Transport

Explore the ways people travelled throughout history with stories and content from Europeana

map of Europe showing the routes of the Orient Express
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Explore the history of 'the king of trains, and train of kings'

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The lighthouse of Genoa is a symbol for the city

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The origins of the transatlantic shipping company Cunard Line

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Spanning rivers, canals, lakes and seas to connect communities, regions and countries

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Artworks and photographs of train stations

Selection of images of airships, balloons, zeppelins and blimps. Join us on a journey through the clouds in some of the most imaginative floating vessels in history.

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A variety of vehicles used for transport through air, rail, road or water, including motorcycles, boats and aeroplanes.

The Vespa scooter is an icon of Italian industry and design, a symbol of the 1950s. This blog looks at the industrial heritage behind the Vespa.

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines celebrates its 100th anniversary on 7 October 2019. Come fly with us to discover stories and pictures from aviation history.

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Connecting water and land, towns and cities, and countries across seas, as well as providing livelihoods to communities.

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Underground mass transit eased the pressures of population and traffic in European cities during the 19th century.

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Flying hot air balloons has survived as a sport and past-time to this day.

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Feel the wind in your hair, race your friends down the street, or escape down the countryside with these bikes

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Rivers, canals and lakes from across Europe and beyond, as depicted in painting, photographs, maps and more