Britain by Rail

See the highlights of Britain from the comfort of a rail seat. Your accommodations and rail are packaged together in this wonderful tour!

Britain by Rail

See the highlights of Britain from the comfort of a rail seat. Your accommodations and rail are packaged together in this wonderful tour!

Britain by Rail

Combine two capital cities by rail – spend time in cosmopolitan London and historic Edinburgh, with the option to add day trips to experience even more.

Britain by Rail Tour Includes

  • Eight (8) nights accommodation in 3 - 4 * hotel, as per category chosen (hotel to be advised on confirmation with Scottish supplier).
  • Based on sharing twin or double room with private facilities.
  • English, Scottish, or continental breakfast daily at the hotel.
  • One way rail tickets from London to York, York to Edinburgh, Edinburgh to Inverness, and Inverness to Glasgow, in standard class.
  • Service charges & tax including VAT.

Additional Notes

Clients might find that not all hotel accommodation booked is within walking distance from the station, comfortable to them. We recommend that all accommodation location is checked by the client in advance of their travel. Clients are responsible for their own transport to the hotel, where required.

It is the client's responsibility to ensure timely arrival at the stations to not miss trains. In some locations there may be no alternative and any program changes and resulting charges from missed trains will be charged in full to the client.


Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive London

Arrive at a London airport and make your way to your hotel to check in. Depending on your flight arrival, you may have time to explore the exciting capital city this afternoon.

Day 02: Explore London

Today is yours to explore London at your leisure. Ask about our many tour options to prebook if you want to fill this day!

Day 03: Travel to York

Catch a train from London to York. Don’t miss the town walls, the Shambles and York Minster. Overnight in York.

Day 04: Travel to Edinburgh

Take the train from York across the border to Edinburgh and enjoy spectacular sea views along the route. Head out to explore Scotland’s historic capital city this afternoon.

Day 05: Explore Edinburgh

You have a free day to discover Edinburgh

Day 06: Travel to Inverness

Your train journey today will take you through stunning Highland scenery on your way to Inverness.

Day 07: Explore Inverness

Today, explore Inverness at your leisure.

Day 08: Travel to Glasgow

Journey back south to Glasgow, Scotland’s largest city, and spend the afternoon exploring the city. Overnight in Glasgow

Day 09: Depart

After breakfast, check out of your hotel. Optional transfer to the hotel can be pre-booked at time of reservation.

Rates & Hotels

2020 Dates & Prices (Click Date to Book)
Dates Land Only
  $1749
  $1709
  $1709
2021 Dates & Prices (Click Date to Book)
Dates Land Only
  $1709
  $1709
  $1709
2020 Dates & Prices (Click Date to Book)
Dates Land Only
  $2229
  $2079
  $2079
2021 Dates & Prices (Click Date to Book)
Dates Land Only
  $2079
  $2079
  $2079

Hotels/Plans Available for Departure Dates

Britain by Rail - Comfort Category
Britain by Rail - Premium Category

Tour Details

Your land package begins: / Your land package ends:

(As most International flights are overnight flights - please book air accordingly)

Flight Details


Accommodation Details

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Accommodations booked by Rabbies UK

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Depending on package booked, accommodations can be BB/Guesthomes, 3* Hotels/Inns (and some packages may include 4* Hotels) [more]

Edinburgh, Scotland -

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Pricing

Prices are based on two (2) passengers sharing a twin/double room. If a single room is booked, single supplement applies. Triple rooms offer discounts.

This tour does not include:

  • Items not noted on itinerary
  • Lunches
  • Dinners
  • Transfers
  • Visitor attractions
  • City Tax to be paid locally

Airfare

Unfortunately, due to the 2020 pandemic, Celtic Tours will only be offering airfare for groups sizes of 15 or more. Individuals should book directly with airlines. Please make sure you book your flight to arrive and depart on accurate dates. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Departures & Transfers

Departure date is the date the starts in London. Please book air one day before to accommodate overnight flights.