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  • December 17, 2018 16:34
    Jeff
    Changed reply in topic of Rail pass or point to point tickets for trips from Paris to Strasbourg, Lyon, Chambord, & Mont St Michel? by Jeff to Hi Michele,<br /><br />I would definitely recommend getting a rail pass if your itinerary includes destinations as far from Paris as Strasbourg, Lyon, Chambord, and Mont St Michel.<br /><br />For the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/france-rail-pass-5911" rel="nofollow">Eurail France Pass</a>, you would click here: <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/france-rail-pass-5911" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/pass/france-rail-pass-5911">https://www.raileurope.com/pass/france-rail-pass-5911</a><br /><br />The TGV and Intercités trains will just require reservations a supplement to a rail pass. Generally, reservable trains in France can be booked once within 90 days of an intended departure date.<br /><br /><b><u>Paris to Strasbourg with a Eurail France Pass</u></b><br /><br />Trains between Paris and Strasbourg are high-speed TGV trains, which require reservations as a supplement to a rail pass. The trains from Paris to Strasbourg depart from the Paris Est station.<br /><br />For travel with a rail pass, you would purchase reservations from Paris to Strasbourg by searching the 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 France Pass').<br /><br /><b><u>Paris to Lyon with a Eurail France Pass</u></b><br /><br />The trains between Paris and Lyon are also high-speed TGV trains, which require reservations as a supplement to a rail pass. The trains from Paris to Lyon depart from the Paris Gare de Lyon station.<br /><br />For travel with a rail pass, you would purchase reservations from Paris to Lyon by searching the 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 France Pass').<br /><br /><b><u>Chambord (Mer Loir Et Cher or Blois) with a Eurail France Pass</u></b><br /><br />The closest station to Chambord is Mer Loir Et Cher, which is about 10-12 km away. Otherwise, there is a station in Blois, which is about 14-16 km away from Chambord.<br /><br />From Paris, a connection to Blois or Mer Loir Et Cher would take about 2 to 2.5 hours in duration and involves changing trains once in either Orléans or St Pierre des Corps along the way.<br /><br />The connection via Orléans would involve taking an Intercités train from the Paris Austerlitz station to Orléans, where you would connect to a regional TER train that would continue on to Mer Loir Et Cher and then Blois.<br /><br />The Intercités trains from Paris to Orléans do require reservations as a supplement to a rail pass. The regional TER trains from Orléans to Mer Loir Et Cher or Blois do not accept reservations, so the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/france-rail-pass-5911" rel="nofollow">Eurail France Pass</a> is all you would need to board.<br /><br />The connection via St Pierre des Corps would involve taking a high-speed TGV train from the Paris Montparnasse station to St Pierre des Corps, where you would connect to a regional TER train that goes on to Blois and then Mer Loir Et Cher.<br /><br />The TGV trains from Paris to St Pierre des Corps do require reservations as a supplement to a rail pass. The regional TER trains from St Pierre des Corps to Blois or Mer Loir Et Cher do not accept reservations, so the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/france-rail-pass-5911" rel="nofollow">Eurail France Pass</a> is all you would need to board.<br /><br />For travel with a rail pass, you would purchase reservations from Paris to Orléans or Paris to St Pierre des Corps by searching the 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 France Pass’).<br /><br />For planning purposes, you can still use the route search feature on our homepage just to view schedules for the non-reservable regional trains from Orléans or St Pierre des Corps to either Mer Loir Et Cher or Blois.<br /><br /><b><u>Mont St Michel (Rennes) with a Eurail France Pass</u></b><br /><br />Mont St Michel is not directly accessed by rail. To get to Mont St Michel, the most feasible options involve taking a bus from Rennes.<br /><br />To get from Paris to Rennes, you would take a high-speed TGV out of the Paris Montparnasse station. These do require reservations as a supplement to a rail pass.<br /><br />For travel with a rail pass, you would purchase reservations from Paris to Rennes by searching the 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 France Pass').<br /><br />Rail passes are not valid on the bus between Rennes and Mont St Michel, but the ticket for this bus can be purchased on our website. You would so just by doing a search from Rennes to Mont St Michel on our homepage. Tickets for this bus can be purchased within 60 to 90 days of an intended departure date..
  • December 10, 2018 15:07
    Jeff
    Changed reply in topic of Buy BritRail Pass before working in the UK by Jeff to If you'll be spending some time in <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/london" rel="nofollow">London</a> and you'll be using public transit to get around, you'll also want to consider purchasing either the '<a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/london-travel-card-8327" rel="nofollow">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" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/pass/london-travel-card-8327">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">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>.
