Coronavirus / COVID-19 train travel information
 

Check entry & COVID-19 arrangements for each country at reopen.europa.eu/en

Click the train icon to see if you can enter that country by train!

Europe is slowly reopening...

It's early days, but Europe is starting to reopen after the COVID-19 lockdown, at least for us Europeans.  This page will help you keep tabs on what's open, what's closed, what trains are now running, and how to check.

  Can you travel?

  Train service update, to/from the UK

  Train service update, by country

  Train service update, outside Europe

Last updated  3 July.  This information is intended to point you in the right direction, but please double-check things at the official sites and note my disclaimer.

Can you travel?

1.  Foreign Office travel advice... 

The UK Foreign Office has been advising against all non-essential travel from the UK to anywhere since 17 March, see www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice.  It's unclear when this will be lifted.  It's advisory, not legally binding, but it invalidates most travel insurance.  British travellers are advised to stay at home until further notice.

It's likely an announcement today, Friday will overturn this with effect from tomorrow, Saturday 4 July, for a list of up to 75 countries, including much of Europe, e.g. France, Italy, Spain, Germany, Netherlands.  Stay tuned!  See www.independent.co.uk/travel/news-and-advice/coronavirus

If you're not from the UK, check your own government's travel advice website, for example in the USA check travel.state.gov, in Canada check travel.gc.ca, in Australia check www.smartraveller.gov.au.

2.  Restrictions on entering European countries... 

Many countries are now emerging from coronavirus lockdown, but borders may initially have reopened only for certain nationalities, other nationalities may not be allowed in, or allowed in only for essential purposes with a compulsory quarantine.  To check the situation for European countries, use these sites:

  reopen.europa.eu/en - select your destination country, also check countries you pass through.  Official EU site.

  www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice - official UK Foreign Office website.  Select the country then entry requirements.

Countries that are now open to UK & most European travellers...

France, Belgium, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Italy, Spain, Germany, Sweden, Croatia, Serbia, Turkey & (as far as I can tell) Poland.

Travellers from the UK & many other European countries may now enter these countries freely for any purpose including tourism.  Apart from France (explained below) there is no longer any quarantine requirement.  But always double-check!

On paper, France has a 14-day quarantine for arrivals from the UK, but this is voluntary and essentially only a diplomatic tit-for-tat response to the UK imposing its pointless quarantine on arrivals from France, as explained in point 3 below.

The Czech Republic is also reportedly added to this list from 1 July, though it seems FCO advice has yet to catch up.

Denmark can also be visited by UK tourists, but strangely only if you stay there at least 6 nights.

Countries that remain totally or partially closed...

Portugal (due to reopen 1 July), Norway, Austria, Hungary, Slovenia, Romania, Greece, Russia are all still closed to UK travellers due to coronavirus lockdown, to name just a few.  Bulgaria has a 14-day quarantine for arrivals from the UK.

In the Netherlands there's a 'strongly advised' 14-day self-quarantine for arrivals from the UK & Sweden which is likely to remain for a while, see www.government.nl.

Overseas visitors from outside Europe may face greater restrictions on entry than UK & other European citizens, so check reopen.europa.eu/en.  EU borders are closed to overseas visitors except for essential travel, this may start to change in some cases from July for citizens of Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Thailand, Japan, China, Morocco, but probably not for the USA for a while.

3.  UK quarantine...

The UK introduced a 14-day quarantine for all arrivals into the UK from 8 June onwards.  This includes UK nationals returning home after a trip.  Frankly, it's largely pointless at this stage, mainly done for PR purposes.  It's not known how long this will last.

It's likely an announcement today, Friday will overturn this with effect from 10 July, for a list of up to 75 countries, including much of Europe, e.g. France, Italy, Spain, Netherlands.  Stay tuned!  See www.independent.co.uk/travel/news-and-advice.

