List of named passenger trains of Europe

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This article contains a list of named passenger trains in Europe, listed by country. Listing by country does eliminate some EuroCity services from the list, but they are listed on the relevant EuroCity page for daytime trains and the EuroNight page for nighttime trains. Also separately listed are the named City Night Line services.

Austria[edit]

Train Name Train Number Train Operator Train Endpoints Operated
CNL Donau Kurier Vienna (Westbahnhof) – Amsterdam (Centraal) present
D Chopin D 406/407 Vienna (Praterstern) – Warsaw (Wschodnia) present
R Dacia R 346/347 Vienna (Westbahnhof) – Bucharest present
EC Lehár EC 968/969 ÖBB Vienna (Westbahnhof) – Budapest (Nyugati) present
EC Mozart EC 68/69 ÖBB Vienna (Westbahnhof) – Munich (Hauptbahnhof) present
EC San Marco EC 111/114 ÖBB, Trenitalia Vienna (Westbahnhof) – Venice (Santa Lucia) present
EC Transalpin EC 162/163 ÖBB Vienna (Westbahnhof) – Basel 1958–2010
EN Don Giovanni EN 236/237 ČD, ÖBB, Trenitalia Prague (Main) – Vienna (Westbahnhof) – Venice (Santa Lucia) present
EN Donau-Spree-Kurier EN 228/229 Vienna (Westbahnhof) – Berlin (Wannsee) present
EN Hans Albers EN 490/491 Vienna (Westbahnhof) – Hamburg (Altona) present
EN Kalman Imre EN 462/463 Budapest (Nyugati) – Munich (Hauptbahnhof) present
EN Orient Express Discontinued CIWL Paris (l'Est) – Vienna (Westbahnhof) – Istanbul (Sirkeci) 1883–2009
EN Wiener Walzer EN 466/467 MÁV, ÖBB, ČD, SBB-CFF-FFS Budapest (Nyugati) – Vienna (Südbahnhof) – Prague (Main)
Budapest (Nyugati) – Vienna (Südbahnhof) – Zürich (Hauptbahnhof)
present
Giacomo Puccini Vienna (Südbahnhof) – Ancona present
EC Avala EC 344/345 Vienna (Westbahnhof) – Beograd present

Belarus[edit]

Train Name Train Number Train Operator Train Endpoints Operated
Belarus RŽD, BŽD Moscow (Belorussky) – Minsk (Main) present
Bug BŽD Minsk (Main) – Brest present
Lijetuva RŽD, BŽD, LG Moscow (Belorussky) – Minsk (Main) – Vilnius present
Lybid' RŽD, BŽD, UZ St. Petersburg (Vitebsky) – Kiev (Main) present
Mayak RŽD, BŽD, UZ St. Petersburg (Vitebsky) – Kiev (Main) – Odessa present
Minsk RŽD, BŽD Moscow (Belorussky) – Minsk (Main) present
Polonez RŽD, BŽD, PKP Moscow (Belorussky) – Minsk (Main) – Warsaw (West) present
Sibirjak DB, PKP, BŽD, RŽD, KTŽ Berlin (Hauptbahnhof) – Adler
Berlin (Hauptbahnhof) – Astana
Berlin (Hauptbahnhof) – Chelyabinsk
Berlin (Hauptbahnhof) – Kazan
Berlin (Hauptbahnhof) – Moscow (Belorussky)
Berlin (Hauptbahnhof) – Novosibirsk
Berlin (Hauptbahnhof) – St. Petersburg (Vitebsky)
Berlin (Hauptbahnhof) – Ufa
present
Slavyansky Express RŽD, BŽD Moscow (Belorussky) – Minsk (Main) present
Sozh RŽD, BŽD Moscow (Belorussky) – Gomel present
Svisloch RŽD, BŽD Moscow (Belorussky) – Minsk (Main) present
Vostok-Zapad Express RŽD, BŽD, PKP Moscow (Belorussky) – Minsk (Main) – Warsaw (Zachodnia) present
Yantar (Amber) RŽD, BŽD Moscow (Belorussky) – Minsk (Main) – Kaliningrad present
Zvezda RŽD, BŽD St. Petersburg (Vitebsky) – Minsk (Main) present

