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Not understanding the EuroRail Pass
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hi,
I am looking for the budget transportation, travel from 13 September 2009 for 34 days: Frankfurt-Berlin-Munich-Venice-Rome-Florence-Milan-Zurich-Berne-Geneva-Paris-Brussel-Amsterdam-Frankfurt.

The proposed Eurail pass is
Eurail 5 Country Benelux/France/Germany/Italy/Switzerland 15 Day 1st Class Adult Select Saver pass.
But i am still not really understand the meaning of the Eurail pass. I able to travel for 15 days without any ticket fees for inter city or inter country? And how about inter city? Another ticket to purchase for inter city?
Anyone can advice me?
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I am leaving from Frankfurt and traveling for 34 days
Frankfurt, Heidelberg, Munich, Venice, Rome, Florence, Milan, Zürich, Berne, Geneva, Paris, Brussels, Amsterdam, Frankfurt
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I able to travel for 15 days without any ticket fees for inter city or inter country? And how about inter city? Another ticket to purchase for inter city?
Are you perhaps confusing “inter” and “intra?” The pass is good for 15 days of rail travel on any of the trains run by the national rail companies in the 5 countries you choose. In your case that will be all inter city (getting from one city to another) trains. The pass does not generally cover intra city transportation — that’s the subways, trams and buses you’ll use to get around town. However, in the German cities and parts of metropolitan Paris (outside the center of town) it does cover commuter light rail (S-bahn in Germany, RER in Paris) so may be some help getting around locally. However, you’re not going to want to waste a day of your railpass to cover a few euros worth of subway rides, so only use the pass for the S-bahn if you’re already using the rail day for a more expensive ride.

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Hi,
thanks, Oldlady for your reply.
Yes.I did confused.
I am a bit clear now. Anyway, thanks.
This is my first trip to Europe more things to explore before travel.Haha..

Cheers,
ChinChong

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Frankfurt, Heidelberg, Munich, Venice, Rome, Florence, Milan, Zürich, Berne, Geneva, Paris, Brussels, Amsterdam, Frankfurt
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Hi,
Any option for travel from Geneva to Chamonix? By bus or train? which is the fastest way?
Any sources for this journey?

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Train will probably be fastest. The train from Geneva Eaux Vives station to Chamonix Mont Blanc station takes just over 2 hours. Use the German rail website: http://reiseauskunft… for schedules anywhere in Europe.

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Hi, thanks oldlady…

cheers,
ChinChong

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Frankfurt, Heidelberg, Munich, Venice, Rome, Florence, Milan, Zürich, Berne, Geneva, Paris, Brussels, Amsterdam, Frankfurt