How can I combine a rail trip with my cruise holiday?
Explore beyond the experience of your river or ocean cruise. Spend a few days travelling to additional destinations beyond your ports of call by tailoring any of the trips below to your wants and needs.
Stay a Little Longer.
See a Lot More.
Our excellent selection of cruise extension trips allow you to explore further! We have over 60 different itineraries that start and/or end in all the same port cities as most river and ocean cruises.
See sights such as the soaring peaks of the Swiss Alps, the historic cities of Central Europe, the charms of Paris, and more! Our Rail Experts can help you find the journey that is a perfect complement to your river cruise experience.
- Visit multiple cities, in multiple countries, on multiple trains
- No travel planning fee
- There's no deviation fee (we don’t charge a penny extra to customise any trip)
- Trips do not need to be consecutive nights
Explore Beyond Your River or Ocean Cruise With Railbookers
While you’re planning the trip of a lifetime, why not extend the excitement? Spend a few days travelling to additional destinations beyond your ports of call by train with Railbookers and leaving the planning to us! Our carefully curated pre-and post-cruise extensions make it easy to add a few days to the front or back end of your trip at top destinations with many exciting experiences to choose from. Explore these popular cruise regions below to learn more!
Cruise Extension Holidays
Popular Cruise Port Destinations
"It is because of [Railbookers] great customer service that I booked with you and will most certainly recommend you to anyone who I talk about my adventure with.”
Venice via the Alps
“I wanted to thank you for what was just simply a brilliant holiday. For me, it was my last 'bucket list' thing to do! All in all a memorable time. Our thanks for your excellent service.”
Venice Simplon-Orient-Express to Venice
“The flawless rail travel network in Switzerland, the great organisation of the trip by Railbookers, and how smooth rail travel was even in COVID times.”
“It was different from other holidays, we could see more of the country. Do it, it is a great way of having a holiday!”
“We love Railbookers - always well organised and good hotels.”
Cologne City Break
“Use Railbookers! Things change overnight. Railbookers dealt with those changes quickly and with little trouble for me. Had I booked it all independently I would now either be in self-isolation for 14 days or be out of pocket by a lot.”
“Booking this was a pleasure and the team was brilliant.”
Nice City Break
“First Class Friendly Service. We have always been pleased with Railbookers, but this time they have exceeded themselves. Due to Covid, we had to rebook our Orient-Express to Venice by one year but they managed to get us the same deal including The Italian Lakes at the same rates in the same Top Hotels. Well done!”
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