The Berlin Night Express is the only direct train connecting Germany and Sweden. This comfortable Swedish night train links the German capital Berlin with Scandinavia.
The Berlin Night Express runs on the route Berlin - Malmö (Sweden).
Conditions for Eurail pass holders
Holders of a Eurail Global Pass or other Eurail passes valid in Sweden pay a reduced price for sleeping accommodation in a couchette. Reservations are compulsory. Your pass only has to be valid in Sweden.
Price for Eurail pass holders:
Couchette (6 beds in each compartment): €29
Prices may be different when a reservation is made outside Europe.
The Berlin Night Express runs three times a week between June 23 and August 17 from Berlin Hauptbahnhof–Lehrter Bahnhof. It takes approx. 9 hours to travel from Berlin to Malmö.
Please keep in mind that after August 17 the Berlin Night Express doesn't operate. To get from Germany to Sweden you'll have to travel through Denmark. If your pass isn't valid in Denmark you'll have to pay extra to cross the country.
Please note that the Berlin Night Express doesn't run during Winter and Easter.
Check the timetable at berlin-night.express.com for departure dates and times.
Boarding the Berlin Night Express at Malmö station
The couchette cars have spacious 6-bed compartments. Beverages and light meals can be ordered and served in the compartment. During the ferry crossing Trelleborg-Sassnitz hot meals are also available. In the morning breakfast is served at a reasonable price.
More information at www.berlin-night-express.com.
Berlin is a hub for rail connections with all parts of Germany and Central Europe. From Malmö you reach Copenhagen in 25 minutes by regional train over the new Øresundsbron bridge. Long-distance trains run to Gothenburg and Stockholm with good connections to Oslo, Bergen, Narvik and Helsinki.