Discover Europe in style with a luxurious rail journey

See the delights of the continent while travelling in unparalleled luxury: this is what rail journeys in Europe can offer. From the iconic Venice Simplon-Orient-Express to the Grand Hibernian that trails across Ireland – these journeys will take you back to the Golden Age of travel.

Luxuriously appointed carriages, inviting bedrooms with crisp sheets and sophisticated dining cars, this collection of elegant sleeper trains will help you discover the romance of rail.

Travel in style, and awake rested at incredible destinations in Europe. See what experiences are on offer.

  • Travel from London to Venice aboard the legendary Venice Simplon-Orient-Express.
  • See the Scottish Highlands in unprecedented comfort on the Belmond Royal Scotsman.
  • Climb aboard the 1920s British Pullman to explore the historic gems of England.
  • Crisscross the lush Irish countryside on the Belmond Grand Hibernian.
  • Enjoy a five-course Champagne dinner as the Northern Belle glides through the landscapes of Great Britain.

Explore our itineraries below to inspire your own rail adventure across Europe.

Enjoy the various landscapes of Europe comfortably from your elegant cabin, paired with exceptional meals. It is the encounters you have in the bar wagon, the exceptional service and the luxury heritage, that make it incomparable to any hotel stay. Whether you are travelling on the iconic Venice Orient Express or riding the Belmond Royal Scotsman across the stunning Scottish countryside, you just cannot deny the old-world glamour and style of travelling by rail.

Hanna Fischer
Senior Travel Designer

Itineraries for a luxury rail journey in Europe

Luxury trains in Europe