Great Southern Rail - The Overland
Theres no more relaxing way to enjoy the trip between Melbourne and Adelaide than on the newly refurbished Overland. The Overland provides a comfortable, relaxing way to travel between the cities or to ease into a great holiday in either Melbourne, Adelaide or their surrounding regions.
This historic train pioneered inter-capital rail travel way back in 1887, its name inspired by the historic 'Overlanders' who travelled the route on horseback. A century on and a $4 million refurbishment later, todays train-travelling 'Overlanders' will enjoy the journey in relaxing comfort arriving at their destination in the early evening.
The Overland passes through classic Australian country towns including Murray Bridge, Bordertown, Nhill, Dimboola, Horsham, Ararat and Geelong. So whichever direction you travel, the journey is a wonderful opportunity to relax in comfort, mingle with fellow travellers and delight in the ever changing countryside along the way.
With The Overlands new levels of comfort and refurbished facilities, no matter what level of service you choose, travelling between Adelaide and Melbourne by rail is now a more comfortable, relaxing and unique experience complete with mesmerising views and the ability to move about the train as you wish.