The Ghan

Darwin – Alice Springs – Adelaide

  • Journey name: Darwin – Alice Springs – Adelaide  
  • Duration: Upto 3 days


Travel from Australia’s south to north on one of the world’s greatest train journeys. Board in Adelaide and watch South Australia’s rolling green hills make way for desert, the rusty Red Centre and finally the tropical splendour of the Top End. Or get on in Darwin and see the landscapes dance in the opposite direction.  Explore the famous outback towns of Alice Springs and Katherine on a whistle stop tour. Visit sacred Aboriginal sites around Alice Springs or take a scenic helicopter flight over Simpsons Gap. Cruise down the Katherine Gorge, canoe down Katherine River or choose from other tailored Ghan adventures.

Train Departure Schedule:

2016 : April - June , July - September , October - December 2017 : January - March

Journey Dates:


    Darwin – Alice Springs – Adelaide

    Operates 06 April till 27 Jul 2016

    And 02 Nov 2016 to 29 Mar 2017






    Wed – 10.00 am


    Wed – 1.40 pm

    Wed –6.20 pm

    Alice Springs

    Thrus – 9.10 am

    Thurs – 12.45 pm


    Thurs – 9.20 pm

    Thurs – 11.10 pm


    Fri – 11.30 am


Places Covered:

Darwin, Alice Springs, Katherine Adelaide

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  • Accommodation
  • All Meals (except in Red Service)
  • Fuel Price surcharge
  • GST  

Route Map

  • One of the great train journeys of the world
  • Unsurpassed views of Australia 
  • North to South (or reverse) through the centre of Australia
  • Visit 2 of Australia's must-see jewels: the Red Centre & the Top-End
  • A range of Whistle stop and optional tours to choose from