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A stand-alone expansion for Ticket to Ride set in Europe. A bit more complexity is added in the form of train stations and tunnel routes.

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Are there any differences between the Ticket to Ride games I should take into account when choosing one?

There are many different variants and expansions for the Ticket to Ride series, and I'm curious about the differences. I know the standard version and the Europe version differ only by map, but I'm ...
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The Proper use of Stations in Ticket to Ride Europe

I played a game of Ticket to Ride Europe recently, I don't own it but am vaguely familiar with the rules. When we started playing however there was some confusion about the placement of stations and I ...
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Do you need to reveal which specific tunnel you’re attempting to claim?

In Ticket To Ride, if you want to claim a tunnel path, you go through the process of laying out your cards for the tunnel and drawing 3 cards to determine if you’re required to pay more cards. My ...
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Last turn in Ticket to Ride: clarification

I am asking about Ticket to Ride Europe, but if possible I would prefer a generic answer. Let's say player A claims a route and remains with 1 car. This, per rules, starts the last turn. When it is ...
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"Ticket to Ride: Europe": how to accommodate differences in players' strength?

I play "Ticket to Ride: Europe" with my kids (age 8 and 12) and I win too often. They do not want me to let them win: there's no fun in winning if you know the opponent didn't play to their full ...
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Why did this route work? Using another player's station, in Ticket to Ride Online?

We had this situation recently in the online Ticket to Ride. Why did Yellow's route from London to Berlin work? Is Yellow really allowed to use Purple's station on Essen?
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Do Ticket to Ride expansions work with the Europe set?

I have and love Ticket to Ride: Europe, and would like to try out some of the new expansion packs (Switzerland, Asia, etc... Don't really care about 1910). I was just wondering if I would have to buy ...
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Can stations be used to traverse empty routes in Ticket to Ride Europe?

Ticket to Ride Europe introduces train stations to connect cities through routes that belong to other players. It recently became a point of debate whether stations can be used to connect cities over ...
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What's the impact of allowing other players to continue while you choose tickets?

The rule book says that you need to decide on your tickets even before the next player takes his/her turn. How big a deal is it to allow a fellow player to decide on destination tickets while others ...
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Can the original Ticket to Ride (US) rules be applied to the Europe map?

I am planning to get the Ticket to Ride: Europe and introduce the game to a new player. For a beginner, I was thinking of playing the European map with the original US rules. I will be ignoring ...
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Why didn't my station complete the route?

I needed to get from Riga to Bucaresti. I had trains connecting Riga to Kyiv, but the route from Kyiv to Bucaresti was taken by another player. I played a station on Kyiv, but the route did not ...
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Is Ticket To Ride Asia played with stations?

In Ticket To Ride US Edition there was no stations, but in Europe Edition there were. When playing Asia Edition, do you play with/without stations or is there no set rule about them? I couldn't ...
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If a player completes all their routes, are they required to pick up new destination cards even if the game is almost finished?

Let's say Player 1 has just finished playing all their trains and everyone is now taking their final turn. Suppose Player 2 completed all their routes on their previous turn. Is Player 2 still ...
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Did the first version of Ticket to Ride released in Europe have a USA map or a Europe map?

In the United States, the game called simply Ticket to Ride has a map of the United States. Was this the case when it was originally released in Europe? I’m curious to know if it was branded ...
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How to play Ticket to Ride with children?

I know that "Ticket to Ride: First Journey" exists but since I have a base game already (Ticket to Ride: Europe) I was wondering whether it could be streamlined for 5y-old children.
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Claim different routes with a single station in Ticket to Ride Europe

I know that a station can only be used to serve as a connection over another player's route between the station-city and another city. But can a single station be used to claim different routes for ...
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Are stations used in Ticket to Ride: The Heart of Africa?

Are stations allowed in Ticket to Ride: The Heart of Africa? The rulebook explicitly mentions that the plastic carriage pieces and scoring markers from the main game are to be used, but doesn't ...
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In TTR Europe, can you put a station in a city that's not connected to one of your claimed routes

In Ticket To Ride: Europe, does the placement of a station have to abut a route you control. E.g. let's say you want to place a station in order use someone else's Edinburgh - London route during ...
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What is the highest possible score in Ticket To Ride: Europe?

During lockdown, my partner and I have gotten quite good at Ticket To Ride: Europe (TTRE). We have have been wondering what the theoretical maximum score possible in TTRE is? Assuming perfect draws ...
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What are the requirements for the achievements in Ticket to Ride: Europe?

In the electronic 'pocket' version of Ticket to Ride: Europe, I would like to acquire all the achievements, but I must have misunderstood some of them. Even when I think I've accomplished them, I do ...
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Losing points for partially completed destination tickets in Ticket to Ride

I have the game Ticket to Ride: Europe and I'm a little confused about the points for destination tickets. I read somewhere that if you don't start to complete one of your destination tickets, at the ...
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Can we extend the game by playing Multiple Boards At Once?

