How to travel in Europe - Lonely Planet | Italia Mia | Scoop.it

Fifty sovereign states. 10,180,000 sq km. 738,200,000 people. The word ‘Europe’ does little to convey the diversity found within, which can make it a bewildering place to travel. So here’s a handy guide to your transport options:
Car

  • Budget: medium-high
  • Ideal time frame: 2-4 weeks.
  • So? Expensive flexibility.

Plane

  • Budget: low-high, depending on your booking nous 
  • Ideal time frame: 1-2 weeks.
  • So? Quick, but missing the point.

Train

  • Budget: medium-high
  • Ideal time frame: 2-4 weeks.
  • So? The scenic classic.

Bus

  • Budget: medium
  • Ideal time frame: 3-4 weeks.
  • So? Slow and steady.

Bike

  • Budget: low.
  • Ideal time frame: 1-3 months.
  • So? The best immersion.

Foot

  • Budget: low.
  • Ideal time frame: 3-12 months.
  • So? Epic – if you have the time.

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