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Travelling by train across Europe

January 24, 2011
Author: Eve-Marie Morgo

"Travelling long distance by train is no longer a niche" Mark Smith (founder of The Man in Seat Sixty-One www.seat61.com) presented some very interesting stats around destinations requested by travellers. From his website stats and customer queries he was able to build a top 10 favourite destinations of UK passengers.The most popular European pages of travelling from UK to somewhere are ...


1.Italy
2.France
3.Netherlands
4.Spain
5.Ireland
6.Germany
7.Switzerland
8.Russia
9.Turkey
10.Belgium
11.Austria
12.Greece
 


It may surprise some to see that people are prepared to travel by train such a distance from the UK, but people are fed up with the stresses of flying and want a more leisurely, more interesting, enjoyable alternative whilst reducing their carbon footprint.

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