Take the Trans-Siberian Railway from Moscow to Beijing

The Trans-Siberian Railway reaches right across Asia, connecting Moscow with the Far East, cutting through the fascinating lands in between. Crossing a third of the globe, the Trans-Siberian Railway heads through the natural wonders of the Gobi Desert, the Ural Mountains and the grassy steppe of Mongolia. Available throughout 2019 and 2020, our adventures are inclusive of rail travel, budget accommodation and rail station transfers.

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Our Trans-Siberian Railway journeys also offer a range of exciting optional activities, including dog sledding in Yekaterinburg, diving beneath the surface of Lake Baikal, staying in a traditional ger in Mongolia and plenty more. If our featured itineraries do not exactly suit your requirements, we're also more than happy to tailor-make your Trans-Siberian Railway journey for you.

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Upcoming Trans-Siberian Trips in 2019 & 2020

Trans-Siberian Independent Journeys from Moscow

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Red Express

9 days | FROM AUD $2,695

Spend a few days in Russia's capital city, then jump on board the...

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Genghis Khan

13 days | FROM AUD $3,595

Jump aboard for the ride of your life! From one capital city to...

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Highway to China

15 days | FROM AUD $4,895

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Big Ticket

19 days | FROM AUD $5,965

Bolshoi (Russian for BIG). Go large on our sensational big ticket from...

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Destination Vladivostok

19 days | FROM AUD $5,945

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Trans-Siberian Independent Journeys from Beijing

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Trans Express

8 Days | FROM AUD $2,095

Explore China's bustling capital city, then jump aboard and wing your...

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Kublai Khan

10 days | FROM AUD $3,395

Jump aboard for the ride of your life! Take the train from Beijing to...

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Highway to Moscow

14 days | FROM AUD $4,895

Riding the Trans-Mongolian, from Beijing to Mongolia - the legendary...

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Big Rail Tripper

18 days | FROM AUD $6,195

The Big Rail Tripper, an epic journey from Beijing to Moscow, offering...

Trans-Siberian Independent Private Tours

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Discover the Gobi

8 days | FROM AUD $5,829

The Gobi desert is a treasure chest of fossilised dinosaur bones and...

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Horseback Journey

9 days | FROM AUD $4,699

Horse-riding with a difference - trekking through remote steppe, along...

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Yekaterinburg Baikal Journey

12 days | FROM AUD $4,139

Take the Trans-Siberian all the way through from Moscow to Irkutsk '...

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Nomads & Deserts

11 days | FROM AUD $3,019

Explore the sights of Russia's capital city, then journey the Trans...

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Ring of Mongolia

14 days | FROM AUD $7,289

Kicking off in the 13th century capital of Mongolia, camp out in a ger...

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About travelling aboard the Trans-Siberian

Our Trans-Siberian Railway journeys are semi-independent and not group tours, so you'll normally be travelling by yourself or as part of your own private group. We organise all of the elements necessary to make your journey smooth and hassle free, from the train tickets and accommodation en route to the rail station transfers and optional sightseeing tours and excursions.

If you've got time to spare, consider breaking up your epic train journey with these must-see destinations from historic cities to stunning countryside for the best of culture and outdoor adventure.

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Countryside Bliss

Lake Baikal

Located in eastern Siberia, Lake Baikal is the world’s deepest lake. In the summer it is a fantastic place to trek and camp as well as a very unique place to scuba dive- it is relatively unexplored so perfect any budding Jacques Cousteaus! Come winter when the deep snow has settled, the is winter wonderland is perfect for dog sledding, skiing, ice fishing and snow mobiling!

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Mongolia's Capital

Ulaan Baatar

Capital of Mongolia, Ulaan Bataar is a pulsating city of modern and traditional architecture. Located in the north of the country it is where most trips to Mongolia will start or end. With lots of monasteries and palaces to explore as well as modern bars and restaurants to enjoy – it is the perfect place to spend a few days whilst on your Trans-siberian adventure.

Europe & Asia


Located on the eastern side of the Middle Ural Mountains, Yekaterinburg is a colourful city with a somewhat tumultuous history. While a visit must be paid to Church on the Blood – where the family of Tsar Nicholas II was murdered, the city is also a centre for culture and arts with several fine museums and theatres. Yekaterinburg is also excellent for outdoor sports, like cross-country skiing in the winter months and trekking in the summer. For something truly unique, stand with your feet over the Europe/Asian border.

End of the line


As the eastern terminus of the Trans-Siberian Railway, if you are ending your journey here then you’ll want to head to the Sporivnaya Harbour for a stroll along the promenade – enjoy the fresh sea breeze and grab a bite to eat from a street food stall. The Central Square, is a good place to relax and people watch, plus you can also see a massive pair of memorial statues. For history buffs there are several interesting museums dotted round the city.

Booking your Trans-Siberian tour from Australia

To book your tour to Trans-Siberian, please call us on +44-20-7371-1113, email us at info@onthegotours.com or book online. Alternatively, we work with a number of travel agents, so you can book through your travel agent if you prefer. Recent travel agents that booked a trip to Trans-Siberian with us:

Burwood Flight Centre NSW

Shop 124, Burwood Westfield , 100 Burwood Road, Burwood, NSW, Sydney, Australia
02 9747 5899
Destination Vladivostok - 19 days

Sunshine Plaza Flight Centre

Shop GD 303B & C , Sunshine Plaza Shopping Centre, 154 - 164 Horton Parade, Maroochydore, QLD, Brisbane, Australia
075443 6833
Destination Vladivostok - 19 days

St Georges Terrace Flight Centre

172 St Georges Terrace, Perth, WA, Perth, Australia
08 9322 8211
Big Rail Tripper - 18 days

Launceston Flight Centre

65 Brisbane Street, Launceston, TAS, Hobart, Australia
(03) 6331 0619
Trans Express - 8 Days