Past traveller comments

"What an amazing experience - we have just returned from our first trip and cannot stop talking about it."

- Janice and Michael Spearing, United Kingdom

The Rail Australia Alliance

Australia has some of the most spectacular and unforgettable rail journeys in the world. While many of the routes may be operated by different rail companies, we've all come together to form the Rail Australia Alliance to make it simple for you to find out everything you need to know in one easy place. There's no better way to experience Australia's outback, cities, coastal towns and regional areas in comfort.

Where can I go?

See where our Australian trains go - so you can choose your rail journey.

What can I do?

If you don't know Australia, see what you can do along your journey.

You can also find out more about Australia.

Slip on your blue suede shoes

Photo of Elvis on the train Map of Australia showing the location of Parkes in NSW

Come alive to the sound of hip-swivelling Elvis impersonators in Parkes, NSW!

Catch the Elvis Express every January to the action-packed Elvis Festival.

Win the Elvis look-a-like contest or attend Sunday's Elvis Gospel church service.

NSW TrainLink logoDiscover the Xplorer train

The Ghan

The Ghan Map of Australia showing the route of The Ghan

This transcontinental adventure offers an unsurpassed view of Australia - North to South or vice versa over three unforgettable days.

A journey on The Ghan is an incomparable way to travel to the two jewels of Australia's Northern Territory – the Red Centre and the tropical Top End.

Great Southern Rail logoDiscover The Ghan

The Sunlander

The Sunlander Map of Australia showing The Sunlander train route

What better way to access the Great Barrier Reef than in the comfort of Queensland Class on The Sunlander.

Recognised as one of the top 25 rail journeys in the world, this all inclusive journey allows you to unwind and arrive refreshed at your next destination.

Queensland Rail logoDiscover The Sunlander

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