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If you’re looking for train times in Europe, you’ve come to the right place. From one-country trips to hopping around the continent, we use our expertise to make travelling in Europe by train as easy as possible.

This page will give you an overview of train times between Europe's top destinations, show you how to check European train times with Trainline, take you through the different rail passes you can buy for Europe and suggests some travel itineraries for a train holiday in Europe.

So, what are you waiting for? Search for train times, compare and buy your tickets here.

Train routes in Europe

Our map of train routes in Europe shows the journey times between some of Europe’s top cities. You can get from London to Paris in 2h 16m, Madrid to Barcelona in 2h 30m, Milan to Rome in 2h 48m or Berlin to Frankfurt in 3h 52m. Take a closer look at the map for an overview of Europe train times.

Want to learn more about train schedules in Europe? Our Europe Train Map connects the main rail destinations on the continent, providing handy links to explore these destinations at your leisure. Whether you want to travel on an epic rail journey from Budapest to Berlin or zip from Brussels to Amsterdam, our train map of Europe will help you out.

Europe train map

Choosing European train tickets

Choosing your European train tickets

If you need to buy your train ticket, it's quick and simple. We will even:

  • Highlight the cheapest options in both First Class and Standard (2nd), if they're available!
  • Show you the price difference if you wish to upgrade to First Class
  • Give you the best bus route and ticket alternatives
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  • Select the fastest routes available
  • Use your loyalty or discount cards where applicable
  • Choose what type of seat you prefer – window, aisle or upstairs if it’s a double-decker (bilevel) train

Discover more by reading our guide to trains in Europe.

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