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Inter-railing trip plans!

On 30th August, my friend Aaron and I will be on our way to Europe for an inter-railing tour of 4 European countries. I’ve mentioned this trip a lot in #budgettravelhr, so I thought it was about time that I gave you a run down of our trip itinerary.

London Stansted –> Budapest

We’ll be starting at London Stansted and flying into Budapest, Hungary. We’ve got three nights in Budapest and after seeing lots of recent blog posts about the city, I can’t wait to visit. It’s supposed to be a cheap city to visit, so hopefully we’ll be able to see lots of amazing tourist sights without it costing too much.

Budapest –> Vienna

We’ll then be heading across the border to Austria and staying in Vienna for 2 nights. There’s a brilliant high speed rail service between Budapest and Vienna, so the journey should be around 2.5 hours. We chose Vienna as our next stop largely for this reason; we want to spend as little time as possible on the train during this trip. This will be my second time in Austria but first time in Vienna – I went to Salzburg in 2011.

Vienna –> Prague

I was in Prague for 5 nights back in April, so this is really just a brief stop on the way to Berlin. Vienna to Prague is around 4 hours, which is still not too long a journey. We’ll be in Prague for 2 nights, having a relaxing couple of days before getting the last train of our trip. 

Prague –> Berlin

Our final destination is Berlin. Berlin will probably be the most jam-packed part of our trip as there’s such a long list of sights we want to see. I’ve been to Berlin briefly before, but I hope to explore a lot more of the city on our inter-railing trip. We’ll be in Berlin for 3 nights and the journey from Berlin to Prague is also around 4 hours.

Berlin –> London Stansted

We’ll then fly back to the UK from Berlin, with lots of stories and photos from our tour.
I can’t wait for our trip, we’ve been planning it since last September.
Now it’s July, it really is only just around the corner.
Have you ever been inter-railing?
Thanks for reading my blog today.


  1. This is so exciting, I can't wait to hear all about your adventure!
    I'm really hoping to going inter-railing next Summer so I'don't love any tips you can give

    Tamsyn Elizabeth | Peaches and Bear

  2. Unknown says:

    I went interrailing last summer and it was almost the same itinerary! We did it the other way around and did Kraków instead of Vienna. Sounds like an amazing trip.

    Lisa |

  3. Unknown says:

    Enjoy! Some amazing places to see!

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