From € 20

Christmas market in Oberhausen

Comfortable travel with the train

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Going to the Christmas market after 9 December?

Going to a Christmas market? Good news: most Christmas markets open as early as November. You can already buy train tickets to Christmas markets until 9 December.

Do you want to visit a Christmas market after 9 December? Then, in some cases, you will have to be a little patient when buying train tickets. Due to a new schedule from 10 December, we cannot yet sell some tickets. But don't worry. We can let you know when tickets are available on your desired travel day:

  1. Click on your desired travel time in the calendar
  2. Click on 'set alert' and enter your e-mail address
  3. You will receive an e-mail as soon as the tickets are available

This way you will always be the first to know and benefit from the lowest prices.

Celebrate Christmas in Oberhausen

The Christmas market in Oberhausen, just across the border, is one of the biggest in Germany! Enjoy tasty snacks, do plenty of Christmas shopping and drink a fragrant mulled wine. An unforgettable experience, and easy to experience with ICE International.

Your trip to Oberhausen with ICE International

The high-speed train ICE International runs from the Netherlands to Germany daily. With ICE International you can relax and travel quickly and comfortably.
From the Netherlands you simply board the ICE International to get off 2 hours later at the Christmas market in Oberhausen. Board at stations Amsterdam Central, Utrecht Central and Arnhem. A train ticket can be booked from € 20. Check your itinerary with the international itinerary planner.

With Intercity services to Oberhausen

With NS International you can also purchase international train tickets for the regular Intercity services. Do you live in the south-east of the Netherlands? Then the German Christmas markets are very close!

Route Travel time Transfer Header Header
Amsterdam - Oberhausen 1.50 0 Content Content
Amersfoort - Oberhausen 1.47 1 Content Content
Utrecht - Oberhausen 1.20 0 Content Content
Rotterdam - Oberhausen 2.07 1 Content Content
Arnhem - Oberhausen 0.47 0 Content Content

For a complete travel itinerary, consult our itinerary planner


The Christmas market in Oberhausen is open from 18 November until 23 December 2023 (subject to change).

What else can you do?

Besides the beautiful Christmas market, you can also visit Warner Bros Movie World and SEA LIFE in Oberhausen. In addition, there are the lots of cinemas, cafés and restaurants which will guarantee an evening filled with entertainment. Culture lovers will also get their fill with, for example, the impressive exhibition area Gasometer.

Christmas market in Oberhausen

From € 20