Planning your Germany train travel

Start planning your rail trip through Germany with our train timetable, railway map and example travel itineraries. Plus get information on when seat reservations are needed.

Train timetable

Use the train timetable to find train departure and arrival times to destinations within Germany, as well as international connections. You can also view the journey time between destinations.
Look for train times on the timetable

Germany railway map

View the Germany railway map, which shows the main train routes operating across the country.
View map of Germany

Travel itineraries

Take a look at our example travel itineraries to help inspire you on where to go on your own rail trip around Germany.
Read our travel itineraries


A reservation is recommended or mandatory for certain trains, although most trains in Germany are reservation-free.
Read about seat reservations