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  • February 26, 2019 17:52
    Jeff
    Changed reply in topic of One day trips to France & Belgium from London by Jeff to If you'll be staying in <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/paris" rel="nofollow">Paris</a> for multiple days and plan on using the Métro and RER to get around the city, you may also want to consider purchasing either the '<a href="https://www.raileurope.com/activities/activity?code=2036PARIS&amp;destId=479&amp;catId=" rel="nofollow">Paris Pass</a>' or the '<a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/paris-visite-pass-8339" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/pass/paris-visite-pass-8339">Paris Visite Pass</a>'.<br /><br />The '<a href="https://www.raileurope.com/activities/activity?code=2036PARIS&amp;destId=479&amp;catId=" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/activities/activity?code=2036PARIS&amp;destId=479&amp;catId=">Paris Pass</a>' covers entry to over 60 top attractions, as well as public transportation on the Métro, RER, and buses in central Paris. You would purchase the '<a href="https://www.raileurope.com/activities/activity?code=2036PARIS&amp;destId=479&amp;catId=" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/activities/activity?code=2036PARIS&amp;destId=479&amp;catId=">Paris Pass</a>' here: <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/activities/activity?code=2036PARIS&amp;destId=479&amp;catId" rel="nofollow" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/activities/activity?code=2036PARIS&amp;destId=479&amp;catId">http://www.raileurope.com/activities/activity?code=2036PARIS&amp;destId=479&amp;catId</a>=<br /><br />The '<a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/paris-visite-pass-8339" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/pass/paris-visite-pass-8339">Paris Visite Pass</a>' just covers local transportation in <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/paris" rel="nofollow">Paris</a>, which includes the Métro and RER networks, as well as city buses. You would purchase the '<a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/paris-visite-pass-8339" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/pass/paris-visite-pass-8339">Paris Visite Pass</a>' here: <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/pass/paris-visite-pass-8339" rel="nofollow" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/pass/paris-visite-pass-8339">http://www.raileurope.com/pass/paris-visite-pass-8339</a><br /><br />There is also the 'Paris Museum Pass', which does not cover any transportation, but it does cover entry to 50 museums and historic sites around <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/paris" rel="nofollow">Paris</a>. You would purchase the 'Paris Museum Pass' here: <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/activities/activity?code=30310P1&amp;destId=479&amp;catId=8" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/activities/activity?code=30310P1&amp;destId=479&amp;catId=8">https://www.raileurope.com/activities/activity?code=30310P1&amp;destId=479&amp;catId=8</a><br /><br />Various other city passes and tours for <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/paris" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/city/paris">Paris</a> can be found here: <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/activities/?countries=France&amp;cities=cities-479" rel="nofollow" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/activities/?countries=France&amp;cities=cities-479">http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/activities/?countries=France&amp;cities=cities-479</a>.
  • February 26, 2019 17:49
    Jeff
    Changed reply in topic of One day trips to France & Belgium from London by Jeff to If you'll be staying in <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/london" rel="nofollow">London</a> for multiple days and you'll be using public transit to get around, you'd want to consider purchasing either the '<a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/london-travel-card-8327" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/pass/london-travel-card-8327">London Travel Card</a>' or the '<a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/visitor-oyster-card-8331" rel="nofollow">Visitor Oyster Card</a>', both of which would cover public transit networks in the city, including the Tube, London Overground, and city buses.<br /><br />To purchase the '<a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/london-travel-card-8327" rel="nofollow">London Travel Card</a>' you would click here: <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/pass/london-travel-card-8327" rel="nofollow" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/pass/london-travel-card-8327">http://www.raileurope.com/pass/london-travel-card-8327</a><br /><br />To purchase the '<a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/visitor-oyster-card-8331" rel="nofollow">Visitor Oyster Card</a>' you would click here: <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/pass/visitor-oyster-card-8331" rel="nofollow" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/pass/visitor-oyster-card-8331">http://www.raileurope.com/pass/visitor-oyster-card-8331</a><br /><br />To browse other city passes for a stay in <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/london" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/city/london">London</a>, you would click here: <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/activities/?countries=England&amp;cities=cities-737" rel="nofollow" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/activities/?countries=England&amp;cities=cities-737">http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/activities/?countries=England&amp;cities=cities-737</a>.
  • February 26, 2019 17:47
    Jeff
    Changed reply in topic of One day trips to France & Belgium from London by Jeff to Hi Sreeja,<br /><br />For the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/eurail-global-pass-5880" rel="nofollow">Eurail Global Pass</a>, you would click here: <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/eurail-global-pass-5880" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/pass/eurail-global-pass-5880">https://www.raileurope.com/pass/eurail-global-pass-5880</a>.<br /><br />The current promotion on the Eurail Global Pass offers 1st class for 2nd prices. To receive the promotion, you would have to place your order before February 28th and your travel must be completed by May 15th.<br /><br />It is true that the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/eurail-global-pass-5880" rel="nofollow">Eurail Global Pass</a> would be free for children 8 and 11 years of age. By indicating their ages when you input the traveler information for your party, they would receive the pass for free.<br /><br />Even though their <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/eurail-global-pass-5880" rel="nofollow">Eurail Global Pass</a> would be free for your children, they would still need to have reservations on <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train/eurostar-7514" rel="nofollow">Eurostar</a> and <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train/thalys-7536" rel="nofollow">Thalys</a> trains for which there is a charge. From your question, I'm not exactly clear on what your specific plans are, but <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train/eurostar-7514" rel="nofollow">Eurostar</a> and <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train/thalys-7536" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/train/thalys-7536">Thalys</a> trains do require reservations as a supplement to a rail pass (even for the children). The <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train/eurostar-7514" rel="nofollow">Eurostar</a> connects <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/london" rel="nofollow">London</a> with either <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/paris" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/city/paris">Paris</a> or <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/brussels" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/city/brussels">Brussels</a>. <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train/thalys-7536" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/train/thalys-7536">Thalys</a> trains connect <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/paris" rel="nofollow">Paris</a> and <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/brussels" rel="nofollow">Brussels</a>.<br /><br />For travel with a rail pass, you would purchase reservations by searching a route on our homepage (<a href="http://www.raileurope.com" rel="nofollow" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com">www.raileurope.com</a>), checking the box that says ‘I have a rail pass’, and then indicating the type of rail pass with which you'll be traveling (i.e. a ‘Eurail Global Pass’).<br /><br />Passholder reservations on these trains can sell out very quickly, so it is recommended that the reservations be purchased as soon as possible. Otherwise, if they're sold out, you would not be able to make the trip..
