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  • May 03, 2018 21:15
    Jeff
    Changed reply in topic of GoldenPass route in the direction of Montreux toward Lucerne by Jeff to Hi Karen,<br /><br />I show that breaking up your search should do the trick for pulling up the <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/train/goldenpass-line-7546" rel="nofollow" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/train/goldenpass-line-7546">GoldenPass</a> schedules (one search from Montreux to Zweisimmen, another search from Zweisimmen to Interlaken, and then another search from Interlaken to Lucerne).<br /><br />However, of the trains comprising of the <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/train/goldenpass-line-7546" rel="nofollow">GoldenPass</a> route, reservations would only be recommended on the segment from <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/city/montreux" rel="nofollow">Montreux</a> to Zweisimmen. It really wouldn't be necessary to purchase reservations for the other segments. From Zweisimmen to <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/city/interlaken" rel="nofollow">Interlaken</a> and <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/city/interlaken" rel="nofollow">Interlaken</a> to <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/city/lucerne" rel="nofollow">Lucerne</a>, the rail pass is all you would need to board.<br /><br />For travel with a rail pass, you would purchase reservations from Montreux to Zweisimmen by searching only this segment on our homepage (<a href="http://www.raileurope.com" rel="nofollow" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com">www.raileurope.com</a>), checking the box that says ‘I have a rail pass’, and then indicating the type of rail pass with which you'll be traveling (i.e. a ‘Eurail Select Pass 2 Countries’).<br /><br />The <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/train/goldenpass-line-7546" rel="nofollow">GoldenPass</a> trains can only be reserved once within 90 days of an intended departure date. If your intended travel happens to fall outside of this time frame, you would just enter a date within the next 90 days to get an idea of the reservation costs and schedules in the meantime. If you still have difficulty accessing these reservation costs/schedules, you would have to call us. We can be reached at 1-800-622-8600. Our current hours are 8:00 AM to 6:30 PM CT Monday to Friday and 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM CT on Saturdays..
  • May 03, 2018 21:05
    Jeff
    Changed reply in topic of Zurich, Rhine Falls, Stein am Rhein, Lucerne, Interlaken, Grindelwald, Bern, and Paris by Jeff to Popular for any stay in Interlaken are the nearby ‘Mountaintop’ excursions to Jungfraujoch, Mount Schilthorn, Harder Kulm, Grindelwald-First, and the Schynige Platte.<br /><br /><b><u>Jungfraujoch Top of Europe</u></b><br /><br />The Jungfraujoch excursion in particular is very common. The gateway to Jungfraujoch is <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/city/interlaken" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Interlaken</a>. From <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/city/interlaken" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Interlaken</a>, there are 2 routes up to Jungfraujoch; one that goes via Grindelwald and the other that goes via Lauterbrunnen/Wengen.<br /><br />On the first route, a Eurail Select Pass would only cover as far as Grindelwald. On the second, a Eurail Select Pass would only cover as far as Wengen. However, with a Eurail Select Pass, you would be able to receive a discount of 25% for the remaining segments of the excursion.<br /><br />The Grindelwald route would look like this:<br /><br />-Train from Interlaken to Grindelwald on the ‘Bernese Oberland Railway’<br />-Train from Grindelwald to Kleine Scheidegg on the ‘Wengernalp Railway’<br />-Train from Kleine Scheidegg to Jungfraujoch on the ‘Jungfrau Railway’ (the highest railway in Europe)<br /><br />The Lauterbrunnen/Wengen route would look like this:<br /><br />-Train from Interlaken to Lauterbrunnen on the ‘Bernese Oberland Railway’<br />-Train from Lauterbrunnen to Kleine Scheidegg on the ‘Wengernalp Railway’ (Wengen is a stop along this rail line)<br />-Train from Kleine Scheidegg to Jungfraujoch on the ‘Jungfrau Railway’ (the highest railway in Europe)<br /><br />The round-trip would just have to be completed within 24 hours.<br /><br />If you'll be starting the trip in Grindelwald, you would purchase the 'JUNGFRAUJOCH/TOP OF EUROPE Grindelwald or Wengen to Jungfraujoch Eurail Pass Holder' (Low season, Mid-season, or High-season depending on when you'll be taking the trip) option of a pass called the '<a href="http://www.raileurope.com/pass/jungfraujoch-top-of-europe-8315" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link http//wwwraileuropecom/pass/jungfraujoch-top-of-europe-8315">Jungfraujoch Top of Europe</a>'. For this pass, you would click here: <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/pass/jungfraujoch-top-of-europe-8315" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link http//wwwraileuropecom/pass/jungfraujoch-top-of-europe-8315">http://www.raileurope.com/pass/jungfraujoch-top-of-europe-8315</a>.