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The Overland

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
+61 1800 703 357
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Quick trip to South Australia.

We took The Overland to Murray Bridge as we needed to pick up a vehicle we had bought and wanted to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kathleen K
via mobile
Fifth time!

Our fifth return trip from Adelaide on the Overland didn’t disappoint. It’s a “leisurely” jaunt at... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ouzo10
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Adelaide, Australia
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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+61 1800 703 357
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took The Overland to Murray Bridge as we needed to pick up a vehicle we had bought and wanted to be able to relax on the way over. Couldn't recommend this more to anyone who wants to visit South Australia or just do something...More

Thank Kathleen K
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our fifth return trip from Adelaide on the Overland didn’t disappoint. It’s a “leisurely” jaunt at approximately 10 hours, but if you have the time is a great way to get to Melbourne (or Geelong’s North Shore, which was a one-time destination). Once in Spencer...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Extremely beautiful scenery, however when travelling in Red Class the seats are a bit worn out. The trip was extremely long and I wouldn’t recommend it for children, as mine were complaining all throughout. The staff were friendly but the food on the train wasn’t...More

Thank Michael Z
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Reviewed 7 July 2018

The Overland runs between Melbourne and Adelaide. A train has been making this journey for over 100 years. The trip takes 11 hours, compared to one hour by air, but the train is much more relaxing. South Australia has a good football team, one of...More

Thank Jeffry B
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Reviewed 2 July 2018

I know you can fly from Adelaide to Melbourne in a flash. The train trip is all day but it's such a relaxing way to travel. Money isn't bad and the Café Car is well run and good value for money. Sometimes it pays to...More

1  Thank Chris P
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Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

I have to say the lady who is in charge of coach C is terrible.. not friendly at all ..the day when I traveled in overland with my partner I was suffering from very bad period pain .. so I told my partner to get...More

5  Thank Lo T
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

In a busy vacation it's nice to take a day off and just enjoy the ride. The scenery is great. We had Red Premium seats well worth the extra cost just fro the food. Breakfast was a full breakfast with toast, bacon, eggs and baked...More

4  Thank KBB33
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Reviewed 17 February 2018

I took the Overland from Melbourne to Adelaide and returned the same way. It was a pleasant expereience all the way. The service was good with polite and friendly customer service staff. I travelled Red Premium which included served breakfast and lunch and morning/afternoon tea....More

4  Thank Rhona S
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Reviewed 2 February 2018

This is being types on The Overland, a train that runs from Melbourne to Adelaide. I'm in 1st class and it takes 10 hours. They are feeling us a LOT! I'm in Adelaide for 5 days, one of my 2 de-peopling trips inside the Oz...More

4  Thank PaulaMellon
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Reviewed 17 January 2018

we travelled from Melbourne to Adelaide by the overland train to meet with Ghan. a very comfortable day trip with meals delivered to our seat so no need to rush the cafe car.The car was clean and well serviced and staff from the Great Southern...More

3  Thank Russell T
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Cameron P
5 August 2018|
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Response from Jeffry B | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the Overlander can handled baggage
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vikingAustralia
23 April 2018|
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Response from The_Jolly_Wanderer | Reviewed this property |
From memory, I think they were allocated by Overland staff/stewards. It pays to book as early as possible. Food and some drink was included in the premium ticket. I am not sure about the standard fare inclusions.
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