  • December 10, 2018 15:05
    Jeff
    Changed reply in topic of Buy BritRail Pass before working in the UK by Jeff to Hi,<br /><br />Rest assured, as long as you can also still show citizenship and/or residency of another country (any country other than the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/destinations/country-guides/article/united-kingdom" rel="nofollow">UK</a>), you will be eligible to purchase the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/britrail-pass-5891" rel="nofollow">BritRail Pass</a>.<br /><br />A <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/britrail-pass-5891" rel="nofollow">BritRail Pass</a> would just have to be validated for use within 11 months from the date of purchase. Depending on the number of 'travel days' you opt for, the maximum validity period of the pass would be either 1 month or 2 months.<br /><br />For the various <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/britrail-pass-5891" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/pass/britrail-pass-5891">BritRail Pass</a> options, you would click here: <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/britrail-pass-5891" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/pass/britrail-pass-5891">https://www.raileurope.com/pass/britrail-pass-5891</a>.<br /><br />For the most comfortable trip, 1st class is recommended..
  • December 10, 2018 14:50
    Jeff
    Changed reply in topic of Ticket Class Exchanges by Jeff to Hi Marcus, If you need to inquire about a specific order you placed, you would have to call us at 1-800-622-8600 or send an email to <a href="mailto:customercare@raileurope.com" rel="nofollow">customercare@raileurope.com</a>. If you send an email, please be sure to include the booking number for your order, as well as your full first and last name. Please be advised it can take up to 48 business hours to receive a reply by email. Therefore, if you need more immediate assistance, you would have to call us. Our current hours are 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM CT Monday to Friday..
  • November 29, 2018 19:24
    Jeff
    Changed reply in topic of Best option for Zurich to Lucerne, Lucerne to Zernez, Zernez to Interlaken, Interlaken to Grindelwald, Grindelwald to Lugano, Lugano to Milan? by Jeff to Hi Lindsey,<br /><br />For this itinerary, I would recommend getting the 2 country option of the Eurail Select Pass for <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/destinations/country-guides/article/italy" rel="nofollow">Italy</a> and <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/destinations/country-guides/article/switzerland" rel="nofollow">Switzerland</a>. For this pass, you would click here: <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/eurail-select-pass-2-countries-8039" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/pass/eurail-select-pass-2-countries-8039">https://www.raileurope.com/pass/eurail-select-pass-2-countries-8039</a>.<br /><br /><b><u>Zurich to Lucerne</u></b><br /><br />Trains from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/zurich" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Zurich</a> to <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/lucerne" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Lucerne</a> depart about once every 30 minutes throughout the day, and the ride only takes 45-50 minutes.<br /><br />Trains from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/zurich" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/city/zurich">Zurich</a> to <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/lucerne" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Lucerne</a> do not accept reservations, so the rail pass is all you would need to board. For planning purposes, you can still use the route search feature under 'BOOK TRAIN TICKETS' on our homepage (<a href="http://www.raileurope.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link http//wwwraileuropecom">www.raileurope.com</a>) to just view schedules for trains from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/journeys/article/zurich-lucerne" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Zurich to Lucerne</a>.<br /><br /><b><u>Lucerne to Zernez</u></b><br /><br />Connections from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/lucerne" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Lucerne</a> to Zernez take about 3.5 hours in duration and involve 2 train changes along the way; once in <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/zurich" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Zurich</a> and then once in Landquart.<br /><br />Reservations are not necessary (or even accepted) on any of these trains either, so the rail pass is once again all you would need to board. You can refer back to the route search feature under 'BOOK TRAIN TICKETS' on our homepage (<a href="http://www.raileurope.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link http//wwwraileuropecom">www.raileurope.com</a>) to view schedules; however, the route would just need to be pieced together segment-by-segment. Therefore, you would do one search from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/journeys/article/lucerne-zurich" rel="nofollow">Lucerne to Zurich</a>, another search for connecting trains from Zurich to Landquart, and then another search for connecting trains from Landquart to Zernez.<br /><br /><b><u>Zernez to Interlaken via Bern (option #1)</u></b><br /><br />The fastest and most feasible connections from Zernez to <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/interlaken" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Interlaken</a> take about 4.5 hours in duration and involve 3 train changes along the way; once in Landquart, once in <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/zurich" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Zurich</a>, and then once in Bern.<br /><br />On these trains, reservations would once again not be necessary, so the rail pass is all you would need to board.<br /><br />For planning purposes, you can again use the route search feature under 'BOOK TRAIN TICKETS' on our homepage (<a href="http://www.raileurope.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link http//wwwraileuropecom">www.raileurope.com</a>) to view schedules, you would just need to break up you search segment-by-segment. Therefore, you would do one search from Zernez to Landquart, another search for connecting trains from Landquart to Zurich, another search for requesting trains from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/journeys/article/zurich-bern" rel="nofollow">Zurich to Bern</a>, and then another search for connecting trains from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/journeys/article/bern-interlaken" rel="nofollow">Bern to Interlaken</a>.<br /><br /><b><u>Zernez to Interlaken via Lucerne/GoldenPass (option #2)</u></b><br /><br />If you don't mind adding about one hour to your journey time for this trip, you can take a different route that takes you over part of the famed <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train/goldenpass-line-7546" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/train/goldenpass-line-7546">GoldenPass scenic route</a>. This option would take about 5.5 hours in duration and involves 3 train changes along the way; once in Landquart, once in <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/zurich" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Zurich</a>, and then once in <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/lucerne" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/city/lucerne">Lucerne</a>. The segment <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/lucerne" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Lucerne</a> to <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/interlaken" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/city/interlaken">Interlaken</a> is the part that follows the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train/goldenpass-line-7546" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/train/goldenpass-line-7546">GoldenPass</a> route.