London to Istanbul by Rail

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London to Istanbul by Rail - G Adventures
London to Istanbul by Rail - G Adventures


Start in London and end in Istanbul! With the train & rail tour London to Istanbul by Rail, you have a 25 day tour package taking you through London, England and 16 other destinations in Europe. London to Istanbul by Rail is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
Age range
12 to 70 year olds
Hotel, Guesthouse, Sleeper Train
Max Group Size
Train & Rail, Local Transport

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1 London
  2. Day 2 London/Paris (1B)
  3. Day 3 Paris (1B)
  4. Day 4 Paris/Lausanne (1B)
  5. Day 5 Lausanne/Zermatt (1B)
  6. Day 6 Zermatt/Chur (1B, 1L)
  7. Day 7 Chur/Munich (1B)
  8. Day 8 Munich (1B)
  9. Day 9 Munich/Salzburg (1B)
  10. Day 10 Salzburg (1B)
  11. Day 11 Salzburg/Vienna (1B)
  12. Day 12 Vienna/Budapest (1B)
  13. Day 13 Budapest
  14. Day 14 Budapest/Sibiu
  15. Day 15 Sibiu/Sighișoara
  16. Day 16 Sighișoara/Braşov (1B)
  17. Day 17 Braşov (1B)
  18. Day 18 Braşov/Bucharest (1B)
  19. Day 19 Bucharest/Veliko Tarnovo (1B)
  20. Day 20 Veliko Tarnovo (1B)
  21. Day 21 Veliko Tarnovo/Sofia (1B)
  22. Day 22 Sofia/Plovdiv (1B)
  23. Day 23 Plovdiv/Istanbul (1B)
  24. Day 24 Istanbul
  25. Day 25 Istanbul (1B)

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  • Accommodation

  • Guide

  • Meals

  • Transport

  • Additional Services

Not included

  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Additional Services


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About the countries

Useful things to know before you go


Pound sterling
France , Germany and Austria

Plugs & Adapters

EnglandFrance, Germany, Austria, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria and TurkeySwitzerland


Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.


These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
Tick-borne encephalitis
Recommended for Switzerland, Germany, Austria and Hungary. Ideally 6 months before travel.
Hepatitis A
Recommended for Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria and Turkey. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Hepatitis B
Recommended for Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria and Turkey. Ideally 2 months before travel.
Recommended for Romania and Turkey. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Recommended for Romania and Bulgaria. Ideally 3 months before travel.


London is the starting point and Istanbul is the endpoint.
Hold my space
TourRadar can request G Adventures to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $250 to confirm this G Adventures booking. The remaining balance is then payable 65 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 23 December 2018 the full payment of $0 is necessary.
Cancellation policy
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 65 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $0 for London to Istanbul by Rail, but the deposit of $250 is non-refundable. But, the deposit is fully transferable to future bookings with G Adventures.
Credit Cards
The following cards are accepted for G Adventures tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express


Covering a total distance of approx 3,390 km.
  • London (England)
  • 343 km
  • Paris (France)
  • 413 km
  • Lausanne (Switzerland)
  • 102 km
  • Zermatt (Switzerland)
  • 165 km
  • Chur (Switzerland)
  • 210 km
  • Munich (Germany)
  • 18 km
  • Dachau (Germany)
  • 131 km
  • Salzburg (Austria)
  • 251 km
  • Vienna (Austria)
  • 214 km
  • Budapest (Hungary)
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