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  • April 20, 2018 15:03
    Jeff
    Change in reply by Jeff to <b><u>IMPORTANT UPDATE</u></b><br /><br />As of April 2018:<br /><br />‘Passholder 2’ and ‘Passholder 3’ rates on TGV Lyria trains (Basel-Paris) are no longer valid. For a TGV Lyria to be covered, Eurail Passes must now include both countries being traveled through..
  • April 18, 2018 18:23
    Jeff
    Change in reply by Jeff to <b><u>IMPORTANT UPDATE</u></b><br /><br />As of April 2018:<br /><br />‘Passholder 2’ and ‘Passholder 3’ rates on TGV Lyria trains are no longer valid. For a TGV Lyria to be covered, Eurail Passes must now include both countries being traveled through..
  • April 05, 2018 16:18
    Jeff
    Change in reply by Jeff to <b><u>IMPORTANT UPDATE</u></b><br /><br />As of this month (April 2018):<br /><br />The following rail passes no longer qualify passengers to receive ‘passholder’ rates for reservations on the Eurostar:<br /><br />Any single country Eurail Pass, including:<br /><br />• Eurail France Pass<br />• Eurail Benelux Pass<br /><br />Any 2 country option of Eurail Select Pass, including:<br /><br />• Eurail France-Italy Pass<br />• Eurail France-Switzerland Pass<br />• Eurail France-Germany Pass<br />• Eurail Benelux-France Pass<br />• Eurail France-Spain Pass<br />• Eurail Benelux-Germany Pass<br /><br />BritRail Passes and the France-Italy combination of the 2 country Eurail Select Pass continue to not be valid on the Eurostar.<br /><br />Passengers traveling with any of these rail passes would need to purchase regular tickets to take the Eurostar.<br /><br />Passholder rates will continue to be offered (depending on availability) to any passenger traveling with a Eurail Global Pass, a 3 country Eurail Select Pass (that includes the country of arrival or departure, be it France or the Benelux), or a 4 country Eurail Select Pass (that includes the country of arrival or departure, be it France or the Benelux)..
  • September 12, 2017 21:20
    Jeff
    Change in reply by Jeff to For time spent in <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/switzerland/zurich/index.html" rel="nofollow">Zurich</a>, you can view various city passes and tours here: <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/en/activities/switzerland/zurich/" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/en/activities/switzerland/zurich/">https://www.raileurope.com/en/activities/switzerland/zurich/</a>.<br /><br />Tours for the area around <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/switzerland/interlaken/index.html" rel="nofollow">Interlaken</a> can be found here: <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/en/activities/switzerland/interlaken/" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/en/activities/switzerland/interlaken/">https://www.raileurope.com/en/activities/switzerland/interlaken/</a>..
  • September 12, 2017 21:19
    Jeff
    Change in reply by Jeff to If you'll be staying in <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/france/paris/index.html" rel="nofollow">Paris</a> for multiple days and plan on using the Métro and RER to get around the city, you may also want to consider purchasing either the '<a href="https://www.raileurope.com/attractions/things-to-do/paris-pass/index.html" rel="nofollow">Paris Pass</a>' or the '<a href="https://www.raileurope.com/activities/paris-visite/index.html" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/activities/paris-visite/index.html">Paris Visite</a>'.<br /><br />The '<a href="https://www.raileurope.com/attractions/things-to-do/paris-pass/index.html" 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/europe-travel-guide/france/paris/index.html" rel="nofollow">Paris</a>. You would purchase the '<a href="https://www.raileurope.com/attractions/things-to-do/paris-pass/index.html" rel="nofollow">Paris Pass</a>' here: <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/en/attractions/things-to-do/paris-pass/index.html" rel="nofollow" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/en/attractions/things-to-do/paris-pass/index.html">http://www.raileurope.com/en/attractions/things-to-do/paris-pass/index.html</a>.<br /><br />The '<a href="https://www.raileurope.com/activities/paris-visite/index.html" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/activities/paris-visite/index.html">Paris Visite</a>' just covers local transportation in <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/france/paris/index.html" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/france/paris/index.html">Paris</a>, which includes the Métro and RER networks, as well as city buses. You would purchase the '<a href="https://www.raileurope.com/activities/paris-visite/index.html" rel="nofollow">Paris Visite</a>' here: <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/activities/paris-visite/index.html" rel="nofollow" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/activities/paris-visite/index.html">http://www.raileurope.com/activities/paris-visite/index.html</a>.<br /><br />There is also the '<a href="https://www.raileurope.com/activities/paris-museum-pass/index.html" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/activities/paris-museum-pass/index.html">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/europe-travel-guide/france/paris/index.html" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/france/paris/index.html">Paris</a>. You would purchase the '<a href="https://www.raileurope.com/activities/paris-museum-pass/index.html" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/activities/paris-museum-pass/index.html">Paris Museum Pass</a>' here: <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/activities/paris-museum-pass/index.html" rel="nofollow" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/activities/paris-museum-pass/index.html">http://www.raileurope.com/activities/paris-museum-pass/index.html</a>.<br /><br />Various other city passes and tours for <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/france/paris/index.html" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/france/paris/index.html">Paris</a> can be found here: <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/en/activities/france/paris/" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/en/activities/france/paris/">https://www.raileurope.com/en/activities/france/paris/</a>.<br /><br />If you'll be staying in <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/england/london/index.html" rel="nofollow">London</a> for multiple days and you'll be using public transit to get around, you'd want to consider purchasing either the '<a href="https://www.raileurope.com/activities/london-travel-card/index.html" rel="nofollow">London Travel Card</a>' or the '<a href="https://www.raileurope.com/activities/visitor-oyster-card/index.html" 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/activities/london-travel-card/index.html" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/activities/london-travel-card/index.html">London Travel Card</a>' you would click here: <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/activities/london-travel-card/index.html" rel="nofollow" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/activities/london-travel-card/index.html">http://www.raileurope.com/activities/london-travel-card/index.html</a>.<br /><br />To purchase the '<a href="https://www.raileurope.com/activities/visitor-oyster-card/index.html" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/activities/visitor-oyster-card/index.html">Visitor Oyster Card</a>' you would click here: <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/activities/visitor-oyster-card/index.html" rel="nofollow" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/activities/visitor-oyster-card/index.html">http://www.raileurope.com/activities/visitor-oyster-card/index.html</a>.<br /><br />To browse other city passes for a stay in <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/england/london/index.html" rel="nofollow">London</a>, you would click here: <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/en/activities/england/london/" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/en/activities/england/london/">https://www.raileurope.com/en/activities/england/london/</a>..