  • February 26, 2019 17:43
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  • February 25, 2019 18:21
    Jeff
    Changed reply in topic of Swiss Half tax for Bernina Express from Chur to Tirano? by Jeff to Hi Kortney,<br /><br />The <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/swiss-half-fare-card-8025" rel="nofollow">Swiss Half Fare Card</a> is valid on the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train/bernina-express-7545" rel="nofollow">Bernina Express</a> from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/chur" rel="nofollow">Chur</a> to <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/tirano" rel="nofollow">Tirano</a> even though it ends in <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/destinations/country-guides/article/italy" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/destinations/country-guides/article/italy">Italy</a>. The actual half-priced tickets (to go along with the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/swiss-half-fare-card-8025" rel="nofollow">Swiss Half Fare Card</a>) are not available to be purchased through our website, but they can be purchased by calling us. We can be reached at 1-800-622-8600. Our current hours are 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM CT Monday to Friday.<br /><br />For the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/swiss-half-fare-card-8025" rel="nofollow">Swiss Half Fare Card</a> itself, you would click here: <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/swiss-half-fare-card-8025" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/pass/swiss-half-fare-card-8025">https://www.raileurope.com/pass/swiss-half-fare-card-8025</a>..
  • February 25, 2019 17:17
    Jeff
    Changed title of Questions for France/Switzerland pass by Patti Murr to Can Eurail Pass be used for Paris CDG-Paris, Paris-Lyon, Lyon-Zurich, Zurich-Bern, Bern-Zermatt, & Zermatt-Zurich?.
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  • February 25, 2019 17:16
    Jeff
    Changed reply in topic of Can Eurail Pass be used for Paris CDG-Paris, Paris-Lyon, Lyon-Zurich, Zurich-Bern, Bern-Zermatt, & Zermatt-Zurich? by Jeff to For time spent in <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/lyon" rel="nofollow">Lyon</a>, you can shop various city passes, activities and tours offered by clicking here: <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/activities/?countries=51&amp;cities=cities-829" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/activities/?countries=51&amp;cities=cities-829">https://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/activities/?countries=51&amp;cities=cities-829</a><br /><br />For time in <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/zurich" rel="nofollow">Zurich</a>, you can shop city passes, activities and tours here: <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/activities/?countries=undefined&amp;cities=cities-577" rel="nofollow">http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/activities/?countries=undefined&amp;cities=cities-577</a>..
  • February 25, 2019 17:12
    Jeff
    Changed reply in topic of Can Eurail Pass be used for Paris CDG-Paris, Paris-Lyon, Lyon-Zurich, Zurich-Bern, Bern-Zermatt, & Zermatt-Zurich? by Jeff to While in <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/zermatt" rel="nofollow">Zermatt</a>, one of the main draws is the observation deck at Gornergrat, which will give you spectacular views of the Matterhorn. To reach Gornergrat, you would take the Gornergratbahn cogwheel. The Gornergratbahn is not covered by Eurail Passes. To be covered on the Gornergratbahn you would purchase the 'Mountain Tops: Gornergrat Zermatt to Gornergrat Full Fare Ticket' option (Low season, Mid-season, or High-season depending on when you'll be taking the trip) of the pass for '<a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/mount-gornergrat" rel="nofollow">Mount Gornergrat</a>' here: <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/pass/mount-gornergrat" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/pass/mount-gornergrat">http://www.raileurope.com/pass/mount-...</a>.<br /><br />Also highly recommended are the gondola and cable cars up to Klein Matterhorn/Glacier Paradise. To be covered on the journey from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/zermatt" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/city/zermatt">Zermatt</a> up to Klein Matterhorn (gondola from Zermatt to Furi, cable car from Furi to Trockener Steg, and then the highest cable car in Europe from Trockener Steg to Klein Matterhorn), you would purchase the ‘Mountain Tops: Matterhorn Glacier Paradise Zermatt to Matterhorn Glacier Paradise Full Fare’ option (Low season, Mid-season, or High-season depending on when you'll be taking the trip) of the pass for ‘<a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/matterhorn-glacier-paradise-8319" rel="nofollow">Matterhorn Glacier Paradise</a>’ here: <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/pass/matterhorn-glacier-paradise-8319" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/pass/matterhorn-glacier-paradise-8319">http://www.raileurope.com/pass/matter...</a>. This pass also includes entrance through the ice tunnel to the Glacier Palace and access to the viewing platform for more views of the Matterhorn and surrounding Alps..
