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Trains in Germany

Train tickets and rail travel passes and high speed train tickets in Germany

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Trains in Germany - information and links to book tickets:

  • Excellent connections from Paris - Paris just 2 hours 15 minutes from London by Eurostar.
  • Top quality high speed train service within Germany.
  • New fast trains on TGV Est line from Paris via Strasbourg to Frankfurt and Stuttgart.

Deutsche Bahn (German Railways) is the operator of the German rail network, with one of the most extensive and advanced train route networks in Europe. Their flagship InterCityExpress (ICE) is a highly specified modern high speed train capable of speeds of up to 198 miles per hour. They claim that the level of comfort and amenities is equal to a normal first class service but at second class prices.

Reaching Germany by train is easy. Take the Eurostar to Paris or Brussels from where there are overnight and daily connection services. Through tickets are available from Eurostar. The services below use the excellent City Nightline German sleeper trains which offer a variety of accommodation types ranging from De-Luxe to 6 berth couchettes. These services mean you can leave London St Pancras early evening and arrive at your city centre destination next morning. A civilised alternative to flying.

Paris & Brussels ► Berlin ("Perseus")
Paris & Brussels ► Hamburg ("Andromeda")
Paris ► Munich ("Cassiopeia")

As well as being a partner in the Global InterRail Pass scheme, there are a variety of internal passes available as well as passes tailored to visiting the neighbouring countries of Austria, Benelux, France, Switzerland and the Czech Republic. These passes all offer substantial discounts over normal prices.

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