The Overland


With a daylight service between two vibrant 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. On board, 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 50kg of luggage, a range of dining options, and dedicated hospitality attendants, whether you choose Red Standard or Red Premium Service, you’re choosing an effortless and relaxing way to embark on your interstate adventure.


*Important note, due to railway possession, the following Overland sectors will be travelled by coach.

  • Sunday 10th March, North Shore Geelong to Melbourne
  • Monday 11th March, Melbourne to North Shore Geelong

The remainder of the journey between North Shore Geelong and Adelaide will be travelled on The Overland.


Due to railway possession, the following Overland departures will be travelled by coach.

  • Sunday 25th August, Adelaide to Melbourne
  • Monday 26th August, Melbourne to Adelaide

For any enquires, please contact us on 13 21 47.

Fare typePremium red servicestandard red service
Red everyday $295 $185
ready rail $240 $135
Prices are subject to change. Further conditions apply.
*Advertised prices are per person for travel on The Overland from Adelaide to Melbourne or vice versa, in Red Service Standard and Red Service Premium for travel in February 2024.