Train & ferry travel in Britain & Ireland

 

Train travel in Britain, a beginner's guide

London to Scotland by Caledonian Sleeper train

London to Cornwall by Night Riviera sleeper train

London to the Channel Islands by train & ferry

London to the Isle of Man by train & ferry

London to Belfast & Northern Ireland by train & ferry

London to Dublin & Ireland by train & ferry

A guide to train travel in Europe

An introduction to European train travel 

How to buy European train tickets online

How to buy European train tickets by phone  

Buying UK tickets to connect with Eurostar

Luggage arrangements on trains

Left luggage at stations

How to cross Paris by metro or taxi

How to use the French Railways website

Guide to railpasses & Eurail

Guide to buying & using an InterRail pass

London to Paris by Eurostar

London to Paris by train & ferry

Sleepers & couchettes explained

Train seat numbering plans

Child age limits, train travel with kids

Wheelchairs & special needs

Taking your bike by train

Taking your dog or pet by train

Rail staff 'priv' travel in Europe

Motorail - taking your car on a train

Train travel in key European countries

 

France   Italy   Spain   Germany   Russia   (For other countries, use links below)

Train times, fares & tickets from the UK to...

Albania

Andorra

Austria

Belgium

Belarus

Bosnia

Bulgaria

Croatia

Cyprus

Czech Rep.

Denmark

Estonia

Finland

France

Germany

Gibraltar

Greece

Hungary

Iceland

Ireland

Italy

Latvia

Lithuania

Luxembourg

Macedonia

Malta

Moldova

Montenegro

Netherlands

Norway

Poland

Portugal

Romania

Russia

Serbia

Slovakia

Slovenia

Spain by train

Spain by ferry

Sweden

Switzerland

Turkey

Ukraine

Train times, fares & tickets for journeys starting in...

Amsterdam

Athens

Barcelona & Spain

Belgrade

Berlin

Bratislava

Bruges

Brussels

Bucharest

Budapest

Cologne

Copenhagen

Dusseldorf

Florence

Frankfurt

Hamburg

Helsinki

Innsbruck

Istanbul

Krakow

Lisbon

Ljubljana

Luxembourg

Milan

Moscow

Munich

Naples

Nice

Oslo

Paris

Prague

Rome

Salzburg

Sofia

Stockholm

Switzerland

Venice

Vienna

Warsaw

Zagreb

European trains & train types

   

French TGV trains     French couchette trains

Thalys trains Paris-Brussels-Amsterdam     TGV-Lyria Paris-Switzerland

TGV trains from Paris to Milan     TGV trains from Paris to Barcelona

German ICE trains        RailJet trains    SJ2000 trains    

NTV's Italo trains   Trenitalia's Frecciarossa  

City Night Line sleeper trains    Thello sleeper trains from Paris to Italy   

Amsterdam & Cologne to Vienna by EuroNight sleeper train

Amsterdam & Cologne to Warsaw by EuroNight Jan Kiepura sleeper train

Amsterdam & Cologne to Prague by City Night Line sleeper train.

Munich to Prague by train       Berlin-Warsaw Express

Helsinki to St Petersburg & Moscow by Allegro & Tolstoi train

(For other train types, see the relevant country page)

    

 

Trans-Siberian Railway: Europe - China & Japan

Trans-Siberian Railway information    Moscow to Beijing in pictures

Other long-haul overland routes

 

The Silk Route by train:  Europe-Moscow-Central Asia-Beijing

Europe to India overland:  London-Istanbul-Iran-Pakistan-India

Europe to Australia without flying by sea or by Trans-Siberian Railway.

Europe to America transatlantic by Cunard's Queen Mary 2

Map of train routes in Southeast Asia

Map of train routes in southern Africa

Train travel worldwide, by country

How to travel by train within, and where possible from the UK to:

 
 

Great train journeys

   

The Venice Simplon Orient Express: London to Venice by luxury train

The Orient Express - the truth behind the legend

The Glacier Express - Switzerland's most scenic train

The Bernina Express - The most scenic route from Switzerland to Italy

The Danube Express from Istanbul to Budapest

The California Zephyr - across the USA by train with Amtrak

The Rocky Mountaineer - Canada's Rockies by train

The Northern Explorer (formerly Overlander) Auckland to Wellington

The TranzAlpine - NZ's most scenic train

The Bridge on the River Kwai

The Eastern & Oriental Express: Singapore to Bangkok by luxury train

Marshal Tito's private train from Belgrade to Montenegro

The West Highland Line - Britain's most scenic train route

The Royal Scotsman - Scotland's very own cruise train

Other great journeys can be found on the relevant country pages...

 

Holiday ideas

   

Holidays without flying by train or ferry    

Ski holidays by train not plane

 

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