Venice Simplon-Orient-Express

Experience one of the most famous trains in the world
Belmond Venice Simplon-Orient-Express

The Venice Simplon-Orient-Express offers glamorous luxury train travel across Europe

Welcome aboard one of the most famous trains in the world, the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express. With some of the most storied carriages ever that resemble that of the original Orient Express, the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express (or VSOE) takes you back to the 1920’s and the Golden Age of Travel. Step aboard and take a step back in time with expertly restored Art Deco décor carriages complete with genuine antique fixtures, polished woods and sumptuous upholstery. Attention to detail is second to none with every fitting and fixture being restored to its former glory. Every journey will be a story to tell for years to come as you glide across Europe on this one-of-a-kind sleeper train, complete with your very own luxurious private quarters. Rekindle the romance on the rails and create your own lasting memories as you board the epitome of elegant rail travel; the Venice-Simplon-Orient-Express.

The Venice Simplon-Orient-Express at a glance

Journeys through the UK
Journeys throughout Europe
Choice of cabins & suites
18 authentic carriages
Restaurant & Bar
Restaurant & bar cars
Sleeper Trains
Sleeper train
Groups & Charters
Groups & charters available

Venice Simplon-Orient-Express discount codes

Save 5% on any Venice Simplon-Orient-Express journey when you use discount code ‘Orient5’ at the checkout.

Accommodation aboard the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express

Your very own luxurious sanctuary
Belmond Venice Simplon-Orient-Express Accommodation
Escape to your very own private quarters and a space of timeless glamour. Only matched by the finest hotels; Twin Cabins, Cabin Suites and Grand Suites aboard the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express all feature plus fabrics, beautifully polished woods and easily configurable spaces, allowing you to make the most of and enjoy your very own room. Restored to their former glory, these 1920s cabins are rich with craftsmanship and are quickly converted from sleeping quarters to day cabins by the stewards while you are enjoying a leisurely breakfast. Sink into a plush sofa with a coffee or glass of champagne in hand and watch the glorious European landscape glide by. As day turns to dusk, climb into your comfortable bed and cosy up under the crisp sheets for a relaxing night’s sleep.

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Belmond Venice Simplon-Orient-Express Grand Suite

Grand Suites

Enter a world of decadence and pure unrivalled luxury. The most exquisite accommodation available with ornate interiors and exceptional levels a comfort only matched by a five-star hotel.
Belmond Venice Simplon-Orient-Express Cabin Suite

Double Suites

These beautiful Art Deco double suites have recently been restored and also offer private en-suite facilities finished in marble. Lounge arrangement by day converts to double bed by your steward for night
Belmond Venice Simplon-Orient-Express Twin Cabins

Twin Suites

Recently restored Art deco accommodation with private en-suite. Generous in size and converted from lounge during the day to bedroom by the stewards.
Belmond Venice Simplon-Orient-Express Single Cabins

Historic Cabins

The most popular style of cabin onboard the train with plenty of space to store luggage. Converted from lounge during the day to bedroom at night by the stewards.

Dining Aboard The Venice Simplon-Orient-Express

A culinary adventure like never before
Dining aboard the Belmond Venice Simplon-Orient-Express
As you glide through Europe in style, you will be treated to some of the most exquisite cuisine ever tasted. Fresh, seasonal ingredients are taken from stops along the route and turned into exceptional dishes by specially-trained chefs on board. Whether its lobsters from Brittany or salt marsh lamb from Mont St Michel, you can be sure that the dishes you will be sampling are some of the finest you will ever taste.

Bar & Restaurant cars

Each carriage has a story to tell and those that make up the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express have some of the most famous stories in the world. Each expertly restored, they all feature a unique interior and their own special environment. Originally built in the 1920s and 1930s, each of these carriages offer unrivalled levels of comfort retaining all original fixtures and fittings where possible. Finished in sumptuous fabrics and beautifully crafted woods, each carriage offers passengers somewhere new to explore and enjoy a coffee, glass of champagne or a cocktail.


One of the most glamorous cars in the world, 3674 is named after the original number given to the carriage and celebrates the history of this storied train with a vibrant blue and gold interior, making it the perfect place to enjoy a cocktail.
Belmond Venice Simplon-Orient-Express 3674

Cote D’Azur

Built in 1929, the Cote D’Azur is a first-class Pullman carriage historically used for winter journeys between Paris and Calais until 1961. In 1981 it was rescued by the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express.
Belmond Venice Simplon-Orient-Express Code D'Azur

Etoile Du Nord

Showcasing some of the most beautiful marquetry in the continental rake, the Etoile Du Nord was built in 1926 and served on various lines between Paris, Amsterdam, Lisbon and Madrid before retiring in the 1970s.
Belmond Venice Simplon-Orient-Express Etoile Du Nord


Originally a Pullman kitchen car built in Birmingham in 1927, it ran a luxurious service between Paris and Amsterdam. upon purchase by the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, it was updated and fitted with black lacquer panels.
Belmond Venice Simplon-Orient-Express L'Oriental

Venice Simplon-Orient-Express Destinations

Head to the heart of Europe in style
Belmond British Pullman Destinations
The Venice Simplon-Orient-Express is a sleeper train that travels between London - England, Paris - France, Berlin – Germany, Venice – Italy and Verona – Italy. Most journeys are one-way only but there are occasionally return journeys available throughout the year. One-way journeys tend to require one night onboard where as return journeys can be as much as four nights onboard.

