Exploring cultures and communities – the slow way

A bible for rail travellers

Thomas Cook European rail timetable: A key volume for all rail travellers in Europe. Updated monthly it is the most comprehensive source of railway information for Europe.

Rail fare calculator

Rail fare calculator: this site is a superb tool for working out the standard train fare from X to Y.

The man in seat 61

Nicely eccentric and impressively detailed site with a focus on how to travel by train.

The railways of Europe

Railways of Europe: Conceived with train buffs in mind, but actually a hugely valuable resource for the ordinary traveller.

Timetables from Deutsche Bahn (German Railways)

Checking train services across Europe: Deutsche Bahn timetables