<br /><br />If you'll be starting the trip in Interlaken (remembering that the round-trip must be completed within a day), you would purchase the 'JUNGFRAUJOCH/TOP OF EUROPE Interlaken to Jungfraujoch Eurail Pass Holder' (Low season, Mid-season, or High-season depending on when you'll be taking the trip) option of <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/pass/jungfraujoch-top-of-europe-8315" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">the same pass</a>.<br /><br />On the 'Jungfrau Railway' between Kleine Scheidegg and Jungfraujoch, reservations are highly recommended for travel between the months of May and October. The reservations are a small cost in addition to the '<a href="http://www.raileurope.com/pass/jungfraujoch-top-of-europe-8315" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link http//wwwraileuropecom/pass/jungfraujoch-top-of-europe-8315">Jungfraujoch Top of Europe</a>' and have to be made locally at the stations in either <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/city/interlaken" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Interlaken</a> (<a href="http://www.raileurope.com/place/interlaken-ost" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Interlaken Ost</a>), Grindelwald, Lauterbrunnen, and Wengen.<br /><br />Expect stunning views throughout the entire trek between Interlaken and Jungfraujoch, whether you take the route via Grindelwald or the one via Lauterbrunnen/Wengen. To get the most of your Jungfraujoch experience, you might want to consider making your ascent one way and your descent the other. The ‘Jungfrau Railway’ itself runs mostly through a tunnel (the ‘Jungfrau Tunnel’), but there are two ‘sightseeing stops’ in the tunnel (‘Eigerwand’ and ‘Eismeer’) where passengers can exit their train and take in the views through windows built into the side of the mountain.<br /><br />At the Jungfraujoch Top of Europe station, you have access to the Sphinx Observation Terrace and the Aletsch Glacier (Great Aletsch Glacier). The Jungfraujoch station (Top of Europe) is the highest rail station in Europe, the Sphinx Observation Terrace is one of the highest astronomical observatories in the world, and the Aletsch Glacier (Great Aletsch Glacier) is the longest glacier in Europe..
  • May 03, 2018 21:04
    Jeff
    Changed reply in topic of Zurich, Rhine Falls, Stein am Rhein, Lucerne, Interlaken, Grindelwald, Bern, and Paris by Jeff to Popular for any stay in Interlaken are the nearby ‘Mountaintop’ excursions to Jungfraujoch, Mount Schilthorn, Harder Kulm, Grindelwald-First, and the Schynige Platte.<br /><br /><b><u>Jungfraujoch Top of Europe</u></b><br /><br />The Jungfraujoch excursion in particular is very common. The gateway to Jungfraujoch is <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/city/interlaken" rel="nofollow">Interlaken</a>. From <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/city/interlaken" rel="nofollow">Interlaken</a>, there are 2 routes up to Jungfraujoch; one that goes via Grindelwald and the other that goes via Lauterbrunnen/Wengen.<br /><br />On the first route, a Eurail Select Pass would only cover as far as Grindelwald. On the second, a Eurail Select Pass would only cover as far as Wengen. However, with a Eurail Select Pass, you would be able to receive a discount of 25% for the remaining segments of the excursion.<br /><br />The Grindelwald route would look like this:<br /><br />-Train from Interlaken to Grindelwald on the ‘Bernese Oberland Railway’<br />-Train from Grindelwald to Kleine Scheidegg on the ‘Wengernalp Railway’<br />-Train from Kleine Scheidegg to Jungfraujoch on the ‘Jungfrau Railway’ (the highest railway in Europe)<br /><br />The Lauterbrunnen/Wengen route would look like this:<br /><br />-Train from Interlaken to Lauterbrunnen on the ‘Bernese Oberland Railway’<br />-Train from Lauterbrunnen to Kleine Scheidegg on the ‘Wengernalp Railway’ (Wengen is a stop along this rail line)<br />-Train from Kleine Scheidegg to Jungfraujoch on the ‘Jungfrau Railway’ (the highest railway in Europe)<br /><br />The round-trip would just have to be completed within 24 hours.<br /><br />If you'll be starting the trip in Grindelwald, you would purchase the 'JUNGFRAUJOCH/TOP OF EUROPE Grindelwald or Wengen to Jungfraujoch Eurail Pass Holder' (Low season, Mid-season, or High-season depending on when you'll be taking the trip) option of a pass called the '<a href="http://www.raileurope.com/pass/jungfraujoch-top-of-europe-8315" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/pass/jungfraujoch-top-of-europe-8315">Jungfraujoch Top of Europe</a>'. For this pass, you would click here: <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/pass/jungfraujoch-top-of-europe-8315" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link http//wwwraileuropecom/pass/jungfraujoch-top-of-europe-8315">http://www.raileurope.com/pass/jungfraujoch-top-of-europe-8315</a>.<br /><br />If you'll be starting the trip in Interlaken (remembering that the round-trip must be completed within a day), you would purchase the 'JUNGFRAUJOCH/TOP OF EUROPE Interlaken to Jungfraujoch Eurail Pass Holder' (Low season, Mid-season, or High-season depending on when you'll be taking the trip) option of <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/pass/jungfraujoch-top-of-europe-8315" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">the same pass</a>.