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Eurolines
UK tel (0990) 14 32 19
www.eurolines.co.uk

Busabout
tel (020) 79 50 16 61
www.busabout.com


The English Channel
The primary route from England to France across the English Channel is called Dover-Calais. The main English ferry port is Portsmouth, where you'll be able to go to either France or Spain.

Hoverspeed
UK tel (08705) 24 02 41
www.hoverspeed.co.uk

SeaFrance
UK tel (08705) 71 17 11
www.seafrance.co.uk

North & Baltic Sea Ferries:

Polferries (Sweden)
tel +46(40)12 17 00
www.polferries.se

Color Line (Norway)
tel +47 81 00 08 11
www.colorline.com

Silja Line (Finland)
tel +358(090)71 44 00
www.silja.com

Disabled Travelers' Guides:

Twin Peaks Press: (800) 637-2256

Disabled Travelers Travel Agencies
Accesible Journeys: (800) TINGLES
http://www.disabilitytravel.com

Flying Wheels Travel: (800) 535-6790

First Access: (800) 557-2047

Mobility Int'l: www.misua.org

The Access-Able Travel Source offers lots of links and personal accounts.
www.access-able.com

   


Trains are usually the fastest way to get where you want to go. When traveling by rail, you'll have 2 options:

Railpass: unlimited travel w/in a region and particular time period

Point-to-Point:
buy tickets as you go from one place to another

MULTI-NATIONAL RAIL PASSES:

EURAILPASS
Most of Western Europe (Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Ireland, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland. Not in UK. This pass is good if you will be traveling frequently. It can be purchased for a time of 15 days to 3 months worth of travel.

EUROPASS
5-15 days of unlimited travel in a 2 mo. period. Valid in France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and Switzerland, however additional zones can be added. This pass is better for those who have a planned itinerary.

Purchase your rail pass before leaving for Europe. Otherwise, prices will be marked up and they may be difficult to find.

YOUTHPASS
Don't overlook this pass!! It is a Second Class ticket for 12-26 year olds, and can save you lots.

SCANRAIL PASS
Denmark, Finland, Norway, & Sweden

BENELUX TOURRAIL PASS
Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg

BALKAN FLEXIPASS
Bulgaria, Greece, Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, Turkey


EUROPEAN EAST PASS
Austria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia

Where to Buy Your Pass:

Rail Europe

US tel (888)382-7245
www.raileurope.com

DER Travel Services
US tel (888)337-7350
www.dertravel.com

Council Travel
www.counciltravel.com

STA Travel
UK tel (020) 76 36 00 31
www.ctstravel.co.uk

   
     
 
       
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