24 August 2022

TUI Group relaunches train travel – TUI Ski Express offers overnight trips to the Austrian Alps for Dutch guests

Embark on a Friday evening and arrive the next day well-rested at your favorite winter sports destination. A proposal more and more holidaymakers find particularly attractive.

Launching this winter, the TUI Ski Express will travel weekly from Amsterdam and Utrecht to the Austrian alps. It will create a direct connection for those seeking for a timeout in the mountains or simply want to go skiing. Afterall, Austria is the favorite skiing destination of the Dutch.

„Offering our customers a choice of transport is a great approach. We have this first pilot test at TUI Netherlands and I look forward to learning from the experience. What is successful in one market, we at TUI can quickly roll out to other markets. Sustainability and innovation are very important to all of us and the Netherlands are quite often pioneers. I'm curious about the experience. Will keep you updated on LinkedIn.” – Sebastian Ebel, CEO of TUI Group as of October 1st.

The TUI Ski Express has big shoes to fill, but it can rely on a rich TUI heritage. From the late 1970s until the mid-1990s, the TUI Ferien Express was the choice for millions of holidaymakers in Germany, while additional holiday trains have been successful in other European TUI markets like the UK and Sweden.

The Dutch train will be operated in collaboration with Green City, schedules are weekly from December 23 through March 31. After boarding in Amsterdam or Utrecht, the train splits in Wörgl into a route to Tirol and Salzburgerland, to stop at the various popular winter sports resorts.

More information (in Dutch) can be found here.