<br /><br />On the 'Jungfrau Railway' between Kleine Scheidegg and Jungfraujoch, reservations are highly recommended for travel between the months of May and October. The reservations are a small cost in addition to the '<a href="http://www.raileurope.com/pass/jungfraujoch-top-of-europe-8315" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link http//wwwraileuropecom/pass/jungfraujoch-top-of-europe-8315">Jungfraujoch Top of Europe</a>' and have to be made locally at the stations in either <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/city/interlaken" rel="nofollow">Interlaken</a> (<a href="http://www.raileurope.com/place/interlaken-ost" rel="nofollow">Interlaken Ost</a>), Grindelwald, Lauterbrunnen, and Wengen.<br /><br />Expect stunning views throughout the entire trek between Interlaken and Jungfraujoch, whether you take the route via Grindelwald or the one via Lauterbrunnen/Wengen. To get the most of your Jungfraujoch experience, you might want to consider making your ascent one way and your descent the other. The ‘Jungfrau Railway’ itself runs mostly through a tunnel (the ‘Jungfrau Tunnel’), but there are two ‘sightseeing stops’ in the tunnel (‘Eigerwand’ and ‘Eismeer’) where passengers can exit their train and take in the views through windows built into the side of the mountain.<br /><br />At the Jungfraujoch Top of Europe station, you have access to the Sphinx Observation Terrace and the Aletsch Glacier (Great Aletsch Glacier). The Jungfraujoch station (Top of Europe) is the highest rail station in Europe, the Sphinx Observation Terrace is one of the highest astronomical observatories in the world, and the Aletsch Glacier (Great Aletsch Glacier) is the longest glacier in Europe..
  • May 03, 2018 21:00
    Jeff
    Changed reply in topic of Zurich, Rhine Falls, Stein am Rhein, Lucerne, Interlaken, Grindelwald, Bern, and Paris by Jeff to Hi Judy,<br /><br />For the requested itinerary, your most economical option would be the <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/pass/eurail-select-pass-2-countries-8039" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">2 country option of the Eurail Select Pass</a> to include Switzerland and France. For this pass, you would click here: <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/pass/eurail-select-pass-2-countries-8039" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">www.raileurope.com/pass/eurail-select...</a>.<br /><br /><b><u>Zurich to Rhine Falls</u></b><br /><br />The closest station to Rhine Falls is 'Schloss Laufen am Rheinfall', located on the 'Rheinfall Railway' between <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/city/schaffhausen" rel="nofollow" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/city/schaffhausen">Schaffhausen</a> and Winterthur.<br /><br />A connection from <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/city/zurich" rel="nofollow">Zurich</a> to 'Schloss Laufen am Rheinfall' only takes about 45 to 50 minutes in duration and involves changing trains once in <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/city/schaffhausen" rel="nofollow" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/city/schaffhausen">Schaffhausen</a> en route.<br /><br />These trains do not accept reservations, so the rail pass is all you would need to board. For planning purposes, you can just view schedules from Zurich to Schaffhausen by doing a search under the 'Tickets &amp; Reservations' tab on our homepage, <a href="http://www.raileurope.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link http//wwwraileuropecom">www.raileurope.com</a>.<br /><br />Trains from <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/city/schaffhausen" rel="nofollow">Schaffhausen</a> to 'Schloss Laufen am Rheinfall' are not able to be viewed on our website, but these trains depart twice every hour throughout the day, and it's only a 5 minute ride (note: the trains between <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/city/schaffhausen" rel="nofollow" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/city/schaffhausen">Schaffhausen</a> and Schloss Laufen am Rheinfall only operate between April and October.)<br /><br />The 'Schloss Laufen am Rheinfall' station is located at the southern banks of the falls and is just a short walk from the visitor center.<br /><br />From <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/city/schaffhausen" rel="nofollow">Schaffhausen</a>, you would also have the option of taking a bus to 'Neuhausen am Rheinfall' and exiting at the 'Zentrum' stop, which is a 10 minute walk from the northern banks of the falls (note: this walk is down a very steep hill and would not be recommended for those who have difficulty walking.) However, this bus (between <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/city/schaffhausen" rel="nofollow">Schaffhausen</a> and Neuhausen am Rheinfall/Zentrum) would not be covered by the rail pass.<br /><br /><b><u>Rhine Falls to Stein am Rhein</u></b><br /><br />If you want to hop over to Stein am Rhein, a connection from 'Schloss Laufen am Rheinfall' would again involve changing trains in <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/city/schaffhausen" rel="nofollow">Schaffhausen</a> along the way.