This route is an 8 day trip taking you from London to Berlin by rail. You’ll spend 7 nights in your accommodation and you’ll travel by train during the day
This route is wheelchair accessible ♿️
This trip only creates 42 kg of carbon emissions! To fly the same route would cost 245 ♻️
Want to explore three European capitals from your doorstep? Our London to Berlin trip is the perfect way to launch yourself into the world of rail travel by starting in our very own capital city. Perfect for first time travellers, families or for a short break, it makes for a stress free week of exploring.
Kick off your travels close to home
Start your 1 week rail trip in the UK’s buzzing capital, London. Whether you live in Britain already, or want to experience the UK for the first time as part of your travels, you’d be a fool to overlook the glorious sights of our biggest and most famous city. A metropolis of almost 8 million people, London is the beating heart of the UK, home to the nation’s finest museums, theatres, food and sightseeing. Start your trip in style by spending a couple of nights, before heading over to the continent via Eurostar – the most relaxing and comfortable way to cross the channel!
Cross the sea and zoom towards Brussels at 290km/hr. You’ll be there in just over 2 hours, with time to grab a few chocolates before you continue onwards to Amsterdam. The capital of the Netherlands is home to a liberal atmosphere, friendly people, world class cultural heritage and incredible architecture. Hire a bike to cruise round amazing museums (our favourite is the Van Gough Museum), trendy bars, the famous coffee-shops and the (in)famous Red Light District. Amsterdam is unique and endlessly fascinating – all the more reason to come back again and again.
Finally finish your trip in Berlin – the alternative, cool kid of Europe. Check out the street food, the history, the East Side Art Gallery, the craft beer and the clubs. Berlin’s underground scene is so extensive that, ironically, it can be seen everywhere. In Berlin you’ll find a truly modern city with a fascinating past. What better place to finish your Euroventure on a high?
Don’t fancy stopping here? Extend your trip into a loop to finish back in the UK via Eurostar.
- All overland transport tickets from the first to the last city, as shown in the key.
- Any Interrail or Eurail passes if required, based on the best value for you.
- Compulsory seat reservations on high-speed rail, night trains or ferries.
- Accommodation in top-rated, centrally located hostels or hotels, tested by us.
- Walking directions between the stations and your booked accommodation.
- Optional walking tours, pub crawls and other activities at our partner hostels.
- A personalised travel booklet with maps, language guides, top tips, and more.
- Exclusive discounts on attractions across Europe.
- Peace of mind with alternative travel included if there is a strike or similar disruption.
- Access to our 24hr emergency phone number while you’re away.
This is a mid-paced trip offering a great combination of Western European destinations. Journeys are short to mid-length, between 2-6 hours each, travelling by train. We’ll always ensure that you arrive in good time to make the most of each city.
London (2 Nights)
London is home to the UK’s biggest and best known museums, sights and attractions – not to mention an awesome restaurant and bar scene. Even if you’ve lived in the UK your whole life, there’s always more to explore; London is ever changing and growing. You’ll never run out of things to do in this Metropolitan melting pot.London Guides
- Check out the country’s top museums, all of which are free!
- Explore the alternative markets at Portobello road and Camden.
- Try all the international foodie delights in Brixton Village or Brick Lane
Amsterdam (3 Nights)
Despite being credited with certain recreational pastimes, there is actually a lot more to the city than the stereotypical picture, with its abundance of engaging museums, beautiful townhouses and canals. Find out what makes Amsterdam the beating heart of the Netherlands.Amsterdam Guides
- Visit the Van Gogh Museum
- Discover Europe’s biggest historic centre by bike
- Take a tour of the red light district
Berlin (2 Nights)
Berlin is the alternative, cool kid of Europe and a pro at being edgy. It’s how people dress, their liberal attitudes, the graffiti, the skaters and BMX-ers, the art, the clubs and the food. Berlin is also crammed full of fascinating WWII history around every corner.Berlin Guides
- See a section of the old Berlin Wall
- Climb the dome of the renovated Reichstag
- Discover the nightlife of Schoneberg and Kreuzberg
How to get there
Your transport from the UK is included, and the quickest way back is to purchase a budget flight – try using Kayak or Skyscanner to find the cheapest fares. We can also look into this for you. Looking to make your trip a loop and go away for longer? Just ask us about customising your trip.
1 week ago
I had the most amazing time on the Iron Curtain Tour! We managed to fit so much into the week, with so many great recommendations by our awesome tour leader. Any difficulties as a cause of current travel situations were resolved without issue, and I always felt safe. Euroventure tours are to the best places, with the best people, and I cannot recommend them enough. Please do yourself a favour and book with them!
2 weeks ago
I had an amazing time on the iron curtain tour which was well organised so I could see a lot in a short space of time. Our tour leader was great; very knowledgeable and made good recommendations in each city. I was also pleased with the quality and location of the hostels. I will definitely consider booking with euroventure again.
2 weeks ago
The Iron Curtain Tour I went on was a great adventure! Euroventure was responsive with communication and on the tour the hostels were wonderful! My group was affected by the pandemic closures, but we made the most of it and Euroventure kept us updated throughout the week. No issues during travel!
2 weeks ago
Can't Fault Euroventure team for everything and creating the trip of a lifetime! Even with the current coronavirus issues, they are flexible, understanding and dealt with any concerns of the virus to reroute the trip. Will definitely be using them again!
3 weeks ago
Had a wonderful trip organised with Euroventure. All hotels fab and instructions on how to get to places spot on. No issues at all and I definitely recommend. Hil
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