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Across Europe with Interrail passes. Unlimited flexibility.

Discover Europe by train: Until 30 January 2016 you can travel throughout Europe for 15% less with the Interrail Global Pass. Book by 31 October and benefit from the current autumn promotion.

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Madrid: vibrant capital.

Here beats the heart of Spain. Each district of Madrid, from the Grand Via to La Latina, Chueca, Malasaña and Lavapiés to Salamanca, has its own face.

The city’s breathless nightlife is a particular source of pride for Madrilenians: Each day new bars, restaurants and clubs open up and other ones close. Those who do not manage to go out every night will soon find they hardly recognise the scene, even after just a short time. But the best thing is to simply jump straight into the action and let yourself get carried away.

Even if you prefer a slower pace, there is plenty to see and enjoy in Madrid – such as in the Retiro Park in the city centre with its breathtaking gardens, museums, restaurants and boat rides. For anyone with a sweet tooth, a visit to San Ginés is a must: Since 1894, the famed chocolatería has served up its widely renowned churros daily around the clock.

The true spirit of Madrid also presents itself on Sunday between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. in the La Latina quarter at the lively El Rastrot flea market – here you can take a leisurely stroll amidst the stands, hunt for bargains and mingle with the locals on the streets enjoying their Sunday caña (small beer) and tapas.

Madrid–Barcelona (example)

Madrid–Barcelona (example)




Madrid-Puerta de Atocha

3.30 p.m.


Barcelona Sants


6:40 p.m.


Duration: 3.10, no changes, booking required, several connections per day.

Barcelona: Gaudí, Cava and Camp Nou.

The Catalonian capital is an inspiration and delight to anyone who has ever visited. Not only due to the architectural beauty of Barcelona, but also because you can walk directly from shopping in the cosmopolitan centre to one of the numerous city beaches.

The modernist architect Antonio Gaudí is responsible for much of the unique beauty and charisma of Barcelona. Examples of his creations can be found throughout the city, characterised by a distinctive style of round organic forms. Visit the Casa Batlló, Park Güell and of course the highlight, the uncompleted Basílica i Temple Expiatori de la Sagrada Família.

Football is writ large in Barcelona: In Camp Nou, the largest football stadium in Europe, tours are even available to provide a behind-the-scenes look where FC Barcelona, Barça for short, plays its games. And if you manage to reserve tickets for a city derby with their main rival Real Madrid, you can look forward to a memorable and passion-filled match.


Interrail Global Pass.

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With an Interrail Global Pass, you can travel wherever your heart desires in all the following European countries:

Austria, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece (incl. Attica Group), Hungary, Ireland, Italy Plus (incl. Attica Group), Luxembourg, Macedonia, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, UK.

The Global Pass is available as a flexible pass (valid for any 5 days within a 10-day period or for any 10 days within a 22-day period) or as a continuous pass for 15 days, 22 days or a month.

Interrail One Country Pass.

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The Interrail One Country Pass lets you travel without restrictions through one of the participating countries (see price list Interrail One Country Pass).*

The One Country Pass is available as a flexible pass for any 3, 4, 6 or 8 days within a month in the selected country.

* The One Country Pass is not available for Bosnia-Herzegovina and Montenegro. Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg are counted as one country (Benelux).

NEW: Attica Pass – island hopping in Greece with Interrail.

The new Interrail Attica Pass lets you explore the Greek islands by ferry. Sail to historic Rhodes, discover the Minoan ruins on Crete or visit the stunning white villages of Santorini. Look forward to breath-taking views as you go island hopping across the Aegean Sea. By the way, the ferry between Greece and Italy is included in the offer.

You can visit the following 26 islands with the Attica Pass: Amorgos, Astypalea, Chios, Crete, Donousa, Ios, Irakleia, Kalymnos, Kastellorizo, Kos, Koufonisi, Leipsoi, Leros, Lesbos (Mytilene), Mykonos, Naxos, Nisyros, Paros, Patmos, Rhodes, Santorini, Schinoussa, Symi, Syros, Tilos, Tinos.

What's included in the Attica Pass?

  • Two international trips between Italy (Ancona or Bari) and Greece (Patras)
  • Four domestic trips among the Greek islands
  • Train and bus connections between Patras and Piraeus (domestic ferries to the Greek islands depart from Piraeus)

The Interrail Attica Pass is valid on all ferries operated by the Attica Group. Superfast Ferries offers connections between Italy and Greece. The connections provided by Blue Star Ferries let you explore the many Greek islands.

You can buy the Attica Pass here.

Pass benefits.

With your Interrail pass, you can also benefit from further attractive discounts from a number of our European bonus partners. See:


  • To benefit from the above reductions, you must have either an Interrail Global Pass or an Interrail One Country Pass for the relevant country (or one of the relevant countries in the case of ferry crossings), which must not be your country of residence.
  • The full list of reductions offered by our bonus partners is available at station ticket counters or at



  • The prices in the above lists are exclusive of reservation fees, supplements for sleeping/couchette cars and boat journeys and any fees which apply when making a purchase at an attended ticket counter.
  • Interrail entitles you to discounted ticket prices on trains that use the market price system, such as the TGV (e.g. Switzerland–Paris).
  • Please book your travel on high-speed, long-distance and night trains as early as possible, as the number of seats available on these services is limited (3 to 6 months in advance).


  • You are entitled to purchase an Interrail pass if you have been resident in a European country or in a country belonging to the Commonwealth of Independent States (former Soviet Union).
  • The Interrail Global Pass is not valid in the user’s country of residence. For journeys to the border, the Swiss railway operators offer a 50% discount for adults/young people.
  • The senior citizens’ price (for travellers aged 60 and upwards) is only valid for the Global Pass.
  • For children and young people (4 to 26 years) there are travelpasses in each case for both 1st and 2nd class. The first day of validity for the ticket must be at least one day before the 26th birthday.
  • Children (4 to 12 years) travel free when accompanied by a person holding an adult travelpass (maximum 2 children per adult travelpass).
  • Children travelling alone (4 to 12 years) require an Interrail pass for young people.
  • Children under 4 years generally travel free.


You can obtain Interrail passes:

  • At an attended ticket counter at the station (in some cases, passes are only available at counters for international tickets – opening hours) plus any processing fees.
  • Online at The Interrail pass will be sent to you free by post by registered mail within 11 working days. A supplement will be charged where faster delivery is required.
  • Note: the seat reservations required can only be obtained at the ticket counter.

Important information:

  • To purchase an Interrail pass, you will need a valid ID card or a passport. You must also present this, together with your Interrail pass, for ticket inspections on the train.
  • You can find out which identity documents you will need from the embassy of the relevant country in Switzerland.
  • Please book your travel on high-speed, long-distance and night trains as early as possible, as the number of seats available on these services is limited (3 to 6 months in advance).
  • Seat reservations can be made at the staffed ticket counter.