<br /><br />On the segment from Lucerne to Interlaken, reservations are possible but not necessary. On the other trains that make up this connection, reservations are also not necessary. Therefore, the rail pass is again all you would need to board.<br /><br />You can refer back to our homepage (<a href="http://www.raileurope.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link http//wwwraileuropecom">www.raileurope.com</a>) to view the schedules, you would just have to piece together your search segment-by-segment. Therefore, you would do one search from Zernez to Landquart, another search for connecting trains from Landquart to Zurich, another search for connecting trains from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/journeys/article/zurich-lucerne" rel="nofollow">Zurich to Lucerne</a>, and then another search for connecting trains from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/journeys/article/lucerne-interlaken" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/journeys/article/lucerne-interlaken">Lucerne to Interlaken</a>.<br /><br />The trains from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/lucerne" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Lucerne</a> to <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/interlaken" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/city/interlaken">Interlaken</a> all have panoramic windows for enjoying all the surrounding scenery.<br /><br /><b><u>Interlaken to Grindelwald</u></b><br /><br />Trains from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/interlaken" rel="nofollow">Interlaken</a> to Grindelwald depart about 30 minutes throughout the day, and the ride only takes about 33 minutes. They run along the famed 'Bernese Oberland Railway' on the way up to nearby Jungfraujoch. Eurail Select Passes are actually not valid on trains from Interlaken to Grindelwald, so you would just need to purchase a separate ticket for this short trip. If you do so locally, you may be able to receive a 25% discount by mentioning that you have the Eurail Select Pass. In the meantime, you can view the schedules by doing a search for the route on our homepage (<a href="http://www.raileurope.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link http//wwwraileuropecom">www.raileurope.com</a>).<br /><br /><b><u>Grindelwald to Lugano via the 'Gotthard Panorama Express' (option #1)</u></b><br /><br />Connections from Grindelwald/Interlaken take you through <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/lucerne" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Lucerne</a>. If you like, you can get from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/lucerne" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Lucerne</a> down to <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/lugano" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Lugano</a> by taking the 'Gotthard Panorama Express' scenic journey. This specific route can even consist of taking a steamboat on Lake Lucerne from Lucerne to Flüelen (Flüelen being where the train part of the 'Gotthard Panorama Express' journey begins).<br /><br />The full route from Grindelwald to Lugano via the 'Gotthard Panorama Express' journey would take a bit longer and involves at least 3 changes along the way; once in <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/interlaken" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Interlaken</a>, once in <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/lucerne" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/city/lucerne">Lucerne</a>, and then in Flüelen.<br /><br />You would once again just need a separate ticket for the train from Grindelwald to Interlaken, since Eurail Select Passes are not valid on this particular rail line. If you purchase this ticket locally, you may be able to receive a 25% discount by mentioning you have the Eurail Select Pass.<br /><br />From <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/interlaken" rel="nofollow">Interlaken</a> to <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/lucerne" rel="nofollow">Lucerne</a>, you would go back over the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train/goldenpass-line-7546" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">GoldenPass</a> scenic route.<br /><br />The steamboat from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/lucerne" rel="nofollow">Lucerne</a> to Flüelen takes about 2.5 hours, while a direct train from Lucerne to Flüelen only takes about 1 hour. Therefore, you can cut down a little on the time just by taking a train for the segment from Lucerne to Flüelen. For the steamboat, showing your Eurail Select Pass would get you a 50% discount locally.<br /><br />In Flüelen you can board a direct 'Gotthard Panorama Express' train that would take you all the way down to <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/lugano" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/city/lugano">Lugano</a>. The actual 'Gotthard Panorama Express' train, which runs direct from Flüelen to Lugano, requires reservations as a supplement to the rail pass. Currently, reservations for the 'Gotthard Panorama Express' are not able to be purchased on our website. To purchase reservations for this train you would instead have to call us. We can be reached at 1-800-622-8600. Our current hours are 8:00 AM to 6:30 PM CT Monday to Friday and 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM CT on Saturdays.<br /><br />Just like the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train/goldenpass-line-7546" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">GoldenPass</a> from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/lucerne" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/city/lucerne">Lucerne</a> to <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/interlaken" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Interlaken</a>, 'Gotthard Panorama Express' has panoramic windows for taking in the scenery. For this year, the actual 'Gotthard Panorama Express' trains only run between April 21st and October 14th.<br /><br />You can view schedules for the rest of the journey from our homepage (<a href="http://www.raileurope.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link http//wwwraileuropecom">www.raileurope.com</a>) by doing a separate search for each segment. Therefore, you would do one search from Grindelwald to Interlaken, another search from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/journeys/article/interlaken-lucerne-5759" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/train-tickets/journeys/article/interlaken-lucerne-5759">Interlaken to Lucerne</a>, and then another search for trains from Lucerne to Flüelen.<br /><br /><b><u>Grindelwald to Lugano, involving a direct train from Lucerne to Lugano (option #2)</u></b><br /><br />The fastest connections from Grindelwald to Lugano involve taking a direct train from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/lucerne" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/city/lucerne">Lucerne</a> straight to <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/lugano" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Lugano</a>. These would still be scenic and cover much of the same ground as the 'Gotthard Panorama Express', but they take you through the new 'Gotthard Base Tunnel' for a stretch, causing you to miss some of the trip's best scenery.