Is the Overlander train still running?

Journey Beyond will continue to follow advice from relevant authorities and to utilise our JourneySafe operational plan to further protect the health and safety of guests and crew. The Great Southern season has now finished. Services will resume in December 2022.

What is the difference between platinum and gold on The Ghan?

The Ghan Expedition: the difference between Gold and Platinum Service. Gold Service is a fully-inclusive experience, but Platinum adds space and finer touches.

What is the cost of overland?

How much does it cost to get into Overlanding? The average startup costs to get into overlanding with a 4×4 are about $21,000 on average. However it can be done for much less. Once you’ve got all the necessary gear it will cost about $40 per person per day to travel fulltime.

Is The Overland train running between Melbourne and Adelaide?

There is nothing quite like travelling by rail, and The Overland operates a day-long service running between Melbourne and Adelaide in both directions.

Are there double beds on The Ghan?

A comfortable double bed, en suite, large panoramic windows and an interior corridor window providing views to both sides of the train, combine to create a sumptuous space.

How much does it cost to take the Indian Pacific?


Fare Jun – July Jan – May, Aug, Nov & Dec
Advance Purchase $725 $895
Everyday $805 $995
Flexible $885 $1,095
Everyday $1,525 $1,705

Do you need 4wd to Overland?

You don’t need an 4wd for overlanding. Most people don’t engage their 4×4 99% off the time. Invest in some decent All Terrain tires, recovery gear and safety gear. And when in doubt about a stretch of trail, turn around.

How long does the overland train take?

10 hours 30 minutes
The Overland

Distance travelled 828 kilometres
Average journey time 10 hours 30 minutes
Service frequency 2 × per week in each direction
Line(s) used Western standard gauge Wolseley-Adelaide

Where does the overland train leave Adelaide?

After departing Ararat the train stops in the Victorian towns of Stawell, Horsham, Dimboola and Nhill before crossing the South Australian border….The Overland.

Termini Melbourne Adelaide
Distance travelled 828 kilometres
Average journey time 10 hours 30 minutes
Service frequency 2 × per week in each direction

How much does it cost to travel by train from Melbourne to Adelaide?

The best way to get from Melbourne to Adelaide without a car is to train which takes 10h 25m and costs $100 – $310.

Where does The Overland depart from?

The Timetable The Overland these days runs twice per week each way between Melbourne Southern Cross Station (in Spencer Street Melbourne) to Adelaide Parklands Terminal (in Keswick, SA). It calls at a number of major intermediate towns along the way to pick up and drop off passengers.

Is there a sleeper train Sydney to Brisbane?

Sleeper compartments are available on long distance overnight train services such as Sydney to Brisbane, Sydney to Melbourne, Melbourne to Sydney and from Casino to Sydney. Each sleeper compartment contains two berths and shares a toilet and shower with the adjacent compartment.