Sure travelling can be expensive, with long haul flights, visa costs, as well as accommodation, but travelling on a budget is easy that you expect. Overland travel is very affordable with inexpensive government buses, train tickets, as well as other means of cheap transportation such as car sharing. Here is a list of cheap transportation options that might come in handy and save you some money when travelling in or to Europe.
Inexpensive Bus Companies
www.megabus.com – This bus company operates mainly in the UK and USA, with some buses operating through mainland Europe.
global.flixbus.com – FlixBus is a German brand that offers intercity bus service in Europe, North America, and Brazil
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Bla Bla Car
www.blablacar.com – Blah Blah Car connects drivers who are travelling through Europe with people looking for a ride. Fuel costs for the journey are shared. This is the largest carpooling side in Europe.
And if you're searching for flights
www.google.com/travel/flights – On of the best sites to get inspired and find cheap flights. For those that really want to use the power of search try https://matrix.itasoftware.com/search which is also powered by google flights but gives you even more options.
www.skyscanner.com – After you find the flights in Google Flights use the power of Sky Scanner to find the cheapest OTA (Online Travel Agent) to book you flights.