<br /><br />In its entirety, the full route for this option only takes about 5 hours in duration and involves at least 2 train changes along the way; once in <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/interlaken" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Interlaken</a> and then once in <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/lucerne" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Lucerne</a>.<br /><br />Since Eurail Select Passes are not valid on the trains from Grindelwald to Interlaken, you would still need a separate ticket for this segment, and the pass still may enable you to receive a 25% locally.<br /><br />The rail pass will then cover you for the remaining part of this journey (trains from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/interlaken" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Interlaken</a> to <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/lucerne" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/city/lucerne">Lucerne</a> and <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/lucerne" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Lucerne</a> to <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/lugano" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/city/lugano">Lugano</a>). Reservations are not necessary on the trains from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/interlaken" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Interlaken</a> to <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/lucerne" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Lucerne</a> and <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/lucerne" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/city/lucerne">Lucerne</a> to <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/lugano" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Lugano</a>, so the rail pass is all you would need to board.<br /><br />You can view schedules for these trains on our homepage (<a href="http://www.raileurope.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link http//wwwraileuropecom">www.raileurope.com</a>) by doing one search from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/journeys/article/interlaken-lucerne-5759" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/train-tickets/journeys/article/interlaken-lucerne-5759">Interlaken to Lucerne</a> and another search from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/journeys/lucerne-lugano" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Lucerne to Lugano</a>.<br /><br /><b><u>Lugano to Milan</u></b><br /><br />From <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/lugano" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Lugano</a> to <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/milan" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Milan</a>, you can just take a direct regional train. The regional trains from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/lugano" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Lugano</a> to <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/milan" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Milan</a> do not accept reservations, so the rail pass is all you'd need board. The ride takes just over 1 hour. If you happen to take one of the EC (EuroCity) trains from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/lugano" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/city/lugano">Lugano</a> to <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/milan" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/city/milan">Milan</a>, they would require you to purchase reservations.<br /><br />When you search <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/journeys/article/lugano-milan" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/train-tickets/journeys/article/lugano-milan">Lugano to Milan</a> on our site, only schedules for the EC trains would display. If you want the specific schedules for the regional trains on this route, you can call us..
  • November 29, 2018 19:13
    Jeff
    Changed reply in topic of Staying near Paris CGD Airport for 3 days and want to sightsee in Paris. Is there a pass I can purchase? by Jeff to Hi Colleen,<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" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/city/paris">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">Paris</a>, you would purchase the 'Zones 1-5' option of a pass called 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>. 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</a>&nbsp;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 <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/paris-museum-pass-8335" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/pass/paris-museum-pass-8335">Paris Museum Pass</a>, which covers entry to over 60 museums and historic sites around <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/paris" rel="nofollow">Paris</a>. You would purchase the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/paris-museum-pass-8335" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/pass/paris-museum-pass-8335">Paris Museum Pass</a>&nbsp;here: <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/pass/paris-museum-pass-8335" rel="nofollow" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/pass/paris-museum-pass-8335">http://www.raileurope.com/pass/paris-museum-pass-8335</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>..
  • November 29, 2018 19:07
    Jeff
    Changed title of Gindelwald train close in october 2018? by Janice Kiew to Grindelwald train closed in October 2018?.
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  • November 29, 2018 19:07
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    Changed description of Can i check the schedule for this year 2018? If the train closes in late october? <br /> As i plan to go end of October by Janice Kiew to Can i check the schedule for this year 2018? If the train closes in late october?As i plan to go end of October.
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  • November 29, 2018 19:06
    Jeff
    Changed reply in topic of Grindelwald train closed in October 2018? by Jeff to Hi Janice,<br /><br />There are trains from Grindelwald to either <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/interlaken" rel="nofollow">Interlaken</a> (the Bernese Oberland Railway) or Kleine Scheidegg (the Wengernalp Railway). These trains run year-round.<br /><br />Trains from Grindelwald to Interlaken depart every half hour throughout the day and the ride takes 34 minutes.<br /><br />Trains from Grindelwald to Kleine Scheidegg depart every half hour throughout the day and the ride takes 32 minutes.<br /><br />You can view specific schedules by searching these routes under 'BOOK TRAIN TICKETS' on the homepage of our website, <a href="http://www.raileurope.com" rel="nofollow" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com">www.raileurope.com</a>. Generally, tickets for these trains can only be booked within 60 days of an intended departure. With that being the case, the schedules would not be able to be viewed on our website for dates beyond 60 days. To get an idea of ticket costs and schedules in the meantime, you can just use an earlier date, like some time in July or early August..
