Timetable

2024

DayDateTimeServiceDeparts fromRemarks
March
Saturday9 March5:00 PMSundowner ExplorerQuorn
Saturday23 March5:00 PMSundowner ExplorerQuorn
Saturday30 March10:30 AMAfghan ExpressPort AugustaDiesel. May be steam hauled subject to fire risk and crew availability
Sunday31 March10:00 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuornDiesel. May be steam hauled subject to fire risk and crew availability
April
Monday1 April10:00 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuornDiesel. May be steam hauled subject to fire risk and crew availability
Saturday13 April10:30 AMAfghan ExpressPort AugustaDiesel. May be steam hauled subject to fire risk and crew availability
Monday15 April10:00 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuornDiesel. May be steam hauled subject to fire risk and crew availability
Tuesday16 April10:00 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuornDiesel. May be steam hauled subject to fire risk and crew availability
Thursday18 April10:00 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuornDiesel. May be steam hauled subject to fire risk and crew availability
Saturday20 April10:00 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuornDiesel. May be steam hauled subject to fire risk and crew availability
Sunday21 April10:00 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuornDiesel. May be steam hauled subject to fire risk and crew availability
Tuesday23 April10:00 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Thursday25 April2:30 PMPichi Richi ExplorerQuornAnzac Day
Saturday27 April10:30 AMAfghan ExpressPort AugustaDiesel Port Augusta – Quorn, steam Quorn – Port Augusta. May be steam or diesel both ways depending on fire danger and crew availability
Sunday28 April12:00 PMCoffee Pot Heritage Rail ExperienceQuorn
May
Sunday19 May12:00 PMCoffee Pot Heritage Rail ExperienceQuorn
Saturday25 May10:30 AMAfghan ExpressPort Augusta
June
Saturday8 June10:00 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Sunday9 June10:00 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Monday10 June10:00 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Saturday22 June10:30 AMAfghan ExpressPort Augusta
July
Saturday6 July10:30 AMAfghan ExpressPort Augusta
Monday8 July10:00 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Tuesday9 July10:00 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Thursday11 July10:00 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Saturday13 July10:00 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Sunday14 July10:00 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Tuesday16 July10:00 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Thursday18 July10:00 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Saturday20 July10:30 AMAfghan ExpressPort Augusta
August
Sunday4 August12:00 PMCoffee Pot Heritage Rail ExperienceQuorn
Sunday18 August10:00 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Saturday31 August10:30 AMAfghan ExpressPort Augusta
September
Sunday15 September10:00 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Saturday28 September10:30 AMAfghan ExpressPort Augusta
Monday30 September10:00 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
October
Tuesday1 October10:00 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Thursday3 October10:00 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Saturday5 October10:00 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Sunday6 October10:00 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Sunday6 October12:00 PMCoffee Pot Heritage Rail ExperienceQuorn
Monday7 October10:00 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Tuesday8 October10:00 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Thursday10 October10:00 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Saturday12 October10:30 AMAfghan ExpressPort AugustaDiesel. May be steam hauled subject to fire risk and crew availability
Saturday26 October5:00 PMSundowner ExplorerQuorn
November
Saturday2 November5:00 PMSundowner ExplorerQuorn
Saturday16 November5:00 PMSundowner ExplorerQuorn

Current year fares

Afghan Express

Adult return$118
Concession return$109
Child (4+) return$60
Family return (2 adults, 2 children)$297
Adult one-way$91
Concession one-way$84
Child (4+) one-way$46
Family one-way (2 adults, 2 children)$228

Pichi Richi Explorer

Adult return$74
Concession return$68
Child (4+) return$37
Family return (2 adults, 2 children)$184

Sundowner Explorer

Adult return$74
Concession return$68
Child (4+) return$37
Family return (2 adults, 2 children)$184

Coffee Pot

Adult return$285

A discount of 10% off the combined total fare applies for group bookings of 15 or more paying passengers travelling on the Pichi Richi Explorer, Afghan Express, and Sundowner Explorer services.

Tickets and booking information

See the bookings page for booking information.