  • September 12, 2017 21:12
    Jeff
    Change in reply by Jeff to Hi Inhee,<br /><br />For the requested itinerary, you may want to purchase the 2 country option of the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/rail-tickets-passes/eurail-select-pass/index.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Eurail Select Pass</a> to include <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/france/index.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/france/index.html">France</a> and <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/switzerland/index.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/switzerland/index.html">Switzerland</a>. For the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/rail-tickets-passes/eurail-select-pass/index.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Eurail Select Pass</a>, you would click here: <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/rail-tickets-passes/eurail-select-pass/index.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/rail-tickets-passes/eurail-select-pass/index.html">https://www.raileurope.com/rail-tickets-passes/eurail-select-pass/index.html</a>.<br /><br /><b><u>Zurich to Interlaken</u></b><br /><br />The shortest connections from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/switzerland/zurich/index.html" rel="nofollow">Zurich</a> to <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/switzerland/interlaken/index.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Interlaken</a> take just under 2 hours in duration and involve changing trains once in <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/switzerland/bern/index.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/switzerland/bern/index.html">Bern</a> along the way.<br /><br />Reservations are not necessary on either of these trains, so the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/rail-tickets-passes/eurail-select-pass/index.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/rail-tickets-passes/eurail-select-pass/indexhtml">Eurail Select Pass</a> is all you would need to board. For planning, you can view schedules for this route on <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/index.html" rel="nofollow">our website</a> by doing a separate search for each segment. Therefore, you would do one search for trains from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/popular-routes/zurich-to-bern.html" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/popular-routes/zurich-to-bern.html">Zurich to Bern</a> and <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/popular-routes/bern-to-interlaken.html" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/popular-routes/bern-to-interlaken.html">Bern to Interlaken</a>.<br /><br />If you don't mind adding about an hour to your journey time, you can take a different route that involves following along a segment of the famed <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/european-trains/golden-pass/how-to-book.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/european-trains/golden-pass/how-to-book.html">GoldenPass</a> scenic route for part of the journey. This option would take just under 3 hours in duration and involves changing trains once in <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/switzerland/lucerne/index.html" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/switzerland/lucerne/index.html">Lucerne</a> along the way, instead of <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/switzerland/bern/index.html" rel="nofollow">Bern</a>. The segment from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/popular-routes/lucerne-to-interlaken.html" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/popular-routes/lucerne-to-interlaken.html">Lucerne to Interlaken</a> is on the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/european-trains/golden-pass/how-to-book.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/european-trains/golden-pass/how-to-bookhtml">GoldenPass</a> scenic route.<br /><br />On the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/european-trains/golden-pass/how-to-book.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/european-trains/golden-pass/how-to-book.html">GoldenPass</a> trains from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/popular-routes/lucerne-to-interlaken.html" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/popular-routes/lucerne-to-interlaken.html">Lucerne to Interlaken</a>, reservations are possible but not necessary. Trains from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/popular-routes/zurich-to-lucerne.html" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/popular-routes/zurich-to-lucerne.html">Zurich to Lucerne</a> do not even accept reservations, so the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/rail-tickets-passes/eurail-select-pass/index.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/rail-tickets-passes/eurail-select-pass/indexhtml">Eurail Select Pass</a> is all you would need to board.<br /><br />To view schedules for the options from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/switzerland/zurich/index.html" rel="nofollow">Zurich</a> to <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/switzerland/interlaken/index.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/switzerland/interlaken/index.html">Interlaken</a> via <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/switzerland/lucerne/index.html" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/switzerland/lucerne/index.html">Lucerne</a>, you would just have to break up your search once in <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/switzerland/lucerne/index.html" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/switzerland/lucerne/index.html">Lucerne</a>. Therefore, you would do one search for trains from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/popular-routes/zurich-to-lucerne.html" rel="nofollow">Zurich to Lucerne</a> and another search for connecting trains from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/popular-routes/lucerne-to-interlaken.html" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/popular-routes/lucerne-to-interlaken.html">Lucerne to Interlaken</a>.<br /><br /><b><u>Interlaken-Jungfraujoch</u></b><br /><br />To get from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/switzerland/interlaken/index.html" rel="nofollow">Interlaken</a> to the Jungfraujoch Top of Europe station, there are 2 different routes you can take; one that goes via Grindelwald and the other that goes via Lauterbrunnen/Wengen.<br /><br />The Grindelwald route would look like this:<br /><br />-Train from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/popular-routes/interlaken-to-grindelwald.html" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/popular-routes/interlaken-to-grindelwald.html">Interlaken to Grindelwald</a> on the ‘Bernese Oberland Railway’<br />-Train from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/popular-routes/grindelwald-to-kleine-scheidegg.html" rel="nofollow">Grindelwald to Kleine Scheidegg</a> on the ‘Wengernalp Railway’<br />-Train from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/popular-routes/kleine-scheidegg-to-jungfraujoch.html" rel="nofollow">Kleine Scheidegg to Jungfraujoch</a> on the ‘Jungfrau Railway’ (the highest railway in Europe)<br /><br />The Lauterbrunnen/Wengen route would look like this:<br /><br />-Train from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/popular-routes/interlaken-to-lauterbrunnen.html" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/popular-routes/interlaken-to-lauterbrunnen.html">Interlaken to Lauterbrunnen</a> on the ‘Bernese Oberland Railway’<br />-Train from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/popular-routes/lauterbrunnen-to-kleine-scheidegg.html" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/popular-routes/lauterbrunnen-to-kleine-scheidegg.html">Lauterbrunnen to Kleine Scheidegg</a> on the ‘Wengernalp Railway’ (Wengen is a stop along this rail line)<br />-Train from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/popular-routes/kleine-scheidegg-to-jungfraujoch.html" rel="nofollow">Kleine Scheidegg to Jungfraujoch</a> on the ‘Jungfrau Railway’ (the highest railway in Europe)<br /><br />With the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/rail-tickets-passes/eurail-select-pass/index.