  • November 29, 2018 19:00
    Jeff
    Changed reply in topic of Amsterdam-Bruges-Brussels-Ghent- Paris by Jeff to Hi Marie,<br /><br />The cumulative totals for the requested itinerary are comparable, but the option of getting regular tickets would end up being slightly more economical.<br /><br />You would purchase tickets by searching a 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 /><b><u>Amsterdam to Bruges</u></b><br /><br />Connections from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/amsterdam-264" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Amsterdam</a> to <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/bruges" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bruges</a> take just over 3 hours in duration and involve changing trains once in <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/brussels" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/city/brussels">Brussels</a> along the way. Trains from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/journeys/article/amsterdam-brussels" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/train-tickets/journeys/article/amsterdam-brussels">Amsterdam to Brussels</a> are high-speed <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train/thalys-7536" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Thalys</a> trains.<br /><br /><b><u>Bruges to Brussels</u></b><br /><br />Trains from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/journeys/article/bruges-brussels" rel="nofollow">Bruges to Brussels</a> depart 3 times every hour and the ride takes 55-58 minutes. When searching for trains to/from Bruges on <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/" rel="nofollow">our site</a>, you would just have to type it as 'Brugge'.<br /><br /><b><u>Brussels to Ghent</u></b><br /><br />Direct trains from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/journeys/article/brussels-ghent" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/journeys/article/brussels-ghent">Brussels to Ghent</a> depart 4 to 7 times every hour and the ride takes about 30 minutes.<br /><br /><b><u>Ghent to Paris</u></b><br /><br />Connections from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/ghent" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/city/ghent">Ghent</a> to <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/paris" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Paris</a> take just over 2 hours in duration and involve changing trains once in <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/brussels" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Brussels</a> along the way. Trains from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/journeys/article/brussels-paris" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Brussels to Paris</a> are high-speed <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train/thalys-7536" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Thalys</a> trains..
  • November 29, 2018 18:50
    Jeff
    Changed title of Does travelling with a stroller exceed our baggage allowance? by Farana Gaudet to Does travelling with a stroller exceed our baggage allowance on train from Lisbon to Faro?.
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  • November 29, 2018 18:42
    Jeff
    Changed reply in topic of Does travelling with a stroller exceed our baggage allowance on train from Lisbon to Faro? by Jeff to For time spent in <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/lisbon" rel="nofollow">Lisbon</a>, you can shop various city passes and tours offered by clicking here: <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/activities/?countries=undefined&amp;cities=cities-538" rel="nofollow" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/activities/?countries=undefined&amp;cities=cities-538">http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/activities/?countries=undefined&amp;cities=cities-538</a>.<br /><br />For time in <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/faro" rel="nofollow">Faro</a>, you can shop tours and activities by clicking here: <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/activities/?countries=undefined&amp;cities=cities-23402" rel="nofollow">http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/activities/?countries=undefined&amp;cities=cities-23402</a>.
  • November 29, 2018 18:42
    Jeff
    Changed reply in topic of Does travelling with a stroller exceed our baggage allowance on train from Lisbon to Faro? by Jeff to Hi Farana,<br /><br />Rest assured, you can bring the stroller. While a typical amount is "2 bags plus one carry-on", in actuality you can generally bring as much as you can carry.<br /><br />There is no checked luggage on trains from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/lisbon" rel="nofollow">Lisbon</a> to <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/faro" rel="nofollow">Faro</a>. With the exception of the Eurostar (the train connecting London with France or the Benelux countries), there is no checked luggage on trains in Europe. However, trains do provide sufficient space to store luggage. There is space between seats or in the overhead racks. In many cases, there is also space at the ends of each train car. Luggage is the responsibility of the passengers.<br /><br />You would purchase tickets from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/journeys/article/lisbon-faro" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/journeys/article/lisbon-faro">Lisbon to Faro</a> by searching the route under 'BOOK TRAIN TICKETS' on the homepage of our website, <a href="http://www.raileurope.com" rel="nofollow">www.raileurope.com</a>.<br /><br />It is also important to point out that the trains between <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/lisbon" rel="nofollow">Lisbon</a> and <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/faro" rel="nofollow">Faro</a> require reservations as a supplement to the ticket; however, the Portuguese national rail network has not enabled their trains to be reserved from anywhere outside the country. Reservations for trains in Portugal can only be purchased at the CP offices in the stations. The cost would only be a small cost in addition to the ticket. When you go to purchase your reservation, just be sure to mention that you already have the ticket..
  • November 29, 2018 18:14
    Jeff
    Changed title of Direct Train Service without Paris connection by Regina Stone Dinga to Direct service from Lille to Rouen without Paris connection?.
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  • November 29, 2018 18:09
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    Changed reply in topic of Direct service from Lille to Rouen without Paris connection? by Jeff to Hi Regina,<br /><br />There are direct trains from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/lille" rel="nofollow">Lille</a> to <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/rouen" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/city/rouen">Rouen</a>, but these are regional <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train/ter-7551" rel="nofollow">TER</a> trains for which tickets can only be purchased locally. Since these particular tickets can only be issued locally, the schedules are not able to be viewed on our site. The ride takes 2.5 to 3 hours in duration. If you'd like to inquire about the actual schedules, you would call us. We can be reached at 1-800-622-8600. Our current hours are 8:00 AM to 6:30 PM CT Monday to Friday and 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM CT on Saturdays..
