The Overland

With a daylight service between the two great cities, enjoy a relaxing and unique journey, while savouring the creature comforts and romance of rail.

There is nothing quite like travelling by rail, and The Overland operates a day-long service running between Melbourne and Adelaide in both directions. Onboard, you’ll experience a comfortable journey as you watch the diverse landscapes outside your window, from rugged mallee scrub to fields of green and gold.

With comfortable semi-reclining seats, generous legroom, up to 60kg of luggage, a range of dining options, and dedicated hospitality attendants, whether you choose to travel Red or Red Premium service, you’re choosing an effortless and relaxing way to embark on your interstate adventure.

"An experience second to none. Service was absolutely impeccable, meals superb."
ShaunH621, TripAdvisor
Darwin, Australia
Adelaide – Melbourne Departs Mondays and Fridays (Adelaide), Tuesdays and Saturdays (Melbourne)

A day trip in a league of its own. Ride the rails of romance on your next interstate adventure with this day-long train voyage aboard The Overland.

Still the best way to travel between Adelaide and Melbourne, The Overland offers two levels of service. Red Service offers a value for money choice, and Red Premium provides all-inclusive dining- whatever your choice, you’ll have plenty of room to move and the chance to meet fellow travellers in a comfortable, friendly environment. With comfortable, reclining seats, generous legroom, up to 60kg of luggage allowance and dedicated hospitality attendants to tend to your every need, The Overland offers service in a class of its own.

RED PREMIUM

If you’re looking to travel in greater comfort and style, step up to Red Premium. Sit back and relax with more leg room, in-seat dining and a trolley service. Enjoy all-inclusive breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea, coffee, soft drinks and juice. There’s no better way to make the day-long journey more enjoyable.

  • 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 30kgs

RED STANDARD

Travel in Red Service between Adelaide and Melbourne and enjoy the comfort and romance of a rail journey. Settle into your seat and be entertained throughout the day with the ever-changing scenery. When you’re feeling peckish, stroll into our licenced café for meals, beverages and snacks available for purchase any time during your journey. 

  • 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 20kg.