Train journeys can be a fun and relaxing adventure to travel alone, but also a great experience to travel with your loved ones, friends or family. In addition to being comfortable and retro-romantic, train travel is often cheaper than other modes of transportation.

If you want to travel on a budget, we have prepared some ideas for you. Here is a list of the best trains to travel around Europe on your next trip.

Before you start your journey

Train travel is great in many ways, but it also has some downsides. One thing you should know about trains is that they are slower ways to travel. Apart from high-speed trains, a journey on a regular train can sometimes be twice as long as a journey by bus, for example.

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This means that you should be well organized for your trip, especially if you have a specific event or meeting that you must not be late for. Plan your trip ahead of time so you don’t have to worry about it later. You can also get personalized train tours online, according to your schedule and preferences.

Book your trips in advance to save even more money. Bonus points for trains since most companies allow you to bring food and drink, and in most cases, your furry companions are also welcome aboard their carriers.

1. France

Take your time and book a train journey to and through one of the most romantic places in the world. One of the most popular train companies in France is SNCF. We suggest you book your tickets in advance and if possible get a return ticket.

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This will save you money so you can spend more on perfumes and delicious French pastries!

2. Ital

The site of one of the most popular cuisines in the world offers you numerous train tickets to choose from. The company Trenitalia Trains, for example, offers a “super economy” ticket. It is cheaper than others, but also less flexible in time.

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Do not forget to check all the details when booking a ticket. If time is not of the essence for you, this is probably the best option for your wallet.

3. Norway

Norway is well equipped with trains and train travel is a very common way to travel there. Students usually use this mode of transport, so if you are also a student, you can check if there are some international student discounts and benefits.

There are 3 major train companies in Norway – state railways VY, SJ Nord and GoAhead. Some of the trains are local, others go to the region, so be sure to check this when booking a ticket. For example, travel from Oslo to Bergen is considered regional.

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4. United Kingdom

Perhaps the country that gives you the most to choose from – 28 major train companies. As with Norway, some of the trains go local, some go regional, so don’t forget to check it out.

The UK’s largest train company is the GTR Network. It is made up of 4 partner companies – the new Thameslink, Great Northern Lines, Southern and Gatwick Express. The UK offers luxury train travel that is quite expensive, but the quality is impeccable.

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On the other hand, traveling on a budget may require a bit more time to research as there are many trains and companies out there. Take your time to find the best option for you and your budget. There are many sites that will find the cheapest tickets for you, so this is a bonus tip for staying on a budget.

Trains can be a great experience as they offer comfortable and affordable travel, plus you can take your time to enjoy the scenery as you travel. Book your tickets, pack your favorite book and get more time for yourself. Relax and enjoy the ride.

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