  • November 29, 2018 15:13
    Jeff
    Changed reply in topic of Traveling for 3 months with my 12 year old grand daughter beginning 23 April 2019 by Jeff to Hi Renee,<br /><br />Yes, U.S. citizens are eligible to purchase Eurail Passes.<br /><br />The kind of pass you purchase depends on your specific plans and various other factors. Most rail passes have a validity period of 1 or 2 months. In fact, there is no rail pass with a validity period of longer than 2 months, except for the 3 month consecutive version of 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>. 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 the pass that covers 28 different European countries. Ending today at 4pm CT, there is a Cyber Week promotion for 37% off Eurail Global Passes.<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 />For the most comfortable experience, 1st class is recommended..
  • November 28, 2018 22:23
    Jeff
    Changed reply in topic of Best option for Zurich to Lucerne, Lucerne to Zernez, Zernez to Interlaken, Interlaken to Grindelwald, Grindelwald to Lugano, Lugano to Milan? by Jeff to Hi Lindsey,<br /><br />For this itinerary, I would recommend getting the 2 country option of the Eurail Select Pass for Italy and Switzerland. For this pass, you would click here: <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/eurail-select-pass-2-countries-8039" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/pass/eurail-select-pass-2-countries-8039">https://www.raileurope.com/pass/eurail-select-pass-2-countries-8039</a>.<br /><br /><b><u>Zurich to Lucerne</u></b><br /><br />Trains from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/zurich" rel="nofollow">Zurich</a> to <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/lucerne" rel="nofollow">Lucerne</a> depart about once every 30 minutes throughout the day, and the ride only takes 45-50 minutes.<br /><br />Trains from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/zurich" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/city/zurich">Zurich</a> to <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/lucerne" rel="nofollow">Lucerne</a> do not accept reservations, so the rail pass is all you would need to board. For planning purposes, you can still use the route search feature under 'BOOK TRAIN TICKETS' on our homepage (<a href="http://www.raileurope.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link http//wwwraileuropecom">www.raileurope.com</a>) to just view schedules for trains from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/journeys/article/zurich-lucerne" rel="nofollow">Zurich to Lucerne</a>.<br /><br /><b><u>Lucerne to Zernez</u></b><br /><br />Connections from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/lucerne" rel="nofollow">Lucerne</a> to Zernez take about 3.5 hours in duration and involve 2 train changes along the way; once in <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/zurich" rel="nofollow">Zurich</a> and then once in Landquart.<br /><br />Reservations are not necessary (or even accepted) on any of these trains either, so the rail pass is once again all you would need to board. You can refer back to the route search feature under 'BOOK TRAIN TICKETS' on our homepage (<a href="http://www.raileurope.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link http//wwwraileuropecom">www.raileurope.com</a>) to view schedules; however, the route would just need to be pieced together segment-by-segment. Therefore, you would do one search from Lucerne to Zurich, another search for connecting trains from Zurich to Landquart, and then another search for connecting trains from Landquart to Zernez.<br /><br /><b><u>Zernez to Interlaken via Bern (option #1)</u></b><br /><br />The fastest and most feasible connections from Zernez to <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/interlaken" rel="nofollow">Interlaken</a> take about 4.5 hours in duration and involve 3 train changes along the way; once in Landquart, once in <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/zurich" rel="nofollow">Zurich</a>, and then once in Bern.<br /><br />On these trains, reservations would once again not be necessary, so the rail pass is all you would need to board.<br /><br />For planning purposes, you can again use the route search feature under 'BOOK TRAIN TICKETS' on our homepage (<a href="http://www.raileurope.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link http//wwwraileuropecom">www.raileurope.com</a>) to view schedules, you would just need to break up you search segment-by-segment. Therefore, you would do one search from Zernez to Landquart, another search for connecting trains from Landquart to Zurich, another search for requesting trains from Zurich to Bern, and then another search for connecting trains from Bern to Interlaken.<br /><br /><b><u>Zernez to Interlaken via Lucerne/GoldenPass (option #2)</u></b><br /><br />If you don't mind adding about one hour to your journey time for this trip, you can take a different route that takes you over part of the famed <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train/goldenpass-line-7546" rel="nofollow">GoldenPass scenic route</a>. This option would take about 5.5 hours in duration and involves 3 train changes along the way; once in Landquart, once in <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/zurich" rel="nofollow">Zurich</a>, and then once in <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/lucerne" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/city/lucerne">Lucerne</a>. The segment <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/lucerne" rel="nofollow">Lucerne</a> to <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/interlaken" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/city/interlaken">Interlaken</a> is the part that follows the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train/goldenpass-line-7546" rel="nofollow">GoldenPass</a> route.<br /><br />On the segment from Lucerne to Interlaken, reservations are possible but not necessary. On the other trains that make up this connection, reservations are also not necessary. Therefore, the rail pass is again all you would need to board.<br /><br />You can refer back to our homepage (<a href="http://www.raileurope.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link http//wwwraileuropecom">www.raileurope.com</a>) to view the schedules, you would just have to piece together your search segment-by-segment. Therefore, you would do one search from Zernez to Landquart, another search for connecting trains from Landquart to Zurich, another search for connecting trains from Zurich to Lucerne, and then another search for connecting trains from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/journeys/article/lucerne-interlaken" rel="nofollow">Lucerne to Interlaken</a>.