4.  Reduced train service...

In March, most European countries reduced train services & often cancelled cross-border trains completely.  Many services are now resuming, as explained below.  You can check the situation on a specific route by running an enquiry on the operator's journey planner.  For France, Benelux, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Switzerland use www.trainline.eu.

Remember that just because a train is running, it doesn't mean you can use it - you still have to check COVID-19 restrictions for those countries as explained in point 2!

Face coverings are mandatory on public transport in many countries (for example UK, France, Belgium, Italy and from 6 July, Switzerland) and recommended in others.


  Eurostar travel in time of coronavirus / COVID-19
   

Train service update, to/from UK...

London to Paris by Eurostar:  Since April only 1 Eurostar per day has run between London & Paris, leaving late morning.  This increases to 3 per day from 9 July and up to 6 trains should run each way from 23 July (that may be subject to change, of course).  Masks must be worn.  Catering & WiFi are suspended, so bring your own supplies.  See www.eurostar.com/uk-en/travel-info/service-information/coronavirus-and-eurostar-service.  Check times at www.eurostar.com, raileurope.co.uk or www.trainline.eu.

Paris & Lille to other French destinations:  French domestic trains now returning to normal, Check times at raileurope.co.uk or www.trainline.euFrench domestic night trains resume from 3 July, but no Paris-Latour de Carol train due to engineering works until 30 August.

Paris to Switzerland:  TGV-Lyria is now running 3 or 4 trains per day Paris-Geneva, 2 per day Paris-Basel, 1 per day Paris-Lausanne from 15 June.  This should increase from 3 July, and Paris-Zurich trains should also be reinstated then.  Check times at raileurope.co.uk or www.trainline.eu.

Paris to Italy (day trains):  Paris-Turin-Milan TGVs resumed from 2 June, 2 or 3 per day each way.  Check times at raileurope.co.uk or www.trainline.eu.

Paris to Italy (sleeper):  Paris-Venice Thello sleeper train remains suspended until at least 31 July. But 2 out of 3 Nice-Milan Thello day trains resumed 4 June.

Paris to Spain:  One daily Paris-Barcelona TGV resumed from 30 June, at 10:14 from Paris to Barcelona & (from 1 July) at 10:10 from Barcelona to Paris.  The Marseille-Avignon-Barcelona AVE also resumed both ways on 1 July.  Other cross-border TGV/AVE trains (including the afternoon Paris-Barcelona TGV, the additional summer-only Paris-Barcelona TGVs & Lyon-Barcelona AVE) remain suspended.  Check times at raileurope.co.uk or www.trainline.eu.

Paris to Portugal:  Hendaye-Lisbon & Madrid-Lisbon sleeper trains are suspended and unlikely to resume until the Portuguese border opens, possibly July.

Paris to Munich, Frankfurt, Cologne, Germany:  Paris-Germany trains resumed in May, but initially only a very limited service of 2 or 3 trains Paris-Karlsruhe & Paris-Frankfurt, more will be added in early July and mid-July.  Paris-Munich yet to resume, but journey possible with a change.  One Thalys per day now running Paris-Cologne.  Check times at www.bahn.de.

London to Lyon, Avignon, Marseille by direct EurostarThe direct train from London to the South of France briefly went on sale with departures in the system from 24 July, but these all disappeared again the following week, and Eurostar now say that this train won't run in 2020 or (more surprisingly) 2021.

London to Brussels by Eurostar:  There is currently only 1 Eurostar per day in late morning from London to Brussels.  This is planned to increase to 3 or 4 trains each way in July.  Masks must be worn.  Catering & WiFi are suspended, so bring your own supplies.  See www.eurostar.com/uk-en/travel-info/service-information/coronavirus-and-eurostar-service.  Check times at www.eurostar.com, raileurope.co.uk or www.trainline.eu.

Brussels to Amsterdam, Cologne, Germany & beyond:

- Belgian domestic trains restored 80% of normal service as from 4 May.

