With fast connections by Eurostar and convenient onwards services in Europe, there's no need to fly when you can be in Brussels in under 2 hours, Paris in just over 2 hours and even in Barcelona in one day, thanks to the new high-speed TGV line. Take a quick trip to Switzerland, cross the Alps to Venice or take the overnight train to Prague.
Short Breaks by Rail
Travel to Prague via the beautiful city of Erfurt and spend two full days taking in the Czech capital with its UNESCO World Heritage listed Old Town, countless museums and hilltop castle, before returning to the UK via Bohemia and Bavaria.
Make your journey to Venice part of the holiday, with a scenic train ride through the fantastic scenery of the Austrian Tyrol, via the Brenner Pass. Spend 3 nights in the unforgettable city of Venice before returning via historic Turin.
Take the train to Cologne and then down the Rhine Valley to Lindau at beautiful Lake Constance. Continue through the stunning Arlberg Pass high in the Alps and across the length of Austria all the way to Vienna. At the end of your rail adventure, catch a sleeper back to Cologne.