ICE train

ICE - travel on board a high-speed train.

Explore Germany and its neighbouring countries with ICE connections. There are five types of ICE trains. Come and meet our fleet!

What travel on an ICE offers

Our trains and your benefits

  • ICE 3neo: for greater comfort in train travel

    The ICE 3neo offers numerous innovations for improved comfort, including windows that are permeable to mobile communications to ensure stable reception, and luggage racks with more storage space for your bags. You will find tablet holders and power sockets at all seats in 1st and 2nd class.

    More about the ICE 3neo (in German)
  • The first generation

    The era of high-speed services started when the ICE 1 was launched in 1991. The dining car with the "hump" makes it easy to recognise.
  • Entlang eines Weinberges bei Naumburg (Saale)

    The flexible one

    The second generation made its debut in 1996. Two trains could be coupled together.
  • ICE 513 bei Einfahrt in den Zielbahnhof

    The first train for travelling at 300 km/h

    The ICE 3 set a new standard in 2000 by reaching a top speed of 300 km/h.
  • The new ICE

    Enjoy travelling in comfort thanks to our trains' new ergonomic seats, more space for storing luggage, family areas, children's areas and quiet zones.
  • Im Morgennebel

    King of the curve

    The ICE T went into service in 1999. Its tilting technology lets it tackle twisting lines with ease.
  • The fast and relaxed way to your destination

    The ICE Sprinter offers the fastest connection between Germany's major cities.
  • Paar im Zug verstaut ihr Gepäck

    No additional payment for luggage

    You can bring luggage with you without the need to reserve space. Please use the luggage storage facilities on the train.
  • Pärchen mit Tablet im Zug

    Surf and work on board

    The ICE's free Wifi network lets you work or surf the net while travelling. The ICE Portal contains information and entertainment options.
  • ICE 4 - Baureihe 412

    On-board restaurant and bistro

    Browse the extensive menus in our on-board restaurants or get a snack from the bistro car if you're feeling peckish.
  • Space and comfort

    Travelling in First-class is a relaxing, comfortable option. More legroom and service at your seat make every journey a pleasure.
  • Ein junger Mann sitzt mit angewinkelten Knien auf dem Sitz und schaut auf sein Handy

    Keeping in contact

    Around two-thirds of the seats in first and second class have optimised mobile phone reception.