Saturday, 10 April 2010

The route

Travelling overland to the UK you have a choice of routes but if you're travelling by train there’s only really one clear cut option.

Here’s how it breaks down:
- Melbourne to Adelaide: 8 hours/828km

- Adelaide to Alice Springs: 24 hours/1559km

- Alice Springs to Darwin: 24 hours/1420km

- Darwin to Singapore (fly): 5 hours/3313km

- Singapore to Bangkok: 3 days/1946km

- Bankok to Phnom Penh: 1 day/550m

- Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh City: 1 day/265km

- Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi: 3 days/1726km

- Hanoi to Beijing: 3 days/2996km

- Beijing to Moscow via Mongolia 7 days/7622km

- Moscow to St Petersburgh: overnight/800km

- St Petersburgh to Berlin: 2 days/1450km

- Berlin to London: 1 day/995km

Total travel time: 27 days/25575km

In numbers thats 3 continents, 12 countries and around 15,900 miles. Wish me luck!


  1. WOW! All I can say is WOW! I can't wait to follow you on your journey x

  2. Are you doing it in 27 days? Oh my word! Bejing to Moscow looks like a killer.