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Interrail benefits in Greece

If your Interrail Pass is valid in Greece, you can get free and discounted ferry crossings, as well as other great offers.

Show your Interrail Pass to receive your discount or special offer 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 Italy with Attica

Superfast Ferries in cooperation with ANEK LINES


With Attica you can travel between Greece and Italy on the following routes:

  • Bari (Italy) - Corfu (Greece)*
  • Bari (Italy) - Igoumenitsa (Greece)
  • Bari (Italy) - Patras (Greece)
  • Ancona (Italy) - Corfu (Greece)*
  • Ancona (Italy) - Igoumenitsa (Greece)
  • Ancona (Italy) - Patras(Greece)
  • Venice (Italy) - Corfu (Greece)*
  • Venice (Italy) - Igoumenitsa (Greece)
  • Venice (Italy) - Patras(Greece)


*All routes between Corfu and all ports in Italy are only available in the summer period.

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Holders of an Interrail Global Pass (1st class) are entitled to free air seats or dormitories (if available). Holders or an Interrail Global Pass (2nd class) are entitled to free deck passage.


Holders of an Interrail One Country Pass Italy or Interrail One Country Pass Greece are entitled to a 30% discount on any class on board (except for LUX cabins) on any of the routes mentioned above.


Holders of an Interrail Greek Islands Pass (5 or 6 days) are entitled to a 30% discount on any class on board for trips that are an addition to the trips included in the Greek Islands Passes.


Please note that Pass holders (except those with a Greek Islands Pass) do have to pay seasonal surcharges, port taxes and fuel surcharges:

  • Seasonal surcharge:
    • June and September: €15 per person
    • July and August: €25 per person
  • Port taxes: €7 per passsenger, per embarkation
  • It's possible a fuel surcharge of up to €10 may apply on your trip
  • Check in time: 2 hours before departure


These surcharges do not apply to Greek Islands Pass holders (with the exception of additional trips with a 30% discount)


Booking information

Reservations can be made online at the Superfast Ferries website. Please note that there are special instructions for Interrail travellers' discounts.


If you need help making a reservation on one of the ferries, you can contact Attica:

  • +30 (0)210 891 9700
Contact information

Contact/Embarkation Information in Greece:

Terminal Station PATRAS

  • Address: South Patras Port, Akti Dymeon str.
  • Tel: +30 (0)2610 622 500 or +30 (0)2610 634 000
  • E-mail:  or
  • Info: A shuttle bus service between the New Port and the Old Port (TRAINOSE train stations) is available (for approximately €1.00). Passengers need to check-in at the New Port (Akti Dymeon str.)


Terminal Station IGOUMENITSA


Terminal Station CORFU


Contact/Embarkation Information in Italy:

Terminal Station BARI


Terminal Station ANCONA


Terminal Station VENICE


Discounted travel on the domestic routes of Blue Star Ferries

Interrail Global Pass holders receive a 30% discount on domestic routes, and Interrail Greek Islands Pass holders receive a 30% discount if all Greek Island Pass trips are used up, provided that you've already realised a crossing in the Adriatic Sea with Superfast Ferries or ANEK Lines.


The discount offers are valid on the routes:

  • Piraeus – Chania/Heraklion (Crete). Operated by Anek Superfast.

  • Piraeus – Cyclades (Syros – Tinos – Mykonos – Paros – Naxos – Ios – Santorini Amorgos – Iraklia – Schinoussa – Koufonissi – Donoussa)

  • Piraeus – Dodecanese (Astypalaia – Kalymnos – Nisyros – Tilos – Lipsi – Symi – Kastellorizo – Patmos – Leros – Kos – Rhodes)

  • Piraeus – Chios – Lesbos - Psara - Oinousses

  • Rafina – Cyclades (Andros – Tinos – Mykonos – Syros – Paros – Naxos)
Booking information

For reservations you can call +30 210 891 9800 or e-mail the Attica helpdesk.

Visit the Blue Star Ferries website for more information.



Minoan Lines Domestic


Interrail Pass holders can travel on Minoan domestic lines with 20% discount on the official pricelist. Additionally, travellers receive 20% discount on all passenger accommodation categories.


To make a reservation please contact +30 210 4145700 or e-mail Please present your Interrail Pass when requested.


Find out more at the Minoan Lines website

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Please note: The discount is not cumulative with other discounts of the standard commercial policy, except for the 20% early booking offer in the Adriatic lines. The cancelation policy of the company is valid for tickets with the offer above. Check-in time is two hours prior to departure. Fuel surcharge may apply.


Set sail for Italy with Grimaldi Line ferries

Interrail Pass holders receive a 20% discount on full or special fares (port taxes and fixed dues excluded), and 10% on accommodation supplements for Pullman seats, berth or cabins on the routes listed below.

  • Igoumenitsa/Patras – Brindisi (Italy)

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  • The discount cannot be apply on fixed dues, vehicles, meals and onboard services.
  • The discount is availbale both with standard or special fares.
  • The discount can be added to special fares or promo available at time of reservation, unless they are excluded by conditions of use available at
  • The discount is only valid upon presentation of your Interrail Pass.
  • The discount cannot be applied on events.
  • The discount cannot be cumulated with other agreements, senior fares and native/resident fares.
  • The discount is available for the purchase of routes from/to Spain, Sardinia, Sicily, Malta and Greece (routes operated by Grimaldi Minoan Lines are excluded from this offer). 


How to get the offer

Online bookings can be made via the Grimaldi Lines website by selecting the agreement INTERRAIL PASS from the Partnership list and entering your Pass Cover number in the related field. You can find your Pass Cover number in your Travel Diary. Please note that when you are travelling with a mobile Pass, you have to contact our customer service to request a Pass Cover number before making a reservation with Grimaldi Lines.


Reservations can also be made by phone ((+39) 081 496 444 or (+34) 902 531 333) or by email ( or, including a copy of your Pass.


You can also visit one of the Grimaldi Lines Travel Agencies in Italy:

  • Grimaldi Tours Napoli, Via Marchese Campodisola 13

  • Grimaldi Tours Roma, Via Boncompagni 43

  • Grimaldi Tours Palermo, Via Emerico Amari 8


Additional charges

  • Fixes due: €25 per person

  • There is a €5 fuel surcharge for trips to and from Greece


For more information about this benefit, visit the Grimaldi Lines website.



Stay in the heart of Athens at Novus City Hotel

Interrail Pass holders get a 20% discount on stays at Novus City Hotel in Athens. This 4-star hotel is superbly located in the cultural heart of the city and just a 10-minute walk from the main railway station. Your discount applies to the official prices shown on the Novus City Hotel website.


How to claim:

To take advantage of this exciting offer, send an email to Novus City Hotel using the address In your email, make sure to provide your Interrail Pass Cover Number as well as details about the room and date you wish to book. 



Enjoy a VIP shopping experience at McArthurGlen


Go shopping for a day in Athens, at McArthurGlen Desiger Outlets! As a Eurail Pass holder you can take advantage of some special offers, like a 10% discount at selected stores! 






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What you'll get:

  • 10% Discount Card that can be used for any purchase made in any of the participating shops in any of the participating Designer Outlets.
  • free coffee voucher to use at any of the cafes or restaurants in the participating Designer Outlets.


How to claim the offer:

Show your Eurail Pass at the outlet's Information Centre.


Keep in mind:

The offers are valid in participating stores only and cannot be used in conjunction with other offers. Coffee Voucher is valid in all cafés and restaurants. One voucher per valid Eurail Pass, cannot be exchanged for cash. For more information and to plan your visit please visit