Adelaide to Melbourne

Rail Journey - from £62

The Overland

An affordable and convenient way to travel between Adelaide and Melbourne, enjoying spectacular scenery as you go.


  • Comfortable reclining seats
  • Diverse scenery
  • Range of dining options
  • Day time travel

Your Rail Journey

Choose to travel between these two great cities in comfort on board The Overland train. Whichever direction you travel, both depart during daylight hours meaning that you get to enjoy the diverse scenery from the city skyline to rolling fields of green and gold.

Embark on your interstate adventure with comfortable semi-reclining seats and a range of dining options, and dedicated hospitality attendants, and a choice of red or red premium seating.

Your Seating Options

Choose the style of travel that suits you:
Red Service

Ideal for travellers looking for comfortable and affordable travel in reclining seats. Drinks and snacks are available from the licensed Cafe 828. Luggage allowance is 2 x 20kg per person.

Red Premium Service 

Offers extra space and comfort in reclining seats that offer extra leg room. Complimentary in-seat breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea is included in addition to free tea, coffee and soft drinks throughout your journey. Luggage allowance is 2 x 30kg per person.

On board facilities: A buffet car on each train service provides you with a variety of hot and cold meals as well as snacks and drinks. You can purchase your meal and then take it back to your seat.

Rail Journey - from £62

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Complimentary breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea on board the Red Premium Service is included.

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Departs: 07:45 Monday and Friday
Arrives: 18:50 Monday and Friday


Departs: 08:05 Tuesday and Saturday
Arrive: 17:40 Tuesday and Saturday

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