Browsing entries tagged with Train

8 Jan 2018

Ski train map of the Alps published

Ski train map of the Alps published

A new map of the Alps has been launched to help people plan their ski holiday by train. “The Alps — Skiing by Train” has been published by Alpine travel specialists 2theAlps, who last year produced…

20 Sep 2017

New overnight train service to Austria

New overnight train service to Austria

A new overnight route to ski resorts in the Austrian Tirol has opened up a new way of travelling to the Alps this winter. The route is not one of the most direct ways of getting to the Tirol, but it will…

10 May 2017

Eurostar ponders Sunday Ski Train

Eurostar ponders Sunday Ski Train

Eurostar says it will look at demand for a Sunday Ski Train following the launch of a petition to encourage the rail provider to run a non-stop service on Sundays through the winter. Eurostar currently…

12 Oct 2016

Ski rail price comparison opens

Ski rail price comparison opens

Skiers can now compare train prices at a glance with a new price-checker resource on rail-ski website Snowcarbon. The price-checking tool, which goes live tomorrow (Thursday 13 October), will allow skiers…

26 Jul 2016

Crystal takes skiers in Switzerland by train

Crystal takes skiers in Switzerland by train

Crystal Ski Holidays is going green — with all resort transfers within Switzerland this season by train rather than coach. Transfers times will be shorter, and Crystal says the change is due to the:…

21 Jul 2015

Eurostar launches Lyon ski service

Eurostar launches Lyon ski service

Eurostar has opened booking for its ski train service for the coming season, and added a direct service to Lyon offering new rail access to a host of French ski resorts including Les Deux Alpes and Alpe…

30 Jul 2014

Eurostar ski train ticket sales open

Eurostar ski train ticket sales open

Get ready to book your Eurostar tickets to the French Alps — sales for the ski train open tomorrow (31 July). The train runs directly from London St Pancras to the French Alps, offering easy access to…

17 Oct 2012

New Méribel transfer for ski train travellers

New Méribel transfer for ski train travellers

A new, shared transfer service launches next week in Méribel, to combat the lack of public transport to the 3 Vallées resort for Eurostar travellers. The Eurostar ski train arrives in Moutiers every…

30 Sep 2012

New ski train to Switzerland

New ski train to Switzerland

A new Swiss Alps Ski Train is being officially launched later this week that will directly connect the UK with Switzerland ski resorts this winter. The train service will start at London St Pancras, with…

8 Feb 2012

Kitz ski calling

8 Jul 2009

Famous Snow Train axed for next winter

Famous Snow Train axed for next winter

Rail Europe has announced that the Snow Train to the French Alps won’t be running next winter.The company blames the poor exchange rates and operating costs for its decision not to run the famous…

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