Rail travel through Asia is as diverse as the countries that make up this vast continent. From modern bullet trains to the timeless romance of the Eastern & Oriental Express, rail connects passengers to towns, cities and countries across thousands of kilometres of tracks.
Go on a trans-mongolian adventure on the world’s longest train journey; the Trans-Siberian Railway. From Beijing to Moscow, this once in a lifetime rail experience will take you from incredible urban landscapes through deserts and forests, past the world’s deepest lake to historic Moscow, on a journey almost 8,000km in length.
Visiting India? Their incredible rail network connects the country’s cities, towns and regional areas. A visit to an Indian railway station is a must during your visit to the nation, where passengers, well-wishers and vendors create a bustling hive of activity.
Known as ‘Shinkansens’, Japan’s bullet trains offer a very comfortable, affordable, fast and reliable way to get around. Make sure you purchase your rail pass before you leave home and take advantage of this efficient system that can take you almost anywhere across the four main islands of Japan.
Train travel through Vietnam is a wonderfully convenient, comfortable and affordable way to experience the country rich in history and culture. More than 2600 kilometres of rail network, Vietnam’s rail system connects Hoh Chi Minh to Hanoi.
China Rail one of the busiest and biggest rail networks in the world with trains linking most cities. The trains are comfortable, safe and an affordable way of getting around the vast country.
Step into a world of classic glamour as you travel between ancient wonders and cosmopolitan cities on board the Eastern & Oriental Express. Journey between Singapore and Bangkok in elegant style; beautiful interiors, fine dining and cosy cabins make the Eastern & Oriental Express an enchanting experience to remember.
Speak with your Travel Whizz for more information on train journeys through Asia.