How to book cheap tickets in Europe?

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HappyRail is the best way to buy all cheap train tickets in Europe online! Buy now all point-to-point tickets in Europe, for example all rail tickets in Germany, France, Italy, Spain and the UK. Book also last minute deals with HappyRail. Start searching now, find all prices and book your train ticket! 

Booking cheap train tickets in Europe has never this easy: we offer one platform where you can buy all your train tickets in all major countries, like France, Italy, Spain, Great-Britain, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland and Germany.

Book as early as possible to get the best rate for your train tickets. 


Booking horizons: 

12 months: domestic tickets in The Netherlands
6 months: to/within Germany (Deutsche Bahn), Eurostar Brussels/Paris-London
4 months: within Italy (TrenItalia), Thalys Amsterdam/Brussels/Cologne - Paris
3 months: to/within France (SNCF); bookings for summer open 4 months in advance
2 months: Spain (Renfe), Russia (RZD), Switzerland (SBB) Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, Croatia, Slovenia, Romania, Serbia, Bulgaria
45 days: Ukraine

In the beginning of December the international train planner in Europe is updated. The booking horizons in November and December are shortened because of the update.


Discount fares - Availability


Germany - Deutsche Bahn - "Sparpreis", also on international routes

- Cheap fares starting from €19
- Widely available
- Cancellation fee: €19 for each ticket 
- Booking horizon: 6 months

Thalys - "No Flex"
- Cheap fares: Amsterdam-Paris from €35, Brussels-Paris from €22
- Limited available
- Cancellation fee: 100%
- Booking horizon: 4 months

Eurostar - "No flex"
- Cheap fares: Brussels and Paris to London from €39; Amsterdam-London from € 59
- Limited available
- Cancellation fee: 100%
- Booking horizon: 6 months

France - SNCF - "Prem's"
- Cheap fares: Paris-Lyon from €29, Paris-Lille from €9
- Limited availabe
- Cancellation fee: 100%
- Booking horizon 3 months (except for the summer, opens in February)
- Booking horizon TGV Paris to Barcelona, Switzerland and Italy = 4 months 

Italy - Trenitalia - "Super Economy" 
- Cheap fares from €9
- Limited available
- Cancellation fee: 100%
- Booking horizon: 4 months

Spain - Renfe - "Promo"
- Cheap fares from €9
- Limited available
- Cancellation fee: 100%
- Booking horizon: 2-3 months


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