Eurail

Italy - Switzerland Pass

  • Unlimited travel in Italy and Switzerland
  • Discount for families or groups of 2-5 adults with the Saver Pass.
  • Children up to 11 travel for free.
  • Youth (12 - 27) discounts available

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The pass information will become available once all destination countries have been selected.


Overview

The Eurail Italy - Switzerland Pass is the most comprehensive pass to visit Switzerland and Italy, two of the most popular destinations in western Europe. Discover ancient Roman ruins and the Swiss Alps at your own pace. Enjoy a romantic time in Venice and have the adventure of a lifetime during one of the numerous mountain rides in Switzerland.

The Eurail Italy - Switzerland Pass allows you unlimited travel with the freedom to hit the tracks whenever and wherever you want! You can take as many trains as you like and there is no limit on the distance you can travel within a travel day. All of this at a fixed price.

Hop on and off trains at any time according to your desires and encounters. Just show up at the nearest train station and get ready to go and explore a new destination. (See ‘Things to know’ for more information about seat reservations).

The Eurail Italy - Switzerland Pass is packed with bonuses to make your trip even more enjoyable. Hotel discounts, reduced museum fares and more are included in your pass.
It also comes with a Eurail travel pack (Travel map and user guide).

Whether you are the adventurous traveller or the avid planner the Eurail Italy - Switzerland Pass is your pass to freedom and the key to an unforgettable trip!


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How does it work?

Rail Passes in 3 steps

1. Pick the right rail pass

Pick the right rail pass

Rail passes are available in 1, 2, 3 or 4 country combinations for extensive travel on the national rail networks. Going for an extended trip? Try the Eurail Global Pass offering rail travel in 28 different countries.
Once you've selected your pass, its price will depend on the class of service, First or Second, selected and the number of rail travel days.

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2. Reserve your seats

Reserve your seats

Taking local and regional trains allows you to explore at will. Simply board with your rail pass and choose any open seat. Reservations are required on most high speed, overnight, scenic, and international trains. With the Eurail Italy - Switzerland Pass you may travel on Frecciabianca, Frecciarossa, Frecciagento, and the Swiss trains. We recommend always checking your desired journey for any specific seat reservation requirements.

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3. Activate and travel

Activate and travel

Your rail pass requires that you activate it by getting it stamped at the ticket window at the departure station on the day of your first train journey. Once activated, you are all set and ready to explore.

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Benefits

More than just trains

And the Italy - Switzerland Pass is packed with bonuses to make your trip even more enjoyable. You'll get discounts on buses and trains or hotels or cruises or ferries or museums or activities, and more.
With the Italy - Switzerland Pass, the benefits like the connections it provides - are everywhere. Whether you are an adventurous traveler or avid planner, the Italy - Switzerland Pass is your pass to freedom and an unforgettable journey of discovery.