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/rail-tickets-passes/eurail-select-pass/index.html">Eurail Select Pass</a>, you would be able to receive a discount of about 25% on either of these routes between <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/switzerland/interlaken/index.html" rel="nofollow">Interlaken</a> and the Jungfraujoch Top of Europe. To receive this discount, you would purchase the '1 Day Round-Trip Journey from Interlaken - For Use Only With Eurail Pass Which Includes Switzerland' option of a pass called the '<a href="https://www.raileurope.com/activities/jungfraujoch/index.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Jungfraujoch Top of Europe</a>' here: <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/activities/jungfraujoch/index.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/activities/jungfraujoch/indexhtml">https://www.raileurope.com/activities/jungfraujoch/index.html</a>.<br /><br />On the 'Jungfrau Railway' (the segment between Kleine Scheidegg and Jungfraujoch), reservations would be highly recommended for travel between the months of May and October. The reservations are a small cost in addition to the '<a href="https://www.raileurope.com/activities/jungfraujoch/index.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/activities/jungfraujoch/index.html">Jungfraujoch Top of Europe</a>' and have to be made locally at the stations in <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/switzerland/interlaken/index.html" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/switzerland/interlaken/index.html">Interlaken</a> (<a href="https://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/switzerland/interlaken/train-station/interlaken-train-station.html" rel="nofollow">Interlaken Ost</a>), Grindelwald, Lauterbrunnen, and Wengen.<br /><br />Expect stunning views throughout the entire trek between <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/switzerland/interlaken/index.html" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/switzerland/interlaken/index.html">Interlaken</a> and Jungfraujoch, whether you take the route via Grindelwald or the one via Lauterbrunnen/Wengen. To get the most of your Jungfraujoch experience, you might want to consider making your ascent one way and your descent the other. 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>Interlaken-Grindelwald</u></b><br /><br />If you plan to visit Grindelwald on a different day than your trek to Jungfraujoch, then I would just recommend purchasing separate tickets locally, rather than utilizing a 'travel day' on your rail pass. Therefore, I would recommend that you not account for this trip when determining the number of 'travel days' for which to purchase your <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/rail-tickets-passes/eurail-select-pass/index.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/rail-tickets-passes/eurail-select-pass/index.html">Eurail Select Pass</a>. It would not be worth it to devote a 'travel day' for such a short trip, and you should be able to receive a 25% discount by mentioning that you have the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/rail-tickets-passes/eurail-select-pass/index.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/rail-tickets-passes/eurail-select-pass/index.html">Eurail Select Pass</a>.<br /><br />Schedules from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/switzerland/interlaken/index.html" rel="nofollow">Interlaken</a> to Grindelwald are currently not able to be viewed on <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/index.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">our website</a>; however, these trains depart once every 30 minutes throughout the day, and the ride from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/switzerland/interlaken/index.html" rel="nofollow">Interlaken</a> to Grindelwald only takes about 35 minutes.<br /><br /><b><u>Interlaken to Paris</u></b><br /><br />A connection from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/switzerland/interlaken/index.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Interlaken</a> to <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/france/paris/index.html" rel="nofollow">Paris</a> takes just over 5 hours in duration and involves changing trains once in <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/switzerland/basel/index.html" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/switzerland/basel/index.html">Basel</a> along the way. Trains from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/switzerland/basel/index.html" rel="nofollow">Basel</a> to <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/france/paris/index.html" rel="nofollow">Paris</a> are high-speed <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/european-trains/tgv-lyria/how-to-book.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/european-trains/tgv-lyria/how-to-book.html">TGV Lyria</a> trains.<br /><br />On trains from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/popular-routes/interlaken-to-basel.html" rel="nofollow">Interlaken to Basel</a>, reservations are not necessary, so the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/rail-tickets-passes/eurail-select-pass/index.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/rail-tickets-passes/eurail-select-pass/indexhtml">Eurail Select Pass</a> is all you would need to board. For your reference, you can view schedules from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/popular-routes/interlaken-to-basel.html" rel="nofollow">Interlaken to Basel</a> by doing a search on the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/index.html" rel="nofollow">homepage</a> of our website.<br /><br />With a <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/rail-tickets-passes/eurail-select-pass/index.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/rail-tickets-passes/eurail-select-pass/index.html">Eurail Select Pass</a> that includes <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/france/index.html" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/france/index.html">France</a>, you would be eligible to receive a discounted rate called the 'Passholder 2' on a <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/european-trains/tgv-lyria/how-to-book.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/european-trains/tgv-lyria/how-to-bookhtml">TGV Lyria</a> from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/switzerland/basel/index.html" rel="nofollow">Basel</a> to <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/france/paris/index.html" rel="nofollow">Paris</a>.<br /><br />It is currently the case that the discounted 'Passholder 2' tickets on trains from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/switzerland/basel/index.html" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/switzerland/basel/index.html">Basel</a> to <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/france/paris/index.html" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/france/paris/index.html">Paris</a> are not able to be purchased on <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/index.