Australia by Train

It’s north to south, east to west of ever-changing landscapes, culture and people. While there are many ways to see it, there’s only one way to do it with ease and in comfort. That’s the fabulous fun of rail travel, where everything comes together in a theatre-like performance.

Onboard, the stage is set as your backdrop whistles by. Familiar and friendly service leads the way, with every moment another glorious memory in this spectacular show – the food, the cabins, the Outback Explorer Lounge, the friends you make, the Off Train Experiences, the sunrises and sunsets, did we mention the food?

It’s a journey of truly epic proportions and it’s made easy with Journey Beyond.


Venture further with curated, powerfully enriching holiday packages that capture the nation in all its guises. Journey Beyond Rail journeys offer much more than just seamless transit, choose from a huge range of expertly-crafted, all-inclusive experiences to create your own rich and rewarding personal journey, and fully immerse yourself in the unique environments our trains travel through.


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Redeemable across our rail journeys and valid for three years, our gift vouchers will help your loved one experience something they’ll never forget.

From embracing Australia’s sensational coastal lifestyle and experiences to the thrill of waking up somewhere new each day, the memories made mean the journey continues long after the holiday has ended.

There are always plenty of friendly faces to greet you as you step on board The Ghan in Darwin 😊 throughout your journey our wonderful crew will help curate glorious memories that will live with you long after you depart.  Book your journey today at the link in bio.  #AustraliabyTrain #JourneyBeyondRail #TheGhan #TheGhanExpedition #NTAustralia
The Overland has long been a fan favourite, and we can see why! Sit back and relax, and we’ll take care of the rest for you as you travel between Adelaide and Melbourne.  Travel in Red Premium and you will be provided with all-inclusive dining – whatever your choice, and you’ll have plenty of room to move with the chance to meet fellow travellers in a comfortable, friendly environment.  Book your journey on The Overland today at  #JourneyBeyondRail #TheOverland #SeeSouthAustralia #VisitVictoria #Adelaide #Melbourne #TrainTravel
Despite the silence of “ghost town” Cook in the middle of the Nullarbor, the stillness does not have eerie atmosphere but rather makes for a quiet retreat in the middle of the outback. Even though the Cook hospital has been closed for some time, the amusing catch cry remains “If you’re a crook come to Cook.”  Guests travelling on the Indian Pacific have the opportunity to step off the train and wander the remote, time-worn town for a unique glimpse of pioneering Australia.  📷 @the_beggars_butler  #AustraliabyTrain #JourneyBeyondRail #IndianPacific #Nullarbor #Cook #SeeSouthAustralia
A cup of coffee in the privacy of your Gold Twin Cabin, watching the beautiful scenery pass you by. The perfect way to start your morning as you see Australia by Train ☕️🚂  Get on board in 2025, book now at the link in bio.  #AustraliabyTrain #JourneyBeyondRail #TheGhan #IndianPacific #GreatSouthern #MorningViews
Australian’s know their unique summer deserves to be celebrated – and that’s just what a Great Southern journey is all about ☀️ Heading into it’s sixth season this December, the Great Southern shows you the best parts of Australia’s East Coast whilst travelling between Adelaide and Brisbane.  Book your 2024/25 Great Southern journey today and take advantage our fly and stay free offer. Terms & conditions apply, find out more at the link in bio.  #AustraliabyTrain #JourneyBeyondRail #GreatSouthern #EastCoast #NewSouthWales #CoffsHarbour
We love seeing your photos and videos from our incredible train journeys! This gorgeous sunset shot from Rawlinna was shared with us on Facebook by Tracey – make sure to tag us in all your shots on Instagram, or share in the comments on Facebook 🚂🌅  📷 Tracey Thomas on Facebook  #AustraliabyTrain #IndianPacific #JourneyBeyondRail #Rawlinna #WATheDreamState #Sunset
As distinctive as the Australian desert itself is the Alice Springs Desert Park. The Desert Park is closely connected to the local Arrernte people. The stories and history of the Arrernte people, together with the plants and animals they are responsible for, are told through the interpretation and creation of three distinct desert habitats – Desert Rivers, Sand Country and Woodland. 🐍🦉  You will have the opportunity to visit the Alice Springs Desert Park during your 4-day Ghan Expedition journey from Darwin to Adelaide. Get on board in 2025 – book now via the link in bio.  #AustraliabyTrain #JourneyBeyondRail #TheGhan #TheGhanExpedition #AliceSprings #AliceSpringsDesertPark
We think you’d be hard-pressed to find somewhere better to watch the sunrise whilst enjoying a contemporary Australian breakfast! ☕️🍳  Book your 2025 train journey today at  🎥 @toripix86  #AustraliabyTrain #TheGhan #TheGhanExpedition #JourneyBeyondRail #Breakfastviews
All aboard! – you might hear Journey Manager Nitin call out as you travel between Melbourne and Adelaide on The Overland. Anyone who has travelled in either direction will have experienced the exceptional service, not only from Nitin, but the entire Overland crew 💙🚂  Book your Overland journey today at the link in bio.  📷 @_lloydpaul  #JourneyBeyondRail #TheOverland #SeeSouthAustralia #VisitMelbourne #Adelaide #RegionalSouthAustralia #RegionalVictoria
We're excited our new Gold Premium carriages join The Ghan for the first time in April! Guests travelling in our newly designed carriages, enjoy an enhanced journey experience 🚂  Hospitality Attendant Alice gives us a little sneak peak of the new Gold Premium carriages.  Book today at the link in bio.  #AustraliabyTrain #JourneyBeyondRail #TheGhan #GoldPremium #TheGhanExpedition #RailJourney #TrainTravel

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