  • February 25, 2019 17:10
    Jeff
    Changed reply in topic of Can Eurail Pass be used for Paris CDG-Paris, Paris-Lyon, Lyon-Zurich, Zurich-Bern, Bern-Zermatt, & Zermatt-Zurich? by Jeff to Hi Patti,<br /><br />The <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/eurail-global-pass-5880" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Eurail Global Pass</a> is valid on all the routes you mentioned, except for the local commuter trains from the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/place/paris-charles-de-gaulle-airport-5748" rel="nofollow">Paris CDG Airport</a> into the city of <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/paris" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Paris</a>.<br /><br />The objective of a rail pass is to cover the ticket costs for trains running ‘inter-city’ (between different cities) within the country or countries included on the pass. So, rail passes cover 'city -to-city' trains operated by the national rail network(s) of the included country or countries. When applicable, reservations are a supplementary cost to a rail pass. Reservations are required on most high-speed trains, many international routes, and all overnight trains.<br /><br />For travel with a rail pass, you would purchase reservations by searching a route on our homepage (<a href="http://www.raileurope.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link http//wwwraileuropecom">www.raileurope.com</a>), checking the box that says ‘I have a rail pass’, and then indicating the type of rail pass with which you'll be traveling (i.e. a ‘Eurail Global Pass’).<br /><br />For the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/eurail-global-pass-5880" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Eurail Global Pass</a> itself, you would click here: <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/eurail-global-pass-5880" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/pass/eurail-global-pass-5880">https://www.raileurope.com/pass/eurail-global-pass-5880</a>.<br /><br /><b><u>Paris CDG Airport to Paris</u></b><br /><br />To commute from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/place/paris-charles-de-gaulle-airport-5748" rel="nofollow">Paris CDG</a> to the city of <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/paris" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Paris</a>, you would take Line B of Paris's commuter rail network called the RER. The RER departs out of terminal 2 every 7-15 minutes throughout the day and the ride to the city takes about 35-45 minutes, making stops at stations that include <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/place/paris-gare-du-nord" rel="nofollow">Nord</a>, Châtelet Les Halles, St. Michel, Luxembourg, Port Royal, and Denfert Rochereau.<br /><br />To be covered on this line of the RER, as well as the RER and Métro in the city of <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/paris" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Paris</a>, you could purchase the 'Zones 1-5' option of a pass called the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/paris-visite-pass-8339" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/pass/paris-visite-pass-8339">Paris Visite</a>. For the '<a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/paris-visite-pass-8339" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Paris Visite</a>', you would click here: <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/pass/paris-visite-pass-8339" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link http//wwwraileuropecom/pass/paris-visite-pass-8339">http://www.raileurope.com/pass/paris-visite-pass-8339</a>.<br /><br />Otherwise, you would just pay to ride the RER locally at the turnstiles before boarding.<br /><br /><b><u>Paris to Lyon with a Eurail Global Pass</u></b><br /><br />To get from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/paris" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Paris</a> to <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/lyon" rel="nofollow">Lyon</a>, you would take a high-speed <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train/tgv-7537" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">TGV</a> train. The <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train/tgv-7537" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">TGV</a> does require reservations as a supplement to a rail pass.<br /><br />To purchase reservations from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/journeys/article/paris-lyon" rel="nofollow">Paris to Lyon</a>, you would do a search for the route on our homepage (<a href="http://www.raileurope.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com">www.raileurope.com</a>), check the box that says ‘I have a rail pass’, and then indicate that you'll be traveling with the ‘Eurail Global Pass’. Generally, these trains can only be reserved within 90 days of an intended departure date. Since your intended travel falls outside of this time frame, you would use an earlier date (within the next 90 days from now) just to get an idea of the passholder reservation costs and schedules in the meantime.<br /><br /><b><u>Lyon to Zurich with a Eurail Global Pass</u></b><br /><br />Connections from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/lyon" rel="nofollow">Lyon</a> to <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/zurich" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/city/zurich">Zurich</a> take just under 5 hours in duration and involve changing trains once in <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/geneva" rel="nofollow">Geneva</a> along the way.<br /><br />Trains from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/lyon" rel="nofollow">Lyon</a> to <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/geneva" rel="nofollow">Geneva</a> are regional <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train/ter-7551" rel="nofollow">TER</a> trains, which do not accept reservations. Therefore, the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/eurail-global-pass-5880" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/pass/eurail-global-pass-5880">Eurail Global Pass</a> is all you would need to board.<br /><br />On trains from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/geneva" rel="nofollow">Geneva</a> to <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/zurich" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/city/zurich">Zurich</a>, reservations are not necessary at all. Therefore, the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/eurail-global-pass-5880" rel="nofollow">Eurail Global Pass</a> is again all you would need to board.<br /><br />For planning purposes, you can still use the route search feature on our homepage just to view schedules for these trains. To do so for this route, you would just break up the search in <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/geneva" rel="nofollow">Geneva</a>. Therefore, you would do one search from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/journeys/article/lyon-geneva" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/journeys/article/lyon-geneva">Lyon to Geneva</a> and then another search for connecting trains from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/journeys/article/geneva-zurich" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/journeys/article/geneva-zurich">Geneva to Zurich</a>. Also, when checking schedules for unreserved trains, you would leave the 'I have a rail pass' button unchecked.<br /><br /><b><u>Zurich to Bern with a Eurail Global Pass</u></b><br /><br />From <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/zurich" rel="nofollow">Zurich</a> to <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/bern" rel="nofollow">Bern</a>, you would take a direct train. On trains from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/journeys/article/zurich-bern" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/journeys/article/zurich-bern">Zurich to Bern</a>, reservations are not necessary at all, so the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/eurail-global-pass-5880" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/pass/eurail-global-pass-5880">Eurail Global Pass</a> is all you would need to board. You can still use the route search feature on our homepage just to view schedules for your reference. When checking schedules for unreserved trains, remember to leave the 'I have a rail pass' button unchecked.<br /><br /><b><u>Bern to Zermatt with a Eurail Global Pass</u></b><br /><br />Connections from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/bern" rel="nofollow">Bern</a> to <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/zermatt" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/city/zermatt">Zermatt</a> take just over 2 hours in duration and involve changing trains once in Visp along the way. Trains from Visp to Zermatt follow along part of the famed <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train/glacier-express-7528" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Glacier Express</a> scenic line.<br /><br />Reservations are still not necessary (or even accepted), so the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/eurail-global-pass-5880" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/pass/eurail-global-pass-5880">Eurail Global Pass</a> is again all you would need to board. For planning purposes, you can use the route search feature on our homepage to view schedules for these trains. When checking schedules for unreserved trains, remember to leave the 'I have a rail pass' button unchecked.<br /><br /><b><u>Zermatt to Zurich with a Eurail Global Pass</u></b><br /><br />The fastest and most feasible connections from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/zermatt" rel="nofollow">Zermatt</a> to <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/zurich" rel="nofollow">Zurich</a> take just under 3.5 hours in duration and involve changing trains once in Visp along the way.<br /><br />Reservations are still not necessary (or even accepted), so the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/eurail-global-pass-5880" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/pass/eurail-global-pass-5880">Eurail Global Pass</a> is again all you would need to board. For planning purposes, you can use the route search feature on our homepage to view schedules for these trains. When checking schedules for unreserved trains, remember to leave the 'I have a rail pass' button unchecked.<br /><br /><b><u>Zermatt to Zurich with a Eurail Global Pass&nbsp;(alternate scenic option)</u></b><br /><br />If you have the time and you want to experience more of the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train/glacier-express-7528" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/train/glacier-express-7528">Glacier Express</a> scenic route, then you would continue on past Visp to Andermatt. This option would have you connecting to another scenic line known as the Gotthard route, which you would follow for part of the way up toward Zurich.<br /><br />In its entirety, this connection would take about 6 to 6.5 hours in duration and involves 4 train changes along the way; once in Andermatt, once in Goeschenen, once in Erstfeld, and then once in Arth Goldau.<br /><br />With this option, the direct train from Zermatt to Andermatt on the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train/glacier-express-7528" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/train/glacier-express-7528">Glacier Express</a> would require reservations as a supplement to the rail pass. Reservations on the Glacier Express from Zermatt to Andermatt are only able to be booked within 90 days of an intended departure date; however, these are currently not able to be booked on our website (even for dates within the next 90 days). Instead, you would have to call us at 1-800-622-8600 to inquire about this train and purchase the reservations.<br /><br />On the remaining trains, reservations are not accepted, so the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/eurail-global-pass-5880" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/pass/eurail-global-pass-5880">Eurail Global Pass</a> is all you would need to board. The part of this journey from Goeschenen to a little past Ertfeld represents a segment of the Gotthard scenic route.<br /><br />Schedules for the segments from Andermatt to Goeschenen and Arth Goldau to Zurich are able to be viewed using the route search feature on our homepage and leaving the 'I have a rail pass' button unchecked.<br /><br />However, trains from Goeschenen to Erstfeld and Erstfeld to Arth Goldau are not able to be viewed on our website. For your reference, trains from Goeschenen to Erstfeld depart hourly throughout the day and the ride only takes about 26 minutes, while trains from Erstfeld to Arth Goldau depart every 30 minutes throughout the day and the ride only takes about 31-32 minutes..
