indian pacific
australia's greatest train journey


Great train travel between
Sydney, Adelaide and Perth

Call now 1300872465

The Indian Pacific Route

Sydney - Adelaide - Perth

Distance: 4,352 kms (2704 mi)

Duration: 4 days, 3 nights in either direction

Indian Pacific Train Travel

Travel by rail on the Indian Pacific between Sydney, Adelaide and Perth and you will embark on one of the worlds great train journeys.

This transcontinental adventure offers an unsurpassed view of Australia - East to West over three nights and four days, travelling via Broken Hill, Adelaide, Cook and Kalgoorlie, one way, 4,352km. This definitive Australian adventure takes you the breadth of this great Southern land.

The Indian Pacific Experience

Stepping aboard the mighty Indian Pacific, you will feel a great sense of anticipation as this unforgettable Australian adventure begins to unfold. Whether you are journeying from the Indian Ocean to the Pacific or the other way round, you will be making your way across the longest stretch of straight railway track in the world.

The Great Journey

This is a journey defined by contrast, encompassing the towering majesty of the Blue Mountains to the barren expanse of the Nullabor and every goldmine, ghost town and grapevine in between. Outside your window, the landscape shifts over and over, revealing hidden secrets, from long abandoned homesteads of the Nullarbor to the marvellously resilient wildflowers of Western Australia. With all of its variance, this is the definitive Australia.

During your travel aboard the Indian Pacific, your fare is inclusive of superb restaurant-quality dining and onboard beverages and off train touring.

Platinum Service
Gold Service (Twin Share)
Gold Service (Single Cabin)
Private Carriage

Platinum Service offers a new level of comfort to elevate your onboard experience to a truly global standard of luxurious travel. Enjoy our new spacious private cabins complete with plush, high quality fittings and en suite; elegant dining in the Queen Adelaide Restaurant Car; along with flourishes of service, attention and indulgence that turn a holiday into a life-enhancing experience. Our new Platinum Service typifies the hospitality and attention to detail that have made Australia's Great Train Journeys world famous.

Once onboard, you set your own pace. Start with a continental breakfast served in your cabin, then spend a lazy day with a good book as the landscape rolls by, or maybe meet, greet and swap stories with your fellow travelers in the Outback Explorer Lounge.

Platinum and Gold Service guests dine in our classically styled Queen Adelaide Restaurant Car. Each meal offers a choice of fine food, carefully prepared for you by our onboard chefs. Our seasonal menu features mouth-watering dishes such as saltwater barramundi and grilled kangaroo fillet.

The sheer convenience of on-call Cabin Steward Service and in-cabin menu makes this new service level a five-star travel and accommodation experience.



Save up to $640pp* on the Indian Pacific and up to $590pp on The Ghan when you purchase your train journey 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. Limited numbers available but just ask and we can check for you.


A Gift Voucher to travel on the Indian Pacific is the ideal Christmas or special occasion gift. Pre book your Platinum Double/Twin or Gold Twin/Single Cabin and we will forward a personalised Gift Voucher with your loved ones names and departure details.


Chairmans Club 2017
Great Southern Rail has presented ntstandby with the 2017 Chairmans Club Award, this award is the pinnicle in recognition for exceptional sales and service for passengers travelling on The Indian Pacific. Having also been presented with this award in 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, this confirms that ntstandby are experts in providing exceptional travel advice and service for passengers travelling on The Indian Pacific.


Platinum Service on The Ghan is always very heavily booked and can appear to be booked out for many months in advance. Changes and Cancellations do happen though. Let us know when you wish to travel and we will place you on our Platinum Waitlist and let you know as soon as one becomes available. Yes we have waitlists for Gold Twin and Gold Single Service too. Contact us on 1300872465 or enter your details at


Having travelled on The Indian Pacific often we know it well. For any queries please call on 1300 872465 or email us.

Indian Pacific Specials

Customer Ratings

The Indian Pacific Hotel/Station Transfers

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

Off Train Excursion information

Off train tours in Kalgoorlie (Eastbound only), Rawlinna, Adelaide, Barossa (Westbound only), Broken Hill and Blue Mountains (Eastbound only) are exclusively tailored for guests travelling on The Indian Pacific. These tours are included in your fare and are specifically designed so that guests can get the most out of the short stopover.

Platinum and Gold Service passengers will receive information onboard at the commencement of your trip, highlighting the touring options available to them, you can only make these bookings onboard.


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


You can transport your vehicle on the Indian Pacific between Perth to Adelaide. Discounts apply for those who accompany their vehicle on The Indian Pacific. Here's another tip - Its much less expensive to travel West from Perth to Adelaide rather than it is for Adelaide to Perth.

0418 857 892