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When there is the entire world to travel, all we need is speed. Some of the most comfortable and fastest trains have been designed and operated in Europe. With the number of high speed trains increasing every year in Europe, almost every destination is at a traveler’s fingertips nowadays. Here are some of the fast trains in Europe. Find out their routes and timetables on our website. A detailed price option is also available on request.
This is the number one position holder in the list of high speed trains in Europe as far as commercial trains are considered. Commercially it maintains a speed of 200mph as per the routes available, but it has the potential to reach almost up to 357.2 mph as recorded in the year 2007 in special 3 type carriage trains.
Thalys is an extremely stylish as well as streamlined class of fast trains which usually operates between Germany, France, Netherlands and Belgium. The speed of Thalys Train can go as high as 186 mph. Along with the speed of the trains, Thalys comes fully equipped with fast internet connection inside the trains, which is added bonus.
The high speed train Eurostar has a fleet of almost 27 ultra fast trains which connect UK with the mainland of Europe. The upper cap of Eurostar is 186mph, which makes a journey from London to Paris in just 2h15mins. In its inaugural travel between these two cities, it was found that Eurostar reached almost up to 202mph in speed. This is the fastest way of reaching Paris from London.
This branch of fast trains is the flagship of railway network of Spain that can have a speed of almost 192mph. It follows a route from Madrid to the cities of Seville and exotic Barcelona. Yet it has the potential for higher speeds as was proved on test run in the year 1993 where it got to 221mph while going from Madrid to Malaga.
ICE is the German flagship class of super fast trains, which resembles in feel as well as looks to the Japanese bullet trains. It goes up to almost 198mph in select rail routes in France like the Paris to Strasbourg route. Yet the real original ICE’s displayed a whopping 253mph high value of speed when it was test run in 1988.