<br /><br />The trains from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/lucerne" rel="nofollow">Lucerne</a> to <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/interlaken" rel="nofollow">Interlaken</a> all have panoramic windows for enjoying all the surrounding scenery.<br /><br /><b><u>Interlaken to Grindelwald</u></b><br /><br />Trains from Interlaken to Grindelwald depart about 30 minutes throughout the day, and the ride only takes about 33 minutes. They run along the famed 'Bernese Oberland Railway' on the way up to nearby Jungfraujoch. Eurail Select Passes are actually not valid on trains from Interlaken to Grindelwald, so you would just need to purchase a separate ticket for this short trip. If you do so locally, you may be able to receive a 25% discount by mentioning that you have the Eurail Select Pass. In the meantime, you can view the schedules by doing a search for the route on our homepage (<a href="http://www.raileurope.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link http//wwwraileuropecom">www.raileurope.com</a>).<br /><br /><b><u>Grindelwald to Lugano via the 'Gotthard Panorama Express' (option #1)</u></b><br /><br />Connections from Grindelwald/Interlaken take you through <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/lucerne" rel="nofollow">Lucerne</a>. If you like, you can get from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/lucerne" rel="nofollow">Lucerne</a> down to <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/lugano" rel="nofollow">Lugano</a> by taking the 'Gotthard Panorama Express' scenic journey. This specific route can even consist of taking a steamboat on Lake Lucerne from Lucerne to Flüelen (Flüelen being where the train part of the 'Gotthard Panorama Express' journey begins).<br /><br />The full route from Grindelwald to Lugano via the 'Gotthard Panorama Express' journey would take a bit longer and involves at least 3 changes along the way; once in <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/interlaken" rel="nofollow">Interlaken</a>, once in <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/lucerne" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/city/lucerne">Lucerne</a>, and then in Flüelen.<br /><br />You would once again just need a separate ticket for the train from Grindelwald to Interlaken, since Eurail Select Passes are not valid on this particular rail line. If you purchase this ticket locally, you may be able to receive a 25% discount by mentioning you have the Eurail Select Pass.<br /><br />From Interlaken to Lucerne, you would go back over the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train/goldenpass-line-7546" rel="nofollow">GoldenPass</a> scenic route.<br /><br />The steamboat from Lucerne to Flüelen takes about 2.5 hours, while a direct train from Lucerne to Flüelen only takes about 1 hour. Therefore, you can cut down a little on the time just by taking a train for the segment from Lucerne to Flüelen. For the steamboat, showing your Eurail Select Pass would get you a 50% discount locally.<br /><br />In Flüelen you can board a direct 'Gotthard Panorama Express' train that would take you all the way down to <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/lugano" rel="nofollow">Lugano</a>. The actual 'Gotthard Panorama Express' train, which runs direct from Flüelen to Lugano, requires reservations as a supplement to the rail pass. Currently, reservations for the 'Gotthard Panorama Express' are not able to be purchased on our website. To purchase reservations for this train you would instead have to call us. We can be reached at 1-800-622-8600. Our current hours are 8:00 AM to 6:30 PM CT Monday to Friday and 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM CT on Saturdays.<br /><br />Just like the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train/goldenpass-line-7546" rel="nofollow">GoldenPass</a> from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/lucerne" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/city/lucerne">Lucerne</a> to <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/interlaken" rel="nofollow">Interlaken</a>, 'Gotthard Panorama Express' has panoramic windows for taking in the scenery. For this year, the actual 'Gotthard Panorama Express' trains only run between April 21st and October 14th.<br /><br />You can view schedules for the rest of the journey from our homepage (<a href="http://www.raileurope.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link http//wwwraileuropecom">www.raileurope.com</a>) by doing a separate search for each segment. Therefore, you would do one search from Grindelwald to Interlaken, another search from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/journeys/article/interlaken-lucerne-5759" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/journeys/article/interlaken-lucerne-5759">Interlaken to Lucerne</a>, and then another search for trains from Lucerne to Flüelen.<br /><br /><b><u>Grindelwald to Lugano, involving a direct train from Lucerne to Lugano (option #2)</u></b><br /><br />The fastest connections from Grindelwald to Lugano involve taking a direct train from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/lucerne" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/city/lucerne">Lucerne</a> straight to <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/lugano" rel="nofollow">Lugano</a>. These would still be scenic and cover much of the same ground as the 'Gotthard Panorama Express', but they take you through the new 'Gotthard Base Tunnel' for a stretch, causing you to miss some of the trip's best scenery.<br /><br />In its entirety, the full route for this option only takes about 5 hours in duration and involves at least 2 train changes along the way; once in <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/interlaken" rel="nofollow">Interlaken</a> and then once in <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/lucerne" rel="nofollow">Lucerne</a>.<br /><br />Since Eurail Select Passes are not valid on the trains from Grindelwald to Interlaken, you would still need a separate ticket for this segment, and the pass still may enable you to receive a 25% locally.