Passenger Services

Passenger Service


StarLine Passenger Service
Starline is an affordable, safe and comfort daily passenger-train service between Windhoek and all major towns connected to the rail system. Passengers can enjoy aircraft-style reclining seats, air-conditioning, vending machines and audio-visual entertainment systems and have a choice of travelling Business Class or Economy Class.

Starline is an affordable, convenient, reliable travel solution. Although the trip by rail takes longer it provides a comfortable ride where there is onboard entertainment, free WIFI and refreshments available to passengers during this enjoyable journey.

Desert Express
Desert Express is Namibia’s distinctive rail experience that provides a unique luxury excursion across the magnificent landscape of Namibia. The train offers exclusive overnight weekend trips between Windhoek and Swakopmund. Desert Express also offers a 7 to 10 days excursion to the South as well as Etosha National Park.  This exceptional train offers onboard accommodation and elegant dining.  Private charters are also being offered.


Special Tourist Trains
TransNamib provides locomotive power for hauling capacity to visiting foreign tourist trains, coming mostly from South Africa. Regular tourist trains that visit our beautiful scenery and landscapes are the Rovos Rail and Shongololo.