To Germany by train: Cheering on the Dutch

Kick off your football party on the train

We are a part of it again! The Dutch national team has qualified for the European Championship in Germany next summer. From 14 June 2024, the orange festivities will once again erupt during an ultimate summer of sport. With as many as ten stadiums in ten different playing cities, Germany has been chosen as the host country. The Dutch team will play in the group stage in Hamburg, Leipzig and Berlin, and all these cities can be reached comfortably by train. Kick off your football party on the train and be a part of it too!
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Book train tickets

Train tickets to Germany can be booked 180 days in advance. That means you can buy train tickets from 16 December 2023 for the European Championship in Germany, a little after midnight.

Practical example
  • Want to attend the opening match of the European Championship in Munich on 14 June? Then book your train tickets from 17 December.
  • Do you want to attend the Dutch national team's first match on 16 June? Then book your train tickets from 20 December.

Save the dates!
Match Date Time City Train tickets on sale from
the Netherlands - Play-Off Winner A 16 June 2024 15.00 hrs. Hamburg 20 December 2023
the Netherlands - France 21 June 2024 21.00 hrs. Leipzig 25 December 2023
the Netherlands - Austria 25 June 2024 18.00 hrs. Berlin 29 December 2023
The sales period shifts by a day. So, you can book train tickets for the final day on 14 July on 16 January 2024, a little after midnight. Do you want to travel to the respective playing city a few days before a match day? Then take these 180 days into account..
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Seats Intercity Berlin and ICE International included in summer 2024

More passengers travel on ICE International and Intercity Berlin in summer. Therefore, a seat reservation is mandatory on all ICE International and Intercity Berlin trains crossing the border between the Netherlands and Germany in the summer months of 2024. If you book a journey now on one of these trains during the months of June, July and August, it will automatically state that a seat reservation is included. So you don't have to do anything extra. In the other months in 2024, you can choose to reserve a seat or not. You can add this to your journey yourself while booking.

Free regional train travel with your football ticket on match day

From station to stadium: supporters who have a ticket for a match can travel for free on regional train, bus, tram and metro. Supporters can travel for free from 6am on the match day until 6pm the following day, according to the organisers. Fans can then travel 36 hours of environmentally friendly public transport without having to buy additional tickets. So plan your journey well in advance if you want to save money.

Please note!

This scheme only applies to regional transport and therefore not to international trains between the Netherlands and Germany.

Check our itinerary planner for regional connections between the Netherlands and German host cities

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1. Berlin Olympia Stadium Content Content Content
2. Munich Allianz Arena Content Content Content
3. Dortmund Signal Iduna Park Content Content Content
4. Cologne RheinEnergieStadion Content Content Content
5. Hamburg Volkspark Stadium Content Content Content
6. Düsseldorf Merkur Spiel-Arena Content Content Content
7. Frankfurt Deutsche Bank Park Content Content Content
8. Gelsenkirchen Veltins-Arena Content Content Content
9. Leipzig Red Bull Arena Content Content Content
10. Stuttgart Mercedes-Benz Arena Content Content Content
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