<br /><br />These trains also do not accept reservations, so the rail pass is all you would need to board. Schedules from 'Schloss Laufen am Rheinfall' to Stein am Rhein are not able to be viewed on our website, but the connections depart every half hour throughout the day. The trip takes about 50-55 minutes.<br /><br /><b><u>Zurich to Lucerne</u></b><br /><br />Trains from <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/city/zurich" rel="nofollow">Zurich</a> to <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/city/lucerne" rel="nofollow">Lucerne</a> do not accept reservations, so the rail pass is all you would need to board. For planning purposes, you can just view schedules from <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/journeys/article/zurich-lucerne" rel="nofollow" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/journeys/article/zurich-lucerne">Zurich to Lucerne</a> by doing a search under the 'Tickets &amp; Reservations' tab on our homepage, <a href="http://www.raileurope.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link http//wwwraileuropecom">www.raileurope.com</a>.<br /><br /><b><u>Lucerne to Interlaken</u></b><br /><br />Trains from <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/city/lucerne" rel="nofollow">Lucerne</a> to <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/city/interlaken" rel="nofollow">Interlaken</a> represent one segment of the famed <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/train/goldenpass-line-7546" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/train/goldenpass-line-7546">GoldenPass</a> scenic route. All the trains from <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/city/lucerne" rel="nofollow">Lucerne</a> to <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/city/interlaken" rel="nofollow" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/city/interlaken">Interlaken</a> have panoramic windows for taking in all the scenery. On the trains from Lucerne to Interlaken, reservations are possible but not necessary. The rail pass is all you would need to board.<br /><br /><b><u>Interlaken to Grindelwald</u></b><br /><br />Multi-country rail passes are not valid on the rail line from Interlaken to Grindelwald (the 'Bernese Oberland Railway'). Therefore, for this short trip, you would need to purchase regular tickets. You can do so by doing a route search right on the homepage of our website, <a href="http://www.raileurope.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link http//wwwraileuropecom">www.raileurope.com</a>.<br /><br /><b><u>Interlaken to Bern</u></b><br /><br />Reservations are again not necessary on trains from <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/city/interlaken" rel="nofollow" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/city/interlaken">Interlaken</a> to <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/city/bern" rel="nofollow" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/city/bern">Bern</a>, so the rail pass is all you would need to board. For planning purposes, you can just view schedules from <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/journeys/article/interlaken-bern" rel="nofollow">Interlaken to Bern</a> by doing a route search right from our homepage, <a href="http://www.raileurope.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link http//wwwraileuropecom">www.raileurope.com</a>.<br /><br /><b><u>Bern to Paris</u></b><br /><br />For your Eurail Select Pass to be valid, the connection you'd need to take from <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/city/bern" rel="nofollow" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/city/bern">Bern</a> to <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/city/paris" rel="nofollow" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/city/paris">Paris</a> would have to involve changing trains once in <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/city/lausanne" rel="nofollow" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/city/lausanne">Lausanne</a> and taking the <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/train/tgv-lyria-7535" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/train/tgv-lyria-7535">TGV Lyria</a> high-speed train right up to <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/city/paris" rel="nofollow" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/city/paris">Paris</a> (as of just this week, Eurail Select Passes are no longer valid to receive passholder rates on the <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/train/tgv-lyria-7535" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/train/tgv-lyria-7535">TGV Lyria</a> trains from Geneva to Paris and Basel to Paris). The connections from <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/city/bern" rel="nofollow" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/city/bern">Bern</a> to <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/city/paris" rel="nofollow" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/city/paris">Paris</a> via <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/city/lausanne" rel="nofollow" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/city/lausanne">Lausanne</a> only take about 30-45 minutes longer than the connections that go via <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/city/basel" rel="nofollow" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/city/basel">Basel</a>.