Riding the Rail Trail

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Article published by Travel Bulletin, Australia. Author Grace Lech

The Eurail Pass hardly needs an introduction, having earned a reputation as the leader in European rail travel. I’ve sold European journeys to clients for well over a decade, the words Eurail Pass have crossed my lips countless times. But a recent trip to Europe allowed me to experience the rail network first hand once again. Read more

Bergen to Oslo Norway
From Bergen to Oslo.

Norway Scenery (2)
Superb scenery in Norway.

Puttgarden to Malmo onboard
The ICE on board the ship from Denmark to Germany Puttgarden and included on the Eurail Pass.

ICE at HAM Hauptbanhof
Busy Hamburg Hauptbanhof.

Fields of gold
Fields of gold in Europe.

25per cent discount with Jungfraujoch
Jungfrau Railways in Switzerland offer a 25% discount if holding a Pass.

second-class CNL
Seating in Second-class travel on the City Night Line (CNL).

Thayls hi-speed train in France and compulsory reservations are required at all times.

Back in Berlin and the S Bahn is included if the date is marked on your pass.

ICE Germany
The Intercity Express (ICE) one of the fastest trains in Europe.

Viking Cruise Lines
Heading across by ferry from Stockholm Sweden to Helsinki – a discount is given for Eurail Pass holders.

Rovaniemi Lapland Santa Claus Express
Arriving in Lapland Finland with the Santa Claus Express.

Arctic Circle Pspt Stamp
Have your Passport stamped at the Santa Claus Village.

Rovaniemi Station
Departing from Rovaniemi to Helsinki – there was only one and half hours of daylight each day during mid December.