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The Orient Express

The inside of a carriage on the Orient Express
The third in our series on the great train journeys of the world brings you the most famous train journey of them all The Orient Express.

The Orient Express
ran from Paris to Istanbul. The 1930s saw the zenith of Orient Express services, with three parallel services running on different routes: the Orient Express, the Simplon Orient Express, and also the Arlberg Orient Express. Our journey takes us from Paris via Strasbourg, Munich, Vienna, Budapest, Bucharest, Varna to Istanbul.

If you like this journey you might also enjoy The Glacier Express.