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Distribusion Technologies Partners with European Sleeper to Increase Global Online Sales

20 December 2023

From left to right - Jorge Camal (ADO), Eduardo Cortes (DT), Alejandro Ugarte (DT), Yazmin Castillo (ADO), Barbara Sarti (Google)

Travellers will be able to find and book sleeper trains with the Dutch-Belgian private rail company on Google, Omio, TicTacTrip and more

BERLIN (20.12.2023)  - Distribusion Technologies, a global leader in ground transportation technology headquartered in Berlin, Germany is proud to announce its partnership with European Sleeper, a unique Dutch-Belgian private rail company dedicated to sleeper trains as a sustainable, efficient and comfortable alternative to flying. 

European Sleeper will use Distribusion’s feature-rich API to connect their overnight rail offerings to the retailers of their choice, including Omio and TicTacTrip where they already are live. Distribusion paired European Sleeper with our retail partner, TicTacTrip, as both companies have a focus on sustainable and low-carbon travel. When European Sleeper wants to explore other markets, Distribusion will be there to support, offering access to more than 150 of the world’s largest international travel retailers. 

European Sleeper operates a sleeper train with sleeper, couchette and seating cars three times a week between Brussels, Amsterdam, and Berlin, selling more than 25,000 tickets since its launch in May 2023.  Founded in 2021 as a cooperative, European Sleeper raised 4.5 million in equity from more than 3,000 small and medium-sized private investors, making European Sleeper wholly community owned.  In March 2024, the overnight service will extend from to Dresden and Prague and by 2025 there are plans underway to join Amsterdam, Brussels and Barcelona. 

European Sleeper is already live on Google Maps and Google Transit thanks to Distribusion’s best-in-class GTFS feed. Distribusion also provides European Sleeper with our online booking engine tied to our seamless ticketing links, transforming interested users to paying customers with one of the fastest search-to-book flows in the industry.

“We are proud to start this strategic partnership with Distribusion and happy to build on the next steps. It is very exciting to become available for so many different distribution platforms and reach a larger audience for the night trains that we are operating. We consider this of great importance for the night train product and the development of sustainable train transportation at a European level.” said Chris Engelsman, Co-Founder at European Sleeper

“Sleeper trains are a distinct way to travel, combining sustainability and practicality with a bit of adventure. We are excited to be the first to offer European Sleeper’s unique content to our retail partners, allowing travellers to easily book a fantastic night train experience. We look forward to watching them extend their network and frequencies in the near future.”  said Romain Ventanas, Head of Rail Partnerships at Distribusion Technologies.

About Distribusion Technologies

Distribusion Technologies sets the technological standard for ground transportation worldwide. Since developing the first global B2B booking API, Distribusion has positioned themselves as the industry leader, currently connecting/partnering with more than 1,000 ground transportation providers and/to more than 150 global online travel brands. Distribusion allows both carriers and retailers to access the market at scale, taking care of the online process from search to settlement. For more information, visit

More information about European Sleeper

European Sleeper is a new Dutch-Belgian rail company focusing on sleeper trains. European Sleeper is part of the movement which is putting the sleeper train in Europe back on the map. With European Sleeper, we are connecting countries and cities and people and businesses. Our ambition is to introduce a new train service every year. More and more people will abandon planes, cars or buses and board the sleeper train to be transported to new places as they sleep.

European Sleeper is a cooperative organisation. At the end of May 2021, European Sleeper had raised €500,000 in starting capital within three months by selling shares to over 350 small investors from various countries in Europe and beyond. In 2022 and 2023, an amazing €4,000,000 in shares were sold. This has created an enthusiastic community, which is involved in the development of the business.

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