This page explains how to buy train tickets from Strasbourg to other European cities at the cheapest prices, buying online direct from the operators, usually with print-at-home tickets.  Click here to buy tickets starting in another city.

I want to go from Strasbourg to...

      Paris   London & UK   Milan, Venice, Florence, Rome & Italy
  Lyon, Nice & elsewhere in France   Cologne, Frankfurt, Berlin & Germany   Barcelona, Madrid & Spain
  Brussels, Bruges & Belgium   Basel, Zurich & Switzerland   Lisbon, Porto, Algarve & Portugal
  Amsterdam & Netherlands   Salzburg, Vienna & Austria   All other European destinations

Before you buy your tickets

Take a moment to read these important tips for buying European train tickets.  It answers all the usual questions, "Do I need to book in advance or can I buy at the station?", "Can I stop off?", "Are there Senior fares?" and that old favourite, "Should I buy an $800 railpass or a €35 point-to-point ticket?".  How far ahead can you buy train tickets?

European train travel FAQ

An introduction to European train travel


Senior fares (over 60)


Guide to Eurail passes (overseas visitors)

Important tips for buying European train tickets

Youth fares (under 26)


Guide to Interrail passes (for Europeans)

How to check European train times

Child fares & child age limits


Couchettes & sleepers on night trains

Do I need to book in advance?

Luggage on European trains


Train seat numbering plans

How far ahead can I book?

Luggage storage at stations


Wheelchairs & special needs

Can I stop off on the way?

Taking a bike by train


Real-time service updates

Should I travel 1st or 2nd class?

Taking a car by train


Hotels & accommodation

How long to allow for connections?

Taking dogs & pets by train


Changing stations in Paris by metro or taxi

How early to arrive at the station?

Maps of the European rail network


What to do when things go wrong...

Strasbourg station

Strasbourg has just one main station, used by all trains.

Strasbourg station exterior   Strasbourg station exterior

Strasbourg station's very unusual glass exterior.


The glass shell hides a historic station building.

Strasbourg station platforms

Strasbourg station trainshed and platforms.

Strasbourg to Paris from €20

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Strasbourg to Lyon, Bordeaux, Marseille, Nice & anywhere else in France

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Strasbourg to Brussels, Bruges & Belgium

Option 1, Strasbourg to Brussels by direct TGV in 3h37.  The fastest & easiest option if the times suit you

Option 2, Strasbourg to Brussels by TGV with a change near Paris.  As option 1, but with one change of train...

Option 3, Strasbourg to Brussels via Luxembourg.  The classic direct route, now much slower with 2 changes...

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Strasbourg to Luxembourg

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Strasbourg to Amsterdam & the Netherlands

Option 1, Strasbourg to Amsterdam using the direct Strasbourg-Brussels TGV - fastest & easiest

Option 2, Strasbourg to Amsterdam via Paris - widest choice of departures, can be cheaper, involves 7-minute walk between stations.

Option 3, Strasbourg to Amsterdam via Frankfurt

A Thalys train from Amsterdam to Paris

A Eurostar at Amsterdam Centraal.  See panorama photos inside the trainMore about Eurostar (formerly Thalys).

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Strasbourg to London

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Strasbourg to Switzerland
A Basel to Strasbourg train at Basel SBB

A Strasbourg to Basel TER train arrived at Basel SBB platform 31.

1st class on a Basel to Strasbourg TER train   2nd class on a Basel to Strasbourg TER train

1st class on a Basel-Strasbourg TER.


2nd class on a Basel-Strasbourg TER.

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Strasbourg to Italy

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Strasbourg to Barcelona, Madrid & Spain
Mt Canigou in the Pyrenees

Mt Canigou & the Pyrenees, seen from the train.  One of the highest peaks in the mighty Pyrenees, the 2,784m (9,137 feet) high Mt Canigou dominates the skyline on the right all the way from Perpignan to Girona, see

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Strasbourg to Lisbon & Portugal

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Strasbourg to Cologne, Frankfurt, Berlin & Germany

Option 1, by daytime trains

Option 2, Strasbourg to Berlin by sleeper train

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Strasbourg to Salzburg, Vienna & Austria

Option 1, Strasbourg to Austria by daytime trains

Option 2, Strasbourg to Vienna by Nightjet sleeper train 3 times a week - a time-effective option

Option 3, using the nightjet sleeper train from Zurich to Vienna, every day

Option 4, by day trains via Basel or Zurich.  The slow but scenic route

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Strasbourg to all other countries

Option 1, via Germany.  Suitable for travel to Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, Russia, Scandinavia

Option 2, via Basel.  Suitable for travel to Austria, Hungary, Czech Republic & beyond

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