Spelling of city names

When you use timetables and railway maps, you might notice that the local spelling of city names is often 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
ViennaWienAustria
AntwerpAntwerpenBelgium
BrugesBruggeBelgium
BrugesBruggeBelgium
BrusselsBrussel/BruxellesBelgium
GhentGentBelgium
OstendOostendeBelgium
SofiaSofiyaBulgaria
CopenhagenKøbenhavnDenmark
LyonLyonFrance
CologneKölnGermany
HanoverHannover Germany
MunichMünchenGermany
MunichMünchenGermany
NurembergNürnbergGermany
AthensAthinaGreece
CorfuKérkyraGreece
CorinthKórinthosGreece
HeraklionIráklioGreece
PatrasPátraGreece
PiraeusPireásGreece
CorkCorcaighIreland
GalwayGaillimhIreland
KilkennyCill ChainnighIreland
KillarneyCill AirneIreland
LimerickLuimneachIreland
MallowMalaIreland
FlorenceFirenzeItaly
GenoaGenovaItaly
MilanMilanoItaly
NaplesNapoliItaly
RomeRomaItaly
TurinTorinoItaly
VeniceVeneziaItaly
WarsawWarszawaPoland
LisbonLisboaPortugal
BucharestBucureştiRomania
BelgradeBeogradSerbia
AlicanteAlacantSpain
SevilleSevillaSpain
GothenburgGöteborgSweden
GenevaGenèveSwitzerland
GenevaGenèveSwitzerland
LucerneLuzernSwitzerland
PraguePrahathe Czech Republic
Hook of HollandHoek van Hollandthe Netherlands
The HagueDen Haagthe Netherlands
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