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  • June 19, 2018 15:44
    Jeff
    Changed title of Heathrow station?? by Rebecca Crawford to Where is the train terminal in Heathrow?.
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  • June 18, 2018 20:06
    Jeff
    Changed reply in topic of Ferry from Milano (Ancona) to Portas (for Athens) that's covered by the Global Pass? by Jeff to Hi Judith,<br /><br />The <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/eurail-global-pass-5880" rel="nofollow">Eurail Global Pass</a> does cover passage on the 'Superfast Ferries' from Ancona to Patras.<br /><br />If purchased for 1st class, the pass would allow you free open-air seats. If the pass is 2nd class, you would be granted free deck passage.<br /><br />If you wish to have an actual sleeping cabin on one of these ferries, a reservation would be required at an additional cost. With a Eurail Pass, reservations for sleeping cabins would just have to be made by contacting 'Superfast Ferries' directly. Their website is <a href="http://www.superfast.com" rel="nofollow" title="Link: http://www.superfast.com">www.superfast.com</a>. I believe you click 'Partnerships' and then 'Sail &amp; Rail'. If you have questions, you can also email <a href="mailto:helpdesk@attica-group.com" rel="nofollow">helpdesk@attica-group.com</a> or <a href="mailto:helpdesk@anek-superfast.com" rel="nofollow">helpdesk@anek-superfast.com</a>.<br /><br />There are also additional surcharges for these ferries. These include a seasonal surcharge in June and September of €10 per person, and €20 per person in July and August, as well as port taxes of €7 per person. A fuel surcharge may also apply.<br /><br />Check-in time for this ferry is 2 hours before departure.<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" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/pass/eurail-global-pass-5880">https://www.raileurope.com/pass/eurail-global-pass-5880</a>.<br /><br />Milan to Ancona<br /><br />Connections from Milan to Ancona take around 3.5 hours in duration and involve changing trains once in Bologna along the way.<br /><br />From Milan to Bologna, you would take a high-speed <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train/italian-trains-frecciarossa-7590" rel="nofollow">Frecciarossa</a> train on which reservations are required as a supplement to a rail pass.<br /><br />From Bologna to Ancona, you would take either a <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train/italian-trains-frecciabianca-7588" rel="nofollow">Frecciabianca</a> high-speed train or an IC train.<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’). For a route from Milan to Ancona, you would just have to piece together the connection by doing a separate search for each segment. Therefore, you would do one search for trains from Milan to Bologna and another search for connecting trains from Bologna to Ancona.<br /><br />Generally, these trains can be reserved within 120 days of an intended departure date..
  • June 18, 2018 19:41
    Jeff
    Changed title of what is difference between Tourista Plus and Preferrente? by Bobette Fisk to What is difference between Tourista Plus and Preferrente on trains from Barcelona to Madrid?.
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  • June 18, 2018 19:41
    Jeff
    Changed description of ....Tourista Plus and Preferrente on AVE Barcelona to Madrid? by Bobette Fisk to ....Tourista Plus and Preferrente on AVE Barcelona to Madrid?.
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  • June 14, 2018 21:05
    Jeff
    Changed title of transit country - additional cost by kamran khan to Additional cost with Eurail Global Pass from Zurich to Amsterdam through Paris & Amsterdam to London?.
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  • June 14, 2018 21:05
    Jeff
    Changed description of I have EuroRail Global Pass. if I travel from Zurich to Amsterdam through Paris in a day, that'll be considered one travel day, and then travel from Amsterdam to London that'll also be one travel day. I'll not need to pay extra to pass through Brussels Belgium? <br /><br /> Also, being a hold of Global Pass, do I get discount in local train passes? <br /><br /> thanks <br /><br /> Kam <br /><br /> thanks by kamran khan to I have EuroRail Global Pass. if I travel from Zurich to Amsterdam through Paris in a day, that'll be considered one travel day, and then travel from Amsterdam to London that'll also be one travel day. I'll not need to pay extra to pass through Brussels Belgium? Also, being a hold of Global Pass, do I get discount in local train passes? thanksKamthanks.
