Rail Europe Fast Facts
Rail Europe Inc: Rail Europe combines the maps, schedules and fares of 50 different train companies across Europe, creating one stop to plan and book European rail travel.
Explore France and a little more of Europe, with Rail Europe: Make France the central destination for your next European trip. High speed trains make it easy to explore France and its neighboring countries.
France is a top destination: France is one of the top five European destinations for Rail Europe's travelers.
Connecting France: High speed TGV trains connect over 200 cities in and around France, covering approximately 1,178miles.
Sightseeing in France: Rail Europe offers sightseeing activities in most popular French cities such as Paris, Marseille, Lyon, Avignon and more.
Convenience: Train travel offers fast, comfortable and convenient city-center to city-center connections.
Eco-friendly: High speed trains are 3 times as energy efficient as regional trains, but even the slowest train is 25% more energy efficient than cars.
Market share: High speed TGV trains have approximately 90% of the market share in France for journeys 2 hours or less in duration.
Fastest Train: TGV holds the world speed record set on April 3, 2007 traveling at 357 mph.
Speed: When not breaking world speed records, TGV trains transport travelers at approximately 200 mph.
Jennifer Mestayer at Zeno Group