Belgium[edit]

Train Name Train Number Train Operator Train Endpoints Operated
Eurostar NMBS/SNCB, SNCF Brussels (Brussel-Zuid) or Paris (Gare du Nord) to London (St Pancras) 1994–present

Bulgaria[edit]

Train Name Train Number Train Operator Train Endpoints Operated
Chaika Sofia (Central) – KarlovoBourgas present
Slynchev Briag Sofia (Central) – PlovdivBourgas present
Zlatni Pyasatsi Sofia (Central) – Varna present
Yantra Sofia (Central) – Gorna Oriahovitsa present
Diana Sofia (Central) – Yambol present
Bulgaria Express Sofia (Central) – Moscow (Kiyevsky) present
Cherno More VarnaMinsk present

Czech Republic/Slovakia (formerly Czechoslovakia)[edit]

Train Name Train Number Train Operator Train Endpoints Operated
Brněnský drak Brno (Main) – Prague (Main) present
Karel Čapek Nuremberg (Hauptbahnhof) – Prague (Main) present
Slovenská strela Bratislava (Main) – Prague (Main) present
Tatran Bratislava (Main) – Košice present
Vltava Moscow (Belorussky) – Prague (Main) present

Finland[edit]

Train Name Train Number Train Operator Train Endpoints Operated
Allegro AE 30 ... AE 39 VR Group Helsinki (Central) – St. Petersburg (Finlyandsky) present (replaced Repin and Sibelius)
Aurora Borealis Express Discontinued VR Group Helsinki (Central) – Kolari discontinued
Tolstoi (formerly Lev Tolstoi) P 31/ P 32 RŽD Helsinki (Central) – Moscow (Leningradsky) present
Repin Discontinued VR Group Helsinki (Central) – St. Petersburg (Finlyandsky) withdrawn December 2010
Santa Claus Express Discontinued VR Group Helsinki (Central) – Rovaniemi discontinued
Sibelius Discontinued VR Group Helsinki (Central) – St. Petersburg (Finlyandsky) withdrawn December 2010

France[edit]

Train Name Train Number Train Operator Train Endpoints Operated
Caravaggio 9240/9249 SNCF, Trenitalia Paris (Lyon) – TorinoMilan (Central) Until December 2011
Catalán Talgo 70/71 Elipsos Montpellier (Saint-Roch) – Barcelona (Estació de França) present
Côte d'Azur Pullman Express Discontinued PLM Paris (Lyon) – Ventimiglia 1929–1939
EC Dumas EC 9242/9247 SNCF, Trenitalia Paris (Lyon) – TorinoMilan (Central) present
EC Iris EC 96/97 SBB, SNCF, SNCB Brussels (Midi/Zuid) – StrasbourgChur present
EC Jean Monnet Discontinued SBB, SNCF, SNCB Brussels (Midi/Zuid) – StrasbourgBasel present
EC Vauban EC 90/91 SBB, SNCF, SNCB Brussels (Midi/Zuid) – StrasbourgBrig present
Flèche d'Or Discontinued CF du Nord, SNCF Calais – Paris (Nord) 1925–1972
Le Train Bleu (The Blue Train) Discontinued SNCF CalaisFrench Riviera 1886–2003
Ligure SNCF, Trenitalia NiceMilan (Central) present
EC Manzoni EC 50/51 SNCF, Trenitalia Paris (Lyon) – TorinoMilan (Central) present
Le Mistral Discontinued SNCF Paris (Lyon) – Nice 1950–1982
Montecarlo SNCF, Trenitalia NiceNapoli present
Nord Express SNCF, NMBS/SNCB, NS, DB, DSB, PKP, BŽD, LD, RŽD Paris (Nord) – St. Petersburg (Vitebsky)
Paris (Nord) – Warsaw (Gdańska)
Paris (Nord) – Copenhagen (Central)
Paris (Nord) – Hamburg (Hauptbahnhof)
1896–1914
1918–1936
1945–2007
2007 – present
Orient Express Discontinued CIWL Strasbourg (Gare de Strasbourg) – Vienna (Westbahnhof) – Istanbul (Sirkeci) 1883 – 2009
Palatino Express EC 212/213 Thello Paris (Lyon) – Bologna (Central) – Florence (Santa Maria Novella) – Rome (Termini) 1890 – present (originally Rome Express)
EC Riviera dei Fiori EC 139/140 EC 159/160 SNCF, Trenitalia NiceMilan (Central) present
Rome Express CIWL Calais to Rome, later Paris to Rome 1890 – 1969, then renamed Palatino Express (see above)
EC Sanremo EC 143-146 SNCF, Trenitalia NiceMilan (Central) present
EC Stendahl EC 220/221 SNCF, Trenitalia Paris (Lyon) – Milan (Central) – Venice (Santa Lucia) present
Sud Express SNCF, RENFE, CP Paris (Montparnasse) – HendayeIrunLisbon (Santa Apolónia)
HendayeIrunLisbon (Santa Apolónia)
1896–1990
1990 – present
Talgo Mare Nostrum Elipsos Montpellier (Saint-Roch) – ValenciaLorca present
Tren de los Alpes Elipsos Bourg-Saint-MauriceMadrid (Chamartín) winter season
Trenhotel Francisco de Goya EN 406/409 Elipsos Paris (d'Austerlitz) – Madrid (Chamartín) present
Trenhotel Joan Miró EN 474/477 Elipsos Paris (d'Austerlitz) – Barcelona (Estació de França) present

