The Ghan Fares 2014 - 2015

2014 - 2015 Advance Purchase Fares

In order to receive the Advance Purchase fare, bookings must be made a minimum of 6 months in advance of travel. Please click here to view 2015-2016 Advance Purchase.


2014 - 2015 Everyday Fares

Fares valid for rail travel from 1 April 2014 to 31 March 2015.

All fares are gross and are inclusive of fuel price surcharge. Other sector fares available upon request. Concession fares also available.

Adelaide - Darwin or vice versa

$ Per Person One Way Platinum Service Gold Service Twin Gold Service Single Red Service/
Daynighter Seat

Adult

3489

2349

 2099

889

Child/Pensioner/CSHC

3489

1622

1452

415

BackPacker/Student/YHA

3489

2349

 2099

499

Rail Saver*

NA

NA

NA

699

ReadyRail* NA NA NA 499

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Adelaide - Alice Springs or vice versa

$ Per Person One Way Platinum Service Gold Service Twin Gold Service Single Red Service/
Daynighter Seat

Adult

2359

1219

1089

449

Child/Pensioner/CSHC

2359

841

 753

210

BackPacker/Student/YHA

2359

1219

 1089

269

Rail Saver*

NA

NA

NA

349

ReadyRail* NA NA NA 269

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Alice Springs - Darwin or vice versa

$ Per Person One Way Platinum Service Gold Service Twin Gold Service Single Red Service/
Daynighter Seat

Adult

2359

1219

 1089

449

Child/Pensioner/CSHC

2359

841

 753

210

BackPacker/Student/YHA

2359

1219

 1089

269

Rail Saver*

NA

NA

NA

349

ReadyRail* NA NA NA 269

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2014 - 2015 Low Season Fares

Fares valid for rail travel from 1 November 2014 to 31 March 2015.

All fares are gross and are inclusive of fuel price surcharge. Other sector fares available upon request. Concession fares also available.

Adelaide - Darwin or vice versa

$ Per Person One Way Platinum Service Gold Service Twin Gold Service Single Red Service/
Daynighter Seat

Adult

3139

1879

 1679

889

Child/Pensioner/CSHC

3139

1622

1452

415

BackPacker/Student/YHA

3139

1879

 1679

499

Rail Saver*

NA

NA

NA

699

ReadyRail* NA NA NA 499

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Adelaide to Alice Springs or vice versa

$ Per Person One Way Platinum Service Gold Service Twin Gold Service Single Red Service/
Daynighter Seat

Adult

2099

969

869

449

Child/Pensioner/CSHC

2099

841

 753

210

BackPacker/Student/YHA

2099

969

 869

269

Rail Saver*

NA

NA

NA

349

ReadyRail* NA NA NA 269

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Darwin to Alice Springs or vice versa

$ Per Person One Way Platinum Service Gold Service Twin Gold Service Single Red Service/
Daynighter Seat

Adult

2099

969

 869

449

Child/Pensioner/CSHC

2099

841

 753

210

BackPacker/Student/YHA

2099

969

 869

269

Rail Saver*

NA

NA

NA

349

ReadyRail* NA NA NA 269

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Private Carriages

$AUD One Way
(sample pricing)

Per Adult
(based on 6 guests)
Adelaide - Darwin or v.v  3,049
Adelaide - Alice Springs or v.v 2,359
Alice Springs - Darwin or v.v 2,359

For private carriage bookings and enquiries:

Call: +61 8 8213 4402
Facsimilie: +61 8 8213 4576
Email: groupsales@gsr.com.au

For more information about our current special offerings, please visit our specials page.

  • All fares are inclusive of a fuel price surcharge.
  • ^Advance Purchase fares are available on Platinum and Gold Service and are subject to availability. In order to receive the Advance Purchase fare, bookings must be made a minimum of 6 months in advance. Full payment is required within 7 days of booking. Non-refundable (100% cancellation fee).
  • #Low season fares on The Ghan are available for travel from 01 November 2014 to 31 March 2015.
  • Pensioner Concession Card holders and certain Veterans may be entitled to Concession Fares that are partly or fully funded by the Commonwealth or State Governments. To qualify for Concession Fares, an Australian Pensioner Concession Card must be presented at the time of booking; must be valid at the time of travel and must be carried at all times during travel. Not all sectors are included in arrangements for the funding of concessions. Funding for concessions may be withdrawn subsequent to the publication of these fares and any rates quoted may therefore change without notice.
  • CSHC = Commonwealth Seniors Health Card holder
  • Student Fares: are only available for full time students 16 years and over, who hold a current ID card from a recognised education institution.
  • YHA Fares: are only available to those holding a valid membership card to YHA.
  • BackPacker Fares: are only available to those holding a valid membership card from a major recognised Backpacker organisation.
  • *Rail Saver: Subject to availability. Full payment will be required at time of booking. Non-refundable (100% cancellation fee). Bookings made through Great Southern Rail's Sales Centre will incur a $20 booking fee per leg. One amendment to travel date allowed greater than 30 days prior to departure subject to availability and a $20 fee.
  • *ReadyRail and ReadyRail Return: Subject to availability. Bookings can only be made on Great Southern Rail’s website at www.greatsouthernrail.com.au and full payment will be required at the time of booking. No changes permitted. Non-refundable (100% cancellation fee).
  • All fares are in Australian Dollars and are inclusive of GST.

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