Venice Simplon-Orient-Express – London to Paris

Departs London Victoria / Arrives Paris Gare de l’Est

You need only glimpse its gleaming carriages and be greeted by the steward in his distinctive uniform to know that the most memorable journey of your life has begun. Depart London late morning before crossing the English Channel for your journey to Paris, where you arrive just after dinner. (hotel & return travel arrangements not included in price guide). UNFORTUNATELY THIS ROUTE HAS BEEN SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE Due to the 2018 SNCF strike action, Belmond have regretfully suspended offering service to Paris.
  • Fine Dining
  • Food Included
  • Unique Experiences
  • Authentic Vintage Cabins
  • Day Trip to Paris
  • Available as Inclusive Tour


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Dining on board the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express

Indulge in a sensational feast aboard the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express train

Exceptional European cuisine is freshly prepared in the train’s kitchen by the Chef and his skilled team. Fresh ingredients are taken on board at stops along the route. Look out the window and you may spot the chef inspecting lobsters from Brittany, tomatoes from Provence or saltmarsh lamb from Mont St Michel. The set-menus are an inclusive part of your trip. Drinks and à la carte options are also available at an additional charge. The Chefs will be delighted to cater for any specific dietary requirements – please ensure that you inform us of your needs at the time of booking. Sample Lunch and Dinner Menus – Venice Simplon-Orient-Express
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Dining Carriages

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Dining Carriages on board the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express

vsoe-diningcarriage-lbox There are three restaurant carriages on the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express all with their own unique feel and décor.

Dining Car 4095 L’Oriental

Built by the Birmingham Railway Carriage and Wagon Company in 1927 was comissioned as a Pullman Kitchen Car. It has an Oriental theme with Chinese style laquer wall panels.

Dining Car 4110 Etoile du Nord

Built by the Birmingham Railway Carriage and Wagon Company in 1926 to serve on the Etoile du Nord Pullman Train.

Dining Car 4141 Côte d’Azur

Built in 1929, this was originally a 1st Class Pullman Car used on the Cote d’Azur Pullman Express. The carriage features ornate glass panels by René Lalique.

Bar Car

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Bar Car

vsoe-bar-lbox The Bar Car was built in France in 1931 and based at the Gare Saint-Lazare in Paris. After the war it ran as part of the Sud Express from Paris to Irún on the Spanish border and from Paris to Toulouse in Le Capitole. Today it boasts a beautiful, Art Nouveau-style interior by Gérard Gallet.


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Venice-Simplon-Orient-Express Cabins




The Venice Simplon-Orient-Express train is quite unlike anything you will ever experience…. From the 1920s to the ‘30s the carriages of the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express train played a significant role in the golden age of travel. Today, every carriage has been lovingly restored to its former glory, recreating one of the finest luxury experiences the world has ever known. Relax in an opulent cabin while a dedicated steward attends to your every need.
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Single Cabin

There are a strictly limited amount of single cabins available on board at no extra cost. It is occasionally possible to combine adjoining single cabins into a single cabin suite for the same total cost as one double cabin.

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Double Cabin

During the day each Double Cabin is configured as a lounge with a banquette sofa, footstool, small table and a washbasin cabinet with hot and cold water. At night it becomes a cosy bedroom with an upper and lower (bunk) bed. A beautiful mosaic-tiled lavatory is located in each carriage.

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Double Cabin

Cabin Suites consist of two interconnecting double cabins. You can choose between single beds or keep one cabin as a lounge, with upper and lower beds in the other.

Package Offer

paris-trip-offer From £1,198pp

Take the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express and stay in the Hotel Mayfair in Paris


What’s included

  • Depart London Victoria on The Venice Simplon-Orient-Express
  • Brunch and Dinner on The Venice Simplon-Orient-Express
  • Arrive Paris (Gare de l’Est)
  • 1 night Hotel Mayfair – Superior Room buffet breakfast included
  • Return Paris to London Eurostar Premier Class

Special Package Offer From Only £1,198 pp

Train Itinerary & Timetable

Travel on the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express train to Paris and return by air. Depart London mid-morning for your luxurious journey to Paris. Spend a few nights in the romantic city of Paris (hotel and return travel arrangements not included in guide price) before returning to the UK by either Eurostar or Air.

Let us package a trip for you including a luxury hotel and return travel arrangements.

Hotel San Regis

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Hotel San Regis

In an unrivalled position, Hotel San Regis is a mid-19th century mansion house that sits between the Champs-Élysées and Avenue Montaigne hotel-san-regis Each of the 32 rooms and 11 suites has its own character, fine materials, variety of colors and objets d’art blending in a refined and unique setting. Modern amenities are not forgotten and are discretely integrated.

Hotel Mayfair

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Hotel Mayfair

hotel-Paris-Mayfair The Hotel Mayfair Paris is a 4 star boutique hotel in Paris, located between the Place de la Concorde and the Louvre.

Hotel Le Bristol

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Hotel Le Bristol

hotel-le-bristol The ultimate luxury in Paris. The rooms are pure luxury, with huge beds that you could sleep in for days, elegant furnishings, and spacious bathrooms. “Le Bristol is like a little serene heaven in the middle of a chaotic and at times, rude, city of Paris.”

Four Seasons Hotel

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Four Seasons Hotel George V

hotel-four-seasons-paris This landmark Parisian Hotel ranks amongst the best in the world. The ambiance is fascinating, the service – top level, the rooms are beautifully arranged and very clean and the food is amazing. A faultless Hotel.


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