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  • June 14, 2018 20:57
    Jeff
    Changed reply in topic of Additional cost with Eurail Global Pass from Zurich to Amsterdam through Paris & Amsterdam to London? by Jeff to Hi Kam,<br /><br />Rail passes can be offered in two different basic formats: 'consecutive' ('continuous') and 'flexi'. The Eurail Global Pass offers both options.<br /><br />Consecutive just means that you would be allowed unlimited travel within the indicated time frame. Therefore, if you were to purchase a 5 day 'consecutive' pass, that means you would be entitled to unlimited travel within that time frame of 5 days.<br /><br />In contrast, a 'flexipass' allows for a set number of travel days that must be completed within a longer time frame (generally, that longer time frame is 1 month or 2 months, depending on the pass). 'Travel days' on a 'flexipass' refer to how many separate days you plan on using your rail pass. A ‘travel day’ is a 24-hour period from midnight to midnight. You may take as many trains as you wish during the 24-hour time frame and still only use one day of travel on a pass. For instance, if you were take a day train from Zurich to Paris and then take a connecting train to Amsterdam on the same day, then you would only use up one day of travel on your rail pass. In contrast, if you were to take that connecting train to Amsterdam on the next day, that would constitute 2 days of rail travel on your pass.<br /><br />Likewise, if you were to take a day train from Amsterdam to Brussels and then take a connecting train to London on the same day, you would only use up one day of travel on your rail pass. In contrast, if you were to take that connecting train to London on the next day, that would constitute 2 days of rail travel on your pass.<br /><br /><b><u>Zurich to Amsterdam</u></b><br /><br />The most feasible connection from Zurich to Amsterdam takes just over 8 hours in duration and involves transferring in Paris along the way.<br /><br />Trains from Zurich to Paris and Paris to Amsterdam would both require reservations as a supplement to the rail pass.<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’). For the trip from Zurich to Amsterdam, you would just piece together the connection by doing a separate search for each segment. Therefore, you would do one search from Zurich to Paris and then another search for connecting trains from Paris to Amsterdam.<br /><br />When you pull up the results of your searches, you will see that trains from Zurich to Paris arrive into the Paris Gare de Lyon station, while trains from Paris to Amsterdam depart from the Nord station. To commute from Gare de Lyon to Nord, you would take Line D of Paris's RER commuter rail network. The RER from Gare de Lyon to Nord only takes about 8 minutes and departs once every 7-15 minutes throughout the day, but I would still recommend allowing yourself at least 1 to 1.5 hours to transfer between stations. You would pay to board the RER locally when you’re there. Trains from Zurich to Paris are high-speed TGV Lyria trains.<br /><br />Trains from Paris to Amsterdam are high-speed Thalys trains.<br /><br />Generally, the TGV Lyria trains can be booked within 120 days of an intended departure, while Thalys trains can only be booked within 90 days of a departure.<br /><br /><b><u>Amsterdam to London</u></b><br /><br />Eventually, there will be the introduction of direct Eurostar service straight through from Amsterdam to London (currently, this service is only running in the reverse direction). In the meantime, the connections from Amsterdam to London involve changing trains in Brussels along the way and take at least about 5 hours.<br /><br />Trains from Amsterdam to Brussels are Thalys trains that require reservations. From Brussels to London, you would take the Eurostar, which also requires reservations.<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’). For the trip from Amsterdam to London, you would just piece together the connection by doing a separate search for each segment. Therefore, you would do one search from Amsterdam to Brussels and then another search for connecting trains from Brussels to Amsterdam.<br /><br />Thalys trains can only be booked within 90 days of an intended departure date, while the Eurostar can generally be booked 6 to 9 months in advance of a departure..
  • June 14, 2018 20:08
    Jeff
    Changed reply in topic of Switzerland trip. Zürich Airport to Grindelwald (Jungfraujoch, Kleine Scheidegg, First, Grösse-Scheidegg, Männlichen, Wilderswil, Schynige Platte) & then Grindelwald back to Zurich Airport by Jeff to Hi Brittany,<br /><br />For the requested itinerary, your best option would be the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/eurail-select-pass-2-countries-8039" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">2 country option of the Eurail Select Pass</a> to include Switzerland and Italy. 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 Lauterbrunnen</u></b><br /><br />If you’re interested in the GoldenPass route, then I would definitely recommend doing it. It only adds about an hour to your journey time to travel to travel from Zurich to Lauterbrunnen via Lucerne and the GoldenPass, as opposed to via Bern.<br /><br />Travel from Zurich to Lauterbrunnen by way of the GoldenPass route takes just under 3.5 hours in duration and involves 2 train changes along the way; once in Lucerne and then once in Interlaken. The GoldenPass segment is from Lucerne to Interlaken. Trains from Interlaken to Lauterbrunnen run along the famed Bernese Oberland Railway.<br /><br />On the GoldenPass segment from Lucerne to Interlaken, reservations are possible but not necessary. Trains from Zurich to Lucerne and Interlaken to Lauterbrunnen do not accept reservations, so the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/eurail-select-pass-2-countries-8039" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">2 country Eurail Select Pass</a> is all you would need to board.<br /><br />For planning, you can use the route search feature on our homepage (<a href="http://www.raileurope.