Delta adds 20 European destinations to rail program

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

In addition to connections from Amsterdam to Brussels and Antwerp in Belgium, which launched in August 2021, the airline added 12 new cities in the Netherlands, Italy, Switzerland and the United Kingdom, allowing connectivity directly from Belgium airports. Brussels, Manchester, Rome and Zurich. with a single Delta ticket for the entire journey, according to the company.

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 with four Italian cities, including Bologna and Florence. From Zurich airport, customers can connect to five cities with the operator SBB. From Geneva, once launched, there will be connections to three Swiss cities, bringing the total number of new destinations to 21. Bern and Lausanne will be available from both airports.

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

[Clarification, Oct. 17] Following publication, Delta provided BTN with updated figures for service from Zurich and Geneva.

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