Interrail France Discounts                  & Benefits

If your Interrail Pass is valid in France, then you can make the most of the following discounts and offers during your stay!

1. Transport:

With your Interrail France Pass you can enjoy the following offers on transport: 


Sail to Irish shores with Irish Ferries:

Receive a 30% discount on ferry travel between France and Ireland on the following routes:

  • Cherbourg-Rosslare (February to December)*
  •  Roscoff-Rosslare (May to September)*

For more information call  +353 818 300 400 or +33 233 234 444 or visit the Irish Ferries website.

Additional charges and conditions:

This discount is valid on foot passenger fares on the above ferry routes for all passengers with Interrail Passes valid in either the country of departure or the country of arrival.

  • Cabin accommodation is available at extra cost.
  • Reservation is compulsory

Note: Sailings do not operate every day,


Travel through Europe with Eurostar:

France's only train connection to Great Britain is via Eurostar, a High-Speed rail service which connects Paris, Lille and Calais with London, Ebbsfleet and Ashford.

Please note that journeys with Eurostar require a compulsory seat reservation and must be booked in advance. If you hold an Interrail Global or Interrail One Country - France, Great Britain or Benelux Pass you are entited to a special Passholder Rate. Simply contact Eurostar directly on 01233 617 575 to reserve (...and when booking, remember to tell them you have an Interrail Pass so you are given the Passholder rate!)


Travel for free with SNCF buses:

With your Interrail France Pass you are entitled to free travel with the French national railway’s bus service on the following routes:

  • Digne – St Auban
  • Digne – Veynes
  • Canfranc (Spain) – Oloron

Booking information:

The best place to enquire about bus services is at a local tourist office or railway station.

In large towns and cities, buses run to and from bus stations (gare d’autobus/routière) usually located next to railway stations.

Special fare on International IC Buses:

With your Global Interrail Pass you will receive a discounted fair on the following routes:

  • Strasssbourg - Mannheim - Nuremberg - Prague: There are 6 daily round trips in each direction, with a journey time of 4 to 5 hours.

Booking information:

Interrail Global Pass holders:

If you are travelling with a Interrail Global Pass you will only need a reservation (the regular reservation fee applies).

Interrail One Country Pass holders:

If your Interrail Pass is a France or Germany One Country Pass then you will be required to make a reservation as well as purchase a regular fare point-to-point ticket for the section of the country in which your Interrail Pass is not valid.

Note: Tickets and service supplements can be bought at ticket windows in Germany or via the website of the Germany Railway.

2. Attractions

Have fun at the Hard Rock Cafe's in Paris & Nice!

With your Interrail France Pass you can get your hands on a free gift with any purchase over €25 from the Rock Shop's in Paris & Nice.

General conditions: 

The benefits only apply during the validity of your Pass. Free travel on trains, buses or ferries is only valid on travel days.

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