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Eurail Pass Benefits in Germany
If your Eurail Pass is valid in Germany, you can get discounts on ferry crossings and boat trips, cheap hotel stays and other benefits offered by our partners.
To take advantage of these offers just show your Eurail Pass or contact the company, that offers the benefit, directly. Free travel offers are only valid during travel days, whereas other benefits apply during the entire validity of your Eurail Pass.
Eurail Germany Transport Benefits
Sail off to Finland with Finnlines
Eurail Pass holders get a 50% discount on standard fares on the routes:
Travemünde – Helsinki (Finland)
Travemünde – Malmö (Sweden)
Finnlines Booking Information
Reservations can only be made on the Finnlines website (booking code: RAIL) or by calling +49 45 028 0543 or +46 771 340 940.
Hop on the S-Bahn and discover major German cities
A Eurail pass is also valid on the S-Bahn (suburban metro railways) networks that DB operates in major German cities. The S-Bahn can be recognized by its logo (a white S on a green background).
Travel on International IC Buses Throughout Europe
As a Eurail Pass holder you can travel for FREE on IC Bus connections passing through Germany. With this, you can travel to cities in 10 countries, as long as your Eurail Pass is valid in all the countries you travel through.
Tickets and reservations are available at railway ticket windows in Germany. Due to seasonal route changes, it's worth checking the dates of your preferred route on the DB Bahn website before you travel.
What do I Need to Reserve?
Do you have a Eurail Global Pass or a Eurail Select Pass including all the countries that the bus travels through on the route you wish to take?
If so, you only need to make a reservation (and pay the reservation fee).
Do you have a Eurail One Country Pass or a Eurail Select Pass which does not include all countries that the bus travels through on the route you wish to take?
If so, you need to make a reservation plus pay for a ticket for part of the journey in the countries not included in your Pass.
Go Shopping in Frankfurt or Munich
Eurail pass holders get a free ride on the "Shopping Express Bus" which takes you to Wertheim Village Shopping Outlet in Frankfurt or Ingolstadt Village Shopping Outlet in Munich. To get the benefit, just show your Eurail pass to the driver.
Shopping Express Bus Booking Information
Reservation is recommended. Call +49 (0)89 - 24 24 85 14 or e-mail the company.
Visit the Wertheim village website or the Ingolstadt village website for more information.
The Shopping Express Bus to Wertheim Village departs at 09:00 from Frankfurt Central Station (bus-stop gates 7-9 - south exit towards coach parking opposite Mannheimerstrasse 15). Bus departs back to Frankfurt at 15:30.
The Shopping Express Bus to Ingolstadt Village departs at 09:30 from Sofitel Munich Bayerpost (Bayerstrasse 12, close to Munich Central Station) or 09:45 from BMW Welt, Am Olympiapark 1). Bus departs back to Munich at 15:30.
Enjoy the Top of Germany
Eurail Pass holders get a 10% discount on the Zugspitzbahn, Germany's highest mountain railroad.
Cross the Sea with Stena Line Ferries
Eurail pass holders receive up to 30% discount on these routes to Lativa and Sweden:
Discounted tickets can be booked online (use the code EURAIL) or purchased at the port on presentation of your Eurail Pass. For more information check the Stena Line website.
Eurail Germany Accommodation Benefits
Meininger Hostels & Hotels
Get a 10% discount on your stay at Meininger Hotels or Hostels in Berlin, Frankfurt, Munich, Leipzig, and Hamburg.
The discount is only available for bookings via Meininger by email, or per telephone +49 30 666 36 100.
Please use the Meininger website to check availability.
A&O Hotels and Hostels
Eurail pass holders get a 10% discount on the daily rate at A&O hotels and hostels in Berlin, Hamburg, Munich and other German cities.
Participating Hotels and Hostels
Please have your pass ready to show at check-in.
Circus Hostel Berlin
Stay in Berlin at the Circus Hostel
As a member of Europe's Famous Hostels, the Circus Hostel Berlin offers Eurail Pass holders a 10% discount on advance bookings. Enjoy a friendly hostel atmosphere while saving on your stay in Berlin's Mitte!
Circus Hostel Berlin Booking Information
To claim your 10% discount:
Five Elements Hostel Frankfurt
Stay in Frankfurt at Five Elements Hostel
As a member of Europe's Famous Hostels, the Five Elements Hostel in Frankfurt offers Eurail Pass holders a 10% discount on advance bookings. Enjoy a friendly hostel atmosphere as well as the hostel's free pub crawls and pasta nights!
