I have been thinking about a trip to England, the Netherlands and Belgium with my husband and I have some questions about rail passes. I’ve been looking at the eurail.com website and I just want to make sure I get the correct tickets.
- Based on this itinerary, would I get the Eurail-Benelux or point to point tickets?
- If it is the Benelux, would it be the “4 day within 2 months” pass for days 8, 10, 13 and 15?
- For the Beneleux rail pass, do I have to make reservations for specific times or can we be flexible?
- If I get point to point tickets, should I buy ahead of time from this website or wait until we get to the train station?
My first rough draft itinerary for 26 Sept to 14 Oct is as follows:
Days 1-6: London
Day 7: Eurostar to Brussels, overnight Brussels
Day 8: train/daytrip to Ghent, overnight Brussels
Day 9: Brussels, overnight Brussels
Day 10: train to Bruges, overnight Bruges
Day 11: tour to Flanders Fields, overnight Bruges
Day 12: tour Bruges, overnight Bruges
Day 13: train from Bruges to Delft, overnight Delft
Day 14: tour Delft, overnight Delft
Day 15: (Not sure about this one. Too rushed?) train from Delft to The Hague to see The Mauritshuis, train to Leiden for a quick stop, train to Amsterdam
Days 16-20: Amsterdam