HJoe to get to Oktoberfest with Trainline Europe

Have you been to Oktoberfest yet?

All you need to know about getting to Oktoberfest… Munich’s a great city at any time of the year, but you can’t beat a visit in late September to coincide with its famous Oktoberfest festivities.  The 184th Oktoberfest is due to begin on 16th September 2017 and will last until 3rd October.  Around six million […]

Best Designer Shopping in Europe

Best European sales cities

The best designer shopping in Europe (for summer sales!) Think you’ve got to stay in the UK to make the most of the summer sales?  Think again!  Some of Europe’s hottest shopping destinations will be discounting their stock this summer and we’ve got the lowdown on where to go. Paris or Bordeaux, France Paris is […]

Alternative city trips Trainline Europe Guide

Best alternative city trips in Europe by train

Trainline Europe’s guide to alternative city trips in Europe. If you think that European train travel is confined to Paris and Brussels, think again.  There are a whole host of routes that provide an interesting alternative to those two delightful but mainstream destinations.  Here are a few of our favourites that you can visit on […]

Quirky and unusual places in Paris

Quirky and unusual places in Paris

You haven’t been here before. If you’ve been to Paris before, you’re going to want to skip the major tourist sights and head off somewhere different.  Fortunately the French capital has plenty of quirky and unusual places to visit. Here are a few of our favourites. The pet cemetery (Cimetière des Chiens et Autres Animaux […]

Weekend breaks in Europe

Warm weekend breaks in Europe

There‘s a plethora of cities within easy reach of London We get it.  It’s supposed to be summer and yet the good old British weather has done it again.  There’s a reason why they call these weather systems depressions.  But don’t think you need to dash off to the airport just yet if you’re desperate […]

Summer in the alps

The Alps: Spend Summer in the Mountains

Treat yourself to a summer in the Alps Ski buffs might beg to differ, but my favourite time to visit the Alps is in summer. It’s an idyllic scene. The tinkling of cow bells floats on the breeze, the scent of flowers wafts from countless window boxes and cloudless cerulean skies complement the craggy greys […]

South of France

Summer in the South of France by Train

A family trip to the South of France, easy by train. If you’ve set your sights on seeing some of Southern France this summer, then taking the train to Lyon is a good start.  The fastest trains from London to Lyon take under five hours and with fares starting at just 51 euros, it’s both […]

Modern British Traveller

Are you a modern British Traveller?

Technology is changing the way we travel Our study shows that “Modern British Travellers” are spending £35.6 million* booking their travel on smartphones! So are you a modern British Traveller? Our study released today has identified the impact of technology on the way we plan, book and experience journeys and holidays. ‘Modern British Travellers’ (we’re […]

Mother's Day

Reasons to visit Mum by train this March

Reasons to visit Mum by train this March Mother’s Day is just around the corner (Sunday 26th March 👈 get it in your diary!), and as if you need them, we’ve made a list of the reasons to hop on a train and visit your lovely Mum…   Mum is cool As much as you hate to […]