Trainline: Train travel Europe

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4.8
379K reviews
10M+
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Content rating
Everyone
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About this app

Welcome aboard Trainline – Europe’s leading train and bus app where you can book train tickets, cheap bus travel and more.

Start your next exciting journey, buy tickets to travel across the UK and the rest of Europe by rail or road or even search train fares for your daily commute. Find cheap tickets for Eurostar, Avanti West Coast, GWR, LNER, National Express, and many other European rail lines. Or if you want to buy bus tickets simply search and book directly in the app.

Compare train prices before you buy your European rail tickets and our live train times mean that you don’t miss a thing. It's the simple way to buy train tickets and plan your international trips by rail or bus in 45 countries in Europe and the rest of the world! Get cheap train tickets or bus tickets for your next European adventure today!

Compare bus tickets or train prices before you plan your next journey and book cheap train tickets all using our app. You're always in control of your journey with our live train times (for UK rail, Trenitalia, Renfe, Eurostar, and SNCF routes), price alerts, Mobile Tickets/etickets and seat selection (where available). Book tickets using our app and start your journey today.

Why Trainline? Buy bus tickets, European Rail travel, cheap tickets, and more!
• Buy tickets for all your train and bus journeys in one place – plan an international country-hopping journey on our app.
• Compare train and bus options from 260 train and bus companies and find cheap tickets and buy bus tickets that are right for you.
• Compare train prices, buy bus tickets and get cheap train tickets in your preferred currency – Available in USD, GBP, EUR, AUD, CAD, CHF, and SEK.
• Buy tickets with Amex, Apple Pay, PayPal, and all major credit cards and debit cards.
• Add loyalty and discount cards to get benefits on cheap tickets on UK rail services, Eurostar, SNCF, Thalys and Renfe.
• Book tickets in advance or buy train tickets on the day of travel, up to 15 minutes before departure and check live train times.
• Buy tickets on your phone to skip station queues. Mobile Tickets and etickets available on selected routes.

Travel Europe effortlessly and book tickets in an instant. You can book cheap tickets for trips with:

• Eurostar (UK, France and the Netherlands)
• Heathrow Express (UK)
• Avanti West Coast (UK)
• GWR (UK)
• National Express (UK)
• London Overground (UK)
• SNCF (France)
• TGV Lyria (France)
• Thalys (France)
• Trenitalia (Italy)
• Italo (Italy)
• Renfe (Spain)
• Alsa (Spain)
• Deutsche Bahn (Germany)
• ÖBB (Austria)
• SBB (Switzerland)
• NS (the Netherlands)
• SNCB (Belgium)
• Flixbus and many, many more…

Whether you want to search for bus tickets, compare train times, or buy train tickets, you can rely on Trainline for a European rail service that’ll get you where you need to be. Book tickets and we’ll make sure your journey is fuss-free.

So, download your FREE Trainline app and get access to, live train times, cheap train and bus tickets across Europe.

Have a question? Read our FAQs: https://www.thetrainline.com/en/help/

Follow Trainline on social:

• Facebook: facebook.com/trainline.eu
• Twitter: twitter.com/trainline_eu
• Instagram: @trainline
Updated on
Feb 19, 2024

Data safety

Safety starts with understanding how developers collect and share your data. Data privacy and security practices may vary based on your use, region, and age. The developer provided this information and may update it over time.
This app may share these data types with third parties
Location, Personal info and 3 others
This app may collect these data types
Location, Personal info and 5 others
Data is encrypted in transit
You can request that data be deleted

Ratings and reviews

4.8
371K reviews
Erick Salati
November 30, 2023
The app often has issues with booking tickets, causing you to fail the booking or double book. Often you cannot refund the double booked tickets. Also, they will sell you tickets with cancelled connections and not refund the full amount. Had I not noticed that the connection was cancelled I would have been stuck in Bologna for 27 hours. Then they won't refund you a ticket for the full amount, rather refunding 50 dollars for an 80 dollar ticket. Just buy direct from the train, pointless app.
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thetrainline
December 1, 2023
Hello, I am sorry to hear your trip was disrupted and you were unable to get a full refund. Please contact our customer service team here https://support.thetrainline.com/en/support/tickets/new so we can look into this for you. Thank-you, Aoife.
Drew Eichorn
September 21, 2023
The app requires you to fill out profiles so it knows who is traveling then allows you to book conflicting journeys anyway. The mistake was mine on the date, but they could and should have easily have prevented it. Customer service was no help at all as you might expect. Now I have 2 first class tickets I can't use and I will be renting a car instead of dealing with this.
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thetrainline
September 22, 2023
Hi Drew. If you're booking UK tickets, no passenger names will be required. For some EU journeys, customers are required to enter passenger details and it's unlikely those can be changed once the booking has been confirmed. Thanks, Jamie
Joel
May 12, 2023
Customer service doest appear to exist. I don't understand why this app has high reviews. It suggested the wrong station to purchase a ticket, highlighting it as the best option. Once purchased, it kept erroring out and wouldn't let me update the ticket to a new station or time, and then refused a refund. So I had to spend 3 times more on a first class ticket on short notice. Working as designed? You have to use Google to find out the actual station you need, so what's the point of this app?
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What's new

The little things matter

Our weekly update brings you a freight train’s worth of small changes.

We’ve fixed a few bugs and made some changes to speed up our app.