Rail Europe is the #1 distributor of train tickets and rail passes in the world, selling through appointed General Sales Agents and directly on the web through local websites (local currency, local language and local service). Rail Europe is a joint venture between the French National Railways (SNCF) and the Swiss Federal Railways (SBB).

Rail Europe operates through 2 entities which serve different markets.

  • For the distribution of European train tickets and rail passes in Asia, Australia, South America, Africa and the Middle East region, Rail Europe 4A handles all operations.
  • For the distribution of European train tickets and rail passes in North America, Rail Europe Inc. handles all operations.

Rail Europe 4A is based in Paris, the capital of France. The company also has local offices in Japan, South Korea, India, South America and Australia.

In 2013, Rail Europe 4A transported more than 3 million travelers, achieving a turnover of over 215 million Euros.