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European railway map

Planning a trip around Europe by train and don’t know where to start? You’re in luck. Our interactive train map of Europe highlights some of the most popular rail routes across Spain, France, Switzerland, Germany and Italy. Click on each of the routes in our map below to find journey times and where to book your tickets.  

*Routes are subject to change throughout the year

Popular European train journeys

If a route you had in mind isn’t featured on our map, check out some of our other most popular train journeys in Europe below. Or why not use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to start your search from scratch. 

European countries by train

Has our European train map given you some ideas? If you haven’t visited a country before, understanding how the rail network works can seem a bit daunting at first. Don’t worry though, we’ve put together ultimate guides on travelling by train in different European countries that’ll answer all your questions about train and ticket types, discounts and destinations. Check out our dedicated country guides below. 

Travel itinerary ideas

In need of some inspiration? Look no further! Find European travel itineraries, city guides and day trip ideas on our Travel Inspiration hub.

Travel Europe with a Rail Pass

If you’re planning on travelling through several different countries during your European trip, a Rail Pass can be a cost-effective way to travel by train. Want to see other ways to save? Check out our European train discounts page for the latest offers you can book with us.

Good to know

Our interactive Europe rail map highlights the most popular railway lines across Spain, France, Switzerland, Germany and Italy.

Interrail and Eurail are both rail passes, and while they are similar there is one critical difference - who can buy them. Interrail Passes are only for European citizens or residents. Eurail Passes are only for non-European citizens or residents.

Our Trains in Europe page is your one-stop-shop for learning about rail travel in Europe. If you want to know more about the train companies operating in Europe, check out our dedicated page to Train companies in Europe.

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