Berlin City Break by Rail

From £449 per person // 4 days
Take comfortable and modern daytime trains all the way from London to Berlin and enjoy all that Germany's fascinating reunified capital has to offer.

Berlin City Break by Rail

From £449 per person // 4 days
The Essentials
  • London to Berlin in one day by Eurostar and German ICE
  • Travel via the cathedral city of Cologne
  • The German capital Berlin in all its glory
  • Back to the UK by train
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What's included
  • Standard Class rail travel with seat reservations
  • 3 nights’ hotel accommodation with breakfast in the centre of Berlin
  • City maps and comprehensive directions to your hotel
  • Clearly-presented wallets for your rail tickets, hotel vouchers and other documentation
  • All credit card surcharges and complimentary delivery of your travel documents

Suggested Itinerary

Berlin City Break by Rail

Travel to Brussels by Eurostar, connect onto a German ICE train to the cathedral city of Cologne. Catch a glimpse of the mighty gothic cathedral before you connect with your evening ICE train to the capital, Berlin.

Check into the centrally-situated Titanic Hotel Chaussee (or similar) for a 3-night stay, and then perhaps head out for dinner in one of the vibrant districts close to the hotel.

You have two days to enjoy Berlin to the full. Explore its best-known sights including the Brandenburg Gate, the TV Tower, the Reichstag (German parliament), the Tiergarten park and the Berlin Wall Memorial. Take in the excellent German History Museum, and the DDR Museum, which chronicles life in East Germany.

Spend the evenings in the many bars and restaurants around Hackescher Markt, the glitzy Kurfurstendamm or head out to the popular suburbs of Prenzlauer Berg or Kreuzberg. Ask our team for more recommendations!

Depart Berlin in the morning and head west out of the capital, across the plains of the former East Germany on a line that was once used for transit traffic between West Berlin and the British sector in West Germany. With the same easy platform changes at Cologne and Brussels, you will be back in London comfortably the same evening.

TMR RECOMMENDS: Why not combine Berlin with another city? Prague is only 5 hours away, Warsaw 6 hours away, or you can stop off in Cologne (pictured) either on the way to Berlin or on the way home. Ask the team for more details.

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Berlin City Break by Rail
Titanic Hotel Chaussee

The Titanic Hotel Chaussee is a contemporary hotel, located within walking distance of Berlin’s main station. All bedrooms feature Wi-Fi internet access, flat-screen TV and an en suite bathroom with rainforest shower. The hotel also offers an on-site restaurant and lobby bar as well as an indoor swimming pool and spa area.

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Berlin City Break by Rail
Park Plaza Wallstreet

This upscale hotel is set in a grand stone building in an excellent location between Alexanderplatz and Potsdamer Platz. The stylish rooms and suites come with Wall Street-inspired decor, and upgraded rooms include Nespresso machines. Guests can enjoy breakfast and dinner in the 23 Wallstreet restaurant, or sip cocktails in the chic bar. Facilities include an exercise room and a sauna.

Hotel Adlon Kempinski

The Hotel Adlon was built in 1907 and has been famous for its luxurious accommodation and fantastic location next to the Brandenburg Gate ever since. The Adlon Kempinski boasts a Neo-Classical style indoor pool, a spa and an 800 sqm gym. There is also a two Michelin starred restaurant and a shopping arcade.

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Prices are based on two people sharing a twin or double room. Single supplements will apply for sole occupancy. The price includes Standard Class rail travel with seat reservations as necessary and the best available fares on the trains. If you travel during a peak period, particularly at short notice, then supplements may apply.

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Upgrade all rail journeys on this holiday to First Class from £150 per person. If you prefer, we can upgrade individual elements of the journey.

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