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

From the Oriental Express and the Ghan to the iconic Rocky Mountaineer, we have them all – with private cabins, viewing decks and fine dining all the way.

You can include a great rail journey in any Freedom holiday or ask us to create a unique rail holiday for you.

Top Canada Rail Journeys

Discover Canada in style on an exciting rail journey or longer rail holiday.

Rocky Mountaineer BC

Journey Through The Clouds

Vancouver | Kamloops | Jasper

2 DAY - Rocky Mountaineer from £1028
Train Canadian Rockies

Canadian Rockies Discovery

Vancouver | Jasper | Banff | Lake Louise | Calgary

10 DAY - Rail Holiday from £1649
Quebec City

Classic Canada Coast to Coast

Vancouver | Jasper | Toronto | Montreal | Quebec City | Halifax

17 DAY - Rail Holiday from £2349

Top Asia Rail Journeys

Watch wonderful landscape open up before your eyes as you travel across country on an amazing rail adventure.

Inc. Transfers Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai Rail Escape

Train to Chiang Mai

4 DAY - Rail Escape from £277
Inc. Sightseeing River Kwai, Thailand

River Kwai Rail Escape

Bangkok | Kanchanaburi | Erawan National Park

3 DAY - Rail Escape from £289
INCLUDES TOURS Eastern& Oriental Express

Eastern & Oriental Express

Bangkok | River Kwai | Kuala Kangsar | Singapore

4 DAY - Luxury Rail Journey from £2179

Top New Zealand Rail Journeys

Discover the best of New Zealand on a scenic rail journey.

Passengers On Coastal Pacific Interior

Coastal Pacific

Christchurch | Picton

Rail journey from £99
Northern Explorer Leaving National Park

Northern Explorer

Auckland | Wellington

Rail journey from £109
TranzAlpine On Board


Christchurch | Greymouth

Rail journey from £114

Top South Africa Rail Journeys

Travel in style as you soak up the spectacular South Africa scenery.

The Blue Train, South Africa

Blue Train Escape

Cape Town | Pretoria | Kruger National Park

10 DAY - Holiday Idea from £3099
Rovos Rail Pullman Cabin

Rovos Rail Escape

Pretoria | Cape Town | Garden Route | Port Elizabeth

11 DAY - Holiday Idea from £2599
Shongololo Montagu Pass

Shongololo Express

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

15 DAY - Rail journey from £4729

Other Holiday Choices

Choose from our extensive range of holiday options to create the holiday that's right for you.

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.

To include a rail journey in your holiday call us today on 0333 003 8043.

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