Train trips, railway tours & holidays by train
Including rail travel packages



uk flagClassic Hospitality Ltd
based: East Sussex, UK
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Horses and trains combine in these unique Cheltenham Festival hospitality packages with hotel accommodation and steam train transfers. Providing fine dining and hospitality packages at all race meetings at Cheltenham, throughout the year.

| horse racing | railway tours | England |


uk flagExplore five star Featured Site

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Explorer logoExperience the world by rail; a collection of authentic train travel experiences, rail journeys that avoid the tourist trains where possible and where travellers can get close to the local life of the country visited. Trips in over 35 countries, worldwide.

| railway tours | Europe | Africa | South America | Asia | Worldwide |


uk flagG Adventures five star Featured Site

based: Canada, London & Worldwide

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G Adventures logoWorldwide adventure travel by train. Exciting rail journeys to all corners of the globe, on which a significant part of the journey is by train or which are entirely by rail; how about the Trans-Mongolian Express, Vancouver and Alaska by ferry and rail, or Spain and Morocco by train?

| railway tours | Worldwide |


US flagGrand Canyon Railway & Hotel
based: Colorado, USA
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Unique railway journey and hotel packages in the Grand Canyon. Ride the trains of the the Grand Canyon Railway and stay in Williams at the Grand Canyon Railway Hotel, next to to the historic train depot.

| railway tours | USA |


Just Go Holidays!

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An interesting collection of heritage railway trips in the UK and Europe. From the great Little trains of North Wales, to highland railway journeys in Scotland or the little trains of the Pyrenees.

| railway tours | UK | Europe |

Rail Tours Ireland
based: Dublin, Ireland
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Hosted railtours for independent travellers, Multi-day tours of discovery across Ireland. These are fully escorted by Railtours Ireland hosts, travel will be in modern, comfortable trains and B&B accommodation is arranged in boutique or standard hotels close to train stations.

| railway tours | Ireland |


uk flagSaga five star Featured Site

based: Kent, UK

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Saga logoAn attractive selection of the World's great rail journeys for older travellers. Try the Rocky Mountaineer in Canada; the Pride of Africa in South Africa; the Lhasa Express, the world's highest railway, in Tibet; the narrow-gauge Bernina Express in Switzerland; or stay closer to home and enjoy the heritage railways of Wales.

| seniors/silver surfers | railway tours | Worldwide |


St James Rail
based: New South Wales, Australia
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Escorted group rail journeys across Australia; one day and extended tours in Australia, with tours planned and organised by the tour leaders. Example tours: The Northern Tablelands and NW New South Wales; or Newcastle, Maitland and the Lower Hunter Valley.

| railway tours | Australia |


Sundowners Overland

based: Melbourne, Australia

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Trans Siberian Railway, Trans Mongolian and Silk Road Railway specialist, offering train and rail tours in Asia. Both escorted and independent trips like: the Silk Road Railway (Istanbul to Beijing); the Trans Siberian Railway (with China and Mongolia); and the Trans Mongolian Express.

| railway tours | China | Mongolia | Russia | Uzbekistan | Armenia | Iran | Turkey | Asia |


uk flagTitan five star Featured Site

based: Surrey, UK

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Titan logoEscorted train and rail holidays featuring iconic railway journeys Worldwide, including: Rocky Mountaineer, Bullet Train, Glacier Express, Bernina Express, Rovos Rail, Trans Siberian Railway and the Venice Simplon-Orient Express.

| railway tours | Worldwide |


uk flagTourRadar five star Featured Site

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Tourradar logoA wide range of train and railway tours offered by a number of suppliers. Choose one of the classics like the Trans Siberian Railway, or a more unusual option such as The Vodkatrain from St. Petersburg to Beijing, or the Northern Lights & Arctic Circle by rail.

| railway tours | Worldwide |

US flagUncommon Journeys
based: California, USA
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Luxury train and boat vacations, including luxury cruises, vintage train and steamboat travel, ocean cruise or riverboat and train combination packages, and luxury train journeys across America. Private railway carriages available.

| railway tours | lake/river cruises | ocean cruises | USA | Canada |


Unforgettable Travel

based: London, UK

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Bespoke worldwide luxury private tours, hand crafted by experts. Journey types include: honeymoons, wildlife holidays and African safaris, food and wine tours, cultural and heritage trips, small ship cruises, family adventures, luxury train travel, beach breaks, luxury active travel, multi-centre holidays and luxury road trips.

| tailor-made | animals/safari | birdwatching | ocean cruises | gastronomic | wine | wedding/honeymoon | family | railway tours | sightseeing | Worldwide |


uk flagDarjeeling Tours

based: Yorkshire, UK

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UK company offering escorted group rail tours in India, most including steam charters, on the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway.

| railway tours | India |


uk flagRail Enthusiasts Holidays

based: London, UK

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Railfan tours Worldwide, trips for steam railway enthusiasts, particularly photographers and video/film-makers.

| railway tours | Worldwide |






This section is for railway tours of all types, including holidays and vacations by train and railfan trips for railway enthusiasts. We list two main types of railway travel:


Railway Tours
Where the focus is on the the rail travel itself – could be trips on heritage railways like the Great Little Trains of Wales, or iconic modern trains like the high-speed Bullet Train in Japan. Could be notable train journeys such as the Trans Siberian Express across Russia, or trips on the Rocky Mountaineer across Canada. Or it could be about the trains themselves, trips enjoying the opulence of the Orient Express or the Pride of Africa; or by sightseeing trains like Switzerland's Glacier Express.


Rail Travel Packages

These are trips by standard train services where the focus is on the convenience of train travel to get to a holiday destination. It includes holiday packages which offer travel by Eurostar to European destinations.