News

European Rail – Helpful Tips and Trivia

European Rail – Helpful Tips and Trivia

Here are some helpful tips from Voyages-sncf that will help you when you are booking rail, along with some quirky facts that you may not already know!

* Going to Disneyland Paris? There is a train station underneath Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport from which regular high-speed TGV services will take your clients directly to the theme park gates in just nine minutes!

* Paris Gare de Lyon is home to the famous Le Train Bleu restaurant – the perfect place to visit for a pre-departure lunch or dinner.

* French trains are usually available to book three months before travel. Book as early as possible for the cheapest fares.

Voyages-sncf Story 6 Image 2

* Voyages-sncf can book train journeys starting from anywhere in Europe, making rail ideal for airport transfers and day trips.

* When arriving into Turin or Milan on TGV France-Italy, other Italian cities are just a platform change away with Trenitalia or Italo services.

* Every day 14,000 trains operate across the French rail network.

* Rail is green – flying between London and Paris emits enough CO2 to fill a double-decker bus, whereas emissions for the same journey by train would only fill a Mini!

* Continental high-speed trains operate at up to 320 kph.

To find out more, visit www.voyages-sncf.eu .

Click to add a comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

News

NEIL STEEDMAN has been a trade journalist, editor and proofreader for 53 years, and ITTN's News & Features Editor for 43 years. His travel blog is at www.thetravelbuddhist.com.

More in News

British Airways’s New Ad is All About You

Fionn DavenportMay 7, 2021

Sign up to Our Newsletter and Win a Family Ticket for the Zoo!

Allie SheehanMay 6, 2021

Video: Paul Hackett of ClickandGo Talks to Sharon Jordan after ITAA Meeting with the Oireachtas

Fionn DavenportMay 6, 2021

Walt Disney World & Universal Orlando Scaling Back Safety Protocols

Fionn DavenportMay 6, 2021

Celebrity Returns to Galapagos this Summer

Fionn DavenportMay 6, 2021

Lidl to Sell Rapid Antigen Tests – With Limit on How Many Customers Can Buy

Fionn DavenportMay 6, 2021

Tui Slashes Cost of Covid Tests

Fionn DavenportMay 6, 2021

Trainline Hails ‘First Signs of Recovery’

Fionn DavenportMay 6, 2021

Coveney: Non-Essential travel Could Resume in July for Vaccinated

Fionn DavenportMay 6, 2021

Copyright © 2021 ittn