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Berlin City Trip

A short Berlin holiday by train to uniquely take in the wonders of Germany’s capital, with travel options by day or overnight sleeper train.

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Description

Visit the reborn capital of Germany on our short Berlin holiday by train and experience the history of Berlin from the building of the Brandenburg Gate in the 18th century to the refurbishment in 1999 of the Reichstag by Norman Foster. Modern history is everywhere with the ruins of the Kaiser Wilhelm church from the 2nd world war to Checkpoint Charlie during Berlin’s post war division during the Cold War. Get your bearings with our one day free hop on hop off bus tour visiting all the main places of interest in Berlin, truly the city of surprises? With our Berlin train holiday you have the option of overnight or day travel.

Want something different to what is shown here? We can bespoke and tailor make any of our holidays to fit your personal wishes. Just call our team for help in creating the perfect holiday.

Price

Prices are per person based on 2 travelling sharing Twin room.

Overnight trains in Double sleeper (1st with Sh/WC)
2 nights sharing in a Twin/Double room
2nd Class
3* Hotel
2nd Class
4* Hotel
1st Class
3* Hotel
1st Class
4* Hotel
Low Season - Jul, Aug, exc. public holidays  £620  £655  £1175  £1215
Mid Season - Jan, Feb, Apr, Nov, Dec, exc. public holidays  £675  £705  £1220  £1255
High Season Mar, May, Jun, Sept, Oct, public holidays  £750  £770  £1320  £1350
 
Day trains, three nights in hotels
       
Low Season - Jul, Aug, exc. public holidays  £285  £320  £420  £465
Mid Season - Jan, Feb, Apr, Nov, Dec, exc. public holidays  £385  £435  £580  £640
High Season Mar, May, Jun, Sept, Oct, public holidays  £515  £570  £765  £825

Please note public holidays and trade fairs may affect these prices. Prices are based on the current exchange rate. We reserve the right to increase these if the rate changes by 10% or more. Bookings subject to terms and conditions.

 

Itinerary

Overnight trains

  • Days 1-2 Depart on early afternoon by train via the Eurostar to Paris to connect with the modern overnight Russian private sleeper train to Berlin including de luxe cabins, departures, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday returning Tuesday, Friday, Saturday. You can travel one way by Day trains if these dates don’t fit in with your itinerary!
  • Days 2-3 Arrive early morning in Berlin by train, city of contrasts and contradictions. Monuments of Prussian grandeur rub shoulders with reminders of a divided country alongside stunning new architectural developments. Stay for 2 nights in central Berlin a short distance from the main station at the 3* Allegra (room only) or the 4* Angleterre with its striking turn of the century façade both in the heart of the old city at Friedrichstrasse. Other sightseeing possibilities include 180 museums such as the Pergamon on Museum island. The world famous Brandenburg Gate should not be missed, also the Kaiser Wilhelm church, a shattered ruin from the Second World War, History is never far away, with fragments of the infamous Berlin Wall preserved and a small museum at Checkpoint Charlie.
  • Days 3-4 Return by overnight sleeper train to Paris with onward connection to London by Eurostar.

 

Day Trains

  • Day 1 Travel on the early morning Eurostar to Brussels with onward connections by high speed German ICE train arriving Berlin in the late afternoon.
  • Days 2-3 Stay for 3 nights at the hotels mentioned.
  • Day 4 Return by day trains via Brussels departing mid morning arriving back in London in the evening.

Availability

Daily throughout the year (except 25 December), extra nights possible at Paris and Brussels, Cologne and Berlin. Before or after your Berlin holiday by train special rates are available at the 4* St Pancras Pullman or spoil yourself at the 5* Renaissance at St Pancras station, London.

Included

  • 2nd class rail travel including seat reservations and train supplements. Overnight train with private Double sleeper with washbasin and breakfast.
  • 1st class rail travel including seat reservations, train supplements and a meal on Eurostar London –Paris – London. Overnight train in Double sleeper with Shower/WC and breakfast.
  • 2 or 3 nights at hotel as shown in the description based on twin or Double room occupancy with breakfast if staying at the Angleterre