True Using the Ticket and Pass info

Using the Ticket and Pass info



ShowMeTheJourney doesn’t sell train tickets, instead we show how and where to buy them.

We have bought a lot of tickets -  and then when researching our journey information, we spent countless hours on the sites which do sell them.

So we know how you can save time and money!

Knowledge that we're more than happy to share on our TRAIN TICKET BOOKING GUIDES and our RAIL PASS GUIDE

A key thing we have learned is that how train tickets are sold varies from one country to another.

This is because the majority of European train tickets are sold by the national rail operator in each country, the UK is the only notable exception to this - and how they sell their tickets is their choice to make.


So before looking up a journey, it’s worth taking some time to discover an overview of the key things you need to know if you want to save money and time.


What Our Train Tickets Guide Will Tell You:

We have produced dedicated to how to buy and use tickets in these countries - more are on the way!

AUSTRIA        BELGUIM      CZECH REPUBLIC

DENMARK      FRANCE       GERMANY

GREAT BRITAIN      HUNGARY      ITALY

NORWAY        POLAND        SWEDEN

SWITZERLAND       THE NETHERLANDS


You can the discover key pieces of info such as:

(i) 
Whether you will make savings if you book in advance online
 

(ii) Which journey options cost the same price if booked last minute at the station.
 

(iii) How soon tickets advance tickets are placed on sale.

(iv) If you need to book months ahead to make the biggest savings

(v) Whether you can amend or cancel a booking.
 

(vi) How to book tickets for journeys that involve a change of train - and what you need to do in the event of missing a connection due to a delayed train.

(vii) The terms and conditions of child tickets.

In addition to these using tickets in specific countries guides, we also provide an overview of How to Buy European Train Tickets - regardless of the country in which you will be making a journey!

What Our Rail Pass Guides Will Tell You:

(1) How rail passes can be used in each country.
 

(2) How to avoid the potential pitfalls of a rail pass trip

(3) How to make the biggest possible savings while on a rail pass itineray

(4) How to plan a stress free rail pass adventure


Book Tickets With Confidence:
 

Trust us, booking tickets or using rail pass is often not as complicated as it first seems. 

If you ever booked a travel ticket online you will already be aware of the basics, you will always select start/end points, a travel date and the number of travellers.

You will then have a choice of departures and ticket prices.

All of the major ticket operators offer multi-lingual services and their websites can be simpler than what you're used to.

It's the ability to buy the cheapest possible ticket with confidence that can be trickier to work out - hence our unique ticket booking guides.

The Other Things We Do:
 

In addition to our station info for European train travel, we've also put together;

JOURNEY GUIDES

TRAIN GUIDES

STATION GUIDES

GUIDES TO TRAVELLING BY TRAIN IN MULTIPLE EUROPEAN COUNTRIES