Train & Rail Tours & Trips in Europe

Explore Europe with a train tour that will take through world-renowned locations such as France (Paris), Italy (Rome, Venice and Florence) or the beautiful city of Prague. If you feel like going even further, Spain (Barcelona and Madrid) are a great choice. While you're in Europe, don't miss out on London and discover everything it can offer.

250+ Train & Rail trips through Europe with 371 reviews

  • Budapest to Istanbul

    "I would have wanted the Rila Monastery included in the itinerary. Our tour leader,..."
    destinations
    Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, Turkey
    age range
    12 to 99 year olds
    Travel style
    Discovery
    operator
    G Adventures
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    Tour length
    13 days
    Price per day
    $150
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    $2,299
    US$1,954
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  • Highlights of Europe - Start Amsterdam Return Eurostar, 2020 (15 Days) (from London to Paris)

    destinations
    England, Netherlands, Germany, Austria, Italy, Switzerland, France
    age range
    5 to 99 year olds
    Travel style
    In-depth Cultural, Historical, Christmas & New Year+2 more
    operator
    Insight Vacations
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    Tour length
    15 days
    Price per day
    $254
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    US$3,815
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  • Contrasts of Italy

    "Franco was excellent, he made the trip. Best guide I have had on all of my tours!!"
    destinations
    Rome, Florence, Pisa, Venice
    age range
    5 to 99 year olds
    Country Region
    Central Italy, Tuscany
    Travel style
    Historical
    operator
    Trafalgar
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    Tour length
    10 days
    Price per day
    $277
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    $3,075
    US$2,768
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  • Switzerland by Rail with Magnificent Europe (26 destinations)

    destinations
    Switzerland, Italy, Netherlands, Germany, Austria, Hungary
    Ships
    AmaVenita, AmaReina, AmaBella+1 ship
    Travel style
    Sailing, Discovery
    operator
    APT
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    Tour length
    27 days
    Price per day
    $483
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    US$13,050
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  • Europe by Rail with the Glacier Express

    "A great tour that was well organised and went really smoothly thanks to our tour..."
    destinations
    France, Switzerland, Germany, Austria, Hungary
    age range
    12 to 99 year olds
    Travel style
    Discovery
    operator
    G Adventures
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    Tour length
    12 days
    Price per day
    $241
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    $3,399
    US$2,889
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  • Switzerland by Rail with Magnificent Europe (2020)

    "We completed the Switzerland by Rail tour followed by the river cruise from Amsterdam..."
    destinations
    Switzerland, Italy, Netherlands, Germany, Austria, Hungary
    age range
    12 to 99 year olds
    Ships
    AmaVenita, AmaReina
    Travel style
    River Cruise, Discovery
    operator
    APT
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    Tour length
    27 days
    Price per day
    $482
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    US$13,019
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  • Contrasts of Switzerland

    "Guide was very knowledgeable and strong in many languages. The optional tours were..."
    destinations
    Zurich, St Moritz, Zermatt, Geneva, Interlaken, Lucerne
    age range
    5 to 99 year olds
    Travel style
    Discovery
    operator
    Trafalgar
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    Tour length
    8 days
    Price per day
    $385
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    $3,425
    US$3,083
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  • Scenic Switzerland by Train

    "The entire itinerary was interesting. Our tour guide Tamas is so nice and accommodating..."
    destinations
    Zurich, Lucerne, Interlaken, Montreux, Lausanne, Tasch, Zermatt, St Moritz, Tirano
    age range
    8 to 99 year olds
    operator
    Cosmos
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    Tour length
    9 days
    Price per day
    $261
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    $2,399
    US$2,349
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  • Grand Alpine Explorer - with Porterage (including Neuschwanstein)

    destinations
    Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Italy
    Travel style
    Adventure, Sailing, Historical+1 more
    operator
    Travel Marvel
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    Tour length
    14 days
    Price per day
    $342
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    US$4,789
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  • Budapest to Sofia Adventure

    "Breakfast was marginal in many places, a toaster would help a lot. in Videilla Tranovo..."
    destinations
    Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria
    age range
    12 to 99 year olds
    Travel style
    Bicycle, Discovery
    operator
    G Adventures
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    Tour length
    10 days
    Price per day
    $144
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    $1,699
    US$1,444
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  • Grand Alpine Explorer (2020)

    destinations
    Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Italy
    Travel style
    Adventure, In-depth Cultural, Historical+2 more
    operator
    Travel Marvel
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    Tour length
    14 days
    Price per day
    $325
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    US$4,551
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  • Highland Railways & Hills

