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Delta adds 20 European destinations to its rail schedule

Delta Air Lines has extended its “Air+Rail” offerings to 20 additional European cities, the carrier announced this week.

In addition to routes from Amsterdam to Brussels and Antwerp in Belgium, launched in August 2021, the carrier has added 12 new cities in the Netherlands, Italy, Switzerland and the United Kingdom, enabling connectivity directly from airports in Brussels, Manchester, Rome and Zurich. with one Delta ticket for the entire trip, depending on the carrier.

Connections from Geneva airport will also be available once Delta launches service there in April 2023. The airline said it is working with rail providers in each country.

From Brussels Airport, customers can use the train to travel to Breda and Rotterdam in the Netherlands with the operator SCNB. Travelers from Manchester Airport will have access to seven UK cities with operator TransPennine Express. Trenitalia will connect travelers from Rome-Fiumicino International Airport to four Italian cities, including Bologna and Florence. From Zurich airport, customers can connect to seven cities, including Bern and Lausanne, with the operator SBB. Once the Geneva route begins, train connections to these seven cities will also be available.

Delta One passengers will receive first class train tickets. All customers must collect their baggage at the airport before arriving at the station where tickets can be printed in advance or collected at the ticket office at the station, depending on the carrier.