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link http//wwwraileuropecom">www.raileurope.com</a>) to view schedules for these trains. For a trip from Zurich to Lauterbrunnen via Lucerne, you would just to have to piece together the connection by doing a separate search for each segment. Therefore, you would do one search from Zurich to Lucerne, another search for connecting trains from Lucerne to Interlaken, and another search for connecting trains from Interlaken to Lauterbrunnen.<br /><br />For travel with a rail pass, you would purchase reservations from Lucerne to Interlaken by searching the route on our homepage, 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 Select Pass 2 Countries’).<br /><br /><b><u>Mount Schilthorn/Mürren</u></b><br /><br />There are 2 different routes you can take to get from Interlaken to Mount Schilthorn; one via Grütschalp and the other via Stechelberg.<br /><br />The Grütschalp route would look like this:<br /><br />-Train from Interlaken to Lauterbrunnen on the ‘Bernese Oberland Railway’<br />-'Grütschalpbahn' cable car from Lauterbrunnen to Grütschalp<br />-'Mürrenbahn' train from Grütschalp to Mürren<br />-‘Schilthornbahn' cable cars from Mürren to Birg and Birg to Schilthorn<br /><br />The Stechelberg route would look like this:<br /><br />-Train from Interlaken to Lauterbrunnen on the ‘Bernese Oberland Railway’<br />-Bus from Lauterbrunnen to Stechelberg<br />-'Schilthornbahn’ cable cars from Stechelberg to Gimmelwald, Gimmelwald to Mürren, Mürren to Birg, and Birg to Schilthorn<br /><br />With the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/eurail-select-pass-2-countries-8039" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">2 country Eurail Select Pass</a>, you would be able to receive a discount of about 25% on either of these routes between Interlaken and Schilthorn. To receive this discount, you would purchase the 'Mountain Tops: Schilthorn Interlaken to Schilthorn Eurail Pass Holder' option of the pass for ‘Mount Schilthorn’ here: <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/pass/mount-schithorn" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link http//wwwraileuropecom/pass/mount-schithorn">http://www.raileurope.com/pass/mount-schithorn</a>.<br /><br /><b><u>Lake Thun (boats)</u></b><br /><br />The <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/eurail-select-pass-2-countries-8039" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">2 country Eurail Select Pass</a> enables you to receive a 50% discount on the BLS boat services on Lake Thun. You can take one of these boats from Interlaken to Spiez or to Thun.<br /><br /><b><u>Spiez to Genoa or Thun to Genoa</u></b><br /><br />From Spiez or Thun, you can board a direct train down to Milan to connect to Genoa.<br /><br />From Spiez, the connection to Genoa takes 4.5 to 5 hours in duration and involve changing trains at least once in Genoa along the way. Depending on when you depart, you may end up changing trains once in Brig en route from Spiez to Genoa. Thun is the next stop for trains from Spiez to Genoa or Brig, so you can board at either station.<br /><br />Trains from Spiez/Thun to Genoa and trains from Genoa to Milan do require reservations as a supplement to the rail pass. You would purchase the reservations by searching the route on our homepage, 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 Select Pass 2 Countries’). For this route, you would just have to do one search from Spiez to Genoa (or Thun to Genoa) and another search for connecting trains from Genoa to Milan.<br /><br /><b><u>Genoa to Vernazza</u></b><br /><br />From Genoa to Vernazza, there are direct regional trains. Otherwise, you can take a combination of regional trains via Sestri Levante. The regional trains don’t accept reservations, so the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/eurail-select-pass-2-countries-8039" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">2 country Eurail Select Pass</a> is all you would need to board. The trip can take anywhere from 1 hour to 2.5 hours.<br /><br />A lot of the regional trains between Sestri Levante and Vernazza/La Spezia (Cinque Terre Express) stop at the other villages of the Cinque Terre.<br /><br /><b><u>Vernazza to Florence</u></b><br /><br />Connections from Vernazza to Florence involve 2 train changes along the way; once in La Spezia and then once in Pisa. To make this connection, you can take all regional trains. The regional trains don’t accept reservations, so the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/eurail-select-pass-2-countries-8039" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">2 country Eurail Select Pass</a> is all you would need to board. If you happen to take an IC train for the segment from La Spezia to Pisa, then reservations would be required.<br /><br /><b><u>Florence to Siena</u></b><br /><br />From Florence to Siena, you would take a direct regional train. These trains do not accept reservations, so the <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">2 country Eurail Select Pass</a> is all you would need to board.<br /><br /><b><u>Siena to Rome</u></b><br /><br />Connections from Siena to Rome take 3 to 3.5 hours and involve changing trains once in Florence along the way. The trains from Siena to Florence are regional trains that do not accept reservations, so the <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">2 country Eurail Select Pass</a> is all you would need to board. From Florence to Rome, you would take a high-speed Frecciarossa or Frecciargento train. On Frecciarossa and Frecciargento trains, reservations are required as a supplement to the rail pass.<br /><br />For planning, you can use the route search feature on our homepage just to view schedules for the non-reservable segment from Siena to Florence. For travel with a rail pass, you would purchase reservations from Florence to Rome by searching the route on our homepage, 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 Select Pass 2 Countries’)..
  • June 14, 2018 18:19
    Jeff
    Changed title of Eurail Global Pass one day Used up? by kamran khan to With a Eurail Global Pass, what is the child age on Eurostar from London to Paris? Does it use up a day on the Eurail Global Pass to take the Eurostar?.