  • February 25, 2019 17:01
    Jeff
    Changed reply in topic of Can Eurail Pass be used for Paris CDG-Paris, Paris-Lyon, Lyon-Zurich, Zurich-Bern, Bern-Zermatt, & Zermatt-Zurich? by Jeff to If you'll be staying in <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/paris" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Paris</a> for multiple days and plan on using the Métro and RER to get around the city, you may also want to consider purchasing either the '<a href="https://www.raileurope.com/activities/activity?code=2036PARIS&amp;destId=479&amp;catId=" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Paris Pass</a>' or the '<a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/paris-visite-pass-8339" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/pass/paris-visite-pass-8339">Paris Visite</a>'.<br /><br />The '<a href="https://www.raileurope.com/activities/activity?code=2036PARIS&amp;destId=479&amp;catId=" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Paris Pass</a>' covers entry to over 60 top attractions, as well as public transportation on the Métro, RER, and buses in central <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/paris" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/city/paris">Paris</a>. You would purchase the '<a href="https://www.raileurope.com/activities/activity?code=2036PARIS&amp;destId=479&amp;catId=" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Paris Pass</a>' here: <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/activities/activity?code=2036PARIS&amp;destId=479&amp;catId" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link http//wwwraileuropecom/activities/activitycode2036PARISdestId479catId">http://www.raileurope.com/activities/activity?code=2036PARIS&amp;destId=479&amp;catId</a>=<br /><br />The '<a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/paris-visite-pass-8339" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/pass/paris-visite-pass-8339">Paris Visite</a>' just covers local transportation in <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/paris" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/city/paris">Paris</a>, which includes the Métro and RER networks, as well as city buses. You would purchase the '<a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/paris-visite-pass-8339" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Paris Visite</a>' here: <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/pass/paris-visite-pass-8339" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link http//wwwraileuropecom/pass/paris-visite-pass-8339">http://www.raileurope.com/pass/paris-visite-pass-8339</a>. The zones 1-5 option of the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/paris-visite-pass-8339" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/pass/paris-visite-pass-8339">Paris Visite</a> covers the RER trains between <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/place/paris-charles-de-gaulle-airport-5748" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Paris CDG</a> and the city of <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/paris" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Paris</a>.<br /><br />There is also the '<a href="https://www.raileurope.com/activities/activity?code=30310P1&amp;destId=479&amp;catId=8" rel="nofollow">Paris Museum Pass</a>', which does not cover any transportation, but it does cover entry to 50 museums and historic sites around <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/paris" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Paris</a>. You would purchase the '<a href="https://www.raileurope.com/activities/activity?code=30310P1&amp;destId=479&amp;catId=8" rel="nofollow">Paris Museum Pass</a>' here: <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/activities/activity?code=30310P1&amp;destId=479&amp;catId=8" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/activities/activitycode30310P1destId479catId8">https://www.raileurope.com/activities/activity?code=30310P1&amp;destId=479&amp;catId=8</a><br /><br />Various other city passes and tours for <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/paris" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Paris</a> can be found here: <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/activities/?countries=France&amp;cities=cities-479" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link http//wwwraileuropecom/train-tickets/activities/countriesFrancecitiescities-479">http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/activities/?countries=France&amp;cities=cities-479</a>.
  • February 25, 2019 17:00
    Jeff
    Changed reply in topic of Can Eurail Pass be used for Paris CDG-Paris, Paris-Lyon, Lyon-Zurich, Zurich-Bern, Bern-Zermatt, & Zermatt-Zurich? by Jeff to If you'll be staying in <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/paris" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Paris</a> for multiple days and plan on using the Métro and RER to get around the city, you may also want to consider purchasing either the '<a href="https://www.raileurope.com/activities/activity?code=2036PARIS&amp;destId=479&amp;catId=" rel="nofollow">Paris Pass</a>' or the '<a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/paris-visite-pass-8339" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/pass/paris-visite-pass-8339">Paris Visite</a>'.<br /><br />The '<a href="https://www.raileurope.com/activities/activity?code=2036PARIS&amp;destId=479&amp;catId=" rel="nofollow">Paris Pass</a>' covers entry to over 60 top attractions, as well as public transportation on the Métro, RER, and buses in central <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/paris" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/city/paris">Paris</a>. You would purchase the '<a href="https://www.raileurope.com/activities/activity?code=2036PARIS&amp;destId=479&amp;catId=" rel="nofollow">Paris Pass</a>' here: <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/activities/activity?code=2036PARIS&amp;destId=479&amp;catId" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link http//wwwraileuropecom/activities/activitycode2036PARISdestId479catId">http://www.raileurope.com/activities/activity?code=2036PARIS&amp;destId=479&amp;catId</a>=<br /><br />The '<a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/paris-visite-pass-8339" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/pass/paris-visite-pass-8339">Paris Visite</a>' just covers local transportation in <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/paris" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/city/paris">Paris</a>, which includes the Métro and RER networks, as well as city buses. You would purchase the '<a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/paris-visite-pass-8339" rel="nofollow">Paris Visite</a>' here: <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/pass/paris-visite-pass-8339" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link http//wwwraileuropecom/pass/paris-visite-pass-8339">http://www.raileurope.com/pass/paris-visite-pass-8339</a>. The zones 1-5 option of the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/paris-visite-pass-8339" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/pass/paris-visite-pass-8339">Paris Visite</a> covers the RER trains between <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/place/paris-charles-de-gaulle-airport-5748" rel="nofollow">Paris CDG</a> and the city of <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/paris" rel="nofollow">Paris</a>.<br /><br />There is also the 'Paris Museum Pass', which does not cover any transportation, but it does cover entry to 50 museums and historic sites around <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/paris" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Paris</a>. You would purchase the 'Paris Museum Pass' here: <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/activities/activity?code=30310P1&amp;destId=479&amp;catId=8" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/activities/activitycode30310P1destId479catId8">https://www.raileurope.com/activities/activity?code=30310P1&amp;destId=479&amp;catId=8</a><br /><br />Various other city passes and tours for <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/paris" rel="nofollow">Paris</a> can be found here: <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/activities/?countries=France&amp;cities=cities-479" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/activities/?countries=France&amp;cities=cities-479">http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/activities/?countries=France&amp;cities=cities-479</a>.
