With the right knowledge, traveling by train becomes even more comfortable and usually cheaper. The early selection of a ticket and sensible discount offers lead to noticeable savings. Choosing the right seat also increases comfort.

USA: With Amtrak from Chicago to San Francisco.

Zug in den USA

Compared to Asia and Europe, train connections in the USA are treated rather neglected. Although the rail network has made a significant contribution to the continent’s success, innovations remain in short supply. Since the introduction of express train traffic between the metropolises in the late 1960s, time has stood still.

Japan, Taiwan and China: The countries of fast luxury trains

Many Asian countries have an excellent route network and suitable express trains. The journey between the metropolises is shortened steadily with modern high-speed trains. Japan, China and Taiwan in particular outdo each other in terms of innovation and comfort.