Validating rail tickets in europe
For long distance trains, several days of travel and group or family trips, it’s easy to recommend a rail pass.
Depending on your destination, you can book convenient e-tickets or find advantageous fares when you plan early.
However, the difference in terms of service and comfort often makes the added expense worth it.
In 1st class, the seats often recline, there are fewer seats per car, the level of cleanliness tends to be higher, and you may find more space for luggage.
One of the most frequent questions people ask when planning train travel in Europe is whether they should consider buying a Eurail Pass (or Inter Rail Pass for European Residents) or train tickets.
Here, we compare the two options and highlight the main features in order to help you decide which one is best for you.