Rail journeys in South Africa

Rail travel in South Africa is your opportunity to experience the height of luxury as you travel through this country's diverse and spectacular scenery, beginning or ending in Cape Town.

The Blue Train

Described as a 'five star hotel on wheels', this 2 day rail journey traverses 1,600km between Cape Town and the charming capital Pretoria. The Blue Train offers travellers a private suite, fine dining and butler service. You can also begin your journey in the style you'll become accustomed to on-board, in the elegant pre-departure lounges in Cape Town and Pretoria.

Route: Pretoria to Cape Town
Duration: 1.5 days/1 night
Distance covered: 1,600km/990 miles

Tailor-made rail travel in South Africa

We can tailor make your trip to include train tickets. For information on how to book any rail journeys in South Africa, call us on +44 1273320580 or request a quote by email.


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