Once onboard, the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express does not stop until you get to your destination, meaning it’s a non-stop luxurious journey from one city to the next. While on board, there is plenty to do such as enjoy sumptuous meals, relax in one of the many original and unique Bar and Restaurant cars or you can make the most of your very own private quarters and unwind as you watch the European countryside whisk by.

Please note: The Venice Simplon-Orient-Express does not embark on any journeys during January where it is maintained and cleaned ready for the year ahead.

Just some destinations the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express visits include:

Venice Simplon-Orient-Express London
Venice Simplon-Orient-Express Paris
Venice Simplon-Orient-Express Verona
Venice Simplon-Orient-Express Venice

Groups & Charters aboard the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express

Create your very own story to remember
Belmond Venice-Simplon-Orient-Express Groups & Charters
Enchant your guests with a journey tailored to you. The perfect setting for any special occasion, corporate event or your own chartered tour, the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express provides a truly unique venue to entertain and impress your party aboard what is one of the most storied trains in the world. Groups of 12 or more passengers are welcome aboard any scheduled luxury train tour, or for larger groups you can request exclusive use of the train and create a bespoke journey of your own. Not only will you benefit from the complimentary concierge, but you will also be introduced to a dedicated team from Belmond who will remain on hand to ensure your charter is nothing short of exceptional.

Corporate Events

Swap the office for a 1920s style luxury train. Ideal for impressing clients or rewarding hardworking employees, an unforgettable journey aboard the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express is guaranteed to leave a lasting impression. Bond over this unique opportunity with your teams and get to know those key clients as you all enjoy a wealth of luxury.


Create a day to remember and experience the golden era of celebration. The essence of the train is all about luxury and indulgence, making the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express the ideal venue for any occasion. Step aboard with friends and loved ones and mark any special occasion with what will be the ultimate celebratory event.

Leisure Groups

Arrive in Europe’s most famous cultural cities in style and create your very own grand tour. Totally tailored to you, the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express is where timeless indulgence meets unrivalled levels of luxury, all aboard an iconic train, making it the ideal setting for the beginning of an adventure into the heart of Europe. Bring your friends and loved ones on board and celebrate a journey of a lifetime.

Venice Simplon-Orient-Express Prices

Journeys aboard the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express are some of the most glamorous and most sought after in the world. Embracing authentic 1920s style in one of the most luxurious settings on rails all provide an exceptional environment to a truly memorable journey. A trip aboard the VSOE is one you will hold on to for a lifetime.

With many journeys throughout the year visiting many different destinations throughout Europe prices to vary. Further influence on the price may be also related to the type of accommodation you choose, from a cabin to a suite. Needless to say, once aboard all meals are included as are most alcoholic beverages, plus there are stewards available 24/7 should you need anything at all.

As a guide, journeys begin at around £1,700 per ticket and rise depending on the journey and the exclusivity. What ever journey you choose, you can be sure the experience will be priceless.

Venice Simplon-Orient-Express Offers

Special offers exclusive to
Belmond Venice Simplon Orient Express Offers are pleased to offer exclusive offers across most VSOE journeys. With our close relationship with Belmond, we are able to offer offers you won’t find anywhere else, making your journey on the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express closer to reach. As standard, offer a complimentary concierge service who are always on hand to answer any questions you may have and to ensure your journey is as enjoyable as possible.

Whether you are looking for a scheduled trip or want to arrange your own charter, we are confident we can ensure your luxury train trip is one you’ll never forget. Our exclusive discount codes are available for use towards almost any journey and by talking to our concierge service, we may be able to find you an even better price than what’s currently advertised. With prices changing regularly with demand, it can be tricky to know the best price, but here at, we’re confident we can help you find your ideal journey at a price you’ll love.

Booking through us means you’re only a phone call or an email away from talking to a human with a wealth of knowledge of all trains and journeys and not just a call centre. Our concierge team are dedicated to ensuring your journey is nothing but spectacular and are always on hand to help with special requests such as a bottle of champagne, flowers or perhaps a birthday cake ready and waiting on your table.
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