All you need to know about ski holidays by train

Make the journey
part of your holiday

Love snow, love the Alps - and want to travel by train?
Snowcarbon can help you choose the best resorts, places to stay and relaxing, enjoyable rail journeys.
A comprehensive, independent guide to ski holidays by train. Less carbon, more fun.

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Snowcarbon can help you find the best ski resorts, accommodation and train journeys. 

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Here's how we can help you make the journey part of the ski holiday.

In the resorts and journey planner section, you can view recommended journey schedules for travel from the UK to great ski resorts in the Alps, using our unique Journey Planner, based on a large database of hand-researched journeys.


We've travelled on every journey in the planner - photographed and described for you. And you can read reviews of these by other skiers on Your Stories - plus contribute your own.


For each ski resort you can find independent, multi-section reviews written by our leading ski writers. And for each resort, we'll show you the best options for booking independent travel and rail-inclusive ski packages where available. You can also ask Snowcarbon co-founder Daniel for recommendations on great resorts, lovely journeys and fantastic accommodation providers to help create your ideal ski holiday. Just email Daniel and he'll be happy to help.


Use the train guides for an an overview of the travel options to ski resorts and see exactly what trains are like on-board. We'll also show you insider tips, like how to book the lowest fares, the best options for travelling overnight, tips and discounts for travelling with children, an in-depth guide on how to change station in Paris easily - and more.


The rail-inclusive ski packages section is a unique way to find sustainable ski holidays from a variety of tour operators with rail travel and transfers included - which make them easy to book, and good value too.


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