Just a short hop in any direction will bring you to lively university towns, sandy beaches and innovative post-war architecture. Explore wide-open countryside with sparkling lakes to swim in during the summer, or skate on in winter.

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Amsterdam Rotterdam 00:36 ฿ 619
Utrecht Amsterdam 00:24 ฿ 309
Amsterdam Heerenveen 01:56 ฿ 972
Eindhoven Amsterdam 01:20 ฿ 796
Amsterdam Sittard 02:10 ฿ 1,017
Amsterdam Oss 01:36 ฿ 707
Kerkrade Centrum Amsterdam 03:13 ฿ 1,061
Roosendal Amsterdam 01:48 ฿ 884
Haarlem Amsterdam 00:18 ฿ 177
Baarn Amsterdam 00:37 ฿ 265
Amsterdam Assen 01:49 ฿ 1,017
Amsterdam Leeuwarden 02:14 ฿ 1,017
Heiloo Amsterdam 00:32 ฿ 265
Amsterdam Weert 01:41 ฿ 884
Amsterdam Castricum 00:23 ฿ 221
Amsterdam Hoogeveen 00:32 ฿ 928
Lelystad Amsterdam 00:36 ฿ 398
Amsterdam Nijmegen 01:25 ฿ 751
Hengelo Amsterdam 01:57 ฿ 1,326
Maastricht Amsterdam 02:24 ฿ 1,061
Amsterdam Venlo 01:58
Amsterdam Breda 01:08 ฿ 840
Amsterdam Deventer 01:12 ฿ 707
Zwolle Amsterdam 01:07 ฿ 751
Hook Of Holland Amsterdam 01:16 ฿ 1,149
Amsterdam Vlissingen 02:56 ฿ 1,061
Amsterdam Dordrecht 01:27 ฿ 707
Amsterdam Groningen 02:07 ฿ 1,061
Amsterdam Goes 02:13 ฿ 1,017
Amsterdam Amersfoort 00:34 ฿ 354
Middelburg Amsterdam 02:45 ฿ 1,061
Gouda Amsterdam 00:52 ฿ 442
Amsterdam Roermond 01:54 ฿ 928
Zandvoort Aan Zee Amsterdam 00:30 ฿ 221
Amsterdam Heerlen 02:34 ฿ 1,061
Delft Amsterdam 00:53 ฿ 530

Train tickets

Country guide

The national railway company of the Netherlands is known as the Nederlandse Spoorwegen (NS). The Netherlands has over 2,800 km of railway network. Train tickets for trains operating in the Netherlands can be booked in advance. International trains connect the Netherlands with neighbouring countries such as France and Belgium. Book train tickets to visit main cities of the Netherlands by train. Dutch cities including Amsterdam, Rotterdam and Eindhoven are all served by trains.


Cycle along Amsterdam’s canals and through the Museum Quarter before heading south to Rotterdam’s post-war architecture. Take the Netherlands’ NS train to The Hague, travel north to Groningen’s lively student ambience or visit cosmopolitan Maastricht in the surprisingly hilly south.


Travel by train to the Netherlands’ northern provinces of Overijssel and Drenthe and cycle through verdant fields and swim in clear lakes. Walk on the seabed during low tide from the far northern mainland to the Waddeneilanden (West Frisian Islands). In freezing climes, skate along frozen canals.

Take Home

Shop for vivid blue ceramics in Delft, Vermeer’s hometown, and browse the country’s biggest clog factory in Beltrum. Buy Dutch cheeses in Gouda and Edam and buy flower bulbs from Keukenhof.

Eat & Drink

Sample raw herring, stop by traditional pancake houses (pannekoekenhuis) or try patatje oorlog, chips in mayonnaise, ketchup, peanut sauce and onions. In traditional ‘brown’ cafés, order a beer with bitterballen, meat croquettes, or uitsmijter, an open fried egg, ham and cheese sandwich.

New Perspective

Book a train to The Netherland’s south-west Friesland province and stay at Stavoren’s De Vrouwe van hotel where four giant wine casks have been turned into en-suite hotel rooms.

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Top cities in Netherlands

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Benefit from bonuses in selected countries and tailor-make your tour in Europe with Eurail Pass. Hotels discount, reduced boat crossing, buses, museums... your Eurail Pass allows you a wide range of negotiated offers in 15 countries in Europe so that you will fully enjoy the journey!

Netherlands (Holland) Bonuses

The national railway company of The Netherlands is NS.
A Eurail Pass valid in the Netherlands is also valid on the following private railway lines:

  • DB Regio Westfalen
  • Noordnet
  • Prignitzer Eisenbahn
  • Synthus
  • Veolia


Stena Line 30% discount
Harwich - Hoek van Holland: (reservation compulsory)
+ 353 (0) 12 047 777

DFDS Seaways 25% discount

Customer reviews

"Amsterdam to Paris"

  Marvin s. 
Good trip, comfortable. Ticket was a bit expensive though.  

"Comfortable train ride"

  Nurhuda Binte j.  25/11/2013
It was the first time taking Thalys from Amsterdam to Paris and it was a nice experience. It was comfortable. Since we booked our tickets in advanced, it was value for money and we were allocated to seats that we wanted.