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A guide to train travel in Europe

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This site is designed to help you decide on where to go in Europe and how you can get there on the train.

Where to start
We'd recommend that you read our city guides to get an idea of where you want to go. Then check out the rail passes and European rail maps pages to work out how to get around. You might also find our How To guides and Popular Journeys helpful.

What's New on European Rail Guide

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Antwerp’s Top 3 Beer Cafes

Proper Belgian Beer when in Antwerp
Picture for Bratislava to Vienna: Two Capitals in a Weekend
Bratislava to Vienna: Two Capitals in a Weekend

Only an hour apart but very different places.
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London to Paris: The Ultimate Romantic Trip

The ultimate London to Paris romance package.
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Low Cost Airlines in Europe

Need to book a flight? Try these low cost airlines first.
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JOURNEY: Manchester to Amsterdam

On the train? Really? Yes.... and yes.
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Destination: Perpignan

Expect to see flamenco dancers, fire eaters and puppeteers!
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Rail Pass Guide

Use our Rail Pass comparison table to work out which pass to buy.
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Destination: Fulda

Lovers of the baroque era will find plenty to see here.
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Destination: Saarbrücken

For 200 years Saarbrücken was passed back and forth between Germany and France
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Destination: Cottbus

Cottbus is known for being a university city with lots of vast green landscapes.
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Blog: London to Istanbul

The trip takes three to four days, beginning with the 4.01 afternoon Eurostar from St Pancras...

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Journeys & Features

Guides to some of the most popular routes in Europe.
European City Guides

Travel guides to all the best destinations.

European Rail Passes

Read our guides to the most popular passes.
European Rail Maps

Use our draggable maps to help plan your trip.
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