Checklist for Items to Bring InterRailing

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Tying up Loose Ends Before You Go

Once you've booked your tickets you'll need to run through this checklist of other important items to make sure you've sorted out before you go:

Important stuff

  • Passport
  • Photocopy of Passport
  • Insurance
  • InterRail Pass
  • Train timetable (download before you go or collect at each train station)
  • Money
  • Debit card
  • Credit card (for emergencies only of course)
  • Form of ID other than your passport
  • Any prescription medicine
  • Spare glasses/contact lenses (if needed)
  • A backpack or suit case
  • A daypack to keep valuables on you at all times


  • Camera
  • Spare camera battery
  • Spare SD card
  • Mobile phone
  • Alarm


  • Bag/bike lock for your bag (for shady hostels and sometimes sleeper trains)
  • Condoms (in case of any spontaneous hanky panky)


  • Ear plugs (for rowdy party hostels)
  • Eye mask
  • Rain coat/umbrella
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Pen and paper/tablet
  • European guide book
  • Map of Europe (if not included in guide book)
  • Language Phrase book/app