One of the biggest hubs in the Netherlands, also a great city when Amsterdam is to big and bizzy for you :) You have many options to go. Here some examples:
- Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Maastricht, The Hague, Den Helder, Haarlem, 's Hertogenbosch and many more. By Intercity or Sprinter (no reservation possible and needed for Interrail).
- To Rotterdam by Intercity (no reservation), change in Rotterdam to Brussels, Lille, Antwerp, Paris or other French cities. (After Rotterdam, reservation compulsory)
- Via Amsterdam or Amersfoort: trains to Berlin. (After Amersfoort/Amsterdam reservation compulsory)
- Directly from Utrecht: a couple of ICE trains brings you to many German and Swiss cities (like Basel and Frankfurt) (ICE trains, reservation is not compulsory).