I play Ticket To Ride with my gf and friends and we love it! So much so that we always reach the end thinking, 'this went too quickly!'. We've toyed with playing two maps simultaneously, has anyone ...
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Multiple stations connection in Ticket to Ride Europe

In Ticket to Ride: Europe Can I build multiple consecutive stations on my opponent's route? In other words, can my two stations connect to each other? An example, to make it more clear. I have a ...
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Ticket to Ride Europe: Drawing destination cards

I cannot find anywhere in the rules whether or not a player may hold NO destination cards. Is a player obliged to pick up new destination cards when he or she has run out? This is currently causing ...
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When tunnelling, what happens when the cards drawn do not match those played?

In Ticket to Ride Europe, when I plan to build on top of tunnels, what happens when none of the drawn cards match the colours I have in hand? For example, Tunnel length: 3 grey segments Played cards:...
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What is the definition of an unused Station?

In the rules for the European game, the last sentence under "Building a Train Station" states A player is never required to build any Stations. For each Station a player has not used, four points ...
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Do train stations cause an opponent's route to count towards longest route?

In Ticket to Ride Europe a player may use a train station to use an opponent's route to complete a ticket. When a player does this, does the opponent's route count toward the player's longest route? ...
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What's the best strategy for winning while using all 3 stations in Ticket to Ride Europe?

Ticket to Ride Europe pocket edition has an achievement that I just can't get! It's winning using all 3 stations during the game. Can anyone suggest any strategies on any of the following: Should I ...
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Claiming a tunnel when no matching cards are turned over

Could I claim a tunnel if there are no cards matching the color of the cards played to claim the Tunnel? I want to claim a red tunnel of 4 cards. I have 4 red cards. Three top cards from the Train ...
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When using Alvin & Dexter with TtR:Europe what are the rules about cities with existing train stations?

When using Alvin & Dexter with TtR:Europe what are the rules about cities with existing train stations? Do train stations prevent them from entering a city? Do they have to be moved to place a ...
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Does a player always has to have uncompleted destination tickets on-hand?

When you finish your routes, do you have to draw new ones?
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Proper use of stations, only as connecters/extenders or in place of built track?

I had a destination ticket of Palermo to Constantinople. An opponent built the segment Palermo to Smyrna so I placed a station on that segment. The same opponent built Smyrna to Constantinople so I ...
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How to use your own Depots in Ticket to Ride Europe 1912 Expansion?

I'd like a clarification on how one uses Depots in Ticket to Ride. Depots were introduced in the Europe 1912 Expansion pack. Here are the two rules that I'm wondering about. (Text, punctuation and ...
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How to score for claiming routes in Ticket to Ride: Europe

Apologies if this is answered somewhere. I haven’t found it. I have a couple of questions as a new player to Ticket to Ride Europe. How many points do you score if the route you claim does not ...
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What if two players are eligible for the Express bonus?

The longest path for Adam are ten trains while Bella and Celia both has a longest path of fifteen trains, i.e both Bella and Celia has the longest path and thus are eligible for the Express Bonus/...
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How do I place stations in Ticket to Ride on Steam?

I'm playing Ticket to Ride, Europe, online using the Steam version on a Macintosh. I understand the rules of stations, just not how to physically place on the game board. For example: In this map I'm ...
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Train Station doesn't work correctly in Ticket to Ride Europe [PC Version]

I played the PC version of Ticket to Ride Europe recently. I got the ticket / route for Paris to Athina. I built a route from Paris --> Zurich --> Marseille --> Roma --> Palermo --> ...
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Ticket to Ride, Warehouses and Depots: How to collect train cards?

We have T2R Europe, and just tried out the 1912 Expansion pack which includes warehouses and depots. To my knowledge one must put the first train card to any given players warehouse before drawing ...
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In Ticket to Ride, do cities have to be connected in the same order as on the ticket? [duplicate]

Is the direction of the ticket important? Do cities have to be connected in the order shown on the ticket? For example, if I am attempting to claim the Rostov-Erzurum ticket, can I connect Erzurum to ...
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Can you pick up a locomotive if it's revealed as a replacement card? [duplicate]

In Ticket to Ride: Europe, on your turn you can pick up two cards from the face-down deck, two cards except locomotives from the face-up cards or one from each. When I pick up one card from the face-...
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Can one chain routes granted by stations in Ticket to Ride?

Is the following setup allowed for the red player to get from Essen to Stockholm? The theory being the red player is using the green players route to get from Essen to Copenhagen and then again from ...
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Can a locomotive be used in place of colored cards on the ferries?

From the rules: To claim a Ferry Route, a player must play a Locomotive card for each Locomotive symbol on the route, and the usual set of cards of the proper color for the remaining spaces of that ...
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Ticket to Ride Europa 1912: how to draw if both deck and discard are empty?

It's Ticket to Ride Europa 1912 with Warehouses and both the deck and discard piles are empty, but there are still open cards to draw. The rules say Each time a player uses his turn to Draw Train Car ...
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Can a train station and depot be built in the same city?

I’m playing Ticket to Ride: Europe with the 1912 expansion. Can a train station and a depot be placed in the same city?
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