Melbourne - Adelaide

  • Train : The Overland
  • Duration : Scenic Day Trips
Melbourne - Adelaide
Journey Highlights

Travel by train between Melbourne and Adelaide aboard the Overland, enjoying a relaxing journey while savouring the comforts and romance of rail. For over 130 years, The Overland has been a fan favourite for people travelling between Adelaide and Melbourne.

  • Overview
  • Journey Dates
  • Inclusions & Exclusions
The Overland provides the ideal way to travel between Melbourne and Adelaide. With a daylight service running between Adelaide and Melbourne in both directions, you’ll enjoy a relaxing, comfortable journey between these two great cities, taking in a diverse range of landscapes from rugged mallee scrubland, to fields of green and gold. The Journey takes 10.5 hrs in all.

Train Departure Schedule

  • 2024 : January - March , April - June , July - September , October - December

Places Covered

Melbourne, North Shore Geelong, Ararat, Stawell, Horsham, Dinboola, Nhill, Bordertown, Murray Bridge, Adelaide



Red Service Inclusions -

  • Comfortable reclining seat in a two and two configuration
  • 60 seats per carriage with generous legroom between seats
  • Individual reading light
  • Access to the licenced Café 828 Carriage where meals and beverages are available for purchase
  • Red luggage allowance of 2 x 20 kgs.

 Red Premium Service Inclusions -
  • All-inclusive breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea
  • Comfortable reclining seats, two and one configurations across the aisle
  • 36 seats per carriage with ample leg room between seats
  • Individual reading light
  • Access to the licenced Café 828 Carriage
  • In-seat dining and trolley service
  • Red Premium luggage allowance of 2 x 30 kgs