Overcrowded trains to Germany and beyond

Sales start new annual timetable 2022/2023

New schedule for travel dates on or after 11 December 2022

Because the new annual timetables of several train operators are not yet available, it is currently not possible to book tickets for many destinations departing on or after 11 December 2022. Below is a list of booking options by country.
Please note that all information is subject to change without notice.

Train tickets to Belgium

Thalys

Sales start on 12 September 2022 at 09:00hrs. You can then buy tickets with travel dates 4 months ahead.

Intercity Brussel and other Belgium destinations

Not yet known.

Train tickets to France

Thalys

Sales start on 12 September 2022 at 09:00hrs. You can then buy tickets with travel dates 4 months ahead.

Snow Thalys to the French Alps

Sale starts on 6 October 2022 at 09:00hrs for travel from The Netherlands on Saturdays from December 24, 2022 to March 18, 2023. The return trips are on Saturdays from December 31, 2022 to March 25, 2023.

TGV from Brussels and Paris

Not yet known.

Other French (TGV) trains

Not yet known.

Train tickets to England

Eurostar Amsterdam and Rotterdam to Brussels and London and vice versa .

Sales open.

Eurostar open including arrival/departure from/to all Dutch stations.

Not yet known.

Train tickets to Germany and beyond

  • All Nightjets: Sales start is expected from October 2022.
  • Other trains: Sales start is expected from Mid-October 2022

Please note: Starting the publication of the new timetable schedule, you can book tickets for NS International trains approximately 3 months prior to the day of departure. The pre-sale period varies by train. Thalys can be booked 3 or 4 months in advance. TGV can be booked 3 or 4 months in advance. ICE International, Intercity Berlin and Nightjet can be booked 180 days in advance. Eurostar can be booked 180 days or sometimes more in advance.