Celebrating 50 years of Rail Travel
From its base in North Wales, independent rail holiday specialist Ffestiniog Travel has been escorting travellers around the world by rail for 50 years. One of the oldest, dedicated rail tour companies, that can claim to be Britain's 'complete specialist' in train travel.
From escorted rail tours across the globe, bespoke Tailored Rail holidays, exploring the world’s heritage railways to simply buying train tickets for travel through Europe and beyond – Ffestiniog Travel truly is a one-stop shop for discovering destinations by train.
The company celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2024 with a bumper 15 new escorted rail tours. The very first overseas tour was to the Swiss Alps in 1974 and Switzerland continues to be one of its most popular destinations – a special celebratory tour returns to Switzerland in October 2024, complete with the two original tour leaders from the first inaugural visit. View the special 2024 Rail Holidays of the World Brochure or order a printed copy here
Ffestiniog Travel produces a programme of up to 40 escorted rail tours each year to destinations in the UK, Europe and worldwide including New Zealand, North and South America, India, Sri Lanka, Jordan and Morocco. Its small, dedicated team of expert consultants also help plan bespoke tours for individuals, couples, friends and private groups, particularly those interested in riding historic and heritage lines – including chartered journeys.
Why Choose Ffestiniog Travel?
- Expertise – one of the oldest rail holiday companies in the UK and has remained a dedicated rail travel specialist.
- As an AITO member Ffestiniog Travel offers quality, expertise, peace of mind and financial protection. It boasts a 97% customer satisfaction rating in AITO’s Independent Reviews
- Ffestiniog Travel runs a busy Ticket Only department which issues train tickets and rail passes for simple and complicated journeys around Europe and many worldwide destinations.
- The company is owned by a charitable trust and profits go to support the world famous Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways.
- Holiday experts that will find the best accommodation and plan sightseeing excursions to suit all budgets
- Many customers return to travel with Ffestiniog Travel year on year - over 60% annual repeat business.
- Its small team of consultants are always at the end of a phone to discuss and respond to rail travel enquiries
Call: 01766 512400
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