Benefits in:
Museums & Activities
  • City SightseeingOffer: See more of Italy with 20% off City Sightseeing bus and boat tours in the following cities: Genova, Firenze, Livorno, Milano, Napoli, Padova, Roma, Torino and Verona. Info: To receive your discount, please show your Pass when purchasing your tickets. Find out more at www.city-sightseeing.it and www.trenitalia.com.
Cruises & Ferries
  • Attica Group Italy-Greece (Superfast Ferries in cooperation with ANEK LINES)Offer: With your valid Pass, you can sail the Mediterranean Sea between Italy and Greece for free on the following routes operated by Superfast Ferries and ANEK LINES:
  • Bari-Corfu (sailings during summer period only)
  • Bari-Igoumenitsa
  • Bari-Patras
  • Ancona-Corfu (sailings during summer period only)
  • Ancona-Igoumenitsa
  • Ancona-Patras
  • Venice-Igoumenitsa
  • Venice-PatrasInfo: Offer includes free air seats for 1st class Pass holders and free deck passage for all other Pass holders. If you have a Greek Islands Pass you can enjoy two free trips in a 4-bed shared cabin (for 1st Class pass holders) and in dormitories or air seats (for 2nd Class pass holders). With a One Country Pass for Greece or Italy only, you can get a 30% discount. Check-in time is two hours in advance. Book online at www.superfast.com. Go to “Partnerships” and then “Sail & Rail”. Find out more at www.superfast.com or contact +30 210 891 9700, helpdesk@attica-group.com or helpdesk@anek-superfast.com.Please note: These international routes are jointly operated by Superfast Ferries and ANEK LINES. Seasonal surcharges do apply: June and September €10 per person, per way; July and August €20 per person, per way. Port taxes of €7 per person, per way and a fuel surcharge do also apply. Above surcharges do not apply to holders of a Greek Islands Pass.Contact/Embarkation Information in Italy: Terminal Station BARI
  • Stazione Marittima Porto 6, Corso Antonio de Tulio
  • Tel: +39 0805 28 28 28; E-mail: info.bariport@superfast.com Terminal Station ANCONA
  • Via Luigi Einaudi, Zona Mandracchio
  • Tel: +39 071202033-4 or +39 0712070218; E-mail: info.anconaport@superfast.com
  • Info: Check-in at Terminal Station and then take the free shuttle bus no. 20 to the port for embarkationTerminal Station VENICE
  • Via Dell'Ellettronica, Fusina
  • Tel: +39 041 528 6522; E-mail: info@anekitalia.com.Contact/Embarkation Information in Greece:Terminal Station PATRAS
  • South Port, Akti Dymeon
  • Tel: +30 2610 622 500 or +30 2610 634 000; E-mail: info.patrasport.ancona@superfast.com OR info.patrasport.bari@superfast.com
  • Info: A shuttle bus service between the New and the Old port (TRAINOSE railway station) is available (appr. €1). Passenger‘s check-in at the New port (Akti Dymeon)Terminal Station IGOUMENITSA
  • New Port Egnatia
  • Tel: +30 26650 28150; E-mail: info.igoumenitsaport@superfast.com Terminal Station CORFU
  • 22 Ethnikis Antistaseos str. New PortTel: +30 26610 81222; E-mail: info.corfuport@superfast.comGrimaldi LinesOffer: Enjoy a 20% discount on full or special fares for ship passage, and 10% on accommodation supplements for Pullman seats, berth or cabins on Grimaldi Lines ferries taking you between Italy, Sardinia, Spain or Greece. Discount applies on the following routes:
  • Barcelona-Civitavecchia
  • Barcelona-Porto Torres (Sardinia)
  • Barcelona-Savona
  • Brindisi-Igoumenitsa / Patras
  • Civitavecchia-Porto Torres (Sardinia)
  • Livorno-Palermo
  • Livorno-Olbia
  • Palermo-Salerno Info: Online booking can be made via www.grimaldi-lines.com. Choosing the agreement EURAIL PASS in the related list and entering the pass cover code in the “code/number” box. You can find your pass cover code in your Travel Diary.Bookings can also be made by calling a Grimaldi Lines contact centre at (+39) 081 496 444 (Italy) or (+34) 902 531 333 (Spain), by sending an e-mail to info@grimaldi.napoli.it or to reservas@grimalditour.com, including a copy of your Pass, or at the following Grimaldi Tours point of sales in the following locations:
  • Napoli, Via Marchese Campodisola 13
  • Roma, Via Boncompagni 43
  • Palermo, Via Emerico Amari 8
