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ABOVE: Use your rail pass on high-speed TGV trains.

Rail Europe is a joint venture of the French National Railways and the Swiss Federal Railways. It sells Eurail passes, national rail passes, and tickets for 60 railroads in 35 European countries, and its Web site is the #1 online resource for information on rail travel in Europe.

Rail Europe serves customers in the Americas, Africa, the Middle East, Asia, and Oceania. For passes, ticketing information, and prices, see the Rail Europe Web site (which is available in English and French).

If you're a resident of Continental Europe, consult your national railroad's Web site. British residents should see Voyages SNCF.

  • Tip: If you're buying point-to-point tickets (as opposed to rail passes), you may be able to find better deals by searching European national railway sites or simply getting your tickets at the station. But for rail passes, or if you aren't willing to compare fares and book tickets in foreign languages, Rail Europe is the top place to shop.

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