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Rail Travel — Europe

Rail Travel — United States and Canada

Bus Travel — United States

Bus Travel — Europe

Die Bahn (rail site) — maintained by Germany's Deutsche Bahn railway.

Click on "International Guests" at the top, then click on "Travelservice" (Timetable)" at the left to access a form in English where you can enter any two cities in Europe, including Eastern Europe.

The next screen will show all departures, the type of train for each, arrival time, etc. Clicking on the features below will bring up a map of the route, as well as arrival and departure times for each city along the way.

Lists "all" trains in all European Countries.

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Amtrak-United States — offers travel specials throughout the year.

Via Rail - Canada — If you are aged 60 or over, VIA offers you a 10% discount! Caveat: there's one condition that may affect the youthful looking. If you don't look old enough, a member of their personnel may ask you for proof of age. (This 10% comes on top of other discounts available to all passengers.)

Business travelers — As a VIA Preference member, you’ll enjoy benefits, including free travel and a welcome bonus of 1,000 points.

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Greyhound-United States — Save on travel from coast to coast!

Buy online — SAVE 10%.

Megabus — low cost, daily express bus service

CHICAGO to and from: Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Detroit, Indianapolis, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, St. Paul, St. Louis

Express bus service from $1 (plus 50cents reservation fee)

California Shuttle Bus Service Between LA And SF Bay Area

Here's an alternative to driving, air travel and existing bus lines between Los Angeles and the San Francisco Bay Area.

Geared for travelers looking for a comfortable, convenient and safe bus service, the California Shuttle Bus features luxury buses with convenient pick-up and drop-off locations at major hotels as opposed to traditional bus terminals.

CA Shuttle Bus fares are $40 per person one-way or $60 per person one-way to reserve the seat adjacent as well. (
With gasoline prices high, California Bus Service is an economical and environmental alternative to driving.)

Departure time: 2-4pm; Arrive time: 9-10pm

To make a reservation, click:

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Busabout — allows you to control your travel plans. They provide the transportation and On-Board-Guides to point you in the right direction.

Their 66-city network allows you to explore as much or as little of Europe as you want.

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