budapest - Eurail Countries


Culture, architecture, and beautiful scenery top the list of reasons to visit Hungary. Budapest, studded with beautiful buildings like the Hungarian Parliament Building and the Buda Castle, is dissected by the Danube, offering great views. Soak in the largest medicinal bath in Europe at Széchenyi Bath, head out to Lake Balaton, and move around effortlessly with the Eurail Pass.

Major cities:

Primary attractions:

  • Buda Castle
  • Hungarian Parliament Building
  • Budapest Baths

Pass choices: Eurail Global Pass & Eurail Hungary Pass

Ireland - Eurail Countries


Lush green landscapes and breathtaking views from the rugged seaside cliffs like the Cliffs of Moher are reason enough to visit Ireland. Add to the mix, castles to explore, the friendly nature of its people, and a vibrant culture of traditional music, dance, and pubs, Ireland will be nothing short of a great holiday. Embrace the convenience of the Eurail Pass to roam around and savor the famous Guinness beer along the way. 

Major cities:

Primary attractions:

  • Rock of Cashel
  • Cliffs of Moher
  • The Guinness Storehouse

Pass choices: Eurail Global Pass & Eurail Ireland Pass

Italy - Eurail Countries


Italy guarantees you an amazing holiday with numerous things to do, see and eat. Step back in time at the Colosseum and Pompeii, relish in Italian cuisine from Pizza to Pasta, and go wine tasting in Tuscany. You can also glide along the canals of Venice, glimpse timeless architecture and artistic marvels at Milan and Rome, and catch the sun at the incredible beaches. With diverse experiences across the country, set aside travel concerns with the Eurail Pass. 

Major cities:

Primary attractions:

  • Colosseum
  • Pompeii
  • Duomo Milan

Pass choices: Eurail Global Pass & Eurail Italy Pass

Latvia - Eurail Countries


Dense forests, beautiful beaches, and great architecture await you in Latvia. Travel from the UNESCO-listed Old Town in its capital Riga to other cities like Daugavpils or the port city of Liepaja. Take the path less traveled and enjoy unspoiled nature and a unique cultural experience in this Baltic nation.

Major cities:

  • Riga
  • Daugavpils
  • Liepaja

Primary attractions:

  • Riga Old Town
  • Daugavpils Fortress
  • Jurmala Beach

Pass choices: Eurail Global Pass & Eurail Latvia Pass

Lithuania - Eurail Countries


Lithuania is an interesting Baltic nation to check out with a Eurail Pass. The obvious visits include Vilnius, the charming capital, with its UNESCO-listed Old Town, and Trakai Island Castle. Things can get even more interesting at the Hill of Crosses, Hill of the Witches, and the Devil’s Museum. Discover medieval castles and picturesque landscapes, including the serene Curonian Spit, and relax at the popular resort town of Palanga. 

Major cities:

  • Vilnius
  • Kaunas
  • Klaipeda 

Primary attractions:

  • Vilnius Old Town
  • Trakai Island Castle
  • Curonian Spit National Park

Pass choices: Eurail Global Pass & Eurail Lithuania Pass

Luxembourg - Eurail Countries


Luxembourg is a small European country that promises a serene holiday in the embrace of nature. Numerous castles including the Luxembourg Castle, tunnel series Bock Casemates, and a stroll along the Wenzel Walk will reveal a lot about the country’s history. Venture into the bosom of nature at the Müllerthal Trail and gear up to discover the cities on bikes if you are a cycling enthusiast. 

Major cities:

  • Luxembourg City
  • Esch-sur-Alzette
  • Echternach

Primary attractions:

  • Luxembourg City Old Town 
  • Bock Casemates
  • Echternach Abbey 

Pass choices: Eurail Global Pass & Eurail Benelux Pass

Montenegro - Eurail Countries


Great outdoors, historic towns, and hidden coves and beaches! What more do you need to take a trip to Montenegro? Witness fjord-like scenery and medieval architecture from the waters of the Bay of Kotor, and hike up the Durmitor National Park and Tara River Canyon for dramatic views. Use the Eurail Pass to visit this underrated gem along the Adriatic Sea.

Major cities:

  • Podgorica
  • Kotor
  • Budva

Primary attractions:

  • Ostrog Monastery
  • Kotor Old Town 
  • Mogren Beach 

Pass choices: Eurail Global Pass 

Netherlands - Eurail Countries

The Netherlands

A well-loved tourist destination, the Netherlands takes pride in the iconic tulip fields, picturesque canals, and historic windmills. Explore Amsterdam’s culture, history, and art, at the Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh Museum, and Anne Frank House. Party till dawn at Amsterdam or Rotterdam and try out some exquisite cheese. Soak up some of that Dutch laid-back attitude as you explore the Netherlands with the Eurail Pass.