    "The tour leaders were excellent in their knowledge and provided great support for..."
    destinations
    Edinburgh, Aviemore, Pitlochry, Cairngorm Mountains, Kyle of Lochalsh, Broadford, Isle of Skye, Armadale, Fort William, Glen Nevis, Loch Lomond+6 more
    age range
    12 to 99 year olds
    Travel style
    Hiking & Trekking
    operator
    Walkabout Scotland
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    Tour length
    7 days
    Price per day
    $180
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    US$1,258
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  • Western Europe Rail Group Tour (18-35)

    "The tour was really well organised and took all the stress out of all the transfers..."
    destinations
    Italy, France, Spain, England
    age range
    18 to 35 year olds
    operator
    Euroventure Travel
    Tour length
    15 days
    Price per day
    $115
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    US$1,718
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  • Whole of Europe by Rail (18-35)

    "Have recently returned from the Whole of Europe group tour and I can honestly say..."
    destinations
    England, Netherlands, Germany, Czech Republic, Hungary, Austria, Italy, France, Spain+1 more
    age range
    18 to 35 year olds
    operator
    Euroventure Travel
    Tour length
    29 days
    Price per day
    $113
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    US$3,285
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  • Italy escorted tour by rail: from Milan to Sorrento

    "Such a fun very busy trip, Elisabetta was the best keeping it so organized, informative..."
    destinations
    Milan, Venice, Florence, Rome, Sorrento
    age range
    4 to 75 year olds
    Travel style
    Family
    operator
    Meet and Greet Italy
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    Tour length
    13 days
    Price per day
    $177
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    $2,607
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Highlights

  • Travel along the legendary Trans Siberian Railway track. Marvel at the Red Square in Moscow, pass by panoramic taiga landscapes, and enjoy the attractions of Kazan, Yekaterinburg, Irkutsk, Lake Baikal and Ulan Ude.
  • Take a detour to savor the phenomenal atmosphere of Ulaanbatar during the Naadam Festival.
  • Admire works of Renaissance masters at the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg.
  • Wander along the meandering canals of Venice, discover Renaissance delights in Florence and enjoy the sights and sounds of The Eternal City, Rome.
  • Relax with the rhythmic sway of the train as it makes its way amid the incredible alpine splendor of Switzerland, passing through some of the most skillfully engineered railines and scenic routes in the world.
  • Discover the fascinating beauty of less explored Slavic villages and forests from the comfort of the train. Journey between the magnificent cities of Budapest and Istanbul.
  • Get up close to awe-inspiring fjords on a rail tour of the Arctic Circle and Fjords. Enjoy wintery delights of Norway and the scenic beauty of Scandinavian hamlets on a rail journey to the heart of Lapland.
  • Watch beautiful landscapes flit before your eyes as you journey from London to Istanbul. Discover the hidden charms of medieval hamlets and modern capital cities in Europe.

Tips

  • For an exciting journey- make friends, share experiences and swap stories with fellow travelers.
  • Purchase food before leaving if you have any dietary restrictions.
  • Using baby powder and wet wipes are a great way to stay fresh in trains.
  • Keep travel documents, money and tickets close to you and easily accessible.
  • Stay close to the train at stations as announcements can be abrupt and may not be in English.
  • Try to maintain your regular sleep schedule on the train to stay energetic and refreshed.
  • Carry a small case or bag that can be easily stored under seats or in overhead shelves.
  • Be careful while drinking vodka on the Trans Siberian, as elsewhere in the world, be mindful when accepting drinks from strangers.
  • Carry a personal first aid kit as doctors may only be available at stations.

Europe Railway Tour Reviews

  • "Great leader, interesting destinations. Would have never seen many of these places..."
    Budapest to Istanbul
  • "Phenomenal way to see the 3 biggies - Rome, Florence. & Venice. Our guide Pino gave..."
    Contrasts of Italy
  • "We enjoyed the trip . The itinerary was great . We felt that the : organization ,..."
    Europe by Rail with the Glacier Express
  • "We completed the Switzerland by Rail tour followed by the river cruise from Amsterdam..."
    Switzerland by Rail with Magnificent Europe (2020)
  • "We think the tour of Switzerland using the train system is the best way to see the..."
    Contrasts of Switzerland
  • "I live with a profound hearing loss. Upon our arrival in Zurich The tour guide started..."
    Scenic Switzerland by Train