You can now travel to one of Europe’s top holiday destinations by train

HOLIDAYMAKERS can still reach one of the top holiday destinations in Europe by train this month.

Rising airfare People looking for other and cheaper ways to get away this year.

The new train connects London with Berlin via a changeover in Brussels


The new train connects London with Berlin via a changeover in BrusselsCredit: Alamy

One option is the Eurostar, which connects London to Paris and beyond.

However, a new train service will soon make it easier for Brits to explore other places on the continent.

European sleeperwho specialize in sleeper trains will be launching their Good Night train, which can take Britons from the Eurostar to Berlin via Amsterdam.

The German capital is a popular place for city breaks and bachelor parties.

On the new route, passengers will board in Brussels, which is directly accessible from London.

From there they spend the night in a couchette car before waking up in Berlin after two stops in Amsterdam and Rotterdam.

The service begins on Thursday May 25, although tickets can already be purchased online.

Three trains a week run between Brussels and Berlin, with tickets starting at €49 (£43) per person one-way.

All guests receive a complimentary breakfast with coffee, as well as free Wi-Fi on the train.

Accordingly time outBrits can board the 15:04 train in London and arrive in Brussels in time for a quick pint in Belgium before transferring to the sleeper.

The bedtime train is not the only service Start European Sleeper neither, since they are trying to make Europe more accessible by train.

Another of their new routes will connect Amsterdam to Barcelona via Rotterdam, Antwerp, Brussels, Lille, Avignon, Montpellier, Perpignan, Figueras and Girona.

There are no concrete details yet on how long it will take to complete the entire journey other than the fact that it will run overnight.

The company said in a statement: “The Amsterdam-Barcelona night train will significantly improve the quality of north-south rail connections in Europe.

“All the more so because you travel efficiently while you sleep on the night train and the distances are reduced to just one night.

“European Sleeper wants to start the new night train between Amsterdam and Barcelona in spring 2025.”

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In the meantime, British can reach France, which was designated as that the most popular holiday destination in the world by train thanks to direct Eurostar connections between London and Paris.

We rounded them up Best British Rail Travel where British holidaymakers can enjoy the beautiful countryside without dusting off their passports.

En route to the German capital, the service will stop in Amsterdam and Rotterdam


En route to the German capital, the service will stop in Amsterdam and RotterdamPhoto credit: Getty

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