Spelling of city names

When you use timetables and railway maps, you will notice that the local spelling of city names often is used. This spelling differs from the common English names. The list below can help you if you can't find your destination.

EnglishLocal spellingCountry
ViennaWienAustria
AntwerpAntwerpenBelgium
BrugesBruggeBelgium
BrusselsBrussel/BruxellesBelgium
GhentGentBelgium
OstendOostendeBelgium
SofiaSofiyaBulgaria
CopenhagenKøbenhavnDenmark
LyonsLyonFrance
CologneKölnGermany
HanoverHannover Germany
MunichMünchenGermany
NurembergNürnbergGermany
AthensAthinaGreece
CorfuKérkyraGreece
HeraklionIráklioGreece
PatrasPátraGreece
PiraeusPireásGreece
FlorenceFirenzeItaly
GenoaGenovaItaly
MilanMilanoItaly
NaplesNapoliItaly
RomeRomaItaly
TurinTorinoItaly
VeniceVeneziaItaly
WarsawWarszawaPoland
LisbonLisboaPortugal
BucharestBucureştiRomania
BelgradeBeogradSerbia
AlicanteAlacantSpain
SevilleSevillaSpain
GothenburgGöteborgSweden
GenevaGenèveSwitzerland
LucerneLuzernSwitzerland
PraguePrahathe Czech Republic
Hook of HollandHoek van Hollandthe Netherlands
The HagueDen Haagthe Netherlands
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