City Night Line night train

CityNightLine

City Night Line (CNL) trains are operated by the German rail company Deutsche Bahn and offers one of the most extensive overnight networks throughout Europe. With so many new cities to discover and explore the CNL is a great option allowing you to maximize your holiday time by saving the daylight hours for discovering new cities. So if you want to visit Munich, Berlin, Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Prague or Milan why not travel by night with CNL and arrive well rested with the whole day ahead of you.

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City Night Line routes
Reservations
How to make a reservation
Facilities and Services
 

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Girls in 3 bed compartment of CityNightLine

Girls in 3 bed compartment of CityNightLine

6 bed compartment in CityNightLine

6 bed compartment in CityNightLine

Seats in CityNightLine

Seats in CityNightLine

Reclining seats CityNightLine

Reclining seats CityNightLine

City Night Line night train routes

 

With so many routes to choose from, whether you want to explore new cities, go sightseeing, shopping or visit friends the CNL is a great way to travel. The CNL has accommodation options to suit everyone, you can choose the level of comfort you require, be it a deluxe sleeper compartment, a couchette or a reclining seat. The name in brackets is what you will find on the side of the specific train. On the DB website you can find more details of all the routes and the facilities per route.

Map with City Night Line routes
City Night Line trains run on the following routes:
  • Amsterdam - Copenhagen
  • Amsterdam - Innsbruck

    via München Hbf

  • Amsterdam - Prague
  • Amsterdam - Brig

    via Zürich HB

  • Copenhagen - Basel
  • Copenhagen - Prague
  • Berlin - Paris
  • Berlin - Zurich
  • Hamburg - Paris
  • Hamburg - Zurich
  • Berlin - Berlin
  • Munich - Hamburg
  • Munich - Paris
  • Munich - Rome
  • Munich - Venice
  • Munich - Milan
  • Prague - Zurich

Reservations

 

The deluxe compartments are spacious double or single compartments with a private shower and WC. The couchettes are ideal for families or groups as they can fit up to 6 people per room. You can also book an individual bed in a 6 or 4 bed compartment. The reclining seats are a great budget option and come in 3 or 6 seat compartment. On most connections a restaurant or bistro is available. On the DB website you can find more details of all the facilities per route.

 

Reservations can be made online or by calling the booking center. The booking center does not charge a booking fee, and reservations can be mailed for €3.50 to most countries. You can also pick up your reservations at the main train stations in Germany. Two types of reservation fares are available. A ‘Pass 1’ fare for those whose pass covers the entire journey (e.g. Eurail Global Pass) and a ‘Pass 2’ fare for those whose pass partially covers the journey (e.g. Eurail One Country Pass).

 

How to make a reservation

 

City Night Line night train


Reservation : Mandatory

Pass 1 fares:

  • Seat in closed compartment: €11.50

  • Seat in open-plan car: €17.50

 

2nd class sleeping car (with washing facilities)

  • 6-bed couchette: €27.50 p.p.

  • 4-bed couchette: €37.50 p.p.

  • 3/4-bed compartment: €55 p.p.

  • Economy double bed compartment: €75 p.p.

  • Economy single bed compartment: €115

 

1st class sleeping coach with shower/WC:

  • 3-bed deluxe compartment: €55 p.p.

  • Deluxe double compartment: €75 p.p.

  • Deluxe single compartment: €115

 

Pass 2 fares:

  • Seat in closed compartment: €64

  • Seat in open-plan car: €67

 

2nd class sleeping car (with washing facilities):

  • 6-bed couchette: €72 p.p.

  • 4-bed couchette: €77 p.p.

  • 3/4-bed economy compartment: €87 p.p.

  • Economy double compartment: €97 p.p.

  • Economy single compartment: €117

 

1st class sleeping coach with shower/WC:

  • 3-bed compartment: €118 p.p.

  • Deluxe double compartment: €128 p.p.

  • Deluxe single compartment: €148

Facilities and services

 
  • Air conditioning

  • Bar

  • Disabled facilities

  • Newspapers/magazines

  • Power sockets

  • Restaurant/bistro


Facilities may differ per train and route.

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