- Brussels-Rotterdam-Amsterdam InterCity trains now running normally every hour or two.  However, only 1 Thalys per day is running.

- Brussels-Luxembourg trains running normally, check times at www.trainline.eu.

- Brussels-Cologne-Frankfurt ICE trains have almost all now resumed (www.bahn.de), but only 1 Brussels-Cologne Thalys per day is currently running, mid-morning.

- German domestic trains including Cologne-Berlin & Cologne-Munich running almost normally, check times at www.bahn.de.

- Germany-Switzerland daytime trains now running more or less normally, check times at www.bahn.de.

- Germany-Austria daytime trains now running more or less normally, check times at www.bahn.de.

- Munich-Zurich EuroCity trains resumed on 8 June, check times at www.bahn.de.

- Hamburg-Copenhagen Intercity trains resumed running in May, 2 out of 3 running, one is still cancelled, check times at www.bahn.de.

- Berlin-Prague EuroCity trains (except the Hungaria to Budapest) running normally as from 15 June, check times at www.bahn.deHungaria resumes 3 July.

- Munich-Verona-Venice EuroCity trains resumed 25 June, initially 3 per day, later increasing, check times at www.bahn.de.

- Munich-Prague trains resumed 22 June, check times at www.cd.cz.

- Munich-Budapest Kalman Imre sleeper is running normally, Check at www.trainline.eu or www.oebb.at.

- Berlin-Warsaw EuroCity trains & Berlin-Gdansk/Gydnia EuroCity train resumed 22 June, check times at www.bahn.de.

London to Amsterdam by Eurostar:  Eurostar is suspended all it's direct trains from London to Amsterdam, but one per day (11:04) resumes from 9 July, with an 11:15 Amsterdam to London service with a change in Brussels starting 13 July.  Check times at www.eurostar.com, raileurope.co.uk or www.trainline.eu.  In the meantime, either change in Brussels or use the Stena Line ferry service instead.

London to Amsterdam by Stena Line: Stena Line is still sailing day & night between Harwich & Hoek van Holland, although they have temporarily stopped selling SailRail combined train & ferry tickets you can still make the London-Amsterdam train & ferry journey if essential using a ferry foot passenger ticket and separate train tickets.

Amsterdam to Germany:  Amsterdam-Berlin IC trains & Amsterdam-Cologne-Frankfurt ICE trains resumed almost normal service from 1 June, see www.bahn.de.

Brittany Ferries originally suspended all UK-France & UK-Spain sailings, some resume 28 June, but until further notice they're not taking foot passengers, only motorists.  See www.brittany-ferries.co.uk.

DFDS has suspended their Newcastle-Amsterdam ferry, check the latest situation at www.dfds.co.uk.


  Train travel in time of coronavirus / COVID-19
   

Train service update, by country...

I'll try to keep on top of this, but you can check the very latest 'live' situation by running an enquiry on the relevant operator's journey planner!, or for France, Benelux, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Switzerland use www.trainline.euIf you have any updates I've missed, please email me!

Austria...

- Domestic trains are running normally, including domestic Nightjet Bregenz-Vienna, check times at www.oebb.at or www.trainline.eu.

- To Germany:  Austria-Germany EC & ICE trains now running normally, having resumed service on 15 June, check times at www.bahn.deNightjet sleepers to Berlin, Hamburg, Cologne, Dusseldorf to resume 26 June, check times at www.oebb.at or www.trainline.eu.

- To Switzerland:  Zurich-Innsbruck-Salzburg Vienna railjets resumed normal service from 15 June, check times at www.oebb.at or www.trainline.eu.  The Nightjet sleeper from Vienna to Zurich to resume by end of June.