<br /><br />Reservations are not necessary on trains from <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/journeys/article/bern-lausanne" rel="nofollow" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/journeys/article/bern-lausanne">Bern to Lausanne</a>, so the rail pass is all you would need to board. For planning purposes, you can just view schedules from <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/journeys/article/bern-lausanne" rel="nofollow" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/journeys/article/bern-lausanne">Bern to Lausanne</a> by doing a route search right on our homepage, <a href="http://www.raileurope.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link http//wwwraileuropecom">www.raileurope.com</a>.<br /><br /><a href="http://www.raileurope.com/train/tgv-lyria-7535" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/train/tgv-lyria-7535">TGV Lyria</a> trains do require reservations as a supplement to the rail pass. For travel with a rail pass, you would purchase reservations for a <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/train/tgv-lyria-7535" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/train/tgv-lyria-7535">TGV Lyria</a> from <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/journeys/article/lausanne-paris" rel="nofollow" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/journeys/article/lausanne-paris">Lausanne to Paris</a> by searching a route on our homepage (<a href="http://www.raileurope.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link http//wwwraileuropecom">www.raileurope.com</a>), checking the box that says ‘I have a rail pass’, and then indicating the type of rail pass with which you'll be traveling (i.e. a ‘Eurail Select Pass 2 Countries’). Generally, these trains can only be reserved once within 90 days of an intended departure date. Since your intended travel falls outside of this time frame, you can just use an earlier date to get an idea of the reservation costs and schedules in the meantime..
  • May 03, 2018 18:14
    Jeff
    Changed reply in topic of No train times available from Budapest to Vienna by Jeff to Hi Marie,<br /><br />Trains from <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/city/budapest" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Budapest</a> to <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/city/vienna" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Vienna</a> can only be booked once within 90 days of an intended departure date. Since your intended travel falls outside of this time frame, you would refer to an earlier date to get an idea of ticket costs and schedule. Trains from <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/journeys/article/budapest-vienna" rel="nofollow">Budapest to Vienna</a> are <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/train/railjet-austria-and-beyond-7543" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Railjet</a> trains or EC (EuroCity) trains..
  • May 03, 2018 18:13
    Jeff
    Changed reply in topic of No train times available from Budapest to Vienna by Jeff to For time spent in <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/city/budapest" rel="nofollow">Budapest</a>, you can view various city passes and tours offered by clicking here: <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/activities/?countries=undefined&amp;cities=cities-499" rel="nofollow" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/activities/?countries=undefined&amp;cities=cities-499">http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/activities/?countries=undefined&amp;cities=cities-499</a>.<br /><br />For <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/city/vienna" rel="nofollow">Vienna</a>, you can view city passes and tours here: <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/activities/?countries=undefined&amp;cities=cities-454" rel="nofollow" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/activities/?countries=undefined&amp;cities=cities-454">http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/activities/?countries=undefined&amp;cities=cities-454</a>..
  • May 03, 2018 18:13
    Jeff
    Changed reply in topic of No train times available from Budapest to Vienna by Jeff to Hi Marie,<br /><br />Trains from <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/city/budapest" rel="nofollow">Budapest</a> to <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/city/vienna" rel="nofollow">Vienna</a> can only be booked once within 90 days of an intended departure date. Since your intended travel falls outside of this time frame, you would refer to an earlier date to get an idea of ticket costs and schedule. Trains from Budapest to Vienna are <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/train/railjet-austria-and-beyond-7543" rel="nofollow">Railjet</a> trains or EC (EuroCity) trains..
  • May 03, 2018 18:08
    Jeff
    Changed title of Visit to Scotland by Olivia De Almeida to Visit to Scotland - going to Inverness, Dundee, Edinburgh, and Glasgow.
