When does my Interrail pass starts to count ?

JEMM @ 24-07-2008 15:55

Hi again

I am from Portugal, and i am thinking in going to Madrid by train to start my Interrail there. I will use the reduced prices for trains due to the interrail pass. My question is: The pass will begin to count in Madrid (31st July) or will it begin in the trip between Lisbon-Madrid. This is very important because i was thinking in spending 1-2 days in Madrid but i wasn't planning on spending my days there, losing one or two important days.

Thanks for all your help and enjoy your trips

JEMM @ 25-07-2008 15:32

I am going to buy the pass today and this can change my whole trip

Pete @ 26-07-2008 13:10

Hi.
Your ticket will start on the day you fix in the shop as your first travel day.
So select the date when your will leave in Madrid.
More information: https://rail.cc/en/interrail

Peter 🙂

Rakel_88 @ 19-02-2009 23:05

Hi!
That's my situation and my question too 🙂
So, if I can start my InterRail in Madrid (starting to count the days from there), do I have the 50% discount on the train ticket Lisbon-Madrid?

Thanks 😉

Pete @ 20-02-2009 09:22

Hi.
You only get the 50% discount if your InterRail ticket is already valid. 😶
Maybe use a bus from Lisbon to Madrid... the night buses have the same price like the discounted trains:
https://rail.cc/en/train/lisbon-to-madrid
Peter 🙂


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