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  • June 14, 2018 18:19
    Jeff
    Changed description of Hi, I have Eurail Global Pass that doesn't include London. I get discount buying Eurostar tickets, have couple of questions; <br /> 1. what is the age limit for kids to travel free on Eurostart from London to Paris? I have 3 kids - 3, 11 and 12 <br /> 2. If I buy discounted tickets, one of the days in Eurail Global Pass will not be used up? <br /><br /> any insight will be appreciated. <br /><br /> thanks <br /><br /> Kam by kamran khan to Hi, I have Eurail Global Pass that doesn't include London. I get discount buying Eurostar tickets, have couple of questions;1. what is the age limit for kids to travel free on Eurostart from London to Paris? I have 3 kids - 3, 11 and 122. If I buy discounted tickets, one of the days in Eurail Global Pass will not be used up? any insight will be appreciated. thanksKam.
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  • June 14, 2018 18:17
    Jeff
    Changed reply in topic of With a Eurail Global Pass, what is the child age on Eurostar from London to Paris? Does it use up a day on the Eurail Global Pass to take the Eurostar? by Jeff to If you'll be spending time in <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/paris" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/city/paris">Paris</a> 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" target="_blank">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" 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 <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=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" 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" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/pass/paris-visite-pass-8339">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><br /><br />There is also the '<a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/paris-museum-pass-8335" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/pass/paris-museum-pass-8335">Paris Museum Pass</a>', which does not cover any transportation, but it does cover entry to over 60 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/pass/paris-museum-pass-8335" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/pass/paris-museum-pass-8335">Paris Museum Pass</a>' here: <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/pass/paris-museum-pass-8335" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link http//wwwraileuropecom/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" 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>.
  • June 14, 2018 18:17
    Jeff
    Changed reply in topic of With a Eurail Global Pass, what is the child age on Eurostar from London to Paris? Does it use up a day on the Eurail Global Pass to take the Eurostar? by Jeff to If you'll be spending time in <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/paris" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/city/paris">Paris</a> 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 '<a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/paris-visite-pass-8339" rel="nofollow">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">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 '<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" 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" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/pass/paris-visite-pass-8339">Paris Visite</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 '<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 does not cover any transportation, but it does cover 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>' 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">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>.
  • June 14, 2018 18:14
    Jeff
    Changed reply in topic of With a Eurail Global Pass, what is the child age on Eurostar from London to Paris? Does it use up a day on the Eurail Global Pass to take the Eurostar? by Jeff to If you'll be staying in <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/london" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/city/london">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">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" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/pass/visitor-oyster-card-8331">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>.
  • June 14, 2018 18:13
    Jeff
    Changed reply in topic of With a Eurail Global Pass, what is the child age on Eurostar from London to Paris? Does it use up a day on the Eurail Global Pass to take the Eurostar? by Jeff to Hi Kam,<br /><br />For travel with a <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/eurail-global-pass-5880" rel="nofollow">Eurail Global Pass</a>, you would purchase reservations on the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train/eurostar-7514" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/train/eurostar-7514">Eurostar</a> from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/decouvrir-l-europe/article/london-paris" rel="nofollow">London to Paris</a> by searching the route on our homepage (<a href="http://www.raileurope.com" rel="nofollow">www.raileurope.com</a>), checking the box that says ‘I have a rail pass’, and then indicating that you'll be traveling with a <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>.<br /><br />On the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train/eurostar-7514" rel="nofollow">Eurostar</a>, only children under the age of 4 would travel free. Children 4 to 11 qualify for child discounts. However, if they have the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/eurail-global-pass-5880" rel="nofollow">Eurail Global Pass</a>, they would just receive the 'passholder' discount. Discounts cannot be combined, so there would be no child discount on top of the passholder rate. The 3-year old would travel free.<br /><br />Be advised that it does use up a 'travel day' on 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> if you use it to take the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train/eurostar-7514" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/train/eurostar-7514">Eurostar</a>.<br /><br />Generally, the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train/eurostar-7514" rel="nofollow">Eurostar</a> can be booked 6 to 9 months in advance of a departure..
  • June 14, 2018 17:45
    Jeff
    Changed reply in topic of Switzerland trip. Zürich Airport to Grindelwald (Jungfraujoch, Kleine Scheidegg, First, Grösse-Scheidegg, Männlichen, Wilderswil, Schynige Platte) & then Grindelwald back to Zurich Airport by Jeff to For time spent in Zurich, 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-577" rel="nofollow" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/activities/?countries=undefined&amp;cities=cities-577">http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/activities/?countries=undefined&amp;cities=cities-577</a>.<br /><br />For time spent in the Interlaken area, you can shop tours offered by clicking here: <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/activities/?countries=undefined&amp;cities=cities-5011" rel="nofollow" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/activities/?countries=undefined&amp;cities=cities-5011">http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/activities/?countries=undefined&amp;cities=cities-5011</a>.<br /><br />For Genoa, you can shop city passes and tours here: <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/activities/?countries=undefined&amp;cities=cities-805" rel="nofollow" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/activities/?countries=undefined&amp;cities=cities-805">http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/activities/?countries=undefined&amp;cities=cities-805</a>.<br /><br />For tours and activities out of the Cinque Terre and La Spezia, you would click here: <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/activities/?countries=undefined&amp;cities=cities-22149" rel="nofollow" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/activities/?countries=undefined&amp;cities=cities-22149">http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/activities/?countries=undefined&amp;cities=cities-22149</a>.<br /><br />City passes and tours for Florence can be found here: <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/activities/?countries=undefined&amp;cities=cities-519" rel="nofollow" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/activities/?countries=undefined&amp;cities=cities-519">http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/activities/?countries=undefined&amp;cities=cities-519</a>.<br /><br />City passes and tours for Siena can be found here: <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/activities/?countries=undefined&amp;cities=cities-944" rel="nofollow">http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/activities/?countries=undefined&amp;cities=cities-944</a>.<br /><br />For time spent in Rome, you can shop city passes and tours here: <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/activities/?countries=undefined&amp;cities=cities-511" rel="nofollow" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/activities/?countries=undefined&amp;cities=cities-511">http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/activities/?countries=undefined&amp;cities=cities-511</a>..
