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There's the improved probability of a seat during rush hour and (in my opinion) the likelihood of quieter, or indeed absent, companions outside of rush hour. That's pretty much it; there's no difference in the hard product, and there's no soft product to speak of. This is now counterbalanced by the very small first class section, which means if you have a ...


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Given the vast distances and sparse population, you'd expect Australia to have some solid contenders, but somewhat surprisingly I can't find any legs over 24h -- partly because the trains cater to tourists and make stops at metropolises like Cook, WA (population 4) to break up the monotony a bit. Without this, Kalgoorlie to Adelaide on the Indian Pacific ...


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For stations that span zones, the station will be treated as the zone in the direction from which you arrived — effectively meaning it'll always be the cheapest option. So if you travel from Waterloo to, say, High Street Kensington, via Earl's Court, that will just be a zone 1 single fare. I'm not sure entirely what you mean by "travel onwards in Zone ...


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The only train tickets in the UK that must be booked advance are for overnight sleeper trains, and Eurostar. All other trains do not have mandatory reservations. You can buy your tickets at a station, and take a seat if one is available, or even stand if it's particularly busy (though I wouldn't have thought these trains would normally be THAT busy). ...


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On all Russian trains I have taken, vegetarian food was no problem. The vegetarian options were much better than on British, French, or Spanish trains. I did not need to use my backup option. For the domestic trains Moscow - Vorkuta and Vorkuta - Moscow, the проводник asked me what kind of food I wanted. When I told her I was vegetarian, she said, no ...


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I have travelled on the ÖBB Nightjet from Germany to Switzerland, and can confirm that indeed they require a printed ticket. I suspect that the reason is that on long international trips the ticket may be checked multiple times, as crews are changed, and with a paper print the first conductor can just stamp it, thus signalling to subsequent ticket checkers ...


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It may be too early to see and book all specific options. Airlines may add routes or schedules yet and buses usually don't publish schedules more than a half a year in advance (often even less). Fly direct to Trieste (1:20) + bus to Ljubljana (1:44) Volotea flies direct, but only shows schedules through July 2nd 2020. They have a 1:20 flight on Monday June ...


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According to National Rail Enquiries, there are no train services on Christmas Day, 25th December, and limited services on Boxing Day, 26th December. There are two key web pages you should use to check your specific journeys, the Journey planner and Future engineering work. Unfortunately, a lot of the more disruptive engineering work is scheduled around ...


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Advance tickets are indeed non-refundable; this should have been made clear when you were sold the ticket. The date and time on an Advance ticket CAN be changed prior to travel (usually for a fee), but not the destination. However, I echo the confusion of others about why you needed to buy a new ticket — your route from Manchester to Heathrow will ...


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Your options are: Point-to-point tickets. For transportation inside the Paris city limits (where most tourist attractions are, but not the airports, Versailles or Disneyland), buy 10 tickets t+ for €14.90. From Roissy CDG airport, a train ticket (cheapest reasonable option) costs €10.30. To visit Versailles, 2 tickets (there and back) cost €7.30. Children ...


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Unless something has changed recently, they at least used to have small displays on the luggage rack above each seat, telling you if the seats are reserved or not. You can find several pictures of the interior of a WESTbahn train here, a bit down the page, where you can see the small, black display boxes.


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Try logging in Perhaps you made an account on the site you bought your ticket from. Try logging in and seeing if you can see the ticket there in your profile. If you can, you should be able to do whatever you need to do to access it (print it or transfer it to the app if it's an eTicket, or get the code to print it from a machine if it's a Tickets on ...


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In principle the fare you are charged depends on the zones you traveled through and the types of transportation you use (at least some rail services attract different fares from a pure tube journey). Stations on the boundary can count as either depending on which direction you travel to/from them from. In practice though, the system doesn't actually know ...


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@fkraiem's excellent answer covers most JR trains that are all-reserved. I will add information about all-reserved trains run by non-JR companies. There are few limited express trains operated by non-JR railroad companies, and a majority of them are all reserved. Most of them are not of too much interest to most travelers, but can be very useful to some of ...


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You can take go from Almaty 2 or Astana to Ürümqi by using the Kazakhstan Temir Zholy. From there you can probably reach the rest of China by using the China Railways trains. I generally use rome2rio to find trains in places where public transport is hard to figure out.


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There is a train station in Khorgas which is at the border and has a border crossing. This page here has a map with border crossings in the whole region: Border crossings on the Silk Road


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As your post was written the 13th of September, at this time there were many rains and floods in the east of Spain and a lot of trains were cancelled. When this happen, the Renfe web page is not working properly and it is better if you call to Customer Support and buy the tickets with them. Other option is to travel by bus, you can use this web www.alsa....


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jpatokal’s answer is absolutely correct when buying from a ticket machine outside the ticket gates, for example the ones that are close to the people-operated counters. However, if I already entered the ticket gates with an IC card and then attempt to buy a same-day Shinkansen ticket at the transfer station, this option is not available. These machines will ...


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Yes, although you'll need to collect the tickets first and take them to the ticket office. It doesn't need to be the station of departure, any ticket office will be able to do so. Although consider that whatever problem lead RailEasy to be unable to reserve may also effect the ticket office. Remember not all trains are capable of being reserved. Source: ...


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There's a station Karskaya, on Gazprom private railway I assume, which is further 400 km away from Labytnangi: https://www.openstreetmap.org/?mlat=70.3164&mlon=68.3899#map=12/70.3164/68.3899 Which makes it 750 km away from Pechory, as crow flies. However, there may be some service roads here and there. I don't think you can buy a ticket to go there, ...


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Just to fill out the options mentioned in comments. There are two routes available: one served by East Midlands Railway from London St Pancras and one from London King's Cross served by London North Eastern Railway involving a change at Doncaster or Retford or possibly Grantham (I did not do an exhaustive check) onto a Northern service to Sheffield. The ...


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From Rome2rio, the quickest way is to take a flight from Naples to Trieste (TRS) ans then a 1 hour 15 minute shuttle to Ljubljana.


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RAC stands for Reservation Against Cancellation: A confirmed berth is allocated to the person who reserves an RAC ticket if passengers who already have a confirmed ticket cancels his/her ticket or do not turn up before the train departure. ... A passenger can cancel RAC online ticket up to 30 minutes before the scheduled departure of the train. (Source) ...


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Regarding the Naples to Amalfi leg, I took ferries, and would suggest them as an option too. Note that this is the most complicated part of the trip in my opinion, so merits expansion of other options. The ferries are more scenic, and get you to the better parts of town, and are not as constrained by the traffic jams that can occur from Naples to Amalfi. ...


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