Can you catch a train from Melbourne to Adelaide?
Is there a direct train between Melbourne and Adelaide? Yes, there is a direct train departing from Southern Cross and arriving at Adelaide. Services depart twice a week, and operate Monday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 10h 25m.
Is the Overland train running between Melbourne and Adelaide?
The Overland these days runs twice per week each way between Melbourne Southern Cross Station (in Spencer Street Melbourne) to Adelaide Parklands Terminal (in Keswick, SA).
Is there a night train from Melbourne to Adelaide?
That’s correct – there is no longer an overnight train from Adelaide to Melbourne.
Is the Overland train still running 2022?
Services will resume in December 2022. The Overland has resumed services and is operating as per regular schedule. Journey Beyond will continue to follow advice from relevant authorities and to utilise our JourneySafe operational plan to further protect the health and safety of guests and crew.
Is the Overland train running in 2021?
The Overland service between Melbourne and Adelaide will run again in 2021 as QANTAS announces partnership with rail travel operator Journey Beyond. The first service to leave Adelaide and make the 828km long journey will be on January 3, while the first return service from Melbourne will be on January 4.
How long does the Overland train take?
10 hours 30 minutes
|Distance travelled||828 kilometres|
|Average journey time||10 hours 30 minutes|
|Service frequency||2 × per week in each direction|
|Line(s) used||Western standard gauge Wolseley-Adelaide|
Where is halfway between Melbourne and Adelaide?
The city at the geographic halfway point from Melbourne, Australia to Adelaide, Australia is Nhill, Australia.
Where does the Overland train stop in Adelaide?
The Overland runs twice a week between Adelaide and Melbourne, carrying about 17,000 passengers per year. It also stops in Murray Bridge, Bordertown, Nhill, Dimboola, Horsham, Stawell, Ararat and Geelong.
How much does it cost to go to Adelaide by train?
How much are concession Adelaide Metro fares?
|metroCARD or MetroTicket type||Peak travel times||Off-peak travel times|
|Concession Singletrip MetroTicket||$2.90||$1.40|
|Concession Daytrip MetroTicket||$5.50|
|Concession 14-day pass on a metroCARD||$31.60 – unlimited trips (19% cheaper than 10 trips)|
Does Overland still run?
The much-loved Overland train is once again making its way between Adelaide and Melbourne. Journey Beyond Rail Expeditions along with support from the Victorian Government have contributed funds to continue to operate the service.