Adelaide to Alice Springs - The Ghan

Departures per week

The Ghan departs weekly all year round.

Twice a week from May to August inclusive.

Day of departure

The Ghan departs Adelaide on Sundays at 12.15 pm

The Ghan also departs Adelaide on Wednesdays at 12.10pm (May to August inclusive).



Depart Adelaide Sundays at 12.15pm, arrive Alice Springs on Mondays at 1.45pm

Depart Adelaide Wednesday at 12.10pm, arrive Alice Springs on Thursday at 1.30pm (May to August inclusive).

Adelaide to Alice Springs - The Ghan


  • Gourmet meals prepared by our expert and passionate chefs, a superb selection of wines and an array of popular and boutique beers are all included.
  • Morning outback experience at Marla


Day 1

(Sun) Adelaide

Make your way to the Adelaide Parklands Terminal for your journey aboard The Ghan. Unwind over lunch while travelling through the outskirts of Adelaide. This evening, relax and enjoy the company of new found friends in the Lounge and dine in the Queen Adelaide Restaurant with an enticing range of menu options. (L,D)

Day 2

(Mon) Alice Springs

Take an opportunity early this morning to stretch your legs and get a taste of the outback, with a brief Outback Experience in Marla. Arrive into Alice Springs early in the afternoon. (B,L,)

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Adelaide to Alice Springs - The Ghan
Adelaide to Alice Springs - The Ghan

Pricing (per person)


High Season

May, June, July, August 2022

Shoulder Season

Feb, March, April, Sept, Oct, Nov 2022


High Season

May, June, July, August 2023

Shoulder Season

Feb, March, Apr, Sept, Oct, Nov 2023


Peak Season

(Unavailable from March to October inclusive)

Shoulder Season

(November 2018)

  • Platinum: $3,899 (every day fare)
  • Gold Twin: $2,599 (every day fare), $2,069 (advance purchase)
  • ‍Gold Single: $2,459 (every day fare), $1,949 (advance purchase)

Low Season

(December 2018, January, February 2019)

  • Platinum: $3,269 (every day fare)
  • Gold Twin: $2,069 (every day fare) . $1,649 (advance purchase)
  • Gold Single: $1,959 (every day fare), $1,549 (advance purchase)

Advance Purchase Fares
must be booked and paid for in full a minimum of six months in advance.
Only a 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).
Terms and Conditions apply.