Winter Rail Tours

Winter Rail Tours

Travel by train through Scandinavia during winter time when the landscape is covered in pure white snow and the fjords are covered in ice. Our winter rail tours include the Scandinavian capitals, as well as the Norwegian fjords. Below you will find a list of our rail tours available all year, as well as the tours only available during the winter.

Bergen & Fjord Excursion - 4 days

Independent Short Breaks: Start in Bergen.

Visit Bergen - The Gateway to the Fjords. Stay in the Hanseatic City of Bergen and embark on an excursion to the breathtaking Norwegian fjords, including a fjord cruise on the Nærøyfjord and a train ride on the Flåm Railway.

Period: All year

Three Capitals Tour - 8 days

Independent Rail Tours: Start in Helsinki or Oslo.

Visit the Nordic capitals Helsinki, Stockholm and Oslo: Helsinki - the capital of Finland, Stockholm - the capital of Sweden, Oslo - the capital of Norway. Travel by train and enjoy an overnight cruise on the Baltic Sea between Helsinki and Stockholm.

Period: All year

Scandinavian Capitals - 8 days

Independent Rail Tours: Start in Copenhagen or Stockholm.

Explore all three Scandinavian capitals; Copenhagen, Oslo and Stockholm. Travel comfortably by overnight cruise from Copenhagen to Oslo and by train from Oslo to Stockholm.

Period: All year

Discover Fjord Norway - 6 days

Independent Rail Tours: Start in Oslo or Bergen.

Discover the fjords of Norway in combination with Oslo and Bergen. You will travel from Oslo to Bergen on the Bergen- and Flåm Railway across the mountain to the Norwegian fjords, where you will experience a fjord cruise on the spectacular Nærøyfjord. This tour will show you the fjords in a nutshell.

Period: All year

Scandinavian Christmas Markets - 6 days

Independent Rail Tours: Start in Copenhagen.

Experience the Christmas spirit in Copenhagen, Gothenburg and Stockholm at some of the oldest and largest Christmas markets in Scandinavia. You will find everything from Christmas decorations and ornaments to unique Christmas gift items at the small charming stalls. Taste spicy and hot mulled wine and get into Christmas mood!

Period: Nov-Dec

Norwegian Fjords & Northern Lights - 6 days

Independent Rail Tours: Start in Bergen.

Travel from Bergen via the Norwegian Fjords to Oslo during the winter; discover breathtaking scenery covered in pure white snow and ice and experience the peace and quiet. Continue by flight to the Norther Lights city of Tromsø, the perfect starting point for exotic winter activities and Northern Lights excursions.

Period: Oct-Mar

Scandinavian Capitals & Helsinki - 10 days

Independent Rail Tours: Start in Copenhagen or Helsinki.

Visit the Scandinavian capitals; Copenhagen, Stockholm and Oslo, as well and the Finnish capital Helsinki. Travel from Copenhagen by overnight cruise to Oslo, continue by train to Stockholm and then by overnight cruise to Helsinki.

Period: All year

Sweden Ice Hotel & Tromsø - 6 days

Sweden Winter Tours: Start in Kiruna.

Staying at an Ice Hotel is a must for the modern adventurer – an experience unlike any other hotel stays! Stay at the world famous Ice Hotel in Jukkasjärvi and travel by train through the stunning Arctic wilderness to Norway. Join a cruise by Hurtigruten along the Norwegian coastline to the Northern Light city of Tromsø.

Period: Dec-Apr

Ice Breaker & Santa Claus Village - 6 days

Finland Winter Tours: Start in Helsinki.

Start your Finland winter adventure in Helsinki, the capital of Finland. Travel up north to Finnish Lapland to experience a tour with the Ice Breaker Sampoo and visit the Santa Claus Village in Santa's hometown Rovaniemi.

Period: Dec-Apr

Sweden Winter Adventure - 5 days

Sweden Winter Tours: Start in Stockholm.

Visit Stockholm, and travel by overnight train to Abisko where you have excellent chances of observing the Northern Lights from the Aurora Sky Station. Combine your adventure with a stay at the world's largest Ice Hotel with optional overnight safaris by either snowmobiles or husky dogs in Swedish Lapland.

Period: Dec-Mar

Capitals & Northern Lights - 10 days

Independent Rail Tours: Start in Stockholm.

Combine the Scandinavian Capitals Stockholm, Copenhagen and Oslo with a Northern Lights break in Tromsø in Northern Norway. Travel by train and overnight cruise ferry, and book a flight to Tromsø where you can experience the Northern Lights and exotic winter activities.

Period: Oct-Mar

Fjord Norway & Stockholm - 8 days

Independent Rail Tours: Start in Stockholm or Bergen.

