Next stop: sustainable tourism
Jump on the fast-track to a greener future with sustainable tourism and Go one stop further to make all your trips environmentally friendly: be kind to strangers, yourself, and the beautiful world we all share. Slow down when you travel, support local businesses, and travel in an eco-friendly way. Responsible tourism matters, so learn more about how you can make a difference to travel as a catalyst for good.
What is sustainability?
Sustainability has many different meanings in different fields. One of the first definitions comes from a report by the World Commission on Environment and Development:
"Sustainability is development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs."
People, planet & profit
As time goes by, it's becoming more and more clear that we need to start changing quickly if we want to fight climate change and leave a liveable planet for the generations to come.
Why is Interrail the greenest choice?
We love that we're able to offer Europeans and the world a more responsible choice. We'll tell you all about the impact of travelling on the environment, and how you can travel sustainably by taking the train.
Rail is Green!
Did you know that transportation in the EU is responsible for around 31% of all the emitted CO2? That's a big chunk! We're happy to say that the emissions from train travel have been decreasing for years.
Slim down your footprint
See for yourself that Interrail is indeed the greener choice: we've selected 3 popular Interrail routes for you and compared the environmental impact of travelling by train, car and plane on these routes.
Go off the beaten path
Many popular cities in Europe feel it: overtourism. Barcelona, Venice and Amsterdam have taken measures to deal with the astounding number of tourists and protect their locals. Find out what you can do.
Check out our Magazine
Not really sure what your second sustainable step (Interrail is the first of course) should be? We've got you covered! Check out our articles about sustainability and responsible travel.