  • February 25, 2019 16:58
    Jeff
    Changed reply in topic of Can Eurail Pass be used for Paris CDG-Paris, Paris-Lyon, Lyon-Zurich, Zurich-Bern, Bern-Zermatt, & Zermatt-Zurich? by Jeff to Hi Patti,<br /><br />The <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/eurail-global-pass-5880" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Eurail Global Pass</a> is valid on all the routes you mentioned, except for the local commuter trains from the Paris CDG Airport into the city of <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/paris" rel="nofollow">Paris</a>.<br /><br />The objective of a rail pass is to cover the ticket costs for trains running ‘inter-city’ (between different cities) within the country or countries included on the pass. So, rail passes cover 'city -to-city' trains operated by the national rail network(s) of the included country or countries. When applicable, reservations are a supplementary cost to a rail pass. Reservations are required on most high-speed trains, many international routes, and all overnight trains.<br /><br />For travel with a rail pass, you would purchase reservations by searching a route on our homepage (<a href="http://www.raileurope.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link http//wwwraileuropecom">www.raileurope.com</a>), checking the box that says ‘I have a rail pass’, and then indicating the type of rail pass with which you'll be traveling (i.e. a ‘Eurail Global Pass’).<br /><br />For the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/eurail-global-pass-5880" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Eurail Global Pass</a> itself, you would click here: <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/eurail-global-pass-5880" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/pass/eurail-global-pass-5880">https://www.raileurope.com/pass/eurail-global-pass-5880</a>.<br /><br /><b><u>Paris CDG Airport to Paris</u></b><br /><br />To commute from Paris CDG to the city of <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/paris" rel="nofollow">Paris</a>, you would take Line B of Paris's commuter rail network called the RER. The RER departs out of terminal 2 every 7-15 minutes throughout the day and the ride to the city takes about 35-45 minutes, making stops at stations that include Nord, Châtelet Les Halles, St. Michel, Luxembourg, Port Royal, and Denfert Rochereau.<br /><br />To be covered on this line of the RER, as well as the RER and Métro in the city of <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/paris" rel="nofollow">Paris</a>, you could purchase the 'Zones 1-5' option of a pass called the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/paris-visite-pass-8339" rel="nofollow">Paris Visite</a>. For the '<a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/paris-visite-pass-8339" rel="nofollow">Paris Visite</a>', you would click here: <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/pass/paris-visite-pass-8339" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link http//wwwraileuropecom/pass/paris-visite-pass-8339">http://www.raileurope.com/pass/paris-visite-pass-8339</a>.<br /><br />Otherwise, you would just pay to ride the RER locally at the turnstiles before boarding.<br /><br /><b><u>Paris to Lyon with a Eurail Global Pass</u></b><br /><br />To get from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/paris" rel="nofollow">Paris</a> to Lyon, you would take a high-speed <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train/tgv-7537" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">TGV</a> train. The <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train/tgv-7537" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">TGV</a> does require reservations as a supplement to a rail pass.<br /><br />To purchase reservations from Paris to Lyon, you would do a search for the route on our homepage (<a href="http://www.raileurope.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">www.raileurope.com</a>), check the box that says ‘I have a rail pass’, and then indicate that you'll be traveling with the ‘Eurail Global Pass’. Generally, these trains can only be reserved within 90 days of an intended departure date. Since your intended travel falls outside of this time frame, you would use an earlier date (within the next 90 days from now) just to get an idea of the passholder reservation costs and schedules in the meantime.<br /><br /><b><u>Lyon to Zurich with a Eurail Global Pass</u></b><br /><br />Connections from Lyon to Zurich take just under 5 hours in duration and involve changing trains once in Geneva along the way.<br /><br />Trains from Lyon to Geneva are regional TER trains, which do not accept reservations. Therefore, the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/eurail-global-pass-5880" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Eurail Global Pass</a> is all you would need to board.<br /><br />On trains from Geneva to Zurich, reservations are not necessary at all. Therefore, the Eurail Global Pass is again all you would need to board.<br /><br />For planning purposes, you can still use the route search feature on our homepage just to view schedules for these trains. To do so for this route, you would just break up the search in Geneva. Therefore, you would do one search from Lyon to Geneva and then another search for connecting trains from Geneva to Zurich. Also, when checking schedules for unreserved trains, you would leave the 'I have a rail pass' button unchecked.<br /><br /><b><u>Zurich to Bern with a Eurail Global Pass</u></b><br /><br />From Zurich to Bern, you would take a direct train. On trains from Zurich to Bern, reservations are not necessary at all, so the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/eurail-global-pass-5880" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Eurail Global Pass</a> is all you would need to board. You can still use the route search feature on our homepage just to view schedules for your reference. When checking schedules for unreserved trains, remember to leave the 'I have a rail pass' button unchecked.<br /><br /><b><u>Bern to Zermatt with a Eurail Global Pass</u></b><br /><br />Connections from Bern to Zermatt take just over 2 hours in duration and involve changing trains once in Visp along the way. Trains from Visp to Zermatt follow along part of the famed <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train/glacier-express-7528" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Glacier Express</a> scenic line.<br /><br />Reservations are still not necessary (or even accepted), so the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/eurail-global-pass-5880" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Eurail Global Pass</a> is again all you would need to board. For planning purposes, you can use the route search feature on our homepage to view schedules for these trains. When checking schedules for unreserved trains, remember to leave the 'I have a rail pass' button unchecked.<br /><br /><b><u>Zermatt to Zurich with a Eurail Global Pass</u></b><br /><br />The fastest and most feasible connections from Zermatt to Zurich take just under 3.5 hours in duration and involve changing trains once in Visp along the way.