The Trusted Authority on Rail

1-877-929-7245

Monday - Friday: 8:00am - 7:00pm CST
Saturday: 9:00am - 2:00pm CST

Amtrak Empire Builder

Search Train Tours

Vacations By Rail offers the largest selection of independent train vacations, escorted rail tours, luxury rail journeys and custom rail vacations to destinations in North America, Europe and beyond.

United States Train Vacations

See the best of America by rail with train vacations to National Parks, big cities, and popular destinations.

Amtrak California Zephyr Train Tours in the USA

Discover America with:

Canadian Rail Tours

Trains across Canada, from coast to coast & the Canadian Rockies, French Canada and the Maritimes.

Rocky Mountaineer Train Discover Canadian Train Trips

Canadian Train Vacations include:

European Train Tours

Independent, locally-hosted, and escorted train trips to destinations throughout Europe.

Glacier Express Train Browse European Train Trips

Explore Rail Travel in Europe:

Beyond

Travel off the beaten path with unique rail journeys in Africa, Asia, Australia and South America.

Explore Our Worldwide Rail Vacations

See the world with visits to:

Vacation Type

Browse by vacation type to find the perfect rail vacation package for you.

Browse Rail Vacation Types

Popular Vacation Types:

Cruise Vacations

Let Vacations By Rail make your next river or ocean cruise experience the one to remember.

Discover our Cruise Tours

Great Cruise Tours:


Expert Advice, News, Tour Resources & More

Vacations By Rail offers the latest news, advice, and tips about rail travel across the world.
View All Posts →
Train Timetable

The Best USA Winter Getaways

Winter vacation destinations beckon throughout the United States for nature-lovers and city-fans alike. Whether you’re looking to escape the chilly snow or relish its lovely scenery, consider brightening your colder months with a U.S. rail vacation.
Read More »

A Journey on VIA Rail’s Ocean: The Window to Canada

The Canadian Maritimes are known for their enchanting seaside towns and unspoiled nature, and there’s no better way to take in the scenery and see the best of the province than on a train vacation.
Read More »

Rail Vacations Offer One-of-a-Kind Experiences in Popular Destinations

Vacations By Rail® Announces New 2017 Tours and Early-Booking Incentives
Read More »
Sign up Close
Automat:ee