Major cities:

Primary attractions:

  • Van Gogh Museum
  • Ripley's Believe It or Not Museum
  • Madurodam

Pass choices: Eurail Global Pass & Eurail Benelux Pass

North Macedonia - Eurail Countries

North Macedonia

Ditch the well-trodden path and travel to North Macedonia for a unique and unspoiled time in the company of well-preserved ruins and beautiful scenery.  Enjoy the warm hospitality of the locals, attend festivals, and try out their unique cuisine. Check out the UNESCO-listed city of Ohrid with its serene lake and ancient churches and Skopje, the capital of North Macedonia.

Major cities:

  • Skopje
  • Ohrid
  • Bitola

Primary attractions:

  • Skopje Fortress 
  • Ohrid Old Town 
  • Heraclea Lyncestis

Pass choices: Eurail Global Pass & Eurail North Macedonia Pass

Norway - Eurail Countries


Views, nothing short of epic, will carve an unforgettable holiday memory when in Norway. Chase the Northern Lights, hike the dramatic landscapes of Trolltunga, witness the beauty of Geirangerfjord, and get your adrenaline pumping with outdoor activities like hiking and skiing. Don’t forget to ride along the scenic train routes of Bergen and Flam Railway with your Eurail Pass. 

Major cities:

  • Oslo
  • Bergen
  • Trondheim

Primary attractions:

  • Vigeland Park
  • Vøringsfossen
  • North Cape

Pass choices: Eurail Global Pass, Eurail Norway Pass & Eurail Scandinavia Pass

Poland - Eurail Countries


The history of Poland comes alive at its heritage sites, museums, and old architecture, especially in cities like Warsaw, Krakow, and Gdansk. Take delight in Polish cuisine and head up north for amazing beaches on the Baltic Sea. Be sure to escape the hustle and bustle of the city and check out the pristine forests, the Carpathian mountains, and the Polish countryside. 

Major cities:

Primary attractions:

  • Auschwitz-Birkenau
  • Malbork Castle
  • Wieliczka Salt Mine

Pass choices: Eurail Global Pass & Eurail Poland Pass

Portugal - Eurail Countries


There’s a lot you can do with a Eurail Pass in Portugal which has a vibrant maritime history, splendid architecture, world-famous wines, and stunning landscapes. Explore Lisbon's narrow streets and historic sites, Porto's and Sintra’s picturesque neighborhoods, and sample Douro Valley’s Port Wine. Enjoy the golden beaches of the Algarve, and immerse in the culture while listening to Fado music paired with flavorful Portuguese cuisine.

Major cities:

Primary attractions:

  • Monastery of Jerónimos
  • Peneda-Gerês National Park
  • National Palace of Pena

Pass choices: Eurail Global Pass & Eurail Portugal Pass

Romania - Eurail Countries


You can expect a trip that is culturally enriching when you visit Romania. While Bucharest, the capital, offers a blend of modern and historic charm, Transylvania and its Bran Castle will let you envision a backdrop to the Dracula legends. The Romanian countryside, its folklore, and traditions will take you back in time. So plan your next holiday to Romania and use your Eurail Pass to discover medieval towns and beautiful scenery. 

Major cities:

Primary attractions:

  • Bran Castle
  • Palace of Parliament
  • Salina Turda

Pass choices: Eurail Global Pass & Eurail Romania Pass

Serbia - Eurail Countries


Serbia, largely untouched by commercial tourism, is waiting to be explored. Head to the capital Belgrade for some exciting nightlife and festivals. Then make your way to Serbia’s natural wonders like the meandering waters of Uvac, Đavola Varoš, and Fruška Gora National Park. A scenic ride along Belgrade Bar Railway with the Eurail Pass will leave you inspired. End your trip on a relaxing note at thermal spas like Vrnjačka Banja.  

Major cities:

  • Belgrade
  • Novi Sad
  • Niš

Primary attractions:

  • Kalemegdan Fortress 
  • Petrovaradin Fortress
  • Niš Fortress

Pass choices: Eurail Global Pass & Eurail Serbia Pass

Slovakia - Eurail Countries


Mountainous, charming, and picturesque, Slovakia is bound to surprise you. Explore the historic buildings and museums of Bratislava, Kosice, and Nitra. Don’t forget to witness the breathtaking views of the High Tatras and gulp down some amazing wine and Bryndza cheese at the end of your hike. When traveling the country with the Eurail Pass, keep your eyes peeled outside the window as you are sure to catch sight of castles and ruins. 

