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(Lêst bywurke op: 03/02/2023)

In groeiend oantal Jeropeeske lannen befoarderje treinreizen oer koarte-haul flechten. Frankryk, Dútslân, it Feriene Keninkryk, Switserlân, en Noarwegen binne ûnder de Europeeske lannen dy't koarte-haul flechten ferbiede. Dit is ûnderdiel fan 'e ynspanningen yn' e bestriding fan 'e wrâldwide klimaatkrisis. Dus, 2022 had become a year when rail ousted short-haul flights in Europe, first in France, mei in protte oare lannen om yn te folgjen 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% yn 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 oeren.

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

Brussels to Utert Trains

Antwerpen naar Utert Trains

Berlin nei Utert Trains

Parys nei Utert Trains


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. nettsjinsteande, 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% fan Europeanen stypje in ferbod op koarte-haul flechten. The majority of people in Germany (63%), Frankryk, en Nederlân (65%) prefer night trains. The challenge European rail companies are facing is providing slieptreinen 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 ynteraktive kaart fan Europa and add the train routes they would like to see created or improved.


Highest Train Bridge In Europe


Frankryk is de earste wêr't spoar koart ferdreaun is – Haul Flights

France is the first country to ban short-haul flights officially. dus, passengers who preferred the luxury of flying everywhere in France will now have to change to travel by train. Wylst trein reizgje klinkt ferfeelsum, in treinreis duorret minder as 2.5 oeren hat in protte foardielen. Ynearsten, flecht yn 6 rûtes wiene pland om permanint te annulearjen. lykwols, treinrûtes nei it fleanfjild meitsje it ûnmooglik foar passazjiers om moarns betiid genôch te kommen foar ynternasjonale flechten.

Koarte-haul flechten sille ophâlde te operearjen op de folgjende trije rûtes yn Frankryk: Parys – nantes, Lyon, en Bordeaux. Ynstee, rail travel will replace flights since there is an excellent alternative of 2 oeren nei de 1-oere fleantúchflecht. Boppedat, 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 nei Parys Trains

Londen nei Parys Trains

Rotterdam nei Parys Trains

Brussel nei Parys Trains


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. furthermore, train traveling offers many perks you cannot enjoy when traveling by plane. Earst, at train stations, passengers are not required to passport control, feiligens kontrôle, and check-in, which saves a lot of time and hassle.

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

Brussel nei Amsterdam Trains

Londen nei Amsterdam Trains

Berlin Amsterdam Trains

Paris Amsterdam Trains



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. Derneist, most rail passengers are unaware of the fact that high-speed trains, like the French TGV, binne 40 minutes faster and cheaper than a plane.

Bygelyks, the German ICE rail can take you from Brussels to Cologne in less than 5 oeren. Derneist, you can add a stop in Paris on the way to Cologne, again via a high-speed train. Krektoarsom, 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. Dus, cross-border rail traveling is ideal in Europe.

Frankfurt nei Berlyn Trains

Leipzig to Berlyn Trains

Hannover to Berlyn Trains

Hamburg to Berlyn Trains


Red Train

The Future Of Short-Haul Flights In Europe

While France is the pioneer, ousting short-haul flights in 3 rûtes, 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.

Boppedat, 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 nei Wenen Trains

Munich nei Wenen Trains

Graz nei Wenen Trains

Praach nei Wenen Trains


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. Bygelyks, passengers can now choose between, Feneesje, Wien, 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, en vooral environment-friendly night trains. Another great international rail route includes an overnight train from Prague or Dresden to Basel. Boppedat, travelers can even stop in lovely Saxony. Sa, 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. Alles by inoar, 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 nei Zurich Trains

Luzern nei Zurich Trains

Bern nei Zurich Trains

Genève nei Zurich Treinen


Konkludearje, train travel is greener, and offers a window to some of the beautiful views in Europe. Wy at Bewarje in trein sil bliid wêze om jo te helpen tariede op in treinreis en de bêste treinkaartsjes te finen tsjin de bêste prizen.



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