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Rail pass for Italy, Switzerland, and Austria. Is there a charge for travel in Italy? Is there a charge to go from Milan to Zermatt?

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  • November 19, 2018 22:19
    Jeff
    Changed title to Rail pass for Italy, Switzerland, and Austria. Is there a charge for travel in Italy? Is there a charge to go from Milan to Zermatt?
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  • November 19, 2018 22:19
    Jeff
    Changed description to HiI'm Planning to visit Italy,Swiss and Austria, If i take a Eurail pass for 15 days will I be charged for my travel within italy, And also wanted to know if i'm going from Milan to zermatt is that travel is chargeable....
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  • November 19, 2018 22:18
    Jeff
    Change in reply by Jeff to Hi Saisree,<br /><br />Rail passes cover ticket costs for trains running ‘inter-city’ (between different cities) within the country or countries included on the pass.<br /><br />When applicable, reservations are a supplementary cost to a rail pass. Within <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/destinations/country-guides/article/italy" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/destinations/country-guides/article/italy">Italy</a>, reservations are required on <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train/italian-trains-frecciarossa-7590" rel="nofollow">Frecciarossa</a>, <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train/italian-trains-frecciargento-7587" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/train/italian-trains-frecciargento-7587">Frecciargento</a>, <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train/italian-trains-frecciabianca-7588" rel="nofollow">Frecciabianca</a>, <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train/italian-trains-intercity-7586" rel="nofollow">InterCity</a>, and night trains.<br /><br />Connections from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/milan" rel="nofollow">Milan</a> to <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/zermatt" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/city/zermatt">Zermatt</a> take about 3.5 hours in duration and involve changing trains once in <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/brig" rel="nofollow">Brig</a> along the way. Trains from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/milan" rel="nofollow">Milan</a> to <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/brig" rel="nofollow">Brig</a> do require reservations as a supplement to a rail pass. Trains from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/brig" rel="nofollow">Brig</a> to <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/city/zermatt" rel="nofollow">Zermatt</a> do not accept reservations, so the rail pass is all you would need to board.<br /><br />For travel with a rail pass, you would purchase reservations from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/journeys/article/milan-brig" rel="nofollow">Milan to Brig</a> by searching the route on our homepage (<a href="http://www.raileurope.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">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 Select Pass 3 Countries’).<br /><br />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://www.raileurope.com">www.raileurope.com</a>) just to view schedules for the non-reservable segment from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/journeys/article/brig-zermatt" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/journeys/article/brig-zermatt">Brig to Zermatt</a>..
  • November 19, 2018 20:54
    Jeff
    Change in reply by Jeff to Hi Saisree,<br /><br />Rail passes cover ticket costs for trains running ‘inter-city’ (between different cities) within the country or countries included on the pass.<br /><br />When applicable, reservations are a supplementary cost to a rail pass. Within Italy, reservations are required on Frecciarossa, Frecciargento, Frecciabianca, InterCity, and night trains.<br /><br />Connections from Milan to Zermatt take about 3.5 hours in duration and involve changing trains once in Brig along the way. Trains from Milan to Brig do require reservations as a supplement to a rail pass. Trains from Brig to Zermatt do not accept reservations, so the rail pass is all you would need to board.<br /><br />For travel with a rail pass, you would purchase reservations from Milan to Brig 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 the type of rail pass with which you'll be traveling (i.e. a ‘Eurail Select Pass 3 Countries’).<br /><br />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">www.raileurope.com</a>) just to view schedules for the non-reservable segment from Brig to Zermatt..

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