Germany[edit]

Train Name Train Number Train Operator Train Endpoints Operated
Allersberg-Express DB Regio Nuremberg (Hauptbahnhof) – Allersberg 2006–present
Bavaria DB, SBB-CFF-FFS Munich (Hauptbahnhof) – Zurich (Hauptbahnhof) 1969–2002
Blauer Enzian DB, ÖBB Hamburg-AltonaKlagenfurt 1965–present (unnamed since the 1990s)
CNL Copernicus CNL 457/455 DB AutoZug Amsterdam CentraalPrague present
Helvetia DB, SBB-CFF-FFS Hamburg-AltonaZurich 1957–1979
Hungaria Budapest (Nyugati) – Hamburg (Hauptbahnhof) present
Karel Čapek R 350 / 353 Nuremberg (Hauptbahnhof) – Prague Praha-Holešovice railway station present
Franz Kafka R 354 / 357 Munich (Hauptbahnhof) – Prague Praha-Holešovice railway station present
Karwendel Berlin (Hauptbahnhof) – Garmisch-Partenkirchen present
TEE Merkur TEE 34/35 DB, DSB KøbenhavnStuttgart 1974–1978
EC Merkur EC 30/31 DB, DSB KøbenhavnFrankfurt 1987–1991
München-Nürnberg-Express DB Regio Munich (Hauptbahnhof) – Nuremberg (Hauptbahnhof) 2006–present
Norddeich Mole DB LuxembourgNorddeich Mole present
Rheingold DRG, DB BaselHook of Holland/Amsterdam 1928–1987
TEE Rheinpfeil TEE 21/22 DB DortmundKöln (Cologne)München 1965–1971
IC Rheinpfeil IC 106/107 DB HannoverKöln (Cologne)München. After May 1979: Hamburg/Hannover – Köln (Cologne)Basel 1971–1987
EC Rheinpfeil EC 8/9 DB HannoverKöln (Cologne)Chur 1987–1991
Sibirjak DB, PKP, BŽD, RŽD, KTŽ Berlin (Hauptbahnhof) – Adler
Berlin (Hauptbahnhof) – Astana
Berlin (Hauptbahnhof) – Chelyabinsk
Berlin (Hauptbahnhof) – Kazan
Berlin (Hauptbahnhof) – Moscow (Belorussky)
Berlin (Hauptbahnhof) – Novosibirsk
Berlin (Hauptbahnhof) – St. Petersburg (Vitebsky)
Berlin (Hauptbahnhof) – Ufa
present
Vindobona DR (1957 - 1990) DB (since 1990), ÖBB, ČSD Hamburg-AltonaPrahaWienVillach 1957–present