  • June 14, 2018 17:34
    Jeff
    Changed reply in topic of Switzerland trip. Zürich Airport to Grindelwald (Jungfraujoch, Kleine Scheidegg, First, Grösse-Scheidegg, Männlichen, Wilderswil, Schynige Platte) & then Grindelwald back to Zurich Airport by Jeff to Hi Brittany,<br /><br />For the requested itinerary, your best option would be the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/eurail-select-pass-2-countries-8039" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">2 country option of the Eurail Select Pass</a> to include Switzerland and Italy. 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 Lauterbrunnen</u></b><br /><br />If you’re interested in the GoldenPass route, then I would definitely recommend doing it. It only adds about an hour to your journey time to travel to travel from Zurich to Lauterbrunnen via Lucerne and the GoldenPass, instead of via Bern.<br /><br />Travel from Zurich to Lauterbrunnen by way of the GoldenPass route takes just under 3.5 hours in duration and involves 2 train changes along the way; once in Lucerne and then once in Interlaken. The GoldenPass segment is from Lucerne to Interlaken. Trains from Interlaken to Lauterbrunnen run along the famed Bernese Oberland Railway.<br /><br />On the GoldenPass segment from Lucerne to Interlaken, reservations are possible but not necessary. Trains from Zurich to Lucerne and Interlaken to Lauterbrunnen do not accept reservations, so the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/eurail-select-pass-2-countries-8039" rel="nofollow">2 country Eurail Select Pass</a> is all you would need to board.<br /><br />For planning, you can use the route search feature on our homepage (<a href="http://www.raileurope.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com">www.raileurope.com</a>) to view schedules for these trains. For a trip from Zurich to Lauterbrunnen via Lucerne, you would just to have to piece together the connection by doing a separate search for each segment. Therefore, you would do one search from Zurich to Lucerne, another search for connecting trains from Lucerne to Interlaken, and another search for connecting trains from Interlaken to Lauterbrunnen.<br /><br />For travel with a rail pass, you would purchase reservations from Lucerne to Interlaken by searching the route on our homepage, 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 Select Pass 2 Countries’).<br /><br /><b><u>Mount Schilthorn/Mürren</u></b><br /><br />There are 2 different routes you can take to get from Interlaken to Mount Schilthorn; one via Grütschalp and the other via Stechelberg.<br /><br />The Grütschalp route would look like this:<br /><br />-Train from Interlaken to Lauterbrunnen on the ‘Bernese Oberland Railway’<br />-'Grütschalpbahn' cable car from Lauterbrunnen to Grütschalp<br />-'Mürrenbahn' train from Grütschalp to Mürren<br />-‘Schilthornbahn' cable cars from Mürren to Birg and Birg to Schilthorn<br /><br />The Stechelberg route would look like this:<br /><br />-Train from Interlaken to Lauterbrunnen on the ‘Bernese Oberland Railway’<br />-Bus from Lauterbrunnen to Stechelberg<br />-'Schilthornbahn’ cable cars from Stechelberg to Gimmelwald, Gimmelwald to Mürren, Mürren to Birg, and Birg to Schilthorn<br /><br />With the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/eurail-select-pass-2-countries-8039" rel="nofollow">2 country Eurail Select Pass</a>, you would be able to receive a discount of about 25% on either of these routes between Interlaken and Schilthorn. To receive this discount, you would purchase the 'Mountain Tops: Schilthorn Interlaken to Schilthorn Eurail Pass Holder' option of the pass for ‘Mount Schilthorn’ here: <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/pass/mount-schithorn" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link http//wwwraileuropecom/pass/mount-schithorn">http://www.raileurope.com/pass/mount-schithorn</a>.<br /><br /><b><u>Lake Thun (boats)</u></b><br /><br />The <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/eurail-select-pass-2-countries-8039" rel="nofollow">2 country Eurail Select Pass</a> enables you to receive a 50% discount on the BLS boat services on Lake Thun. You can take one of these boats from Interlaken to Spiez or to Thun.<br /><br /><b><u>Spiez to Genoa or Thun to Genoa</u></b><br /><br />From Spiez or Thun, you can board a direct train down to Milan to connect to Genoa.<br /><br />From Spiez, the connection to Genoa takes 4.5 to 5 hours in duration and involve changing trains at least once in Genoa along the way. Depending on when you depart, you may end up changing trains once in Brig en route from Spiez to Genoa. Thun is the next stop for trains from Spiez to Genoa or Brig, so you can board at either station.