- To Italy:  1 of the 2 Vienna-Venice railjets resumed 22 June, check times at www.oebb.at or www.trainline.eu (Munich-) Innsbruck-Verona-Bologna/Venice EC trains due to resume initially with 3 per day each way from 25 June, check times at www.oebb.at or www.trainline.euNightjet sleepers from Vienna & Salzburg to Venice, Milan, Florence & Rome should resume by the end of June, check times at www.oebb.at or www.trainline.eu.

- To Hungary:  Some railjet trains now running between Vienna & Budapest, normal service should be restored from 1 July.  Check times at www.trainline.eu or www.oebb.at.

- To Czech Republic:  Vienna-Prague railjets & Linz-Prague Intercity trains resumed normal service from 15 June, check times at www.oebb.at or www.trainline.eu.

- To Slovakia:  Vienna-Bratislava regional trains now running normally, check times at www.oebb.at or www.trainline.eu.

- To Romania:  Dacia Express Vienna-Brasov-Bucharest resumes 1 July.

- To Slovenia & Croatia: Vienna-Zagreb & Vienna-Ljubljana day trains resumed from 22 June, check times at www.oebb.at or www.trainline.eu.

- To Krakow, Warsaw & Poland:  Vienna - Krakow/Warsaw trains resumed 22 June, initially without catering.  Check times at www.oebb.at.

Belgium...

- 80% of normal domestic train service was restored on 4 May, check times at www.belgianrail.be.

- To London:  Only one Brussels-London Eurostar is running per day, but this should increase to several per day in July, see www.eurostar.com.

- To Paris & France:  Only a handful of Brussels-Paris Thalys trains are running each day, check at www.thalys.com.  Direct TGVs from Brussels to Lyon & other French cities have resumed running, check times at www.trainline.eu.

- To Amsterdam & the Netherlands:  Brussels-Antwerp-Rotterdam-Amsterdam intercity trains running normally more or less every hour, see www.nsinternational.nl.  However, currently only 1 Thalys per day Brussels-Amsterdam, this may increase in July,

- To Cologne & Germany:  Brussels-Cologne-Frankfurt ICE trains also running almost normally, just a small service reduction, check times at www.bahn.de.  However, currently only 1 Thalys per day Brussels-Cologne, this may increase in July,

- To Luxembourg:  Virtually normal service has resumed, check times at www.trainline.eu.

- To Austria:  The Nightjet sleeper from Brussels to Munich, Innsbruck & Vienna resumed from 29 June.  Check at www.trainline.eu or www.oebb.at.

Bulgaria... 

- Check domestic times at www.bdz.bg.

- Sofia-Istanbul Express sleeper train remains suspended.

- Sofia-Belgrade train suspended, but it should resume from 1 July.

- Sofia-Bucharest train suspended, but it should resume from 6 July.

Croatia...

- Domestic trains including Zagreb-Split are running with some reductions, check times at www.hzpp.hr

- Zagreb-Zurich sleeper resumed 29 June, check times at www.oebb.at or www.trainline.eu

- Zagreb-Munich sleeper resumed 28 June, check times at www.oebb.at or www.trainline.eu

- Zagreb-Ljubljana-Munich day train resumed 22 June, check times at www.bahn.de

- Zagreb-Vienna day train resumes 22 June, check times at www.oebb.at or www.trainline.eu.

- Zagreb-Belgrade train suspended.  Check if it's resumed at www.srbvoz.rs/en/timetable.

Czech Republic...

- Domestic trains are running, check times at www.cd.cz.

- Normal service has resumed on Prague-Berlin (apart from one train that goes to/from Budapest), check times at www.bahn.de.

- normal service has resumed on Prague-Vienna & Prague-Linz, check times at www.oebb.at or www.trainline.eu.

- Trains are now running between Prague & Bratislava, check times at www.cd.cz.

- Prague-Budapest trains remain suspended, check at www.cd.cz.  Trains appear to resume normally from 15 July.

- Prague-Krakow/Warsaw trains resumed 22 June, check times at www.cd.cz.

