Rail Journeys

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 Australia Rail Journeys

Explore Australia in style as you travel across this amazing country by train.

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

The Ghan

Adelaide | Alice Springs | Darwin

3 DAY - Rail journey from £1228
Save up to £110 The Indian Pacific Check In

Indian Pacific

Adelaide | Sydney

2 DAY - Rail journey from £410
Save up to £275 Waterfall, The Grampians, Victoria, Australia

Great Southern

Adelaide | The Grampians | Canberra | Coffs Harbour | Brisbane

3 DAY - Rail journey from £1068

Top Canada Rail Journeys

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

Mount Robson from Gold Leaf Rocky Mountaineer

Rainforest to Gold Rush

Vancouver | Whistler | Quesnel | Jasper

3 DAY - Rocky Mountaineer from £1464

Grand Eastern Rail Journey

Toronto | Ottawa | Montreal | Quebec City | Halifax

11 DAY - Rail Holiday from £1349
Gold Leaf Dome Views

First Passage to the West

Vancouver | Kamloops | Banff or Lake Louise

2 DAY - Rocky Mountaineer from £1061

Top Asia Rail Journeys

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

Inc. Transfers Wat Phra Doi Suthep, Northern Thailand

Chiang Mai Rail Escape

Train to Chiang Mai

4 DAY - Rail Escape from £319
INCLUDES TOURS Eastern& Oriental Express

Eastern & Oriental Express

Bangkok | River Kwai | Kuala Kangsar | Singapore

4 DAY - Luxury Rail Journey from £2559

Sukhothai Rail Escape

Bangkok | Sukhothai | Sri Sachanalai

4 DAY - Rail Escape from £796

Top America Rail Journeys

Explore America in style on an exciting America Rail Holiday.

Statue of Liberty, New York

The All American

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

17 DAY - Rail Holiday from £2399
California Zephyr desert valley by rive

Chicago to San Francisco

California Zephyr

Rail journey from £118
Waterfall in Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone To Yosemite

Chicago | Salt Lake City | West Yellowstone | San Francisco

11 DAY - Rail Holiday from £1849

Top New Zealand Rail Journeys

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

Northern Explorer Leaving National Park

Northern Explorer

Auckland | Wellington

Rail journey from £109
Passengers On Coastal Pacific Interior

Coastal Pacific

Christchurch | Picton

Rail journey from £99
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.

Blue Train Scenery, South Africa

The Blue Train

Cape Town | Karoo | Kimberley | Pretoria

3 DAY - Rail journey from £1095
Shongololo Montagu Pass

Shongololo Express

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

15 DAY - Rail journey from £5289
Rovos Rail Pullman Cabin

Rovos Rail Escape

Pretoria | Cape Town | Garden Route | Port Elizabeth

10 DAY - Holiday Idea from £2459

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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So you can enjoy these low rates without risk, we have introduced a Price & Cancellation Guarantee. On all new bookings from 14th March 2020 we are offering:

Full Refund or Free Re-Booking - if you have to cancel your holiday or part of it due to UK government recommendation not to travel.

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