ÖBB Nightjet

ÖBB Nightjet

  • Travel while sleeping
  • Safely and efficiently to the most beautiful destinations
  • Reserved seats, couchettes or sleepers
  • Travelling during the night = win 2 days compared to travelling by car
  • From December 2020 direct train from Amsterdam to Innsbruck via München or Vienna via Linz
  • Tickets

    ÖBB Nightjet

    Travelling to Switzerland or Austria? Save yourself valuable time and expensive hotels. Depart to Berlin or Dusseldorf from Amsterdam in the early afternoon and catch Austrian Railway’s new night train: the ÖBB Nightjet. In the morning you will arrive at your destination well-rested and ready to go.


    You can book your ÖBB Nightjet tickets as of 180 days before departure. Book as early as possible because the cheapest tickets are usually first to go.
    You can book by phone (030-2300023) or at the International Desk at the station.


    After departing from Amsterdam at 18.37 with ICE International, you will catch the ÖBB Nightjet in Dusseldorf at 20.54 hrs. This night train does not only travel to Munich, Kufstein, Wörgl and Innsbruck, but also to Passau, Linz and Vienna.
    The nighttrain to Vienna runs also from Brussels on Monday and Thursday from January 20 – July 2 and August 31 – December 10, 2020. The train from Vienna to Brussels runs on Sunday and Wednesday.
    Check the planner for more information.

    Tip: when changing trains at Düsseldorf Hbf, you will need to go to platform 20. You have 8 minutes to change trains. You could also take an earlier train at 16.35 hrs and arrive in Dusseldorf at 18.46 hrs. This will give you enough time to grab a bite to eat. You can leave your luggage in a locker at the station. Another option is to change trains at Cologne, where you don't have to change platforms.

    Mandatory reservation

    It is mandatory to reserve a place on the ÖBB Nightjet in the type of accommodation you wish to have. Make sure you are at your reserved place within 15 minutes prior to departure. If you are not in your reserved place 15 minutes after the train leave you may forfeit your place.


    The sleeping car inspector will keep your passport and tickets during the trip. Your travel documents will be returned to you before you leave the train.

  • Train

    Types of accommodation ÖBB Nightjet

    On board of ÖBB Nightjet, you have a choice of seating, lying or sleeping accommodation. There are sleeping carriage with sleepers for a 1, 2 or 3-person compartments, couchettes for 4 or 6 persons and seating compartments with 6 seats. In each category you can either choose to share your compartment with other travellers or have your private one.

    Sleeping cars

    • There are 1, 2 or 3 persons compartments available.
    • Beds are provided with linen (pillow and blanket) and there is a washbasin that is stocked with towels and toiletries.
    • A Deluxe sleeping compartment has its own bathroom equipped with washbasin, shower and toilet and is stocked with towels and shower gel.
    • If you book a single bed in a 2 or 3 persons’ compartment, you will share a compartment with other passengers (men and woman separate).
    • You will receive a welcome package which includes an aperitif, a snack and a bottle of mineral water. In the evening you may select an elaborate breakfast which will be served in your compartment at a your own chosen time.


    • Compartments available for 4 or 6 persons.
    • Every couchette has a blanket, a sheet and a pillow. Toilet and washing facilities are located outside the compartment in the carriage.
    • Your stay includes mineral water and a small breakfast. Drinks and snacks are available for purchases and will be served in your room.
    • When booking, you can indicate a preference for a bottom, middle or top bunk.
    • These compartments are meant for groups, families or price-conscientious travellers. There are special compartments for women and,- wheelchair-bound travellers. Also available are private compartments for 1-6 persons (1-3 adults, max. 5 children up to 14 years) at a fixed rate incl breakfast – very interesting for families, small groups or senior citizens (as they can spend the night comfortably on 2 beds side by side).More information on this is available on NS International Service Center: 030-2300023


    • Every 2nd class department has 6 seats
    • Toilet and washing facilities are located in the carriage
    • Drinks and snacks are available for purchase with a member of staff in the couchettes and sleeping carriages
    • There are private compartments available, bookable for 1-3 persons (1-3 adults, max. 2 children up to 14 years).

    Women-only compartments

    For female travellers, a reservation can be made in a special women-only compartment. Places in one of the women-only compartments can only be reserved via NS International Service Center or at a NS International service desk in one of the international Ticket & Service offices.

  • Vienna

    With ÖBB Nightjet to Vienna

    The night train to Vienna runs from Dusseldorf and Berlin.

    From Dusseldorf
    Departure from Amsterdam with ICE International is at 18.37 hrs (or optionally 16.35 hrs) and at 20.54 hrs you can switch trains in Dusseldorf and catch the ÖBB Nightjet. This train departs from platform 20.
    Train section 40421 runs to Vienna via, among others, Passau and Linz, and arrives at 8.19 hrs.

    From Berlin
    The ÖBB Nightjet runs via Poland to Vienna.

  • Munich - Innsbruck

    With ÖBB Nightjet to Munich and Innsbruck

    The night train to Vienna runs from Dusseldorf. Departure from Amsterdam with ICE International is at 18.37 hrs (or optionally 16.35 hrs) and at 20.54 hrs you can switch trains in Dusseldorf and catch the ÖBB Nightjet. This train departs at from platform 20.
    Train section 421 runs to Innsbruck (arrival at 9.14 hrs) via, among others, Munich (arrival at 7.05 hrs), Kufstein (arrival at 8.25 hrs) and Wörgl (arrival at 8.36 hrs).

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