Motorail Car Train Australia

Enjoy the best of both worlds - bring your car along for the ride!

On our Great Australian Rail Journeys, you can take the time to immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the Australian countryside without the hassle of driving. Just sit back, relax and gaze into the distance as your chosen train weaves effortlessly toward its destination.

With Great Southern Rail's Motorail Service, you can avoid the traffic and the long drive and enjoy the convenience of having your own car at the end of the line ready for the next stage of your journey.

All you have to do is pack the car with all of your holiday gear and check the vehicle into the rail terminal on your departure day. Then, relax and enjoy the comfort of the train while your car travels safely onboard one of our purpose-built vehicle transporters.

Size restrictions do apply for large vehicles and trailers, so it is important to be aware of these limitations before booking. For Motorail fares, rates for each train and vehicle check in times, please visit the links below.

Accompanied Fares and Information:

Motorail services are available between Adelaide and Perth (and v.v.) and Adelaide and Darwin (and v.v.). 


Motorail 2016-17

Motorail 2017-18


Motorail 2016-17

Motorail 2017-18 

Unaccompanied Fares and Information:

2016-2017: Please click here for information for your car to travel by rail.

2017-2018: Please click here for car travel from 1 April 2017 

Before booking Motorail please read the Motorail Conditions of Carriage - Download PDF

Bookings for Motorail can only be made by calling 13 21 47 or emailing

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