Train Travel Information & Rail Travel Guide


Train Travel News

Openings and Construction Starts Planned for 2017

San Francisco's Muni hack: A case study in prepping for ransomware attacks

Coming This Summer to Florida: America's First New Private Passenger Rail System in 100 Years

Chicago Union Station designated as USDOT 'emerging project'

China has built the world's largest bullet-train network

More News

Train Travel Deals

Save with $90 roundtrip Amtrak Adirondack fares (NYC-Albany-Montréal)

Save on Ireland-UK travel with SailRail – train + ferry from €43 ($46 USD)

Unlimited 1-day JR East Tokyo Metropolitan District Tokunai Pass ¥750 JPY ($6.50 USD)

Kids under 16 travel free with a free Swiss Family Card

Qualified guests save 15% on Grand Canyon Railway train, hotel & RV park (AARP, AAA, Military)

More Deals

Destinations by Rail

Churchill, Manitoba: a frontier town not short on attractions

Touring Wakkanai And The Northernmost Point Of Japan

Lucky 13: The unsung arrondissement you need to visit in Paris

Taste a Gourmet Revolution in Indianapolis

Cesky Krumlov: Bohemian charm

More Destinations

Rail Journeys

Across the USA by Train for Just $213

An Artistic Train Journey through Japan

Hue to Danang: Hai Van Pass viewed from train

All aboard - if you dare! Vertigo-inducing images chart the history of the Alpine railway with a 48% gradient

The 5 World's Most Scenic Train Rides

More Journeys


 
Follow TrainTraveling,com on Facebook
 
Follow TrainTraveling,com on Twitter
 
Follow TrainTraveling,com on Pinterest
 
 

Passenger Rail > Africa

Intercity train services and routes in Africa

TransNamib train passing Klein Karras mountains

Passenger trains meet travel and tourism needs to rail destinations across Africa. Photo: TransNamib train passing Klein Karras mountains. © Harald Süpfle.

Kenya

Nairobi, Kenya

RVR operates several weekly long-distnace roundtrips between Nairobi and Mombasa, Uganda as well as Greater Nairobi commuter services connecting the capital with Ruiru, Syokimau and other destinations. Travel notes: There are three classes of long-distance travel. Bedding and breakfast are optional.

Morocco

Rabat

All aboard the Marrakech Express: "Plus Classe" Casablanca-Marrakech service is AC-cooled, meal-inclusive and delivers in 3 hours. Morocco's cohesive and up-to-date rail scheme supplements national services with the Al Bidaoui Airport Shuttle to Mohammed V Airport and Extended European Rail Plans for ONCF passengers.

Namibia

Windhoek

Limited domestic services feature modern air-conditioned coaches with airline-style seating, audio/video entertainment units and vending machines. Trains, traveling mostly at night, connect Windhoek, Wolvis Bay, Tsumeb, Gobabis, Keetmanshoop and intermediate points. International: Service to Uppington, South Africa has been discontinued. Travel notes: Choose Econo-class or Business class travel; academic, senior and child discounts available.

South Africa

Braamfontein

Main article: Passenger Rail South Africa
Africa's most comprehensive passenger rail service connects ZA's principal cities including Johannesburg, Pretoria, Durban, Port Elizabeth and Cape Town. Premiere Classe luxury travel available on selcted routes.

Uganda

Mombasa, Kenya

RVR operates several weekly long-distance roundtrips between Mombasa and Narobi, Kenya. Travel notes: There are three classes of travel. Bedding and breakfast are optional.

Zimbabwe

Hahare

A weekly long-distance train operates between the capital, Harare and Bulawayo, the country's second largest city. Trains operate daily between Bulawayo and Victoria Falls. Additional trains extend service to Mutare, Masvingo, Chinhoyi and other locales. Travel notes: Three classes of service are offered including Sleeper Class. Onboard dining is available on selected trains.

Share this page:

comments powered by Disqus
 


 

 

 

Sections

 

Affiliated Sites

About Us