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/indexhtml">our website</a>. At this time, you would have to call us in order to receive a 'Passholder 2’ rate on this train. 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 />Generally, the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/european-trains/tgv-lyria/how-to-book.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">TGV Lyria</a> trains can be booked once within 90 days of an intended departure date.<br /><br /><b><u>Paris to London</u></b><br /><br />As of just this year, any <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/rail-tickets-passes/eurail-select-pass/index.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/rail-tickets-passes/eurail-select-pass/indexhtml">Eurail Select Pass</a> that includes <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/france/index.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/europe-travel-guide/france/indexhtml">France</a> (except for the 2 country option with the combination of France and Italy) does cover the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/european-trains/eurostar/how-to-book.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/european-trains/eurostar/how-to-bookhtml">Eurostar</a> trains between <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/france/paris/index.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/europe-travel-guide/france/paris/indexhtml">Paris</a> and <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/england/london/index.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/europe-travel-guide/england/london/indexhtml">London</a>. <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/european-trains/eurostar/how-to-book.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/european-trains/eurostar/how-to-bookhtml">Eurostar</a> trains would just require reservations as a supplement to the pass.<br /><br />For travel with a rail pass, you would purchase the reservations for a <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/european-trains/eurostar/how-to-book.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/european-trains/eurostar/how-to-bookhtml">Eurostar</a> from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/popular-routes/paris-to-london.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/popular-routes/paris-to-londonhtml">Paris to London</a> by clicking the 'Seat Reservations' tab on our homepage (<a href="http://www.raileurope.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link http//wwwraileuropecom">www.raileurope.com</a>), entering the route, and indicating the type of rail pass with which you'll be traveling (i.e. 'Eurail Two Country Select Pass').<br /><br />The <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/european-trains/eurostar/how-to-book.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Eurostar</a> can sell out quickly, so it is recommended that reservations be purchased as soon as possible. Generally, the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/european-trains/eurostar/how-to-book.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Eurostar</a> can be reserved 6 to 9 months in advance of a departure..
  • September 12, 2017 20:50
    Jeff
    Change in reply by Jeff to Hi Inhee,<br /><br />For the requested itinerary, you may want to purchase the 2 country option of the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/rail-tickets-passes/eurail-select-pass/index.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Eurail Select Pass</a> to include <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/france/index.html" rel="nofollow">France</a> and <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/switzerland/index.html" rel="nofollow">Switzerland</a>. For the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/rail-tickets-passes/eurail-select-pass/index.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Eurail Select Pass</a>, you would click here: <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/rail-tickets-passes/eurail-select-pass/index.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">https://www.raileurope.com/rail-tickets-passes/eurail-select-pass/index.html</a>.<br /><br /><b><u>Zurich to Interlaken</u></b><br /><br />The shortest connections from Zurich to <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/switzerland/interlaken/index.html" rel="nofollow">Interlaken</a> take just under 2 hours in duration and involve changing trains once in <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/switzerland/bern/index.html" rel="nofollow">Bern</a> along the way.<br /><br />Reservations are not necessary on either of these trains, so the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/rail-tickets-passes/eurail-select-pass/index.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/rail-tickets-passes/eurail-select-pass/index.html">Eurail Select Pass</a> is all you would need to board. For planning, you can view schedules for this route on our website by doing a separate search for each segment. Therefore, you would do one search for trains from Zurich to Bern and Bern to Interlaken.<br /><br />If you don't mind adding about an hour to your journey time, you can take a different route that involves following along a segment of the famed <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/european-trains/golden-pass/how-to-book.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">GoldenPass</a> scenic route for part of the journey. This option would take just under 3 hours in duration and involves changing trains once in Lucerne along the way, instead of Bern. The segment from Lucerne to Interlaken is on the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/european-trains/golden-pass/how-to-book.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/european-trains/golden-pass/how-to-book.html">GoldenPass</a> scenic route.<br /><br />On the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/european-trains/golden-pass/how-to-book.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">GoldenPass</a> trains from Lucerne to Interlaken, reservations are possible but not necessary. Trains from Zurich to Lucerne do not even accept reservations, so the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/rail-tickets-passes/eurail-select-pass/index.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/rail-tickets-passes/eurail-select-pass/indexhtml">Eurail Select Pass</a> is all you would need to board.<br /><br />To view schedules for the options from Zurich to <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/switzerland/interlaken/index.html" rel="nofollow">Interlaken</a> via Lucerne, you would just have to break up your search once in Lucerne. Therefore, you would do one search for trains from Zurich to Lucerne and another search for connecting trains from Lucerne to Interlaken.<br /><br /><b><u>Interlaken-Jungfraujoch</u></b><br /><br />To get from Interlaken to the Jungfraujoch Top of Europe station, there are 2 different routes you can take; one that goes via Grindelwald and the other that goes via Lauterbrunnen/Wengen.<br /><br />The Grindelwald route would look like this:<br /><br />-Train from Interlaken to Grindelwald on the ‘Bernese Oberland Railway’<br />-Train from Grindelwald to Kleine Scheidegg on the ‘Wengernalp Railway’<br />-Train from Kleine Scheidegg to Jungfraujoch on the ‘Jungfrau Railway’ (the highest railway in Europe)<br /><br />The Lauterbrunnen/Wengen route would look like this:<br /><br />-Train from Interlaken to Lauterbrunnen on the ‘Bernese Oberland Railway’<br />-Train from Lauterbrunnen to Kleine Scheidegg on the ‘Wengernalp Railway’ (Wengen is a stop along this rail line)<br />-Train from Kleine Scheidegg to Jungfraujoch on the ‘Jungfrau Railway’ (the highest railway in Europe)<br /><br />With the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/rail-tickets-passes/eurail-select-pass/index.