Skip the Flights and Take This Cheaper Brand-New Sleeper Train Linking European Several Cities

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Taking flights in Europe comes at a high cost creating a huge hole in the pocket! Travelling to Europe isn't just about the commute but the hotel bookings, the food and drink expenditure along with the extra activities that we all want to experience! And since summer is a high season, it's only wise to save atleast on the commute. If you are looking for a cheaper way to explore Europe, look no further. The 'Good Night Train' to Berlin, is launching soon this month and will cost you less than half during your journey in Europe.

The European Sleeper is a new train that will take the passengers from London to Berlin via Amsterdam, with a stop in Brussels.

Starting 25 May 2023, new 'Good Night Train' operator 'European Sleeper' is launching a new sleeper train linking Brussels, Antwerp, Rotterdam, Amsterdam with Berlin. This route will make your job easy in planning the itinerary from London into the Schengen area.

The European Sleeper train is an affordable option that comes with free breakfast and Wi-Fi on board. The train has future to start journey between Berlin and Barcelona for future routes, and an overnight route between Amsterdam to Barcelona.

Train Timings

Train timetable (c) European Sleeper

Photo of Skip the Flights and Take This Cheaper Brand-New Sleeper Train Linking European Several Cities by Kadambari Bhatte (curlytravelmess)

The service will run three times a week and eventually become a nightly service by 2024.

The Brussels-to-Berlin route departs every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, while the Berlin-to-Brussels route departs every Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday.

Passengers will first start their journey on the Eurostar train from London which departs from St Pancras at 3:30 pm. This will arrive at 6:04 pm in Brussels Midi, where they’ll board the European Sleeper.

There are nine other stops along the way, including in Antwerp, Rotterdam, Amsterdam and Hanover, without needing the passengers to change the trains.


- London to Brussels by Eurostar starts at £52 one-way or £78 return in standard class.

- €49 in a seat, €79 with a couchette in 6-berth, €99 with a bed in 4-berth, £115 one-way, £199 return standard premier (1st class).

- From €109 with a bed in 3-bed sleeper, from €129 with a bed in 2-bed sleeper, from €159 with a bed in single-bed sleeper.

- Bikes can be added for a fee of €24,

- Pets can be transported if you’ve booked a private compartment, but they are not allowed on the Eurostar from London.

- Children under the age of 4 travel for free, while those ages 11 and under travel at a reduced fare.

Please note that the Interrail/Eurail passes cannot be used on the European Sleeper service. They can be used on the Eurostar or RegioJet if you opt to take that train from London.

Ticket Bookings

Book the sleeper at for the first departure starting on 25 May 2023.

Book the Eurostar connection separately at

It's possible that tickets for the sleeper and for Eurostar will be bookable together in one place at

So are you planning to take the Good Night Train on your next European adventure and travel to Berlin from Amsterdam by train? Let us know in the comments your plans and share this article with your friends planning a trip to Europe!

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