Eastern and Oriental Express

Eastern and Oriental Express

The Eastern and Oriental Express travels one of the most magical and memorable routes in the world. This remarkable train, immaculately appointed and air-conditioned throughout, provides a perfect vantage point from which to view breathtaking scenery, meandering rivers and the lush tropical landscape of Southeast Asia.

Eastern and Oriental Express Highlights

  • Breathtaking scenery
  • Sightseeing and excursions are escorted by expert guides
  • Observation car
  • Saloon Car
  • Piano Bar

Eastern and Oriental Express

Eastern and Oriental Express


All journeys offer a unique opportunity to encounter fascinating people both on and off the train. The journeys are about adventure, discovery and excitement.

The Classic Journeys carry you in luxury from Singapore to Bangkok or vice versa. Or choose one of the extended journeys, which venture into the Cameron Highlands and the jungles with the Fables of the Peninsula journey.

Classic Journeys

  • Bangkok—Singapore (4 days & 3 nights)
    Highlights: Bangkok, River Kwai, Kuala Kangsar, Singapore.
  • Singapore—Bangkok (3 days & 2 nights)
    Highlights: Singapore, Kuala Kangsar, River Kwai, Bangkok.

Signature Journeys

  • Fables Of The Peninsula (7 days & 6 nights)
    This cultural adventure, limited to just 60 guests in State and Presidential Cabins, begins with a night at the legendary Raffles Hotel in Singapore, before whisking you off to Kuala Lumpur, the Cameron Highlands and Huay Yang.
    Highlights include:
    Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Cameron Highlands tea plantation, Penang, Huay Yang a small fishing town and deserted island trip with swaying coconut palms, white beaches surrounded by majestic mountains.

24 State Cabin (twin-beds), 15 Pullman (upper & lower berths) and 2 Presidential Cabins (twin-beds).

The train offers three categories of elegant private cabins: Pullman Cabin, State Cabin and Presidential Cabin.

Each cabin offers:

  • Twin-sharing accommodation
  • Fully air-conditioned
  • En-suite shower and toilet

There are three restaurant cars: “Adisorn”, “Rosaline” and “Malaya”—one of which joins the train for every journey. Each car is decorated in floral motifs reflecting the culture of the region. Menus offer delectable and innovative eastern and western fusion dishes created by our Executive Chef featuring local ingredients, providing the perfect dining experience.


The signature boutique offers passengers the opportunity to purchase delightful mementos of their journey.


All sightseeing and excursions are escorted by expert guides, and are designed to provide the perfect balance of relaxation on board with the opportunity for inspiring experiences off the train.


Located at the end of the train with its own bar, this is the perfect place to enjoy cocktails amid a colonial “veranda” ambience with its teakwood flooring and panelled walls. There is also an outdoor observation area to enjoy the panoramic scenery and stunning sunsets. Complimentary WiFi is available for use in the Observation Car.


This carriage contains a reading lounge, boutique and small restaurant. The reading room is a charming area offering a selection of books, magazines and games. Clients can enjoy a 45 minute foot massage in the reading room, combining both massage and traditional reflexology techniques, whilst enjoying the view. This can be pre-booked or organised once on board (subject to availability).


Located in the centre of the train, the piano bar is decorated with pale ash-wood panelling where a resident pianist entertains guests. Open all day and late into the night serving cocktails, aperitifs and liqueurs. Local entertainment can be enjoyed on selected evenings.

Dress Code

Dress Code

The dress code on board is tropical elegance – casual but chic, perfectly suited to the warmer climate in Asia. Guests should still avoid jeans, shorts and trainers.

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