Trains in The Netherlands

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  • Comfortable trains
  • Punctual and frequent
  • Intercity train between major cities
  • Sprinter trains between smaller cities
  • International trains to Paris, London, Cologne, Brussels and Berlin

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Trains in the Netherlands - Info

Train travel in The Netherlands

In The Netherlands you can travel by comfortable Intercity trains. Train tickets are available 12 months in advance (except for October-December when the yearly updated timetable is introduced) 

High speed trains 

Regional and Intercity trains

Night trains 

 

Train travel in The Netherlands

  • Very frequent and comfortable trains
  • Every 10-15 minutes trains between all major cities, like Amsterdam and Utrecht + Amsterdam and Rotterdam 
  • All cities in The Netherlands can be reached by train

 

Train travelIntercity train

Amsterdam - Rotterdam

40min

Amsterdam - Schiphol

15min

Amsterdam - Utrecht

27min

Amsterdam - Maastricht

2hr 30min

Amsterdam - The Hague

50min

Travel by NS

Routes: 

NS:

  • NS is the name of the Dutch railways 
  • The trains of NS are convenient and punctual 
  • In all Intercity trains Wifi is available 

  • NS - More info and photos

 

Travel by Eurostar

Routes: 

2nd class

  • Comfortable seats
  • Reservation included
  • Bistro coach where drinks, snacks and small meals are available for sale
  • Free wifi on services operated by the new E320-trains between London and Paris
  • Power sockets in the new E320-trains and coaches 5 and 14 in the older trains
  • Check-in closes 30 minutes before departure

Standard Premier class 

  • Comfortable seats with more leg room
  • Reservation included
  • Quiet atmosphere
  • Power points at all seats 
  • Free wifi on services operated by the new E320-trains between London and Paris
  • A light cold meal served at your seat is included in the price
  • Check-in closes 30 minutes before departure

Business Premier Class 

  • Comfortable seats with more leg room
  • Reservation included
  • Quiet atmosphere
  • Power points at all seats 
  • Fully flexible tickets
  • Acces to the Business Premier lounges with free drinks, snacks and wifi
  • Free wifi on services operated by the new E320-trains between London and Paris
  • A warm three-course meal served at your seat is included in the price
  • Check-in closes 10 minutes before departure

  • Eurostar - More info and photos

Travel by ICE

Routes: 

2nd class

  • Free Wifi
  • Comfortable seats
  • Reservation optional (highly recommended during rush hour and on longer trips)  

1st class 

  • Free Wifi
  • Reservation included
  • Comfortable leather seats
  • Quiet atmosphere
  • All seats have power sockets 
  • At-seat service for drinks and food
  • Acces to first class lounges

  • ICE - More info and photos

Travel by Intercity / Eurocity

Routes: 

2nd class

  • Comfortable seats
  • Reservation optional (highly recommended during rush hour and on longer trips), compulsory on Italian IC-trains 

1st class 

  • Reservation included (compulsory on Italian IC-trains), reservation not possible in Belgium and the Netherlands
  • Comfortable seats
  • Quiet atmosphere
  • All seats have power points 
  • Acces to first class lounges

  • Intercity/Eurocity - More info and photos

Travel by Thalys

Routes: 

2nd class

  • Comfortable seats
  • Reservation included
  • Bistro coach where drinks, snacks and small meals are available for sale
  • Free wifi for holders 
  • Power sockets at all seats

1st class 

  • Comfortable seats with more leg room
  • Reservation included
  • Quiet atmosphere
  • Power points at all seats 
  • Free wifi 
  • A light cold meal served at your seat is included in the price
  • Use of the NS International lounges in Amsterdam, Rotterdam and Schiphol Airport. Holders of the Thalys
  • ThePass and TheCard can use the Thalys-lounges in Brussels, Paris and Cologne.