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Travel by night train to Germany!

Make your journey a part of the adventure. Travel during the night and wake up on the continent, ready to seize the day!

From sleeping compartments to comfortable couchettes or the cheapest option seating carriage, there is something available for every travel need. You depart Sweden in the evening and arrive in Germany the next morning. You can find the exact timetable by searching for a journey on sj.se

Travel to Hamburg all year round or visit Berlin during the summer months!

With SJ EuroNight you can travel from Sweden to Hamburg all year round. We are now extending the line from Hamburg to Berlin during parts of the year! From April to September, you can travel with SJ EuroNight all the way to the German capital, Berlin.

Good to know when travelling with SJ EuroNight

Will the bed be made for me and when do I present my passport? You can find the answer to these questions and more further down in this page.

The departure and arrival station in Hamburg and Berlin may differ depending on what time of year you are travelling. Please take note of the information on your ticket.

Different compartments on SJ EuroNight

Travel in a sleeping compartment, couchette or seating carriage. You can share a compartment with others or book a private compartment.

Sleeping compartment 1 Class

Private compartment for 1-3 people with ready-made beds. Shower and WC in the compartment. AC. Breakfast and access to SJ Lounge is included.

Sleeping compartment 2 Class

Compartment for 1-2 people with ready-made beds. Sink in the compartment. Shower and WC in the carriage. AC. Breakfast is included.

Couchette 2 Class

Compartment for 1–6 people. You make your own berth with provided bed linen. WC in the carriage. AC.

Seating carriage 2 Class

Seat in compartment for 1–6 people. WC in the carriage.

Good to know when you travel on board SJ EuroNight

Bed linen

Bed linen is available in your compartment when you board the train. Beds in sleeping compartments are ready-made when you board. You have to make the bed yourself if you are travelling in a couchette.

Berlin Gesundbrunnen and Berlin Hbf

During six months of the year (April-September), SJ EuroNight also stops in Berlin. When you arrive in Berlin with SJ EuroNight, the train will terminate at Berlin Hbf. However, when you depart from Berlin, the train will depart from Berlin Gesundbrunnen (excluding Saturdays). Please take note of the information on your ticket.

Berlin Gesundbrunnen is located in the northern part of Berlin and the city centre is only an 8 minute metro journey away. 

Berlin Hfb is the main railway station in Berlin and is located in the central part of the city.

Children travelling alone

Kids younger than 16 are not allowed to travel alone on SJ EuroNight.

Covid-19

Restrictions and recommendations may differ between different countries and train operators. It is your responsibility as a traveller to find out what rules and restrictions apply to your planned trip.

Until 7 April 2023, everyone over the age of 14 must wear an FFP2 face mask when using public transportation in Germany. This includes passengers entering Germany with SJ EuroNight. Don't forget to bring a face mask when boarding the train as face masks are not available on board for purchase.

Disability

There is, unfortunately, no room for wheelchairs on board. We are hoping to be able to offer wheelchair spaces in the future. There are designated Disabled seats located close to the exit and WC in the seating carriage.

Discount fares

Our discounts for students, seniors and children apply for travel with SJ EuroNight. If you have an annual pass you receive a 25 % discount on SJ EuroNight tickets.

Doors and locks

The compartments can only be locked from the inside.

Food and beverages

You can purchase simple meals, snacks, sweets, and beverages from the onboard Minibistro. Lactose and gluten-free options are available. The Minibistro opens one hour after departure and closes around 23:30. It opens again for breakfast at 5.00 am.  If you are travelling in a sleeping compartment, breakfast is included in your journey as is served in your compartment.

Debit and credit cards as well as Apple and Google Pay are accepted as payment methods on board. It is not possible to pay with cash.

You are not allowed to drink any alcohol brought on board during the journey.

Should you have forgotten essentials such as a toothbrush, earplugs or mobile charger, a smaller range of similar items are available for purchase in the Minibistro.

See the menu.

Hamburg-Altona and Hamburg Hbf

Depending on the time of year, the SJ EuroNight will embark from two different stations in Hamburg. Please take note of the information on your ticket.

Hamburg-Altona is located in the western part of Hamburg and the city centre is only a 10 min metro ride away.

Hamburg Hbf is the main railway station in Hamburg and is located in the central part of the city.

Luggage

Our regular luggage rules apply for travel with SJ EuroNight and you may only bring luggage that you can easily carry and bring on board yourself. This means that you may bring no more than two bags, one hand luggage and one piece of special luggage. Read our luggage rules for more information about maximum luggage dimensions and special luggage.

There is space in the compartments to store your luggage. Special luggage should always be placed on the floor under the lower bunk. Luggage must not be placed in other parts of the carriage than in your compartment.

No smoking

You are not allowed to smoke on board.

Onboard staff

Our train attendants are available for any questions during the journey. If you need to come in contact with them, please go to the staff compartment or in the Minibistro.

Passport and border control

You need to travel with a valid passport or national ID. ID controls may occur several times during the journey, including during nighttime. It is your responsibility to make sure that you carry the documentation necessary (for yourself and your luggage) to enter Sweden, Denmark and/or Germany.

Pets

Pets are allowed in some seating compartments and couchettes. Pets travel on the floor and are not allowed in the bunks or seats.

Read more about travelling with your pets.

Wake-up call

Please contact the on-board staff if you want to request a wake-up call. It is not possible to stay on board after the train has reached its final destination.

Wifi

We do not offer onboard wifi on SJ EuroNight. So make sure to download any music, films och shows that you want to watch before boarding. Or better yet, just enjoy the journey and hang out with your travel companions or other passengers!

Train travel in Europe

In collaboration with Omio, we now offer you the chance to buy one-way tickets and round trips to the most popular destinations in Europe. Travel to Berlin, London, Paris and more and enjoy the beautiful views from the train window before the adventure awaits when you disembark.

Interrail in Europa

If you want to discover more than one city in Europe, Interrail is the perfect option for you! With the Interrail pass you can travel with 37 different train and ferry companies in over 33 different European countries. The possibilities are endless!

We have partnered with europarunt.se to offer you the opportunity to purchase Interrail passes in an easy and convenient way.

Foto: Eurail B.V.