Experience Stockholm - a city built on 14 islands. Continue to Oslo, the capital of Norway, before the journey goes to the spectacular Norwegian fjords and Bergen. Travel by train, including the Flåm- and Bergen Railway. This tour can easily be combined with Copenhagen.

Period: All year

Royal Norway - 8 days

Independent Rail Tours: Start in Oslo or Bergen.

The Norwegian monarchy dates back more than one thousand years. Visit Oslo, the residence city of Norway's Royal Family, travel by train via the Olympic town of Lillehammer to Trondheim, the coronation city of Norway, and cruise with Hurtigruten to Bergen.

Period: All year

Sweden Ice Hotel & Treehotel - 4 days

Sweden Winter Tours: Start in Kiruna.

Travel to the Swedish Arctic and stay at spectacular accommodation at the world’s first and largest Ice Hotel located in Jukkasjärvi and at the Treehotel in Swedish Lapland. Join optional winter activities such as Northern Lights dog sledding, snowmobile safaris and experience indigenous Sami culture.

Period: Dec-Apr

Fjord Norway, Stockholm & Helsinki - 10 days

Independent Rail Tours: Start in Helsinki or Bergen.

Travel from Helsinki, the capital of Finland, to the Scandinavian capitals Stockholm and Oslo. Continue across Norway to Bergen, the Gateway to the Fjords; experience spectacular railway journeys and a breathtaking fjord cruise.

Period: All year

Winter Impressions of Norway - 8 days

Independent Rail Tours: Start in Oslo.

Travel through the magical winter landscape of Norway: Embark on a cruise with Hurtigruten, travel on the scenic Flåm- & Bergen Railway and cruise along the snow-clad fjords. Visit the cities of Oslo, Bergen, Lillehammer and Trondheim.

Period: Oct-Mar

Fjords & Hurtigruten - 10 days

Independent Rail Tours: Start in Oslo or Bergen.

Travel from Oslo on the Bergen-, Flåm- and Dovre Railway, enjoy a fjord cruise on the spectacular Nærøyfjord and explore the Hanseatic city of Bergen before embarking on a 2-night cruise with Hurtigruten, including the Geirangerfjord (in summer) and Trondheim.

Period: All year

Treehotel, Northern Lights & Tromsø - 7 days

Sweden Winter Tours: Start in Stockholm.

Visit Stockholm and travel from there to the extraordinary Treehotel in Swedish Lapland and the famous Aurora Sky station in Abisko where you have excellent chances of observing the Northern Lights. From Sweden you travel further north to Norway to visit the Northern Lights city of Tromsø.

Period: Nov-Mar

Coast & Fjords of Norway - 9 days

Independent Rail Tours: Start in Bergen or Oslo.

See the fjords, mountains and coastal scenery of Norway. Travel along the coast of Norway, experience train rides on the spectacular Bergen- and Flåm Railway, enjoy fjord cruises and visit Oslo, Bergen, Stavanger and Kristiansand.

Period: All year

Scandinavian Capitals & Fjords - 10 days

Independent Rail Tours: Start in Bergen or Stockholm.

Combine the breathtaking Norwegian fjords with the Scandinavian Capitals Oslo, Copenhagen and Stockholm. Travel on the scenic Bergen- & Flåm Railway and embark on an overnight cruise between Oslo and Copenhagen.

Period: All year

Sweden Northern Lights Adventure - 6 days

Sweden Winter Tours: Start in Stockholm.

Stay at the extraordinary Treehotel in Swedish Lapland and at the world famous Ice Hotel in Jukkasjärvi. The tour starts in Stockholm taking you north by overnight train to your Swedish wintre wonderland. Observe the Northern Lights from Abisko's Aurora Sky Station in the dark polar nights.

Period: Dec-Mar

Nordic Capitals & Fjords - 12 days

Independent Rail Tours: Start in Helsinki or Bergen.

Combine the Nordic capitals Helsinki, Stockholm, Copenhagen and Oslo with Bergen, the Gateway to the Fjords. Embark on overnight cruises, scenic railways and enjoy a fjord cruise on the Nærøyfjord.

Period: All year

Ice Hotel, Northern Lights & Hurtigruten - 9 days

Sweden Winter Tours: Start in Stockholm.

Travel to a magical winter Lapland and join optional dog sledding, snowmobiling and king crab safaris! Start in Stockholm and continue by overnight train to the Ice Hotel in Sweden. Travel to Abisko for Northern Lights observations at the Aurora sky station before making your way through the Arctic wilderness to Norway. Cruise with Hurtigruten from Harstad to Kirkenes.

Period: Dec-Mar
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