<br /><br />Trains from Spiez/Thun to Genoa and trains from Genoa to Milan do require reservations as a supplement to the rail pass. You would purchase the reservations by searching the route on our homepage, 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 Select Pass 2 Countries’). For this route, you would just have to do one search from Spiez to Genoa (or Thun to Genoa) and another search for connecting trains from Genoa to Milan.<br /><br /><b><u>Genoa to Vernazza</u></b><br /><br />From Genoa to Vernazza, there are direct regional trains. Otherwise, you can take a combination of regional trains via Sestri Levante. The regional trains don’t accept reservations, so the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/eurail-select-pass-2-countries-8039" rel="nofollow">2 country Eurail Select Pass</a> is all you would need to board. The trip can take anywhere from 1 hour to 2.5 hours.<br /><br /><b><u>Vernazza to Florence</u></b><br /><br />Connections from Vernazza to Florence involve 2 train changes along the way; once in La Spezia and then once in Pisa. To make this connection, you can take all regional trains. The regional trains don’t accept reservations, so the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/eurail-select-pass-2-countries-8039" rel="nofollow">2 country Eurail Select Pass</a> is all you would need to board. If you happen to take an IC train for the segment from La Spezia to Pisa, then reservations would be required.<br /><br /><b><u>Florence to Siena</u></b><br /><br />From Florence to Siena, you would take a direct regional train. These trains do not accept reservations, so the <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">2 country Eurail Select Pass</a> is all you would need to board.<br /><br /><b><u>Siena to Rome</u></b><br /><br />Connections from Siena to Rome take 3 to 3.5 hours and involve changing trains once in Florence along the way. The trains from Siena to Florence are regional trains that do not accept reservations, so the <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">2 country Eurail Select Pass</a> is all you would need to board. From Florence to Rome, you would take a high-speed Frecciarossa or Frecciargento train. On Frecciarossa and Frecciargento trains, reservations are required as a supplement to the rail pass.<br /><br />For planning, you can use the route search feature on our homepage just to view schedules for the non-reservable segment from Siena to Florence. For travel with a rail pass, you would purchase reservations from Florence to Rome by searching the route on our homepage, 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 Select Pass 2 Countries’)..
  • June 14, 2018 17:32
    Jeff
    Changed reply in topic of Switzerland trip. Zürich Airport to Grindelwald (Jungfraujoch, Kleine Scheidegg, First, Grösse-Scheidegg, Männlichen, Wilderswil, Schynige Platte) & then Grindelwald back to Zurich Airport by Jeff to Hi Brittany,<br /><br />For the requested itinerary, your best option would be the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/eurail-select-pass-2-countries-8039" rel="nofollow">2 country option of the Eurail Select Pass</a> to include Switzerland and Italy. For this pass, you would click here: <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/eurail-select-pass-2-countries-8039" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/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 Lauterbrunnen</u></b><br /><br />If you’re interested in the GoldenPass route, then I would definitely recommend doing it. It only adds about an hour to your journey time to travel to travel from Zurich to Lauterbrunnen via Lucerne and the GoldenPass, instead of via Bern.<br /><br />Travel from Zurich to Lauterbrunnen by way of the GoldenPass route takes just under 3.5 hours in duration and involves 2 train changes along the way; once in Lucerne and then once in Interlaken. The GoldenPass segment is from Lucerne to Interlaken. Trains from Interlaken to Lauterbrunnen run along the famed Bernese Oberland Railway.<br /><br />On the GoldenPass segment from Lucerne to Interlaken, reservations are possible but not necessary. Trains from Zurich to Lucerne and Interlaken to Lauterbrunnen do not accept reservations, so the Eurail Select Pass is all you would need to board.<br /><br />For planning, you can use the route search feature on our homepage (<a href="http://www.raileurope.com" rel="nofollow">www.raileurope.com</a>) to view schedules for these trains. For a trip from Zurich to Lauterbrunnen via Lucerne, you would just to have to piece together the connection by doing a separate search for each segment. Therefore, you would do one search from Zurich to Lucerne, another search for connecting trains from Lucerne to Interlaken, and another search for connecting trains from Interlaken to Lauterbrunnen.<br /><br />For travel with a rail pass, you would purchase reservations from Lucerne to Interlaken by searching the route on our homepage, 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 Select Pass 2 Countries’).