- Leo Express Krakow-Prague trains resume 3 July, check at www.leoexpress.com.

Denmark...

- Domestic trains are running, with some reductions, check at www.dsb.dk.

- Hamburg-Copenhagen Intercity trains are now running, but with only 2 out of the normal 3 in each direction, check times at www.bahn.de

- There are currently no direct Copenhagen-Stockholm trains, you must change at Malmo.  Check times at www.sj.se.

- DFDS Copenhagen-Oslo ferry running, but with reduced days of operation, check at www.dfds.co.uk.

Finland...

- Domestic trains are running, check times at www.vr.fi.

- International trains to Russia currently suspended, check at www.vr.fi or www.rzd.ru.

- Stockholm-Helsinki direct ferries suspended, you can still use the Stockholm-Turku ferries and train connection to Helsinki.

France...

- Domestic train service is now virtually normal, check times at raileurope.co.uk or www.trainline.eu

- French domestic night trains resume from 3 July, but no Paris-Latour de Carol night train due to engineering works until 30 August (you have to change at Toulouse for a replacement bus to Latour).

- To London:  Reduced Eurostar service, just 1 train per day, increasing to 3 in early July, 6 from 23 July.  See www.eurostar.com.

- To Brussels: Only a handful of Thalys high-speed trains are running per day between Paris & Brussels, but this should increase in July.  See www.thalys.com.

- To Amsterdam:  Only 1 Thalys high-speed trains is running per day between Paris & Amsterdam, but this should increase in July.  See www.thalys.com.

- To Germany:  Limited TGV/ICE service, 2 trains per day from Paris to Karlsruhe & Frankfurt, none to Stuttgart or Munich, check times at www.bahn.de.  More trains will be added from early July & mid-July, including one to Stuttgart.  Only 1 daily Thalys high-speed trains is running between Paris & Cologne, more will be added in July.

- To Switzerland by TGV-Lyria:  Reduced service of 3 or 4 trains per day Paris-Geneva, 2 per day Paris-Basel, 1 per day Paris-Lausanne from 15 June.  This may increase from 3 July, when Paris-Zurich trains should be reinstated.  Check times at raileurope.co.uk or www.trainline.eu.

- To Italy:  TGVs from Paris to Turin & Milan are running almost normally, up to 3 trains per day each way, check times at raileurope.co.uk or www.trainline.euThello sleeper train from Paris to Milan & Venice still suspended until at least 31 July.  Thello day trains from Nice to Genoa & Milan have resumed, initially with just 2 of the normal 3 per day running.

- To Spain:  One Paris to Barcelona TGV resumed from 30 June, at 10:14 from Paris.  The 10:10 from Barcelona to Paris will resume from 1 July.  The Marseille-Avignon-Barcelona AVE also resumes on 1 July.  Other France-Spain cross-border trains remain suspended, but may be restored as demand increases.  Check times at raileurope.co.uk or www.trainline.eu.

- To Portugal:  Sud Express from Hendaye to Lisbon suspended at least until Portugal reopens borders, possibly July.

Germany...

- Virtually normal domestic service now restored, check times at www.bahn.de.

- To Paris:  Germany to Paris by TGV/ICE:  Only a limited service running, just a couple of services per day from Karlsruhe & Frankfurt to Paris, none yet from Stuttgart or Munich, check times using www.bahn.de.  More trains will be added from early July & mid-July, including one to Stuttgart.  Cologne-Paris by Thalys:  Only 1 Thalys per day operating, should increase in July.

- To Brussels:  Frankfurt-Cologne-Brussels ICE trains are running almost normally with just a small service reduction, check times at www.bahn.de.  Currently only 1 Thalys per day Cologne-Brussels, but this will increase in July.

- To Amsterdam:  Frankfurt/Cologne/Dusseldorf-Amsterdam ICE trains & Berlin-Amsterdam Intercity trains have resumed almost normal service, check times at www.bahn.de.

