Once you’ve got your flights booked to cover the huge distances you can start zooming in and focusing on booking your train travel to cover the short ones. If you’re travelling around Europe Interrail passes make a lot of sense, you won’t have to worry about getting around when you’re out there and it’s a really cost effective way of getting around. You’ll get unlimited travel around mainland Europe, perfect if you want to pack in as many countries as possible.
If you’re planning some train travel in the USA Amtrak is the main provider, check out their 15-day pass prices for a great deal. Another popular train route you may want to plan into your trip includes the Trans-Siberian Express – from London to Cologne to Moscow and into Beijing. The Ghan in Australia is also hugely popular with trains leaving Adelaide and travelling the 3000km+ to get to Darwin and vice versa. You can take residence in a Red Service Daynighter seat and even stop off at Alice Springs to check it out too.
Plan your trip around train travel and you’ll get to take in lots of beautiful scenery from the comfort of your seat, quickly.
Take in the spectacular scenery and experience Japan’s amazing Shinkansen "Bullet Trains" where you’ll travel high speed to some fantastic cities.
Discover Germany by train all the way from the North shores down to the Black Forest and the Bavarian Alps! It’s easy, efficient and chilled.
If you want to discover Europe by rail look no further. This is the ultimate Euro trip pass!
This pass is your best choice if you want to check out one country properly, while on your gap year. Hop around by train on the local services as much as your pass will let you!