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  • May 03, 2018 18:08
    Jeff
    Changed description of I am planning a trip to Scotland with my 16 year old son. \ We prefer our method of travel to be by train, but because we will be travelling 6 days from Inverness, Dundee, Edinburgh and Glasgow, I was wondering if there is some savings and if so, which would be best suited to our needs. <br /><br /> Thank you <br /><br /> Olivia by Olivia De Almeida to I am planning a trip to Scotland with my 16 year old son. We prefer our method of travel to be by train, but because we will be travelling 6 days from Inverness, Dundee, Edinburgh and Glasgow, I was wondering if there is some savings and if so, which would be best suited to our needs.Thank youOlivia.
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  • May 03, 2018 18:08
    Jeff
    Changed reply in topic of Visit to Scotland - going to Inverness, Dundee, Edinburgh, and Glasgow by Jeff to Hi Olivia,<br /><br />For rail travel in <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/destinations/country-guides/article/scotland" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Scotland</a>, you would purchase the <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/pass/britrail-scottish-freedom-pass-5896" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/pass/britrail-scottish-freedom-pass-5896">BritRail Spirit of Scotland Pass</a>. For this pass, you would click here: <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/pass/britrail-scottish-freedom-pass-5896" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link http//wwwraileuropecom/pass/britrail-scottish-freedom-pass-5896">http://www.raileurope.com/pass/britrail-scottish-freedom-pass-5896</a>.<br /><br />This pass will cover travel between Inverness, Dundee, <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/city/edinburgh" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link http//wwwraileuropecom/city/edinburgh">Edinburgh</a>, and <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/city/glasgow" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link http//wwwraileuropecom/city/glasgow">Glasgow</a>..
  • May 03, 2018 18:07
    Jeff
    Changed reply in topic of Visit to Scotland - going to Inverness, Dundee, Edinburgh, and Glasgow by Jeff to Hi Olivia,<br /><br />For rail travel in <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/destinations/country-guides/article/scotland" rel="nofollow">Scotland</a>, you would purchase the <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/pass/britrail-scottish-freedom-pass-5896" rel="nofollow">BritRail Spirit of Scotland Pass</a>. For this pass, you would click here: <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/pass/britrail-scottish-freedom-pass-5896" rel="nofollow" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/pass/britrail-scottish-freedom-pass-5896">http://www.raileurope.com/pass/britrail-scottish-freedom-pass-5896</a>.<br /><br />This pass will cover travel between Dundee, <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/city/edinburgh" rel="nofollow" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/city/edinburgh">Edinburgh</a>, and <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/city/glasgow" rel="nofollow" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/city/glasgow">Glasgow</a>..
  • May 03, 2018 18:03
    Jeff
    Changed reply in topic of How early can I book my tickets from Prague to Vienna & Vienna to Budapest? by Jeff to For time spent in <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/city/prague" rel="nofollow">Prague</a>, you can view various city passes and tours offered by clicking here: <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/activities/?countries=undefined&amp;cities=cities-462" rel="nofollow" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/activities/?countries=undefined&amp;cities=cities-462">http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/activities/?countries=undefined&amp;cities=cities-462</a>.<br /><br />For time in <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/city/vienna" rel="nofollow">Vienna</a>, you can view city passes and tours here: <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/activities/?countries=undefined&amp;cities=cities-454" rel="nofollow" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/activities/?countries=undefined&amp;cities=cities-454">http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/activities/?countries=undefined&amp;cities=cities-454</a>.<br /><br />For time in <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/city/budapest" rel="nofollow">Budapest</a>, you can view city passes and tours here: <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/activities/?countries=undefined&amp;cities=cities-499" rel="nofollow" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/activities/?countries=undefined&amp;cities=cities-499">http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/activities/?countries=undefined&amp;cities=cities-499</a>..
  • May 03, 2018 18:02
    Jeff
    Changed reply in topic of How early can I book my tickets from Prague to Vienna & Vienna to Budapest? by Jeff to Hi Purvesh,<br /><br />Generally, trains from <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/city/prague" rel="nofollow">Prague</a> to <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/city/vienna" rel="nofollow" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/city/vienna">Vienna</a> can only be booked within 60 days of an intended departure date, while trains from <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/city/vienna" rel="nofollow">Vienna</a> to <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/city/budapest" rel="nofollow">Budapest</a> can be booked within 90 days of an intended departure date.<br /><br />When the time comes, you would purchase tickets by searching a route under the 'Tickets &amp; Reservations' tab on the homepage of our website, <a href="http://www.raileurope.com" rel="nofollow" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com">www.raileurope.com</a>.<br /><br />Trains from <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/journeys/article/prague-vienna" rel="nofollow">Prague to Vienna</a> and Vienna to Budapest are <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/train/railjet-austria-and-beyond-7543" rel="nofollow">Railjet</a> trains..
