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NS departs night train between Amsterdam and Zurich on December 12th

The long wait is about to end. After announcing that a night train between Amsterdam and Zurich could be on the card last summer Nederlandse Spoorwegen (NS) has confirmed that the service will start on December 12th in time for the Christmas holidays.

Nightjet Zurich launches in time for Christmas

The year-round night trains between the Netherlands and Zurich were discontinued at the end of 2016 due to a significant reduction in passenger numbers. Currently, NS and its partners Swiss Federal Railways (SBB), Austrian Railways (ÖBB), Deutsche Bahn (DB) to improve rail connectivity throughout Europe and make rail travel a viable alternative to flight. Reintroduced the service.

The new Nightjet Zurich service runs nightly all year round between Amsterdam and Zurich and stops in Utrecht, Arnhem, Düsseldorf, Cologne, Frankfurt and Basel. The train departs Amsterdam Central Station at 8:30 pm and arrives at Zurich Central Station at 8:05 am. Alternatively, passengers can return to the Netherlands and arrive at the Dutch capital at 9:15 am.

Fall asleep in the Netherlands and wake up in Switzerland

NS has finally announced the official release date of December 12th. Tickets are already on sale, with seats starting at € 38 and sleepers starting at € 90.

Via Nightjet Couchette, © ÖBB / Harald Eisenberger, ÖBB.

“Night trains are a climate-friendly and popular way of traveling on international trains,” said NS Chief Marjan Rintel. “Night trains to Zurich add a direct connection to European cities to the timetable.”

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NS departs night train between Amsterdam and Zurich on December 12th

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