  • Or at the Grimaldi Lines Port Offices in Civitavecchia, Livorno or Barcelona.Always provide the ticket number which is printed on the Pass Cover (just above the ’Control area’). Please visit: www.grimaldi-lines.com for fares, conditions of use, timetables and more information.Please note: Port taxes, fixed dues, fuel surcharge and costs for on-board services and meals are excluded from this offer. Discounts valid upon presentation of the Pass. Grimaldi Minoan Lines International Offer: Sailing between Italy and Greece, Minoan Lines International offers 1st class Global Pass holders free air-type seats on crossings, and free deck passage to 2nd class Pass holders only if the pass is valid in both Italy and Greece. Pass holders can receive a 30% discount only if the pass is only valid in either Italy or Greece. The journey takes the following route:Venice/Ancona-Igoumenitsa/Patras Info: For further information please visit www.minoan.gr. To make a reservation please contact: Italy: +39 071 201708 (Ancona), +39 0415470411 (Venice), email: minoan@minoan.it. Greece: +30 2810 399899 (Heraklion), +30 210 4145700 (Piraeus), email: booking@minoan.gr. Please note: Port taxes (€ 7), seasonal surcharge (September-June: € 10, July-August: € 20) and fuel surcharge are excluded from this offer. Discounts valid upon presentation of the Pass. Check-in time 2 hours. SNAVOffer: Sail along the Italian coast in comfort, or between Italy and Croatia, at a discounted price on SNAV ferries. Pass holders benefit from a 20% discount on crossings and accommodation, including Pullman seats, berths and cabins. Offer applies to the following routes:
  • Ancona (Italy) – Split/Spalato (Croatia)
  • Ancona (Italy) – Hvar (Croatia)
  • Napoli (Italy) – Procida ( Italy )
  • Napoli (Italy) – Ischia Casamicciola ( Italy )
  • Napoli (Italy) – Eolian Islands (Stromboli, Panarea, Salina Santa Marina, Vulcano, Lipari) (Italy)
  • Napoli (Italy) – Ventotene (Italy) – Ponza (Italy)Info: Bookings can be made by e-mail: booking@snav.it, online at http://www.snav.it/en, or by phone +39 081 428 5555 or +39 071 207 6116.Offer code: EURAILPlease note: Tickets issued with the special tariff are refundable and may be changed under the conditions of use published on www.snav.it and detailed in http://www.snav.it/informazioni-utili/condizioni-di-trasporto.html.
Hotels
  • European Famous HostelsOffer: Pass holders save 10% on advance bookings at Europe’s Famous Hostels in 37 cities across Europe.Info: The offer via http://www.famoushostels.com/eurail-pass-interrail-ticket/ Book online via www.famoushostels.comPlease note: This is only valid for bookings made on Europe’s Famous Hostels Website (www.famoushostels.com), with the presentation of the pass and of the hostel booking confirmation email when checking in at the hostel. Included locations: Amsterdam, Barcelona, Belgrade, Berlin, Bilbao, Bratislava, Bruges, Budapest, Copenhagen, Dublin, Edinburgh, Frankfurt, Granada, Interlaken, Istanbul, Jerusalem, Lille, Lisbon, London, Madrid, Malaga, Marseille, Milan, Naples, Nice, Paris, Porto, Prague, Rhodes, Rimini, Rotterdam, Salzburg, Seville, Stockholm, Valencia, Vienna and Warsaw.Hotels.comOffer: Pass holders save 10% on advance bookings at Hotels.com.Info: Book online via Hotels.comInsert the coupon code "EurailSpring10" to redeem the discount.Please note: This is only valid for bookings made from 1st January to 31st March 2018, with the travel dates from 1st January to 30th June 2018.
Bus & Train
  • ÖBB IntercitybusOffer: Valid Pass holders can travel to and from Austria by bus on the following routes managed by ÖBB Intercitybus:
  • Klagenfurt/Villach-Venezia Mestre & Venezia TronchettoPease note: A reservation is required and supplements will apply. Holders of a One Country Pass are not entitled to this benefit.Thello international night and day trains between France and ItalyOffer: If your Pass is valid in Italy and/or France, you can enjoy a 25% discount on adult fares on the following day/night trains between Italy and France.
  • Venice-Padova-Vicenza-Verona-Brescia-Milan-Dijon-Paris
  • Milan-Pavia-Voghera-Genova-Savona-Finale Ligure-Albenga-Alassio-Diano Marina-Imperia-San Remo-Vintimille-Menton-Monaco-Nice-Antibes-Cannes-St. Raphael-Les Arcs-Toulon-Marseille Info: Bookings can be made via www.thello.com and www.trenitalia.com. Alternatively, make a booking in France at the Thello self-service ticket machines and at Thello Boutiques at Paris Gare de Lyon and Nice Ville. In Italy, bookings can be made at Trenitalia ticket windows and self-service ticket machines. In other countries, you can make a booking at any of the points of sales listed on www.trenitalia.comPlease note: The discounted fare is subject to availability. Non-exchangeable fares can sometimes be cheaper than Pass holder fares. Pass holder fares cannot be purchased on board.

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