<br /><br />The rail pass will then cover you for the remaining part of this journey (trains from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/interlaken" rel="nofollow">Interlaken</a> to <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/lucerne" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/city/lucerne">Lucerne</a> and <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/lucerne" rel="nofollow">Lucerne</a> to <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/lugano" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/city/lugano">Lugano</a>). Reservations are not necessary on the trains from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/interlaken" rel="nofollow">Interlaken</a> to <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/lucerne" rel="nofollow">Lucerne</a> and <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/lucerne" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/city/lucerne">Lucerne</a> to <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/lugano" rel="nofollow">Lugano</a>, so the rail pass is all you would need to board.<br /><br />You can view schedules for these trains on our homepage (<a href="http://www.raileurope.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link http//wwwraileuropecom">www.raileurope.com</a>) by doing one search from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/journeys/article/interlaken-lucerne-5759" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/journeys/article/interlaken-lucerne-5759">Interlaken to Lucerne</a> and another search from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/journeys/lucerne-lugano" rel="nofollow">Lucerne to Lugano</a>.<br /><br /><b><u>Lugano to Milan</u></b><br /><br />From <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/lugano" rel="nofollow">Lugano</a> to <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/milan" rel="nofollow">Milan</a>, you can just take a direct regional train. The regional trains from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/lugano" rel="nofollow">Lugano</a> to <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/milan" rel="nofollow">Milan</a> do not accept reservations, so the rail pass is all you'd need board. The ride takes just over 1 hour. If you happen to take one of the EC (EuroCity) trains from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/lugano" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/city/lugano">Lugano</a> to <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/milan" rel="nofollow">Milan</a>, they would require you to purchase reservations.<br /><br />When you search <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/journeys/article/lugano-milan" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/journeys/article/lugano-milan">Lugano to Milan</a> on our site, only schedules for the EC trains would display. If you want the specific schedules for the regional trains on this route, you can call us..
  • November 28, 2018 21:47
    Jeff
    Changed reply in topic of Issues printing my train tickets from Rome to Florence by Jeff to Hi Bella,<br /><br />It is most likely the case that your specific train from Rome to Florence is an <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train/italian-trains-italo-7544" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Italo</a> (NTV) train. <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train/italian-trains-italo-7544" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Italo</a> (NTV) trains are actually "ticketless", meaning you would be able to board just by speaking your PNR code to the conductor. They also may require you just to show ID. For these particular trains, no actual tickets are issued and there is nothing that needs to be printed.<br /><br />In the email we sent you, check to see if it says 'NTV' next to the train number for your train from Rome to Florence. If it does, that means all you need to do to board is tell the conductor your PNR code. The PNR code for your ticket would be located right there with the rest of the train's information in the email.<br /><br />Please let us know if you have any additional questions..
  • November 28, 2018 21:46
    Jeff
    Changed reply in topic of Issues printing my train tickets from Rome to Florence by Jeff to Hi Bella,<br /><br />It is most likely the case that your train from Rome to Florence is an <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train/italian-trains-italo-7544" rel="nofollow">Italo</a> (NTV) train. <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train/italian-trains-italo-7544" rel="nofollow">Italo</a> (NTV) trains are actually "ticketless", meaning you would be able to board just by speaking your PNR code to the conductor. They also may require you just to show ID. For these particular trains, no actual tickets are issued and there is nothing that needs to be printed.<br /><br />In the email we sent you, check to see if it says 'NTV' next to the train number for your train from Rome to Florence. If it does, that means all you need to do to board is tell the conductor your PNR code. The PNR code for your ticket would be located right there with the rest of the train's information in the email.<br /><br />Please let us know if you have any additional questions..
  • November 28, 2018 21:45
    Jeff
    Changed reply in topic of Strikes in July 2018 from Paris to Aix en Provence? by Jeff to Hi Mark,<br /><br />The recent striking in <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/destinations/country-guides/article/france-10" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">France</a> is not supposed to carry over into July. The trains between <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/paris" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Paris</a> and <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/aix-en-provence" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/city/aix-en-provence">Aix en Provence</a> should not be affected by striking in July.<br /><br />You would purchase tickets by searching a 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>. For schedules from Paris to Aix en Provence to display, you would have to type 'Aix en Provence TGV' into the field for the arrival city. Trains from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/paris" rel="nofollow">Paris</a> to <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/aix-en-provence" rel="nofollow">Aix en Provence</a> are <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train/tgv-7537" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">TGV</a> high-speed trains that arrive into the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/place/avignon-tgv" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/place/avignon-tgv">Aix en Provence TGV station</a>.<br /><br />Generally, these trains can be booked once within 90 days of an intended departure date..
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