Hungary[edit]

Train Name Train Number Train Operator Train Endpoints Operated
Danube Express Operated by MÁV Nosztalgia Kft MÁV, CFR, BDŽ, TCDD, ŽSR, PKP Budapest (Nyugati) – Istanbul (Sirkeci) –
Budapest (Nyugati) – Warszawa (Wschodnia)
2008–present
EN Wiener Walzer EN 466/467 MÁV, ÖBB, ČD, SBB-CFF-FFS Budapest (Nyugati) – Vienna (Südbahnhof) – Prague (Main)
Budapest (Nyugati) – Vienna (Südbahnhof) – Zürich (Hauptbahnhof)
present
EC Hungaria EC 170/171 Budapest (Nyugati) – Hamburg (Hauptbahnhof) present
Ivo Andrić 342/343 Budapest (Nyugati) – Belgrade (Belgrade Glavna) present

Italy[edit]

Kazakhstan[edit]

Train Name Train Number Train Operator Train Endpoints Operated
Kazakhstan RŽD Moscow (Paveletsky) – Almaty present
Sibirjak DB, PKP, BŽD, RŽD, KTŽ Berlin (Hauptbahnhof) – Astana present
Tulpary KTŽ AstanaAlmaty present

Netherlands[edit]

Train Name Train Number Train Operator Train Endpoints Operated
Rheingold Express (or Rheingold) BaselHook of Holland and Amsterdam 1934–1987

Poland[edit]

Train Name Train Number Train Operator Train Endpoints Operated
Chesnut/Kasztan DB, PKP, UZ Kiev (Main) – Berlin (Hauptbahnhof) present
Kiev Express PKP, UZ Warsaw (West) – Kiev (Main) present
Moscow Express/Berlin DB, PKP, BŽD, RŽD Berlin (Hauptbahnhof) – Moscow (Belorussky) present
Polonez RŽD, BŽD, PKP Moscow (Belorussky) – Minsk (Main) – Warsaw (Central) present
Sibirjak DB, PKP, BŽD, RŽD, KTŽ Berlin (Hauptbahnhof) – Adler
Berlin (Hauptbahnhof) – Astana
Berlin (Hauptbahnhof) – Chelyabinsk
Berlin (Hauptbahnhof) – Kazan
Berlin (Hauptbahnhof) – Moscow (Belorussky)
Berlin (Hauptbahnhof) – Novosibirsk
Berlin (Hauptbahnhof) – St. Petersburg (Vitebsky)
Berlin (Hauptbahnhof) – Ufa
present
Vostok-Zapad Express RŽD, BŽD, PKP Moscow (Belorussky) – Minsk (Main) – Warsaw (Central) present
Majority of Polish long-distance trains, as well as some regional and local trains, are named.

Portugal[edit]

Train Name Train Number Train Operator Train Endpoints Operated
Sud Express 310/313 CP, RENFE, SNCF Lisbon (Santa Apolónia) – IrunHendaye – Paris (Montparnasse)
Lisbon (Santa Apolónia) – Hendaye
1896–1990
1990 – Present
Trenhotel Lusitania 332/335 CP, RENFE Lisbon (Santa Apolónia) – Madrid (Atocha) Present
Celta 422/423 CP, RENFE Porto (Campanhã) – ValençaVigo 2013–Present
Alfa Pendular 12#/13#/18# CP BragaPorto (Campanhã) – Lisbon (Oriente) – Faro 1999–Present
Comboio Azul CP Porto (São Bento) – Faro Summer Weekends
Comboio das Amendoeiras CP Porto (Campanhã) – Freixo de NumãoPocinho – "3 Different Road Trips" March Weekends during Almond Blossom Season
Comboio das Vindimas CP Porto (Campanhã) – Peso da Régua September during Grape Harvest
Comboio das Cerejas CP Lisbon (Santa Apolónia) – Castelo Branco Saturdays between May and July during Cherry Harvest
Comboio Histórico CP Peso da RéguaFoz Tua Summer Weekends
Comboio Presidencial FMNF TBA
Foguete CP Porto (São Bento) – Lisbon (Santa Apolónia) 1953 – 1986
Alfa CP Porto (Campanhã) – Lisbon (Santa Apolónia) 1986 – 1999
Sotavento CP BarreiroVila Real de Santo António (Guadiana) 1973 – 1982

