Captain Train

Captain Train is the fastest and easiest way to buy train tickets in Europe.

We have a simple but ambitious goal: to sell train tickets the best way we can, everywhere in Europe. Finding and booking a train ticket should be as simple as hopping a train. We want to create a simple and painless train ticket buying experience.
Parent Company
Paris, FR
Captain Train was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in Paris, FR

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Captain Train has an office in Paris
Paris, FR (HQ)
20 Rue Saint-Georges

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Total Funding

$11.9 m


In total, Captain Train had raised $11.9 m. Captain Train is a subsidiary of Trainline

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Captain Train News and Updates

Alven Capital raises $261 million fund to invest in French entrepreneurs

 French VC firm Alven Capital has been around since 2000 and has become a major player in the VC scene in Paris. The firm recently closed a brand new $261 million fund called Alven V (€250 million), which is a big step up as Alven IV was only a $125 million fund (€120 million). Over the years, the f…

Startup studio eFounders raises $5.3 million because it can’t get enough of SaaS

 European startup studio eFounders is raising an additional $5.3 million (€5 million) from entrepreneurs and family offices. eFounders has been behind some very promising software-as-a-service startups, providing human and financial resources for the first year or so before the startups can go and d…

eFounders raises €5 million to build eight new startups

eFounders has raised €5 million from 40 investors to help build eight new startups at its two startup studios in Brussels and Paris over the next two years. eFounders houses startups at their two locations for 18 months to guide and finance them through the early stages. It generates revenue through…

Paris-based Agricool raises $4.3 million to harvest fruits and vegetables in shipping containers

Paris-based Agricool has raised $4.3 million (€4 million) in funding from VC firm Daphni as well as Parrot founder Henri Seydoux and the co-founder of Captain Train (now owned by Trainline), Jean-Daniel Guyot. Agricool's mission is a unique one: to grow fruits and vegetables inside of shipping conta…

Agricool harvests $4.3 million to grow fruits and vegetables in containers

 French startup Agricool has raised $4.3 million (€4 million) from newly-launched VC firm Daphni as well as Parrot founder Henri Seydoux and Captain Train (acquired by Trainline) co-founder Jean-Daniel Guyot. Agricool’s product is quite unusual as the company wants to grow strawberries and later oth…
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