  • May 03, 2018 17:56
    Jeff
    Changed reply in topic of Lucerne to Lugano via the steamboat & the Gotthard Panorama Express in 2018 by Jeff to Hi Mark,<br /><br />Currently, the Gotthard Panorama Express train from Flüelen to <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/city/lugano" rel="nofollow">Lugano</a> is not able to be booked on our website. You would instead purchase reservations for this train by calling us. We can be reached at 1-800-622-8600. Our current hours are 8:00 AM to 6:30 PM CT Monday to Friday and 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM CT on Saturdays. Generally, this train can only be booked once within 90 days of an intended departure date.<br /><br />The steamboat from <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/city/lucerne" rel="nofollow">Lucerne</a> to Flüelen is now only able to be booked locally. Just be sure to mention that you have the <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/pass/eurail-select-pass-3-countries-8037" rel="nofollow">3 country Eurail Select Pass</a>, because it entitles you to receive a 50% discount.<br /><br />The boat will take you from <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/city/lucerne" rel="nofollow" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/city/lucerne">Lucerne</a> to Flüelen and then you would take the Gotthard Panorama Express direct from Flüelen to Lugano..
  • May 03, 2018 17:49
    Jeff
    Changed reply in topic of Munich to Lucern travelling by Jeff to For time spent in <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/city/munich" rel="nofollow">Munich</a>, you can view various city passes and tours offered by clicking here: <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/activities/?countries=undefined&amp;cities=cities-487" rel="nofollow" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/activities/?countries=undefined&amp;cities=cities-487">http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/activities/?countries=undefined&amp;cities=cities-487</a>.
  • May 03, 2018 17:49
    Jeff
    Changed reply in topic of Munich to Lucern travelling by Jeff to Hi Narinder,<br /><br />Tickets for trains from <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/journeys/article/zurich-lucerne" rel="nofollow">Zurich to Lucerne</a> are issued as open tickets that would be valid for you to use for a later departure. These open tickets are valid to use on any departure within a 4-day time period after the 'first date of validity' of printed on the ticket. The date for which you purchase this ticket on our website would serve as your 'first date of validity'.<br /><br />When purchasing tickets for a connection from <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/city/munich" rel="nofollow">Munich</a> to <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/city/lucerne" rel="nofollow">Lucerne</a> on our site, you would just break up the search once in <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/city/zurich" rel="nofollow">Zurich</a>. Therefore, you would do one search from <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/journeys/article/munich-zurich" rel="nofollow">Munich to Zurich</a> and another search for connecting trains from <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/journeys/article/zurich-lucerne" rel="nofollow">Zurich to Lucerne</a>..
  • May 03, 2018 17:42
    Jeff
    Changed reply in topic of Dining on train from Budapest to Prague by Jeff to Hi Pat,<br /><br />Day trains from <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/city/budapest" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Budapest</a> to <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/city/prague" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Prague</a> do have restaurant cars on board. I'm sorry, we do not have a menu or information about the food offered.<br /><br />You would purchase tickets from <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/journeys/article/budapest-prague" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link http//wwwraileuropecom/train-tickets/journeys/article/budapest-prague">Budapest to Prague</a> by searching the route under the 'Tickets &amp; Reservations' tab on the homepage of our website, <a href="http://www.raileurope.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link http//wwwraileuropecom">www.raileurope.com</a>. Generally, these trains can be booked once within 90 days of an intended departure date. Trains from <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/journeys/article/budapest-prague" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/journeys/article/budapest-prague">Budapest to Prague</a> are EC (EuroCity) trains.<br /><br />Food and drink can be taken on board trains..