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Eurail Select Pass</a>, you would be able to receive a discount of about 25% on either of these routes between Interlaken and the Jungfraujoch Top of Europe. To receive this discount, you would purchase the '1 Day Round-Trip Journey from Interlaken - For Use Only With Eurail Pass Which Includes Switzerland' option of a pass called the '<a href="https://www.raileurope.com/activities/jungfraujoch/index.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Jungfraujoch Top of Europe</a>' here: <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/activities/jungfraujoch/index.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/activities/jungfraujoch/indexhtml">https://www.raileurope.com/activities/jungfraujoch/index.html</a>.<br /><br />On the 'Jungfrau Railway' (the segment between Kleine Scheidegg and Jungfraujoch), reservations would be highly recommended for travel between the months of May and October. The reservations are a small cost in addition to the '<a href="https://www.raileurope.com/activities/jungfraujoch/index.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Jungfraujoch Top of Europe</a>' and have to be made locally at the stations in Interlaken (Interlaken Ost), Grindelwald, Lauterbrunnen, and Wengen.<br /><br />Expect stunning views throughout the entire trek between Interlaken and Jungfraujoch, whether you take the route via Grindelwald or the one via Lauterbrunnen/Wengen. To get the most of your Jungfraujoch experience, you might want to consider making your ascent one way and your descent the other. 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>Interlaken-Grindelwald</u></b><br /><br />If you plan to visit Grindelwald on a different day than your trek to Jungfraujoch, then I would just recommend purchasing separate tickets locally, rather than utilizing a 'travel day' on your rail pass. Therefore, I would recommend that you not account for this trip when determining the number of 'travel days' for which to purchase your <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/rail-tickets-passes/eurail-select-pass/index.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Eurail Select Pass</a>. It would not be worth it to devote a 'travel day' for such a short trip, and you should be able to receive a 25% discount by mentioning that you have the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/rail-tickets-passes/eurail-select-pass/index.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Eurail Select Pass</a>.<br /><br />Schedules from Interlaken to Grindelwald are currently not able to be viewed on <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/index.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">our website</a>; however, these trains depart once every 30 minutes throughout the day, and the ride from Interlaken to Grindelwald only takes about 35 minutes.<br /><br /><b><u>Interlaken to Paris</u></b><br /><br />A connection from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/switzerland/interlaken/index.html" rel="nofollow">Interlaken</a> to Paris takes just over 5 hours in duration and involves changing trains once in Basel along the way. Trains from Basel to Paris are high-speed <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/european-trains/tgv-lyria/how-to-book.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">TGV Lyria</a> trains.<br /><br />On trains from Interlaken to Basel, reservations are not necessary, so the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/rail-tickets-passes/eurail-select-pass/index.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/rail-tickets-passes/eurail-select-pass/indexhtml">Eurail Select Pass</a> is all you would need to board. For your reference, you can view schedules from Interlaken to Basel by doing a search on the homepage of our website.<br /><br />With a <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/rail-tickets-passes/eurail-select-pass/index.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Eurail Select Pass</a> that includes France, you would be eligible to receive a discounted rate called the 'Passholder 2' on a <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/european-trains/tgv-lyria/how-to-book.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/european-trains/tgv-lyria/how-to-bookhtml">TGV Lyria</a> from Basel to Paris.<br /><br />It is currently the case that the discounted 'Passholder 2' tickets on trains from Basel to Paris are not able to be purchased on <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/index.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/indexhtml">our website</a>. At this time, you would have to call us in order to receive a 'Passholder 2’ rate on this train. 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 />Generally, the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/european-trains/tgv-lyria/how-to-book.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">TGV Lyria</a> trains can be booked once within 90 days of an intended departure date.<br /><br /><b><u>Paris to London</u></b><br /><br />As of just this year, any <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/rail-tickets-passes/eurail-select-pass/index.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/rail-tickets-passes/eurail-select-pass/indexhtml">Eurail Select Pass</a> that includes <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/france/index.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/europe-travel-guide/france/indexhtml">France</a> (except for the 2 country option with the combination of France and Italy) does cover the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/european-trains/eurostar/how-to-book.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/european-trains/eurostar/how-to-bookhtml">Eurostar</a> trains between <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/france/paris/index.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/europe-travel-guide/france/paris/indexhtml">Paris</a> and <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/england/london/index.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/england/london/index.html">London</a>. <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/european-trains/eurostar/how-to-book.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/european-trains/eurostar/how-to-bookhtml">Eurostar</a> trains would just require reservations as a supplement to the pass.<br /><br />For travel with a rail pass, you would purchase the reservations for a <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/european-trains/eurostar/how-to-book.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/european-trains/eurostar/how-to-book.html">Eurostar</a> from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/popular-routes/paris-to-london.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/popular-routes/paris-to-londonhtml">Paris to London</a> by clicking the 'Seat Reservations' tab on our homepage (<a href="http://www.raileurope.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link http//wwwraileuropecom">www.raileurope.com</a>), entering the route, and indicating the type of rail pass with which you'll be traveling (i.e. 'Eurail Two Country Select Pass').<br /><br />The <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/european-trains/eurostar/how-to-book.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Eurostar</a> can sell out quickly, so it is recommended that reservations be purchased as soon as possible. Generally, the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/european-trains/eurostar/how-to-book.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Eurostar</a> can be reserved 6 to 9 months in advance of a departure..
