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Trans Australia

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Trans Australia - Two great train journeys that traverse the length and breadth of Australia. From Darwin to Adelaide or from Perth to Sydney.

It's only when you travel from one edge of Australia to the other that you'll get a true sense of just how vast this country really is. The Ghan will take you from Darwin in the North to Adelaide in the South, while the Indian Pacific will take you from Perth Australia's west to the cosmopolitan city of Sydney in the east. From sparkling blue coast to coast, these transcontinental journeys offer you a comprehensive, authentic, Australian experience through a myriad of landscapes. Whichever one you choose, it's sure to be an amazing trip you'll remember forever.

Which trains go there?
Train Distance Duration Frequency Stops at How to get there
The Ghan 2979km 2 nights Once weekly^ Adelaide, Alice Springs, Darwin Fly to Adelaide or Darwin
Indian Pacific 4352km 3 nights in either direction Once weekly in both directions^^ Sydney - Adelaide - Perth Fly to Adelaide, Sydney or Perth

^Twice weekly in peak season, fortnightly in December and January
^^Twice weekly during peak season