A guide to Interrailing around Hungary, Romania and Bulgaria

Looking for an extraordinary interrailing trip? Then how about travelling around Hungary, Romania and Bulgaria! Three incredible eastern European countries, they are full of fascinating historic landmarks, sweeping landscapes, bustling cities and incredible restaurants to enjoy.  Here is a brief guide to some of the top cities to visit, attractions, restaurants and places to stay…

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What are Interrail night trains like?

Seren Phillips talks us through her experience of taking Interrail night trains on her Interrail trip. She loves to travel, inspired by a 6-week trip to Thailand in 2016, and is a keen writer.  Overnight trains are what I would describe as bittersweet; you get the joy of not wasting valuable day time hours travelling,…

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The Top 7 Cheapest Cities in Europe for Interrailers

Planning your next cheap holiday? Why not Interrail around Europe for an affordable way to travel between this continent’s best cities? To give you some interrailing inspiration, we’ve researched affordable Interrail destinations and have found the seven cheapest Interrail cities on offer. From the charming streets of Lisbon to the bars of Budapest, there is…

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8 best cities for Christmas markets in Europe

Christmas season is already upon us! If you’re interrailing this winter (winterrailing…) then you’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to finding Christmas markets to sink some mulled wine, pick up some Bratwurst and buy all sorts of edible treats. Europe boasts some of the best festive markets in the world, thanks largely to…

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Interrail Planner co-founders went interrailing!

The co-founders of Interrail Planner went interrailing this summer, stopping off in Naples, Florence, Ancona (slightly accidentally), Split, Zagreb, Budapest, Vienna and Bratislava. Here’s what they got up to, along with their recommendations for each place they visited… We went interrailing this July and August, taking in Italy and parts of Eastern Europe. Lots of…

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Interrail Plan Insights Report 2017

Using information from the routes created with our free Interrail planning tool, we’ve published a short report detailing some interesting Interrail insights, including a definitive list of the most popular destinations! Underneath, you will see a heatmap of where Interrailers tend to go in Europe, which was created from the same data. Interrail Plan Insights…

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Budapest: Red Flags and Fabulous Things

Aoife Dowling takes us through her experiences of Budapest and shares very useful tips to make your experience in the Hungarian capital the best it can be. The minute I stepped off the train station I knew Budapest had my heart. The massive entrance to the train station told us exactly what to expect from…

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Longest Interrail Route Challenge

We challenged James Jackman to create the longest Interrail route he could using a 5 travel days in 15 days Global Pass! Sounds simple right? It would be, if we didn’t have these two conditions: no night trains and no journeys over 6 hours. Suddenly it’s not so easy! Have a read below and see…

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My Interrail Route

The first time I went Interrailing was in the summer of 2012, in between leaving school and starting university. I travelled with 5 friends and the experience of different cultures was something you don’t get on your typical holiday. So, here is my route and the highlights from it. Rome We flew out to Rome,…

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