Adelaide to Brisbane

Departures per week

Great Southern departs Adelaide once a week

- January 15th to Feb 8, 2021


- December 3, 2021 to January 24, 2022

Day of departure

Great Southern departs Adelaide on Friday at 9.00am



Great Southern departs Adelaide on Friday at 9.00am and arrives in Brisbane on Sunday at 4.20pm

Adelaide to Brisbane


  • All meals while onboard
  • All beverages onboard (bottled wine, beer, spirits, soft drinks)
  • Touring at The Grampians
  • Touring at Canberra
  • Stunning sea side brunch an NSW North Coast


Day 1


As the train leaves Adelaide, take your time to settle in and get familiar with your cabin. Enjoy morning tea and then savour a relaxed lunch on board while watching the ever-changing landscape glide by. Lap up the wild and spectacular scenery of the Southern Flinders Ranges. In the late afternoon enjoy a taste of outback NSW and Menindee Lakes before reboarding the train for your first dinner on board.


Day 2


Wake up in regional New South Wales and enjoy breakfast onboard before setting off for a full day of exploration in Canberra and surrounds where you’ll discover there’s more to the nation’s capital than just politics. Choose between one of the following options for your Off Train Excursion, with both including lunch.

1. Canberra Icons: Canberra is home to some of the country’s most iconic institutions. Enjoy tours through your choice of two of them, including the National War Memorial, Parliament House, National Gallery of Australia or the National Museum of Australia (low intensity).

2. Food and Wine Trail: Travel to the Southern Tablelands and Canberra District wine region, indulging in some of the best wine and produce in the area (low intensity).

Later in the day, you’ll be transported back to the train where you can relax and enjoy delicious dinner and drinks in the lounge car before settling down for the night.

Day 3


Enjoy breakfast on board before heading off for a relaxing morning at the picturesque coastal town of Coffs Harbour where you can choose from one of the following Off Train Excursions:

1. Boardwalk to Beach: Take in the spectacular views of the coastline and Great Dividing Range as you walk along the Urunga Boardwalk, before travelling up to Forest Sky Pier at the Sealy Lookout (310m above Coffs Harbour), which offersviews for miles. Then it’s back to the beach where you’ll have ample time to relax and enjoy the sand between your toes or even a dip in the ocean (medium intensity).
2. Coffs Explorer: Travel up to the Forest Sky Pier at Sealy Lookout (310m above Coffs Harbour) to take in the stunning views then wander through the Harbourside Markets for a spot of shopping or a stroll along the historic jetty before enjoying time at the beach (low/medium intensity).

3. Beach Bum: Make the most of Coffs Harbour’s beautiful beaches with an entire morning spent seaside. Wander along the coast, have a dip in the ocean, play a game of beach cricket or simply relax on the sand (low/medium intensity).

4. *Bonville Golf Resort: Enjoy nine holes at one of the world’s most beautiful golf courses (medium/high intensity). Availability and capacity limits apply for Bonville Golf Resort. If interested in playing, please request more information at the time of enquiry

After your morning by the ocean, enjoy a final lunch on board with your fellow travellers before arriving into Brisbane.

Drop Off Points

Roma Street Station - central drop off point

Adina Apartment Hotel Brisbane (ANZAC Square)

Hilton Brisbane

Mercure Brisbane (King George Square)

Oaks Casino Towers

Oaks Charlotte Towers

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Pricing (per person)


January 2022 and December 2022 (only)


January 2023 and December 2023 (only)

Advance Purchase Fares must be booked and paid for in full a minimum of six months in advance.
Only limited number of these fares available per departure and are subject to availability.

Children aged 4-15 inclusive receive a 20% discount off the accompanying adult fare. Children 0-3 free in existing bedding.
All prices in Australian dollars (AUD) and are inclusive of GST.
Terms and Conditions apply.