Adelaide to Darwin - The Ghan

Departures per week

The Ghan departs weekly all year round, twice weekly from June to August inclusive.

Day of departure

The Ghan departs Adelaide on Sundays at 12.15 pm year round.

It also departs on Wednesday at 12.10pm from June to August inclusive.

Duration

3
days
/
2
nights
Example:

Depart Adelaide Sundays at 12.15 pm, arrive Darwin Tuesdays at 5.30 pm

Depart Adelaide Wednesdays at 12.10pm, arrive Darwin Tuesday at 11.35am.

Adelaide to Darwin - The Ghan

Inclusions

  • all meals and beverages onboard
  • enjoy an afternoon exploring the beauty of Katherine gorge
  • excursions in Alice Springs
  • outback sunrise experience at Marla
  • transfer to select Darwin CBD hotels from Darwin Station


Details

Day 1

Adelaide and Flinders Ranges

Your journey begins with a gentle lurch as you move away from the platform in Adelaide. What lies ahead is rugged, beautiful and spectacular; through the Red Centre to the tropical north of Australia. Lunch is served soon after boarding as the countryside glides past your window. Before long some of the oldest rock formations in the world, the spectacular Flinders Ranges come into view and as darkness envelopes the rugged outback, it’s time to indulge in more modern Australian cuisine and fine wines.

Day 2

Marla, MacDonnell Ranges and Alice Springs

After a comfortable night’s rest, Day Two begins with a freshly brewed coffee or juice as you take in the stunning outback sunrise at Marla. All aboard for brunch as you make your way through the MacDonnell Ranges to AliceSprings where a choice of remarkable Off Train Excursions awaits. Following an afternoon of exploration, freshen up for dinner back aboard the train and relax over a drink or two, sharing your experiences, swapping stories and making new friends.

Day 3

Katherine and Darwin

Your final day dawns in the tropical north and another delightful breakfast is served. More extraordinary excursions are on hand at Katherine before enjoying lunch on the train and heading for your final destination of Darwin; arriving as early evening falls where you will be transferred to select Darwin CBD hotels in the city centre.

Day 4
Day 0

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Adelaide to Darwin - The Ghan
Adelaide to Darwin - The Ghan

Pricing (per person)

April 2018 - March 2019

Peak Season

May, June, July, August 2018

  • Platinum $ 4,139
  • Gold Twin $ 2,849 (Everyday Fare)
    $ 2,569 (Advance Purchase)
  • Gold Single $ 2,699 (Everyday Fare)
    $ 2,419 (Advance Purchase)

Shoulder Season

April, September, October, November 2018, March 2019

  • Platinum $ 3,899
  • Gold Twin $ 2,599 (Everyday Fare)
    $2,069 (Advance Purchase)
  • Gold Single $ 2,459 (Everyday Fare)
    $ 1,949 (Advance Purchase)

Low Season

December 2018, January, February 2019

  • Platinum $ 3,329
  • Gold Twin $ 2,069 (Everyday Fare)
    $ 1,649 (Advance Purchase)
  • Gold Single $ 1,959 (Everyday Fare)
    $ 1,549 (Advance Purchase)

April 2019 - March 2020

Peak Season

May, June, July, August 2019

  • Platinum $ 4,199
  • Gold Twin $ 2,889 (Everyday Fare
  • $ 2,609 (Advance Purchase)
  • Gold Single $ 2,729 (Everyday Fare)
  • $ 2,459 (Advance Purchase)

Shoulder Season

April, September, October, November 2019, February, March 2020

  • Platinum $ 3,979
  • Gold Twin $ 2,629 (Everyday Fare)
  • $ 2099 (Advance Purchase)
  • Gold Single$ 2,349 (Everyday Fare)
  • $ 1,859 (Advance Purchase)

Low Season

  • Platinum N/A
  • Gold TwinN/A
  • Gold Single N/A

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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.