By luxury train through the romantic Rhine Valley

Rheingold is the name of a luxury train that first travelled from the Hoek of Holland/Amsterdam through the Rhine Valley to Switzerland in 1928. Besides the river in itself, travelling by rail along the Rhine is also popular with tourists. Even today, railway and Rhine Valley aficionados still let the romantic Rhine River with its stunning landscape and its castles and palaces enchant them as the follow the tracks of the legendary RHEINGOLD train on a major part of its route.


On 31 July 2013 the historical "Rheingold" train will be going on a trip that starts in Cologne and takes it along the following route:

Bonn – Remagen – Andernach – Koblenz – Niederlahnstein – St.Goarshausen – Kaub – Rüdesheim – Eltville – Wiesbaden – Mainz –Bingen – Oberwesel – Boppard – Koblenz – Neuwied – Linz – Königswinter – Bonn/Beuel – Troisdorf – Cologne/Deutz and Cologne Main Station.    

Dome Car:   

The fully glazed observation cockpit in the legendary "Dome Car" of the 1962 RHEINGOLD train promises especially breathtaking views of Germany's most beautiful railway line. In the 1928 dining car, guests travel and dine in a particularly distinguished atmosphere. Just like 85 years ago, passengers will be pampered with good food and selected wines. In the bar or party carriages of 1972, passengers can enjoy the trip at comfortable tables for 2 or 4 persons, while the classical express coaches of the sixties make a feeling of long-distance train journeys come alive again. 


These train rides are round trips. When booking, passengers can begin their trip at any of the listed train stations and also take a break in between. Reserved seats are available as of the boarding station.

The preliminary timetable – PLEASE NOTE: actual journey times may still deviate from the times given!


These are the stops in Koblenz and Mainz!  More information about all stations


Train 101

Train 102

Koblenz Main Station






Koblenz Main Station




Trip in the RHEINGOLD observation car: EUR 99 per person
Trip in the RHEINGOLD dining car: EUR 89 per person
Trip in the RHEINGOLD first-class carriage: Adults EUR 79, children aged 4-14 EUR 59
Trip in a first-class compartment car: Adults EUR 69, children aged 4-14 EUR 49

Other trips:

31 July: Two round trips with the Rheingold and an electric locomotive, Cologne - Koblenz - Mainz - Koblenz - Cologne
31 August: Rheingold trip from Cologne to Titisee in the High Black Forest via Koblenz and Mainz 
Beginning of November: Two round trips with an historical museum train and steam locomotive, Koblenz - Mainz - Koblenz - Cologne - Koblenz

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