If your InterRail pass is valid in France you can get discounts on ferry crossings, free metro transport from the airport in Paris, free bus travel, as well as other great offers.
Show your InterRail pass to receive your discount or contact the specific company in advance. The benefits only apply during the validity of your pass. Free travel on trains, buses or ferries is only valid on travel days.
Set sail for Ireland with Irish Ferries
InterRail pass holders get a 30% discount on ferry travel between France and Ireland on the routes:
- Roscoff – Rosslare, (Ireland) (May to September)
- Cherbourg – Rosslare (Ireland) (February to December)
In order to claim the discount, please make your booking by phone through +33 233 234 444 or +353 818 300 400. You may be asked to show your InterRail pass when you check in for the sailing.
Additional charges and conditions
- The discount is valid on foot passenger fares on the above ferry routes, if your InterRail pass is valid in either the country of departure or the country of arrival
- No daily sailings, reservation is compulsory
- Cabin accommodation is available at an extra charge
Roscoff has it’s own train station and can be reached from Paris in about 5 hours. From Roscoff’s train station it’s a 20-minutes walk to the passenger terminal.
Cherbourg can be reached by train. From there you can take a taxi (€ 8 - 10 ) or you can walk (30 minutes) to the passenger terminal.
Travel through Europe with Eurostar trains
Eurostar offers special prices for InterRail pass holders on the route:
- Paris Nord – Lille – Ashford (England) – Ebbsfleet International (England) – London St. Pancras (England)
Fees - 2nd class: from €89 / 1st class: from €159. It is not possible to book the InterRail-discounted fares online.
The InterRail pass holders fares are exchangeable once before departure. Sometimes nonexchangeable fares can be cheaper then the pass holders fares. The easiest way to find out about the best Eurostar offers is to call +44(0)123 361 7575 or +33(0)892 353 539.
Please note that all fares are subject to availability.
Travel with the French national railway's bus service
InterRail pass holders can travel for free with the French national railway’s bus service on the routes:
- Digne – St Auban
- Digne – Veynes
- Oloro – Canfranc (Spain)
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. In rural areas, bus services are often operated by the SNCF and run between local towns and the railway station. An SNCF bus, on which rail tickets and passes are valid, is shown as an autocar in rail timetables.
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You can find your discount code in the InterRail pass guide that you receive with your InterRail pass. The discount applies during the entire validity of your pass and can be used multiple times.