The Ghan 2019 – 2020 Fares & Timetable

Fares - 2019 / 2020 Season

Fares valid for rail travel from 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2020. Click here to download the pdf.

The Ghan - High Season Fares

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HIGH SEASON FARES

Travel 05/05/19 to 28/08/19 (northbound)

Platinum Service

$ Per Person One Way Everyday
Adelaide-Darwin 4199
Adelaide-Alice Springs 2889
Alice Springs-Darwin 2889

Gold Service Twin Cabin*

$ Per Person One Way Everyday
Adelaide-Darwin 2889
Adelaide-Alice Springs 1629
Alice Springs-Darwin 1629

Gold Service Single Cabin

$ Per Person One Way Everyday
Adelaide-Darwin 2729
Adelaide-Alice Springs 1529
Alice Springs-Darwin 1529

The Ghan - Shoulder Season Fares

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SHOULDER SEASON FARES

Travel 07/04/19 to 29/04/19, 01/09/19 to 25/11/19 and 02/02/20 to 30/03/20 (northbound)

Travel 30/10/19 to 28/11/19 and 05/02/20 to 27/02/20 (southbound)

Platinum Service Twin Cabin*

Everyday
Adelaide-Darwin or vv 3979
Adelaide-Alice Springs or vv 2749
Alice Springs-Darwin or vv 2749

Gold Service Twin Cabin*

Everyday
Adelaide-Darwin or vv 2629
Adelaide-Alice Springs or vv 1479
Alice Springs-Darwin or vv 1479

Gold Service Single Cabin

Everyday
Adelaide-Darwin or vv 2349
Adelaide-Alice Springs or vv 1319
Alice Springs-Darwin or vv 1319

The Ghan Expedition - High Season and Shoulder Season Fares

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THE GHAN EXPEDITION

4 Days. 3 Nights. From Darwin to Adelaide (southbound). 

 

High Season Fares

Travel May 2019 to Aug 2019

$ Per Person One Way  Everyday 
Platinum Service 5999
Gold Service – Twin 3889
Gold Service – Single 3689

 

Shoulder Season Fares

Travel 03/04/19 to 25/04/19, 04/09/19 to 24/10/19 and 04/03/20 to 26/03/20

$ Per Person One Way  Everyday 
Platinum Service 5799
Gold Service – Twin 3699
Gold Service – Single 3489

2019/2020 TIMETABLE

Timetables valid for travel from 1 April 2019 until 31 March 2020*

Please note: All times are local time and may be subject to change. Guests must be at the terminal at least one hour before train departs.

Adelaide – Alice Springs – Darwin (Sunday departure)

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  Operates All Year*
  Sun
Depart Adelaide 12:15pm
  Mon
Marla Marla – Morning Experience
Arrive Alice Springs 1:45pm

Alice Springs – Afternoon Excursion

Depart Alice Springs 6:15pm
  Tue
Katherine Katherine – Morning Excursion
Arrive Darwin 5:30pm

*The Ghan does not operate December 2019 to January 2020.

Adelaide – Alice Springs – Darwin (Wednesday departure)

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  Operates June to August 2019
  Wed
Depart Adelaide 12:10pm
  Thu
Marla Marla – Morning Experience
Arrive Alice Springs 2:25pm

Alice Springs – Afternoon Excursion

Depart Alice Springs 6:15pm
  Fri
Katherine Katherine – Morning Excursion
Arrive Darwin 7:50pm

Darwin – Alice Springs – Adelaide (Wednesday departure)

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  Operates November 2019 and February 2020
  Wed
Depart Darwin 10:00am
Katherine Katherine – Afternoon Excursion
  Thu
Arrive Alice Springs 9:10am

Alice Springs – Morning Excursion

Depart Alice Springs 12:45pm
Manguri Manguri – Evening Experience
  Fri
Arrive Adelaide 1:00pm

*The Ghan does not operate December 2019 to January 2020.

Darwin – Alice Springs - Adelaide (The Ghan Expedition)

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  Operates April 2019 to October 2019 and March 2020
  Wed
Depart Darwin 10:00am
Katherine Katherine – Afternoon Excursion
  Thu
Alice Springs Alice Springs – Full Day Excursion
Fri
Coober Pedy Coober Pedy – Full Day Excursion
Sat
Arrive Adelaide 10:50am

Darwin – Alice Springs - Adelaide (The Ghan Expedition)

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  Operates June to August 2019
  Sat
Depart Darwin 9:00am
Katherine Katherine – Afternoon Excursion
  Sun
Alice Springs Alice Springs – Full Day Excursion
Mon
Coober Pedy Coober Pedy – Full Day Excursion
Tue
Arrive Adelaide 11:35am

Terms & Conditions

*Notes: Please be advised that these are our standard operating timetables however Scheduled Services are subject to change. All times are local time and may be subject to change. Guests must be at the terminal at least one hour before train departs.

For more detail on Great Southern Rail services phone 1800 703 357.

*Fare Terms and Conditions:
* Fares based on twin share per person with single supplements applicable.
^ Advance Purchase fares are subject to availability and bookings must be made a minimum of 6 months in advance. Fares are not guaranteed and sell out quickly.
Fares are subject to availability and may not be available on all services.
Gold Superior cabin fares available on request. Fares and timetables are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice.

Children aged 4-15 inclusive, receive a 20% discount off the accompanying adult fare (Gold Service only).