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Learning About Public Transport – France, Germany

By Paolo Matzi

Germany and France have both invested heavily in their public transportation infrastructures because they receive millions of visitors on business and pleasure travel each year. Driving in Europe in general can be expensive, so public transport France Germany offers an economic alternative for both visitor and local alike. After learning the system, the trolleys, buses and railways of France and Germany can get people where they wish to go.

Germany is a country that boasts a magnificent public transportation system. High speed trains connect major cities, small towns and make many stops in between. Buses and trolleys also carry passengers shorter trips and can get you almost anywhere you wish to visit with just a little foresight and planning. It can be stressful to drive in areas with which you are unfamiliar and you might miss more of the passing scenery if you have to focus on the road ahead of you. You also have less chance of getting lost with professional drivers at the wheel.

Choosing the railways is a popular choice in France, for both local and visitor alike. If you are going to a small town or a rural destination that does not have a train station, a bus line will most likely run from the nearest railways line. In Paris, the subway is called the Metro and is often the preferred method of transportation. Books of ten tickets are sold at the station or a pass can be purchased that is good for a set period of time.

As the number of automobiles increases, French and German roads often become clogged with traffic. By using the trains or trolleys, you can avoid this frustrating delay. Parking is also scare in most metropolises and is expensive if you are forced to pay to park. Also, gasoline and insurance add to the expense of driving a private car. Due to the extensive network of trains, trolleys and buses, this can be avoided altogether when traveling in Germany and France.

The high speed trains of French and Germany are often booked for overnight travel, sometimes to other European capitals. Passengers can book a sleeping compartment, but reservations are often required in advance. It is simple to go on the web and make these arrangements.

Travelers report enjoying this portion of their journeys quite a bit since they can pass an enjoyable evening chatting with others in transit and wake in the morning, refreshed and ready for the new day.

Public transport France Germany can help make your trip truly memorable. It may be easier and less expensive than renting a car and you might meet more locals and see more of the sights with someone else doing the driving. It takes a little effort to learn the system, but then you are free to move around the countries like a pro.

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