Posts tagged "nightjet"
Case Study: Dachstein in Austria to the UK by train (via Amsterdam)

Case Study: Dachstein in Austria to the UK by train (via Amsterdam)

If you’ve ever wondered how to take the train from the Austrian Alps to the UK via Amsterdam on the way back from a ski trip, then Neil Guthrie – co-creator of  the excellent map ‘The Alps – Skiing by Train‘ kindly put together this report for Ski Flight Free. —– The new best entry...
NightJet services to Austria by train via Amsterdam still an option for winter 2023/24

NightJet services to Austria by train via Amsterdam still an option for winter 2023/24

Eurostar has confirmed that the no Eurostar trains will be able to depart from the Netherlands between June 2024 and January 2025 – a shorter interruption than anticipated. Renovation work in Amsterdam This is because of renovation work at the Amsterdam Central station, which will mean that the Eurostar departure and customs area will be...
NightJet service to run from Amsterdam via Cologne to Austria

NightJet service to run from Amsterdam via Cologne to Austria

Austrian rail operator ÖBB has confirmed that their NightJet service from Amsterdam to the Austrian Alps will continue to operate this winter.    Departures from Amsterdam are every evening at 19.30, stopping at Cologne and connecting to Vienna, and via Munich to to Innsbruck.  British travellers could choose to take the Eurostar to Amsterdam or...
New couchette ‘sleeping pods’ for Austrian Nightjet trains

New couchette ‘sleeping pods’ for Austrian Nightjet trains

Austria’s state railway ÖBB has confirmed they will be introducing a new fleet of night trains from December 2023. Thirty-three of the new trains will take to the rails in December 2023 and will be a significant upgrade on the previous models. The new trains put a focus on solo travelers, including pod-like single cabins,...
‘Which?’ finds rail travel not as expensive for families as flying

‘Which?’ finds rail travel not as expensive for families as flying

According to research from the consumer website ‘Which?’ families can save money travelling by train, when compared to flying. The study looked specifically at the cost of air travel versus the cost of overnight train travel, which is currently enjoying a renaissance in continental Europe. Which? Notes that flights often seem cheaper in the first...