<br /><br />Reservations are still not necessary (or even accepted), so the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/eurail-global-pass-5880" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/pass/eurail-global-pass-5880">Eurail Global Pass</a> is again all you would need to board. For planning purposes, you can use the route search feature on our homepage to view schedules for these trains. When checking schedules for unreserved trains, remember to leave the 'I have a rail pass' button unchecked.<br /><br /><b><u>Zermatt to Zurich with a Eurail Global Pass&nbsp;(alternate scenic option)</u></b><br /><br />If you have the time and you want to experience more of the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train/glacier-express-7528" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/train/glacier-express-7528">Glacier Express</a> scenic route, then you would continue on past Visp to Andermatt. This option would have you connecting to another scenic line known as the Gotthard route, which you would follow for part of the way up toward Zurich.<br /><br />In its entirety, this connection would take about 6 to 6.5 hours in duration and involves 4 train changes along the way; once in Andermatt, once in Goeschenen, once in Erstfeld, and then once in Arth Goldau.<br /><br />With this option, the direct train from Zermatt to Andermatt on the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train/glacier-express-7528" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/train/glacier-express-7528">Glacier Express</a> would require reservations as a supplement to the rail pass. Reservations on the Glacier Express from Zermatt to Andermatt are only able to be booked within 90 days of an intended departure date; however, these are currently not able to be booked on our website (even for dates within the next 90 days). Instead, you would have to call us at 1-800-622-8600 to inquire about this train and purchase the reservations.<br /><br />On the remaining trains, reservations are not accepted, so the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/eurail-global-pass-5880" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Eurail Global Pass</a> is all you would need to board. The part of this journey from Goeschenen to a little past Ertfeld represents a segment of the Gotthard scenic route.<br /><br />Schedules for the segments from Andermatt to Goeschenen and Arth Goldau to Zurich are able to be viewed using the route search feature on our homepage and leaving the 'I have a rail pass' button unchecked.<br /><br />However, trains from Goeschenen to Erstfeld and Erstfeld to Arth Goldau are not able to be viewed on our website. For your reference, trains from Goeschenen to Erstfeld depart hourly throughout the day and the ride only takes about 26 minutes, while trains from Erstfeld to Arth Goldau depart every 30 minutes throughout the day and the ride only takes about 31-32 minutes..
  • February 25, 2019 16:56
    Jeff
    Changed reply in topic of Can Eurail Pass be used for Paris CDG-Paris, Paris-Lyon, Lyon-Zurich, Zurich-Bern, Bern-Zermatt, & Zermatt-Zurich? by Jeff to If you'll be staying in <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/paris" rel="nofollow">Paris</a> for multiple days and plan on using the Métro and RER to get around the city, you may also want to consider purchasing either the 'Paris Pass' or the 'Paris Visite'.<br /><br />The 'Paris Pass' covers entry to over 60 top attractions, as well as public transportation on the Métro, RER, and buses in central <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/paris" rel="nofollow">Paris</a>. You would purchase the 'Paris Pass' here: <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/activities/activity?code=2036PARIS&amp;destId=479&amp;catId" rel="nofollow" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/activities/activity?code=2036PARIS&amp;destId=479&amp;catId">http://www.raileurope.com/activities/activity?code=2036PARIS&amp;destId=479&amp;catId</a>=<br /><br />The 'Paris Visite' just covers local transportation in <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/paris" rel="nofollow">Paris</a>, which includes the Métro and RER networks, as well as city buses. You would purchase the 'Paris Visite' here: <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/pass/paris-visite-pass-8339" rel="nofollow" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/pass/paris-visite-pass-8339">http://www.raileurope.com/pass/paris-visite-pass-8339</a><br /><br />There is also the 'Paris Museum Pass', which does not cover any transportation, but it does cover entry to 50 museums and historic sites around <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/paris" rel="nofollow">Paris</a>. You would purchase the 'Paris Museum Pass' here: <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/activities/activity?code=30310P1&amp;destId=479&amp;catId=8" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/activities/activity?code=30310P1&amp;destId=479&amp;catId=8">https://www.raileurope.com/activities/activity?code=30310P1&amp;destId=479&amp;catId=8</a><br /><br />Various other city passes and tours for Paris can be found here: <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/activities/?countries=France&amp;cities=cities-479" rel="nofollow">http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/activities/?countries=France&amp;cities=cities-479</a>.
  • February 25, 2019 16:54
    Jeff
    Changed reply in topic of Can Eurail Pass be used for Paris CDG-Paris, Paris-Lyon, Lyon-Zurich, Zurich-Bern, Bern-Zermatt, & Zermatt-Zurich? by Jeff to While in Zermatt, one of the main draws is the observation deck at Gornergrat, which will give you spectacular views of the Matterhorn. To reach Gornergrat, you would take the Gornergratbahn cogwheel. The Gornergratbahn is not covered by Eurail Passes. To be covered on the Gornergratbahn you would purchase the 'Mountain Tops: Gornergrat Zermatt to Gornergrat Full Fare Ticket' option (Low season, Mid-season, or High-season depending on when you'll be taking the trip) of the pass for 'Mount Gornergrat' here: <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/pass/mount-gornergrat" rel="nofollow">http://www.raileurope.com/pass/mount-...</a>.<br /><br />Also highly recommended are the gondola and cable cars up to Klein Matterhorn/Glacier Paradise. To be covered on the journey from Zermatt up to Klein Matterhorn (gondola from Zermatt to Furi, cable car from Furi to Trockener Steg, and then the highest cable car in Europe from Trockener Steg to Klein Matterhorn), you would purchase the ‘Mountain Tops: Matterhorn Glacier Paradise Zermatt to Matterhorn Glacier Paradise Full Fare’ option (Low season, Mid-season, or High-season depending on when you'll be taking the trip) of the pass for ‘Matterhorn Glacier Paradise’ here: <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/pass/matterhorn-glacier-paradise-8319" rel="nofollow">http://www.raileurope.com/pass/matter...</a>. This pass also includes entrance through the ice tunnel to the Glacier Palace and access to the viewing platform for more views of the Matterhorn and surrounding Alps..
