Rail Journeys

All aboard! Travel in style on one of the world’s great rail journeys.

Choose from the Eastern & Oriental Express, Indian Pacific, Ghan, Blue Train, Rovos Rail or Rocky Mountaineer, all with private cabins, viewing decks and fine dining. Plus numerous other famous rail journeys and rail holiday packages.

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Rail Holidays

Choose Your Destination

Whether you fancy cruising along the coast or passing through pointed peaks, we've got a rail journey to suit you.

Top Train Journeys

A selection of the most iconic rail journeys from across the globe.

Save up to £315 The Ghan at Dusk, Train, Australia

The Ghan

Adelaide | Alice Springs | Darwin

Rail journey 3 days from £1228
Great Karoo region rail track

Rovos Rail - Cape Town to Pretoria

Cape Town | Pretoria

Luxury Rail Journey 3 days from £1235
Gold Leaf Dome Views

First Passage to the West

Vancouver | Kamloops | Banff or Lake Louise

Rocky Mountaineer Journey 2 days from £1061
Shongololo Express, Montagu Pass

Shongololo Express - Good Hope

Cape Town | Hermanus | Knysna | Oudtshoorn | Kimberley | Durban | Swaziland | Kruger

Rail Holiday 15 days from £5289
Save up to £300 Indian Pacific at Manna Hill Station

Indian Pacific

Sydney | Perth

Rail journey 4 days from £1159
California Zephyr

Chicago to San Francisco

California Zephyr

Rail journey from £118
Fine dining Blue Train

Blue Train - Cape Town to Pretoria

Cape Town | Karoo | Kimberley | Pretoria

Luxury Rail Journey 3 days from £1095
EXCURSIONS INCLUDED Eastern& Oriental Express

Eastern & Oriental Express

Bangkok | River Kwai | Kuala Kangsar | Singapore

Luxury Rail Journey 4 days from £2559

New York to Toronto

The Maple Leaf

Rail journey from £134

Browse rail journeys by country.

Holidays Ideas for Rail Lovers

Itineraries that include a rail journey as a part of a longer holiday.

The Ghan & TranzAlpine Coastal Pacific

Traverse by Train

Darwin | Adelaide | Bay of Islands | Wellington | Kaikoura

Holiday Idea 28 days from £3988
Rocky Mountaineer Journey Through The Clouds, Rocky Mountaineer

Iconic Canada

Vancouver | Campbell River | Knight Inlet Lodge | Tofino | Victoria | Jasper National Park | Lake Louise | Banff

Holiday Idea 15 days from £4099
The Blue Train, South Africa

Blue Train Escape

Cape Town | Pretoria | Kruger National Park

Holiday Idea 10 days from £3099

Ocean To Ocean By Rail

Perth | Adelaide | Kangaroo Island | Sydney

Holiday Idea 21 days from £3015
Statue of Liberty, New York

The All American

New York City | New Orleans | San Francisco | Denver | Chicago

Rail Holiday 17 days from £2799

Cape Town, Luxury Rail & Vic. Falls

Cape Town | Pretoria | Rovos Rail | Victoria Falls | Zambezi Cruise

Holiday Idea 11 days from £3473
Memphis at Night

Jazz Blues & Rock 'N' Roll

Chicago | Memphis | New Orleans

Rail Holiday 9 days from £999
Hamilton Island

Island Adventure Rail Explorer

Brisbane | Hamilton Island | Airlie Beach | Cairns

Rail Explorer 6 days from £749
TranzAlpine Crossing

Train Trio

Sydney | Auckland | Picton | Christchurch | Franz Josef | Queenstown

Holiday Idea 21 days from £1835

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Rail Journeys

Travel in style across the destination of your choice on one of our great rail journeys…


Whether you want to travel through Australia’s most stunning mountain scenery on the mighty Indian Pacific between Sydney, Adelaide and Perth, experience the famous Ghan between Adelaide, Alice Springs and Darwin or simply get from A to B, Australia has it all.


Undoubtedly, Canada’s most famous train is the Rocky Mountaineer. Renowned for its spectacular vistas, viewed through luxurious glass-domed carriages, it is one of the world’s ultimate travel experiences.

For a longer rail adventure, board one of the VIA Rail long distance trains that travel through the night and connect the eastern cities to Jasper, Vancouver and the West.


This diverse country offers independent rail adventures at their finest. Travel in style across the deserts, plains and mountain ranges with your accommodation, sightseeing and activities all pre-booked for you.

New Zealand

Get the most out of your time in New Zealand and take in spectacular views on one of the country’s breathtaking rail journeys. The TranzAlpine is a scenic journey travelling between Christchurch and Greymouth, the Coastal Pacific will whisk you from Christchurch to Picton with staggering mountain views and the Northern Explorer travels through the heart of the North Island between Auckland and Wellington.


Experience the golden days of train travel luxury on the Eastern and Oriental Express from Bangkok to Singapore or try something a little more adventurous as you travel by traditional 3rd class rail to the famous bridge over River Kwai.

South Africa

The Blue Train is more than just a train journey, encompassing luxury and adventure as you travel between Cape Town, Pretoria and Hoedspruit. Relax on the beautifully restored Rovos Rail and watch South African landscape unfold before you, with routes between Cape Town, Pretoria, Durban and Victoria Falls. And last but not least by any means, the Shongololo Express showcases the beauty and variety of this fascinating country.

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