For links to just about all railroads, and many nice pictures,
J. Smilde's railway page. (note: this link is often
to New York Airports (General)
International City List
Bus Lines (US and Canada)
Pan -- The busline that gives its schedule in .gif format.
Passenger Rail Services VIA
Britrail Information from
Britrail -- Somewhat slow (includes information on passes) British
Rail Information from the British Railways board -- Somewhat better
These are trains links that involve two or more countries.
-- The train that goes between London, Paris and Brussels.
The Subway navigator
one of the best sites. Connects any two points in any city. See also GIRO.
Europe - fares -- Overpriced fares for European travel (available in
are big TGV-like trains between France, Belgium, and Holland.
European Ferry Links
Shipping companies have a ways to go in terms of getting online. Indeed,
it is downright frustrating trying to get information out of them. Note:
although I have taken most of these lines
I have nothing to do with them. Please tell me of any correction, clarrifications
or additions. Additionally, I am interested in knowing any progress people
have made on hitching rides with freight companies... if you are interested,
here is a list.
Also check out the Ferry Network
of Aarhus -- Not necessarily passenger per se, but conieveably
-- not much info
Line Travel Center -- Going to and from Norway, Denmark,
Sweden, Germany, England
Ferries -- Very little
Dane Sea Line
-- Serves Rhodes, Kos, Kalymnos, Leros, Patmos, Astipalea
Piraeus, Rhodes, Kos, Thessaloniki, Samos, and Cyprus.
Eimskip -- The Iceland
steamship company (perhaps a way to get accross the Atlantic)
Crossings From Britain -- A nice table of where you can go by boat
in Europe -- Another valient attempt at putting the boats on the web.
-- Some good non-web information in French about youths traveling on ferries.
K0benhavn to Malmö in style (in Swedish) homepage.
See also Pilen
Fylkesbaatane -- Norwegian
Hoverspeed -- England to
France as fast as possible (well, almost)
Hurtigruten -- Norwegian Coastal
Ferry Terminal -- For those who like to cross
the channel a little too much.
Ferries -- Ireland to France and the UK (no schedules to France)
Man Stream Packet Company -- To Douglas more
Isles of Scilly Steamship Co -- Not much info, but try this
page and by mail
Ferries -- Some timetables and information on Italian ferries
NordöLink -- Malmöto
Irish Ferries -- Belfast to Liverpool
Pilen -- K0benhavn to
Malmi in style (in Swedish). See also Flygbatarna
Polferries -- Malmö
line -- they go around the world, and it might be possible to get a
ride with them
-- If they are not Scottish, they are crap.
More Dover to Calais routes
Line (in every language, but English): PicturesPS:
The Silja line is cool
Line -- They go everywhere
to Immingham, Gothenburg
to Ghent, and Immingham
Freight Services -- Limited passenger services
around Portsmouth, Caen, Roscroff, etc.
European Ferries -- Dover to Calais; Portsmouth to Cherbourg,
Le Havre and Bilbao, and Larne - Cairnryan.
Scottish Ferries -- Scotland to Norway
-- Wales to Ireland
Cool Travel Links
These deserve special mention. Although they may be trying to sell
something, they provide information that is otherwise hard to come by.
hints from Thetrip.com
-- contains some interesting stuff about airports. Mainly exists to sell
aviation links -- Cool aviation links from the Netherlands.
Airline internet resources -- A guide to everything airplane related.
Cyber Adventures --
Interesting travel tales.
Tracking from thetrip.com -- realtime data about where flights are
Trax Query System -- graphical flight information
-- links to transit systems, and other useful stuff
Europe through the back door
-- Rick Steve's guide to doing everything cheaply (and though him.)
TheTrip.com -- Information
about individual airports.
Bibliography -- Eric Payne's collection of transportation resources.
Travel Kiosk -- A nice
collection of travel links, tips, and photos.
US Department of State
The US Department of State puts out two publications (?) that can come
in handy in either justifying a trip or getting out of going on it. They
Info Sheet -- visa and crime information
Requirements. The DOS finally got around to writing out a complete
list off all the entry requirements for US citizens. It might be
slightly inaccurate, but such is life.
Human rights reports
-- Although this Congressionally mandated report strives for objectivity
it is written with the knowledge that bad things said about a country will
adversly affect its relations with the US.
Everyone is always saying "READ THE FAQ." However, few people do. These
lists of "frequently asked questions" provide more than enough information
to tackle even the most annoying problems.
For advice on how to travel, consult the following FAQs:
tips -- Good packing
list from Czech republic (includes pictures of Czech
on-line on the Internet -- Spells out exactly what is out there.
The Art of Travel
-- More info.
Traveler's Handbook -- FAQ posting for rec.travel.air
lots of good information there.
FAQ -- Everyone says it is terrible, yet everyones does it.
Abroad FAQ -- Dealing with Money Abroad
list FAQ -- rates how important it is to bring certain items
the World Travel -- People going around the world and subjecting us
to the details.
Travelite FAQ -- Pack even
less than before
Obviously, I have nothing to do with any of these services, and
I take no responsibility if you get shot while on a trip provided by any
of them. Furthermore, if they take your money complain to the Better
Business Bureau, your credit card company, and sue them in small claims
Air Discounts -- Neat,
but they ask for too much information in advance.
Flights Information System -- Cumbersome yet simply. This service is
worth browsing because it links to the airlines rather than SABRE or other
Alls Supermarket of Travel
-- Swiss travel agent offering last-minute specials and good
rates to the states.
Flight reservations -- Direct link to SABRE's competition.
Coastline Travel Advisors
-- Who claim they can get cheap airfares.
Travel Agent -- The ever popular flifo
Booking System -- Neat interface.
-- Cheap fares, and notification of fare wars. You have to sign up, however.
Global express travel and tours
-- Good deals on last minute stateside travel.
online travel -- Nice because it has a calendar
Yellow (British) -- A nice system of finding the cheapest fare (responds
-- One with a "best fares finder"
Travelbug -- Another service,
but services such as frequent flyer vacations!
Travelersnet -- Rebates
70% of their commission
Travel Pro -- Lots
of travel information -- with good bookmarks.
Travel -- Flifo
These services specialize in bucket shop or consolidator fares. With
a little luck you can be flying for 10% of the cost of someone sitting
next to you.
On the Web
Discounted air Fares and reservations
High Adventure Travel -- Good
for round-the world travel
-- In my opinion, the best source for all consolidators.