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If you’re in London and want to get to France, Belgium or the Netherlands with ease and comfort, you don’t need to fly – just take a Eurostar train. From London St Pancras International, which is the main English hub for international services, you can get from London to Paris in 2h 16m, London to Brussels in 1h 56m and London to Amsterdam in 3h 55m.
The main train companies in Italy are Trenitalia – the national company which operates on both the regional and high-speed network, and Italo – the private train operator that only covers high-speed routes.
Trenitalia is the national Italian railway company. Thanks to its high-speed trains – Frecciarossa, Frecciarossa 1000, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca – and regional, Intercity and Eurocity trains, you can travel throughout the whole country in total ease and comfort.
The main train company in France is SNCF (Société Nationale des Chemins de fer Français), which offers both high-speed and regional train services in France.
Apart from the well-known TGV high-speed trains, which connect Paris to Bordeaux, Marseille, Lyon and the main French cities, SNCF also offers medium- and long-distance Intercités and regional trains (TER) which operate in the rest of the country.
The main train company in Spain is Renfe, which provides different types of high-speed and regional trains.
Renfe is the national train operator in Spain and offers different types of modern high-speed services – AVE, Avlo, AV-City, Avant, Alvia and Euromed – as well as medium and long-distance regional trains – Altaria, Talgo and Trenhotel.
Connecting Spain's major cities at speeds of up to 310km/h (193 mph), AVE is certainly one of the fastest trains in Europe – it can connect the 700 km between Madrid and Barcelona in just 2h 30m.
Avlo is Renfe's new high-speed long-distance train service operating on the Madrid to Barcelona-Figueres line. Avlo trains can travel up to 300 km/h, all tickets are in Economy Class with assigned seats.
Alvia is another high-speed, long-distance train operated by Renfe. Capable of speeds of up to 250km/h, Alvia trains connect major cities in Spain, including Madrid, Barcelona, Bilbao, Valencia, Alicante, Zaragoza and Cadiz.
Trenhotel is Renfe's long-distance night train service. Capable of travelling at more than 200 km/h, these night trains are designed for routes between cities in Spain and Portugal, so they have several classes, cabins with beds and wagon-cafeteria.
OUIGO Spain is the new low-cost, high-speed service operating on the Barcelona-Madrid line from the 10th May 2021. As with the French OUIGO trains, the Spanish version only has one class of seating, with tighter spacing than on conventional TGV trains, to provide around 590 seats per train. However, unlike the trains used in France, the Spanish OUIGO trains have a bar car.
You can easily travel from one German city to another thanks to Deutsche Bahn, the national train operator in Germany which offers high-speed, regional and intercity trains. Alternatively, you can travel with Flixtrain, the low-cost train company operating only on some national routes.
Deutsche Bahn, also known as DB, operates on most of the train network in Germany. With seven types of high-speed (ICE), intercity and regional trains, you can easily travel throughout Germany and the nearby countries.
Flixtrain is part of the FlexMobility group, which now belongs to Flixbus, the largest coach company in Germany. Since March 2018, FlixMobility has started to offer high-speed and low-cost train connections between Hamburg and Cologne, Stuttgart and Berlin and Hamburg and Lörrach.
If you want to travel between Switzerland and Austria by train, you can choose different types of train companies, such as OBB, SBB or WestBahn.
SBB is the national railway company in Switzerland and connects the main Swiss cities, such as Bern, Basel, Geneva and Zurich, and also operates in Italy in collaboration with Trenitalia.
WestBahn is a young Austrian train operator which has been connecting Vienna to Salzburg via Linz since 2011. Westbahn trains are very modern and can reach speeds of up to 200 km/h.
DSB is the main train company in Denmark and has five types of trains, including intercity trains to Aarhus, Aalborg and Flensburg.
SNCB is the national railway company in Belgium and offers regional, intercity and high-speed services to connect the main cities of the country.
NS (Nederlanse Spoorwegen) is the main train company in the Netherlands and covers all the routes in the country with regional, intercity and high-speed trains.
Thalys trains provide an international rail service that connects France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany. With Thalys you can travel at high speeds to Paris, Brussels, Amsterdam, Dortmund and Cologne.
As a result of the collaboration between SNCF and SBB, TGV Lyria trains connect Paris, Dijon and Marseille with Geneva, Lausanne and Zurich.
CD (České dráhy) is the national railway company in Czech Republic. All CD trains leave from Prague, the capital city, and connect it to the rest of the country.
Are you looking for a travel experience that is different from usual? Discover the beauty of the Swiss Alps by travelling with Bernina Express and Glacier Express.
The Bernina Express, also known as the 'Red Train', is a scenic train that runs from Tirano in Italy to Chur in Switzerland, crossing one of the most magical routes in Europe.
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