The Classic Orient-Express journey : London to Venice

The classic Orient-Express journey! Depart London mid-morning for your luxurious overnight journey to Venice, where you arrive late afternoon the next day. Sit back and enjoy the lovely Kentish countryside, magnificent Swiss Alps and the beautiful Italian Dolomites on this journey. Throughout your journey you will be attended by your own personal Steward.

Day 1

As you board the gleaming carriages of the British Pullman train at London Victoria station, your steward will show you to your reserved seat. After crossing the channel board the blue and gold carriages of the Continental Wagons-Lits. After you have settled into your comfortable privatecabin it will soon be time to dress for dinner. Why not sip a pre-dinner cocktail before making your way to one of the magnificent restaurant cars. Here you will be served a delicious four-course dinner, prepared by our skilled French chefs. After dinner you may want to linger in the bar car, listening to the sound of the baby grand piano. When you are ready, retire to your cabin, which has now been transformed into a cosy bedroom.

Day 2

You awake to the magnificent scenery of the Swiss Alps as breakfast is served in yourcabin at a time to suit you. Spend the morning in the Bar Car chatting to fellow guests over coffee. Enjoy a leisurely three-course lunch served in another of the beautiful restaurant cars. While away the afternoon with a visit to the on board Boutique to purchase souvenirs, or relax in your cabin and admire passing scenery as the train travels through the Italian Dolomites. Later, afternoon tea is served in your cabin as you travel through the Brenner Pass. All too soon it is time to prepare to disembark as the train crosses the Venetian Lagoon and pulls into Santa Lucia station.

Please note: the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express route is subject to change without prior warning due to last minute railway engineering works or similar.

Places Covered:

London, Paris, Innsbruck, Verona, Venice


  • Luxury blue and gold Wagons-Lits
  • Accommodation in luxurious cabins with your own personal steward
  • Gourmet meals

Train Departure Schedule :

2012 : January - March , April - June , July - September , October - December

Journey Dates :

  • Mar: 22, 29
  • Apr: 05, 12, 19, 22, 26
  • May: 03, 06, 13, 17, 20, 27
  • Jun: 07, 17, 24, 28
  • Jul: 12, 19, 26
  • Aug: 16, 23
  • Sep: 16, 20, 23, 27
  • Oct: 01, 11, 18 ,21 ,28
  • Nov: 01, 08
  • Shared Occupancy of a Double Cabin
  • Shared Occupancy of a Suite cabin
  • £ 1,830
  • £ 2,890


All table d'hôte meals

Accommodation on board based on two people sharing

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