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Sample ticket prices for European train travel

Examples of ADULT ticket prices for single journeys on European trains, including TGV, Thalys and ICE trains.

Notes for The Ticket Price GUIDE

Some further information to help you make sense of the table below:

  • ThereByTrain is not a ticket agent, so the prices below are what we could actually find for each journey when we spent all day searching online on Jan 5th 2013.
  • We've striven to be as accurate as possible, but we wanted to give an INDICATION of the ticket prices that you might be able to FIND as well.
  • We thought an IDEA of the ticket prices travellers can expect to pay would be of use, particularly when pricing a multi-journey holiday, or comparing the costs of purchasing individual tickets against a rail pass - hence the inclusion of those tables below.
  • We also thought it would be useful to have so many prices on so many popular routes in an at-a-glance format.
  • When you book online you may see different prices, particularly in the summer months when discounted tickets are more likely to not be available at all, or have sold out even faster than usual.
Single
Journeys
Type
of
train
standard discounted cheapest Booking
link
From AMSTERDAM . . . . .
to Berlin
1st
EC/IC €216 €99 €69 Buy
to Berlin
2nd
EC/IC €132 €89 €59 Buy
to London
1st
FYRA/EST €242 £186/€212 €163 Buy
to London
2nd
FYRA/EST €115 €95 €75 Buy
Single
Journeys
Type
of
train
standard discounted cheapest Booking
link
From BRUSSELS . . . . .
to Amsterdam
1st
THA €114 €55 €39 Buy
to Amsterdam
2nd
THA €79 €55 €29 Buy
to Amsterdam
1st
FYRA €n/a €n/a €39 Buy
to Amsterdam
2nd
FYRA €39 n/a €25 Buy
to Basel
1st
EC €136 n/a n/a Buy
to Basel
2nd
EC €90 n/a n/a Buy
Single
Journeys
Type
of
train
standard discounted cheapest Booking
link
From BERLIN . . . . .
to Copenhagen
1st
ICE €225 n/a €89 Buy
to Copenhagen
2nd
ICE €139 n/a €69 Buy
to London
1st
ICE/EST €169 n/a €109 Buy
to London
2nd
ICE/EST €159 €n/a €59 Buy
to Warsaw
1st
BWE €80 n/a €49 Buy
to Warsaw
2nd
BWE €51 n/a €29 Buy
to Prague
1st
EC €141 €104 €169 Buy
to Prague
2nd
EC €66 n/a €29 Buy
to Munich
1st
ICE €203 €99 €79 Buy
to Munich
2nd
ICE €125 €69 €49 Buy
to Cologne
1st
ICE €190 €99 €59 Buy
to Cologne
2nd
ICE €117 €79 €55 Buy
Single
Journeys
Type
of
train
standard discounted cheapest Booking
link
From BUDAPEST . . . . .
to Prague
1st
EC €35 n/a n/a Buy
to Prague
2nd
EC €29 n/a €19 Buy
to Zagreb
1st
(IC) n/a n/a n/a Buy
to Zagreb
2nd
(IC) €29 n/a n/a Buy
to Bucharest
1st
(IC) n/a n/a n/a Buy
to Bucharest
2nd
(IC) €59 n/a €29 Buy
Single
Journeys
Type
of
train
standard discounted cheapest Booking
link
From LONDON . . . . .
to Brussels
1st
EST £188 £157 £107 Buy
to Paris
2nd
EST £149 £89 £39 Buy
to Paris
1st
EST £188 £157 £107 Buy
to Paris
2nd
EST £149 £89 £39 Buy
Single
Journeys
Type
of
train
standard discounted cheapest Booking
link
From MADRID . . . . .
to Barcelona
1st
AVE €179.8 £125 €89 Buy
to Barcelona
2nd
AVE €119.5 €84 €47 Buy
to Malaga
1st
AVE €107 £89 €64 Buy
to Malaga
2nd
AVE €89.4 €53 €35 Buy
Single
Journeys
Type
of
train
standard discounted cheapest Booking
link
From MILAN . . . . .
to Basel
1st
EC €144 n/a n/a Buy
to Basel
2nd
EC €90 n/a n/a Buy
to Venice
1st
FB €50 €36 €36 Buy
to Venice
2nd
FB €36 €19 €9 Buy
to Rome
1st
FR €100 €79 €39 Buy
to Rome
2nd
FR €86 €49 €29 Buy
Single
Journeys
Type
of
train
standard discounted cheapest Booking
link
From MUNICH . . . . .
to Venice
1st
EC €142 n/a €69 Buy
to Venice
2nd
EC €87 n/a €49 Buy
to Verona
1st
EC €120 n/a €69 Buy
to Verona
2nd
EC €73 €49 €39 Buy
to Ljubljana
1st
EC €132 n/a €69 Buy
to Ljubljana
2nd
EC €82 €49 €39 Buy
to Budapest
1st
RJ €186 €79 €69 Buy
to Budapest
2nd
RJ €115 €49 €39 Buy
to Zurich
1st
EC €115 €49 €39 Buy
to Zurich
2nd
EC €75 €49 €25 Buy
Single
Journeys
Type
of
train
standard discounted cheapest Booking
link
From PARIS . . . . .
to Brussels
1st
THA €109/141 €69/89 €59 buy
to Brussels
2nd
THA €69/99 €29/39 €22 buy
to Amsterdam
1st
THA €159 €99 €77 buy
to Amsterdam
2nd
THA €104 €89/€49 €35 buy
to Figueres
1st
TGV €135/€103 €89 €65 buy
to Figueres
2nd
TGV €74 €65 €49 buy
to Basel
1st
lyria €135/€103 €89 €65 buy
to Basel
2nd
lyria €114 €87/€65 €41/€25 buy
to Nice
1st
TGV €171 €89/€109 €45/€25 buy
to Nice
2nd
TGV €97 €55/€45 €36/€26 buy
to Bordeaux
1st
TGV €123 €69/€73 €39/€36 buy
to Bordeaux
2nd
TGV €73 €55/€43 €25/€29 buy
to Strasbourg
1st
TGV €127 €69/€74 €36/€26 Buy
to Strasbourg
2nd
TGV €89 €55/€45 €25/€29 buy
Single
Journeys
Type
of
train
standard discounted cheapest Booking
link
From ROME . . . . .
to Venice
1st
FA €109 €80 €49 Buy
to Venice
2nd
FA €80 €49 €39 Buy
to Florence
1st
IC €41.5 $32 €9 Buy
to Florence
2nd
IC €31.5 €19 €9 Buy
to Florence
1st
FR/FA €52 €39 €29 Buy
to Florence
2nd
FR/FA €43 €29 €19 Buy
to Palermo
1st
IC €95 €69 €29 Buy
to Palermo
2nd
IC €69 €39 €29 Buy
to Pisa
1st
FB €60.5 €45 €29 Buy
to Pisa
2nd
FB €44.5 €29 €9 Buy
to Pisa
1st
IC €43.5 €33 €19 Buy
to Pisa
2nd
IC €32.5 €19 €9 Buy
to Turin
1st
FR €105 €79 €39 Buy
to Turin
2nd
FR €90 €49 €39 Buy
Single
Journeys
Type
of
train
standard discounted cheapest Booking
link
From VIENNA . . . . .
to Budapest
1st
RJ €59.8 n/a €29 Buy
to Budapest
2nd
RJ €38.4 n/a €19 Buy
to Munich
1st
RJ €146.2 n/a €49 Buy
to Munich
2nd
RJ €89 n/a €29 Buy
to Zurich
1st
RJ €177.4 n/a €49 Buy
to Zurich
2nd
RJ €105.4 n/a €29 Buy
to Prague
1st
EC €100.8 n/a €59 Buy
to Prague
2nd
EC €65.2 n/a €39 Buy
to Innsbruck
1st
RJ/OIC €109.4 n/a €29 Buy
to Innsbruck
2nd
RJ/OIC €62.5 n/a €19 Buy
Comparisons with using a rail pass

