The 1900h RULE for NIGHT TRAINS - "Doubt"

Almeida(PT) @ 15-03-2009 16:56

Can I switch of train ?

Imagine that i'm to Paris after 19:00 then at 20:00 i'm at Paris, and i wan to travel to Zurich and i have to switch my train... Can I do this?

Pete @ 15-03-2009 18:24

when using the rule you can NOT do it like this (TWO travel days):
Paris dep. 1930h
Lyon Arr. 2200h
Lyon dep. night train to Marseilles 2300h
Marseilles arr. 0800h

but you can do it like this (ONE travel day):
Paris dep. 2000h (with night train)
Marseilles arr. 0400h (in the morning)
Marseilles dep 1100h
Barcelona arr. 2000h

👉 you see... it has to be a direct night train - you can not change before if you want to us only ONE of you travel days.

if the case is like this:
22-04-2009
travelling during the day from Bordeaux (dep. 1400h) to Paris (arr. 2000h)
then using the night train from Paris (2100h) to
23-04-2009
Zurich (arr. 0800h)

then you have to use TWO travel days and it doesn't matter when you arrive/depart in Paris ... as you can travel the FULL day of the 22-04 and the 23-04 (TWO days).


🙂


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