  • September 12, 2017 20:46
    Jeff
    Change in reply by Jeff to Hi Inhee,<br /><br />For the requested itinerary, you may want to purchase the 2 country option of the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/rail-tickets-passes/eurail-select-pass/index.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Eurail Select Pass</a> to include France and Switzerland. For the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/rail-tickets-passes/eurail-select-pass/index.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Eurail Select Pass</a>, you would click here: <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/rail-tickets-passes/eurail-select-pass/index.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">https://www.raileurope.com/rail-tickets-passes/eurail-select-pass/index.html</a>.<br /><br /><b><u>Zurich to Interlaken</u></b><br /><br />The shortest connections from Zurich to Interlaken take just under 2 hours in duration and involve changing trains once in Bern along the way.<br /><br />Reservations are not necessary on either of these trains, so the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/rail-tickets-passes/eurail-select-pass/index.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Eurail Select Pass</a> is all you would need to board. For planning, you can view schedules for this route on our website by doing a separate search for each segment. Therefore, you would do one search for trains from Zurich to Bern and Bern to Interlaken.<br /><br />If you don't mind adding about an hour to your journey time, you can take a different route that involves following along a segment of the famed <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/european-trains/golden-pass/how-to-book.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">GoldenPass</a> scenic route for part of the journey. This option would take just under 3 hours in duration and involves changing trains once in Lucerne along the way, instead of Bern. The segment from Lucerne to Interlaken is on the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/european-trains/golden-pass/how-to-book.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">GoldenPass</a> scenic route.<br /><br />On the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/european-trains/golden-pass/how-to-book.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">GoldenPass</a> trains from Lucerne to Interlaken, reservations are possible but not necessary. Trains from Zurich to Lucerne do not even accept reservations, so the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/rail-tickets-passes/eurail-select-pass/index.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/rail-tickets-passes/eurail-select-pass/indexhtml">Eurail Select Pass</a> is all you would need to board.<br /><br />To view schedules for the options from Zurich to Interlaken via Lucerne, you would just have to break up your search once in Lucerne. Therefore, you would do one search for trains from Zurich to Lucerne and another search for connecting trains from Lucerne to Interlaken.<br /><br /><b><u>Interlaken-Jungfraujoch</u></b><br /><br />To get from Interlaken to the Jungfraujoch Top of Europe station, there are 2 different routes you can take; one that goes via Grindelwald and the other that goes via Lauterbrunnen/Wengen.<br /><br />The Grindelwald route would look like this:<br /><br />-Train from Interlaken to Grindelwald on the ‘Bernese Oberland Railway’<br />-Train from Grindelwald to Kleine Scheidegg on the ‘Wengernalp Railway’<br />-Train from Kleine Scheidegg to Jungfraujoch on the ‘Jungfrau Railway’ (the highest railway in Europe)<br /><br />The Lauterbrunnen/Wengen route would look like this:<br /><br />-Train from Interlaken to Lauterbrunnen on the ‘Bernese Oberland Railway’<br />-Train from Lauterbrunnen to Kleine Scheidegg on the ‘Wengernalp Railway’ (Wengen is a stop along this rail line)<br />-Train from Kleine Scheidegg to Jungfraujoch on the ‘Jungfrau Railway’ (the highest railway in Europe)<br /><br />With the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/rail-tickets-passes/eurail-select-pass/index.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Eurail Select Pass</a>, you would be able to receive a discount of about 25% on either of these routes between Interlaken and the Jungfraujoch Top of Europe. To receive this discount, you would purchase the '1 Day Round-Trip Journey from Interlaken - For Use Only With Eurail Pass Which Includes Switzerland' option of a pass called the '<a href="https://www.raileurope.com/activities/jungfraujoch/index.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Jungfraujoch Top of Europe</a>' here: <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/activities/jungfraujoch/index.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/activities/jungfraujoch/indexhtml">https://www.raileurope.com/activities/jungfraujoch/index.html</a>.<br /><br />On the 'Jungfrau Railway' (the segment between Kleine Scheidegg and Jungfraujoch), reservations would be highly recommended for travel between the months of May and October. The reservations are a small cost in addition to the '<a href="https://www.raileurope.com/activities/jungfraujoch/index.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Jungfraujoch Top of Europe</a>' and have to be made locally at the stations in Interlaken (Interlaken Ost), Grindelwald, Lauterbrunnen, and Wengen.<br /><br />Expect stunning views throughout the entire trek between Interlaken and Jungfraujoch, whether you take the route via Grindelwald or the one via Lauterbrunnen/Wengen. To get the most of your Jungfraujoch experience, you might want to consider making your ascent one way and your descent the other. 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>Interlaken-Grindelwald</u></b><br /><br />If you plan to visit Grindelwald on a different day than your trek to Jungfraujoch, then I would just recommend purchasing separate tickets locally, rather than utilizing a 'travel day' on your rail pass. Therefore, I would recommend that you not account for this trip when determining the number of 'travel days' for which to purchase your <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/rail-tickets-passes/eurail-select-pass/index.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Eurail Select Pass</a>. It would not be worth it to devote a 'travel day' for such a short trip, and you should be able to receive a 25% discount by mentioning that you have the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/rail-tickets-passes/eurail-select-pass/index.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Eurail Select Pass</a>.<br /><br />Schedules from Interlaken to Grindelwald are not able to be viewed on <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/index.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">our website</a>; however, these trains depart once every 30 minutes throughout the day, and the ride from Interlaken to Grindelwald only takes about 35 minutes.