Venice Simplon-Orient-Express – London to Verona

Depart London Victoria / Arrive Verona Porta Nuova

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, your time aboard the train promises to be as enchanting as the destination.

Travel between historical cities aboard The Venice-Simplon-Orient-Express, enjoy a night at the opera in Arena di Verona or enjoy a romantic stroll through across the Plazza dei Signori.

We can offer a wide range of luxury hotel accommodation, flights and all transfers for the best possible price.


  • Fine Dining
  • Food Included
  • Unique Experiences
  • Authentic Vintage Cabins
  • Classic Route
  • Available as Inclusive Tour

From £2,365 pp


Prices are per person for the train only

ItineraryOpera at Arena di VeronaOther Destinations

Train Itinerary & Timetable

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

Opera at Arena di Verona

The perfect addition to your trip – a night at the Opera. The Arena di Verona is the perfect setting for some of the most famous opera.

The 2019 Arena di Verona Opera Festival runs from 21st June to 7th September:

Arena di Verona Festival Dates


2019 DATES



2019 Arena di Verona Festival Dates

‘Carmen’ by Bizet

6 July, 10 July, 13 July, 18 July, 23 July, 27 July,
2 August, 24 August, 27 August, 04 September

‘La Traviata’ by Verdi

21 June, 28 June, 11 July, 19 July, 25 July,
01 August, 08 August, 17 August, 22 August,
30 August, 05 September

‘Il Trovatore’ by Verdi

04 July, 07 July, 20 July, 26 July

‘Aida’ by Verdi

22 June, 27 June, 05 July, 09 July, 12 July, 21 July,
24 July, 28 July, 03 August, 09 August, 18 August,
25 August, 28 August, 31 August,
03 September, 07 September

‘Tosca’ by Pucinni

10 August, 16 August, 23 August,
29 August, 06 September

Special Ballet event: Roberto Bolle and Friends

16 July, 17 July

Special 50th Anniversary – Placido Domingo Night

04 August


2020 DATES



2020 Arena di Verona Festival Dates

‘Cavalleria Rusticana’ & ‘Pagliacci’

13 June, 19 June, 26 June, 3 July, 8 July, 17 July,
23 July, 8 August, 13 August 22 August

‘Aida’ by Verdi

20 June, 25 June, 05 July, 10 July, 14 July, 18 July,
24 July, 30 July, 02 August, 05 August, 09 August,
12 August, 20 August, 29 August,
1 September, 5 September

‘Turandot’ by Puccini

27 June, 11 July, 16 July, 31 July,
14 August, 26 August, 3 September

‘La Traviata’ by Verdi

1 August, 7 August 15 August, 21 August
27 August, 2 September

‘Nabucco’ by Verdi

4 July, 9 July, 15 July, 25 July, 6 August
11 August, 19 August, 28 August, 4 September

Special Ballet event: Roberto Bolle and Friends

21 July, 22 July

Special Gala Event ‘Serata di Gala’ – with extraordinary guests

28 June

Special Gala Event – Placido Domingo Night

07 July

Beethoven Symphony No 9 in D minor

23 August

Venice Simplon-Orient-Express Destinations

Current Venice Simplon-Orient-Express destinations are London, Paris, Venice, Verona, Istanbul, Vienna, Budapest, Berlin and Prague.

London to Venice


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  • London to Venice – Fly Home

London to Venice (return)


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  • Return Trip London to Venice

Venice To London


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  • Fly to Venice – Return by Orient Express

London To Paris


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Paris to Istanbul


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  • 5 Night trip – A unique journey undertaken only once per year

Istanbul to Paris


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  • 5 Night trip – Runs only once per year

Vienna to London


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  • Runs only twice a year

London to Verona


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  • Travel to Verona and take in an Opera

Departure Dates

2019 & 2020 London/Venice Train Timetable


Venice Simplon-Orient-Express Departure Dates

2019 Departure Dates


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2020 Departure Dates


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