<br /><br /><b><u>Mount Schilthorn/Mürren</u></b><br /><br />There are 2 different routes you can take to get from Interlaken to Mount Schilthorn; one via Grütschalp and the other via Stechelberg.<br /><br />The Grütschalp route would look like this:<br /><br />-Train from Interlaken to Lauterbrunnen on the ‘Bernese Oberland Railway’<br />-'Grütschalpbahn' cable car from Lauterbrunnen to Grütschalp<br />-'Mürrenbahn' train from Grütschalp to Mürren<br />-‘Schilthornbahn' cable cars from Mürren to Birg and Birg to Schilthorn<br /><br />The Stechelberg route would look like this:<br /><br />-Train from Interlaken to Lauterbrunnen on the ‘Bernese Oberland Railway’<br />-Bus from Lauterbrunnen to Stechelberg<br />-'Schilthornbahn’ cable cars from Stechelberg to Gimmelwald, Gimmelwald to Mürren, Mürren to Birg, and Birg to Schilthorn<br /><br />With the Eurail Select Pass, you would be able to receive a discount of about 25% on either of these routes between Interlaken and Schilthorn. To receive this discount, you would purchase the 'Mountain Tops: Schilthorn Interlaken to Schilthorn Eurail Pass Holder' option of the pass for ‘Mount Schilthorn’ here: <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/pass/mount-schithorn" rel="nofollow" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/pass/mount-schithorn">http://www.raileurope.com/pass/mount-schithorn</a>.<br /><br /><b><u>Lake Thun (boats)</u></b><br /><br />The Eurail Select Pass enables you to receive a 50% discount on the BLS boat services on Lake Thun. You can take one of these boats from Interlaken to Spiez or to Thun.<br /><br /><b><u>Spiez to Genoa or Thun to Genoa</u></b><br /><br />From Spiez or Thun, you can board a direct train down to Milan to connect to Genoa.<br /><br />From Spiez, the connection to Genoa takes 4.5 to 5 hours in duration and involve changing trains at least once in Genoa along the way. Depending on when you depart, you may end up changing trains once in Brig en route from Spiez to Genoa. Thun is the next stop for trains from Spiez to Genoa or Brig, so you can board at either station.<br /><br />Trains from Spiez/Thun to Genoa and trains from Genoa to Milan do require reservations as a supplement to the rail pass. You would purchase the reservations by searching the route on our homepage, 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 Select Pass 2 Countries’). For this route, you would just have to do one search from Spiez to Genoa (or Thun to Genoa) and another search for connecting trains from Genoa to Milan.<br /><br /><b><u>Genoa to Vernazza</u></b><br /><br />From Genoa to Vernazza, there are direct regional trains. Otherwise, you can take a combination of regional trains via Sestri Levante. The regional trains don’t accept reservations, so the Eurail Select Pass is all you would need to board. The trip can take anywhere from 1 hour to 2.5 hours.<br /><br /><b><u>Vernazza to Florence</u></b><br /><br />Connections from Vernazza to Florence involve 2 train changes along the way; once in La Spezia and then once in Pisa. To make this connection, you can take all regional trains. The regional trains don’t accept reservations, so the 2 country Eurail Select Pass is all you would need to board. If you happen to take an IC train for the segment from La Spezia to Pisa, then reservations would be required.<br /><br /><b><u>Florence to Siena</u></b><br /><br />From Florence to Siena, you would take a direct regional train. These trains do not accept reservations, so the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/eurail-select-pass-2-countries-8039" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/pass/eurail-select-pass-2-countries-8039">2 country Eurail Select Pass</a> is all you would need to board.<br /><br /><b><u>Siena to Rome</u></b><br /><br />Connections from Siena to Rome take 3 to 3.5 hours and involve changing trains once in Florence along the way. The trains from Siena to Florence are regional trains that do not accept reservations, so the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/eurail-select-pass-2-countries-8039" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/pass/eurail-select-pass-2-countries-8039">2 country Eurail Select Pass</a> is all you would need to board. From Florence to Rome, you would take a high-speed Frecciarossa or Frecciargento train. On Frecciarossa and Frecciargento trains, reservations are required as a supplement to the rail pass.<br /><br />For planning, you can use the route search feature on our homepage just to view schedules for the non-reservable segment from Siena to Florence. For travel with a rail pass, you would purchase reservations from Florence to Rome by searching the route on our homepage, 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 Select Pass 2 Countries’)..