  • February 25, 2019 16:50
    Jeff
    Changed reply in topic of Can Eurail Pass be used for Paris CDG-Paris, Paris-Lyon, Lyon-Zurich, Zurich-Bern, Bern-Zermatt, & Zermatt-Zurich? by Jeff to Hi Patti,<br /><br />The <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/eurail-global-pass-5880" rel="nofollow">Eurail Global Pass</a> is valid on all the routes you mentioned, except for the local commuter trains from the Paris CDG Airport into the city of Paris.<br /><br />The objective of a rail pass is to cover the ticket costs for trains running ‘inter-city’ (between different cities) within the country or countries included on the pass. So, rail passes cover 'city -to-city' trains operated by the national rail network(s) of the included country or countries. When applicable, reservations are a supplementary cost to a rail pass. Reservations are required on most high-speed trains, many international routes, and all overnight trains.<br /><br />For travel with a rail pass, you would purchase reservations by searching a route on our homepage (<a href="http://www.raileurope.com" rel="nofollow" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com">www.raileurope.com</a>), checking the box that says ‘I have a rail pass’, and then indicating the type of rail pass with which you'll be traveling (i.e. a ‘Eurail Global Pass’).<br /><br />For the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/eurail-global-pass-5880" rel="nofollow">Eurail Global Pass</a> itself, you would click here: <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/eurail-global-pass-5880" rel="nofollow">https://www.raileurope.com/pass/eurail-global-pass-5880</a>.<br /><br /><b><u>Paris CDG Airport to Paris</u></b><br /><br />To commute from Paris CDG to the city of Paris, you would take Line B of Paris's commuter rail network called the RER. The RER departs out of terminal 2 every 7-15 minutes throughout the day and the ride to the city takes about 35-45 minutes, making stops at stations that include Nord, Châtelet Les Halles, St. Michel, Luxembourg, Port Royal, and Denfert Rochereau.<br /><br />To be covered on this line of the RER, as well as the RER and Métro in the city of Paris, you could purchase the 'Zones 1-5' option of a pass called the Paris Visite. For the 'Paris Visite', you would click here: <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/pass/paris-visite-pass-8339" rel="nofollow" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/pass/paris-visite-pass-8339">http://www.raileurope.com/pass/paris-visite-pass-8339</a>.<br /><br />Otherwise, you would just pay to ride the RER locally at the turnstiles before boarding.<br /><br /><b><u>Paris to Lyon with a Eurail Global Pass</u></b><br /><br />To get from Paris to Lyon, you would take a high-speed <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train/tgv-7537" rel="nofollow">TGV</a> train. The <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train/tgv-7537" rel="nofollow">TGV</a> does require reservations as a supplement to a rail pass.<br /><br />To purchase reservations from Paris to Lyon, you would do a search for the route on our homepage (<a href="http://www.raileurope.com" rel="nofollow">www.raileurope.com</a>), check the box that says ‘I have a rail pass’, and then indicate that you'll be traveling with the ‘Eurail Global Pass’. Generally, these trains can only be reserved within 90 days of an intended departure date. Since your intended travel falls outside of this time frame, you would use an earlier date (within the next 90 days from now) just to get an idea of the passholder reservation costs and schedules in the meantime.<br /><br /><b><u>Lyon to Zurich with a Eurail Global Pass</u></b><br /><br />Connections from Lyon to Zurich take just under 5 hours in duration and involve changing trains once in Geneva along the way.<br /><br />Trains from Lyon to Geneva are regional TER trains, which do not accept reservations. Therefore, the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/eurail-global-pass-5880" rel="nofollow">Eurail Global Pass</a> is all you would need to board.<br /><br />On trains from Geneva to Zurich, reservations are not necessary at all. Therefore, the Eurail Global Pass is again all you would need to board.<br /><br />For planning purposes, you can still use the route search feature on our homepage just to view schedules for these trains. To do so for this route, you would just break up the search in Geneva. Therefore, you would do one search from Lyon to Geneva and then another search for connecting trains from Geneva to Zurich. Also, when checking schedules for unreserved trains, you would leave the 'I have a rail pass' button unchecked.<br /><br /><b><u>Zurich to Bern with a Eurail Global Pass</u></b><br /><br />From Zurich to Bern, you would take a direct train. On trains from Zurich to Bern, reservations are not necessary at all, so the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/eurail-global-pass-5880" rel="nofollow">Eurail Global Pass</a> is all you would need to board. You can still use the route search feature on our homepage just to view schedules for your reference. When checking schedules for unreserved trains, remember to leave the 'I have a rail pass' button unchecked.<br /><br /><b><u>Bern to Zermatt with a Eurail Global Pass</u></b><br /><br />Connections from Bern to Zermatt take just over 2 hours in duration and involve changing trains once in Visp along the way. Trains from Visp to Zermatt follow along part of the famed <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train/glacier-express-7528" rel="nofollow">Glacier Express</a> scenic line.<br /><br />Reservations are still not necessary (or even accepted), so the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/eurail-global-pass-5880" rel="nofollow">Eurail Global Pass</a> is again all you would need to board. For planning purposes, you can use the route search feature on our homepage to view schedules for these trains. When checking schedules for unreserved trains, remember to leave the 'I have a rail pass' button unchecked.<br /><br /><b><u>Zermatt to Zurich with a Eurail Global Pass</u></b><br /><br />The fastest and most feasible connections from Zermatt to Zurich take just under 3.5 hours in duration and involve changing trains once in Visp along the way.<br /><br />Reservations are still not necessary (or even accepted), so the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/eurail-global-pass-5880" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/pass/eurail-global-pass-5880">Eurail Global Pass</a> is again all you would need to board. For planning purposes, you can use the route search feature on our homepage to view schedules for these trains. When checking schedules for unreserved trains, remember to leave the 'I have a rail pass' button unchecked.<br /><br /><b><u>Zermatt to Zurich with a Eurail Global Pass&nbsp;(alternate scenic option)</u></b><br /><br />If you have the time and you want to experience more of the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train/glacier-express-7528" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/train/glacier-express-7528">Glacier Express</a> scenic route, then you would continue on past Visp to Andermatt. This option would have you connecting to another scenic line known as the Gotthard route, which you would follow for part of the way up toward Zurich.<br /><br />In its entirety, this connection would take about 6 to 6.5 hours in duration and involves 4 train changes along the way; once in Andermatt, once in Goeschenen, once in Erstfeld, and then once in Arth Goldau.<br /><br />With this option, the direct train from Zermatt to Andermatt on the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train/glacier-express-7528" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/train/glacier-express-7528">Glacier Express</a> would require reservations as a supplement to the rail pass. Reservations on the Glacier Express from Zermatt to Andermatt are only able to be booked within 90 days of an intended departure date; however, these are currently not able to be booked on our website (even for dates within the next 90 days). Instead, you would have to call us at 1-800-622-8600 to inquire about this train and purchase the reservations.<br /><br />On the remaining trains, reservations are not accepted, so the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/eurail-global-pass-5880" rel="nofollow">Eurail Global Pass</a> is all you would need to board. The part of this journey from Goeschenen to a little past Ertfeld represents a segment of the Gotthard scenic route.<br /><br />Schedules for the segments from Andermatt to Goeschenen and Arth Goldau to Zurich are able to be viewed using the route search feature on our homepage and leaving the 'I have a rail pass' button unchecked.<br /><br />However, trains from Goeschenen to Erstfeld and Erstfeld to Arth Goldau are not able to be viewed on our website. For your reference, trains from Goeschenen to Erstfeld depart hourly throughout the day and the ride only takes about 26 minutes, while trains from Erstfeld to Arth Goldau depart every 30 minutes throughout the day and the ride only takes about 31-32 minutes..
