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Ferry to Germany from the UK (via Amsterdam - Germany Train) 

There is no direct ferry to Germany from the UK, however it is only a short drive or train journey from any of our ferry ports in Holland, Denmark or France.

DB Bahn operate regular trains to Germany from Amsterdam. With many famous cities including Berlin, Cologne and Munich, Germany is a country with a range of places to see and visit.

North to South Germany holds a huge variety of attractions; from golden sandy beaches to luscious pine fringed lakes, making Germany the ideal location in Europe for a picturesque short break.

A combination of ferry and train travel is the ideal cost effective way to get to Germany. Travel to Amsterdam via our ferries and use our travel partner DB Bahn to get you the rest of the way.

With a number of top German cities like Dusseldorf and Dortmund just over 2 hours away and other cities such as Hamelin and Cologne within reach, you can relax on the train with a drink and get something to eat, ready to start your German adventure.


How To Book

You need to make two separate bookings in order to complete your travel to Germany online.

Please keep this window open while you complete the bookings so that you can refer back to it when necessary. 

Please note that the two services are not automatically linked. Please ensure both bookings are correct and travel times are correct. DFDS Seaways cannot accept responsibility for DB Bahn services.


Getting To Germany

With a regular train service leaving Amsterdam Central Station, getting to some of Germany's major cities can be achieved in as little as two and half hours.

Destination Driving Distance
Dusseldorf  2 hours 12 minutes
Essen 2 hours 17 minutes 
Cologne 2 hours 38 minutes 
Leverkusen 2 hours 39 minutes 
Dortmund 2 hours 41 minutes 
Frankfurt 4 hours
Bremen 4 hours 17 minutes
Hannover 4 hours 21 minutes
Berlin 6 hours 12 minutes
Munich 7 hours 30 minutes

DB Bahn: Please note by making a separate booking for train travel via DB Bahn you are booking directly with DB Bahn and not DFDS Seaways. Please note that any future correspondence should be taken up directly with DB Bahn Europe after completion of your sale, via their website.