Train journeys are undoubtedly beautiful. Isn’t it wonderful to watch a beautiful forest, a river from the window? Have you heard the lyrics, “Safar khoobsurat hai manjil se bhi?” Well, some people believe that journeys are better than the destination. If you have a different opinion then we are here to change your mind.

Here we have the list of the most beautiful train journeys:

1. The Glacier Express, Switzerland

Yash Chopra films have shown us Switzerland is a beautiful place. The Glacier Express is said to be the slowest train as it rides through the glaciers. The beauty of scenes en route is hard to express in words.

2. Trans-Harz Railway, Germany

The Trans-Harz Railway has a 60 KM track with picturesque views that are capable to leave you in awe. It runs from North to South of Germany.

Beautiful train route around the world- Trans-Harz Railway, Germany
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3. The Bergen Railway, Norway

The Bergen Railway has almost 7 hours of journey and is considered one of the most beautiful train journeys. Passengers in this train witnesses some picturesque locations in Norway.

4. Konkan Railway, India

It connects the Goa-Karnataka border and is perfect to witness nature at its best. With mountains, 600 m waterfall, the train journey is a treat to sore eyes.

Stunning Matheran Neral train route
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5. Blue Train, South Africa

This 27-hours journey covers 1600 km and you get the chance to witness beautiful mountains. The scenic view is a treat to eyes.

6. Rovos Rail, South Africa

It is one of the most beautiful train journeys that give you some unforgettable memories. With Rovos Rail, you can explore the best of South Africa.

Rovos Rail, South Africa
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7. TranzAlpine, New Zealand

It covers the Southern Island and runs between Christchurch, Arthurs Pass, and Greymouth.

8. The Ghan, Australia

It is the longest passenger train as it covers 2,979 km in almost 4 days. From Adelaide to Darwin, The Ghan covers the best of South Australia.

most beautiful train routes around the world- The Ghan, Australia
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9. West Highland Line, Scotland

It is fondly remembered as the Hogwarts Express from the Harry Potter film. It covers the highlands of Scotland to Central Scotland.

10. Southern Railways, India

This train ride takes us through one of the five sea bridges.

Pamban Bridge - Rameshwaram route
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11. Trans-Siberian Railway, Russia

With 120 stops across Russia and a 9300 km journey, the beautiful scenes of The Trans-Siberian railway will steal your heart away.

Trans-Siberian Railway, Russia
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12. El Chepe, Mexico

This ride covers landscapes of Sierra Tarahumara making it one of the most beautiful train journeys in the world.

beautiful train routes- El Chepe, Mexico
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Also read: 15 Beautiful Train Routes In India One Should Experience Once In Life