Adelaide to Perth

Departures per week

The Indian Pacific departs weekly all year round.

Day of departure

The Indian Pacific departs Adelaide on Thursdays at 9.40 pm. There is a pre journey dinner in Adelaide prior to departure, check in here between 5.00 - 6.00 pm.

Duration

3
days
/
2
 nights
Example:

Depart Adelaide, Thursday at 9.40 pm, arrive Perth on Saturday at 3.00 pm

Adelaide to Perth

Inclusions

  • Pre journey dinner in Adelaide
  • All meals and beverages onboard
  • Afternoon experience at Cook
  • Dinner under the stars at Rawlinna

Details

Day 1

Adelaide

Begin your journey with us at a beautiful Adelaide restaurant where you’ll enjoy a sumptuous dinner featuring modern Australian cuisine before transferring to Adelaide Parklands Terminal for a late evening departure. Sleep comfortably as you head north-west, and awake in the vast expanse and beauty of the Nullarbor Plain.

Day 2

Nullarbor Plain

Enjoy a leisurely breakfast and then marvel at the ever-changing landscape before settling down to a regionally inspired lunch. Dinner under the stars awaits at Rawlinna (seasonal), the remote and beautiful outpost that borders a ‘little’ sheep station of a mere 2.5 million acres (8,000 square kilometres).

Day 3

Avon Valley and Perth

After a restful sleep, you’ll be greeted by daybreak and breakfast in the picturesque rolling hills of the Avon Valley. Then enjoy a delightful lunch as you head to your final destination of Perth, arriving mid-afternoon.

Day 4

Check in Time

Thursday evening only, 4.00pm - 5.30pm

Motorail Form

In order to book your vehicle you are required to complete and sign the Motorail Booking Form return to Great Trains and complete payment.

The following information is required to place your booking
  • Make of vehicle
  • Model of vehicle
  • Year of vehicle
  • Registration number
  • Registered state
  • Vehicle measurements including height, width, wheel track inner and outer and undercarriage clearance (refer diagram)
  • Contact details of person checking in vehicle
  • Contact details of person collecting vehicle

A - Vehicle width must not exceed 2.20m, including mirrors
B - Please refer to table below for height specifications
C - Wheel track inner must be greater than 92cm
D - Wheel track outer must not exceed 1.90m
E - Undercarriage clearance height must be greater than 13cm

Size restrictions 

  • Maximum width: 2.2m
  • Maximum height: 1.94m (including factory fitted roof racks)

Vehicle types carried

  • Cars
  • Campervans and Camper Trailers (subject to approval)
  • Trailers
  • 4WDs
  • we are UNABLE to carry boats

Height / width and wheel track restrictions apply as above

Please Note

Roof racks, wind deflectors, louvers etc must be removed before loading. The length of any tow bar should be included. Caravans, including pop tops and boats are not able to be conveyed by Motorail. Vehicles must be roadworthy at time of loading and capable of being driven onto carrier.Vehicles need to be collected within one hour of arrival.

Motorail Service Loading Checklist

Please ensure the following tasks have been completed prior to loading:

• Please ensure vehicle is registered and in a road worthy condition.

• Vehicle covers and tarpaulins are removed from vehicles or trailers.

• All flammable products are removed from the vehicle.

• Vehicle is not loaded with luggage so as to obstruct the driver’s view through all windows and vehicle does not sit lower than the manufacturer’s specifications.

• Roof racks are empty and do not breach the height restrictions of the Motorail service.Non factory fitted racks to be removed.

• Vehicle antenna must be included in vehicle height restrictions or removed.

• All valuable goods including but not limited to wallets, jewellery or electronic goods are removed from the vehicle.

• Check-in to the applicable Motorail Service loading area according to terminal check-in times.

• Motorail loading times provided at time of booking.

Adelaide to Perth
Adelaide to Perth

Pricing (per person)

April 2019 - March 2020

Peak Season

September, October 2019

Shoulder Season

April, May, August, November 2019, February, March 2020

Low Season

June, July, December 2019, January 2020

April 2020 - March 2021

Peak Season

September, October 2020

Shoulder Season

April, May, August, November 2020, February, March 20210

Low Season

June, July, December 2020, January 2021

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.