Major cities:

  • Bratislava
  • Kosice
  • Banska Bystrica

Primary attractions:

  • Bratislava Castle 
  • St. Elisabeth Cathedral
  • Banska Bystrica Old Town 

Pass choices: Eurail Global Pass & Eurail Slovakia Pass

Slovenia - Eurail Countries


Slovenia is known for the enchanting Lake Bled and the stunning caves of Postojna and the Predjama Castle. Adrenaline junkies need to check out the steep zipline at Planica or the river raft on Soča. The mountains, ideal for hiking, transform into skiing spots during winter. Those seeking to bask in some sea air should head over to Piran and explore its coastal charm. 

Major cities:

  • Ljubljana
  • Bled
  • Maribor

Primary attractions:

  • Soteska Vintgar
  • Predjama Castle
  • Postojna Cave

Pass choices: Eurail Global Pass & Eurail Slovenia Pass

Spain - Eurail Countries


A rail adventure of Spain with the Eurail Pass will be everything you need and more. In Barcelona, witness Gaudí’s magic at the Sagrada Família and Park Guell. Tap into the country’s Morrish past with a visit to the Córdoba’s mosque and Alhambra fortress in Granada. Soak in the Spanish culture by digging into the yummy tapas, or visiting in time for the wild festivals like La Tomatina. Football, art, and party lovers will feel totally at home in the beautiful country. 

Major cities:

Primary attractions:

  • Sagrada Familia
  • Royal Palace Of Madrid
  • Mosque-Cathedral of Córdoba

Pass choices: Eurail Global Pass & Eurail Spain Pass

Sweden - Eurail Countries


Blessed with pristine inland lakes, glacial mountains, several islands, and a dynamic urban scene, a trip to Sweden with the Eurail Pass will leave you refreshed. Stockholm and its medieval town Gamla Stan point to the nation’s heritage. The great Swedish outdoors await you to chase northern lights in Kiruna, and experience the scenic wonders of the Swedish Lapland. 

Major cities:

Primary attractions:

  • Liseberg
  • Stockholm City Hall
  • Vasa Museum

Pass choices: Eurail Global Pass, Eurail Sweden Pass & Eurail Scandinavia Pass

Switzerland - Eurail Countries


Train journeys in Switzerland are nothing short of epic. With the Eurail Pass, you can get on board famous trains like Bernina Express, Glacier Express, Gotthard Panorama Express, and Luzern-Interlaken Express. Gear up for activities like skiing and hiking along the Alps. Check out charming cities like Bern, Zermatt, and Interlaken, travel up mountains on cable cars and funicular railways, and cruise serenely along Lake Geneva. And of course, indulge in Swiss chocolates. 

Major cities:

Primary attractions:

  • Matterhorn
  • Jungfraujoch
  • Rhine Falls

Pass choices: Eurail Global Pass

Turkey - Eurail Countries


Standing at the crossroads of Europe and Asia, Turkey’s cultural legacy is especially evident in Istanbul. Marvel at the beautiful Hagia Sophia and Blue Mosque and go souvenir shopping in the oldest market in the world- Grand Bazaar. You will feel like you are on another planet at Cappadocia, famous for hot-air balloon rides, and at Pamukkale. Unwind in the Turkish Baths and take delight in Turkish cuisine from baklava to kebabs along the way. 

Major cities:

Primary attractions:

  • Hagia Sophia
  • The Blue Mosque
  • Topkapi Palace Museum

Pass choices: Eurail Global Pass & Eurail Turkey Pass

Frequently asked questions

In which countries can I use the Eurail Global Pass?

You can use the Eurail Global Pass in 33 European countries. They are Austria, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Montenegro, Netherlands, North Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey.

Who can purchase the Eurail Pass?

Non-European residents can purchase the Eurail Pass. If you are a resident of Europe, get yourself an Interrail Pass.

Which countries are covered by the Eurail Benelux Pass?

Luxembourg, Belgium, and the Netherlands are the three countries that are covered by the Eurail Benelux Pass.

Can I use Eurail Global Pass for domestic travel within a country?

Yes, Eurail Global Passes are valid for international as well as domestic train journeys.

Can I use the Eurail One-Country Pass for international travel from the pass country?

No, the Eurail One-Country Pass is valid only for domestic travel within the pass country. If you need to travel internationally, get a Eurail Global Pass.

Which islands does the Eurail Greek Islands Pass cover?

You can set sail to the islands of Cyclades, Dodecanese, North & North-East Aegean, Saronic, Crete & the Sporades with the Eurail Greek Islands Pass.

Which countries are covered by the Eurail Scandinavian Pass?

Denmark, Norway, Sweden, and Finland are the countries covered by the Eurail Scandinavian Pass.