The Overland (Day Service) : Prices / Book


NEW! Great Southern Specials

NEW! Great Southern


Adelaide | Brisbane

The Australian family of Great Train Journeys just got bigger - The Ghan, Indian Pacific and The Overland are now joined by Great Southern - an epic adventure connecting Adelaide to Brisbane and back.

Key things to know

  • Available to book now!
  • Great Southern will operate special departures between 6 December 2019 and 27 January 2020

Adelaide to Brisbane (2 nights, 3 days)

Departing Fridays, the Adelaide-Brisbane journey includes touring in The Grampians, Canberra and a special beachside dining experience on the Northern NSW Coast.

Brisbane to Adelaide (3 nights, 4 days)

Departing Mondays, the Brisbane-Adelaide journey features a beachside dining experience on the Northern NSW Coast, as well as time spent in the stunning Hunter Valley wine region and at the incredible Twelve Apostles.

All Great Southern departures offer the choice of Platinum and Gold Service accommodation, with both options inclusive of dining, onboard beverages and Off Train Experiences.

How to book?

Call/email our Great Train Journeys team

Check with our friendly consultants to see if your package qualifies.

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Australia's pioneer of inter-capital rail travel

The Overland provides a comfortable, relaxing way to travel between the cities or to ease into a great holiday in Melbourne, Adelaide or their surrounding regions.

The Overland provides stopovers in Adelaide, allowing travellers to connect with the Indian Pacific to Perth/Sydney, the Ghan to Alice Springs/Darwin and the Great Southern to Brisbane. 

This service runs two times a week in each direction. Please refer to our departures for further information.



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Prices are in $AUD per person

  Adult Everyday Adult Readyrail Adult Readyrail Saver Pension Saver
For travel: Apr 1st - Dec 31st 2019
Red Premium Service $269 $219 $169 $219
Red Service $164 $114 n/a $84
For travel: Dec 1st 2018 - Mar 31st 2019
Red Premium Service $259 $209 $159 $209
Red Service $159 $109 n/a $79

Please note: This product requires manual confirmation and is therefore subject to availability and prices may increase. When we receive your booking an invoice with finalised costing will be sent to you within 1 business day.


Prices will be subject to change on a weekly basis unless paid in full.

Prices above are inclusive of fuel price surcharge. 

  • Bookings for Pensioner fares cannot be made through Rail Plus New Zealand. Please note that concession fares are yield controlled and may not be available on the first date requested.
  • Children: Child pricing applies to those aged between 4 and 15 inclusive and is a 20% discount off the Adult fare dependent on the type of fare booked. Children aged under 15 years cannot travel without a guardian.

Fare types

  • Adult Everyday
  • Adult Readyrail
  • Adult Readyrail Saver
  • Pension Saver

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