The Overland

With a daylight service between the two great cities – Melbourne and Adelaide, enjoy a relaxing and unique journey on The Overland, while savouring the creature comforts and romance of rail.

There is nothing quite like travelling by rail, and The Overland operates a day-long service running between Melbourne and Adelaide in both directions. Onboard, you’ll experience a comfortable journey as you watch the diverse landscapes outside your window, from rugged mallee scrub to fields of green and gold.

With comfortable semi-reclining seats, generous legroom, up to 60kg of luggage, a range of dining options, and dedicated hospitality attendants, whether you choose to travel Red Service or Red Premium service, you’re choosing an effortless and relaxing way to embark on your interstate adventure.

Planning your holiday is easy, and speak to your friendly Consultant.

Latest fares:

Fares valid for rail travel from 01 April 2019 to 31 December 2019


Depart Melbourne 08:05
Depart North Shore Geelong 09:15
Depart Ararat 11:15
Depart Stawell 11:40
Depart Horsham 12:31
Depart Dimboola 13:00
Depart Nhill 13:27
Depart Bordertown 13:51
Depart Murray Bridge 15:50
Arrive Adelaide 17:40

Depart Adelaide 07:45
Depart Murray Bridge 09:50
Depart Bordertown 11:49
Depart Nhill 13:17
Depart Dimboola 13:50
Depart Horsham 14:17
Depart Stawell 15:11
Depart Ararat 15:35
Depart North Shore Geelong 17:39
Arrive Melbourne 18:50

* Final arrival and departure times on all Great Southern Rail journeys may very. Great Southern Rail will advise of any changes prior to departure.
* All off train experiences are subject to weather and changes through the year and may very by season
* Fares and timetables are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice.

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