  • February 22, 2019 20:57
    Jeff
    Changed reply in topic of Seville to Barcelona Time Tables for June 2019 by Jeff to Hi Mariana Didier,<br /><br />Rest assured, the other departures will display for you once we enter into the booking horizon and the national rail network of <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/destinations/country-guides/article/spain" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/destinations/country-guides/article/spain">Spain</a> makes them available.<br /><br />Generally, trains in <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/destinations/country-guides/article/spain" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Spain</a> are able to be booked within 60-90 days of an intended departure date. Therefore, as of today, schedules for the direct trains from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/seville" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Seville</a> to <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/barcelona" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Barcelona</a> are only able to be viewed for dates up until May 22nd. Once you're within 90 days from your departure date, the direct trains will display and you will be able to purchase the tickets. In the meantime, you can use an earlier date (within the next 90 days from now) just to get an idea of the ticket costs and schedules. Schedules generally do not fluctuate much, if at all, throughout the year. There is no reason to expect that the departure times will change between now and June.<br /><br />Direct trains from Seville to Barcelona are high-speed <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train/renfe-spanish-high-speed-trains-7548" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">AVE</a> trains. There is also a slow-moving Talgo train on this route..
  • February 22, 2019 20:50
    Jeff
    Changed reply in topic of Seville to Barcelona Time Tables for June 2019 by Jeff to For time spent in <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/seville" rel="nofollow">Seville</a>, you can shop various city passes, activities and tours offered by clicking here: <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/activities/?countries=undefined&amp;cities=cities-556" rel="nofollow" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/activities/?countries=undefined&amp;cities=cities-556">http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/activities/?countries=undefined&amp;cities=cities-556</a><br /><br />For time in <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/barcelona" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/city/barcelona">Barcelona</a>, you can shop city passes, activities and tours here: <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/activities/?countries=undefined&amp;cities=cities-562" rel="nofollow">http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/activities/?countries=undefined&amp;cities=cities-562</a>.
  • February 22, 2019 20:50
    Jeff
    Changed reply in topic of Seville to Barcelona Time Tables for June 2019 by Jeff to Hi Mariana Didier,<br /><br />Rest assured, the other departures will display for you once we enter into the booking horizon and the national rail network of <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/destinations/country-guides/article/spain" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/destinations/country-guides/article/spain">Spain</a> makes them available.<br /><br />Generally, trains in <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/destinations/country-guides/article/spain" rel="nofollow">Spain</a> are able to be booked within 60-90 days of an intended departure date. Therefore, as of today, schedules for the direct trains from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/seville" rel="nofollow">Seville</a> to <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/barcelona" rel="nofollow">Barcelona</a> are only able to be viewed for dates up until May 22nd. Once you're within 90 days from your departure date, the other direct trains will display and you will be able to purchase the tickets. In the meantime, you can use an earlier date (within the next 90 days from now) just to get an idea of the ticket costs and schedules. Schedules generally do not fluctuate much, if at all, throughout the year. There is no reason to expect that the departure times will change between now and June.<br /><br />Direct trains from Seville to Barcelona are high-speed <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train/renfe-spanish-high-speed-trains-7548" rel="nofollow">AVE</a> trains. There is also a slow-moving Talgo train on this route..
  • February 22, 2019 19:26
    Jeff
    Changed reply in topic of Are train schedules consistent? Need to get from Calatayud to Madrid to catch a flight. by Jeff to Hi Vicki,<br /><br />Rest assured, you can safely expect there to still be early trains. Generally, schedules do not fluctuate much, if at all, throughout the year. For this route, I would not anticipate the departure times to change between now and June.<br /><br />Trains from Calatayud to <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/madrid" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Madrid</a> are <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train/renfe-spanish-high-speed-trains-7548" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/train/renfe-spanish-high-speed-trains-7548">AVE</a> or <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train/renfe-spanish-high-speed-trains-7548" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Alvia</a> high-speed trains. You would purchase tickets from Calatayud to Madrid by searching the route under 'Book Train Tickets' on the homepage of our website, <a href="http://www.raileurope.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link http//wwwraileuropecom">www.raileurope.com</a>.<br /><br />Generally, trains in <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/destinations/country-guides/article/spain" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Spain</a> can be booked within 60-90 days of an intended departure date. Since dates in June are not yet ready to be booked, you can use an earlier date just to get an idea of schedules and ticket costs in the meantime.<br /><br />Trains from Calatayud arrive into the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/place/madrid-atocha" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/place/madrid-atocha">Atocha station</a> in <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/madrid" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Madrid</a>. To commute from the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/place/madrid-atocha" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Atocha station</a> to the Madrid Barajas Airport, you would take Line C-1 of the local 'Cercanías' commuter rail network. The Cercanías trains leave out of the Cercanías branch of the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/place/madrid-atocha" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/place/madrid-atocha">Atocha station</a>. The Cercanías trains depart once every 30 minutes throughout the day and the ride to the airport takes about 25-30 minutes.<br /><br />As a bonus, your Calatayud-Madrid ticket would actually be valid to cover you on the Cercanías transfer to the airport. For it to be valid, you would just have to make your transfer to the airport within 3 hours of your arrival into <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/place/madrid-atocha" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Atocha</a> from Calatayud..
  • February 22, 2019 19:23
    Jeff
    Changed title of Are train Schedule's consistent? Need to get from Calatayud to Madrid to catch a flight. by Vicki Hernandez to Are train schedules consistent? Need to get from Calatayud to Madrid to catch a flight..
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