EuroCity trains are international express trains operating from Germany to Denmark, Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Austria, Slovenia, Croatia and Switzerland. Depending on the route, carriages from different railway companies are in use. You will find coaches of DB (German Railways) on EC trains to Switzerland and Austria, while EC trains to other countries usually consist of material from other railwa companies.
The EC trains of DB consist of recently refurbished coaches with air-condition and power sockets. All trains convey 2nd and 1st class seats. In 2nd class, mosts carriages have four seats per row (2+2 seats) in open-plan arrangement with seats both in rows as well as facing each other with large tables in between. Some cars also have compartments with six seats. In 1st class you will find seats in open-plan arrangement with three seats per row (2+1 seats), most of them in rows with only a few seats facing each other, as well as compartments with six seats. All trains convey a bistro car with a varied menu offering snacks, drinks and several hot dishes. All trains have facilities for the disabled and can also convey bicycles.
Hamburg - Zürich | Hamburg - Praha - Budapest | Dortmund/Köln/Saarbrücken/Frankfurt/München - Graz/Klagenfurt/Ljubljana/Zagreb | Hamburg - Copenhagen | Berlin - Warszawa
reservation possible but not required
2nd class: EUR 4,50
1st class: EUR 5,90