Timetable

2023

DayDateTimeServiceDeparts from
March
Saturday11 March5:00 PMSundowner ExplorerQuorn
Saturday25 March5:00 PMSundowner ExplorerQuorn
April
Saturday8 April10:30 AMAfghan ExpressPort AugustaMay be diesel hauled subject to fire risk
Sunday9 April10:00 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuornEaster Sunday
Monday10 April10:00 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuornEaster Monday
Saturday15 April10:00 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Sunday16 April10:00 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Tuesday18 April10:00 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Thursday20 April10:00 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Saturday22 April10:30 AMAfghan ExpressPort Augusta
Tuesday25 April2:30 PMPichi Richi ExplorerQuornANZAC Day
Thursday27 April10:00 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Saturday29 April10:00 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Sunday30 April10:00 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Sunday30 April12:00 PMCoffee Pot Heritage Rail ExperienceQuorn
May
Saturday6 May10:30 AMAfghan ExpressPort Augusta
Sunday14 May10:00 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuornMother's Day
Saturday20 May10:30 AMAfghan ExpressPort Augusta
June
Saturday3 June10:30 AMAfghan ExpressPort Augusta
Saturday10 June10:00 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Sunday11 June10:00 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Sunday11 June12:00 PMCoffee Pot Heritage Rail ExperienceQuorn
Monday12 June10:00 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuornKing's Birthday Public Holiday
Saturday17 June10:30 AMAfghan ExpressPort Augusta
July
Saturday1 July10:30 AMAfghan ExpressPort Augusta
Saturday8 July10:00 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Sunday9 July10:00 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Tuesday11 July10:00 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Thursday13 July10:00 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Saturday15 July10:30 AMAfghan ExpressPort Augusta
Tuesday18 July10:00 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Thursday20 July10:00 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Saturday29 July10:30 AMAfghan ExpressPort Augusta
August
Sunday6 August10:00 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Saturday12 August10:30 AMAfghan ExpressPort Augusta
Sunday20 August12:00 PMCoffee Pot Heritage Rail ExperienceQuorn
Saturday26 August10:30 AMAfghan ExpressPort Augusta
September
Sunday3 September10:00 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuornFather's Day
Saturday9 September10:30 AMAfghan ExpressPort Augusta
Saturday23 September10:30 AMAfghan ExpressPort Augusta
Saturday30 September10:00 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
October
Sunday1 October10:00 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Sunday1 October12:00 PMCoffee Pot Heritage Rail ExperienceQuorn
Monday2 October10:00 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuornLabour Day Public Holiday
Tuesday3 October10:00 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Thursday5 October10:00 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Saturday7 October10:30 AMAfghan Express - Steam/DieselPort AugustaMay be diesel hauled subject to fire risk
Tuesday10 October10:00 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Thursday12 October10:00 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Saturday14 October10:00 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Sunday15 October10:00 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuornDiesel hauled, or Heritage Brill railcar
Saturday21 October10:30 AMAfghan ExpressPort AugustaDiesel hauled
November
Saturday4 November5:00 PMSundowner ExplorerQuorn
Saturday18 November5:00 PMSundowner ExplorerQuorn

Current year fares

Afghan Express

Adult return$103.00
Concession return$95.00
Child (4+) return$52.00
Family return (2 adults, 2 children)$258.00
Adult one-way$79.00
Concession one-way$73.00
Child (4+) one-way$40.00
Family one-way (2 adults, 2 children)$198.00

Pichi Richi Explorer

Adult return$64.00
Concession return$59.00
Child (4+) return$32.00
Family return (2 adults, 2 children)$160.00

Sundowner Explorer

Adult return$64.00
Concession return$59.00
Child (4+) return$32.00
Family return (2 adults, 2 children)$160.00

Coffee Pot

Adult return$260.00

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

Bookings