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: 


Set sail to Ireland:

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

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.

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:

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.


2. Attractions

Explore France's Cities!

Lyon City Card

Get 20% discount off your first city card purchase with your Interrail Pass valid for France. Receive a further 50% off your second city card purchase (...if you're thinking of bringing someone with you!)
You can use your city card for museums, castles, cruises, leisue and of course the Lyon Public Transport System
Where to get it?  Tourist Information Center on Bellecour Square 69002, Lyon. Open daily from 9:00 to 18:00, except the 1st of January and the 25th of December.


Nantes City Pass

Get 50% discount on the Nantes City Pass with your Interrail Pass valid for France.
You can use your city card for museums, castles, cruises, leisue and of course the Nantes Public Transport System
Where to get it? Nantes Tourism desk on Rue des Etats 9, 44000 Nantes.

French Riviera Pass

Get 10% discount off the French Riviera Pass with your Interrail Pass valid for France.
Visit the best sights of the French Riviera and around Nice.
Where to get it? One of three places:
  • Outside the central train station - gare Thiers
  • Promenade des Anglais nr. 5, Nice
  • Central city gardens next to Massena square, Nice

Marseille City Pass

Get 15% dicsount off the Marseille City Pass with your Interrail Pass valid for France.
Includes entry to all major museums, a tour or visit of the Château d'If and of course the Marseille Public Transport system.
Where to get it? Tourist Office and Convention Bureau: 11 La Canebière 13001 Marseille

Bordeaux City Card

Get 10% discount off the Bordeaux City Card with your Interrail Pass valid for France.
Includes entry to museums, monutments and the public transport system.
Where to get it? Tourist Office of Bordeaux, 12 cours du 30 Juillet, 33000 Bordeaux. Open every day from 09:00 – 18:30, except: January 1st and December 25th

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.