- To Switzerland:  EC & ICE trains between Germany & Basel, Zurich & Switzerland have resumed normal service, check times at www.bahn.de,  The Nightjet sleeper from Hamburg & Berlin to Zurich will resume on 28 June, check at www.trainline.eu or www.oebb.at.

- To Italy:  Munich to Verona, Bologna, Venice by Brenner EuroCity trains are suspended, but 3 per day resume from 25 June, check at www.bahn.de. The Nightjet sleepers from Munich to Milan, Venice, Florence & Rome will resume at the end of June.

- To Austria:  Germany to Innsbruck, Salzburg, Vienna by EC & ICE trains:  Normal service has resumed, check times at www.bahn.de,  The Nightjet sleepers from Hamburg, Dusseldorf, Cologne to Innsbruck & Vienna will resume from 27 June, check at www.trainline.eu or www.oebb.at.

- To Denmark & Sweden:  Hamburg to Copenhagen by Intercity train: 2 out of the normal 3 trains per day are now running, check times at www.bahn.de.  The Snalltaget Malmo-Berlin night train will not run in 2020, but will return in 2021.

- To the Czech Republic:  Berlin to Prague by EuroCity train & Munich to Prague:  Normal service has resumed, check times at www.bahn.de,

- To Hungary:  Munich to Budapest by Kalman Imre sleeper train:  Running normally, but Munich-Budapest railjets are still suspended beyond Vienna, check at www.trainline.eu.  Berlin-Budapest Hungaria resumes 2 July, but diverted due to bridge repairs so retimed.

- To Slovenia & Croatia:  The Munich-Ljubljana-Zagreb sleeper resumed 28 June, check at www.trainline.eu or www.oebb.at.  The Munich-Ljubljana-Zagreb afternoon day train resumes 22 June, check at www.bahn.de.

- To Poland:  Berlin to Warsaw by EuroCity trains resumed 22 June when Poland reopened the border, check at www.bahn.de.

Greece...

- Domestic trains are running, check at www.trainose.gr.

- Ferries are running from Italy to Greece, check at www.superfast.com.

- The international trains from Sofia to Thessaloniki & Belgrade to Thessaloniki remain suspended.

Hungary...

- Domestic trains are running, check at www.mavcsoport.hu.

- The Munich-Budapest sleeper train is running normally, see www.trainline.eu or www.oebb.at.

- Some railjet trains are now running between Vienna & Budapest, but not yet direct between Budapest & Munich or Zurich.  Normal service may be restored from 1 July, check times at www.trainline.eu or www.oebb.at.

- Budapest-Bratislava/Prague EuroCity trains remain suspended, check at www.cd.cz.  Trains appear to resume normally from 15 July.  Budapest-Berlin Hungaria resumes 2 July, but diverted due to bridge repairs so retimed to leave Budapest earlier.

- Many other international trains remain suspended, check at www.mavcsoport.hu.

Italy...

- Virtually normal domestic train service resumed in early June, check times at www.trenitalia.com or www.trainline.eu.  On domestic sleepers you'll have to book an entire sleeper or couchette compartment, no sharing with other passengers until further notice.

- Milan-Turin-Paris TGVs are now running almost normally, check times at raileurope.co.uk or www.trainline.eu.

- Thello sleeper train between Venice, Milan & Paris is suspended & will remain so until at least 31 July, check at Thello.com  or raileurope.co.uk or www.trainline.eu.

- A limited service of 3 daily Munich-Verona-Bologna/Venice EuroCity trains resumed from 25 June, check times at www.bahn.de

- Switzerland-Milan EuroCity trains resumed 29 June, initially 50% of normal service, increasing in mid-August, full normal service by 7 September.  Check times at raileurope.co.uk or www.trainline.eu.

- 1 of the 2 Vienna-Venice railjets resumed from 22 June, check times at www.trainline.eu or www.oebb.at.

