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Melbourne to Adelaide or Adelaide to Melbourne

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The Overland commenced service in 1887, pioneering inter-capital rail travel, 
and remains a stylish and comfortable way to travel between Melbourne and Adelaide. It now operates as a daylight service only, enabling you to see the beautiful country scenery en route.

Departure Times - The Overland

All times are local times and may be subject to change.  Extra Overland services may operate on Public Holidays.  Enquire at time of booking.  
The Overland now operates as a daylight service in both directions between Adelaide and Melbourne (departs Mon/Wed/Fri from Adelaide to Melbourne, and Tue/Thu/Sat from Melbourne to Adelaide). 
The Overland is not an express train as it makes up to 7 stops en route.
Click here for an Adobe PDF file of the Overland Timetable

Travel in Comfort

Red Premium Service offers travellers excellent personal space.  Guests can move around the train and stretch their legs or visit the licensed Café Carriage to meet fellow travellers and socialise.

Cafe 828

Passengers can stroll to the licensed Café Carriage for meals or drinks including espresso coffee.  If you don’t want to leave your seat, enjoy an a la carte meal, snack or drink from the catering trolley which passes through the train on a regular basis.
PRICES: The Overland Train
Per person in Premium Red Service Seats
Fares to 31 March 2012  1 Apr 2012 - 31 March 2013 Truly
Premium Red Service Premium Red Service
Adult Child Adult Child
Adelaide-Melbourne or V.V.
A$141 A$101 Request Request 826
Melbourne-Adelaide-Melbourne or V.V. RETURN A$282 A$202 Request Request 827
To check approximate prices in other key currencies, see the Currency Converter
As at 26 April, 2011 all known fuel surcharges are included in the prices shown
Concessions on rail travel within Australia which may apply in some circumstances to some persons (eg Australian Senior Citizens) are NOT valid on the fares shown above.  Child policy - 4-15 years
Travellers wanting standard Red seats rather than the Premium Red Service should contact Rail Australia.
Full names as they appear on your passports are required when making a Booking Request on The Overland.
For accommodation before and after your journey - click City Hotels and Stopovers
Click here for details of How to Book
Please use the Truly Reference Number when making booking enquiries
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