Fast, cheap travel between Germany and the Netherlands

From EUR 23.90 on short routes, e.g. from Cologne to Amsterdam.
From EUR 43.90 on longer routes, e.g. from Berlin to Amsterdam.

Advantages

  • Travel from Frankfurt to Amsterdam in 4 hours, with 8 connections every day
  • From Berlin to Amsterdam in under 6 hours
  • Children up to 14 years of age travel free of charge in many cases with an accompanying person who is at least 15 years of age
  • 25% discount on the German part of the route with BahnCard 25/50/100 excluding City-Ticket)
  • Tickets are available up to six months in advance
From EUR 23.90

Frequently asked questions about the saver fare Europe Netherlands

Tickets for a single journey start from EUR 23.90 in second class and EUR 33.90 in first class. Prices are subject to availability.

25% discount on the German part of the route with a BahnCard 25/50/100. The BahnCard 100 discount does not apply to the saver fare Europe France.

  • Children up to 5 years of age always travel free of charge and do not need to be indicated when booking.
  • Children aged 6-14 travel free of charge when accompanied by a person aged 15 or over. However, they must be indicated in the booking. The ticket holder can bring up to four children per ticket.
  • Children up to the age of 11 may only travel in the Netherlands when accompanied by a person who is at least 18 years old.
  • Exception: When using a City-Ticket, children aged 6-14 pay the children's fare for a single journey in the respective transport association.

  • Children up to the age of 5 always travel for free on the German section of the route.
  • Children aged 6-14 pay half the adult fare on the German section of the route.
  • Children aged 4-11 pay half the adult fare on the Dutch section of the rout
  • Children up to the age of 11 may only travel in the Netherlands when accompanied by a person who is at least 18 years old.

You can book tickets up to six months before you travel until shortly before a train is due to depart. Please observe the timetable changeovers in June and December.

The City-Ticket is only available for the 130 participating towns and cities in Germany. City-Tickets are not issued for towns and cities in other European countries.  
Therefore, always indicate the specific departure or destination stop in Germany when booking a saver fare Europe or super saver fare Europe ticket. The City-Ticket for flexible travel to and from the long-distance service is included in the total ticket price if the following conditions are met: 

  • The departure or destination stop is in one of the 130 City-Ticket towns and cities 
  • Your booking includes a journey to or from the long-distance service within the City-Ticket area using local transport 

If you indicate in your booking enquiry that you only need long-distance trains (ICE, IC, EC, e.g. from Cologne Main Station to Amsterdam) and do not require a transfer within the City-Ticket area using local transport, the ticket will be issued without a City-Ticket.

You may only travel on long-distance trains (ICE, IC/EC) and on the days indicated on the ticket.
If starting or completing your journey on regional or local trains (RE, RB, IRE, S-Bahn), you are not restricted to specific services or times. Your journey must be completed by 10:00 am the following day.

  • Cancellation is possible for a fee of EUR 10 up to one day before the first day of validity. The refund is issued as a voucher.
  • Cancellation is no longer possible from the first day of validity.

Instant cancellation

You can cancel your digital ticket free of charge within a period of 12 hours (720 minutes) after purchase regardless of the specific offer's terms and conditions. Payment will be refunded in full.

No. A saver fare Europe ticket does not grant the holder access to a DB Lounge.

If you want to enter or leave a station platform but the gates are closed, use the large square barcode at the top right of your online ticket to open them. Simply hold the barcode up to the scanner (illuminated section). The gate will open immediately. If you show your online ticket on a mobile device and have saved your credit card on this device, we recommend deactivating NFC to avoid an unintentional debit.