- Nightjet sleepers between Rome/Florence/Milan/Venice & Munich/Salzburg/Vienna resumed from 28 June, check using www.trainline.eu or www.oebb.at.

- Thello day trains between Milan, Genoa & Nice are running, but currently only 2 out of 3 operate, check times at Thello.com or raileurope.co.uk or www.trainline.eu.

Luxembourg...

- Check domestic trains at www.cfl.lu

- Normal service is running between Luxembourg & Brussels, check times at www.trainline.eu.

- Normal service is running between Luxembourg & Netherlands, check times at www.nsinternational.nl or www.trainline.eu.

- Normal service is running between Luxembourg & Germany, check times at www.bahn.de.

- Trains are running between Paris & Luxembourg, and on the Luxembourg-Metz-Strasbourg corridor, check times at www.trainline.eu or raileurope.co.uk.

Netherlands...

- Normal Dutch domestic trains are now running, check times at www.ns.nl

- To Belgium:  Amsterdam-Rotterdam-Antwerp-Brussels Intercity trains are running normally, almost every hour, see www.nsinternational.nl.  However only 1 Thalys high-speed train per day is running on the Amsterdam-Rotterdam-Brussels route, although this may increase in July, check times at www.thalys.com or www.nsinternational.nl.

- To Germany:  Amsterdam-Cologne-Frankfurt ICE trains & Amsterdam-Berlin IC trains are now running normally, check times at www.bahn.de

- To Paris:  Only 1 Thalys per day is running on the Amsterdam-Paris route, this may increase in July, check times at www.thalys.com or www.nsinternational.nl.

Norway...

- Domestic trains are running with some reductions, check times at www.vy.no or entur.no.

- Oslo-Stockholm & Oslo-Gothenburg international trains are suspended, check at www.sj.se.

- DFDS Oslo-Copenhagen ferry running, but with reduced days of operation, check at www.dfds.co.uk.

Poland...

- Domestic trains are running, check times at www.intercity.pl.

- Warsaw-Berlin EuroCity trains resumed from 22 June, check times at www.bahn.de.

- Warsaw/Krakow - Prague trains resumed from 22 June 2020, initially without catering, check times at www.cd.cz.

- Warsaw/Krakow - Vienna trains resumed from 22 June 2020, check times at www.trainline.eu or www.oebb.at.

- Leo Express Krakow-Prague trains resume 3 July, check times at www.leoexpress.com.

- Warsaw-Moscow trains remain suspended, check at www.rzd.ru.

Portugal...

- Check domestic train times at www.cp.pt.

- International trains are suspended.  Madrid-Lisbon sleeper & Lisbon-Hendaye Sud Express sleeper remain suspended, at least until Portugal opens its borders, due on 1 July.

Romania...

- Domestic trains are running, check times at www.cfrcalatori.ro.

- Bucharest-Vienna & Bucharest-Budapest to resume from 1 July.

- Bucharest-Sofia train should to from 6 July.

- Check trains from Budapest to Romania at www.mavcsoport.hu, from Vienna to Romania at www.oebb.at, from Romania to Hungary, Austria & Bulgaria at www.cfrcalatori.ro.

Russia...

- Domestic trains within Russia are running, check times at www.rzd.ru.

- International trains between Paris/Nice/Berlin/Warsaw & Moscow remain suspended. 

- Trans-Siberian international trains between Moscow, Mongolia & Beijing have been suspended.

Serbia... 

- Belgrade-Zagreb train suspended.  Check if it's resumed at www.srbvoz.rs/en/timetable.

- Belgrade-Sofia train suspended, but should resume from 1 July.

Slovakia...

- Domestic trains are running, check times at www.zssk.sk.

- Bratislava - Prague trains are running, check times at www.cd.cz.

- Bratislava - Vienna trains are running, check times at www.trainline.eu or www.oebb.at.

