World’s Most Scenic Train Journeys
If you’ve been daydreaming about your next vacation, consider taking an unforgettable journey by train.
Railbookers is stealing passengers from the skies and highways by offering more than 300 rail vacations to the most sought-after destinations across the US, Canada, Europe and beyond.
Skip the airport’s succession of endless check-in lines, security lines, boarding lines, and airline delays. Skip traveling by car, dealing with high gas prices and traffic. Instead, sit back, relax and ride the rails! For the most part, all you have to do is arrive at the station and walk onto your train.
Railbookers gives you have the option of choosing from an expertly-planned trip or allowing a Rail Expert to custom tailor make one just for you, including the rail routes, accommodations, sightseeing, transfers, and even ferries and inter-city travel. This leading operator of independent rail vacations offers five types of train escapes: scenic rail journeys, classic journeys, city breaks, pre-and post-cruise journeys, and customizable rail vacations.
With insider access and direct contracts with partners around the world, Railbookers can book your vacation up to 18 months in advance. Typically, you have to wait 90 days prior to departure to even get pricing and schedules to book European rail!
Onboard accommodations include:
Economy Class (AKA Coach) – A budget-friendly option that includes complimentary access to the dome cars.
Sleeper Plus Class (Berths) – This is the most reasonably priced entry to the Sleeper Plus Class and includes an upper and lower berth with curtains for privacy, freshly prepared meals in the dining car, and access to the dome cars.
Sleeper Plus Class (Cabins for One & Two) – During the day, these rooms include loveseats next to a large window, with a sink, hot and cold drinking water, and a covered toilet. By night, the entire space transforms into a bed. Meals in the dining car are included in the fare, and these rooms also lock from the inside for privacy.
Prestige Class (The Ultimate Experience) – This impressive option features a leather couch facing a large window by day, which transforms into a double bed for two by night. Also included are heated walls and floors, a concierge, private washroom with a shower, complimentary bar service, snacks, wine tastings and interactive talks on the scenery passing by.
Once onboard, the scenic journey becomes just as exciting and memorable as the destination itself. It’s not just about going from point A to point B. There’s truly no better way to experience our awe-inspiring world, and the ever-changing landscapes that come along with the voyage, than by train.
Explore Europe and Beyond by Rail with Railbookers – 6 Most Popular Journeys
Classic Glacier and Bernina Express
Discover two of the world’s most picturesque train journeys, the Glacier Express and the Bernina Express! Enjoy Switzerland’s majestic scenery on this classic four-night vacation with stops in the cities of Interlaken and Chur. Watch as gorgeous meadows, rushing rivers, snow-capped mountain ranges and glaciers pass by from the panoramic carriages of these two famous trains.
Ultimate Venice, Florence, and Rome
Explore Venice, Florence, and Rome to their fullest with sightseeing tours and skip-the-line passes. Sail down the canals of Venice with a gondola ride, unearth artistic masterpieces in Florence, and gaze in awe at the Sistine Chapel’s ceiling in Rome. This is one Italian adventure you won’t want to miss.
Venice Simplon-Orient-Express to Venice
No other train journey evokes romance and adventure quite like the famous Venice Simplon-Orient-Express. The train still traverses through some of Europe’s most captivating scenery and cities that are legends in themselves: Paris, Venice, Vienna, Budapest, and London.
Switzerland’s Lakes and Mountains
Take the trip of a lifetime through Switzerland on this exciting vacation by rail. Starting with overnight stays in Geneva and Montreux, this train journey continues along the Golden Pass Line to Interlaken. Then, take the highest railway station at the top of Jungfrau Mountain, before traveling through the Swiss Alps aboard the Glacier Express to Chur.
Norway in a Nutshell
Take in mountains and Norwegian fjords on this spectacular rail vacation. Stay overnight in Oslo before travelling by rail to Myrdal and taking the famous Flam railway down through spectacular scenery to the village of Flam on the Aurlandsfjord. Then, continue by boat through the beautiful Nærøyfjord to Gudvangen where you’ll transfer by bus up winding mountain roads to Voss for your train journey to Bergen. Spend a night in this historic Hanseatic city before making your final scenic journey along the Bergen Line back to Oslo.
Trans-Canada and Rockies Adventure with Rocky Mountaineer
Take the ultimate tour of Canada from coast to coast, including journeys on two iconic trains! Starting in Toronto, discover the cascading waters of Niagara Falls on a breathtaking day trip before taking The Canadian train for an epic trek across rural landscapes to the heart of the Canadian Rockies. Explore the wonders of Jasper and Banff National Parks and the turquoise waters of Lake Louise before boarding the famed Rocky Mountaineer for an incredible ride into Vancouver!