10 reasons for Business Travellers to travel by train in Europe
1 - High speed network
Rail offers the business traveller a network of high speed trains linking Europe’s business centres 24 hours a day, seven days per week, 365 days of the year.
2 - Travel when you want
There are multiple services every day with a wide choice of routes and departure times. Just choose one to suit your timetable.
3 - Work on board
Mobile telephones and laptop computers can be operated on board most trains. Seats are spacious and there is plenty of room to work or to make a call while you travel to the next appointment.
4 - Arrive ready to do business
Try a luxury sleeper or a more affordable couchette on long overnight train journeys. You’ll save on a night’s accommodation and arrive at your destination refreshed and ready for the next day.
5 - No weather delays
Rail operates 365 days of the year come rain, hail or snow, so you won’t be delayed or miss an important meeting.
6 - Easy access
No matter where you are meeting, the 240 000 kilometres of rail track reaches into virtually every corner of Europe.
7 - Travel in comfort
You can stretch your legs, go to the bar or enjoy a bistro meal. The seats are spacious and some feature seatback video and entertainment facilities.
8 - Get there faster
High-tech European trains are fast. It usually takes less than 15 minutes to check-in and the trains travel at speeds of up to 300 km/hr. For example, the 800 kilometre trip from Paris to Marseilles takes just three hours!
9 - Arrive in the heart of the city
Most stations are located in the heart of Europe’s cities, so you are right on the doorstep of the business district and close to hotels, restaurants, foreign exchange and communications facilities.
10 - London-Paris in 2hrs 15!
The high speed Eurostar whisks you from London to Paris or Brussels
in just 2hrs 15. Its three classes of travel include a Premium Class with departure lounges, free transfers and meals.