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(Last Updated Sa: 03/02/2023)

Nagkadaghan nga mga nasod sa Uropa ang nagpasiugda sa pagbiyahe sa tren sa mga short-haul flights. France, Alemanya, ang UK, Switzerland, ug ang Norway usa sa mga nasod sa Europe nga nagdili sa mga short-haul flights. Kabahin kini sa mga paningkamot sa pakigbatok sa global nga krisis sa klima. Mao kini ang, 2022 had become a year when rail ousted short-haul flights in Europe, first in France, uban sa daghang ubang mga nasud nga sundon 2023.

The Origin Of The Short-Haul Flights Ban In Europe

The aviation industry is one of the top sources of greenhouse gas emissions in Europe, growing by 29% sa 2019. While governments tried to fight these numbers, the reality is that less than 7% of passenger transport is operated by trains. This is a surprising figure since one-third of the busiest short-haul flights have trains under 6 mga oras.

Busa, Greenpeace joined forces with prominent European governments to fight climate change. Recent research by Greenpeace commissioned presents the following outstanding numbers: 73 sa 250 busiest short-haul flights in Europe, in countries like Switzerland, and the UK, have train alternatives under six hours, ug 41 have direct night train alternatives.

Brussels sa Utrecht Tren

Antwerp sa Utrecht Tren

Berlin sa Utrecht Tren

Paris sa Utrecht Tren


How Rail Ousted Short Haul Flights


Europeans Supporting A Ban On Short-Haul Flights

The short-haul flight ban is a massive change in European regional and international transportation. While most Europeans travel by train between countries and use intercity trains, tourists on euro trips might find train traveling challenging. Bisan pa niana, train travel is about to become the primary way of traveling in Europe, and the locals are all for it.

A recent European Investment Bank survey shows that 62% sa mga taga-Europa nagsuporta sa pagdili sa mga short-haul flights. The majority of people in Germany (63%), France, ug Netherlands (65%) prefer night trains. The challenge European rail companies are facing is providing mga tren sa pagkatulog and all the necessities that make a good night’s sleep possible while traveling. The EU is so supportive of this act, that anyone can now access Greenpeace’s interactive nga mapa sa Europe and add the train routes they would like to see created or improved.


Highest Train Bridge In Europe


Ang France Mao ang Una Kung Diin Mubo ang Riles – Haul Flights

France is the first country to ban short-haul flights officially. Tungod niini, passengers who preferred the luxury of flying everywhere in France will now have to change to travel by train. While train traveling sounds tedious, a train journey lasting less than 2.5 hours has many advantages. Sa sinugdan, flights in 6 routes were planned to be canceled permanently. Hinuon, train routes to the airport make it impossible for passengers to arrive early enough in the morning for international flights.

Ang mga short-haul flight mohunong sa pag-operate sa mosunod nga tulo ka mga ruta sa France: Paris – Nantes, Lyon, ug Bordeaux. Inay, rail travel will replace flights since there is an excellent alternative of 2 mga oras hangtod sa 1 ka oras nga paglupad sa ayroplano. Labut pa, if train services will be improved between Paris Charles de Gaulle and Lyon and Rennes and between Lyon and Marseille, these routes will join the new policy.

Amsterdam sa Paris Tren

Sa London sa Paris Tren

Rotterdam sa Paris Tren

Brussels sa Paris Tren


The Advantages Of Traveling By Train

Train travel is the quickest way to travel in Europe thanks to well-connected regional and international rail routes. Dugang pa, train traveling offers many perks you cannot enjoy when traveling by plane. Una, at train stations, passengers are not required to passport control, pagsusi sa seguridad, and check-in, which saves a lot of time and hassle.

ikaduha, when traveling by train, you can enjoy beautiful views that are not available from the plane’s window. Pananglitan, many train journeys in Europe offer a window to Europe’s most scenic villages and valleys, like the Loire valley. Ikatulo, unlike planes, many rail companies provide free Wi-Fi on trains. Busa, if you travel business or executive, Wi-Fi is included in the ticket fare.

Brussels sa Amsterdam Tren

Sa London sa Amsterdam Tren

Berlin sa Amsterdam Tren

Paris sa Amsterdam Tren



Cross-Border Travel: Rail Or Short-Haul Flights

Everyone has a story about that time an hour’s trip turned into a 48-hour nightmare. While passengers are more accustomed to traveling by plane, cross-border travel by train is by far more accessible, greener, and a considerable time and money saver. Dugang pa, most rail passengers are unaware of the fact that high-speed trains, like the French TGV, ang mga 40 minutes faster and cheaper than a plane.

Pananglitan, the German ICE rail can take you from Brussels to Cologne in less than 5 mga oras. Dugang pa, you can add a stop in Paris on the way to Cologne, again via a high-speed train. Sa sukwahi, if you travel by plane, requires additional time to collect baggage, and the risk of airport and flight delays, whereas trains are punctual across Europe. Mao kini ang, cross-border rail traveling is ideal in Europe.

Frankfurt sa Berlin Tren

Leipzig sa Berlin Tren

Hanover sa Berlin Tren

Hamburg sa Berlin Tren


Red Train

The Future Of Short-Haul Flights In Europe

While France is the pioneer, ousting short-haul flights in 3 rota, Austria has ousted Salzburg to Vienna flight route. Germany is still considering the move, like Norway and Poland. The future of short-haul flights is still unknown, but with Generation Z preferring green travel, cultural experiences, and exploring local communities, alternative train travel could provide for all these needs.

Labut pa, exploring the not-yet-taken train routes might promote tourism in less-popular destinations in Europe. This will not only reduce airport traffic, and chaos but will also reduce over-tourism in popular places in Europe.

Salzburg sa Vienna Tren

Munich ngadto sa Vienna Tren

Graz sa Vienna Tren

Prague sa Vienna Tren


Vintage Photo In The Train Restaurant

New International Train Trips To Take in 2023

As part of the efforts to upgrade night rail services, some of Europe’s best night trains have returned at new timetables. Pananglitan, passengers can now choose between, Venice, Vienna, Budapest, and Zagreb. The new overnight train runs departs Venice at 8.29 pm.

With these new connections, travelers can explore amazing destinations. This is thanks to not only new train routes, but better, improved, ug labing importante environment-friendly night trains. Another great international rail route includes an overnight train from Prague or Dresden to Basel. Labut pa, travelers can even stop in lovely Saxony. Busa, you depart after dinner and arrive in beautiful Switzerland in the morning. How wonderful it is to have the option of wandering the fairytale-like streets of Prague in the afternoon and hiking up the glorious beauty of the Swiss Alps. Ang tanan nga sa tanan, recent years have proved that travel industry made a significant shift where rail not only ousted short-haul flights in Europe, but also became a high quality and service transportation, that satisfy all needs.

Interlaken sa Zurich Tren

Lucerne sa Zurich Tren

Bern sa Zurich Tren

Geneva sa Zurich Tren


sa pagtapos, train travel is greener, and offers a window to some of the beautiful views in Europe. Kami sa Luwasa Usa ka Tren malipay sa pagtabang kanimo sa pag-andam alang sa usa ka biyahe sa tren ug sa pagpangita sa labing maayo nga mga tiket sa tren sa labing maayo nga mga presyo.



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