  • May 03, 2018 17:42
    Jeff
    Changed reply in topic of Dining on train from Budapest to Prague by Jeff to Hi Pat,<br /><br />Day trains from <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/city/budapest" rel="nofollow">Budapest</a> to <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/city/prague" rel="nofollow">Prague</a> do have restaurant cars on board. I'm sorry, we do not have a menu or information about the food offered.<br /><br />You would purchase tickets from <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/journeys/article/budapest-prague" rel="nofollow">Budapest to Prague</a> by searching the route under the 'Tickets &amp; Reservations' tab on the homepage of our website, <a href="http://www.raileurope.com" rel="nofollow" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com">www.raileurope.com</a>. Generally, these trains can be booked once within 90 days of an intended departure date. Trains from <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/journeys/article/budapest-prague" rel="nofollow" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/journeys/article/budapest-prague">Budapest to Prague</a> are EC (EuroCity) trains.<br /><br />Food and drink can be taken on board trains..
  • May 03, 2018 17:38
    Jeff
    Changed reply in topic of Dining on train from Budapest to Prague by Jeff to Hi Pat,<br /><br />Day trains from <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/city/budapest" rel="nofollow">Budapest</a> to <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/city/prague" rel="nofollow">Prague</a> do have restaurant cars on board. I'm sorry, we do not have a menu or information about the food offered.<br /><br />You would purchase tickets from <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/journeys/article/budapest-prague" rel="nofollow" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/journeys/article/budapest-prague">Budapest to Prague</a> by searching the route under 'Tickets &amp; Reservations' on the homepage of our website, <a href="http://www.raileurope.com" rel="nofollow" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com">www.raileurope.com</a>. Generally, these trains can be booked once within 90 days of an intended departure date. Trains from <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/train-tickets/journeys/article/budapest-prague" rel="nofollow">Budapest to Prague</a> are EC (EuroCity) trains.<br /><br />Food and drink can be taken on board trains..
  • May 03, 2018 17:32
    Jeff
    Changed reply in topic of Seat Reservations traveling from Como to Interlaken with Swiss Half Fare Card by Jeff to Rest assured, there are options that will connect up with the Gotthard Panorama Express to Flüelen. I'm not sure why they advised you differently.The Gotthard Panorama Express is the direct train from Lugano to Flüelen. You do not have to take the steamboat.<br /><br />The Gotthard Panorama Express does require reservations (as a supplement to the <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/pass/swiss-half-fare-card-8025" rel="nofollow">Swiss Half Fare Card</a> and the half-price tickets).<br /><br />I addressed the fastest/easiest options from Como to Lucerne in my response to your initial question above, where I said:<br /><br /><i>"From Como to Interlaken, the fastest connections go up through Lucerne. In most cases, there would be a train change in Arth Goldau in between Como and Lucerne. Therefore, this would involve taking a train from Como to Arth Goldau, another train from Arth Goldau to Lucerne, and then another train from Lucerne to Interlaken. This option would take just under 5 hours in duration. Trains from Lucerne to Interlaken run along the famed GoldenPass scenic route.</i><br /><br /><i>However, if you have more time, you can travel up to Lucerne by way of the Gotthard scenic route and then still take the GoldenPass route over to Interlaken. This would involve taking a quick train from Como over to Lugano. In Lugano, you would board a 'Gotthard Panorama Express' train to Flüelen. Gotthard Panorama Express trains have panoramic windows for taking in all the scenery. The Gotthard Panorama Express trains run daily (except Mondays) from April 21st to October 14th of this year.</i><br /><br /><i>The recommended route then includes the steamboat on Lake Lucerne from Flüelen to Lucerne. Otherwise, you can just take a train from Flüelen to Lucerne.</i><br /><br /><i>The ride on the steamboat takes about 2.5 hours, while the trains only take about 50-60 minutes.</i><br /><br /><i>In Lucerne, you would connect to a GoldenPass scenic train to Interlaken. The GoldenPass trains from Lucerne to Interlaken also have panoramic windows."</i><br /><br />The fastest connections from <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/city/como" rel="nofollow" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/city/como">Como</a> to <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/city/lucerne" rel="nofollow">Lucerne</a> (including the direct train from Como to Lucerne and the options that involve changing trains in Arth Goldau) do not follow the same route as the actual Gotthard Panorama Express (direct train from Lugano to Flüelen).<br /><br />The faster options are going to be scenic, yes, but not as much so. This is due to the fact that the direct trains from Como to Lucerne/Como to Arth Goldau deviate and take passengers through a very long tunnel (the new 'Gotthard Base Tunnel'), missing much of the best scenery along the route.<br /><br />The Gotthard Panorama Express trains do go through a tunnel (the old Gotthard Tunnel) but it is much shorter and would not have you missing all that scenery..
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