Venice Simplon-Orient-Express – London to Berlin

Depart London Victoria / Arrive Berlin

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. Make a glamorous entrance aboard the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express and arrive in Berlin, stay over and enjoy the dramatic history and eclectic architecture of this beautiful city. Your journey from London to Berlin promises to be unforgettable. Dine on elegant cuisine crafted from the finest regional ingredients. Mingle with like-minded travelers in the observation car, or admire the ever-changing scenery from the comfort of your vintage cabin We can offer a wide range of luxury Berlin hotel accommodation, flight and all transfers for the best possible price.
  • Fine Dining
  • Food Included
  • Unique Experiences
  • Authentic Vintage Cabins
  • Classic Route
  • Available as Inclusive Tour

Guide Price £2,365 pp

Prices are per person for the train trip and for guidance only
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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.

Train Itinerary & Timetable

Travel on the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express train to Berlin and return by air. Depart London mid-morning for your luxurious overnight journey to Berlin, where you arrive late afternoon the next day. Spend 2 nights in Berlin (hotel not included in guide price) before returning to the UK by air.


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