List of European Night Trains

The list is not complete, contributions and corrections are received with thank!

Regarding subsidies: Except the Russian trains, all cross border trains are (partly) operating on “free traffic”. Domestic Night trains are mostly subsidized, but not all. No private operators (except UK) are subsidized.

The ÖBB network

Regular NightJet services which are:

Wien-Bregenz (domestic)

Villach-Feldkirch (domestic)

Graz-Feldkirch (domestic)

Wien/Graz/Villach-Zürich

Hamburg-Berlin-Zürich

Wien-Hamburg/Düsseldorf

Innsbruck-Hamburg/Düsseldorf

Wien-Rome/Milano (runs via Klagenfurt or via Salzburg)

Wien-Venedig

Wien-Livorno

and

The EuroNight partnerships in collaboration with Balkan/East European countries:

Berlin-Wien/Budapast (EN Metropol) also a section Budapest-Warszawa

München – Zagreb/Rijeka (EN Lisinski)

Wien-Warschawa/Krakow/Kosice

 

Swedish night trains

SJ-nighttrain (Malmö-Stockholm)

SJ-nighttrain (Göteborg-Stockholm-Duved/Storlien and Luleå)

The Polar Circle Express / SJ Norrlandståg (Stockholm-Kiruna-Narvik/Luleå)

Snälltåget in Sweden, seasonal (Malmö-Stockholm-Åre/Duved/Storlien)

Berlin Night Express, seasonal (Malmö-Berlin) – operated by Snälltåget

 

In Norway (NSB)

Bergensbanen (Oslo-Bergen),

Sørlandsbanen (Oslo-Stavanger),

Dovrebanen (Oslo-Trondheim) and

Nordlandsbanen (Trondheim-Bodø)

 

In Finland (VR)

Helsinki/Turku–Rovaniemi/Kemijärvi

Tampere-Kolari

Helsinki-Moscow

 

In Poland (PKP)

Warszawa-Kiev

Warszawa/Wroclaw-Krakow-Lviv

Sczecin-Przemysl

Gdynia/Warszawa/Szczecin-Zakopane

Gdynia-Bielsko-biala

Kolobrzeg-Krakov

Swinoujscie-Warszawa

 

French lines – INTERCITÉS DE NUIT (couchettes only)

Paris-Nice (to 1st October 2017)

Paris-Rodez

Paris-La Tour Carol

Paris -Briançon (weekends)

Paris-Port Bou ( back from 1st of July during holidays and weekends)

Paris-Irun (uncertain future)

 

Italian lines (Treni Notte)

Rome – Palermo/Syracuse (Lonely Planet: Super Sleeper Train)

Palermo-Pisa-Genova-Milano

Milano-Roma-Palermo/Siracusa (a VERY long run)

Trieste-Venezia-Roma

Lecce-Bologna-Torino/Milano

Torino-Salerno

Torino-Lecce

Milano-Lecce

Lecce-Roma (not daily)

Bolzano-Verona-Roma (not daily)

 

Russian services to Western Europe

Moscow-Paris

Moscow-Nice

Moscow-Berlin (Talgo)

 

Other Eastern European locations

Wien – Budapest – Braşov – Bucureşti Nord, is called “Dacia”, a Romanian train

Bucureşti – Curdici (at the Hungarian border) – Wien, “Ister”

Braşov – Budapest, “Corona”

Bucureşti – Chişinău

Cheb – Košice

Cheb – Hummené

Prague – Košice- Kiev

Prague – Warszawa

Prague – Budapest

Bratislava-Kiev

Budapest-Kiev

Bucureşti-Kiev (once a week)

Beograd – Sofia

Beograd – Bar (Montenegro)

Sofia – Istanbul (Sirkeci)

in season:
Prague – Split

Prague – Bar

Domestic Romanian trains with sleepers/couchettes:
Bucureşti-Timişoara
Constanța-Bucureşti-Arad
Bucureşti-Oradea-Satu Mare
Bucureşti-Baia Mare/Bistrița/Cluj
Bucureşti-Sighetu Marmației
Bucureşti-Vatra Dornei
Bucureşti-Suceava
Bucureşti-Iaşi
Timişoara-Iaşi (2 daily overnight trains)

Caledonian Sleeper

London-Glasgow/Edinburgh and further north to Fort William/Inverness/Aberdeen

 

Night Riviera Sleeper

London-Penzance

 

Trenhotel (in Spain and Portugal)

Madrid – A Coruña – Pontevedra, Rias Gallegas”

Madrid – Ferrol, “Atlántico”

Barcelona – A Coruña / Vigo, “Galicia”

Madrid – Lisbon, “Lusitania”

Lisbon – Hendaye (border to France)

 

Private and seasonal operations – often with car transport

Thello, Paris-Venice

BTE AutoReiseZug Hamburg-Lörrach

EE-Autozug from Düsseldorf (Germany) to Livorno/Verona (Italy)

Optima Express Autoreisezug, Villach (Austria) – Edirne (Turkey)

Astra Trans Carpatic from Arad to Bucureşti Nord via Sighişoara and Braşov

RegioJet Prague – Košice

Schnee Express, Hamburg – Bludenz/Schwarzach

 

3 thoughts on “List of European Night Trains”

  1. Richard Hunt says:

    Within the OBB East European collaboration, I am regularly using the Zurich -Prague sleeper now. Last time I used it, it also carried cars to Budapest, the train splits at Linz.

  2. Clemens says:

    Thanks. It is hard to gather this overview out of train websites. A europewide map would be great.

  3. Sebastian says:

    Thanks for this useful list! Lets hope that many of the trains will survive…

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