It’s time to go slow, savour the journey, smell the flowers and enjoy the view…
From the Trans Siberian to Via Rail’s Canadian train, here you’ll find our pick of the world’s greatest long-distance rail journeys for crossing entire continents without boarding a plane. For many, the journey begins the moment you step outside your front door and these long-distance train trips certainly promise days of epic adventure.
Prefer to stop along the way and break up your journey? There’s no shortage of rail passes to help you do that in style. Check back soon for a detailed breakdown of the best passes for extended train travel in Europe, North America, Australasia and beyond.
Prefer to have someone else do all the legwork for you? No problem, there’s a number of established rail holiday organsiers and online travel agents with many years of experience behind them. They can book your train tickets for you, along with a hotel to suit your budget, with special package deals available for many major cities and rail destinations across the world.