  • June 12, 2018 18:28
    Jeff
    Changed reply in topic of Switzerland trip. Zürich Airport to Grindelwald (Jungfraujoch, Kleine Scheidegg, First, Grösse-Scheidegg, Männlichen, Wilderswil, Schynige Platte) & then Grindelwald back to Zurich Airport by Jeff to Hi Yako-chan,<br /><br />For the requested itinerary, your best option would be to purchase the 'Swiss Transfer Ticket' in combination with the 'Jungfrau Travel Pass-Top of Europe'.<br /><br />The 'Swiss Transfer Ticket' covers the ticket costs for one trip from any Swiss airport (or border station) to any single destination in Switzerland and then another trip from that destination to any Swiss airport (or border station). Therefore, it would be valid to cover you from the Zurich Airport to Grindelwald and then Grindelwald back to Zurich Airport.<br /><br />The 'Jungfrau Travel Pass-Top of Europe' covers everything you mentioned once you're in Grindelwald. For the 'Swiss Transfer Ticket', you would click here: <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/swiss-transfer-ticket-5935" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/pass/swiss-transfer-ticket-5935">https://www.raileurope.com/pass/swiss-transfer-ticket-5935</a><br /><br />For the 'Jungfrau Travel Pass-Top of Europe', you would click here: <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/pass/jungfrau-travel-pass-8309" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/pass/jungfrau-travel-pass-8309">https://www.raileurope.com/pass/jungfrau-travel-pass-8309</a><br /><br /><b><u>Zurich Airport-Grindelwald</u></b><br /><br />The fastest/most feasible connections from the Zurich Airport to Grindelwald take just under 3 hours in duration and involves 2 train changes along the way; once in Bern and then once in Interlaken.<br /><br />If you don't mind adding about one hour to your trip time for either your outbound or return, you can take a different route that involves following a segment of the famed GoldenPass scenic route for part of the way. This option takes just under 4 hours in duration and involves 2 train changes along the way; once in Lucerne and then once in Interlaken.<br /><br />The 'Swiss Transfer Ticket' is valid for you to travel either of these routes between the Zurich Airport and Grindelwald. I'd recommend taking one route for your outbound and the other for your return.<br /><br />Reservations are not necessary on any of these trains, so the Swiss Transfer Ticket is all you would need to board.<br /><br />For planning purposes, you can use the route search feature under 'Tickets &amp; Reservations' on our homepage (<a href="http://www.raileurope.com" rel="nofollow" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com">www.raileurope.com</a>) just to view schedules for these trains.<br /><br />For the option via Bern, you can just break up your search accordingly in Bern. Therefore, you would do one search from 'Zurich Airport' to 'Bern' and another search from 'Bern' to 'Grindelwald'.<br /><br />To view schedules for the option via Lucerne and the GoldenPass, you would have to piece together the connection by doing a separate search for each segment. Therefore, you would do one search from 'Zurich Airport' to 'Lucerne', another search for connecting trains from 'Lucerne' to 'Interlaken', and another search for connecting trains from 'Interlaken' to 'Grindelwald'.<br /><br />Lucerne to Interlaken is the segment that follows the GoldenPass scenic route. Trains from Interlaken to Grindelwald run along the 'Bernese Oberland Railway'.<br /><br /><b><u>Grindelwald-Jungfraujoch</u></b><br /><br />For your travel from Grindelwald to Jungfraujoch, you would use the 'Jungfrau Travel Pass-Top of Europe'. This will cover you on the 'Wengernalp Railway' from Grindelwald to Kleine Scheidegg and the 'Jungfrau Railway' from Kleine Scheidegg to Jungfraujoch.<br /><br />On the 'Jungfrau Railway' between Kleine Scheidegg and Jungfraujoch, reservations are highly recommended for travel between the months of May and October. The reservations are a small cost in addition to the 'Jungfrau Travel Pass-Top of Europe' and have to be made locally at the stations in either Interlaken (Interlaken Ost), Grindelwald, Lauterbrunnen, and Wengen.<br /><br />The ‘Jungfrau Railway’ itself runs mostly through a tunnel (the ‘Jungfrau Tunnel’), but there are two ‘sightseeing stops’ in the tunnel (‘Eigerwand’ and ‘Eismeer’) where passengers can exit their train and take in the views through windows built into the side of the mountain.<br /><br />At the Jungfraujoch Top of Europe station, you have access to the Sphinx Observation Terrace and the Aletsch Glacier (Great Aletsch Glacier). The Jungfraujoch station (Top of Europe) is the highest rail station in Europe, the Sphinx Observation Terrace is one of the highest astronomical observatories in the world, and the Aletsch Glacier (Great Aletsch Glacier) is the longest glacier in Europe.<br /><br /><b><u>Grindelwald-First &amp; Grindelwald-Grosse Scheidegg</u></b><br /><br />For the Firstbahn and the Grindelwald-Grosse Scheidegg bus (Bussalp), you would use the 'Jungfrau Travel Pass-Top of Europe'.<br /><br />The Firstbahn departs from its base station in the nearby village of Grindelwald. The ascent consists of a cable car from the base station to Bort, another cable car from Bort to Schreckfeld, and then another cable car from Schreckfeld to the summit station of First. Once you’ve ascended to the First summit station, you would have access to the 'First Cliff Walk (by Tissot)', a 131 ft long suspension bridge leading to an observation platform that offers spectacular panoramic views of the valley below and the surrounding mountains.<br /><br /><b><u>Grindelwald-Männlichen-Kleine Scheidegg-Wengen-Wilderswil-Schynige Platte</u></b><br /><br />The 'Jungfrau Travel Pass-Top of Europe' is valid for you to use on the gondola from Grindelwald to Männlichen and also the cable car from Männlichen to Wengen.<br /><br />From Wengen, you can take the 'Wengernalp Railway' to Kleine Scheidegg. From Kleine Scheidegg, you would take the 'Wengernalp Railway' to Grindelwald, where you would switch to the 'Bernese Oberland Railway' to Wilderswil. In Wilderswil, you switch to the nostalgic ‘Schynige Platte Railway’ to the Schynige Platte station. The 'Jungfrau Travel Pass-Top of Europe' is valid to cover you on all these trips..
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