Russia[edit]

Spain[edit]

Train Name Train Number Train Operator Train Endpoints Operated
Al Andalus Expreso RENFE GranadaRondaJerez de la Frontera present
Altaria Triana RENFE Barcelona (Sants) – Cádiz present
Catalán Talgo Elipsos Montpellier (Saint-Roch) – Barcelona (Estació de França) 1969–present
El Transcantábrico FEVE FerrolLeónBilbao/Santiago de Compostela present
Limón Exprés[1] FGV Benidorm – Gata de Gorgos (Altea) 1971–2006
2008–present
Picasso RENFE Bilbao (Abando) – Málaga present
Sud Express CP, RENFE, SNCF Paris (Montparnasse) – HendayeIrunLisbon (Santa Apolónia)
HendayeIrunLisbon (Santa Apolónia)
1896–1990
1990 – present
Talgo Covadonga RENFE Barcelona (Sants) – Gijón present
Talgo Finisterre RENFE Barcelona (Sants) – A Coruña/Vigo present
Talgo Mare Nostrum Elipsos Montpellier (Saint-Roch) – ValenciaLorca 1970s – present
Talgo Miguel de Unamuno RENFE Barcelona (Sants) – Irun/Bilbao (Abando)/Salamanca present
Tren de los Alpes Elipsos Madrid (Chamartín) – Bourg-Saint-Maurice winter season
Trenhotel Antonio Machado 946/947 RENFE Barcelona (Sants) – Cádiz -2010
Trenhotel Francisco de Goya 406/407/408/409 Elipsos Madrid (Chamartín) – Paris (d'Austerlitz) present
Trenhotel Gibralfaro RENFE Barcelona (Sants) – Granada/Málaga present
Trenhotel Joan Miró 474/477 Elipsos Barcelona (Estació de França) – Paris (d'Austerlitz) present
Trenhotel Lusitania RENFE, CP Madrid (Atocha) – Lisbon (Santa Apolónia) present
Trenhotel Pau Casals 272/273/274/275 Elipsos Barcelona (Estació de França) – Zürich (Hauptbahnhof)
Trenhotel Rías Gallegas RENFE MadridA Coruña/Vigo present
Trenhotel Salvador Dalí 11273/11274 Elipsos Barcelona (Estació de França) – Milan (Central) present
There have been up to 125 named trains in Spain. [2]

Sweden[edit]

Train Name Train Number Train Operator Train Endpoints Operated
Lapplandståget Veolia MalmöStockholmBodenNarvik 2008–2010
Norrlandståget SJ StockholmBodenNarvik present
Inlandsbanan Inlandsbanan KristinehamnMoraÖstersundGällivare present

Before 1980 there were several more named trains in Sweden

Switzerland[edit]

Ukraine[edit]

Train Name Train Number Train Operator Train Endpoints Operated
Capital Express UZ, RŽD KievMoscow-Kiyevsky present
Kiev UZ, RŽD KievMoscow-Kiyevsky present
Ukraine UZ, RŽD KievMoscow-Kiyevsky present
Dukla UZ KievChop present
Rose of Donbas UZ, RŽD DonetskMoscow-Kursky present
Tysa UZ, RŽD UzhgorodMoscow-Kiyevsky present
Pridnieprovye UZ, RŽD Moscow-KurskyDnipropetrovsk present
Luhan UZ KievLuhansk present
Slavutich UZ KievSimferopol present
Nikolai Konarev UZ KharkovMoscow-Kursky present
Odessa UZ, RŽD OdessaMoscow-Kiyevsky present
Karpaty UZ OdessaLviv present
Sevastopolets UZ KievSevastopol present
Kashtan (Chestnut) UZ KievBerlin Hauptbahnhof present
Donbas UZ DonetskKiev present
Sevastopol UZ SevastopolKiev present

United Kingdom[edit]