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Train Tickets Europe - How to book cheap train tickets?

Here at HappyRail you can buy all cheap train tickets in Europe online! Start searching now, find all prices and book your train ticket! 

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

Book as early as possible to book the cheapest train tickets. 

Train Tickets Europe - Booking horizons

Booking horizons per country/railway: 

  • 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.

Train Tickets Europe - Promo Fares

Discount fares per railway

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

Travel by Eurostar

Routes: 

2nd class

  • Comfortable seats
  • Reservation included
  • Bistro coach where drinks, snacks and small meals are available for sale
  • Free wifi on services operated by the new E320-trains between London and Paris
  • Power sockets in the new E320-trains and coaches 5 and 14 in the older trains
  • Check-in closes 30 minutes before departure

Standard Premier class 

  • Comfortable seats with more leg room
  • Reservation included
  • Quiet atmosphere
  • Power points at all seats 
  • Free wifi on services operated by the new E320-trains between London and Paris
  • A light cold meal served at your seat is included in the price
  • Check-in closes 30 minutes before departure

Business Premier Class 

  • Comfortable seats with more leg room
  • Reservation included
  • Quiet atmosphere
  • Power points at all seats 
  • Fully flexible tickets
  • Acces to the Business Premier lounges with free drinks, snacks and wifi
  • Free wifi on services operated by the new E320-trains between London and Paris
  • A warm three-course meal served at your seat is included in the price
  • Check-in closes 10 minutes before departure

  • Eurostar - More info and photos

Travel by Thalys

Routes: 

2nd class

  • Comfortable seats
  • Reservation included
  • Bistro coach where drinks, snacks and small meals are available for sale
  • Free wifi for holders of Semi-Flex fares and upon-payable for No-Flex ticket holders
  • Power sockets at all seats

1st class 

  • Comfortable seats with more leg room
  • Reservation included
  • Quiet atmosphere
  • Power points at all seats 
  • Free wifi 
  • A light cold meal served at your seat is included in the price
  • Use of the NS International lounges in Amsterdam, Rotterdam and Schiphol Airport. Holders of the Thalys
  • ThePass and TheCard can use the Thalys-lounges in Brussels, Paris and Cologne.

Travel by ICE

Routes: 

2nd class

  • Free Wifi
  • Comfortable seats
  • Reservation optional (highly recommended during rush hour and on longer trips)  

1st class 

  • Free Wifi
  • Reservation included
  • Comfortable leather seats
  • Quiet atmosphere
  • All seats have power sockets 
  • At-seat service for drinks and food
  • Acces to first class lounges

  • ICE - More info and photos

Travel by TGV

Routes: 

2nd class

  • Comfortable seats
  • Reservation included
  • Bistro coach where drinks, snacks and small meals are available for sale
  • Wifi available upon payment for all passengers on TGV-trains from Paris to the eastern part of France.
  • Power sockets at seats on some TGV-services
     

1st class 

  • Comfortable seats with more leg room
  • Reservation included
  • Quiet atmosphere
  • Power points at all seats 
  • Wifi available upon payment for all passengers on TGV-trains from Paris to the eastern part of France.
  • Bistro coach where drinks, snacks and small meals are available for sale

  • TGV - More info and photo's 

Travel by AVE

Routes: 

Turista class

  • Comfortable seats
  • Power points at each seat
  • Reservation included

Turista Plus Class

  • Reservation included
  • Comfortable leather seats
  • Quiet atmosphere
  • All seats have power points 

Preferente Class

  • Reservation included
  • Comfortable leather seats
  • Quiet atmosphere
  • All seats have power points 
  • Included meal and drinks on Monday to Friday on AVE and EuroMed-services

  • AVE - More info and photos

Travel by Frecciarossa

Routes: 

Standard class 

  • Comfortable seats
  • Power points at each seat
  • Reservation included
  • Free Wifi included

Premium Class

  • Reservation included
  • Comfortable leather seats
  • Quiet atmosphere
  • All seats have power points 
  • Free Wifi included
  • Welcome snack and newspapers included

Business Class

  • Reservation included
  • Comfortable leather seats with more room
  • Quiet atmosphere
  • All seats have power points 
  • Free Wifi included
  • Welcome snack, welcome drink and newspapers included 

Executive Class

  • Reservation included
  • Spacious leather seats which always face direction of travel. 
  • Quiet atmosphere
  • All seats have power points 
  • Free Wifi included
  • Welcome snack, welcome drink and newspapers included

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