Dale Starcevich

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pass or point to point

We are a family of 4 2adults ,2 youths traveling France and Italy for 2 weeks last week of June and first week of July 2014. Our trip plan is Paris to Lyon, Lyon to Nice, Nice to Florence, Florence to Rome. Which would be cheapest pass or point to point? Thanks Dale

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Rail Europe Posted 5 years ago

Hello Dale,

Thanks for your question.

As you are traveling extensively within France and Italy, I suggest that you purchase a Eurail France Italy Pass.

With a Eurail France Italy Pass you can avail of unlimited travel on the national rail networks of France and Italy.

With this pass you can travel free on the regional trains of France and Italy.

Passes can be purchased up to 6 months before your first day of travel. The pass must be validated within 6 months from the original date of issue.

However reservations are mandatory on high-speed trains, night trains, scenic trains and border crossing trains.

With a Pass the seat reservations will be offered at discounted fares (Pass holder fares).

The pass seats can be reserved by clicking on "book a compulsory seat reservation when using your rail pass” & then feed in the Departure city and the Arrival city along with the travel date and preferred time & the number of passengers (Senior, adults, youth and children), and then click on “search tickets”. Once you do so, you would find the schedules along with the fares.

Please click on the “Fare Details” tab to view details regarding the type of fare, type of seat, whether a reservation is included or not and the After Sales Policy.

You can also refer to our travel magazine Connexion for sample itineraries.

In order to book tickets, please visit our website

Hope this helps.


Aamir, Rail Europe Travel Expert

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