<br /><br /><b><u>Interlaken to Paris</u></b><br /><br />A connection from Interlaken to Paris takes just over 5 hours in duration and involves changing trains once in Basel along the way. Trains from Basel to Paris are high-speed <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/european-trains/tgv-lyria/how-to-book.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">TGV Lyria</a> trains.<br /><br />On trains from Interlaken to Basel, reservations are not necessary, so the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/rail-tickets-passes/eurail-select-pass/index.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/rail-tickets-passes/eurail-select-pass/index.html">Eurail Select Pass</a> is all you would need to board. For your reference, you can view schedules from Interlaken to Basel by doing a search on the homepage of our website.<br /><br />With a <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/rail-tickets-passes/eurail-select-pass/index.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Eurail Select Pass</a> that includes France, you would be eligible to receive a discounted rate called the 'Passholder 2' on a <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/european-trains/tgv-lyria/how-to-book.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//wwwraileuropecom/european-trains/tgv-lyria/how-to-bookhtml">TGV Lyria</a> from Basel to Paris.<br /><br />It is currently the case that the discounted 'Passholder 2' tickets on trains from Basel to Paris are not able to be purchased on <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/index.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/index.html">our website</a>. At this time, you would have to call us in order to receive a 'Passholder 2’ rate on this train. 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 />Generally, the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/european-trains/tgv-lyria/how-to-book.html" rel="nofollow">TGV Lyria</a> trains can be booked once within 90 days of an intended departure date.<br /><br /><b><u>Paris to London</u></b><br /><br />As of just this year, any <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/rail-tickets-passes/eurail-select-pass/index.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/rail-tickets-passes/eurail-select-pass/index.html">Eurail Select Pass</a> that includes <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/france/index.html" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/france/index.html">France</a> does cover the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/european-trains/eurostar/how-to-book.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/european-trains/eurostar/how-to-book.html">Eurostar</a> trains between <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/france/paris/index.html" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/france/paris/index.html">Paris</a> and <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/england/london/index.html" rel="nofollow">London</a>. <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/european-trains/eurostar/how-to-book.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/european-trains/eurostar/how-to-book.html">Eurostar</a> trains would just require reservations as a supplement to the pass.<br /><br />For travel with a rail pass, you would purchase the reservations for a <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/european-trains/eurostar/how-to-book.html" rel="nofollow">Eurostar</a> from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/popular-routes/paris-to-london.html" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/popular-routes/paris-to-london.html">Paris to London</a> by clicking the 'Seat Reservations' tab on our homepage (<a href="http://www.raileurope.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link http//wwwraileuropecom">www.raileurope.com</a>), entering the route, and indicating the type of rail pass with which you'll be traveling (i.e. 'Eurail Two Country Select Pass').<br /><br />The <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/european-trains/eurostar/how-to-book.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Eurostar</a> can sell out quickly, so it is recommended that reservations be purchased as soon as possible. Generally, the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/european-trains/eurostar/how-to-book.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Eurostar</a> can be reserved 6 to 9 months in advance of a departure..
  • May 16, 2017 19:58
    Jeff
    Change in reply by Jeff to Hi Inhee,<br /><br />For the requested itinerary, you may want to purchase the 2 country option of the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/rail-tickets-passes/eurail-select-pass/index.html" rel="nofollow">Eurail Select Pass</a> to include France and Switzerland. For the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/rail-tickets-passes/eurail-select-pass/index.html" rel="nofollow">Eurail Select Pass</a>, you would click here: <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/rail-tickets-passes/eurail-select-pass/index.html" rel="nofollow">https://www.raileurope.com/rail-tickets-passes/eurail-select-pass/index.html</a>.<br /><br /><b><u>Zurich to Interlaken</u></b><br /><br />The shortest connections from Zurich to Interlaken take just under 2 hours in duration and involve changing trains once in Bern along the way.<br /><br />Reservations are not necessary on either of these trains, so the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/rail-tickets-passes/eurail-select-pass/index.html" rel="nofollow">Eurail Select Pass</a> is all you would need to board. For planning, you can view schedules for this route on our website by doing a separate search for each segment. Therefore, you would do one search for trains from Zurich to Bern and Bern to Interlaken.<br /><br />If you don't mind adding about an hour to your journey time, you can take a different route that involves following along a segment of the famed <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/european-trains/golden-pass/how-to-book.html" rel="nofollow">GoldenPass</a> scenic route for part of the journey. This option would take just under 3 hours in duration and involves changing trains once in Lucerne along the way, instead of Bern. The segment from Lucerne to Interlaken is on the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/european-trains/golden-pass/how-to-book.html" rel="nofollow">GoldenPass</a> scenic route.<br /><br />On the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/european-trains/golden-pass/how-to-book.html" rel="nofollow">GoldenPass</a> trains from Lucerne to Interlaken, reservations are possible but not necessary. Trains from Zurich to Lucerne do not even accept reservations, so the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/rail-tickets-passes/eurail-select-pass/index.html" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/rail-tickets-passes/eurail-select-pass/index.html">Eurail Select Pass</a> is all you would need to board.