Train The Netherlands to Germany

Train Tickets The Netherlands <> Germany

Train Tickets The Netherlands to Germany

Seven daily ICE-trains operate from Amsterdam and Utrecht to Cologne and Frankfurt, Germany. An Intercity service runs every 2-hours from Amsterdam to Hannover and Berlin. A CityNightLine sleeper train runs from Amsterdam and Utrecht to Karlsruhe/Basel and Munich. Regional trains operate on Groningen-Leer, Enschede-Münster/Dortmund, Venlo-Düsseldorf and Heerlen-Aachen.

 

Travel by ICE International

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 points 
  • At-seat service for drinks and food
  • Acces to first class lounges

=> ICE International - More info & 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

Sparpreis tickets

How to book cheap Sparpreis tickets to and in Germany

Domestic fares start at only €19. These Sparpreis-tickets are subject to availability and prices get higher as more tickets are being sold. Sales for domestic journeys start 6 months before journey date.

You will be likely to find the cheapest tickets on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. The cheap tickets on fast ICE-services will get sold as first, sometimes a slower Intercity-connection might be cheaper.

Seat reservation is included in first class fares, for second class journeys a reservation can be purchased for €4,50 extra. Reservation is not compulsory, but is strongly recommended on busy travel dates around the weekend and holidays. 

The price depends on the largeness of the state. Taking the regional train might take two or three times more travel time and involves more changes, but is also a great way to discover the countryside of Germany.