Itinerary - Eastern and Oriental Express from Bangkok to Singapore

Day 1 - Arrive in Bangkok

Check in at your hotel for an overnight stay and begin exploring this fascinating city. Perhaps visit the iconic Wat Arun temple, with its towering spires and glazed porcelain façade. Or head to Chinatown Market for the city’s best tasting and most reasonably-priced cuisine. 

Day 2 - Onboard Eastern & Oriental Express

After breakfast in your hotel this morning, enjoy more of Bangkok’s sights before being transferred to the station to begin your journey on the Eastern & Oriental Express. Dinner is served as the train leaves the city behind and travels through the Thai countryside of rice-fields and villages. After a delicious meal, retire to your compartment, now transformed into a comfortable bedroom by your personal steward.

Day 3 - Guided Cruise along River Kwai

Today, the train arrives at River Kwai Bridge Station, where you will disembark for a river cruise on board a local raft. During the cruise, a local historian provides a brief overview of the history of the Thailand-Burma railway and the bridge. Re-join the train for lunch and a relaxing afternoon followed by dinner and a further night on board.

Day 4 - Tour of Ubudiah Mosque, Kuala Kangsar

Enjoy breakfast in your cabin as the train enters Malaysia and journeys through the picturesque landscape. Lunch is served before arriving in Kuala Kangsar for your guided tour of this fascinating royal town. After the tour, return to the train, perhaps visiting the observation car before another spectacular dinner and a final night on board.

Day 5 - Arrive in Singapore

Arrive in Singapore today and bid farewell to the train. Transfer from the station to your hotel for a two-night stay

Day 6 - Singapore

Enjoy discovering Singapore at your leisure today. Visit the Padang, Cricket Club, Parliament House, Supreme Court, City Hall, Thian Hock Keng Temple and the National Orchid Garden.

Day 7 - Depart Singapore

After a final breakfast this morning, check out of your hotel and continue with your onward travels.

Featured Accommodation

  • Bangkok - Landmark Hotel Bangkok
  • Singapore - Bay Hotel Singapore

Hotels are subject to availability. Alternatives may be used.

Departure dates and prices 2020 - Eastern and Oriental Express from Bangkok to Singapore

Railbookers brochure pricee in Black from £3899

Travel 55 discount prices in Red from £3705 

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Holiday Includes:

  • 3 nights’ hotel stay with breakfast
  • 3 nights onboard the Eastern & Oriental Express
  • Guided cruise along the River Kwai in Thailand
  • War museum and optional war cemetery visit in Thailand
  • Tour of Ubudiah Mosque, Kuala Kangsar in Malaysia
  • Visit to the Royal Museum of Perak and the Sultan Shah Gallery in Malaysia


£3899 - £3705


£3899 - £3705


£3899 - £3705


£3899 - £3705


£3899 - £3705


£3899 - £3705


£4649 - £4417


£4649 - £4417

Prices are based on two people sharing a standard room, and are subject to availability and change. Single occupancy supplements apply. Some hotels require payment of local city taxes on arrival.

Eastern and Oriental Express from Bangkok to Singapore


5% discount 2020 prices from only £3705

Your journey begins in Bangkok. Journey to the River Kwai for a guided cruise and war museum visit. Spend 3 nights on the Eastern and Oriental Express travelling from Bankgok to Singapore. Ubudiah Mosque tour, visit to the Royal Museum of Perak and the Sultan Shah Gallery. Spend 2 nights in Singapore.

To book this wonderful rail holiday with Railbookers call them direct on 0203 780 2110 and quote code TR55RB you will then recieve a 5% discount saving per person on this rail holiday to Switzerland.

Travel 55 in association with Railbookers. To book call direct on 0203 780 2110 and quote Travel 55 code TR55RB you will then receive a 5% discount from the Railbookers brochure price.

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