There are worse places to wake up in than Berlin, and now there's a way to do so while being a little bit greener with your travel choices.  

A new sleeper train service will transport travelers from London to Berlin in 16 hours. 

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Launching in May, the European Sleeper will see passengers departing St Pancras at 3pm on a Friday afternoon. Following a changeover in Brussels, you will then arrive into Berlin before 7am Saturday morning.  

For the return route, passengers depart Berlin at 11pm on a Sunday, arrive in Brussels at 9.30am on a Monday morning, with several services running to London from 10am.  

The Independent reports that the service will run three nights a week once up and running with the aim to be a nightly service by 2024. European Sleeper plans to provide services to Prague, Czech Republic and Dresden.  

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Tickets go on sale from February 20, and seats start from €49, which you can upgrade into either a 'couchette seat' which turns into a bed (from €79), while a sleeper compartment will start from €109.  

Bikes will be an additional €24.