- Bratislava - Budapest EuroCity trains remain suspended until further notice.

Slovenia...

- Ljubljana-Zurich sleeper resumes 29 June, check times at www.trainline.eu or www.oebb.at

- Ljubljana-Munich sleeper resumes 28 June, check times at www.trainline.eu or www.oebb.at

- Ljubljana-Munich day train resumes 22 June, check at www.bahn.de.

- Ljubljana-Vienna day train resume 22 June, check times at www.trainline.eu or www.oebb.at.

Spain...

- Reduced domestic service running, check times at raileurope.co.uk or www.trainline.eu.

- One daily Barcelona-Paris TGV resumes from 1 July, at 10:10, the afternoon Barcelona-Avignon-Marseille AVE also resumes from 1 July, check times at raileurope.co.uk or www.trainline.eu.

- Madrid-Lisbon sleeper remains suspended until at least when the Portuguese border opens, possibly July.

Sweden...

- Domestic trains are running, with some reductions, check times at www.sj.se.

- There are currently no direct Stockholm-Copenhagen trains, you must currently change at Malmo, check times at www.sj.se.

- Stockholm-Oslo & Gothenburg-Oslo international trains are suspended, check times at www.sj.se.

- The Snalltaget Malmo-Berlin night train will not run in 2020, but will return in 2021.

- Stockholm-Helsinki direct ferries suspended, you can still use the Stockholm-Turku ferries and train connection to Helsinki.

Switzerland...

- Domestic Swiss trains returned to almost normal service on 8 June, check times at www.sbb.ch or www.trainline.eu

- Glacier Express running, but only the main daily departure, not the usual extra summer trains, unless demand increases.

- Bernina Express running normally.

- TGV-Lyria is running 3 or 4 trains per day Paris-Geneva, 2 per day Paris-Basel, 1 per day Paris-Lausanne from 15 June.  This may increase from 3 July, when Paris-Zurich trains should be reinstated.  Check times at raileurope.co.uk or www.trainline.eu.

- EuroCity trains between Switzerland & Italy resume from 29 June, initially 50% of normal service, increasing in mid-August, full normal service by 7 September.  Check times at raileurope.co.uk or www.trainline.eu.

- Normal service has now resumed Switzerland-Germany & Switzerland-Austria, except for Nightjet sleepers which will resume in late June. 

- Zurich-Prague sleeper resumes 28 June, check at www.cd.cz.

- Zurich-Zagreb sleeper resumes 29 June, check times at www.trainline.eu or www.oebb.at

Turkey...

- Domestic trains are running, but with a special arrangement to trace & track, see www.tcddtasimacilik.gov.tr.

- Sofia-Istanbul Express sleeper train is suspended until further notice.

- The international trains to/from Iran are suspended until further notice.

Train service outside Europe...

Russian domestic trains are running, including on the Trans-Siberian Railway to Vladivostok, but international trains between Moscow, Mongolia & Beijing are suspended until further notice due to coronavirus lockdown.

In the USA, Amtrak trains are running with some service reductions, see amtrak.com.  It's reported that Amtrak plans to reduce long-distance trains from daily to 3 times a week from October until summer 2021, as travel demand has reduced due to coronavirus.

In Canada, VIA Rail have now said the Toronto-Vancouver Canadian and Montreal-Halifax Ocean are cancelled until 1 November.

In Australia, Ghan and Indian Pacific are suspended.

In New Zealand, all KiwiRail Scenic trains are suspended until further notice, but the TransAlpine will resume from 4 July, initially weekends only.

In India, service was drastically reduced and even stopped, but is now slowly resuming.

In Thailand, train service has been drastically reduced but is slowly being increased back towards normal.

In Vietnam, DSVN had cut service to just one train on the Hanoi-Saigon Reunification route, but by early May this has been restored to 3 trains per day, almost normal service but not quite.  Hanoi-Lao Cai trains are being restored, initially only at weekends.


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