In Europe, you have many reliable methods of transportation from which to choose and each has its pros and cons. You can travel by plane, bus, car, or train. Here, I want to tell you why I chose to take an 8.5 hour train ride to get from Cologne, Germany to Vienna, Austria instead of taking a 1 hour plane ride.
Like most western European countries, Germany has a great rail transportation system. Though expensive (unless you are a student), traveling by train is convenient, safe, and comfortable. And best of all, THEY ARE ON TIME. Hear that America? It’s possible to run a train/transportation service that is on time! Now, let’s explore some of the ups and downs of riding trains in Germany and I’ll show you how to save 50% on all train tickets within the country.