Multi-Country Travel in Europe — Modes of Transport Options

What are our choices for multi-country travel in Europe? Below are some of the options to consider:

By Rail

An Eurail pass allows you to travel by train in 20 countries in Europe – Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Republic of Ireland, Romania, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland – at a fixed price. The fare also includes the price for travel on some shipping lines.

For travel within UK, you will need a BritRail pass.

By Air 1- Budget Airlines aka “Low-Cost” Carriers

Budget flights like Ryanair or Easyjet provide a speedy way to travel through multiple locations in Europe. Some of the downside of budget airlines is that they may service smaller airports in remote locations and are more restrictive in their baggage allowance.

By Air 2 – Full-Service Airlines or Air Pass on Airline Alliances

The other option is to go on a full service airlines. This option may be more expensive but we need to weigh out on other factor – these airlines may service major airports near city centers may help cut traveling time and transfer costs to your destinations.

An airline alliance is a network of two or more airlines – Star Alliance, oneworld, and SkyTeam are examples of airline alliances. It is possible to get regional air passes on these networks. It may be possible to get a better priced offer by getting a regional air pass.

We’d be inputing more information as we go along. We’d love to hear your suggestions so do drop a comment!

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