You don't have to look too hard online to come across debates on whether Eurail or InterRail passes are worth the money, with people that have used them seemingly more willing to point out when buying tickets for their trip would be cheaper.

So we thought it would be useful to make the comparison easier, which is one the reasons why we put together the above price guide.
When using the tables it should be obvious if you use a rail pass for how its intended, ie. for multiple long journeys by train, that Eurail and InterRail passes can be good value when measures against all but the most heavily discounted/cheapest tickets.

Though for the journeys above on FYRA, THA, BWE, AV, FB, FR, FA, TGV and Lyria, rail pass users also have to have to factor in the per journey cost of supplements

Again the prices below are GUIDE prices to give you an IDEA of whether a rail pass is likely so save you money, tbh maths isn't a strong point, but we've tried to be as accurate as possible.

EURAIL daily price GUIDE

The Eurail 'Adult' Passes below can only be purchased in 1st class, so make sure to make comparisons against the 1st class ticket costs above.

Pass Type Youth
(12-25)
Adult (26
and over)
Adult
Saver
Adult
Family
Child (5-11)
Family
Costs per day of popular passes
exchange rate of $10 = €7.5
. . . . .
Global Pass - 10 Days travel in 2 months €45 €69 €58 €58 €29
Global Pass - 15 Days travel in 2 months €39 €60 €51 €51 €26
Global Pass - 1 month (20 travel days) €30 €46 €40 €40 €20
Global Pass - 15 consecutive days €25 €39 €33 €33 €17
Select Pass - 10 days travel in 5 countries €42 €64 €55 €55 €28
Select Pass - 15 days travel in 5 countries €36 €53 €46 €46 €21
Select Pass - 8 days travel in 4 countries €43 €66 €56 €56 €28
Select Pass - 8 days travel in 3 countries €39 €60 €51 €51 €26
Select Pass - 5 days travel in 3 countries €48 €74 €63 €63 €32
Regional Pass: France-Italy* - 5 days travel €46 €70 €56 €56 €30
Regional Pass: Germany/Switzerland - 5 days travel €49 €71 €61 €61 €31
Regional Pass: Germany/Benelux - 5 days travel €42 €68 €52 €52 €26
INTERRAIL daily price GUIDE
Costs Per Day* Youth
(12-25)
2nd class
Adult
(26 and over)
1st class
Adult
(26 and over)
2nd class
Senior
(60 and older)
1st class
Senior
(60 and older)
2nd class
Child
(4-11)
1st class
Child
(4-11)
) 2nd class
Five days travel
within 10 days
€36 €86 €55 €78 €50 €43 €28
Ten days travel
within 22 days
€26 €62 €39 €56 €35 €31 €20
15 consecutive days (12 travel days €25 €60 €36 €46 €32 €28 €18
22 day pass (17 travel days) €20 €47 €30 €42 €27 €23 €15
1 month (21 travel days) €21 €49 €37 €44 €28 €25 €16