Intercity & Rail Passes

All aboard! Sit back and explore Australia in comfort by train

Intercity & Rail Passes

Australia’s intercity rail services are a relaxing and convenient way to travel between the country’s main cities – and a great alternative to flying. Trains are spacious and modern with picture windows to soak up the view. Enjoy:

  • City centre to city centre travel
  • On board meals and refreshments
  • Fabulous outback scenery
  • Comfortable coach class seats or private overnight cabins

Your FREEDOM consultant can include pre-booked rail travel or Rail Passes, with hotels and flights in a tailor made holiday designed for you.

Plan your holiday

Explore Australia By Train

Enjoy the journey as you travel between Australia's main cities.

InterCity Sydney Brisbane Sydney Harbour

Sydney to Brisbane


Rail journey from £52
Sydney Opera House

Melbourne to Sydney


Rail journey from £42
The Overland

Adelaide to Melbourne


Rail journey from £62
Spirit Of Queensland, Train

Brisbane to Cairns

Spirit of Queensland

2 DAY - Rail journey from £126

Brisbane to Whitsundays

Spirit of Queensland

Rail journey from £108

Cairns to Whitsundays

Spirit of Queensland

Rail journey from £69

Rail Passes

Unlimited travel with these great value rail passes.

Premium Economy. Spirit of Queensland

Queensland Rail Pass

Brisbane | Hervey Bay | Airlie Beach | Cairns

Rail Pass from £122
Discovery Pass

Discovery Pass

Sydney | Brisbane | Melbourne | Canberra

Rail Pass from £136

Free Planning Service

Tell us where you want to go and what you would like to do and we will create your perfect Australia holiday - at a price you can afford.

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for an Australia holiday designed for YOU

Australia Intercity Train Travel & Rail Passes

Australia’s main cities and towns are well connected by train and tickets are well priced. At your destination, you’ll step straight into the city centre.

The Discovery Rail Pass provides unlimited travel within New South Wales plus interstate rail services to Brisbane and Melbourne on NSW Trainlink.

Included in the Queensland Rail Pass is economy travel on the TiltTrain between Brisbane and Rockhampton and Spirit of Queensland between Brisbane and Cairns, as well as coach connections to Hervey Bay and Airlie Beach.

Planning Your Holiday

Our destination experts will offer you up-to-date advice and support to make planning your rail holiday in Australia enjoyable and hassle free.

Ask an Expert to create an Australia holiday for you

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Coronavirus – Notice for Customers

We are currently contacting all customers whose holiday may be affected by the current travel restrictions in place due to the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak.

For the latest Government advice regarding travel to any particular country please visit the website:

Great Prices for 2020 & 2021

Whether you’re looking to get away this year or next, hotels are now offering some great prices and airlines incredible deals for both 2020 and 2021.

Cancellation Guarantee

So you can enjoy these low rates without risk, we have introduced a Price & Cancellation Guarantee. On all new bookings from 14th March 2020 we are offering:

Full Refund or Free Re-Booking - if you have to cancel your holiday or part of it due to UK government recommendation not to travel.

Free Change of Date or Destination - if foreign government action prevents access to their country or region.*

Freedom Expertise

At Freedom Destinations you have expert help at the end of the phone, so you can book with confidence knowing you have great support and full financial protection whatever happens.

Call us today on 0333 003 8043 or enquire online.

* Changes must be booked with same airline if flights have been paid. All changes subject to availability and seasonal surcharges and standard terms and conditions apply.