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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 how to 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 apparent that we need to start changing quickly if we want to fight climate change and leave a liveable planet for generations to come. 


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Why is Interrail the greenest choice?


Responsible choices

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 train travel emissions have decreased for years.


Slim down your footprint

See for yourself that Interrail is the greener choice: we've selected three 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: over-tourism. 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.