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European Sleeper

European Sleeper trains are included in your Eurail Pass

Travel between Brussels, Amsterdam, Berlin, and Prague while you sleep


  • Also board in cities such as Antwerp, Rotterdam, and Dresden
  • Book your seat or accommodation and get ready to travel
  • Eurail Pass holders (both 1st and 2nd class) can travel on European Sleeper trains
  • Save time and money by taking a night train. From London to Berlin with one travel day
  • Route extension to Dresden and Prague from the 25th of March 2024 
  • Plenty of bike spaces are also available on board with a reservation
Berlin cityscape


The European Sleeper route


European Sleeper Map
  • Brussels
  • Antwerp
  • Roosendaal
  • Rotterdam 
  • The Hague
  • Amsterdam
  • Amersfoort
  • Deventer
  • Bad Bentheim
  • Berlin
  • Dresden 
  • Bad Schandau (Saxon Switzerland) 
  • Děčín 
  • Ústí nad Labem 
  • Prague


How to book your seat or accommodation

(mandatory for travel)


Book early before they sell out


Head on to European Sleeper's website and indicate that you're traveling with an Eurail Pass when selecting your travel group. 


Couple in train in Berlin


What you can book




  • Budget-friendly
  • Classic seats in a shared compartment
  • Perfect for solo travelers



  • Basic berths (couchettes) in a shared or private compartment 
  • 6 or 4 couchettes per compartment 
  • Comfortable option for solo travelers, friends, and families 
  • Fresh linen, a blanket, and a pillow



  • Luxurious 
  • Up to 3 beds per compartment
  • Shared or private 
  • Bigger and softer beds, including fresh linen, a blanket, and a pillow 
  • Private washbasin



More info on all accommodation


The European Sleeper timetable


Outward Journey

Brussels ➡️ Berlin 




Bruxelles Midi / Brussel Zuid 19:22
Antwerpen Centraal 20:01
Roosendaal  20:44
Rotterdam Centraal 21:21
Den Haag HS 21:42
Schiphol Airport 22:11
Amsterdam Centraal 22:34
Amersfoort Centraal 23:12
Deventer 23:52
Bad Bentheim 01:10
Berlin Hauptbahnhof 06:18
Berlin Ostbahnhof 06:27
Dresden Neustadt 08:20
Dresden Hauptbahnhof 08:29
Bad Schandau 08:56
Děčín hl.n. 09:18
Ústí nad Labem hl.n. 09:37
Praha Holešovice 10:45
Praha hl.n. 10:56
Departure Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Arrival Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday


Return Journey

Berlin ➡️ Brussels 




Praha hl.n. 18:04
Praha Holešovice 18:14
Ústí nad Labem hl.n. 19:21
Děčín hl.n. 19:39
Bad Schandau 19:59
Dresden Neustadt 20:30
Dresden Hauptbahnhof 20:37
Berlin Ostbahnhof 22:45
Berlin Hauptbahnhof 22:56
Bad Bentheim 04:00
Deventer 05:09
Amersfoort Centraal 05:46
Amsterdam Centraal 06:31
Rotterdam Centraal 07:32
Roosendaal 08:16
Antwerpen Centraal 08:43
Bruxelles Midi / Brussel Zuid 09:27
Departure Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday
Arrival Monday, Wednesday, Friday



Include a European Sleeper service in your itinerary



 Build your Eurail adventure including a European Sleeper train


Save time and money by traveling on a European Sleeper service when exploring Europe with Eurail. Here's an example itinerary:


  • Travel Day 1 - London to Brussels on the Eurostar
  • Travel Day 1 - Brussels to Berlin on the European Sleeper
  • Travel Day 2 - Berlin to  Munich on the ICE
  • Travel Day 3 - Munich to Vienna on the ICE
  • Travel Day 4 - Vienna to Innsbruck on the Railjet
  • Travel Day 5 - Innsbruck to Venice on the Eurocity


The future of the European Sleeper


Expanding their network


European Sleeper wants to expand their services to:


  • Dresden in 2024
  • Prague in 2024
  • Barcelona in 2025 or 2026
  • The Nordic countries
Prague Charles Bridge


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