<br /><br />To view schedules for the options from Zurich to Interlaken via Lucerne, you would just have to break up your search once in Lucerne. Therefore, you would do one search for trains from Zurich to Lucerne and another search for connecting trains from Lucerne to Interlaken.<br /><br /><b><u>Interlaken-Jungfraujoch</u></b><br /><br />To get from Interlaken to the Jungfraujoch Top of Europe station, there are 2 different routes you can take; one that goes via Grindelwald and the other that goes via Lauterbrunnen/Wengen.<br /><br />The Grindelwald route would look like this:<br /><br />-Train from Interlaken to Grindelwald on the ‘Bernese Oberland Railway’<br />-Train from Grindelwald to Kleine Scheidegg on the ‘Wengernalp Railway’<br />-Train from Kleine Scheidegg to Jungfraujoch on the ‘Jungfrau Railway’ (the highest railway in Europe)<br /><br />The Lauterbrunnen/Wengen route would look like this:<br /><br />-Train from Interlaken to Lauterbrunnen on the ‘Bernese Oberland Railway’<br />-Train from Lauterbrunnen to Kleine Scheidegg on the ‘Wengernalp Railway’ (Wengen is a stop along this rail line)<br />-Train from Kleine Scheidegg to Jungfraujoch on the ‘Jungfrau Railway’ (the highest railway in Europe)<br /><br />With the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/rail-tickets-passes/eurail-select-pass/index.html" rel="nofollow">Eurail Select Pass</a>, you would be able to receive a discount of about 25% on either of these routes between Interlaken and the Jungfraujoch Top of Europe. To receive this discount, you would purchase the '1 Day Round-Trip Journey from Interlaken - For Use Only With Eurail Pass Which Includes Switzerland' option of a pass called the '<a href="https://www.raileurope.com/activities/jungfraujoch/index.html" rel="nofollow">Jungfraujoch Top of Europe</a>' here: <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/activities/jungfraujoch/index.html" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/activities/jungfraujoch/index.html">https://www.raileurope.com/activities/jungfraujoch/index.html</a>.<br /><br />On the 'Jungfrau Railway' (the segment between Kleine Scheidegg and Jungfraujoch), reservations would be highly recommended for travel between the months of May and October. The reservations are a small cost in addition to the '<a href="https://www.raileurope.com/activities/jungfraujoch/index.html" rel="nofollow">Jungfraujoch Top of Europe</a>' and have to be made locally at the stations in Interlaken (Interlaken Ost), Grindelwald, Lauterbrunnen, and Wengen.<br /><br />Expect stunning views throughout the entire trek between Interlaken and Jungfraujoch, whether you take the route via Grindelwald or the one via Lauterbrunnen/Wengen. To get the most of your Jungfraujoch experience, you might want to consider making your ascent one way and your descent the other. 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>Interlaken-Grindelwald</u></b><br /><br />If you plan to visit Grindelwald on a different day than your trek to Jungfraujoch, then I would just recommend purchasing separate tickets locally, rather than utilizing a 'travel day' on your rail pass. Therefore, I would recommend that you not account for this trip when determining the number of 'travel days' for which to purchase your <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/rail-tickets-passes/eurail-select-pass/index.html" rel="nofollow">Eurail Select Pass</a>. It would not be worth it to devote a 'travel day' for such a short trip, and you should be able to receive a 25% discount by mentioning that you have the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/rail-tickets-passes/eurail-select-pass/index.html" rel="nofollow">Eurail Select Pass</a>.<br /><br />Schedules from Interlaken to Grindelwald are not able to be viewed on <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/index.html" rel="nofollow">our website</a>; however, these trains depart once every 30 minutes throughout the day, and the ride from Interlaken to Grindelwald only takes about 35 minutes.<br /><br /><b><u>Interlaken to Paris</u></b><br /><br />A connection from Interlaken to Paris takes just over 5 hours in duration and involves changing trains once in Basel along the way. Trains from Basel to Paris are high-speed <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/european-trains/tgv-lyria/how-to-book.html" rel="nofollow">TGV Lyria</a> trains.<br /><br />On trains from Interlaken to Basel, reservations are not necessary, so the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/rail-tickets-passes/eurail-select-pass/index.html" rel="nofollow">Eurail Select Pass</a> is all you would need to board. For your reference, you can view schedules from Interlaken to Basel by doing a search on the homepage of our website.<br /><br />With a <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/rail-tickets-passes/eurail-select-pass/index.html" rel="nofollow">Eurail Select Pass</a> that includes France, you would be eligible to receive a discounted rate called the 'Passholder 2' on a <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/european-trains/tgv-lyria/how-to-book.html" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/european-trains/tgv-lyria/how-to-book.html">TGV Lyria</a> from Basel to Paris.<br /><br />It is currently the case that the discounted 'Passholder 2' tickets on trains from Basel to Paris are not able to be purchased on <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/index.html" rel="nofollow">our website</a>. At this time, you would have to call us in order to receive a 'Passholder 2’ rate on this train. 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 />Generally, the TGV Lyria trains can be booked once within 90 days of an intended departure date.<br /><br /><b><u>Paris to London</u></b><br /><br />As of just this year, any <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/rail-tickets-passes/eurail-select-pass/index.html" rel="nofollow">Eurail Select Pass</a> that includes France does cover the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/european-trains/eurostar/how-to-book.html" rel="nofollow">Eurostar</a> trains between Paris and London. <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/european-trains/eurostar/how-to-book.html" rel="nofollow">Eurostar</a> trains would just require reservations as a supplement to the pass.<br /><br />For travel with a rail pass, you would purchase the reservations by clicking the 'Seat Reservations' tab on our homepage (<a href="http://www.raileurope.com" rel="nofollow" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com">www.raileurope.com</a>), entering the route, and indicating the type of rail pass with which you'll be traveling (i.e. 'Eurail Two Country Select Pass').<br /><br />The <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/european-trains/eurostar/how-to-book.html" rel="nofollow">Eurostar</a> can sell out quickly, so it is recommended that reservations be purchased as soon as possible. Generally, the <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/european-trains/eurostar/how-to-book.html" rel="nofollow">Eurostar</a> can be reserved 6 to 9 months in advance of a departure..

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