Eurail Benefits in Greece - Eurail Pass Benefits in Greece

Eurail Benefits in Greece

Eurail Pass Benefits in Greece

If your Eurail Pass is valid in Greece, you are entitled to discounts on ferry crossings 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 Greece Transport Benefits

Travel between Greece and Italy with Superfast Ferries International

With a Eurail Pass valid in Greece and Italy, you can travel on the routes:Eurail Pass holders with a pass valid in Greece AND Italy are entitled to free deck passage. 
  • Holders of a 1st class Pass are entitled to travel for free in dormitories* or air type seats.
  • If your Pass is valid in Greece OR Italy you'll get a 30% discount on full fare rates.
  • Those with a Greek Islands Pass can enjoy two free trips in a 4-bed shared cabin (for 1st class pass holders) and in dormitories or airseats (for 2nd  class pass holders).
* Dormitories are not available on the ferries that operate on the routes:
Please note that Pass holders (except those with a Greek Islands Pass) do have to pay seasonal surcharges, port taxes and fuel surcharges.

Greek Ferry Booking Information

Reservations can be made on the day of travel at the port where you depart. You can also book online at the Superfast Ferries website. Please note that there are special instructions for Eurail travelers on how to obtain discounts.

You can also call +30 210 89 19 700 or + 39 041 52 86 522.

For more information, e-mail the Attica Group.

Additional Charges and Conditions

Seasonal surcharge:
  • June and September €15 per person.
  • July and August €25 per person.
  • Port taxes: €7 per passenger, per embarkation.
  • A fuel surcharge of up to €10 may apply.
Check-in time: 2 hours before departure

NB:  Patras can be reached by train from Athens in about 3.5 hours. The ferry docks are in walking distance of Patras’ main train station. 

Igoumenitsa can be reached by bus from Thesaloniki in about 4 hours.


Free and Discounted Ferry Travel on International Routes with Minoan Lines

Minoan Lines Ferry between Greece and Italy Ferry between Greece and Italy

Minoan Lines Domestic offers a 30% discount on the following routes if your pass is valid in Italy or 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 30% discount if the pass is only valid in either Italy or Greece.

The journey takes the following route:Minoan Lines Booking Information
  • For booking information visit the Minoan Lines website or e-mail the Minoan Line port office of Ancona (Italy), Venice (Italy) or Piraeus.
  • You can also call the offices at +39 071 201708, +39 041 5041201 or +30 210 4145700.
Additional Charges and Conditions 

Seasonal surcharge:
  • June and September €10 per person
  • July and August €20 per person
  • Port Taxes: €7
  • Fuel surcharge: €15 (excl. infants)
Upgrades available with reduced fares upon embarkation

Check-in time: 2 hours

NB:  Patras can be reached by train from Athens in about 3.5 hours. The ferry docks are in walking distance of Patras’ main train station.

Blue Star Ferry

Discounted travel on the domestic routes of Blue Star Ferries

Eurail Pass holders receive a 30% discount provided that you've already realised a crossing in the Adriatic Sea with Superfast Ferries.

The discount is valid on these routes:Blue Star Ferry Booking information

For reservations you can call +30 210 891 9800 or e-mail the Attica helpdesk.

Visit the
Blue Star Ferries website for more information.

Minoan Lines Ferry

Special fares on the domestic ferry routes of Minoan Lines

Eurail pass holders receive a 30% discount on the route:

Heraklion – Piraeus
Minoan Lines Ferry Booking Information

To get the discount just show the ticket for Minoan Lines.

Reservations can be made on the Minoan Lines website or you can call +30 210 4145700.

Additional Charges and Conditions

Season surcharge:
  • Middle season: €10 per person
  • High Season: €20 per person
  • Port Taxes: €7
  • Fuel surcharge
Check-in is 2 hours in advance.

Grimaldi Line Ferries

Set Sail for Italy with Grimaldi Line Ferries

Eurail Pass holders receive a 20% discount on full or special fares for ship passage, and 10% on accommodation supplements for Pullman seats, berth or cabins on Grimaldi Line ferries taking you between Italy and Spain.

Discount applies on the following route:Grimaldi Line Ferries Booking Information

Reservations can be made by phone ((+39) 081 496 444 or (+34) 902.531.333) or by email ( or

Please note that when you make your reservations you'll have to choose the agreement EURAIL PASS in the related list and enter the Pass Cover code printed in your Travel Diary.

You can also visit one of the Grimaldi Lines Travel Agencies in Italy:
  • Grimaldi Tours Napoli, Via Marchese Campodisola 13
  • Grimaldi Tours Roma, Via Boncompagni 43
  • Grimaldi Tours Palermo, Via Emerico Amari 8
Additional Charges and Conditions
  • Fixes due: €25 per person   
For more information about this benefit, visit the Grimaldi Lines website.

Eurail Greece Accommodation Benefits

Novus City Hotel Athens Eurail Benefits

Stay in the heart of Athens at Novus City Hotel
Eurail Pass holders get a 20% discount on stays at Novus City Hotel in Athens. This 4-star hotel is superbly located in the cultural heart of the city and just a 10-minute walk from the main railway station. Your discount applies to the official 

prices shown on the
Novus City Hotel website.

How to claim:

To take advantage of this exciting offer, send an email to Novus City Hotel using the address In your email, make sure to provide your Eurail Pass Cover Number as well as details about the room and dates you wish to book and ensure showing the pass upon check in.

Stay Hostel Rhodes

Stop over in Rhodes at STAY Hostel

As a member of Europe's eYouth, STAY Hostel in Rhodes offers Eurail Pass holders a 10% discount on advance bookings. Enjoy a friendly hostel atmosphere while saving on your stay in the center of Rhodes!

Stay Hostel Rhodes Booking Information

To claim your 10% discount:
  • Make your booking in advance, through Europe’s eYouth Hostel Website (
  • Present your hostel booking confirmation email and Eurail Pass when checking in at the hostel.

Eurail Greece Attraction Benefits

Visit the Athens Railway Museum

Eurail pass holders get free admission to the Athens Railway Museum when presenting their passes.

Visiting address:

4, Siokou Street, Athens.

Athens Railway Museum is open from Tuesday to Friday from 09:00 - 13:00.
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