Eurail railway map

Start planning your Eurail adventure here. You can see the average train travel times between all the big European cities on the train map below. Wherever you want to go, we'll help you find your way!

It's good to know that Europe is smaller in size than the USA or Australia. Its major cities are relatively close to each other and well connected by train. For instance, it would take you less than 12 hours to travel from Paris to Rome.

See travel times between European cities
See travel times for the 10 most popular routes

Disclaimer: Please note that routes may change throughout the year.

Railway map with travel times between European cities

Map with European travel times

Traveling with a Eurail Pass

With a Eurail Pass you can travel in all countries on this map, with the exception of Great Britain. Please note that most high-speed trains and all night trains need an advance reservation. You'll get a detailed printed railway map for free with every Eurail Global Pass and Eurail Select Pass.

Travel times for 10 most popular routes


Check out the travel times between Europe's most popular cities. If you'd like to know more about a specific route, just click on the link to visit our Popular Routes section.

Train route

Travel time 
(by high-speed train)

Paris to Amsterdam 3hr 20min
Paris to Barcelona 6h 15min
Madrid to Barcelona 2h 45min
Paris to Geneva 3hr 05min
Paris to Rome 11h 15min
Rome to Venice 3hr 05min
Amsterdam to Berlin 6hr 20min
Berlin to Prague 4hr 40min
Prague to Vienna 4hr 25min
Vienna to Budapest 2hr 50min

European itineraries

Western Europe itinerary

Western Europe itinerary

The Eurail railway map is a great resource for planning the perfect itinerary. Check out some examples of spectacular European itineraries you can experience with a Eurail pass.

Follow one or more of our itineraries or use parts of them to create your own. Planning your trip is half the fun and with these itineraries you get to see the very best of Europe!

Get inspired by our itineraries

Eurail railway map PDF


You can also download a pdf version of the Eurail railway map that you receive with the Eurail Global Pass and Eurail Select Pass. Open it in your PDF reader and zoom in to see all the details.

Eurail Railway Map 2016 (PDF, 20.89 MB)
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