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1. Posted by kody (Respected Member 234 posts) 12y

Hi to all,

Would appreciate if someone can help me on the hours to travel between cities on rail.
I'm trying to plan out my journey schedule where I've no idea how far and how long it takes me to travel. Will it takes me a few hours ride or overnight is possible.
I'll be touching down in Amsterdam frm Malaysia. The flow is like this:

Amsterdam -- Brussels -- Paris -- London -- Edinburg -- Liverpool -- London

I've heard that Eurostar are connected via Brussels -- Paris -- London which only took a few hours in between. But I also come across of the expensive fare. Any other best suggestion on budget travel? Really appreciate for your help.
Thank you.

2. Posted by bribomb (Full Member 30 posts) 12y

go to raileurope.com and hit the rail section, then hit schedule and fares. this will tell you what time the train leaves, how much it costs, and how long the trip is.

3. Posted by moscowmetr (Full Member 267 posts) 12y

Kody,

time=money.

If you take an express train, meaning minimum to no stops the train will get you there faster and be more expensive. If you take a local, it will stop at every town's station along the track. It will take you longer, but it will be cheaper. IC is intercity and the usual mode you'll probably be on. You need to do some searching. every country has a rail website.
http://www.rail.ch/ - la Suisse
http://bahn.hafas.de/bin/query.exe/en - Germany
http://www.voyages-sncf.com/dynamic/ - Frenchie
http://www.trenitalia.com/ - Italia
http://www.eurostar.com - Chunneling

both swiss and German sites have pretty much all of euro locked down, so use those ones thouroghly.

Have a fun trip.
MM

4. Posted by kody (Respected Member 234 posts) 12y

Yeah thanks for the info, now I can get to know how long it takes. But I'm still wondering about the fare. It's true where higher fare save lots of time. Btw, I'm still confuse about those special fare, youth fare, and all different kinds of fare that they offering. Hmm...wonder which one is the best deal.
Anyway, thanks for the info guys...