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Indian Pacific

Indian Pacific

Travelling between the Indian and Pacific oceans for over 40 years, this truly is one of the world's great train journeys. Named after the two great oceans it joins and symbolised by the magnificent wedge-tailed eagle that so often soars above it, the mighty Indian Pacific traverses 4,352km (2,698 miles) between Perth and Sydney.

More than three million guests have already enjoyed this epic journey, which spans a continent, travelling the whole distance in three days and three nights. Setting off from Perth, your train climbs through the scenic Avon Valley and into Western Australia's expansive wheat belt, before arriving late evening at your first stop in the city of Kalgoorlie.

Next day, you'll discover the landscape takes on a richer hue as the journey moves through the mallee scrub into the ancient Nullarbor Plain, with the landscape unmarked by the passing millennia. Stepping off during a brief pause at Cook in the middle of the Nullarbor Plain, you will experience Australia's vast open spaces from a unique perspective. Arriving in Adelaide the following morning you can choose to break your journey for a few days touring this picturesque city, or continue directly on to Broken Hill, with its countless tales of riches won and lost. From here you'll travel through some of Australia's most productive farming country and into the arid outback as the sun sets. Next morning is the finale of your journey through the spectacular Blue Mountains. Naturally, you can also do this journey from Sydney to Perth – it’s just as unforgettable.

Route: Sydney - Adelaide - Perth • Duration: Three nights in either direction • Distance: 4,352 kms (2,698 mi)

Having travelled on the Indian Pacific often we know it well.
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You can save up to $640pp* on the Indian Pacific and up to $590pp on The Ghan when you purchase your train journey aboard one of these great trains 6 months prior to travel.

Our Advance Purchase Fares offer a discount of 20% off Gold Service Everyday Fares for bookings made and paid for a minimum of 6 months in advance.
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Great Southern Rail has recognised ntstandby for its outstanding sales and service for passengers travelling on Indian Pacific and has presented it with the 2016 Great Southern Rail Chairman's Club award.

Ntstandby has been presented with the Chairman's Club award, the pinnacle in recognition for exceptional sales and service nationwide for Great Southern Rail for 2015, ntstandby also received this accolade in 2014 and 2013. The award confirms that ntstandby are experts in providing exceptional travel advice and service for passengers travelling on Indian Pacific.

Indian Pacific Darwin Hotel/Station Transfers

Platinum Service guests on Indian Pacific receive complimentary pickup and drop-off transfers up to a 50km radius from the train station.

Gold Service guests on Indian Pacific are offered a complimentary coach transfer service between the Darwin Rail Terminal and selected hotels on arrival into (or departure from) Darwin.

Please refer to Indian Pacific coach service transfer schedule for the pick up times.

Off Train Excursion information

Off train tours in Broken Hill, Adelaide, Cook and Kalgoorlie are exclusively tailored for guests travelling on the Indian Pacific. These tours are specifically designed so that guests can get the most out of the short stopover.

Platinum and Gold Service passengers will receive a little booklet onboard at the commencement of their trip, highlighting detailed information about the touring options available to them, simply book your spot on the chosen tour at the Outback Explorer Lounge at your leisure during the trip.

Please refer to the Off Train Tour information. Note - these tours can only be booked on board.


Platinum Service and Gold Service guests on the Indian Pacific enjoy all on-board meals, beverages and off-train excursions as standard inclusions to their fare.

Indian Pacific Holiday Packages

Travelling through the fiery heart of Australia, Indian Pacific makes its way north from Adelaide towards the tropical city of Darwin (or vice versa). The landscape changes from the wheat fields of the south, to the arid desert of Central Australia and on to the lush tropics of the Top End.

Take advantage of guided touring and accommodation to discover world famous regions such as Uluru (Ayers Rock), Kings Canyon, Kata Tjuta (The Olgas) and more.

Select Indian Pacific journey of your choice from the blue search box above (top left).

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