The Eastern & Oriental Train

The Eastern & Oriental is one of the world’s most famous and luxurious trains offering journeys of discovery in sumptuous surroundings through some of the most beautiful and fascinating parts of Asia.

Why visit The Eastern & Oriental Train ?

  • Experience Southeast Asia in style aboard the luxurious E & O Express
  • Pass vibrant cities, rural villages and gleaming pagodas
  • Relax with a book in the library or choose from a selection of games
  • Step off the train for guided tours of the key highlights

Here the golden age of train travel is brought back to life as you enjoy delicious food, wonderful service and luxurious cabins whilst winding your way through the mountains, forest and paddy fields of Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and Laos.

The principal routing, throughout the year, is a 2 night journey from Singapore to Bangkok that takes you north-east from Singapore crossing into Malaysia across the straits of Johor. You continue to Kuala Lumpur, Georgetown, the River Kwai and finish in Bangkok. Alternatively the return journey is a 3 night trip from Bangkok back to Singapore. Additional departures go to Chiang Mai in Northern Thailand or Vientiane in Laos.

Whether you want to watch the world go by from the open air Observation Car, listen to the resident pianist as you enjoy a pre-dinner aperitif or merely relax in the comfort of your own cabin, the Eastern Oriental is a fabulous way to enjoy some of the splendours of South East Asia.




A visa is not required for UK passport holders.

Health Requirements

No mandatory vaccinations are required. Yellow Fever certificate if arriving from an endemic area.

Time Difference

GMT + 8 hours

Flight Time

13.5 hours Direct


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