Five Elements Hostel Frankfurt Booking information
To claim your 10% discount:
10% off top quality serviced apartments in Germany
Get a 10% discount on the Best Flexible Rates at Citadines Apart’hotels. Enjoy amazing guest facilities and amenities at central locations in Berlin, Munich, Hamburg, and Frankfurt.
Offer only available on www.citadines.com using the promo code EURAIL. Choose from the following residences:
Best Flexible Rate conditions:
Eurail Benefit German Youth Hostel Membership Card
Free: One Card for 500 Youth Hostels in GermanyEurail Pass holders can take advantage of a 1 year free membership at German Youth Hostels. The card is your ticket to 500 youth hostels all over Germany.
Why do I Need to Become a Member?
Youth hostels in Germany are part of a non-profit association. As such, it is necessary to be a member to be able to stay in one of the hostels.
How do I apply for Free Membership as a Eurail Traveler?
To apply for your free membership, fill out the form at jugendherberge.de/eurail before you start traveling. The documents will be sent to you by post.
Eurail Germany Attractions Benefits
Cruise the Rhine and the Mosel on KD German Rhine Ferries
Cruise on the Mosel river, Germany
Eurail pass holders get a 20% discount on sailings on regular domestic runs on the routes operated by the KD German Rhine Line:
KD German Rhine Ferries Booking Information
Additional Charges and Conditions
Germany's Romantic Road Trip
Experience Germany's Famous Romantic Road Trip
Eurail Pass holders receive a 20% discount on the Romantic Road scenic tour, stopping in:
Reservations are strongly recommended and can be made online (select the EURail option under Persons), by e-mail, or by calling +49 (0)69 719 126 261.
Nuremberg Card Eurail Benefit
Explore the City of Nuremberg for Less
If you're visiting Nuremberg, you can use your Eurail Pass to get a 10% discount off the city's Nürnberg Card. The super useful card gives you free admission to all of the city's museums and attractions as well as free access to public transport within the region.
How to get the discount:
Present your Eurail Pass at one of the following tourist Information centers:
Save 10% on the Frankfurt Card
Use your Eurail Pass to get a 10% discount when purchasing a Frankfurt Card.
Get your Frankfurt Card at the tourist information office at the main central station or in the city center at Römer.
What is Needed?
You need a valid Eurail Pass and your ID.
For more information, please visit the website
or send an email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Explore all Düsseldorf has to offer with a city card!
Eurail or Interrail Pass holders get a 10% discount on the 2-day Düsseldorf City Card.
With this card you will get:
For more information, please visit:
Eurail Germany Shopping Benefits
Neumunster Shopping Outlet
Enjoy a VIP shopping experience at McArthurGlen
As a Eurail Pass holder, you can take advantage of special offers at selected McArthurGlen Designer Outlets in Germany.
Participating Designer Outlets:
McArthurGlen Designer Outlet Berlin
McArthurGlen Designer Outlet Neumünster
What you'll get:
Show your Eurail Pass at the outlet's Information Centre
Best Way to the Designer Outlets
To McArthurGlen Designer Outlet Berlin:
To McArthurGlen Designer Outlet Neumünster:
Visit the Boutiques of Ingolstadt
Enjoy a unique shopping experience in Ingolstadt Village – and a whole lot more.
Great benefits await you at Ingolstadt Village.
More than 110 boutiques offer a relaxing day in atmospheric surroundings on leading brands, located close to the castles of Bavaria and less than an hour from Munich.
To receive your VIP Card for an additional 10% saving on your purchases, download the invitation and present it along your Eurail train ticket upon your arrival at Tourist Information in Ingolstadt Village by 31 October 2018.
You can arrive in style with the Shopping Express® direct from Munich and enjoy complimentary tickets by booking online at ChicOutletShopping.com/shoppingexpress and quoting COSERAI872.
To find out more, please visit
A trip to Ingolstadt Village is the perfect addition to any European travel itinerary this season!
Fancy a spot of retail therapy on the Romantic Road?
Enjoy a unique shopping experience in Wertheim Village – shop more, see more!
Great benefits await you in more than 110 boutiques, located close to the Romantic Road and just 50 minutes from Frankfurt. Wertheim Village offers the world’s finest brands – the perfect combination for a getaway.
Wertheim Village Your Benefits:
To receive your VIP Card for an additional 10% saving on your purchases, download the invitation and present it along your Eurail train ticket upon your arrival at Tourist Information in Wertheim Village by 31 October 2018.
You can arrive in style with the Shopping Express® direct from Frankfurt and enjoy complimentary tickets by booking online at ChicOutletShopping.com/shoppingexpress and quoting COSERAI872.
To find out more, please visit Wertheim Village.com.
A trip to Wertheim Village is the perfect addition to any European travel itinerary this season!