Britrail Flexi Pass : Conditions

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Payment & Ticketing


  • Permanent residents of the United Kingdom are not eligible to purchase or use a Britrail pass.
  • Passes must be validated prior to boarding the first train/ use of travel bonus.
  • Passes are actual travel documents and do not need to be exchanged.
  • Passes must be validated within 11 months of issue date
  • Reservations are not inclusive in the cost of the pass and can only be made locally
  • What is the 7pm rule?
    - If your train departs before 19.00 hrs (7 pm), you need to use two travel days
    - If you are travelling on a direct night train (with no connections or layovers) that departs after 19.00 hrs (7 pm) and arrives after 04.00 hrs (4 am), you only need to use one day (the day of arrival). Please note: your Pass must be valid on the day of departure and arrival.
  • Free Child Offer: One child aged up to 15 years inclusive travels free for each paying adult or senior (not applicable to adult saver passes) . The free child offer must be requested at the time of booking the adult or senior pass. Additional children aged 5-15 years pay half the adult fare. Children under 5 years travel free if not occupying a seat / bed.

Comprehensive conditions of use can be found on the ticket cover.

Cancellation & Amendments


  • A $20 per person, per pass + carrier penalty fee applies for amendments to unused passes returned within one year of issuing date.
  • Passes must be presented for refund unused and not validated.
  • A fee of $30 per person, per pass + carrier penalty fee applies to totally unused passes returned within one year of issuing date.
  • No partial refunds.
  • Britrail Passes cannot be reissued if lost or stolen.

Passes cannot be replaced if lost or stolen. We recommend Pass Security with your order.

IMPORTANT information regarding PAPER TICKETS.

At Rail Europe we care for the health, safety and satisfaction of our customers. Our primary concern, at the moment, therefore, is to preserve the health of our employees and local communities. It is with this in mind that Rail Europe have made the decision to SUSPEND ALL PAPER TICKET SALES until further notice. Kind Regards, Rail Europe Team.