When and where does the train travel?

The Belmond British Pullman travels year-round to a wide variety of destinations. 

Departure stations include London Victoria, Plymouth and Exeter.

Can you guarantee a table for two?

Tables for two are limited. We are happy to take your request, however this is not a guarantee and there is a chance that you will share a table for four with another couple.

When will we receive our confirmed itinerary and travel documents?

Your travel documents and itinerary will be sent to you by post once we have received confirmed timings from Network Rail (approximately 5 to 7 days prior to departure).

Can we travel overnight?

No. The train does not have sleeping compartments. However, we do offer weekend journeys. Please visit Short Breaks for more information.

Are all our meals and drinks included?

While you are on board your meals and drinks, as described in the itinerary, are included. A selected range of alternative alcoholic drinks are also available for purchase.

Can you cater for special dietary requirements such as vegetarian?

Yes. If notified at the time of booking, we will do our best to comply with any dietary requirements. Unfortunately, we are unable to provide meals requiring strict religious observance in preparation.

Can people with disabilities travel on the train?

We are able to accommodate passengers with slight walking difficulties. However, we recommend they are accompanied by a carer. We regret that our carriages cannot be boarded on wheelchair. Staff are able to assist passengers to their seats and folding wheelchairs can be stored during the journey.

Some journeys are not suitable for people with disabilities. Should you have any special requirements please contact your nearest reservations office.

Can children travel on board?

Journeys are planned to maximise the enjoyment of the scenery while fine food, champagne and wine are served at your table. We have a superb selection of journeys for families. Families will be seated in a designated area of the trains.

What do I need to wear on board?

Dress code varies according to the journey. For specific information on your journey please locate it on our Journey Search and refer to the what to wear section. Please note that we ask travellers not to wear jeans or trainers.

Can I smoke on board?

Belmond British Pullman operates a no smoking policy.

Will I need travel insurance?

The Belmond British Pullman recommends that you purchase adequate travel insurance for your trip, including cover for loss of deposits and/or other costs that you might incur if you cancel your reservation. Belmond cannot be held responsible for any loss of this kind. Details are contained within the booking conditions.

Can you arrange accommodation if we want to stay overnight in London?

Yes. For more information please see Extend Your Journey or contact your nearest reservations office.

Can I get a group discount?

Yes. The minimum number of passengers required to qualify for a group discount is 12. The Belmond British Pullman can also be chartered. Further details are available in the Groups section of this site.

Can I get married on board the train?

No, we do not hold a wedding license. It is possible for a blessing to take place on board after the formal marriage.

Is the Belmond British Pullman a historic train?

Yes. To find out more information please visit The Train.

Is the train pulled by a steam engine?

Yes, on selected dates. Where advertised, every effort is made to operate using steam traction for all or part of the journey. It is possible that diesel or electric traction may have to be substituted at short notice. In this event a full or partial refund may be apply.

Can I buy souvenirs or presents on board?

Yes. Smaller items can be purchased on board, while larger gifts can be ordered through our catalogue.